Membership and Renewal
Dues and Donations
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
Checks should be sent to:
Types of Memberships
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.
Intellectual Freedom Membership (Non-Voting)
Preferred dues are $3,000 per year. Organizations may contact the WLA President to make alternate arrangements, if needed.
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)