For Members Only

The Members Only section is a member benefit that gives YALSA members access to content that isn't available to the general public. Select from a link below to access the value-added content.

Access to For Members Only materials requires YALSA membership and a username and password.  Instructions on accessing For Members Only materials are available. If you would like to find out more about becoming a member, visit the ALA Membership Information page.


YALSA members get 10% discounts on all products in the ALA Store, as well as discounts for all ALA and YALSA conferences

Grants, Scholarships, Stipends & Awards

Members are eligible for more than $150,000 in YALSA's grants, scholarships, stipends, and contests for members each year

Leadership Opportunities

These include our mentoring program, Board Fellowship, and more

Networking Opportunities

Meet and interact with on virtual and face-to-face committees, Interest Groups and more

YELL (YALSA E-Learning Library)

YALSA members can access dozens of previously recorded webinars for free as an exclusive member benefit. Webinars appear in the archive 24 hours after they are presented. Webinar topics include getting involved in YALSA, using YALSA's competencies, advocacy, and classic YA titles.

YALSA E-News Archive  

Read the latest issue of YALSA's weekly e-newsletter or peruse back issues. Interested in advertising in YALSA E-News? See our media and sponsorship kit (PDF).

YALSA in ALA Connect

Through ALA Connect, ALA’s social networking site for members, YALSA members can network with each other in a space reserved just for them.

YALSA Committee Wiki  

YALSA offers a password-protected online workspace and resource guide just for its committees, task forces, advisory boards, and other work groups. Any official YALSA member group can access the member wiki; to get access, contact