Arkansas Literacy Association is an affiliate of the Interanational Literacy Association. ALA's membership is involved in the local council affiliates, who serve in various locations around the state.
In addition, ALA also hosts a state writing competition and book clubs for its members and hosts leadership institutes for the local councils.
ALA, also, assists with the Arkansas Book Awards and hosts the luncheon scheduled during the state conference.
Membership is open to all educators, parents, community leaders and anyone interested in promoting literacy.