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Individual membership: for librarians, library staff, library supporters, vendors, students, and other supporters.

Join or renew your TLA 2021 membership between March 22 and April 30 & be entered to win one of FIVE free registrations to our in-person conference in Fort Worth in 2022 plus a free hotel night!

We have a place for you at TLA! Join the Texas Library Association to take advantage of valuable member benefits, expand your career opportunities, and support the library profession. Individual memberships are available for the following: librarians, library professionals, and library staff from academic, public, school and special libraries; full-time students; retired librarians; vendors; and trustees, supporters, and advocates.

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Your membership is valid until Dec. 31, 2021. Basic dues include complimentary membership in one Division, one District, and one Round Table. Additional Divisions, Districts, or Round Tables may be added at an extra cost. No fees are required for Discussion Groups.

2021 Individual Membership Rates

Individual membership dues are non-refundable and non-transferable. TLA membership is a calendar year, January 1 – December 31.

Librarian, Library Professional, Library Staff (dues based on annual income level):
  • Unemployed through $9,999
$25
  • Income $10,000 through $14,999
$48
  • Income $15,000 through $19,999
$65
  • Income $20,000 through $29,999
$81
  • Income $30,000 through $39,999
$113
  • Income $40,000 through $59,999
$156
  • Income $60,000 through $79,999
$167
  • Income $80,000 and above
$184
Full-time Student (not currently employed in a library) or High School Student $25
Retired Librarian $38
Vendor $100
Trustee/Layperson/Advocate $38
Supporting Member $248
Out of State Member $65

Why join? Let’s let “Curbside Larry” explain. You’ve probably seen one of his many viral videos promoting libraries. We are thrilled that he’s also a fan of TLA!

ALA/TLA Joint Student Membership

Library school students are eligible to join both ALA and the Texas Library Association at one low price of $42 a year. Join both state and national library associations and get connected to your future. Join today.

 

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