PLA has commenced its Inclusive Internship Initiative (III) activities for summer 2019. Through III, PLA sponsors paid and mentored summer internships at public libraries for high school juniors and seniors. The libraries were selected through a competitive application process in early 2019. With individual guidance from a mentor, each intern engages with multiple facets of library life, from administration to user services. A total of 96 people—48 interns and 48 mentors—are attending the 2019 III Kick-Off, taking place in Chicago, June 13–15.
PLA, June 13