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Libraries Transform Texas Week Oct. 4-8

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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 […]

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September TLA Staff Spotlight: Christy Reynolds

TLA Staff Spotlight

In our new TLA Staff Spotlight series, you will meet a member of our team each month.  It’s part of our effort to make sure you know who the TLA staff is, so you’re more familiar with us when you need to contact us. We love to hear from members! Name: Christy Reynolds Position: Membership […]

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Between the Lines: September Member Spotlight

Between the Lines: Member Spotlight, TLA News

Jenny Filardo Middle School Librarian Presbyterian School in Houston What inspired you to become a librarian? When I began my master’s degree at UT Austin over 28 years ago, it was with the intent of working in museums or archives. The very last class of my degree, however, was Materials for Children, and that one […]

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Statement Opposing Restrictions on Education Related to Racism and History

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The Texas Library Association Executive Board approved the following statement related to efforts to restrict education related to racism and history on August 10. The Texas Library Association’s (TLA) core values include diversity and inclusiveness, equity of access to information, ethical responsibility and integrity, intellectual freedom, literacy and lifelong learning, and social responsibility and the […]

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Texas Library Journal

In this Issue:  

We're delighted to share the Fall 2021 edition of the Texas Library Journal with you.
Inside, you'll find news about:
  • 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.
This digital issue is searchable, includes live links, and can be downloaded if you choose. We're excited for you to read it!

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District 2 Fall Meeting

The 2021 District 2 Fall Conference is scheduled for Tuesday, September 28. It will be on the campus of West Texas A&M University. District meetings provide regional settings for presenting…

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