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Become a Member

Why join?

Have a look at our What's in it for me page to see what you get for your subscription.

How to Apply for Membership

You can apply to join by completing our online membership application form or by downloading the application form in PDF format and completing by hand.


Download our membership leaflet

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Membership Form (Download)

Membership Application Form (includes credit card payment option)

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Membership Form

If you would like to pay in euros, please use the Euro application form.

Contact Details

For members outside the EU, a delivery charge of £12.00 per membership will be added to the total membership fee.

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Background Information
Schools/Colleges/Organisations Only:
Full-time Students Only:
Confirmation and Payment

I wish to apply for membership of the School Library Association.

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By becoming a member of the Association you assume a legal liability in the event of the Association's being wound up during your membership or within a year after the cessation of your membership to contribute to the Association an amount not exceeding 50p.

Cheques should be made payable to The School Library Association, crossed and sent to: The School Library Association, 1 Pine Court, Kembrey Park, SWINDON SN2 8AD.

To pay by standing order, please contact the SLA office for a form.

To pay by credit card, please download the application form in PDF format, fill it in and post it to the SLA office.

Credit Card payments

For your own security do not include credit card details on email or scanned documents emailed to SLA.  Please telephone 01793 530166.

Membership Pricing

Membership of the School Library Association costs:

  • £89.00 or €104.00 Annual membership subscription — 1 copy each quarter of The School Librarian
  • £119.00 or €139.00 Annual membership subscription — 2 copies each quarter of The School Librarian
  • £47.50 or €56.00 Annual membership subscription — Retired or full-time student members
  • Delivery charge for delivery addresses outside UK and EU: £12.00