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Professional Organizations

Kentucky Library Association

The Mission of the Kentucky Library Association (KLA) is to provide leadership for the development, promotion and improvement of library and information services and the profession of librarianship in order to enhance and ensure access to information for all.

KLA is a chapter of the American Library Association and an affiliate of the Southeastern Library Association.

American Library Association

The ALA Constitution states the purpose of ALA as, "The object of the American Library Association shall be to promote library service and librarianship." The stated mission is, "To provide leadership for the development, promotion, and improvement of library and information services and the profession of librarianship in order to enhance learning and ensure access to information for all."​