• P. O. Box 33433, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
  • +255 744 296134

About TLA

Tanzania Library Assocition (TLA)

Tanzania Library Association (TLA) was established in 1973, after the dissolving of the East African Library Association (EALA). Ever since it has remained the only professional association that safeguards the interests of all library and information personnel in Tanzania

TLA Main Objectives:

Unite Librarians

To unite all persons working in or interested in library work, by convening conferences and meetings for the discussions of matters affecting libraries – their regulations, management or otherwise

Regulation and Management

To watch any legislation affecting libraries, and to assist the promotion of such further legislation as may be considered necessary for the regulation and management or extension of library services in the United Republic of Tanzania

Encouragement

To encourage the promotion, establishment and improvement of libraries and library services in the United Republic of Tanzania

Total Management

To collect, collate, and publish (as journals, transactions, bulletins), information of benefit to members of the Association, or for the promotion of the objectives of the Association

Improve Standards

To improve the standard of librarianship and the status of the library profession in the United Republic of Tanzania

Fulfillment of Objectives

To promote and encourage bibliographical study and research, and all such lawful things as are incidental or conducive to the fulfillment of the above objectives

Our Leadership Team

Dr Juliana Manyerere
Dr Juliana ManyerereCHAIRPERSON
We’ve all heard how crucial it is to set intentions, goals and targets. Powerful goals electrify us.
Name Officer
Name OfficerSoon
We’ve all heard how crucial it is to set intentions, goals and targets. Powerful goals electrify us.
Aris Maro
Aris MaroSoon
We’ve all heard how crucial it is to set intentions, goals and targets. Powerful goals electrify us.
Officer Name
Officer NameSoon
We’ve all heard how crucial it is to set intentions, goals and targets. Powerful goals electrify us.

Who can join TLA?

All persons dealing or engaged in the art of library and information work or any related field are eligible to join.

Tanzania Library Association (TLA) was established in 1973, after the dissolving of the East African Library Association (EALA). Ever since it has remained the only professional association that safeguards the interests of all library and information personnel in Tanzania.