Affiliate Membership

  • Paid for by the library organization (Public, Academic, Special, or Government)
  • Based on the annual budget of the library
  • Includes membership for all employees: professional library staff and all library support staff as well as members of Library Boards
  • Allows all professional library employees and all library support employees to participate in VLA Forums, serve on VLA Committees, and vote in VLA Elections
  • Provides discounted attendance at all VLA events for all professional and support employees of the Affiliate


Establish your Affiliate Membership Now

You will need a Key Contact at your library to establish the Affiliate and add/remove employees. You can add all employees when you complete the membership form, or you can add them later. Here are directions for adding them later. Questions? Please contact VLA Executive Director Lisa R. Varga, [email protected].

At their September meeting, the Executive Committee of VLA voted to increase the cost of Affiliate Membership for 2024. The previous increase was in 2022; VLA has not increased the price of Individual Membership since 2007. 2024 Membership rates are below.


Affiliate Membership FAQ

VLA would like to thank its current list of Affiliate Members:



  • Alexandria Library
  • American Public University System Library
  • Arlington Public Library
  • Augusta County Library


  • Blackwater Regional Library
  • Blue Ridge Community College
  • Blue Ridge Regional Library
  • Botetourt County Libraries
  • Brightpoint Community College


  • Campbell County Library System
  • Central Rappahannock Regional Library
  • Central Virginia Regional Library
  • Charlotte County Library
  • Chesapeake Public Library
  • Chesterfield County Public Library
  • Christopher Newport University
  • Culpeper County Library

D, E, F

  • Dabney S. Lancaster Community College
  • Emory & Henry College, Kelly Library
  • Essex Public Library
  • Fairfax County Public Library
  • Fauquier County Public Library
  • Ferrum College, Stanley Library
  • Fintel Library

G, H

  • George Mason University Library
  • Germanna Community College Libraries
  • Gloucester Library
  • Hampden-Sydney College, Walter M. Bortz III Library
  • Hampton Public Library
  • Handley Regional Library
  • Heritage Public Library


  • James L. Hamner Public Library
  • James Madison University
  • Jefferson-Madison Regional Library


  • Lancaster County Community Library
  • Library of Virginia, The
  • Liberty University, Jerry Falwell Library
  • Longwood University, Greenwood Library
  • Lord Fairfax Community College
  • Loudoun County Public Library
  • Lynchburg Public Library


  • Manassas Park City Library
  • Mary Baldwin University, Martha S. Grafton Library
  • Mary Riley Styles Public Library
  • Massanutten Regional Library
  • Middlesex County Public Library
  • Montgomery-Floyd Regional Library

N, O

  • Newport News Public Library
  • Norfolk Public Library
  • Norfolk State University
  • Northern Virginia Community College
  • Northumberland Public Library
  • Old Dominion University Libraries
  • Orange County Public Library


  • Petersburg Public Library
  • Pittsylvania County Public Library
  • Poquoson Public Library
  • Portsmouth Public Library
  • Powhatan County Public Library
  • Prince William Public Library System


  • Radford Public Library
  • Radford University, McConnell Library
  • Randolph-Macon College, McGraw-Page Library
  • Regent University Library
  • Richard Bland College Library
  • Richmond Public Library
  • Roanoke County Public Library
  • Rockbridge Regional Library System
  • Russell County Public Library

S, T, U

  • Shenandoah County Public Library
  • Shenandoah University Library
  • Staunton Public Library
  • Suffolk Public Library
  • Thomas Balch History & Genealogy Library
  • Tidewater Community College
  • University of Virginia, Alderman Library 
  • University of Virginia, Wise


  • Virginia Beach Public Library
  • VCOM - Virginia Campus Library
  • Virginia Commonwealth University Libraries
  • Virginia Wesleyan University, Hofeimer Library
  • Virginia State University
  • Virginia Tech University Libraries

W, Y

  • Washington & Lee University, James G. Leyburn Library
  • Washington County Public Library
  • Waynesboro Public Library
  • William & Mary, Swem Library
  • Williamsburg Regional Library
  • York County Public Library