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All are welcome to join TLA—not only librarians, archivists and curators in performing arts collections, but also private collectors of performing arts memorabilia, performing arts scholars and teachers, librarians of all kinds who love the performing arts, performing artists of all kinds who love libraries, and anyone else who values information resources that serve performing arts research, education and production.

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Membership categories:

  • PERSONAL membership is for an individual
  • STUDENTS and other NON-SALARIED individuals may join at a special reduced rate
  • INSTITUTIONAL membership is for use by the entire staff (and, in the case of libraries, the patrons) of an organization
  • $75 AT 75 ANNIVERSARY membership is a special membership category in celebration of TLA's 75th Anniversary, and may be chosen by both individuals and institutions—by choosing this membership category, you'll be supporting our activities and publications
  • And now, a new SUSTAINING member rate of $75+$75=$150 is available for individuals and institutions that want to show their commitment to TLA by making a more substantial investment in its activities and publications

 

Membership privileges:

  • PERFORMING ARTS RESOURCES - Features in-depth articles on resource materials in the fields of theatre, popular entertainment, film, television and radio, information on public and private collections, and essays on conservation and collection management of theatre arts materials. Published on an irregular schedule. (Members also may purchase back volumes of PAR and other TLA publications at discounted prices.)
  • BROADSIDE ONLINE - Newsletter of the Theatre Library Association. Features brief articles and news items related to exhibitions and collections, information about TLA-sponsored events, book reviews, and other items of interest in the fields of theatre, film, and dance. Published three times per year.
  • MEMBERSHIP DIRECTORY ONLINE - The list of current TLA members, both personal and institutional, with their professional and contact details. Updated periodically.
  • SPECIAL MEMBER RATES FOR REGISTRATION AT TLA-SPONSORED CONFERENCES AND SYMPOSIA, including the annual ASTR/TLA Conference (jointly sponsored with the American Society for Theatre Research) in November. There is no charge for admission to the annual TLA Business Meeting and Awards Ceremony in October.
  • VOTING PRIVILEGES in elections of the Officers and Board of Directors, and on other matters which may be placed before the membership.

Membership in Theatre Library Association, or receipt of any of its publications or other mailings, is available only by contacting TLA directly. Payments via subscription agencies or other vendors are accepted from non-U.S. institutions only.

 

Membership dues (per year):

  • Personal Members: $30
  • $75 at 75 Anniversary Members: $75
  • Sustaining Members: $75+$75=$150
  • Students/Non-Salaried Members: $20
  • Institutional Members: $40

Membership is based on the calendar year (January-December), regardless of what time of the year a member joins.  Members joining after October 31, however, will be credited for the following year's dues.

 

Attention Non-U.S. Members:

In order to defray the rising costs of international postage, members with non-U.S. mailing addresses are now required to pay a $20 surcharge.

 

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TLA dues can be paid online or by mail.

 

Pay Online

Online payments can be made by credit card or can be transferred directly from a bank account, if you have a PayPal account. If you don't have one, visit PayPal for more information and account setup. When joining TLA, please consider making an additional donation to our Book Awards fund. As per the TLA bylaws, members joing after October 31, 2014 will be credited for payment of their 2015 dues.

Choose one of the following membership categories, indicating whether you have a U.S. maiing address or not by using the appropriate dropdown menu:

2014 Personal Membership - New:

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2014 $75 at 75 Anniversary Membership - New:

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2014 Sustaining Membership - New:

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2014 Student/Non-Salaried Membership - New:

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2014 Institutional Membership - New:

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Your donation helps to make our annual Book Awards possible. We appreciate your support!

Dues and all other contributions to TLA are tax-deductible as provided by law. Theatre Library Association is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) Corporation, chartered by the Board of Regents of the University of the State of New York. FEI #51-0180775.

 

Pay By Mail

Enclose a check made payable, in U.S. funds only, to THEATRE LIBRARY ASSOCIATION, and send to the following address with the personal (for all individual members, including students and non-salaried) or institutional (for all organizations and libraries) Print Membership Form, as appropriate:

    Theatre Library Association
    c/o The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts
    40 Lincoln Center Plaza
    New York, NY 10023
    USA

When joining TLA, please consider making an additional donation. Your donation helps to make our annual Book Awards possible. We appreciate your support!

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Print Membership Form - Institutional Members

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Dues and all other contributions to TLA are tax-deductible as provided by law. Theatre Library Association is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) Corporation, chartered by the Board of Regents of the University of the State of New York. FEI #51-0180775.

 

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Last updated: December 22, 2013