Join us at the 2023 ALA Conference in Chicago 

Polish American Librarians Association Presidents Program and Membership Meeting

Saturday, June 24, 2023 

11:30 AM – 1:30 PM 

Hyatt Regency McCormick, Field AB

Please join us at our annual program and meeting of the Polish American Librarians Association. You DO NOT have to be registered with ALA to attend our meeting although we encourage everyone to take advantage of the myriad of wonderful sessions and exhibits. It is our first in-person gathering since before COVID so we would love to see you all.  Please spread the word.


I. Polish Genealogical Resources- an overview by Claire Geskor 

II. Update on Polish Collections 

  Loyola University.  Emily Reiher, Director of the Women and Leadership Archives

Niles- Maine District Library, Bernadetta Koryciarz, Asst Head of Digital Services 

III. New resource book about Polish historical sites: Footprints of Polonia. Historical Sites in North America edited by Ewa Barczyk


Election of Board of Directors

Revision of dues.  Recommended $50 annual

Brainstorming on recruiting new members. 

Anyone wishing to be considered for the board of directors please let me know prior to the meeting. 

Light Polish refreshments will be served!


Ewa Barczyk, President, Polish American Librarians Association