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87th Texas Legislature Opens

Advocacy, TLA News

It promises to be a memorable session, as the Legislature grapples with how to meet during a pandemic and tackles redistricting in addition to the budget and other issues. On January 11, the Texas Comptroller released the biennial revenue estimate which sets the amount that can be spent in the new biennial budget, and the […]

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Between the Lines: January Member Spotlight

Between the Lines: Member Spotlight, TLA News

Mary Seaman, Director Bertam Public Library   What inspired you to become a librarian? I became a librarian mainly because I love books, but I became a director because of the community. I realized that I loved being able to share a passion of mine with others. There is something so great about a patron coming […]

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Between the Lines: December Member Spotlight

Between the Lines: Member Spotlight, TLA News

Jennifer Coleman School Librarian Murchison Elementary, Pflugerville ISD What inspired you to become a librarian? My mother, Lorraine Bingham! She was a Cataloging/ Government Documents Librarian at Texas Tech University from 1977-2004, and she encouraged me. I had been a classroom teacher a few years before I took mom’s advice and specialized. We ended up […]

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2021 YART Reading Lists Announced

TLA News, TLA Reading Lists

It’s a wonderful time to explore young adult literature (books aimed at 6th to 12th graders, ages 12-18.) Whether preteens and teens are looking for a new fantasy world to explore, a contemporary read addressing a current political situation, a historical tome, a coming-of-age novel or a blossoming romance, there’s something for everyone in this […]

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Texas Library Journal

In this Issue:

  •  TLA 2021 Conference Program
  • Governor's Broadband Council
  • Emergency Waiver Regarding Accreditation Criteria
  • Managing in Times of COVID-19
  • And more!

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What Makes YOU a Leader?

Leaders arrive at leadership positions in all kinds of ways both in TLA and in their careers. What does it mean to be a leader? Is being a leader something…

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