The Idaho Library Association has members representing libraries of all sizes in all areas of the state. We are academic, public, and school librarians. We are trustees, retirees and friends. We are clerks, specialists, assistants, students and secretaries. Our interests are your interests—literacy, intellectual freedom, and library service for all Idaho citizens. Join ILA today and help us make great things happen for Idaho libraries. Join or renew below by selecting a membership level.

ILA benefits include access to powerful and effective representation before state legislators and leaders by our ILA legislative team, leadership development and networking opportunities, discounts on ILA annual and regional conferences, access to the ILA membership directory, and access to ILA scholarships, grants and awards. Students can also join join committees and work groups.

Thank you for becoming part of the Idaho Library Association. Libraries are key to a vibrant community and ILA is an integral part of the health of all Idaho libraries: advocating for literacy, continuing education, equal information access to all Idahoans, and supporting the vital programs of the state government’s Idaho Commission for Libraries (ICfL). Take a look at some of the important issues facing Idaho libraries this year.

We invite you to take advantage of opportunities to become more involved by linking into the ILA communication network libidaho, and participating in the ILA Annual Conference.

Please note that due to our support of a Policy Adviser who lobbies on behalf of library issues, ILA membership fees are NOT tax-deductible.

New Member

ILA/ALA Student Member*

Professional Member

Gross Pay above $35,000

Paraprofessional Member

Gross Pay below $35,000

For first time individuals who want a library advocate and a helpful association. Students: You can now join both ILA and the American Library Association for one low price of $38 a year (a savings of $23 a year). For library staff at any level, from page to director, earning more than $35k. For library staff at any level, from page to director, earning less than $35k.







Friends & Trustees

Multiple Memberships

For corporate sponsors looking to advance their business services in the library community.
Sponsors will receive a discounted exhibit booth at ILA events and
advertising in the ILA Annual Conference Program.
For retired librarians who worked in Idaho or other states For those who are members of their library's Friends association or Board of Trustees  Renewing for multiple people in your library? Click below to learn more.
$200 $35


Or register your full board for $175

*ILA/ALA Joint Student Membership Program for Idaho Library School Students. Students can join both Idaho Library Association and the American Library Association for one low price of $40 a year! Just fill out this ILA/ALA Membership Form. Join both state and national library associations and get connected to your future. Joint members are full members of both associations and receive all the benefits accorded to student members.

ALA benefits include 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 the ALA Student Member Portal, and access to ALA scholarships, grants and travel opportunities.

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