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Pat McNabb (Yoakum County Libraries, Plains and Denver City) was proclaimed Small Community Librarian of the Year at the SCLRT Dessert Social during TLA 2015. She is shown (at left) with Phyllis...
Three conference attendees started their days early to participate in all three volumes of the sports TRIlogy: Cycling for Libraries, Sync or Swim at Barton Springs, and the Hetherington Fun Run /...
Library supporters champion funding for our state’s libraries. TLA thanks our library advocates for providing testimony at the Senate Finance hearing on Feb. 4, 2015 at the State Capitol. From left...
Taking the Capitol by Storm, a preconference on advocacy organized by TLA's Director of Communications Gloria Meraz, delivered a morning of training and an afternoon trip to the Capitol. Attendees...
Before TLA President Sharon Amastae officially opened General Session 1, attendees were treated to a performance by Austin's McCallum Fine Arts Academy Knights of Steel (steel drum band). David...

July 1, 2015
Texas Library Association Grants Wimberley Village Library Disaster Relief Funds
June 22, 2015
Condolences to Charleston County Public Libraries, South Carolina Library Association and the people of Charleston, SC
May 26, 2015
Was your library affected by the severe Texas weather? The TLA Office is receiving calls from the media and concerned parties as to...
May 26, 2015
TLA is pleased to report that, late last week, members of the Budget Conference Committee voted to approve additional funding for State...
July 7, 2015 - 8:00am - July 10, 2015 - 6:00pm
At Annual Assembly, held in July in Austin, TLA officers and committees gather to plan the year's activities and events. Conference planning at assembly includes program proposals and scheduling. In addition to the work meetings, several programs and special activities are...
July 16, 2015 - 11:00am
The instructor discusses the “care and feeding” of physical materials including basic book repair and caring for media (DVDs and CD Roms) as well as USBs and hardware peripherals.
August 13, 2015 - 2:00pm
Asset-Based Community Development is a model for civic improvement which builds stronger, more sustainable communities by building on the skills of local residents and the services of local institutions. Dr. Ling hwey Jeng, Director of the School of Library and Information...
August 25, 2015 - 2:00pm
Libraries can no longer exist in a vacuum, in order for our libraries to remain sustainable, we need to start building partnerships with individuals and organizations in our community.  By first identifying our own self-interests and understanding and acknowledging the...
Created on Jan 4, 2011 | Last updated May 13, 2015

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