Join CTLS Online and pay by Credit Card or Invoice in 4 easy Steps

Step 1 : Sign In With Your Library Account – Please contact Paul Waak <> to set up your library’s account if you do not have one already.

Step 2 : Choose a Membership Level – Please select Membership Level 1 or 2, but not both; fill in the name of the library; and click the Add to Cart button for the membership level of your choice.

Step 3 : Choose Optional Services – The large print circuit is optional. Click Add to Cart if you would like to add this service.

Step 4 : Checkout – You should now have a membership level and optionally a large print rotating circuit in your shopping cart below.  To change your selected items you may click the red X to remove that item from your shopping cart and start again.  When your cart is ready

  • Pay by purchase card or credit card – Choose the PayPal checkout method and click the yellow Check Out with PayPal button.  You will then be taken to the PayPal site to enter your payment information.  A PayPal account is not required for this method.
  • Pay by check or request an invoice – Choose the manual checkout method and click the orange Proceed to Checkout button. Fill in the contact information so we know who to communicate with. If you need an invoice or a reference to a Purchase Order number, indicate that in the Additional Comment section. If the library’s membership will be paid by the Library Board, Friends of the Library, or someone else, it is alright to use their contact information. The payment will be attributed to the correct library.
  • If you have trouble joining online you may also download our membership form in PDF format. [Note: Libraries that are not already in the Large Print Circuit may only join in July or August.]

Level 1 Membership $300

Collaborative grant opportunities; vendor discount program; regional networking events; member pricing on workshop seats; consulting; on-site training; e-mail list; and access to CTLS LOANables – professional collection, children’s tablets, science programming kits, die cut machine, 250 dies, flatbed scanner, and videogame packs.

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Level 2 Membership $600

Includes Level 1 as well as: 2 free seats during the membership year at a ticketed CTLS event, telephone and email consultation services for members – 10 hours per year, and a site visit if requested.

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Level 3 Membership $900

Includes Level 2 as well as: 2 additional free seats during the membership year at ticketed CTLS events (for a total of 4 seats).

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LARGE PRINT ROTATING CIRCUIT (requires a Level 1, 2, or 3 membership, all slots have been filled) $150

150 books over 3 shipments per year. 50 books in each shipment. Shipping is free. Circuits run from September through July. Participating libraries must join the circuit by August 31 to be included. There is currently a limit of 53 libraries. To increase this limit go our Targeted Donations page. Expanding our Large Print Book Circuit is one of our first options.

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