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Between the Lines: May Member Spotlight

Between the Lines: Member Spotlight, TLA News

John D. Hayden Library Director, Bonham Public Library What inspired you to become a librarian? My grandmother inspired me to become a librarian. She was a public and church librarian and was the one who would take me to storytime. I always remember the bookshelf she had at her house and every time I would […]

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TLA Statement on Executive Order to Open Texas in Phases

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Texas libraries are community centers, offering critical services to hundreds of people a day, many from high-risk backgrounds such as seniors, and families with children. Protecting the health and safety of library employees, and the people they serve is the priority of all library leaders across the state. The Texas Library Association supports our members […]

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Texas Library Association Launches First-Ever TLA Virtual Conference

TLA Annual Conference, TLA News

TLA 2020 Virtual combines speakers, live chat and exhibitor info for successful online event TLA launched its inaugural virtual conference on April 21, 2020 with a stunning and heartfelt live presentation by renowned young adult (YA) author and National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature, Jason Reynolds. More than 1,500 people from across Texas and the […]

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Between the Lines: April Member Spotlight

Between the Lines: Member Spotlight, TLA News

Dennis Quinn Director of Library Services Cozby Library and Community Commons (City of Coppell, TX)     What inspired you to become a librarian? Seeing the library as a playground for the mind, and a hub of connection, and the great things that can come from both. I don’t think I fully realized that until […]

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Texas Library Journal

In this Issue:

  • Open Education Resources Deliver Savings
  • A Fair Use Refresher: Part ii
  • Is it a Competition? Classroom and School Libraries
  • TLA 2020 Exhibits Directory

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TASL Lunch & Learn: Working Wonders with Wakelet!

Bombarded with a variety of digital bookmarks? Then Wakelet is for you! Join us for a webinar on how to use Wakelet, a free digital content curation tool that will…

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