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  • April - June 2015
    • California Speaks OUT!
    • CPLA Effectiveness Training
    • From the President: Congratulations to our CPLA 2014 Awards Recipients
    • Meet the Board: Reese Isbell
    • Training for Friends and Foundations Boards
  • October - December 2014
    • Elected Advocates Speak Up! Learning how to "Be There For Our Libraries.."
    • "Trustee Corner" It's Party (and) Education Time
    • From the President: Reminiscing
    • California Speaks Out!
    • Ad Hok Friends: Listening, Listening, Listening
    • Foundation Features - The Long Beach Public Library Foundation
  • July - September 2014
    • Libraries Won at the June Ballot Box!
    • "Trustee Corner" You've Only Just Begun
    • California's New State Librarian
    • Foundation Features - United For libraries Turns on the Heat in Las Vegas
    • Meet our Board of Directors
  • April - June 2014
    • Elected Advocates Speak Up! Learning how to "Be There For Our Libraries.."
    • "Trustee Corner" Walk to Support Your Library
    • From the President: Advocate for a Cause
    • Ad Hok Friends: Volunteer to Support Your Library
    • Foundation Features - Give to Support Your Library
    • Meet our Board of Directors
  • January - March 2014
    • Advocates Speak Up! Be the Change
    • "Trustee Corner" Let's Make Some Noise - Write Letters!
    • From the President: Unsung Heroes: Making a Difference
    • Ad Hok Friends: What are Friends Doing to Extend Services?
    • Foundation Features - Partnership Creates Resources for Summer Reading
    • Meet our Board of Directors
  • October - December 2013
    • New Mission, New Newsletter, New Address, New Stuff to See
    • Elected Officials Speak Up!
    • CPLA is Going Green!
    • Ad Hok Friends - new column
    • Foundation Features - new column
    • Meet our Board of Directors - new column
  • July - September, 2011 Issue 3
    • Charlotte Craven, Camarillo Council Member
    • Cool Website: Woodland Public Library
    • Is you Library Board Effective
    • And They Came
  • July - September, 2010 Issue 3
    • Libraries Play a Central Role
    • Fall 2010, Legislative Report
    • What a Library Means to the Community
    • Hidden Treasures at the Orange County Public Library System
  • April - June 2010, Issue 2
    • Libraries' Important Role in Our Communities
    • Cool Website
    • 2010 CPLA AWARD Nominations
    • Senate Confirms Stacey Aldrich As State Librarian
  • January - March 2010, Issue 1
    • Libraries Are a Special Place
    • CPLA AWARDS
    • caltactics is "Going Green"
    • A novel plan for library services for the 21st Century
  • October - December 2009, Issue 4
    • I am a Library Junkie
    • Lawndale Library Celebrates Grand Opening
    • Libraries, Museums and 21st Century Skills
    • CPLA - Spring 2010 - Workshops
  • April - June 2009, Issue 2
    • Who Are Your Local Stars?
    • CPLA Award Nomination Form
    • Cool Website
    • Public & School Library Collaboration in Temecula: Win-Win
  • January - March 2009, Issue 1
    • Why I Support Libraries by Assembly Member Kevin de León
    • FOLUSA and ALTA to Become ALTAFF
    • Scaling the Ivory Tower
    • Successful November 2008 Library Ballot Measures
  • April - June 2008, Issue 2
    • Libraries - Meeting the Challenge
    • CPLA Award Nominations
    • The Mobile Universe
    • A New Library in Lincoln
  • January - March 2008, Issue 1
    • What Needs To Be Done to Fully Fund the PLF
    • Literacy Program Leads to Tax Payers... Not Tax Liabilities
    • "Why I Support Libraries"