Membership is open to anyone with an interest in the library and information profession. Membership is annual from the month in which it is first taken out. All members are extended voting rights, the right to hold office, the right to participate on committees and receive exclusive discounts on events, programs, publications and related services as announced. Membership is non-refundable and non-transferable.

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OLA Statement on Staff and Volunteer Participation 

Please see instructions below on joining/renewing your OLA membership today.

Individual Membership

Membership for individuals working in the library field, retired from the library field, library school students, library position job seekers, friends of library or a key contact member for an institutional membership.

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Associate Membership

Businesses or Corporations in the library and information profession who show their support for OLA members through their associate membership and through their participation in OLA programs and events

Associate Member form and benefits

Renewing your OLA membership

Username: The email associated with your OLA account

Password: You will need to reset your password if you don’t remember your password

Please note that OLA no longer uses membership numbers for membership details. All membership details are connected to your email address which you use when signing up/renewing your membership.