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New Members Round Table Information

Texas Library Association – New Members Round Table

NMRT – What’s it all about?

Are you new to your library career to the Texas Library Association (TLA)? Wondering what do to in TLA now that you’ve joined and how to make the most of it? The New Members Round Table (NMRT) welcomes new librarians, library staff, and TLA members to TLA. We are dedicated to helping new members learn about TLA – how it works and how to begin benefiting from continuing education, professional and leadership development, and networking.

Join your peers in NMRT!

  • Gain committee experience
  • Volunteer for something fun
  • Apply for awards
  • Gain networking skills and contacts
  • Find a mentor
  • Learn how to navigate the TLA organization

To learn more about NMRT and our activities, please visit our website. Our newsletter and volunteer forms are posted. Opportunities for involvement are diverse and include participating in mentoring efforts, award programs, orientation & planning activities, exhibit hall participation, and fundraising.

Annual Conference Programs

  • TLA Orientation: Making the Most of Your Membership
  • New members growing TALL preconference (in 2012)

Grants & Awards

(Become a member and you are eligible to apply for these awards that offer financial support for the conference.)

Be sure and check out these great awards and the NMRT website.

To join, just visit the TLA Members Only site! If you are a student, be sure to check out the joint ALA/TLA student membership!

You have friends-in-waiting at NMRT! Please feel free to email me if you have any questions.


Amy Nurnberger, Chair, NMRT Outreach & Fundraising Committee

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