Personal Membership with ILA

Benefits of a Personal Membership with ILA include:

  • Professional development workshops, seminars, and conferences at discounted member rates
  • Participation opportunities in ILA’s different special interest groups, addressing issues from intellectual freedom to social responsibility, and serving the needs of special groups from academic to youth services librarians, from public library managers to library trustees
  • Legislative advocacy through ILA’s legislative program which represents ILA at legislative hearings and issues legislative alerts and updates to ILA’s membership
  • Employment services through the Library Jobline of Illinois
  • Networking with colleagues throughout Illinois and increasing legislative contacts
  • ILA Reporter, a bimonthly newsletter which covers legislative topics, current issues, information on ILA activities, and the only published calendar of statewide, library-related events
  • Savings on ILA publications
  • Discount on Illinois Library Association Handbook of Organization and Membership Directory, an essential reference tool for association information and networking
  • Recognition through ILA’s awards programs, honoring deserving individuals each year for their accomplishments for the library community Students receive substantial savings on educational activities
  • Opportunities for savings with Hertz Rent-A-Car

Apply for a Personal Membership using the following secure form:

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Library professionals, please choose one salary range below.
Library advocates / students / trustees / support staff, please choose one membership category below.
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