The 2017 TLA Awards

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Nominate a deserving colleague for a prestigious association award today! 

  • Librarian of the Year Award: Recognizes extraordinary leadership or service within the library community within the past 12-18 months.
  • Distinguished Service Award: Recognizes outstanding and continuing service in one or more areas of the library profession.
  • Lifetime Achievement Award: Recognizes an exemplary career in librarianship.
  • Outstanding Services to Libraries Award: Given to an individual or to an organization in recognition of outstanding lay advocacy.
  • Wayne Williams Library Project of the Year Award: Recognizes a project that exemplifies the highest levels of achievement, professional standards, and inspiration to other libraries.
  • Libraries Change Communities Award: Given to a collaborative community effort that recognizes positive achievements and promotes outstanding library-based initiatives in Texas.
  • Benefactor(s) Award: Recognizes substantial donations.

Branding Iron Awards: Be sure to apply for TLA's Branding Iron Awards. With multiple categories, make sure you and your staff are being recognized for all the good work you are doing promoting your library and its services! 

TLA Scholarships, Grants, and Stipends: The Scholarship and Research Committee of the Texas Library Association invites TLA members to submit applications for scholarshipsgrants, and conference stipends to be awarded in the spring of 2016. To apply for any TLA scholarship, grant, or stipend, applicants will need to complete the online application found on the TLA website. Applicants must be TLA members to apply. Scholarship applicants must also be accepted as a graduate student at a Texas ALA-Accredited Library Program. 

Unit Awards, Division (CULD, PLD, TASL) and Stipends: Numerous unit awards and stipends are also available. Information is provided at the TLA awards website. Nominate someone today.

Visit the TLA website for deadlines and additional information about association-wide awards and unit-level award.

Created on Dec 15, 2016 | Last updated December 15, 2016