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As a member of the American Association of School Librarians, the only national association for school library professionals since 1951, you are a part of a diverse and engaged community of educators transforming teaching and learning.

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Community & Connection

Communities of Practice

Communities of Practice are AASL member groups driven by a shared learning need and convening to advance their practice. Learn More


AASL Sections

AASL maintains three member sections that represent a special field of activity within the profession. Learn More


AASL Chapters

AASL Chapters are state- and regional-level school library associations sharing an affiliate relationship with AASL. Learn More


AASL Town Halls

AASL Town Halls are a monthly opportunity for school library professionals to network and brainstorm around a central theme. Learn More


AASL Member Forum

AASL Member Forum is your place to join the discussion and keep up-to-date on matters pertaining to the profession. Learn More



Social Media

AASL maintains a presence on various social media platforms. Learn More


Setting the Standard

AASL sets the standards for the school library profession. Learn More


Knowledge Quest

Knowledge Quest is the scholarly journal of the association. Learn More


Knowledge Quest Website

The KQ website features blog posts and content related to the current print issue. Learn More


School Library Research

School Library Research is AASL's scholarly refereed research journal. Learn More



AASL offers a rich variety of publications on topics essential to school librarians. Learn More


Awards & Grants

AASL awards and grants recognize excellence and best practices in collaboration, leadership, and innovation. Learn More


Position Statements

AASL's official position on issues related to the profession, policy, and professional development. Learn More



Explore toolkits designed to assist school librarians with various matters relating to the profession. Learn More


Email Newsletters

Monthly, bimonthly, and weekly email newsletters to keep up-to-date on association and professional news. Learn More



AASL on ALA eLearning

Browse AASL webinars and slidecasts from AASL's National Conferences on this centralized web portal that brings together the most comprehensive digital collection of professional development for library professionals. Learn More



AASL National Conference

The biennial AASL National Conference is the only national conference dedicated solely to the needs of school librarians and their roles as educational leaders. Learn More


ALA Conferences

School librarian programming is presented at both LibLearnX and ALA Annual Conference. Learn More

Get Involved

Volunteering is a great way to expand your professional network on a national level. 

AASL is continuously seeking school library leaders to share research, attitudes, methodology and practical tactics with the community through committee work, blogs, publications, and professional development. 

AASL personal members can use the Get Involved Form to be considered for appointment.



If you have questions regarding your membership, please contact the Member Relations & Services (MRS) Center at or 1-800-545-2433. MRS representatives are available to assist you Monday–Friday, 8:30 AM–4:30 PM Central.

Login to the ALA website, click on “View My ALA,” then choose “Update My Profile” to make changes to your contact information. Be sure to click “Save and Continue” at the bottom of the page to validate your changes. Or call ALA Member Services at 800-545-2433.