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Do you believe that children’s literature has the power to make the world a better place? You can help us make that happen by becoming an IBBY Canada member.

By becoming an IBBY member, you will

  • help to connect children and books, in Canada and around the world, by funding initiatives like the Readers and Refugees program, the Indigenous Picture Book collection, and the IBBY Children in Crisis Fund
  • have the opportunity to volunteer at events and serve on award and project committees
  • have voting rights at IBBY Canada’s Annual General Meeting
  • receive our quarterly email newsletter as well as news alerts about IBBY projects
  • receive an invitation to the biennial international IBBY Congress

Individual membership: $50 / year

Student membership: $25 / year

Organizational membership: $150 / year

An Organizational Membership, available to libraries, bookstores, publishers, associations and other organizations, allows you to register up to three email addresses.

For most educators, librarians, publishers, authors, and illustrators, membership is a tax-deductible professional expense. For any questions about membership, or to update your contact information, please email

Annual Membership (recurring):

Once you sign up to be an annual member, your renewal will be billed automatically by PayPal once per year. You may cancel your membership anytime.

Membership Options

One-Year Membership:

Sign up here for just one year of membership.

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You may also make a donation in the amount of your choosing and receive a charitable tax receipt.

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