The membership of the Association shall be open to individuals and institutions that are committed, active and interested in Library and Information Management and services. Every member shall be bound and adhere to the principles and professional conduct and code of good practice.

Types of Membership




  • Ordinary – Librarians, Information Scientists, Documentalists, Archivists, Data Managers and other information professionals.
  • Students – any person studying Library and Information Science.
  • Retired – people who were working as Librarians and Information professionals and are pensioners.
  • Fellow – people who have changed career from Library and Information Sciences to other professions


  • Library and Information Centers, Corporate Bodies, Learning Institutions, Societies and other organizations, which maintain or are interested in library and Information Services.


  • Persons who have rendered distinguished services in promoting the objectives of the Association, may be elected honorary members at an annual general meeting. Honorary members shall be entitled to the same rights and privileges as personal members.


  • Persons and institutions outside Lesotho may be admitted as corresponding members. Corresponding members shall be entitled to receive publications usually distributed to members but they may not vote or hold office.


  • Persons or Institutions may be admitted to endowment membership. Such members shall have all the privileges of membership.

Membership Plans and Benefits

  • Regular communication on matters of importance to information workers.

  • Ability to network with other members in all sectors and all levels of the profession.

  • Eligibility for LLA awards, grants, scholarships or other financial opportunities.

  • Participate in IFLA, AFLIA, SCECSAL, ESARBICA conference at the reduced rates.

  • Participate in all LLA organized workshops/seminars at a subsidized fee/free of charge.

  • Opportunity to attend Annual General Meeting and an option to present a paper.

  • Receive updates on current developments in the library profession and other key announcements.

  • Sharing of job opportunities to members.