Powered Libraries Transform Texas

 The Texas Library Association (TLA) Public Relations and Marketing Committee has something big in the works, and we’re excited to share a sneak peek. This year we’re working on a new public awareness campaign: Libraries Transform Texas.

Created on Sep 16, 2018 | Last updated September 16, 2018

Annual Education Packages Available

Special TLA Conference Packages Now Available
Option to Pay with a Purchase Order

Created on Sep 10, 2018 | Last updated October 05, 2018

Bernard in the Backseat Storybook Available to Texas Librarians

“If you love it, click it”—that’s the child-friendly message in Bernard in the Backseat, a picture book from the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) that promotes the use of child safety seats. Texas librarians can help promote this important traffic safety message to families with young children by sharing the book through story times and in-school readings.

Created on Sep 5, 2018 | Last updated September 05, 2018

TSLAC Sunset Staff Report Released

The Sunset Commission staff has issued its report on the Texas State Library and Archives Commission. The report is available online.

Created on Jul 24, 2018 | Last updated July 24, 2018

Update from Austin: New Staff and New Roles

Over the past two months, the Texas Library Association (TLA) welcomed two new team members, and announced new roles for three current team members. “These individuals are all extremely talented and passionate about serving our members,” said Dana Braccia, TLA executive director. “We are so fortunate to have them at TLA, and look forward to achieving continued growth and success for the association.”

Created on Jul 18, 2018 | Last updated August 01, 2018

Congratulations to the 2018 TLA Award Winners

Congratulations to all of the individuals, institutions, and projects that were nominated for TLA Awards this year. The work that librarians are doing and the difference you each make in our communities in hundreds of ways is truly inspiring.

Created on May 21, 2018 | Last updated May 21, 2018

New Texas Bluebonnet Award Coordinator Named

Jacqui Bridges-SheppherdJacqui Bridges-Sheppherd of Arlington, Texas has been named the 2019-2022 Texas Bluebonnet Award (TBA) coordinator.

Created on Apr 24, 2018 | Last updated April 24, 2018

2018 TLA Annual Conference One for the Record Books!

TLA 2018 order photosA record number of library professionals convened in Dallas April 3 – 6 for the 2018 TLA Annual Conference. With 7,385 people in attendance, TLA 2018 surpassed the past two years’ events, reflecting the vital library market and profession.

Created on Apr 20, 2018 | Last updated April 20, 2018

2018 TLA Election Results

Congratulations to the following individuals who were elected in the 2018 TLA Election conducted by Survey and Ballot Systems, Inc. These newly-elected individuals will take office at the close of the 2018 TLA Annual Conference in Dallas.

Created on Mar 26, 2018 | Last updated March 27, 2018

Incoming TBA Selection and Program Committees

The Texas Bluebonnet Award welcomes eight new members to the Selection and Program Committees. All were appointed to serve a three-year term, 2018-2021.

TBA Program Committee
Devon Austin,  Harris County Public Library, Kingwood Branch

Created on Feb 26, 2018 | Last updated February 26, 2018
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