Joint Membership

RILA is excited to offer a joint membership with the New England Library Association (NELA) at a discounted rate. 

The NELA Joint Membership is for individuals only and do not apply to Institutional Memberships. When you join or renew your RILA membership there will be a field for the joint membership described below. If you have questions, please contact


New England Library Association (NELA) Joint Membership

The mission of the New England Library Association is to provide educational and leadership opportunities for library staff in support of improved library services for the people of New England.  This includes mentoring newer members of the library profession and increased networking opportunities. 

Join NELA and you will receive: NELA News and email announcements, discounts on NELA events and conferences, access to shadowing opportunities and mentors, and connecting with library professionals across New England.  RILA members can now take advantage of paying the discounted fee of $20 a year ($15 a year for students and retirees) to become NELA members, in addition to your regular RILA membership. 

Membership levels include Individual and Student.  Learn more on the NELA website.

"Rhode Island Library Association" is a 501(c)6 non-profit organization. Rhode Island Library Association, P.O. Box 6765, Providence, RI 02940

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