Membership

Members on a Library TourBuild support for your synagogue or church library. Have everyone who cares about your library become a member of CSLA with your congregational membership. Each person included on your congregational membership application will receive:

- Individual access to our online quarterly magazine, Congregational Libraries Today
- Access to an assigned CSLA Mentor and an informal network of hundreds of congregational librarians

- Discounts on all of our publications
- Discounts offered by our institutional members
- Regular updates about news and opportunities of interest to librarians
- Member prices for the annual conference and regional and chapter events
- Voting rights and eligibility for all CSLA committees and offices

 

 

Other options for membership include individual member, student member, affiliate member and institutional member. The membership year begins January 1.

To join, download and complete an application form (click the button below) and mail it to our Portland headquarters. Copy the application as many times as necessary to include an unlimited number of individuals on your congregational or affiliate membership. Visa and MasterCard accepted on orders of $25 or more.

Membership Categories

Individual Membership — Open to any interested person. Dues are $50 for one year (January-December) ($55 Canadian/foreign) and includes one subscription to Congregational Libraries Today.

Student Membership — Open to any student enrolled in a college or university program in librarianship. Dues are $20 for one year (January-December) ($55 Canadian/foreign) and includes one subscription to Congregational Libraries Today.

Congregational Membership — Open to any church or synagogue. Dues are $70 for one year (January-December) ($75 Canadian/foreign). Up to three individuals may be included with your congregational membership. Each member receives a subscription to Congregational Libraries Today.

Affiliate Membership — Open to any local group of libraries or council whose membership is organized or associated because of a concern for effective congregational libraries. Dues are $100 for one year (January-December) and include a subscription to Congregational Libraries Today for each individual at a library. Up to three individuals may be included in your affiliate membership.

Institutional Membership — Open to any business, industry, association, or institution concerned with the interests of church and synagogue libraries. Dues are $200 for one year (January-December) and include three online subscriptions to Congregational Libraries Today and discounts on advertising in Congregational Libraries Today and exhibiting at the annual CSLA National Conference. Contact our office administrator for an Institutional brochure.