SCLA is the state’s premier library association. We are a group of librarians, library staff members, and library supporters working together to advocate for and improve library services in South Carolina. If you’re visiting this site, you must care about libraries, and that means SCLA is for you!

As a member, you will benefit from:

  • advocacy efforts on behalf of South Carolina libraries and library staff
  • leadership and professional development opportunities
  • partnerships and collaboration with library leaders from across our state
  • reduced registration fees for attendance at our outstanding annual conference

To join or renew, use our easy online membership form. Library school students, please see below for information about our joint membership opportunities.

Institutional Memberships 

Bronze: $125.00
Silver: $250.00
Gold: $375.00
Platinum: $500.00

Institutional Membership Benefits:

  • Bronze: One Three Day Conference Registration
  • Silver: One Three Day Conference Registration & Award Brunch Ticket
  • Gold: One Comprehensive Conference Registration
  • Platinum: Two Comprehensive Conference Registrations
  • Please note the attendee must be a paid member of SCLA.

Don't want to pay your dues online? Just print and mail this form.

Joint Memberships

Students: If you’re joining SCLA for the first time and have never been a member of ALA, consider a joint membership! Library school students can join both organizations for just $38 annually, including membership in SCLA's New Members Roundtable.

Joint membership forms can be submitted online through ALA:

For information on submitting membership forms by mail, see the "Join Offline" section of ALA's Joint Membership Program site.

 Questions? Contact  Aimee Hiers (SCLA Executive Director) to learn more.