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Learn about the Library Support Staff Certification Program


The LSSC Program is managed by the American Library Association-Allied Professional Association (ALA-APA), a companion association to the American Library Association (ALA).


An ALA approved program that recognizes the achievement of library support staff who work in libraries. LSSC is managed by the ALA – Allied Professional Association (ALA-APA).

LSSC recognizes the value of the contribution of Library Support Staff to quality public service and efficient operation of a library, by offering voluntary certification based on a nationally recognized set of competencies.