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Volunteer

You’re a member, now what? Use TLA to help improve your leadership skills by volunteering! Opportunities to get involved with TLA are available for any interest you may have. From the district level to being involved with advocacy, TLA has a place for you. Commitments range from one event to throughout the year, allowing everyone to get involved in some way. How can you get involved? Volunteer!

TLA Committees

With 27 standing committees, there is sure to be an area that interest you! Serving on a TLA committee is a great way to grow your professional network, gain leadership experience, and meet some really fun people. Committee charges are outlined in the TLA Standing Rules. The TLA President appoints all members of the committees.

Volunteer for a TLA Committee

TLA Units –  Districts, Divisions, Round Tables

TLA has 10 districts representing the geographic areas of the state; four divisions representing the four types of libraries; and 27 round tables organized around professional interests, reflecting the diverse interests of TLA members. There are countless ways to be involved! Share your talents and gain new skills and experience.

Volunteer for Unit Activities

TLA Annual Conference

We welcome all folks, 18 years or older, to volunteer, whether you are new or returning, professional, paraprofessional, or other library enthusiast. ALL ARE WELCOME! Volunteers do not need to work in a library or be TLA members. In fact, if you aren’t a professional librarian, and volunteer for 4 or more hours, you receive an exhibits pass for that day!

Questions?  Contact Elizabeth Meshkoff or Treva Shawn Anderson.

Sign up to volunteer for TLA 2020!

 

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Between the Lines: April Member Spotlight

Between the Lines: Member Spotlight, TLA News

Dennis Quinn Director of Library Services Cozby Library and Community Commons (City of Coppell, TX)     What inspired you to become a librarian? Seeing the library as a playground for the mind, and a hub of connection, and the great things that can come from both. I don’t think I fully realized that until […]

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Texas Library Association Elects New Executive Board

TLA News

Congratulations to the winners of our recent election and thank you to all of the candidates. The Texas Library Association is delighted to announce the new members of our executive board, as well as individuals elected to positions in several units which participated in the online election. TLA’s new President-Elect is Daniel Burgard. He is […]

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