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About Launch

Leadership program for library professionals with less than five years of experience

TLA’s newest leadership program is designed for library professionals with less than five years of experience. Participants will  learn more about effective networking and leadership skills that can serve them throughout their careers.  Each session will be taught by a dynamic leader in the field.

2019 Launch

September 22 – 23 | The Pearl Hotel, South Padre Island


Sunday, September 22

3 – 5:30pm: Check-in / Registration
5:30 – 8pm: Opening Session / Evening Networking Reception

Monday, September 23

8 – 9am: Networking Breakfast
9 – 10am: Session 1
10 – 11am: Session 2
11 – Noon: Session 3


Registration is now closed. To be added to the waitlist for Launch, please contact Mary Seaman.

Thank you to our sponsors:

TLA Event Cancellation Policy:
Transfers/substitutions are welcome at least five (5) days prior to the date of the event. Cancellations (via email) received at the TLA office five (5) business days prior to the event will receive a refund – minus a 20% percent handling fee. Mail in cancellations are accepted and  must be postmarked at least five (5) business days before the event. If you do not cancel or transfer prior to five (5) business days before the event, the entire fee is non-refundable. Refunds may take up to 10 business days following an event to process.

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