Major Orchestra Librarians' Association

Welcome to MOLA 4.0

Welcome to MOLA's 4th generation website! Members should have received an email with 1st time log-in instructions. For details of this and a few FAQs on the new website, head on over to our FAQ's page.

MOLA's mission is to facilitate communication between professional performance librarians, educate and assist them in providing service to their organizations, provide support and resources to the performing arts, and work with publishers to achieve the highest standards in music performance materials.

Upcoming event

Major Orchestra Librarians' Association
38th Annual Conference

June 5 - 8, 2020
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada


Founded in 1983, the Major Orchestra Librarians' Association comprises of over 300 performance organizations around the world, represented by more than 450 librarians. The job of these performance librarians is to acquire, prepare, catalogue and maintain the music for each institution. Through MOLA, librarians share information and resources to help them in their daily work.

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Your financial support allows MOLA to provide travel assistance to events, engage visiting scholars, sponsor career-entry librarians for further training, produce our quarterly newsletter (Marcato), offer web services and communication 24 hours a day, and undertake many other outstanding initiatives for professional development in our field.