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Our membership includes librarians, library staff, trustees, and friends, affiliated with all types and sizes of libraries. If you work in or love libraries, please join us!

Why should you be a member of NDLA?

Membership is fun and rewarding, it supports the library profession in our state, and it’s a great way to get to know people from other North Dakota libraries! Our success depends on an active, enthusiastic, and sharing membership. It’s through your involvement that you and everyone in the North Dakota Library Association gains.



We have several membership categories available:

Category Yearly Dues Eligibility Voting Eligible for office Member rate at conference
Personal $35-$60 Any ND library employee yes yes yes
Individual Personal Memberships
Member $35 Salary range $0-$30,000 yes yes yes
Member $45 Salary range $30,001-$49,999 yes yes yes
Member $60 Salary range $50,000 + yes yes yes
Other Individual Memberships 
Student $25.00 Library school students
(limit 3 years)
yes yes yes
Trustee $25.00 Trustee of a Library Board yes yes yes
Retired and Friends $25.00 Retirees, friends, volunteers, vendors no no yes
Institutional Membership
Institutional $25   no no no  


Active members may belong to as many sections and roundtables as they wish, choosing from:

  • Academic and Special Libraries Section (A & SL)

  • Health Science Information Section (HSIS)

  • Public Library Section (PLS)

  • School Library and Youth Services Section (SLAYS)

  • Technical Services & Government Documents Roundtable (TECHSERT/GODORT)

  • New Members Roundtable (NMRT)

Membership Forms

Join Online


Renew Online


Join or Renew by Mail

Address your completed form to:

Laurie McHenry
Thormodsgard Law Library
University of North Dakota School of Law
2968 2nd Ave N Stop 9004
Grand Forks ND 58202-9004

Our 2019 Annual Conference will be held in Minot, ND in September 2019. We look forward to seeing you there!

Please don’t hesitate to contact the membership chair if you have any questions.

Membership Benefits