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Meet TLA’s New Director of Education: Lovdy Grossman

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The Texas Library Association is delighted to announce that Lovdy Grossman has accepted the position of Director of Education at TLA, effective June 15, 2021. Previously, she was the Director of the Office of Conferences and Training at the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin, a position […]

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Between the Lines: June Member Spotlight

Between the Lines: Member Spotlight, TLA News

Laura Tadena, Equity and Inclusion Consultant Texas State Library and Archives Commission   What inspired you to become a librarian? I had been working for several years as a middle school math teacher, and after a couple of years, I noticed that reading comprehension was an area that many of my students were struggling in. […]

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TALL Texans Class of 2021 Announced

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Congratulations to the TALL Texans Class of 2021! Members of the TALL Texans Leadership Development Class of 2021 were selected from a pool of dynamic Texas library leaders to study strategic planning, risk-taking, conflict negotiation, persuasion, coaching, ethics, and more. TALL Texans will be held in person from November 14-18, 2021, at Montserrat Retreat Center, […]

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Between the Lines: May Member Spotlight

Between the Lines: Member Spotlight, TLA News

Betsy Mangalath School Library Media Specialist North Mesquite High School, Mesquite What inspired you to become a librarian? While working as a classroom teacher, I partnered closely with the school’s librarian, Brenda Allen. She did such an amazing job making the library a welcoming center for students and faculty alike, and her impact on the […]

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Texas Library Journal

In this Issue:

  • How TLA 2021 speakers addressed racial injustice, and equity, diversity and inclusion
  • An innovative program at Harris County Public Library which provides library materials to people in prison
  • Nooks & Crannies: claiming every square inch of your school library space
  • The E-Read Texas statewide book program from Texas State Library and Archives Commission
  • TLA 2021 award winners
  • And more!

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TLA Council I

TLA Council I will be prerecorded and available for viewing June 24.

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