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Click here to join the International Wizard of Oz Club

crowsJoin the Oz Club and become part of a member-based all-volunteer organization that’s been meeting the needs of Oz fans for more than 60 years.  

Our journal, The Baum Bugle, includes popular and scholarly articles, interviews, and news about Oz and its creators, with biographical, historical, and critical studies. Collectors’ checklists, too, because so many members collect. There are features on Oz in the movies and on stage, reviews of new editions of books about Oz or its authors, and current Oz hapenings. The magazine is illustrated with rare photographs and drawings, and its covers are full color.

Our events are held in locations of special interest to Oz fans, such as historic sites where tours can be part of the program.  With the growth of virtual events, we also host get-togethers via computer where you can meet other members onscreen, participate, and enjoy Club programming from home.

Through this website our members can create personal profiles, participate in forums and special interest groups, buy, sell and trade Oz material, see content made exclusively for Club members or that is shared here with members well before it’s available to the public.

Do you write fiction or illustrate Oz stories? We’d love to see your work! Enter our annual contests; all entries are considered for inclusion in Oziana, our annual compilation of original Oz short stories

Members also receive 20% off listed pricing at shop.OzClub.org, with the exception of Bibliographia Baumiana which has its own special pricing for members. 

The Club promotes annual conventions each year. These gatherings typically feature lectures, talks, papers, films, and performances; displays of rare Oz and Baum materials; Oz quizzes; and auctions of hard-to-find Oz and Baum items. Mailings will keep you advised of the locations, dates, and costs of events.

Explore our website for more information about the Club and Oz. You can also find us on Facebook, Youtube, and Twitter, where posts of interest to Oz enthusiasts appear frequently.

Support the Club with special memberships

Many members support the International Wizard of Oz Club by selecting special levels of membership. Such special contributions (above the basic $30) are tax-deductible to the limit permitted by the IRS for 501(c)(3) organizations.

Click here to join the International Wizard of Oz Club

12 Comments
  1. I am a member starting last December. I am waiting to receive your magazine? Please send ASAP! Thanks. Mary

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  2. Just wanted to join. I have been a fan for years.

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  3. I would like to rejoin 740-369-4749

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  4. I once was friends with Fred Meyer of Kinderhook, Illinois, who, with Justin Schiller began the Wizard of Oz fan Club.

    Does anyone know if he is still alive? I was a child when we met and he was a student at the University of Illinois. He introduced me to all the Oz books.

    (He was Prince Plumpity and I was the Jinn Baby.)

    I last spoke with him in 1966 or 1967.

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    • Ginny, thank you for writing! I knew Fred as well, both as the Oz Club secretary and as a friend at the conventions. Sadly, he passed away in 2004 at the age of 78. He was in a lot of ways, the spirit of the club to many of us. He is still missed. Do you have any photographs of you and Fred in Oz costumes, or any special memories you’d like to share?

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    • Fred was a treasure of a guy and a wealth of Oz information. He and I were penpals in the 90s, and I still keep our correspondence as a reminder of his kindness.

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  5. I have been a fan for sixty years. I have alot of books and collectables. Even have my son loving wizard of oz.

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  6. Does the fan club hold events in the uk

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    • Not at this time. We’d love to have some our our members there put on an event however!

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  7. How do I join?

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  8. I’m a huge wizard of oz fan i was raised with the wizard of oz when i was a little boy i still watch The wizard of oz

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