TASL Members Run for Office in AASL Elections

by Brandi Hartsell The 2020 ALA/AASL election season is quickly approaching. It is vitally important that you use this opportunity to let your voice be heard and vote for the candidates you support. Voting in ALA and AASL elections helps to ensure that the organization's leadership has your interests and goals in mind. We are... Continue Reading →

Celebrate Valiant Women and the 19th Amendment

Written by Jennifer Boren and Brandi Hartsell March is Women's History Month and schools across Tennessee are celebrating. This year marks the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment which finally recognized women's right to vote after a long period of suffrage...more than 70 years! Thomas Jefferson wrote, "...all men are created equal", but it was... Continue Reading →

February 2020 Librarians of the Month

Each month, TASL recognizes school librarians across the state for their significant contributions to their school community. These individuals are nominated by their peers based on their dedication to their school and library. Below you will find information about the February 2020 Librarians of the Month. We appreciate all you do and would like to... Continue Reading →

2020 Bookmark Contest Announced

Written by Jennifer Boren TASL has announced the 2020 Bookmark Contest! This year, the theme is more open to student interpretation than in years past when the contest was tied to AASL's School Library Month theme.  AASL is not selecting a theme this year, so we are not asking your students to include specific wording on... Continue Reading →

2020 Presidential Welcome Address

Written by Vicki Winstead Welcome to a new year and a new decade!  I hope everyone enjoyed a much-needed break with time to rest, read and visit family and friends.  A new year means new beginnings, fresh starts, setting goals and making resolutions. It is a great time to reflect on the past and plan... Continue Reading →

2019President’s Farewell

TASL Friends, It is with many mixed emotions that I write this blog post - my farewell address! It’s hard to believe that 2019 is coming to an end, and with it, my time as your TASL President. I would be remiss if I didn’t begin this post by saying that it has truly been... Continue Reading →

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