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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


Advance Registration June 1 – July 30 $180
Regular Registration August 1 – August 31
(after 8/1 subject to availability)

*Registration includes accommodations Sunday night, September 22nd, meals noted above, and all instruction and classroom materials.

Want to stay an extra night? Click here to extend your stay at the Pearl South Padre at a discounted rate. 

Space is limited so register today!



Thank you to our sponsors:

Cancellation Information:
To cancel a registration, send a refund request in writing directed to no later than 30 days prior to the event (8/22/19). All conference registration cancellations are subject to a $50.00 cancellation fee, which will be deducted from the refund amount. Refunds will not be given for any registrations cancelled after August 23, 2019.
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