Membership Year

The Membership Year is September 1 to August 31.  

Join Us

There are two ways to join the Chapter.

  1. JOIN US as a dues paying Local Chapter Member - Click Here
  2. REGISTER as an ACRL National Member of New England - Click Here
  • Eligibility Requirements apply for ACRL National Members seeking Chapter membership:
    • I am a member-in-good-standing with ACRL National.
    • I live, work or attend a school in New England.
    • I have a current personal membership with ACRL.
    • I am able to provide a valid ALA Personal Member ID Number for ACRL National Member of New England verification purposes.


  • Membership connects you to hundreds of academic library professionals throughout New England for:
    • Networking
    • Job opportunities
    • Professional advice and best practices
    • Community Building:
      • Share the innovations and successes of your library.
      • Work collaboratively on the challenges facing academic libraries today.
    • Events
      • Chapter Members receive reduced pricing for the annual conference and other regional conferences.
      • Targeted programs are offered throughout the year organized by one of our nine active special interest groups 
      • Attend the Annual Chapter conference (Takes place annually each May.)
    • Scholarships & Awards


  • Membership pricing
    • ACRL National Member of New England (working/living/going to school in New England)  FREE
    • Librarian Member: $20.00
    • Paraprofessional: $10.00
    • Student: $5.00
    • Retiree: $10.00

Payment Info

  • Payments received during the current membership year assures membership through August 31st of that calendar year.
  • Membership dues received from renewing members during the membership renewal period beginning in August apply to the next membership year.
  • Pay by Credit via Membership Eventbrite Registration Form.
  • Pay by check: Make checks payable to ACRLNEC. Please mail a copy of your confirmation form with your check to: ACRL NEC c/o Marianne Thibodeau Director, Merrill Library University of Maine at Machias 116 O’Brien Avenue Machias, ME 04654

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