Hope to see you at TLA 2019!

Heading to the Texas Library Association’s Annual Conference in Austin? Here’s where you can find Texas State Library staff presenters and sessions sponsored or co-sponsored by TSLAC.

Also, visit us at Booth #1928; we will have information on upcoming programs, resources and more! As an added bonus this year, we will be hosting office hours on specified topics at the booth! See those office hours in the schedule below.

For the full TLA conference program, visit https://txla.org/annual-conference/attend/schedule/

Monday, April 15

TSLAC Commission Meeting, 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., Lorenzo de Zavala State Archives and Library

Building Mental Health Crisis Planning and De-Escalation Practice (Ticketed), 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

New Director Preconference (Invitation Only), 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Storytime Pizzazz (Ticketed), 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Exclusively Inclusive: Sensory Programming for Children, 1:30 – 2:30 p.m.

Nuts & Bolts: Essentials for Becoming Conversant in eResource Management, 1:30 – 2:30 p.m.

Librarians and Techs Talk TexQuest, 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Tuesday, April 16

Office Hours: Digital Literacy Resources with Cindy Fisher (Booth #1928), 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.

Blind Spots and Brain Tricks: Data-Driven Decision Making, 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.

Building a Strong Volunteer Program, 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.

School Administrator’s Conference, 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.

Suicide and Suicidal Ideation in Patrons and Coworkers, 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.

‘Five Stars! Will Be Back!’ Increasing Guest and Patron Satisfaction, 11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Office Hours: AR/VR with Henry Stokes (Booth #1928), 11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

TexShare and TexQuest Updates, 11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Office Hours: TexShare with Danielle Plumer (Booth #1928), 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.

Office hours: Small Library Management with Kyla Hunt (Booth #1928), 1:30 – 2:30 p.m.

Libraries as Community Anchors: Transforming Rural Texas, 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.

Coretta Scott King Award 50th Anniversary 2019, 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.

Getting STEAMy in the Library, 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.

Keeping it Safe: Library Privacy Audits, 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.

Librarian/Friends Panel to Discuss Successful Partnerships, 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.

Make New Texas School Library Standards Work for You, 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.

Office Hours: Annual Report/Accreditation with Valicia Greenwood (Booth #1928), 3:15 – 3:45 p.m.

Family Place Libraries: A Model for Community Engagement, 3:15 – 4:15 p.m.

Letters About Literature: How Books Change Lives, 3:15 – 5:30 p.m.

TexQuest + Digital Tools: Team up to Spark Student Creativity, 3:15 –  4:15 p.m.

Office Hours: Online CE Opportunities with Naomi DiTullio (Booth #1928), 3:45 – 4:30 p.m.

TexShare Genealogy Update, 4:00 – 4:50 p.m.

But I Found it on Google! Creative Commons for K-12, 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.

Child Development: The Critical Early Years, 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.

IT and Me: Tips for Communicating Your Technology Needs, 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.

Wednesday, April 17

Library Website Best Practices, 8:30 – 9:30 a.m.

Where there’s a wILL, There’s a Way: Interlibrary Loan in Texas Public Libraries, 8:30 – 9:30 a.m.

Office Hours: New School Standards with Liz Philippi (Booth #1928), 9:00 – 10:00 a.m.

86th Texas Legislative Session Update, 9:45 -10:45 a.m

Counting Collections with COUNTER, 9:45 – 10:45 a.m.

Data with Meaning: Connect with Your Stakeholders Using Library Statistics (ticketed event), 9:45 – 10:45 a.m.

Stop the Bleed: Emergency Bleeding Control Training, 9:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Office Hours: Annual Report/Accreditation with Stacey Malek (Booth #1928), 11:00 – 11:30 a.m.

Brace Yourself for Community Impact with Faster Internet, 11:00 – 12:00 p.m.

Open Educational Resources for K-12, 11:00 – 12:00 p.m.

Serving the Diverse Latinx Community, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Office Hours: Staff Development with Katherine Adelberg (Booth #1928), 1:00 – 1:30 p.m.

Office Hours: TexShare with Russlene Waukechon (Booth #1928), 1:30 – 2:00 p.m.

70 is the New 50!: Programs for Active and Engaged Adults, 1:30 – 2:30 p.m.

Office Hours: ILL with Sara Hayes (Booth #1928), 2:30 – 3:30 p.m.

Live from the Capitol: What it Takes to Be a State Librarian, 2:45 – 3:45 p.m

Speaking the Same Language: School and Public Librarians Working Together, 2:45 – 3:45 p.m.

Office Hours: TexQuest with Liz Philippi (Booth #1928), 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.

TexQuest + Digital Tools: Team up to Spark Student Creativity, 3:15 – 4:15 p.m.

Texas State Library and Archives Commission Open House, 5:00 – 6:30 p.m., Lorenzo de Zavala

Thursday, April 18

The Front Lines of Intellectual Freedom, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.

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