Christina B. Woll Memorial Fund

This fund was established to perpetuate Christina's love of reading and commitment to providing quality literature for children.

Woll Award Committee

  • Merri Lynne Alexander, Chair-Dallas ISD
  • Michael Mendez, Vice Chair-Fort Worth ISD
  • Carole Chandler-Lewisville Public Library
  • Yvonne Stephenson-Amarillo College
  • Norma Zuniga-Arlington Public Library
  • Michelle Cooper-White Oak ISD
  • Ann Bracey
  • Irene Kistler-Alamo Heights ISD

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Based on the merits of individual applications, awards of up to $600 will be granted PRIOR to the TLA Annual Conference to Texas school or public libraries that demonstrate one or more of the following:

  • A commitment to providing a collection of quality children's literature
  • A need to develop or enhance a particular part of the overall collection
  • A need to develop or enhance a particular program
  • A need to support a particular part of the curriculum.

Please read these TIPS for a successful application before submitting your online application.


All Christina B. Woll Memorial Fund grant applications for the 2017 TLA Conference must be submitted by January 31, 2017. 

Previous award recipients:

  • 2016: Juanita Hazelton, Gunter Library and Museum
  • 2015: Sherry Paul, Colby Glass Elementary Library
  • 2014: Erica Leu, Pfluggerville ISD
  • 2013: Elizabeth Switek, Austin Discovery School
  • 2012: Krista Saulter and Paula Watson, La Vernia Primary School Library
  • 2011: Molly Krukewitt and the Faith Lutheran School and Preschool Library in Sugar Land


Created on Aug 17, 2011 | Last updated August 22, 2016