District 8

The purpose of District VIII shall be to promote library service in Texas as well as in the District and to promote and support the programs of TLA by means of planned programs in the District.

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Welcome to District 8!

We provide training, advocacy, and networking opportunities for members from twenty-eight counties in Southeast Texas and the Greater Houston area: Angelina, Austin, Brazoria, Chambers, Colorado, Fort Bend, Galveston, Hardin, Harris, Houston, Jasper, Jefferson, Liberty, Matagorda, Montgomery, Nacogdoches, Newton, Orange, Polk, Sabine, San Augustine, San Jacinto, Shelby, Trinity, Tyler, Walker, Waller, and Wharton. Our members include librarians, staff, students, trustees, vendors, and volunteers who represent academic libraries, public libraries, school libraries, and special libraries.


Registration Now Open! 2017 District 8 Fall Conference

Our 2017 conference will take place Sat, Oct 14, from 8:30am - 2:00pm, at the University of Houston's MD Anderson Library. Registration is now open on our Fall Conference page, and the registration fee includes both breakfast and lunch. 


Share Your Kudos!

Have some great news to share with your District 8 colleagues? Post it to the MyTLA District 8 Group! Share your personal successes and those of your library or institution. It's tough being a librarian right now - we need all the good news we can get!

Questions or Suggestions for District 8 Activities?

You can contact the District 8 Chair, Kelsey Brett, University of Houston, or Chair-Elect, John Harbaugh, Harris County Public Library System.

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Created on Mar 31, 2010 | Last updated September 18, 2017