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ALA is an exciting place to be these days— and for good reason. Thanks to improved programming, exciting online courses, and our interactive membership community ALAConnect , members become involved and make a difference for their libraries. ALA membership instantly connects you to a network of dedicated library professionals.

Personal Membership  | Organizational Membership | Corporate Membership | Joint ALA-State Chapter Student Membership


  • Increase your ability to reach and serve your community
  • Meet, connect, and network with professionals from all areas of library work
  • Help make libraries and the profession stronger
  • Enhance your library’s effectiveness
  • Build and share your knowledge
  • Engage in the latest trends and issues
  • Discover new technologies and innovations
  • Develop leadership skills
  • Support and advocate for the public’s access to information
  • Make an impact on related legislative issues
  • Be part of the global transformation of libraries