TLA's Newest Reading List Announcements


Selected by Librarians for Readers of All Ages 

Texas Library Association and its units and committees sponsor reading lists selected by member librarians solely to encourage free vonluntary reading for all. New lists are issued annually with the first -- the Texas Bluebonnet Award Master List -- making its debut at the Texas Book Festival each fall.

Created on Nov 30, 2015 | Last updated November 30, 2015

Give Back This Holiday Season

As we prepare for the holiday season ahead and end-of-year activities, TLA would like to share ways you are able to support the Association and other charitable organizations this season if your circumstances and inclinations allow.  

Created on Nov 24, 2015 | Last updated December 23, 2015

TSLAC's School Library Standards Steering Committee


School Library Standards Steering Committee 

The Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC) has announced the new steering committee in place to revise the 2005 School Library Programs: Standards and Guidelines for Texas.

Created on Nov 2, 2015 | Last updated November 02, 2015

TECH Camp 2016: Technology Conference within a Conference


TECH Camp is Back! 

TLA’s acclaimed TECH Camp returns with new content to equip participants with skills and knowledge to maximize social media platforms, web applications, digital content, and tech tools that wow students, teachers, and a
Created on Oct 28, 2015 | Last updated April 04, 2016

Apply for the 2016 TALL Texans Institute

The online application form is open for the 2016 Leadership Development Institute. Up to 24 people from all types of libraries will be selected to study advanced leadership and management topics at the Montserrat Retreat Center in Lake Dallas on June 12-16. For more information see the Institute home page.

Created on Oct 1, 2015 | Last updated November 30, 2015

TASL Voices for Conference 2016


TASL Voices for Conference 2016
(You are coming to Houston, right?)

By Renee Dyer, TASL Chair 2015-16 and Librarian at Weslaco East High School (WISD) 

Created on Sep 24, 2015 | Last updated September 24, 2015

Letters About Literature

23rd Annual Writing Contest for Young Readers


Created on Sep 23, 2015 | Last updated September 23, 2015

Texas Readers Take the Top Spots in the 2015 Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge


Children in TX, FL, NY, NJ, and NC Logged the Most Reading Minutes in the 2015 Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge


Created on Sep 21, 2015 | Last updated September 21, 2015

TLA Awards Season Now Open

It's Awards Season

Remember to nominate a colleague for a TLA award, grant, scholarship, or stipend. A recent recipient wrote:

"As I complete my education, I cannot explain my gratitude for receiving this award. I have no doubt in my mind that this award will positively impact my future and career in librarianship. Thank you again for selecting me!"

Created on Aug 31, 2015 | Last updated September 27, 2015

TLA Into the Future

Looking at TLA's Future

Created on Jul 28, 2015 | Last updated July 28, 2015
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