We are pleased to announce the application for the Virginia Library Leadership Academy (VALLA), 2024 cohort is now available.


We are looking for:

  • Individuals who are interested in developing their leadership skills over the next year, regardless of where they are in their leadership journey or position in a library. 
  • A diverse group of individuals who would like to grow as library leaders across Virginia and are willing to invest in themselves through this process over the next year.
  • Individuals who are willing to learn from others, build their leadership network, and view leadership development through an Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion lens.

When: Sunday, March 10, 2024 - Wednesday, March 13, 2023


In-person workshop:
Hotel Madison & Shenandoah Valley Conference Center
710 S. Main Street, Harrisonburg, VA 2281
Post-workshop Mentor Sessions:

Cost: Free to 2024 participants, thanks to generous sponsorships by individuals and library organizations.

Deadline to apply: November 15, 2023

Has your interest been peaked? Click here for more information about the 2024 VALLA Cohort. A link is available to the application through the 2024 VALLA Cohort page, or you can click here to apply now.

If you have any questions, please contact the 2024 VALLA Planning Chair:

Dr. Jennifer Brown

[email protected]

 -Posted September 25, 2023