Sessions Announced

Conference 2022 session proposals have been accepted and while the schedule is not yet final, session descriptions are now available. Once we have received confirmation from all presenters regarding their timeslot, we will update the page to include times.

Need to Register?

NCCCLA members should check their email for a registration link. If you are not a member, but would like to attend the conference, all you have to do is join NCCCLA, as the conference is free for members.

2022 Officer Candidates

As we approach the end of another term with NCCCLA, it is almost time to elect new officers. Candidate bios are included below, and members will receive information about voting via e-mail. If you have any questions about the upcoming election, please contact Retha Hall ( Thank you!

Thank you sponsors!

We would like to take the opportunity to thank our 2022 NCCCLA conference sponsors. We would not be able to have a successful conference without your support.

Thank you to our conference sponsors!

Sebco Books, UNC School of Information and Library Science, and WT Cox Information Services

Learn more about our sponsors:

UNC School of Information and Library Science
WT Cox

Collaborative Literacy Learning Series

NC LIVE is hosting the Collaborative Literacy Learning Series with the State Library of North Carolina starting this week. Seven webinars will be led by national speakers and our member libraries on how to lead literacy efforts within your communities. Experts will also share the tools and resources that can move the needle forward and advance digital equity.

Learn more & register:

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Keynote Speaker

Shamella Cromartie, MLS, is Associate Dean for Hunter Library at Western Carolina University. She is a graduate of North Carolina Central University’s Master of Library Science program and has worked in public and academic libraries. She began her college career and professional library career with community colleges and continues to believe in the values and experience of community colleges. Currently, her work emphasizes strategic planning, public relations and diversity, equity, and inclusion in library services. Her research agenda focuses on the library’s role in social justice and equity, as well as, equity in education. Cromartie takes a special interest in the recruitment and retention of underrepresented populations to the library profession and was honored by the Roundtable on Ethnic Minority Concerns of the North Carolina Library Association, as a Roadbuilder’s Award Winner for Academic Librarianship for exemplifying courage, integrity, and perseverance in the field of librarianship. In addition to a Masters in Library Science, Cromartie holds bachelor’s degrees in Criminal Justice and Political Science and is currently pursuing a Doctorate in Educational Leadership from Western Carolina University.