The Secrets on Your Shelves

TASL is proud to welcome New York Times bestselling author, Tennessean, and guest blogger, Natalie Lloyd. Her book, A Snicker of Magic was nominated for the 2016-2017 Volunteer State Book Award and her book The Key to Extraordinary was a 2017-2018 VSBA Finalist. Written by Natalie Lloyd Even though I eagerly attended library every week in elementary... Continue Reading →

TLA 2019 Conference Overview

Written by Blake Hopper I recently attended my first Tennessee Library Association (TLA) conference with Jennifer Sharp.  The theme this year was "Opening Hearts, Doors, and Minds", and I left the conference asking myself why I had not attended before?  It was a great time to connect with other librarians and learn about all the... Continue Reading →


Compiled by Julie Caudle For School Library Month, TASL featured school libraries from across the state to take over the TASL Instagram account!  School librarians from all grade levels from around Tennessee posted pictures and shared what fabulous happenings are going on in their libraries.  If you don't have an Instagram account, or missed these... Continue Reading →

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