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Service chain management is a hot topic in the field of service industry and service science currently. Aim at digital library industry, An organizational framework of service chain for digital library based on SOA is proposed, a service chain for digital library is composed of digital library alliances cooperating with content service providers expediently and quickly provide content services for customers, and meet the customers' individual requirement. Then, a cooperative service framework for digital library alliances (DLAs) based on grid is presented, and the components and their functions of every grid layer are analyzed. Finally, a sample of a service executing process in service chain for digital library is proposed. A service chain for digital library is blessed with the advantages of search engines and library, and thus can provide well-suited, high efficient and integrated information and knowledge services for customers.