CAL membership Information - Individual membership

Benefits of Individual Membership:

Networking and problem-solving with colleagues in a variety of libraries

  • Professional development at the annual conference and workshops during the year

  • Complimentary webinars and opportunities to network throughtout the year

  • Reduced rates on the annual conference and other workshop registrations

  • Online access to Colorado Libraries journal and CAL newsletter

  • Eligible for CAL scholarships and awards

  • Opportunities for leadership in the organization and in the profession

  • Influential voice in the Colorado legislature through legislative work and the work of the lobbyist

Individual Dues Structure:

Individual Dues Level

Annual Income from Library

Membership Dues

Unemployed (limit 1 year)



Student (limit 3 years)






Library Trustee (not connected to active CAL Institutional Membership)



Individual Membership I

Less than $20,000


Individual Membership II

$20,000 - $39,999


Individual Membership III

$40,000 - $59,999


Individual Membership IV

$60,000 - $90,000


Individual Membership V

$90,000 or greater $150.00


Apply for Individual Membership

Your membership will run one year from the date you join.

If you are renewing early, your year will begin when your current membership expires.

Printable Membership Application (if unable to complete application online):

Please click here for a printable Individual Membership application.  Note: For quicker processing, you may complete the online application but choose the option to pay later.  Once completed, that online application may be paid by calling CAL's office with payment informaiton or by printing the completed application to send with a check.  Be sure to select your dues type before exiting the application.

*If you need to register several employees at once for CAL Individual memberships, please contact the office at [email protected]