The Mid Atlantic Library Alliance, usually referred to as MALiA, is a consortium of over 225 public, academic, school, and special libraries. Originally founded in southwestern Virginia, the organization has grown to include libraries throughout Virginia as well as member institutions in Tennessee, North Carolina, West Virginia, Kentucky, Alabama, and Florida. MALiA is open to all libraries, regardless of location, and we welcome new members at any time.

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MALiA November Meeting

Nov 4 2022 Meeting of MALiA consortium

The MALiA Fall 2022 meeting will be on Friday, November 4, 2022, 10:00am – 2:00pm. The meeting will be held at Pack Memorial Library (Buncombe County Public Library) in Asheville, North Carolina. Molly Schock, Director of the Washington County Public Library, will be speaking about her experiences with book challenges. Jill Minor, also of Washington County Public Library, will be speaking about the importance of curating materials in Libby.

The cost of an in-person attendance is $20, including lunch and morning coffee break.

Attend virtually! Email Kelly McBride Delph,, for Zoom link. We also plan to offer a recording of the program.

If you have any questions regarding the fall meeting, you may contact Sally Jones at