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Meg Medina Announced as Closing Author Session Speaker Thursday, April 18, 11:45am - 1:15pm

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Scott Pelley Announced as General Session II Speaker Thursday, April 18, 8-9am

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TLA After Hours Monday, April 15, 7 – 11pm

What happens after hours at TLA? Join us at Annual Conference and find out!

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Purchase Tickets by March 31 March 31 is the last day to purchase tickets for TLA 2019 ticketed events

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Library-Related Bills Begin to Move

Advocacy, TLA News

The March 8 bill filing deadline has passed, and members of the Legislature are turning their attention to moving their bills. It’s a long, convoluted process, with many obstacles along the way. And just when you experience success, that joy is tempered by the realization that you have to go through everything again when the […]

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Federal Advocacy Alert: #FundLibraries 2020

TLA News, Uncategorized

On March 11, the White House released its budget proposal for FY2020. Once again, the administration has proposed to eliminate the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), which provides approximately $189.3 million in direct funding to libraries through the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA). The proposal also cuts the Innovative Approaches to Literacy […]

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TLA 2019 Speaker Announcements

TLA Annual Conference, TLA News

TLA is excited to announce that Scott Pelley is our General Session II speaker on Thursday, April 18, 8-9am. The impeccable reputation, record-breaking accolades, and incredibly storied broadcast career of Scott Pelley have made him a standout figure in the world of journalism. His memoir, Truth Worth Telling (Hanover Square Press, an imprint of Harlequin) […]

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And the 2019 Texas Bluebonnet Award Winner Is..

TLA News, TLA Reading Lists

The votes are in and Sergeant Reckless: The True Story of the Little Horse Who Became a Hero by Patricia McCormick, illustrated by Iacopo Bruno (Balzer & Bray, an imprint of HarperCollins Pubishers, 2017) is the winner of the 2019 Texas Bluebonnet Award! This inspiring book tells the true story of Reckless, a brave little […]

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Texas Library Journal

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  • TLA 2019 Conference Program

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TASL Lunch & Learn: Tech Integrated Book Clubs

Marry love of literature with higher-level learning which incorporates technology. Learn structures and strategies on how to successfully start and run book clubs. See how book clubs allow students to…

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