Young Adult Round Table

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The Young Adult Round Table's purpose is to promote and improve library services for young adults in Texas. 

The purpose will be achieved specifically in the following manner:

• To provide for and to stimulate the professional and the career development of personnel in public and school libraries;

• To facilitate effective cooperation among library personnel in public and school libraries;

• To identify, develop, and maintain library services that will meet the informational, cultural, educational, and recreational needs of young adults of Texas;

• To work cooperatively with other round tables, interest groups, or divisions that have similar or allied interests. 

2016 Book Lists are Coming!

The Lone Star, Maverick, Spirit of Texas and Tayshas lists will be announced on December 1, 2015.

TECH Camp is Back!


Tuesday, April 19, 2016, 10 am – 3 pm (9:30 registration) 

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 administrators.  Learn what’s hot, what will be hot, and how to master and promote these resources to build learning and collaboration at your school or public library.  

For more information, visit the Tech Camp webpage.

2016 TECH Camp Logo

The Young Adult Round Table sponsors the Texas Lone Star Reading List, the Tayshas High School Reading List, the Maverick Graphic Novel Reading List, and the Young Adult Reading Incentives Award. The Young Adult Round Table also co-sponsors TT4L (Texas Teens for Libraries) and the YART-Linworth Publishing/LMC TLA Conference Stipend. The Texas Library Association sponsors reading lists solely to encourage free voluntary reading.

Membership in the Young Adult Round Table will include any individual, institution, commercial business, or affiliate who is a member of TLA and who elects to be a member of YART upon payment of the membership fee as provided by the TLA Bylaws.

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Created on Mar 29, 2010 | Last updated November 18, 2015