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District 8

Serving Southeast Texas and the Greater Houston area.

Welcome to District 8! Our district’s membership includes librarians, staff, trustees, full-time library students, and other interested individuals representing school, public, academic, and special libraries.

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We are located in Southeast Texas, including the counties of Angelina, Austin, Brazoria, Chambers, Colorado, Fort Bend, Galveston, Hardin, Harris, Houston, Jasper, Jefferson, Liberty, Matagorda, Montgomery, Nacogdoches, Newton, Orange, Polk, Sabine, San Augustine, San Jacinto, Shelby, Trinity, Tyler, Walker, Waller, and Wharton. That’s 28 counties in all!

If you are interested in nominating yourself or someone else for an officer position in District 8, please complete this form.

Join us at the TLA District 8 Facebook page here!

 

District 8 Meeting at 2019 TLA Annual Conference!

The District 8 meeting at TLA will be on Wednesday, April 17 from 7:15-7:45 AM.
According to the conference app, the location is Austin Convention Center 7, lvl 3.

Officers

Chair: John Harbaugh, Harris County Public Library System
Chair-Elect: Kimberly Herrington, Pearland ISD
Treasurer: Karen Hart, Friendswood Public Library
Secretary: Sarah Withem, Spring Branch ISD
Councilor: Elizabeth Nebeker, Cypress-Fairbanks ISD
Councilor Alternate: Lisa Loranc, Brazoria County Library System
Webmaster: Travis Ford Holder, Texas Medical Center Library

Past Chair: Kelsey Brett, University of Houston

 

 

 

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