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A public hearing will be held August 29 or August 30.

July 24, 2018
The Sunset Commission staff has issued its report on the Texas State Library and Archives Commission. The report is available online.
July 18, 2018
Over the past two months, the Texas Library Association (TLA) welcomed two new team members, and announced new roles for three current team...
May 21, 2018
Congratulations to all of the individuals, institutions, and projects that were nominated for TLA Awards this year. The work that...
April 24, 2018
Jacqui Bridges-Sheppherd of Arlington, Texas has been named the 2019-2022 Texas Bluebonnet Award (TBA) coordinator.
September 12, 2018 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Specialists in Technical Services are the mainstay of many acquisitions and cataloging activities in libraries today and the webinar will discuss these roles and responsibilities as well as organization systems including both the Dewey Decimal system and the Library of Congress...
October 17, 2018 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Whether you are "on stage" or out front with your customers/patrons or behind the scenes and "backstage", you need to know how to communicate! Successful communication techniques, how to listen, and how to manage the avalanche of messages we get every day will be included in...
November 13, 2018 - 1:00pm - November 13, 2019 - 2:00pm
Strategic partnerships with other community entities (beyond area libraries) including nonprofit, for-profit, and governmental organizations are critical to the success of libraries. These partnerships introduce new benefits and leverage existing benefits for...
December 5, 2018 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm
What is mentoring? What role does mentoring play in support staff education and training and does it substitute for orientation and training, other activities?  What types of mentors are ther and what types of mentors do we need in libraries? How does it differ from...
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