TLA Annual Conference

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Get Ready for TLA 2017

Conference registration is open!! Register online.

You can also print and mail the 2017 Mail-In Registration Form. (Online discounts do not apply to mailed in registrations.

2017 Conference Registration Rates

All events will be held at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center (900 East Market) or at the Grand Hyatt Hotel (600 East Market) in San Antonio, unless otherwise noted in the program.

Tips for making your case to attend the TLA Annual Conference 

Featured speakers, attending authors, unit meetings, and other conference highlights and events will be added to the conference website and broadcast on TLA social media as finalized. Meanwhile, start planning your visit to San Antonio for TLA 2017.

Updated Daily Schedule

Latest Updates: 2/7


Texas Library Journal
& Conference Program
(Winter 2016 - 92:4)

2017 Conference Program

Library buildings come and go, but YOU are a constant. You educate and empower entire communities, model leadership, and inspire creators. Take charge of your development, your destiny, your future at TLA 2017. Own your profession! Conference goals include:

  • Equip attendees for success as innovative future-ready professionals.
  • Revolutionize the profession by assembling the best minds and igniting a passion for change.
  • Cultivate entrepreneurial thinkers.
  • Supply practical tools and resources to create challenging yet achievable plans to impact careers, libraries, and communities.

PREVIEW programs tailored to specific types of libraries and areas of librarianship.

ACADEMIC librarians & library support staff

PUBLIC librarians & library support staff

SCHOOL librarians & library support staff

SPECIAL librarians & library support staff

And for lay attendees:


CONFERENCE NEWS: Don't miss a thing! Sign up to receive the free annual conference newsletter. 

 Need a roommate for Annual Conference?  Want to share a ride to/from San Antonio?  Subscribe and post to the TLA Conference 2017 Roomshare & Rideshare Group and let others know! There are two ways to view/post to the group

    Remember: This group is open to the public, don't post personal information directly to the group. Only ride with those you trust! If   you have any additional questions, please feel free to contact Billy Hoya,

SAVE MONEY ON CONFERENCE TRAVEL: Check out TLA's webinar on stretching your conference dollars.

Become a TLA member to receive discounted conference registration and gain access to our extensive member benefits, including Continuing Education and leadership training, professional networking opportunities, a subscription to the Texas Library Journal, TLA events discounts, and more.

Created on Aug 20, 2015 | Last updated February 21, 2017