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Lifetime Achievement

The Texas Library Association Lifetime Achievement Award is given to a librarian who has been a long-standing member of TLA. The award recognizes an exemplary career in librarianship, an extended record of services, active participation in professional organizations, and creative leadership and service to the library profession.

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

2024 Lifetime Achievement Award Recipients

Congratulations to Dr. Ana Clevland, Regents Professor and Director of the Health Informatics Program at the University of North Texas.

Christina Gola, TLA Awards Committee; Ana Cleveland; Gretchen Pruett, TLA President.


Congratulations to Susan Mann, Director of the Hillsboro City Library.

Christina Gola, TLA Awards Committee; Susan Mann; Gretchen Pruett, TLA President.

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

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Lifetime Achievement Award

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