MLA Membership Benefits

  • Why Join MLA?
  • An opportunity to network with other Mississippi Librarians
  • An avenue for scholarships and grant opportunities
  • A mechanism to learn from other library professionals
  • A forum for presentations and publications
  • A way to gain organizational and leadership experience
  • A chance to make a difference for Mississippi libraries
  • A way to contribute expertise to the library profession
  • A connection for everyone interested in libraries
  • A chance to attend presentations from key leaders in librarianship
  • A support for libraries and library advocacy to tap for your local needs
  • An opportunity to participate in and influence the legislation affecting libraries
  • A cost effective way to be involved…low membership fees, tailored to earnings
  • A link to regional and national library associations
  • A way to receive the state publication Mississippi Libraries
  • A demonstration of commitment to the library profession



MLA's mission is to provide professional leadership for the development, promotion, and improvement of library and information services and the profession of librarianship in order to enhance learning and ensure access to information for all.

Office Hours:
Tuesday: 11:00am-5:00pm

Wednesday: 1:00pm-5:00pm

Thursday: 11:00am-5:00pm

PO Box 13687, Jackson MS 39236-3687 

Phone: 601-981-4586


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