Why Join NCLA?

The North Carolina Library Association is the only statewide organization in North Carolina concerned with the entire library community. There are many benefits to membership such as continuing education opportunities, advocacy initiatives, access to NCLA publications and the NCLA listserv. But perhaps the most significant benefit is networking and collaborating with other librarians, support staff and institutions across the state. NCLA is constantly evolving, and we cannot do this without you! Please join today and take advantage of these other incentives!

  • Discounted ALA and NCLA membership dues for students and paraprofessionals
  • Workshops and Conference discounts
  • Awards and scholarships
  • Active committees, roundtables, and sections
  • NCLA Leadership Institute
  • Voting rights
  • Email list

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What does NCLA do for you? (PDF)
View NCLA Brochure (PDF)

Returning members:

Membership renewals are now being processed through NCLA's new website. Please visit the new site to update your membership.

Need help renewing?  Contact the NCLA office at nclaonline [at] gmail [dot] com, or (919)839-6252.


Download the current NCLA application (PDF) and mail it to the NCLA office. See footer for address.

Are you in Library School? Joint ALA/NCLA membership is available for library school students at a discounted rate. Check out the ALA/NCLA joint membership brochure for details!

You may join online using the ALA/North Carolina Joint Student Member Form or print and mail applications to American Library Association, Membership Services, 50 East Huron Street, Chicago, IL 60611.