Conference 2014




The Tennessee Association of School Librarians


TASL Conference 2014


MVPs @ Your School: Librarians Building

"More Valuable Programs"

October 23 – October 25

The Embassy Suites Hotel and Conference Center
Murfreesboro, Tennessee


Look who's been drafted for our team!

Vince Vawter

Newbery Honor Award 2014 for Paperboy

Doug Johnson   Sharon M. Draper
Chris Grabenstein Jessica Young
Jarrett Krosoczka
Jackie Mims Hopkins  Adam Gidwitz
Sharon Cameron Mike Mullin
Kirby Larson  Mary Nethery


TASL Preconferences 2014



Apps @ Your School: Mobile Technology in Action

October 23, 2014

1:30-3:30 P.M.

Melissa Jacobs-Israel, founder and current chair of the AASL Best Apps for Teaching and Learning Committee and Dr. Melissa Johnston, Assistant Professor at The University of Alabama in Library and Information Studies present Apps @ Your School: Mobile Technology in Action.  In an action packed hands-on session, learn what role mobile technology can play in learning and explore how professionally vetted apps can engage students to build a more valuable library program. $25 - TASL Members, $50 Non-Members

Seating is limited to 72 participants. Click here to register.

A Novel Conversation

Click here to see this year's line-up!

October 23, 2014

4:00-5:00 P.M.

Back for the third year, enjoy A Novel Conversation with regional all-stars at this joint scholarship fundraiser presented by TASL in conjunction with the Society for Children's Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI).  Participants will have the opportunity to talk one-on-one with authors and illustrators.  This year’s lineup includes David Arnold — Mosquitoland; Kristin Tubb — The 13th Sign; Courtney C. Stevens — Faking Normal; and more.$25 - TASL Members, $50 Non-Members

Seating is limited to 50 participants. Click here to register.


TASL Conference 2014 Registration

Click below on the link for your membership group to register:

Early Bird

through 8-31*

through October 20
(Credit Card only)

Librarian $85.00 $110.00 $130.00
Retired Librarian $45.00 $45.00 $45.00
Librarian Assistant $45.00 $45.00 $45.00
Student $45.00 $45.00 $45.00
Supervisor $85.00 $110.00 $130.00
Friend of TASL $85.00 $110.00 $130.00
Administrator - Principal/Superintendent           
$30.00 $30.00 $35.00

Thursday -Exhibits & Reception Only

$25.00 $25.00 $35.00
Saturday Only $50.00 $50.00 $50.00
Non-Member $130.00 $165.00 $195.00
VSBA Banquet Ticket(s)   $40.00  


Embassy Suites Murfreesboro Hotel and Conference Center, Murfreesboro, TN
Singles and Doubles - $149 per night / Triple and Quad - $159 per night (Rates include Internet access)

Code: LIB

*Registration is closed.
**Registration is not yet open.


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Looking Ahead

TASL Conference 2015 September 24-26
TASL Conference 2016 November 3-5
TASL Conference 2017 September 28-30