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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
TLA Response to Macmillan eBook Embargo
The Texas Library Association (TLA), with almost 6,000 members from academic, school, special and public libraries, represents one of the largest and most dynamic library markets in the country. On behalf of our members, we call on Macmillan to reverse the library eBook embargo announced in July. This new licensing model, which allows libraries to […]Read More
Libraries Transform Texas Week October 7 – 11
“Libraries transform Texas because they transform our people.” – Mayor Steve Adler, City of Austin Mark your calendars and plan to celebrate the numerous ways libraries transform Texas! During the week of October 7 – 11 all libraries are invited to share how they transform their communities through innovative spaces, programs, education, technology, events, and […]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: Using Social Media as Advocacy!
Participants will learn how to share what awesome things that they are doing in their library to advocate for themselves and their libraries as well as how to advocate for…Learn More