You are using an outdated browser. Please upgrade your browser to improve your experience.

Close
Search
Join TLA

Individual

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

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.

The TLA 2022 membership year is January 1 – December 31, 2022.

Join Today

Professional Educator Liability Insurance

TLA partners with Barclay Insurance to offer professional liability insurance at a discounted premium rate ($42) to TLA members. This policy will guards against financial devastation in the event you are named in a serious lawsuit arising in the course and scope of your responsibilities as an educator. The policy year is January 1 – December 31. You may add the policy to your membership when you join or renew (online or via the membership form PDF). If you have already joined or renewed your TLA membership for 2022, you may add the insurance to your membership by updating your membership selections in Members Only. Questions? Contact Christy Reynolds at TLA.

Take this one-minute virtual tour of TLA membership and 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
2022 Membership Form Download
Download
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.

 

Latest News
View all News

May Staff Spotlight: Casey Rice

TLA News, TLA Staff Spotlight

In our TLA Staff Spotlight series, we will highlight a different Texas Library Association staff member each month. It’s part of our effort to make sure you know who the […]

Read More

Between the Lines: May Member Spotlight

Between the Lines: Member Spotlight, TLA News

Jacqueline “Jacqui” Bridges-Sheppherd Texas Bluebonnet Award Coordinator Retired school librarian, Arlington ISD   What inspired you to become a librarian? I was always a reader and a lifelong learner, which […]

Read More