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Expand your network. Embrace innovation. Elevate your librarian game.

Why Become a TLA Member?

Every day, you strive to become a transformative force in your library, longing to find resources and networking opportunities in your journey. But the ever-evolving library landscape in Texas, work demands and stress keep getting in your way, stirring up feelings of being overwhelmed.

What if we told you there’s a better way? You see, the Texas Library Association truly believes that libraries are not just about books but about building community connections. We can relate to your feelings of isolation and have built our reputation on providing a platform for professional growth.

Let’s embark on this adventure together. As part of TLA, you can:

  1. Connect & Engage – Our events facilitate professional networking among members
  2. Educate & Elevate – TLA provides valuable resources for continuous learning
  3. Advocate & Celebrate – We continually promote the importance of libraries in our communities

Are you ready to take the leap?

It’s time to embrace your new path to professional growth and community enrichment.



Check out these short videos, below, for step-by-step directions on registration and membership in our new system:

For All Library Types: Work in an academic, public, school or special library? TLA is for you!

Interested? Learn more about our Member Benefits:



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