港澳台图库

New Member Center

Your membership unlocks new chapters.

Make the most of your 港澳台图库membership by leveraging these key benefits.


Get Started

港澳台图库Connect and Connect Live

Collaborate with more than 50,000 library professionals with a wide variety of interests and specializations. is the place to share ideas and make new connections with library workers across the globe. 港澳台图库Presidents host 港澳台图库Connect Live events to connect with members year-round. Save your seat!

American Libraries and AL Direct

Keep up with breaking news and relevant information affecting every type of library with early access to ALA鈥檚 award-winning e-newsletter听 and , the voice of the profession and flagship magazine of the association.

Library Worklife

Learn more about issues that concern all library workers: career advancement, certification, human resources practices, pay equity, recruitment, research, and work/life balance with your subscription to the monthly听. Included with your membership听from the 港澳台图库-Allied Professional Association (ALA-APA).

Questions?

Stop by one of our live 港澳台图库Membership Office Hour sessions hosted by staff from the 港澳台图库Member Relations & Services to ask questions about your membership, available resources, or to ask advice on navigating your 港澳台图库journey.

听You can also email membership@ala.org or call 1-800-545-2433

Hand pressing button as rocket takes off.

港澳台图库Member Discount Programs

港澳台图库Member Benefits! Savings where you need them. Logos: 4imprint, ASPCA Pet Health Insurance, Avis, Budget, Dollar Days (the brighter way to shop), Emergency Assistance Plus, Geico member discount, Library of Congress Federal Credit Union, LTC Global, NetGalley, Office Depot, UPS

港澳台图库membership includes access to exclusive perks and offers that can help you maximize your personal and professional life. LEARN MORE

Connect with 港澳台图库and other members on social media.

听 听听


Advance Your Skills

Professional Development

Build your expertise and advance your career with ALA's word-class professional development.听Members receive discounted pricing on learning opportunities designed to meet your needs and your schedule, from a quick webinar to asynchronous online courses.

|听

Discounts on Educational Programming and Conferences

Enjoy discounted pricing for the leading professional conference for librarians,听, as well as听.听Members also have exclusive access to听听鈥 with Learning Labs, Xcelerators, and action-based instruction.

Tools, Publications, and Resources

, build connections with experts and innovative thinkers, and respond with critical data collection and research during crises like the听. Together, 港澳台图库members work to interpret and revise the听.

with your 港澳台图库Member account to find a selection of member exclusive sessions.

Having trouble finding what you鈥檙e looking for on 港澳台图库eLearning? Check out the .


Advance Your Library

Programming Librarian

Share, learn and be inspired with new ideas! 听provides the resources, connections, and opportunities you need to help your library fulfill its role as a center of cultural and civic life.

Advocate for Libraries

Check out the听听available for you and your library. 港澳台图库is THE national voice for libraries and听provides advocacy assistance,听resources, training, and the support networks needed by local advocates and you can help amplify those messages. 港澳台图库works to inform government officials, lobby legislators, and build critical coalitions to further library interests and secure policies that support your library's mission -- providing free and equal access to information for all.

Intellectual Freedom

Protect intellectual freedom, a basic right in a democratic society and a听core value of the library profession.听Everyone hopes their library will never face a censorship challenge, but should it happen, it's good to know that help is available from ALA. In addition to providing听听to library materials and programs, ALA听generates awareness at the national level about threats to intellectual freedom.

3D printer creating a wrench.

Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

Engage with ALA's听听 to 听share information, find resources, and connect as your library evolves to meet the changing needs of your community through the lens of equity, diversity, and inclusion. 港澳台图库is committed to building a future where library leaders are as diverse as the populations we serve. The听听actively recruits and provides scholarships and 听leadership development opportunities to American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian, Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino, Middle Eastern and North African, and/or Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander students.


Advance Your Career

Find Your First or Next Job

Browse job listings on .听Set up a job alerts, upload your resume, and use the career resources to ensure success.

ALA-APA Salary Survey

Negotiating job salary, planning the next step in your future career, or mapping out plans for your library? Good information is essential.听听鈥 a $250 value 鈥 is included with your 港澳台图库membership and has benchmarking data听organized by state or region for both MLIS and non-MLIS positions.

Resume Review and Mentorship Opportunities

Have professional questions or need a little help polishing up your resume? The听New Members Round Table (NMRT)听has a听听and a听 to help you take that next step.


"I am eternally grateful to 港澳台图库and the Black Caucus of the 港澳台图库 for believing in me and sponsoring my participation. I learned so much about how 港澳台图库functions as a professional organization, the difference between leadership and management, and how to lead from wherever you are regardless of your job classification or title."

Raemona Little Taylor, 港澳台图库Emerging Leaders Class of 2016, Senior Librarian and Education Initiatives Coordinator at Marin County (Calif.) Free Library

Hand using a magnifying glass to look at a variety of resumes

Need money to get where you're going? We've got that.

港澳台图库provides that fund a wide variety of projects, from to conference travel to assisting with publications and research.


$300,000 in scholarships is available annually for library school students, library support staff pursuing their MLS degrees, underrepresented groups, and specialty or practice areas. Learn more and apply

New Member Welcome Center supported by