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The NCLA Clerical Division is now the NCLA Support Staff Division!

Who We Are:

An organization committed to preparing for our future and the future of our libraries. An Association of concerned individuals and institutions responsive to your needs and interests.

What We Do:


  • Education Programs and Workshops for all library clerical staff.
  • An annual Open House which allows us to see other library buildings and gives us the opportunity to exchange ideas and procedures with members of other libraries.
  • An annual bus trip that is both educational and fun and allows us to get to know one another.
  • A seminar at the Long Island Library Conference.

Becoming a Member:

Anyone interested in joining this division may print out a membership form by clicking on the “Join” link on the upper left side of the NCLA website.

The Support Staff Division always welcomes new members. If you are a member, try to recruit a new face to join us! If you have never attended any of our functions, make it a point to join. Don’t be left out!

Membership Benefits include:

  • Reduced rate registration fee to the annual Long Island Library Conference Access to low cost, HIGH QUALITY and relevant continuing education opportunities
  • The opportunity to participate in a reasonably priced, group disability insurance program and/or dental plan tailored to your INDIVIDUAL needs! Note: Membership in NCLA must be maintained to continue your coverage under this program.
  • Newsletters, the Directory of L.I. Libraries and Media Centers [Note: requires a minimum dues payment of $15.00], special publications Selection of membership in ONE specialized division of your choice. [Additional divisions can be added at the low fee of $3.00/division]
  • And much more!