• P. O. Box 33433, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
  • +255 744 296134

Benefit of Membership

Membership to TLA provides a range of benefits that help develop your skills, keep your knowledge up to date and advance your career. To join TLA is to invest in your professional future. TLA advocates the value of library and information professionals and the services they provide to the government, agencies and the public in general.

Member benefit from

• Professional development
Membership of TLA provides access to a wide range of professional development opportunities including, training courses, events, visits, workshops and conferences across the country and outside. 

Continuing to develop your profession throughout your career ensures that you keep up with the changing needs of the workplace and remain employable. 

• Support for career development
TLA members get support throughout their career, including help finding a job, and career development opportunities

• Stay informed 
Stay up to date with the latest industry news, trends and developments. As a member you will have access to a wealth of knowledge, information and resources on professional issues through the website, mailing list and Matukio newsletter.

• Networking and Sharing
Be part of a community of people working in the library and information industry. Events take place throughout the year such as meetings, workshops and conferences. Network online using TLA mailing list:This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Through membership you can gain international recognition and participate in a community of people who care about professional development.

Tanzania Library Association (TLA) was established in 1973, after the dissolving of the East African Library Association (EALA). Ever since it has remained the only professional association that safeguards the interests of all library and information personnel in Tanzania.