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Librarians, library staff, library supporters, vendors, and students.

TLA 2022 Membership is Open!

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. Take a one-minute virtual tour of TLA membership benefits.

TLA membership is valid for the calendar year – January 1 – December 31.  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.

For more information about TLA membership, contact Christy Reynolds, Membership Coordinator.

2022 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
$164
  • Income $60,000 through $79,999
$175
  • Income $80,000 and above
$193
Full-time Student (not currently employed in a library) or High School Student $26
Retired Librarian $40
Vendor $105
Trustee/Layperson/Advocate $40
Supporting Member $260
TLA 2022 Membership Form
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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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