SAIL - Serving Adults in Libraries
SAIL was established in 2013 as a WLA Interest Group to support the needs of library staff in Washington State who provide adult services. In 2015 the WLA Board approved a proposal to merge the TRIP (Technology) and RIG (Reference) Interest Groups into SAIL.
In addition to supporting adult reference and technology in libraries, SAIL focuses on readers' advisory, health literacy, and workforce education for adult patrons in public and academic libraries throughout Washington State.
The primary purpose of SAIL is to support librarians by:
SAIL @ 2016 WLA Conference
SAIL is sponsoring seven great sessions at the 2016 Annual WLA Conference, including a full-day preconference on Adult Programming. We will also be hosting a social board games event at the Wednesday night Meet & Greet Reception. Come and see us, or let us know what kinds of sessions you'd like to see for future conferences!
Throughout 2013 and 2014 SAIL made a major effort to collect resources related to the Affordable Care Act and libraries. Visit our Resources and Communications pages to find out more. Send us an email if you are aware of other resources we should be sharing.