About ULA

Mission Statement

ULA cultivates professional development, connection, and inclusivity to promote strong Utah libraries.

— ULA Bylaws


We are the heart of our profession, circulating knowledge and creating connections.

— ULA Strategic Plan, 2022-2025


  • Promote library services and librarianship in all types of libraries in the state of Utah.
  • Provide opportunities for professional involvement of all persons engaged in any phase of librarianship within the state.
  • Assist in setting standards and principles for libraries in the state.
  • Provide continuing education programs for Utah librarians and library employees.

— ULA Articles of Incorporation


Executive Board and Appointed Board Members


Land Acknowledgment

The Utah Library Association represents libraries located on Native American shared territory of the Confederated Tribes of Goshute, Paiute Indian Tribe of Utah, San Juan Southern Paiute Tribe, Northwestern Band of Shoshone Nation, Skull Valley Band of Goshute, Ute Indian Tribe of the Uintah and Ouray Reservation, Ute Mountain Ute Tribe, White Mesa Community, and the Navajo Nation. We honor the original ancestors of this land and also offer respect to their sovereign nations. We acknowledge this history to cultivate respect for and advocate with our indigenous communities still stewarding this land.