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For fastest service, visit our secure Marketplace to join online using MasterCard, Visa, or American Express. With a membership in your cart, you can add a meeting registration or book purchase—and see your member savings right away!

The online option is available for:

  • Online Membership
  • Basic Membership
  • Student Membership
  • Developing Economies Membership

Retired (Emeritus) members and members with 25 years of continuous membership are requested to join and renew by mail, fax, or phone. Please use this form and the contact information below.

By mail or fax

Complete and return the appropriate membership form to us by mail or fax with a credit card number or purchase order, or by mail if you prefer to include payment by check or money order. If your employer is purchasing your membership, please ensure that payment and the appropriate form are submitted together for processing.

Fax your completed form to 302-737-0878, or mail to:

International Reading Association
PO Box 8139
Newark DE 19714-8139

By phone

Call our Customer Service Center at 800-336-7323 (U.S. and Canada) or 302-731-1600 (elsewhere) Monday to Friday, between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. (Eastern time). Our friendly staff will be pleased to answer your membership questions and take your membership order, with payment by MasterCard, Visa, or American Express.

Adding journals / changing your membership type

Has your situation changed part way through your membership year? Would you like to add a journal to your membership? Simply log in and click "Add a journal" on your "My Account" page. If you need to switch journals or change your membership type, you can always do that when you renew online—or contact us by phone at 800-336-7323 (U.S. and Canada) or 302-731-1600 (elsewhere) or e-mail.

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  3. Being part of a community of reading professionals
  4. Discounts on IRA publications and other professional development resources
  5. Reduced conference registration rates

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