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Edward Smith, Abilene Library Consortium Director, Appointed to Gov. Broadband Council
Edward Smith, director of the Abilene Library Consortium (ALC), and long-time Texas Library Association member (TLA), has been appointed by Governor Greg Abbott to serve on the newly formed Governor’s Broadband Development Council. “ We appreciate that the library community will have a seat at the table as the Council works to identify barriers to […]Read More
Between the Lines: January Member Spotlight
Kathy Jones Hoffman Former Executive Director (retired) Research Medical Library, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center What inspired you to become a librarian? I started working in my neighborhood public library when I was a junior in high school. When I started college, I needed a part-time job, so I worked in the university […]Read More
2020 Lariat Adult Fiction Reading List Announced
The 2020 Lariat list is here! The goal of the Lariat Adult Fiction Reading List is to highlight outstanding fiction that is “simply a pleasure to read.” To that end, a nine-member committee of librarians from the Texas Library Association annually selects 25 outstanding fiction titles. This year’s list includes the magical and the occult […]Read More
TLA Welcomes New Executive Director
The Texas Library Association (TLA) Executive Board is pleased to announce that Shirley Robinson, CAE has accepted the position of Executive Director effective January 9, 2020. Robinson has more than 20 years of experience in nonprofit trade association management at statewide organizations. She is a member-focused leader with a proven record of implementing successful initiatives […]Read More
Texas Library Journal
In this Issue:
- TLA 2020 Conference Program
- Why Your Library Needs Social Media Ambassadors
- Voter Registration Events
- Pottsboro Library Teams Up for Esports
- Guided Pathways: Sharpening Career Focus for Community College Students
- Introducing E-Read Texas
TASL Lunch & Learn: Discover the New Teaching Books!
All the same great resources! A new look! Discover resources that will deepen connections to books while discovering online materials to engage readers, support families, and empower colleagues. REGISTERLearn More