Friends of Tennessee Libraries

Ticket sales for the 2022 TLA Conference have ended

When: Thursday, April 14, 2022

Where: Knoxville Convention Center, 701 Henley Street, Knoxville, TN

Luncheon Speaker: Mary Pom Claiborne, assistant director of marketing, development, and communications for the Knox County Public Library (KCPL)

Mary Pom Claiborne will share valuable lessons that the pandemic has taught library advocates about promoting the libraries that they love. She began her tenure with KCPL in 2004 and has spearheaded many large-scale community projects including the Children’s Festival of Reading, Movies on Market Square, The Big Read, The Explorer Pass, Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library, and Knox County Mayor Glenn Jacobs’ Read City USA initiative.

Another highlight: Announcement of TLA/FOTL Friends of the Year

Signup Deadline: TBA

Cost: $30 per person

Friends members who want to attend this event only do not have to register for the TLA Conference. 

If you wish to pay by check, please make your check payable to Friends of the Tennessee Libraries and mail it to:

Friends of Tennessee Libraries
Marjorie Kaup Haines
P.O. Box 681493
Franklin, TN 37068-1493


If you wish to pay online, please complete the form below.