Join MLA

Membership is for everyone: staff, students, retirees, and advocates from libraries of all types - public, academic, school, and special.

Professional Development Networking
  • Annual state conference, chapter meetings and other professional development and educational opportunities in cooperation with other library organizations
  • Discounts for MLA sponsored CEU-backed professional development opportunities
  • Discounts for the annual Maryland Library Association and Delaware Library Association Conference
  • Discounts for many ALA-sponsored area conferences

Advocacy Awards and Scholarships
  • Annual awards include the Margaret Carty Emerging Leader Award and the Outstanding Member Award
  • Scholarships available for conferences, workshops, and those seeking higher education

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