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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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2019 TLA Award Winners

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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 in the community, providing shelter and safety from the rising flood waters. Working with the Houston Health Department, the library was able to […]

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TLA 2019 Office Hours

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The TLA office staff will be offsite from April 15 – April 19 for the TLA Annual Conference. If you need immediate assistance, please call the conference phone number, 512-404-4600. Please note, emails and voicemails will not be immediately answered during this time. The TLA office will also be closed April 22-23. Normal office hours […]

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