North Carolina Library Paraprofessional Association

The North Carolina Library Paraprofessional Association (NCLPA) is a round table of the North Carolina Library Association (NCLA). Most members are paraprofessionals, but all who advance the interests of support staff in the library workplace are welcome to join. We invite you to contact any Executive Board officer with your questions about NCLPA. Get involved today!

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Merayln G. Meadows Scholarship Recipients:

  • 2003-Clara Melissa Reece- Randall Library UNC Wilmington ( First Recipient)
  • 2005- Dee Daughtridge-Mcdowell County Public Library
  • 2007- Lisa Stevens-Pikeville Public Library
  • 2009 - Anna Dulin- Z. Smith Reynolds Library                             Wake Forest University
  • 2011- Jonda Sanders- Watauga County Public Library
  • 2013- Julianne Moore- Iredell County Public Library
  • 2015- Laura Chapman- Jackson County Public Library

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Suggested Resources:

  • Associates
    A journal for and about library support staff issues.





Call for applications! 2015 NCLA Conference Scholarship

Call for applications! The North Carolina Library Paraprofessional Association is now accepting applications for a scholarship to the NCLA conference this October in Greensboro, NC. You must be a member to apply. To apply, we need two things, a submitted online application, and a letter of recommendation. Please go to this link to submit your application: Then, submit one letter of recommendation (PDF format, please) to nclpa [dot] email [at] gmail [dot] com. Deadline is June 30, 2015.

NCLPA Scholarship for the NCLA Conference

The NCLPA (NC Library Paraprofessionals) will be offering a $100 NCLA conference scholarship to NCLPA members in good standing. I'll be posting details about how to apply in the next few weeks. In the meantime, if you are not an NCLPA member, please consider joining so that you will be eligible!

More details about the scholarship to come!