Librarians, library technicians, information professionals, and anyone else interested in libraries and/or the information sector in Edmonton area are welcome to join GELA.

As a GELA member, you can:

  • Participate in events and promote issues that are relevant to Edmonton’s library and information community
  • Meet, interact with, and learn from other professionals, individuals and groups in and related to GELA
  • Suggest and help to organize discussions/events that are fundamentally important to libraries, information studies, and Edmonton as a whole

Membership Year: January 1 through December 31

Annual Membership Fee: $25.00

  • Membership is free for any student currently enrolled at a post-secondary institution.
  • Membership fee is waived for applicants with an annual income of less than $20,000. 

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How to join GELA in three easy steps

Step 1: Complete the membership form:

Step 2: Send your completed membership form to GELA: 

  • By email to: — New email address
  • Or by mail to: GELA, Box 60104, U of A postal outlet, Edmonton, AB, T6G 2S4

Step 3: Pay your membership fee (if applicable):

    • By using the PayPal widget below (submit membership form separately)

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