SCLRT Announcements

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SCLRT 2018 Social Invite

SCLRT Social - 2018 Raffle

Each year during TLA conference SCLRT hosts a raffle to raise funds that help support our conference activities and travel stipends for TLA conference and the Tall Texans Institute. This year we will do so again. To this end we would like to put out a call for items to be included into a prize basket. The goal is to have a basket that everyone will be interested in getting their hands on and bragging about winning! 

As of now, the following items have been donated to our raffle basket:

Kindle Fire7 - Sue Dear, Jasper PL
$100 Barnes & Noble gift card - Beth Hiatt, Bowie PL
$50 Amazon & $50 Visa gift cards - Michelle Slonaker, Chico PL
$25 Chili's gift card - Jerry Pruitt, Manager Chili's in Decatur
Jewelry - Norma Hearne, Edwards PL
Tote Bag and Gift Certificate - Peggy Sheehan, Thorndike Press
Custom Note Cards - Pat McNabb, Yoakum County Library
Insulated mug, etc. - T.J. & Shannon Salois, ProSource Specialties
Gemma Collection Necklace - Stephen Casey, Ingram Content Group
Quilt - Hollis McCright, Commanche PL 
Kindle Paperwhite - OverDrive for Libraries
Scosche boomBottle H2O Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker - Darryl Tocker, Tocker Foundation

Want to recognize a great Librarian or Library Advocate?

Nominations for the Small Community Librarian of the Year and Advocate of the Year awards are now being accepted. The deadline to submit nominations for these awards is March 2, 2018. View more information about who qualifies for selection as Librarian of the Year or Advocate of the Year and access nomination forms here 

SCLRT 2017 Librarian of the Year, Advocate of the Year, and Biblionix Stipend Winners

Librarian of the Year: Cherie Robinson of Jackson County Library 

Advocate of the Year: Amanda Page of the Buna Public Library

Biblionix Stipend: John D. Hayden, Bonham Public Library

TLA 2018 Travel Stipends 

Travel stipends for TLA 2018 Conference are available through the Tocker Foundation and Biblionix. For more information on who qualifies and to apply visit our Partner page. 

Congratulations to the following Tocker Foundation 2018 TLA Travel Stipend recipients! We can't wait to see you all at Conference. 

Maggie Bootman, Mitchell County Public Library

Helenmarie Johnson, Shepherd Public Library

Melanie Brumit, Cameron J. Jarvis Troup Municipal Library

Mary Seaman, Marble Falls PUblic Library 

Diana Murray, F. M. Buck Richards Public Library

Shari Boykin, W. Columbia-Brazoria County Library 

Teresa Penny, Groesbeck Public Library

Lori Pineda, Bishop Branch, Nueces County

Kelly Hover, Smith Welch Memorial Library

Courtney Jackson, Westworth Village Public Library

Dara Cavness, Marathon Public Library

Rylee Ferguson, Mt. Enterprise Library

Cathey Weaks, Silverton Public Library

Marianne McGinnis, Charlotte Public Library

Lisa Burbridge, Poteet Public Library

Kasey Fuller, Tarkington Community Library

Justin Dyer, Hillsboro City Library

Randi Strutton, Atlanta Public Library,

Elsie Purcell, Hondo Public Library

Linda Frazee, Manvel Library-Brazoria County

Kelly Tran, Bowie Public Library

Jennifer Woodwell, Gunter Library & Museum

Judy Landrum, Stella Hill Memorial Library 


SCLRT Facebook Page

Did you know that SCLRT has a Facebook page for Small Community Librarians to share news from their own little corner of the library world? Just click on SCLRT to like our page so that you can be informed on upcoming SCLRT activities, grant opportunities, and program ideas. Share pictures of past TLA Conferences and SCLRT events, let us know what great programs are happening in your library, and see what's happening in other small libraries across Texas.

News to share?

Interested in placing an announcement on the SCLRT page please contact SCLRT Chair Michelle Slonaker to find out how we can help get the word out on news and upcoming events that will interest small libraries in Texas.

Created on Jul 28, 2011 | Last updated March 15, 2018