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Between the Lines: November Member Spotlight
Dale McNeill, Assistant Director for Public Services, San Antonio Public Library What inspired you to become a librarian? I started helping out in the school library in grade 5 and continued through high school graduation. I started working in construction, but then really wanted a job with air conditioning. That resulted in a public library […]Read More
Announcing the 2020-2021 Texas Bluebonnet Award List
Students from central Texas announced the Texas Library Association’s (TLA) 2020-2021 Texas Bluebonnet Award (TBA) Master List at the Texas Book Festival on Saturday, October 26. The Texas Bluebonnet Award Master List is one of the most prestigious children’s literature lists in the country. Students, parents, teachers, librarians, booksellers, and authors eagerly await the yearly […]Read More
Between the Lines: October Member Spotlight
Yolanda Botello, director of library services, Mansfield Public Library What inspired you to become a librarian? Becoming a librarian was not my lifelong dream, but I am glad my life led me here. Growing up, when I was asked what I wanted to be when I got older, my answer was always “a teacher.” I […]Read More
From Reference Desk to City Council Dais
By Christine Sederquist, Leander City Council, Place 4, Leander, Texas Curling up in a favorite chair with a great book and a cup of coffee with the muffled sounds of doves cooing just outside the window: it’s Heaven, right? I’m willing to bet everyone reading this agrees. That dream plays a large part in how […]Read More
Texas Library Journal
In this Issue:
- Libraries Transform Texas Week, October 7 - 11
- A Fair Use Refresher
- Census 2020
- TexQuest: If You Re-Build It, They Will Come
- From Reference Desk to City Council Dais
- TLA 2020 Highlights
TASL Lunch & Learn: Poetry Playground
Learn how to make a playground of THINKING about, ANALYZING & CREATING Poetry in 10 stations. A high school Instructional Coach and HS Librarian collaborated to make 10 stations to…Learn More