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Individual Voting and Institutional Memberships are eligible for discounts where applicable--see if any discounts apply to you before you register!

Individual Voting Membership
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  • Eligibility to run for association officer
  • Eligibility to participate in association committees
  • Eligibility to participate in our Management Interest Group's Professional Mentor/Mentee Program
  • Eligibility to vote in association elections
  • Discounts on registration to our Annual Conference & our Spring Fling professional training workshops
  • Access to member communications and mailing lists
  • Access to exclusive online resources, including our member directory and past conference materials
  • Special Rates:
    • Library Student $20 (5 yrs max)
    • Trustee, Retired, Unemployed / Transitional, Friend, Out of State $40
    • First-time members $40 (first year only)
    • Para-professionals $40
  • Standard rates are based on your gross salary:
    • Less than $30k = $40/yr
    • $30k to $40k = $95/yr
    • $40k to $55k = $120/yr
    • $55k to $85k = $140/yr
    • $85k and up = $165/yr
  • For more information, please call our Membership Department at 1-626-204-4071 or email Membership Associate Karen Frazier

  • Register online or use our paper form
  • Students: consider purchasing a joint CLA/ALA membership. For a total of 38$/yr, you receive all the benefits of CLA's Individual Voting Membership, plus ALA membership benefits including:
    • 6 issues of American Libraries magazine
    • Weekly e-delivery of AL Direct
    • Bi-monthly Student Direct
    • Discounts on ALA and Division conferences
    • 10% discounts on ALA Editions and Graphics
    • Access to ALA scholarships, grants and travel opportunities
    To register for joint CLA/ALA student membership, visit: ALA/California Joint Student Membership
Individual Supporting Membership
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  • Discounts on registration to our Annual Conference & our Spring Fling professional training workshops
  • Access to member communications and mailing lists
  • Access to exclusive online resources, including our member directory and past conference materials
  • Please note: supporting members are individuals who are not currently employed in the field of library services.

  • $25/yr
  • For more information, please call our Membership Department at 1-626-204-4071 or email Membership Associate Karen Frazier

Business Membership
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  • Discount on exhibit space at our Annual Conference, with priority assignment
  • 10% off your first posting to our online Job Board (new members only)
  • Recognition for your organization's support on our association website
  • Access to exclusive online resources, including our member directory and past conference materials
  • $300/yr
  • For more information, please call our Membership Department at 1-626-204-4071 or email Membership Associate Karen Frazier

Institutional Membership
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  • Full-time legislative advocacy and support on behalf of California libraries
  • 50% off on postings to our online Job Board
  • Discount on exhibit space at our Annual Conference
  • Access to member communications and mailing lists

 

  • Special Discounts:
    • Out-of-state = $150/yr
  • Standard rates are based on your organization’s current annual operating expenditure:
    • 20 million and up = $2,600/yr
    • 10 to 19.9 million = $1,800/yr
    • 5 to 10 million = $1,000/yr
    • 2 to 5 million = $750/yr
    • 1 to 2 million = $600/yr
    • $500k to 1 million = $500/yr
    • $200k to $500k = $250/yr
    • Less than $200k = $150/yr
  • For more information, please call our Membership Department at 1-626-204-4071 or email Membership Associate Karen Frazier

  • Register online or by our paper form.  If you have questions, please call us at 1-626-204-4071
  • Interested in a higher level of involvement, support, & benefits?
    Consider choosing an Enhanced or Sustaining Institutional Membership when you register for Standard Institutional Membership.

Enhanced Institutional Membership

Enhanced Institutional Members make a greater contribution to CLA; this membership level represents a higher level of involvement & support among our institutional members and receives a greater amount of member benefits.

In addition to the benefits of Standard Institutional Membership, Enhanced Institutional Membership includes:
(To use the free conference registrations, group pricing discounts, or free conference exhibit space, the enhanced institutional membership must be purchased and the conference registrations completed prior to close of Advanced Conference Registration.

Level 2 (additional $500/year) formerly Silver

  • Unlimited free job postings to online Career Center
  • 1 free registration to Spring Fling professional training workshop
  • 1 free registration to Annual Conference

Level 3 (additional $750/year) formerly Gold

  • Unlimited free job postings to online Career Center
  • 2 free registrations to Spring Fling professional training workshops
  • 2 free registrations to Annual Conference

Level 4 (additional $1,250/year) formerly Platinum, formerly $1,000

  • Unlimited free job postings to online Career Center
  • 3 free registrations to Spring Fling professional training workshops
  • 3 free registrations to Annual Conference

Level 5 (additional $2,500/year) new

  • Unlimited free job postings to online Career Center
  • 4 free registrations to Spring Fling professional training workshops
  • 4 free registrations to Annual Conference
  • member pricing to conference for up to 10 additional employees or affiliates

Level 6 (additional $4,000/year) new

  • Unlimited free job postings to online Career Center
  • 4 free registrations to Spring Fling professional training workshops
  • 4 free registrations to Annual Conference
  • member pricing to conference for up to 25 additional employees or affiliates

Sustaining member (additional $7,500/year) modified benefits, reduced from $9000*

  • Unlimited free job postings to online Career Center
  • 4 free registrations to Spring Fling professional training workshops
  • 4 free registrations to Annual Conference
  • member pricing to conference for unlimited employees or affiliates
  • 1 free conference exhibit space
  • Recognition for your organization's sustaining contribution alongside annual conference sponsors on event signage and at meetings during conference