Announcements

2017 Post Conference Survey

We want to hear about your conference experience! TLA values your feedback on the 2017 Annual Conference in San Antonio. A detailed conference evaluation survey about the event may be found on the mobile app under "Information," or you can also find it at this link: Post Conference Survey

Created on Apr 22, 2017 | Last updated April 22, 2017

TALL Texans Class of 2017

The Texas Library Association is proud to announce the TALL Texans Leadership Development Institute Class of 2017. These 24 individuals were selected from a pool of dynamic Texas library leaders to study strategic planning, risk-taking, conflict negotiation, persuasion, coaching, ethics, personal career planning, and more. 

Created on Apr 5, 2017 | Last updated April 07, 2017

Help Save Federal Library Funding

At least $210 million in federal library funding is at risk thanks to President Trump's proposal to eliminate the Institute of Library and Museum Services (IMLS) and cut $27 million for Innovative Approaches to Literacy (IAL) administered by the Department of Education.

Created on Mar 23, 2017 | Last updated March 23, 2017

2017 Election Results

The following individuals were elected in the 2017 election conducted by Survey and Ballot Systems, Inc. (SBS), an independent third party. In addition to the TLA Executive Board election, five units opted to participate in TLA's online election system. These newly-elected individuals will assume office at the close of the 2017 conference in San Antonio. 
 

Created on Mar 21, 2017 | Last updated March 21, 2017

TLA Statement on President Trump's Proposal to Eliminate Federal Library Funding


To fund increased military spending and tax cuts, President Trump’s America First: A Budget to Make America Great Again eliminates funding for libraries and museums, as well as arts, humanities and cultural programs. Collectively, these programs account for less than 0.5% of the national budget.

Created on Mar 17, 2017 | Last updated March 20, 2017

Win a 3D Printer for Your Library!



Attendees at the 2017 Texas Library Association Annual Conference in San Antonio will be eligible to win a Powered Up Prize Pack, including a FREE 3D Printer courtesy of PolyPrinter

Created on Mar 14, 2017 | Last updated March 21, 2017

The 2017 Lariat Adult Fiction Reading List

Created on Feb 23, 2017 | Last updated February 24, 2017

Kick Off SXSWedu with TLA & TSLAC

Created on Feb 23, 2017 | Last updated February 23, 2017
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