The American Association of School Librarians (AASL) is the only national professional membership organization focused on school librarians and the school library community. AASL has more than 7,000 members and serves school librarians in the United States, Canada, and around the world.

AASL became a division of ALA on January 1, 1951. Prior to independent division status, AASL was a section of American Library Association. Having supported the profession for 65 years, AASL understands the current realities and evolving dynamics of the professional environment and is positioned to help members achieve universal recognition of school librarians as indispensable educational leaders.

The mission of the American Association of School Librarians is to empower leaders to transform teaching and learning.

65th Anniversary Task Force

Carl A. Harvey, Chair
Susan D. Ballard
Carlyn J. Gray
Susan P. Kowalski
Blanche Woolls
Eileen F. Kern, Board Liaison
Allison K. Cline, Staff Liaison
Sylvia Knight Norton, Staff Liaison