Join Us

Your NJLA membership is a solid investment in your career. Your support and participation are key to the success of the Association. 
Be a part of the vibrant New Jersey library community!

NJLA offers 6 membership types:

  1. Individuals
    For librarians and library support staff
    About Individual Membership ► Join Online NowPrint membership form

  2. Students
    For MLS students - includes joint membership with ALA
    About Student Membership ► Join Online Now

  3. Institutions/Libraries
    For libraries, does not include membership for all staff
    About Institutional Membership ► Join Online Now / Print membership form

  4. Enhanced Institutional Membership (EIM) - Coming January 2023
    For libraries, includes memberships for all staff members of all levels
    About Enhanced Institutional Membership ►
    Need an individual membership during the gap period? Sign up here

  5. Friends Groups
    For Friends of the Library groups, 1 membership covers all group members
    About Friends Group Membership ► Join Online NowPrint membership form

  6. Commercial
    For companies/vendors that do business with libraries
    Commercial memberships are undergoing a restructuring to bring companies greater benefits. More information coming soon.

The New Jersey Library Association:

  • Advocates for New Jersey's libraries
  • Promotes equitable salaries
  • Co-sponsors the New Jersey Statewide Summer Reading program
  • Takes official positions on issues affecting libraries
  • Publishes guidelines (sample job descriptions, core competencies, etc.)
  • Supports intellectual freedom
  • Creates opportunities for new and future librarians
  • Strengthens our professional community

Direct your questions about membership, or to change you NJLA contact information please contact the NJLA office.