Co-op Membership (Basic)
By purchasing this membership, you agree to the following:
This is a basic lifetime membership in the Orca Books Cooperative, which is valid for a single individual. If you would like to purchase a low-income membership (sliding scale starting at $25) or an organizational membership (for your nonprofit, book club, or other community groups) then please come by the store during business hours and we will sign you up in person!
The Member shall have all rights as an owner of the Cooperative as presented in the Articles of Incorporation and Bylaws of the Cooperative or as otherwise provided under Washington State Law. No other rights shall be inferred or provided. Member Rights may be amended from time to time pursuant to the Cooperative’s Bylaws or by changes in State Law. Member rights may be suspended provided the Cooperative finds the member no longer in good standing pursuant to this agreement and adjudicates the matter pursuant to the Cooperative’s bylaws.
Being a member-owner in the cooperative entitles you to:
- A lifetime 10% discount on all products in the store.
- The right to vote in elections for the Board of Directors (one vote per member)
- Access to member-only sales, special events, etc
Upon acceptance of Membership by the Cooperative, the Member agrees to the following:
Payment of a one-time membership fee of $100
Accepting that the membership fee is at-risk.
Accepting that member benefits will not go into effect until Cooperative transition is complete.
Complying with the Articles of Incorporation and Bylaws of the Cooperative.
Accepting the authority of the Board of Directors to make decisions pursuant to the bylaws.
Abide by all Cooperative policies and procedures.
Membership benefits will begin on January 1, 2020 when the store officially transitions to being a cooperative. However, people who purchase memberships by the end of October will be able to use their 10% discount starting November 1, 2019.
To purchase your membership, click "Add to Cart" below, and then click the Checkout button to make your payment.