what we do

To unite all libraries in Kerala by holding conferences and meetings for the discussion of questions affecting the library profession and matters affecting libraries or their regulation or management or other wise.

The Major Activities of KLA are,

1 Professional Development Programmes
  a Developing Policies and Guidelines in consultation with Regional, National and International Professional Bodies in LIS
  b Prof. K.A. Isaac Commemoration Lecture  in every year
  c KLA Gold Medals for BLISc & MLISc Toppers from all the three Universities of Kerala
  d Prof C.A. Augustine Holy Cross Endowments
  e Seminars and Workshops at International, National  and Regional levels
  f Workshops on LIS software/ technologies/tools
  g UGC-NET Coaching Programmes
  h Skill Development Programmes for Researchers, Faculty and Students
  i National Library Week, Librarians’ Day and Reading Day celebrations
  j Career Orientation Programmes for LIS students
  k Lectures, Talks  and Sensitization Programmes on recent developments in LIS
  l Felicitation Programmes to the Members for their  Professional Achievements
  m Conducting periodical surveys to assess the impact of LIS in the society
2 Representing and Lobbying  for favourable Policy decisions from the Govt. for the overall Professional well being of the Members working in different Sectors
3 Collaborative activities with other National and International Professional Associations, Govt Organizations, NGOs  and Sponsoring  Agencies.
4 Consultancy, Planning and Implementation Library Modernization  Projects
5 Publication of a Quarterly Newsletter,  Books, Seminar Proceedings , Reports and Brochures
6 Family get-togethers