ACRL 2021 features a mix of more than 300 semi-live and on-demand programs, interactive discussion groups, eye-popping posters, social wall, and fun connections. Register for conference access through May 6, 2021. The LAST DAY to access ACRL 2021 Virtual Conference content is May 13, 2021.

With the most relevant sessions featuring diverse and engaging speakers and thought-leaders, ACRL 2021 is where you need to be.

March 12, 2021
Early-bird deadline

April 16, 2021
Advance deadline

April 16-
May 6, 2021

May 13, 2021
Access to content ends

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Membership Type
Early Bird Deadline: March 12, 2021
Advance: March 13 – April 16, 2021
ACRL personal member $289 $329
ALA personal member $359 $399
Nonmember $399 $439
Nonsalaried ALA member $129 $169
Retired ALA member $129 $169
Full-time library school student $99 $129

Review the ACRL 2021 Code of Conduct, registration, and virtual conference participation policies.

Group discounts

10 or more attendees from same institution – enter discount code GROUP10 to receive 10% off applicable registration fees. 25 or more, enter SUPERGROUP and receive 15% off registration fees.

Fun and Wellness

Balance of programs allows you time to smile, connect, relax and recharge.

Recently added to the conference program are sessions designed to help you connect with others around activities and hobbies that you enjoy. Social Sessions include everything from Silver Linings to Schnauzers and/or Seltzers. Tuesday night includes a Silent Reading Party with live piano music and on Wednesday and Thursday check out DJ Neekola for some late afternoon/evening beats. Yoga, Meditation, and Breathwork sessions are there for you as well to enjoy at your own pace, in your own space.


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Your ACRL 2021 registration includes:

Virtual Exhibit Hall

Keynote Speakers

Chat Room Connections

Days to Access Content

Digital Poster Sessions

Interactive Programs

Learn. Collaborate. Participate.

No travel costs. ACRL 2021 is 100% virtual this year, so there are no prohibitive flight, hotel, or travel expenses… just register online and you’re ready to go! No furtive name tag glances, and no sore feet! You can enjoy the experience from wherever you are, however you like.

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Easy to Navigate Agenda

Choose what is most relevant to you. With sortable tags and session types, attend what matters most to you.

Virtual Exhibit Hall

The best services and tools in the profession. Exhibitors and sponsors will entice you with live demos and prizes.

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Interaction & Fun

Text & video chat, applaud/like/heart, Q&A with upvoting, gamification, and of course, cat pics.

Meeting Play is the official ACRL 2021 Platform.

Enjoy its intuitive interface, unique engagement features, and outstanding performance.

Check out the video to see some of the features this high-end platform offers ACRL 2021 attendees.

International Attendees

ACRL welcomes guests from over 25 countries at every conference. We look forward to your participation! Please reach out to us at if you have any questions.

First-time Attendees

We can’t wait to get to know you and if you are ACRL-curious, it’s never been easier to get to know us. Please reach out to us at and let us know if you have any questions, we’re happy to help!


In order to give us time to make arrangements, please make all accessibility requests to Tory Ondrla, ACRL Conference Manager before March 12, 2021.

Land Acknowledgement

ACRL acknowledges the land and water it originally intended the conference to gather on. Let us explore how we might build relationships with sovereign tribal nations to lead higher education to be an inclusive space fostering innovation and collaboration.