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The Texas library market is one of the strongest and most diverse in the country. The TLA Annual Conference, the largest state library association conference in the U.S., reflects this dynamic profession attracting thousands of K-12 school, public, college and university, and specialized librarians and professionals.

Year Conference City TLA President Program Pocket Program
2018 – 2019 Austin Jennifer LaBoon Conference Program Pocket Program
2017 – 2018 Dallas Ling hwey Jeng Conference Program Pocket Program
2016 – 2017 San Antonio Walter Betts Conference Program Pocket Program
2015 – 2016 Houston Susan Mann Conference Program Pocket Program
2014 – 2015 Austin Sharon Amastae Conference Program Pocket Program
2013 – 2014 San Antonio Yvonne Chandler Conference Program Pocket Program
2012 – 2013 Fort Worth Sherilyn Bird Conference Program Pocket Program
2011 – 2012 Houston Jerilynn Williams Conference Program Pocket Program
2010 – 2011 Austin Maribel Castro Conference Program Pocket Program
2009 – 2010 San Antonio Patrick Heath Conference Program Pocket Program
2008 – 2009 Houston Melody Kelly Conference Program Pocket Program

 

TLA Past Presidents & Conference Cities

1902 - Present

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TLA 2021 Upstart Award and Branding Iron Award Winners Announced

TLA Annual Conference, TLA News

Congratulations to the winners of this year’s Upstart Awards and Branding Iron Awards for your excellent work! Demco Upstart Innovative Programming Award: Cozby Library & Community Commons The Texas Library Association is pleased to announce that the winner of the 2021 Demco/Upstart Innovative Programming Award in the public libraries category is Cozby Library and Community […]

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TLA 2021 Award Winners Announced

TLA Annual Conference, TLA News

Congratulations to all of the 2021 TLA Award winners! We are grateful for your service and hard work, especially during this tumultuous and difficult year. Lifetime Achievement Award: Sharon Amastae Sharon Amastae, retired librarian, library advocate and former president of the Texas Library Association, was awarded the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award from TLA. Amastae served […]

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