Membership Benefits

What is the IFRT and Who May Join?

The Intellectual Freedom Round Table (IFRT) is a forum for discussion of intellectual freedom issues for libraries and librarians, and a channel of communication on intellectual freedom matters.

Any personal or institutional ALA member may become an IFRT member. Institutional members are non-voting. To join as a personal member, you will need to logon to the ALA site and follow the instructions as appropriate.

For organizational membership information, please check out this PDF.


Individual members, $15; institutions, $20; student members, $5. If you are a member of the American Library Association, you may send a check for the appropriate membership status (payable to the American Library Association) to Intellectual Freedom Round Table, American Library Association, 50 East Huron Street, Chicago, IL 60611. Be sure to write your ALA membership number and IFRT membership status on your check.

Membership Benefits

  • Receive notice of the online IFRT Report 
  • Vote for IFRT officers
  • Serve on IFRT committees
  • Run for IFRT office


Join the IFRT e-list and be up to date on the latest news of IFRT.