We are delighted you are interested in ECLA membership!

About Memberships

Individual and church library memberships in the Evangelical Church Library Association are $20.00 per year, and run from October 1st through September 30th (coinciding with our conference year).

Special Affiliate membership is available to organizations who share our commitment to support church and Christian school libraries.

Please direct any questions or comments about membership to our Membership Coordinator at

Benefits of Membership

Do you benefit from the information, resources, support and encouragement you receive from the ECLA website and Facebook Page? If so, consider partnering with us as we seek to minister to fellow church and school librarians. Here are some of the benefits you will receive:

  • Your membership will support the work we are doing to serve church librarians around the world.
  • Discount of $10 to apply to our annual conference held every year in October in the Wheaton, Illinois area.
  • A Members-Only page on the website which will give you free access to all of our archived Church Libraries journal, a publication that is packed with book reviews and helpful information.
  • Access to free Members-Only equipping tools, and free downloads of recorded keynote addresses and workshop sessions from previous conferences.
  • Be part of a mailing list which will include a printable quarterly digest of blog postings that so that you will not miss anything on the blog.
  • Receive regular emails about important changes and updates.
  • Voting privileges.

All this for the sum of just $20 per year.

We hope you will consider partnering with us!

Membership Application & Payment

To apply for payment, please download and complete ECLA membership form.

Make check or money order payable to ECLA in U.S. funds.

Mail to: ECLA, P.O. Box 353, Glen Ellyn, IL 60138-0353.

Members-Only Equipping Tools

Our Members-Only page is password-protected. The password gets emailed to Members at the start of the membership year, and to new Members when they join.

If you forget the password, or have not received it yet from ECLA, please contact our Membership Coordinator ( so she can verify your membership status and provide you with the password.