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Join us at the 2023 TLA Annual Conference!

Our extensive conference program is like a giant menu where you can explore 300+ educational sessions on a multitude of topics that will help you grow in your career. With sessions developed for every library type – school, academic, public and special, you pick the ones that best suit your position, library, interests and professional goals.

Visit the TLA 2023 micro-site for full program, including speaker information, and exhibits.

Just step through the door and you’ll see why people in the Texas library community say there’s nothing that compares with a TLA conference.

The TLA annual conference is always a dynamic, thought-provoking, and invigorating event. The education sessions are always informative, and the networking is priceless. There is no better feeling than attending live sessions, browsing the exhibit hall, and networking with colleagues face-to-face.” TLA 2022 conference attendee

Libraries Unite. The TLA 2023 Conference goal is to unite all library workers in the common purpose of providing knowledge, information, and services that will enhance individual growth and benefit the community the library serves.

In order to reach our goal, we invite…

Conference attendees to: Conference planners to:
1. Attend with specific learning goals and an open mind, ready to implement the ideas learned. 1. Think innovatively and inclusively about the ways libraries unite people using ideas and information.
2. Use time at the conference to network and connect with others in the library community who can help accomplish your goals. 2. Provide attendees with opportunities to expand their thinking about the role libraries play in society, now and in the future.
3. Explore various ways a library works as a unifying agent in its diverse community, whether it is in a school, public, academic, or special setting. 3. Design programs that inspire and influence attendees to develop actionable steps that improve library services to the community.

In accordance with  CDC guidelines, TLA is not requiring proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test result to attend TLA 2023.

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