Print Membership Applications

To download a print-ready copy of  the applicable ALA membership year applications, please choose below. You must have Adobe Acrobat Reader to view any application. Or continue down the page for the online or call-in options for applying.  Dues are for the period of September 1, 2013 to August 31, 2014.

Personal Membership informational brochure (PDF)  - Discusses all types of Personal Memberships

Personal Membership Application (PDF) - Includes all ALA, division, section and round table dues for Personal members.

Support staff application (PDF) - Use for library support staff, paralibrarians, and paraprofessionals.

Student application (PDF) -  Use for any student enrolled in degree or certification program of any type. Please visit our Chapter Relations office for information about several Joint Memberships with state chapters and affiliates that are available for students.

International application (PDF) - Use for all non-USA resident librarians for special dues rates.

Organizational application (PDF) - Use for all libraries and non-profits, including international libraries.

Corporate application (PDF) - Use for all businesses that wish to become members of the Association.

Life application (PDF) - Use if you would like to join ALA as a Life Member.

Click through to our secure online membership application and join today:

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If you have questions about which type of membership is right for you or would like to join by phone, please contact our Member and Customer Service Center:

call member services at 800-545-2433 x 5