2024 Youth Services Conference

March 10-11, 2024  

The Youth Services Division is excited to announce that the Youth Services Conference is moving to the Spring in 2024 at Indiana University in Bloomington, INProgramming has also been extended to two full days of education, networking, and fun! The schedule will go live mid-January and will continue to be updated as sessions and presenters are confirmed. 

Interested in presenting? The call for proposals form is currently open and accepting proposals through December 29. Click the link below to submit your proposal. If you have any questions, please email Caroline White

Submit Your '24 Youth Services Program Proposal


Registration is OPEN now through March 3. Below are important registration deadlines for the listed pricing options: 

Early Bird Pricing | December 11 - February 2
Deadline extended through February 9!

Members - $125
*Institutional Members - $140
Non-Members - $170

Standard Pricing | February 10 - February 25
Members - $155
*Institutional Members - $170
Non-Members - $200

Last Chance Pricing | February 26 - March 3
Members - $185
*Institutional Members - $200
Non-Members - $230

Other Pricing
Student Members - $25
Student Non-Members - $35
Retired Member/Non-Member - $35
Onsite Pricing - $275*regardless of member status, applies after March 3*

*Institutional member pricing requires a discount code. Please email Caroline White to confirm the status of your institution's membership to receive the discount code to register.*

Biddle Hotel & Conference Center

"No matter what brings you to Bloomington, the Indiana Memorial Union’s Biddle Hotel and Conference Center is the perfect place to stay during your visit. As a guest here, you’ll enjoy upscale accommodations and first-rate amenities in the heart of the Indiana University campus—and you’ll be steps away from some of Bloomington’s best dining, shopping, arts and entertainment, and nightlife."

Room Block Rate
$119 + tax, per room, per night 
Room Block Dates
Sunday, March 10 - Monday, March 11
Room Block Group Code 
*If you are reserving your room online, please be sure to use the drop down option to select "Group Code" when putting in the code listed above. The default setting is "Promotional Code" and if you enter in the group code with that selection, it will result in an error screen.* 
Book Your Room


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2024 Youth Services Conference Schedule

Meet the 2024 Youth Services Keynote Speakers


 Exhibitor & Sponsor Registration

Exhibitors and sponsors are the lifeblood of successful events. It takes your support and committment to ILF to provide our members with top notch programming, speakers, and education. It also gives you an opportunity to put your products and services in front of library professionals from across the state. Below are the exhibitor and sponsorship options available. 

Registration is OPEN now through March 3. Below are important registration deadlines for the listed pricing options: 

For-Profit Exhibitor Booth | $750

Non-Profit Exhibitor Booth | $400

There are only FIVE booths left - don't wait and reserve your booth today. Once all booths have been filled, a waitlist will be started. 

Exhibitor registration includes: 

  • 6FT table w/ chairs 
  • Table cloth 
  • Exposure in all marketing emails, website, and mobile app 
  • Opportunity for a 10-minute product presentation ahead of select sessions 
  • Discount on a booth at the 2024 Annual Conference 

Exhibitor Booth Hours

Sunday, March 10
Setup from 8AM-11AM
Exhibitor Hours are from 12PM-4PM
Dedicated Exhibitor Break from 2:30PM-3PM

Monday, March 11
Setup from 7AM-8AM
Exhibitor Hours are from 8AM-3PM
Dedicated Exhibitor Break from 10:30AM-11AM
Exhibitor Breakdown from 3PM-4PM

If you are unable to attend as an exhibitor this year, we hope you consider one of available sponsorship options listed below. 

Book Signing Sponsor | $500 Investment

Lanyard Sponsor | $1,000 SOLD - IU Center on Representative Government 

Namebadge Sponsor | $500 Investment 

Keynote Speaker Sponsor | $2,500 Investment 

Keynote Speaker Lunch Sponsor | $2,500 Investment 

Sponsor registration includes: 
  • Exposure in all marketing emails, website, and mobile app for all sponsors 
  • Lanyard sponsors will have their logo on the lanyard 
  • Name badge sponsors will have their logo on the name badges 
  • Keynote speaker sponsors will be acknowledged at the beginning of the session 

To register as an exhibitor or sponsor, click below. If you have any questions, please email Caroline White

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ILF Cancellation Policy

Below are the cancellation refund timelines. Full conference refunds outside of the timelines listed below are subject to refund on a case-by-case situation. ILF completely understands that life happens and things are often out of our control, so we will always do what we can to work with you. These policies help us ensure we are financially responsible with our event programming as the possibility of these events depend on your event participation and support. Thank you for supporting ILF. If you have any questions, please email Caroline White

Registration cancellation refund requests between December 11 - February 11 are refunded in full

Registration cancellation refund requests between February 12 - March 3 are refunded at 50% of the total registration cost. Unpaid invoices are still expected to be paid upon cancellation. 

Registration cancellation refund requests after March 3 are not subject to refund. If you are experiencing an emergency situation, please email Caroline White and she will work with you. 

If you would like to transfer a registration to another person, please email Caroline White. Registration transfers are permitted throughout the entire registration period. Registration transfer requests after March 3 are not guaranteed