Safe travels for everyone headed to the Texas Library Association’s annual conference in San Antonio! CTLS and Tocker will be sharing a booth in the exhibit hall. All CTLS staff will be at conference so our office will be closed Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday of this week. If you need us, come by the […]
Shared from the Library Issues and Taking Action page of the Texas Library Association Website:
SB 902 Would Eliminate Most Criteria for Public Library Accreditation
Fact Sheet | Talking Points (for internal use only)
Senator Brian Birdwell (SD 22) introduced SB 902 relating to a prohibition on the adoption of certain library standards by […]
Image from Katelyn Patterson
Texas Library Association statement, reprinted with permission
Remembering Christine McNew
Christine McNew, youth services coordinator in the Library Development and Networking Division at the Texas State Library and Archives passed away this week. Over the years, Christine made remarkable and highly visible contributions to the services offered to Texas […]
Come see us at the Texas Library Association Conference at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston! CTLS will be sharing a booth with the Tocker Foundation, the Texas Alliance for Minorities in Engineers (TAME) Trailblazer bus, and the Writers’ League of Texas. We don’t currently have our booth number but will share […]
Look for your fellow CTLS members at the Public Library Division Membership Party at the 2016 Texas Library Association Annual Conference in Houston at the end of the month!
CTLS wishes to congratulate this year’s class of TALL Texans!
From the TLA website:
The Texas Library Association is proud to announce the Class of 2016 for the Texas Accelerated Library Leaders program, more popularly known as the TALL Texans Leadership Institute:
Maria Baagala, University of Texas at Arlington Kelsey Brett, University of Houston Christy […]
From the TLA website:
TEXAS LIBRARY SNAPSHOT DAY PROVES Texans Love Libraries!
How does Library Snapshot Day work?
Although the standard date is October 31, libraries can pick any single day in October and promote that day to their community and students.
1. Let folks know you’ll be “snapping” a shot of the library’s […]
The deadline for the SMART award has been extended to September 21, 2015.
The link for the award is available at: http://www.txla.org/groups/smart-award
The Supervision, Management and Administration Round Table recognizes innovation excellence with the annual “Smart Award”. This award is given to one library staff member annually for effective and successful implementation of an innovative […]
Registration for the District 3 Fall Meeting is now open! You can register on TLA website here: https://secure.txla.org/secure/forms/mtgLogin.asp
Theme: Libraries of the Future/The Future is Now
Time: 8am-4pm, October 9, Friday
Onsite Registration: 8am-8:45am
The Art Institute of Austin
101 W. Louis Henna Blvd. Suite 100
Austin, Texas 78728
February 1, 2016 – Deadline for Scholarship Application postmark The Public Library Division of the Texas Library Association will award four individual Scholarships (stipends) of $500 each to qualified applicants currently employed in Texas public libraries. The purpose of the PLD Scholarship is to encourage TLA and PLD membership, to advance the goals and […]