Membership Memoirs

Written by: Martha Harris It's time to reinstate your membership to TASL, and we want to take a moment to remind you of all the great things in store for you by being a part of our professional organization! Membership in TASL demonstrates to your administration and school community your dedication to your field of... Continue Reading →


TASL’S Pathway to Leadership: Get to Know Some Behind-the-Scenes Volunteers

Written by: Ginger Kirchmyer Our year has flown by quickly, but TASL hasn't accomplished all that we have without the efforts of some amazing people. We'd like to give our readers an opportunity to learn a little about some of the "behind-the-scenes" workers of TASL in hopes that it will inspire and encourage more of... Continue Reading →

TASL Book Reviews – We’re Back!

Written by: Ginger Kirchmyer; reviews written by: Suzanne Costner, Jenifer Grady, and Missy Locke. We are back with more great reviews, and we'd love to get your feedback. Do you like this resource? Is it helpful? Can we change it to make it more user-friendly? What features are you using?  Right now it's pretty-much in... Continue Reading →


Written by: Lindsey Kimery Every day in Tennessee, school librarians are busy connecting kids with books, helping our students grow as readers, and are leading in our learning communities, but many of us start the school year facing numerous issues, such as lack of funding, staffing that doesn’t meet state minimum requirements, being assigned additional... Continue Reading →

FEATURE: Gimme Money: Apply for AASL and ALA Library Student Scholarships!

Written by: Dr. Cindy C. Welch Did you know that ALA has a scholarship clearinghouse, and offers more than $300,000 in scholarships through the ALA Scholarship Program? You apply online and can apply for more than one scholarship at a time. Are you working as a library support staff member pursuing your Master’s degree, are you from an underrepresented group (not white... Continue Reading →

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