Membership is limited to persons interested in furthering the objects of FOPL and shall consist of anyone whose application for admission as a member has received the approval of the Board.

Membership Classes:

There are three classes of members of FOPL:

Library Members, being public library boards, bodies deemed by legislation to be such a board, First Nations’ Chiefs and Councils, or public libraries existing as committees of council in Ontario as defined by the Public Libraries Act (Ontario) or other applicable legislation, which pay the membership fee provided for in the By-laws.

Delegates, being those individuals nominated for membership from time to time by Library Members to be their representatives to the Caucuses.

Associate Members, being other organizations which support the objectives of FOPL and the public library community, and which are important to its future well-being. The Board may in its discretion grant other organizations Associate Member status, subject to application being made by any such association, and the association paying the Associate Member’s fee.

To apply for membership, please contact our staff, and they will be happy to assist you with the application or renewal process.