Become a Library Member


NEO-RLS offers four levels of Membership in order to meet your budget and staff needs. You can become a member at a pro-rated discount any time between July 1 and June 30. We invite you to JOIN today and SAVE on continuing education and servicesContact us to JOIN and check out the membership benefits and cost savings.

GOLD Membership provides FREE continuing education, FREE live webinars and FREE archived webinars, and consulting for $100/hour with 4 FREE hours. 

SILVER Membership provides FREE live webinars and FREE archived webinars, a 50% discount on all other continuing education, and consulting at $125/hour.

BRONZE Membership provides FREE archived webinars, a 25% discount on all other continuing education, and consulting at $150/hour.

GEOGRAPHIC Membership provides access to all services at full cost. All libraries are automatically members of NEO-RLS if they exist within the counties of Ashland, Ashtabula, Carroll, Columbiana, Coshocton, Cuyahoga, Erie, Geauga, Harrison, Holmes, Knox, Lake, Lorain, Mahoning, Medina, Portage, Richland, Stark, Summit, Trumbull, Tuscarawas, and Wayne.

Many libraries choose to become Gold, Silver or Bronze dues-paying members of NEO-RLS in order to enjoy additional benefits, including discounted continuing education programs for the entire staff, strategic planning, staff day planning, access to valuable group discounts and more.

Click here for a list of all current members.


Public library membership in NEO-RLS is based on your library's total revenue as reported to the State Library of Ohio. For cost estimates specific to your library, please see our most recent schedule of membership dues.

Academic, School and Special libraries can become Members for a flat rate of $265 per year for GOLD, $185 per year for SILVER and $106 per year for BRONZE.