ALA Organizational Membership


Through organizational membership in ALA, your library gains a unique opportunity to have its concerns clearly heard at the national level. Joining ALA is a benefit to your organization and in maintaining a strong a voice in the future of America’s libraries. Eligibility includes all types of libraries, not-for-profit schools conducting programs of library education, and other not-for-profit organizations including library associations, affiliated organizations, and international organizations.

ALA works to increase public awareness about the value of libraries to our communities. Organizational members can take advantage of many ALA programs and events to help expand staff skills and services. Joining ALA offers your library a wide range of benefits, including discounts such as professional publications, employment, and management resources, human resource and managerial resources, information, and important library-related insurance.

Rates effective September 1, 2023 - August 31, 2024