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Texas Library Association Launches First-Ever TLA Virtual Conference

TLA Annual Conference, TLA News

TLA 2020 Virtual combines speakers, live chat and exhibitor info for successful online event TLA launched its inaugural virtual conference on April 21, 2020 with a stunning and heartfelt live presentation by renowned young adult (YA) author and National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature, Jason Reynolds. More than 1,500 people from across Texas and the […]

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UNT Student Shares Insight & Lessons Learned from her First TLA Conference

TLA Annual Conference, TLA News

The wonder of TLA was phenomenal and completely changed my perception of possible professional career options. As a distant learning student, I felt that there seemed to be difficulty truly connecting with members of my cohort. I am a school librarian and was under the incorrect notion that I was limited to remaining at the […]

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Thank you for attending TLA 2019

TLA Annual Conference, TLA News

Thank you for attending TLA 2019! Another successful conference is in the books, thanks to you! Attendees, volunteers, authors, exhibitors, and so many more helped make TLA 2019 one of the best conferences yet. Survey If you attended the conference, please take a few minutes to complete this short survey to help us improve for […]

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2019 TLA Award Winners

TLA Annual Conference, TLA News, Uncategorized

Congratulations to the 2019 TLA Award winners! These librarians represent excellence in librarianship and were honored for their contributions to the library profession. Kashmere Neighborhood Library received the 2019 Texas Library Association Libraries Change Communities Award. In the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, the Kashmere Gardens Neighborhood library (Houston, TX) became a temporary sanctuary for people […]

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TLA 2019 Online Registration Deadline Extended

TLA Annual Conference, TLA News

The deadline for the following events has been extended to 11:59pm on Thursday, April 4: Tech Camp preconference; Use Your Library Voice: Personalizing Advocacy preconference; Opening Author Session Lunch; Black Caucus Author Session Brunch; Director’s Symposium Breakfast; Texas Bluebonnet Award Author Session Lunch; Reception with the Authors; Evening with the Authors; and Closing Author Session. […]

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TLA 2019 Speaker Announcements

TLA Annual Conference, TLA News

TLA is excited to announce that Sylvia Acevedo is our General Session I speaker on Tuesday, April 16, 8:15-9:45am. Sylvia Acevedo has worn many hats: engineer at IBM, rocket scientist at NASA, award-winning entrepreneur, businesswoman, commissioner on the White House Initiative for Education Excellence for Hispanics, and, currently, CEO of the Girl Scouts of the […]

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