Membership




ILP members will gain the opportunity to provide high-quality online events, with attention to EDI, for their library patrons at an equitable cost. These virtual events will connect communities and audiences across the state through shared event experiences and program resource sharing. 

Please note: Season 4 membership registration is currently closed.

Illinois Libraries Present (ILP) is excited to announce Season 4 membership is now open for new members! We are thrilled Neil Gaiman will launch Season 4 in September 2024.  We hope you and your library will join us for a fantastic lineup of presenters including Erika L. Sánchez, Jason Reynolds, Chef Art Smith, Michelle Buteau, James McBride, and more! The deadline to sign up is March 31, 2024.  

Launching September 2024 and running through May 2025, our nine-month season will include 11+ exciting virtual programs, including two events featuring kids/teen authors! 

Current ILP members DO NOT need to fill out this form and will receive renewal information in March 2024. 

Each library’s membership fee is based on their operating budget:


$0-$249,999 | $70.00

$250,000-$749,999 | $135.00

$750,000-$1,499,999 | $365.00

$1,500,000-$2,999,999 | $685.00

$3,000,000-$4,999,999 | $1,375.00

$5,000,000+ | $2,100.00 

The Illinois Libraries Present membership fee is all-inclusive and includes:


How to become a member:


Info Sessions

We have so much to share and want all interested libraries to get to know ILP before completing the membership application. Please join a Zoom Info Session and BRING YOUR QUESTIONS! If you are unable to attend, please register to receive the recording. Register below: