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Distinguished Service

Honors a librarian who demonstrates superlative leadership and service to the library field.

The Texas Library Association Distinguished Service Award is presented to a librarian who has demonstrated substantial leadership in the profession, and provided outstanding services in one or more areas of the library profession.

Any TLA member may nominate a deserving librarian for consideration. Nominees must be TLA members. Nominations open September 15 and close early 2025.

2024 Distinguished Service Award Recipient

Congratulations to Debbie Hall, retired HISD Librarian and library activist in Houston, Texas.

Theresa Faris and Christina Gola, TLA Awards Committee; Debbie Hall; and Gretchen Pruett, TLA President.

Contact Christy Reynolds at TLA if you have any questions or need assistance.

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