Special deals and discounts

CILIP members enjoy a wide range of exclusive discounts and special deals including on books and journals, CILIP Events, CPD e-learning modules and insurance. You can claim a Free Facet Book up to the value of £59.95 or a £20 National Book Token for each new member you recruit.

  • 20% off books from Facet Publishing

    Facet Publishing, the commercial publishing and bookselling arm of CILIP, is the leading publisher of books for library and information professionals worldwide. CILIP members get an exclusive 20% discount off all Facet books.

  • British Library reader pass

    Explore the 11 Reading Rooms at the British Library St Pancras with a reader pass. 

  • Club membership/Accommodation

    Make use of priviledged access to clubs and accommodation options when travelling on meetings or leisure activities.

  • Up to 20% off CILIP events

    CILIP Events organise events for library and information professionals that have cutting-edge programmes, expert speakers, and unrivalled networking opportunities.

  • IFLA Congress

    CILIP members get a reduced registration fee to attend the annual International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) World Library and Information Congress.

  • Help spread the word

    Do you know a friend or colleague who would benefit from CILIP membership? As a CILIP member you can choose a Free Facet Book up to the value of £59.95 or a £20.00 National Book Token for each new member you recruit.

    The National Book Tokens can be used in thousands of bookshops across the UK and Ireland, including all major chains and local independents.

  • Journals and books

    Save money on journals and books from SAGE and Informaworld.

  • Tax relief on your CILIP subscription

    If you are a UK taxpayer, you can claim the tax back on your CILIP subscription by completing the tax relief form and sending it to PAYE and Self Assessment, HMRC, BX9 1AS.

  • Credit rating for Professional Registration

    Professional Registration earns you credit points which can be transferred into other academic and vocational qualifications. You don’t have to do extra work, just complete Professional Registration at your chosen level and you're eligible to negotiate the use of the credit for further study.

  • 30% off 'Raising Literacy Standards' event bookings

    CILIP Members can receive a 30% discount on the standard price of a ticket to the event: Raising Literacy Standards – reading for pleasure, the role of libraries and support at school.