Hopper and Sharp Attend ALA Conference 2018

Written by: Blake Hopper  President-Elect Jennifer Sharp and I recently traveled to the busy city of New Orleans for the annual ALA conference.  Jennifer and I represented our state at the Affiliate Assembly meetings.  It is such a great honor to attend these meetings and represent our great state. We shared all the amazing things... Continue Reading →


TASL’s 2018 Summer Road Trip Review

East Road Trip Review written by: Brenda Goins; West Road Trip Review written by: Katie Capshaw The TASL East Road Trip was a resounding success!  Pellissippi State Community College Blount County was an amazing site that was very accommodating with easy access and parking.  Both presenters and attendees had a great day networking and sharing... Continue Reading →

Get Ready for the New AASL Standards

Written by: Diane Chen Librarians train, study, and intern to become professionals. This reflection, regrowth, and renewal doesn’t end with the awarding of a degree in library information science. As professionals, we owe it to ourselves and to our colleagues to continually evolve, grow, change, and connect with others. Becoming a member of an organization... Continue Reading →

Small Town Budget, Big Time Author Visit

Frame story by: Ginger Kirchmyer Content by: Courtney Stevens A few months back, I happened to see a notification pop up on my computer telling me that one of my favorite YA authors, Courtney Stevens, was screening live on her Facebook feed. I investigated, of course, because it was Courtney!!! lol  What I saw though,... Continue Reading →

Calling all TASL Members: Tell Congress to #FundLibraries

Legislators received an informational packet which included our TASL School Libraries Infographic and the winning designs from our School Library Month bookmark contest. Written by: Lindsey Anderson In case you missed it, the President’s Fiscal Year 2019 budget proposal eliminates library funding. Again. The House and Senate rejected these cuts in 2018 and funding was... Continue Reading →

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