Lend Us Your Hospitality & Expertise

The success and smooth operation of the AALL Annual Meeting & Conference relies on the help of our dedicated volunteers. You can participate by volunteering to help in any of a variety of areas and contribute to the overall success of this year’s conference.

Volunteering brings terrific people together, and we are fortunate to have loyal volunteers whose great experiences bring them back year after year.



Held on Tuesday, July 16 at 12:45 p.m., volunteers will be assigned to check tickets at the entrance doors that will allow admission to this final conference event. If you have a purchased a luncheon ticket, you will still be able to attend on time.


Join other local colleagues at the Local Arrangements Committee desk to help attendees make the most of their time in our host city, offering advice about local and regional sites of interest and dining opportunities.


Library tours will be offered during the Annual Meeting to showcase a variety of local libraries. Volunteers are needed to help escort tour groups to and from libraries. Most tours include a combination of subway and walking to the location. Local registrants, or those who have lived in the DC area previously, are preferred.


Help collect tickets at the entrance to the exhibit hall on Saturday, July 13 from 5:00-6:30 p.m. See all of your friends and colleagues as they arrive for this opening night event. If you have a ticket for this event, you will still have the opportunity to attend it.


Welcome attendees, speakers, and special guests to the Annual Meeting at the direction of the Registration Supervisor. Assist attendees at check-in kiosks and distribute badge holders, lanyards, and registration bags and assist with badge ribbons. Three-hour minimum shifts will be offered during registration desk hours.


Join colleagues on Friday morning, July 12 from 9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m., to collate materials to place in registration bags that will be handed out to registrants. Dress is casual and beverages will be provided.

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Questions? Email us for more information about available volunteer opportunities.