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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 23 standing committees, there is sure to be an area that interests 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 the TLA 2023 Annual Conference in Austin

Are you available to help the 2023 TLA Conference Planning Committee April 19-22nd?

Volunteers should be willing to volunteer for a minimum of 2 consecutive hours. While librarians must be registered for the conference, paraprofessionals and support staff who are not registered for the conference will receive a complimentary exhibits-only pass with four hours of volunteer service.

Volunteer for conference

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 24 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.

 

 

 

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The 2023 2×2 List is Here!

TLA News, TLA Reading Lists

The Texas Library Association is delighted to announce the arrival of the 2023 2×2 Reading List! These beautifully illustrated, often humorous and instructive volumes are the best of recent books meant […]

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2023 Lariat Adult Fiction Reading List Released

TLA News, TLA Reading Lists

The 2023 Lariat Adult Fiction Reading List is here! Since 2009, the goal of the Lariat Adult Fiction Reading List is to highlight outstanding fiction that is “simply a pleasure to read.” To […]

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