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Memberships & Benefits

Membership with SLA provides you with many opportunities for involvement, professional development, program supports, and more that are not available to non-members. You can be an individual member or your organization can join as an institutional member. Each type of membership provides different opportunities and benefits.

If you have questions about your membership or are not sure which membership type is right for you, please contact the SLA office by emailing

Individual Memberships


  • Eligible for all SLA Continuing Education Grants and program grants
  • Eligible to serve on SLA’s Board of Directors
  • Eligible to join any of SLA’s committees and networks
  • Free access to members-only webinars offered throughout the year
  • Access to SLA’s Individual Member Directory
  • Access to SLA learning resources and past webinar recordings
  • Discounted rates for the annual Saskatchewan Libraries Conference
  • Discounted rates for The Partnership’s Education Institute Sessions
  • A 20 per cent discount from SaskBooks
  • Voting rights in SLA business matters
  • A variety of discounts on travel, hotels, entertainment, and more through Perkopolis (Learn how to register here!)
  • Discounted price for a McNally Robinson Saskatoon reader reward card
  • Access to SLA’s preferred rates on room bookings at the DoubleTree Hotel & Conference Centre Regina (Contact Anita Nevrekar at or 306-525-7580)
  • Access to SLA’s preferred rates on room bookings at the Hilton Garden Inn Saskatoon or the Travelodge Saskatoon (Contact Karen Pepper at or 306-978-6524)


Individual membership fees vary based upon gross annual salary:

  1. Non Salaried, Student, Retired: $15.00
  2. Up to $39,000.00: $40.00
  3. $40,000.00 to $59,000.00: $70.00
  4. $60,000.00 to $89,000.00: $100.00
  5. $90,000.00 and up: $130.00

Become an Individual Member


Institutional Memberships


With an SLA institutional membership, institutions are entitled to:

  • Have one voting delegate in SLA business matters
  • Eligibility for all employees for SLA Continuing Education grants and program grants
  • Eligibility for all employees to serve on SLA committees and participate in networks
  • Free access for all employees to SLA’s members-only webinars offered throughout the year
  • Discounted rates for all employees for the SLA annual conference
  • Discounted rates for all employees for The Partnership’s Education Institute sessions
  • Discounts to list job opportunities on The Partnership Job Board


Institutional Membership fees are based on staff size:

  1. 1-8 workers: $120.00
  2. 9-24 workers: $170.00
  3. 25-49 workers: $200.00
  4. 50-74 workers: $225.00
  5. 75+ workers: $250.00

Become an Institutional Member