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Between the Lines: October Member Spotlight
Maggie Hernandez School Librarian Antonian College Preparatory High School, San Antonio What inspired you to become a librarian? Reflecting on my more than 30 years working in many capacities as a professional librarian with an MLIS in Academic Librarianship and as a Texas Certified School Librarian, as well as a Certified Educator by several Edtech […]Read More
The Living Library – A Libraries Transform Texas Story
This week (October 4 – 8) is Libraries Transform Texas Week and we are celebrating librarians’ stories and how they are transforming lives and their communities. Share your story! Growing up, I viewed the school or public library as a refuge and a place to get lost for hours as I immersed myself in other […]Read More
A Librarian’s Story – Libraries Transform Texas Week
This week (October 4 – 8) is Libraries Transform Texas Week and we are celebrating librarians’ stories and how they are transforming lives and their communities. Share your story! I was 8 years old the first time I went to the library. I couldn’t believe there were so many books in one place and that […]Read More
Libraries Transform Texas Week Oct. 4-8
Mark your calendars and plan to celebrate the countless ways libraries transform Texas! During the week of October 4-8 all libraries are invited to share how they transform their communities through innovative spaces, programs, education, technology, events, and more. The pandemic shined a light on libraries as essential community hubs. Libraries are the center of […]Read More
Texas Library Journal
In this Issue:
- The Mobile Comunidad van in Jeff Davis County, which delivers food, books and more to rural families in scenic West Texas.
- A program in Harris County that provides free broadband to thousands of K-12 students and their families, helping close the digital divide.
- Facing materials challenges: the importance of policies in public and school libraries.
District 7 Meeting
District meetings provide regional settings for presenting continuing education, carrying on legislative activities, and recruiting members. The annual fall meetings are an opportunity for local librarians, para-professionals, and trustees from…Learn More