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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

Volunteer for TLA 2022 Conference in Fort Worth


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2022 Lone Star Reading List Announced

TLA News, TLA Reading Lists

The Lone Star Reading List is developed by public and school librarians from the Young Adult Round Table. The purpose of the list is to encourage students in grades 6, 7, or 8 to explore a variety of current books. From the courageous heroine of Janae Marks’ From the Desk of Zoe Washington, who works […]

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2022 Little Maverick Graphic Reading List Announced

TLA News, TLA Reading Lists

The beauty of graphic novels is their power to welcome everyone into a reading conversation. They can motivate reluctant readers and English as a Second Language students and give dyslexic students multiple clues to the storyline. For example, even very young readers can follow the tale of Barbara Lehman’s Little Red and the Cat Who […]

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