Member Benefits

Why Become an ALTA Member?

The Alberta Library Trustees Association is your professional association, open to all library trustees serving on your library board!  Together, we are the collective voice for over 2,000 library trustees, committed to governing over 220 library boards and dedicated to ensuring libraries in every one of our communities flourish.

Every ALTA membership contributes to a strong provincial voice that is needed to speak out on behalf of Alberta Libraries! There is strength in numbers!

ALTA is listening and committed to strengthening, supporting and raising awareness of vital issues, developing tools, resources, workshops, sharing information on the pulse of libraries across our great province and recognizing trustee’s incredible contributions. 

Working together we have the potential to ensure the heart of every community thrives; our library!

ALTA is evolving and we need your support and feedback.

Your voice and your thoughts shape our future, please share your concerns, your challenges and bring your issues to the ALTA Board for further discussion. Connect with your local ALTA Library Trustee who represents you on the ALTA board, click here to view or connect with our Executive Director ed@librarytrustees.ab.ca

Join us at Regional Library System Conferences as we host Trustee Connect and other trustee sessions to discuss, resolve the issues and challenges that matter most to your library board!

We heard trustees wanted more information and resources, so we overhauled our website, updated and produced a brand new Trustee handbook (click here) it’s now easier to navigate, faster, more resources and more tools than ever before.

The Trustee Voice E-newsletter with breaking news, updates, resources and what’s happening in libraries across Alberta. When you renew or choose to become an ALTA member, you can designate who will adminstor your ALTA account and update the names and emails of your entire library board, to ensure no one misses the information.

Your one ALTA membership covers your entire library board, for the entire year and includes access to,

Together, we are shaping our libraries future and ensuring trustees have access to the vital resources and information we need to ensure our libraries success!

Thank you for your continued support!