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Our membership includes librarians, library staff, trustees, and friends, affiliated with all types and sizes of libraries. If you work in or love libraries, please join us!
Why should you be a member of NDLA?
Membership is fun and rewarding, it supports the library profession in our state, and it’s a great way to get to know people from other North Dakota libraries! Our success depends on an active, enthusiastic, and sharing membership. It’s through your involvement that you and everyone in the North Dakota Library Association gains.
We have several membership categories available:
|Category||Yearly Dues||Eligibility||Voting||Eligible for office||Member rate at conference|
($0 - $30,000)
|$35||Any library employee||yes||yes||yes|
($30,001 - $49,999)
|$45||Any library employee||yes||yes||yes|
($50,000 or more)
|$60||Any library employee||yes||yes||yes|
|Student||$25||Library school students
(limit 3 years)
|Trustee||$25||Members of library boards of trustees||yes||no||yes|
|Associate||$25||Retirees, friends, volunteers, vendors||no||no||yes|
|Honorary & New Director||$0||New director of a ND library
(limit 1 year)
|Honorary||$0||NDLA Selected Members||no||yes||yes|
|Small Institution||$70||Up to 3 FTE||no||no||1 staff member|
|Medium Institution||$135||4-9 FTE||no||no||2 staff members|
|Large Institution||$200||10+ FTE||no||no||3 staff members|
Institutional membership dues are based on a library’s full-time staff. For each $50 of dues, one person from the library’s staff may register at the conference member rate. Institutional memberships do not include any personal memberships.
Personal members may belong to as many sections and roundtables as they wish, choosing from:
- Academic and Special Libraries Section
- Health Science Information Section
- Public Library Section
- School Library and Youth Services Section
- Archives/Records Management Roundtable
- Government Documents Roundtable
- New Members Roundtable
- Technical Services Roundtable
Our 2017 Annual Conference will be held in Grand Forks, ND October 4-6, 2017. We look forward to seeing you there!
Please don’t hesitate to contact the membership chair if you have any questions.