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Why people should join.
Dues vary by membership type, but all dues are based on the calendar year (January 1-December 31). Membership dues must be paid in full at the time election ballots are distributed in order to vote, and/or to receive the member registration rate for the annual conference.
Interest Group Dues
Membership in interest groups is $10 per group.
Options for donating to WLA efforts such as XXX and XXX are available on the enrollment/renewal form. Donations are made in increments of $1.
Active membership is available to any individual who is or has been engaged in library work, or who is interested in library work and the objectives of WLA. Examples of this membership category:
Dues for active memberships are based on salary: $1 per $1,000 salary, plus $10 for those
who make over $20,000 per year. For those who make under $20,000 per year,
membership is $20 per year.
Associate Membership (Non-Voting)
Associate membership is available to any individual not employed by a library who is interested in library work and the objectives of WLA. Examples of this membership category:
Dues for associate memberships are $8 per year.
Institutional Membership (Non-Voting)Includes free membership for board members. Does not provide institutional employees with personal membership privileges. Dues for institutional memberships are $150 per year, which includes complimentary membership for your board.
Life Membership (Voting)
Life membership is no longer available. Members who currently hold this type of membership have all the privileges of an active member. Life members must pay annual dues to any interest group in which they desire membership.