TLA 2017 Slate

 The Executive Board Candidates

The Nominating Committee has announced the following candidates for the 2017 election.  Thank you to these outstanding individuals for their willingness to serve the association in such an important manner.

The election will open on February 16.  To be eligible to vote, members must be current 2017 members by February 1, 2017.

Created on Sep 22, 2016 | Last updated September 22, 2016

A Successful Powered Libraries Response

 Over 300 Programs Participate in #PoweredLibraries

What an exciting array of innovative programs and activities that were celebrated in Texas libraries on September 15!  The Texas Library Association praises the outstanding contributions of Texas librarians who participated in our first Power Up at Your Library Day.

Created on Sep 16, 2016 | Last updated September 22, 2016

Save Copper Mountain Library


TLA's Open Letter to Killeen Mayor and City Council Members

AUSTIN – The following open letter was released by the Texas Library Association (TLA) and addressed to Killeen Mayor and City Council Members in regards to Killeen's Copper Mountain Library Branch.

Created on Sep 12, 2016 | Last updated September 12, 2016

Power Up at Your Library Day


Texas Gov. Abbott Declares September 15 “Power Up at Your Library Day” and Libraries Statewide Revv Up

Created on Sep 8, 2016 | Last updated September 08, 2016

Getting Ready to Retire?

Leaving Library Services Behind: An E-forum

TLA's Retired Librarians Round Table will host an e-forum October 26-27, 2016 aimed at putting aside fear and finding answers for many essential questions regarding planning for and making the most of your retirement. The e-forum format is similar to a town hall meeting or a panel discussion.

Created on Aug 22, 2016 | Last updated August 22, 2016

Members Only Section Updates

New Login System for Members Only Section

The Texas Library Association recently updated the way you login to the Members Only section. The most notable changes include the use of your email address instead of a username to login and the introduction of a self-service, password reset tool. Improvements have also been made to the Conference Registration System, TLA Award Nominations System, and Tall Texans Application System. 

Created on Aug 22, 2016 | Last updated August 22, 2016

Power Up Toolkit & Registration

Celebrate with libraries statewide on Sept. 15, 2016!






Created on Aug 15, 2016 | Last updated August 15, 2016

Nationwide Search

TLA's Director of Communications

The Texas Library Association is conducting a nationwide search for the Director of Communications position as posted on the TLA JOBLINE, and the job listing will close on August 25.  The Director of Communications provides strategic and management oversight of the organization’s federal and state advocacy efforts and leads a management team to create and imple

Created on Aug 8, 2016 | Last updated August 22, 2016

Class of 2016

Executive Leadership Immersion

Created on Aug 8, 2016 | Last updated August 08, 2016

Ladd and Katherine Hancher Library Foundation

Grant Deadline Extended

The Ladd and Katherine Hancher Library Foundation has extended its application deadline, this year only, from June 15, 2016 to September 1, 2016. The application form is available on the foundation website,

Created on Aug 4, 2016 | Last updated August 04, 2016
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