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Become a Member of AJL

Thank you for your interest in joining AJL.  If you haven’t done so already, please view our Hear From Our  Members and Benefits pages. Our membership year starts October 1st and ends September 30th. Our dues are not pro-rated. Dues paid after July 1 will be applied to the following year. If  you have any questions regarding membership please contact Sharon Benamou, AJL Vice President of Membership at benamou@library.ucla.edu.

Our Membership Dues are below.  Select the Membership Type that best fits you or your organization, you will be taken to a Membership Form and then to  Check Out where you may pay with a credit card.

You can join by mail as well.  Download a membership form and mail it to the address below with your check payable to AJL.

Sharon Benamou, AJL Membership
18653 Ventura Blvd. #827
Tarzana, CA 91356

AJL understands that extenuating circumstances may impact some members’ ability to pay the full amount of their membership dues. Your membership is important to us. If you are currently experiencing circumstances that require you to significantly reduce your expenses, we ask that you pay what you can at this time, using this Special Category.

If you have any questions regarding this matter, please contact our Treasurer, Holly Zimmerman at treasurer@jewishlibraries.org or our President, Kathy Bloomfield at president@jewishlibraries.org.

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Please select the Membership Type that best fits you or your organization, you will be taken to a Membership Form and then to  Check Out where you may pay with a credit card.

Membership Type Description Amount
Individual
Full-time, part-time, and/or volunteer workers in library related fields
$77.00
Friend
Faculty, clergy, authors, publishing professionals, interested individuals, etc.
$77.00
1st Year Student
First and second year library student memberships are subsidized by AJL.
0.00
2nd Year Student
First and second year library student memberships are subsidized by AJL.
$36.00
Retiree/Unemployed
$36.00
Small Institution
< 100 FTE, includes 1 Individual membership
$90.00
Large Institution
> 100 FTE, includes 1 Individual membership
$118.00
Corporate
Book vendors, publishing companies, etc.
$118.00
Partner
$180.00
Supporter
$360.00
Patron
$540.00
Benefactor
$1,800.00
Life
Lifetime Individual Membership
$3,600.00