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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
Resolution in Support of Immigrant Children
In response to the immigrant crisis along the Texas border, TLA’s Latino Caucus Round Table presented this resolution in support of immigrant children to TLA Council at Annual Assembly where it was adopted. WHEREAS, The Texas Library Association is committed to supporting libraries role as an advocate of social responsibility and the public good; WHEREAS, […]Read More
TLA Welcomes New Interim Executive Director
The Texas Library Association (TLA) is pleased to announce that Joe Dahlstrom will serve as interim executive director while the search for a new executive director takes place. His first day is Monday, June 24, 2019. Dahlstrom, who joined TLA in 1973, has been an extremely active member, serving as TLA President from 1987 – […]Read More
11 Days and Counting!
With just 11 days remaining in the 86th Texas Legislative Session, and deadlines looming in the House, it is crunch time for many bills. Saturday, May 18 is the last day for house committees to report senate bills and senate joint resolutions in order for them to have any chance of being placed on a […]Read More
Texas Library Journal
TLA 2019 Contributed Papers Contributed Papers were presented for the second consecutive year at the TLA Annual Conference. Proposal abstracts were submitted via an online form on the TLA website and the Contributed Papers Subcommittee selected eight papers for presentation and publication in 2019.Learn More
TASL Lunch & Learn: Flexible Scheduling in the Elementary Library
AASL promotes a flexible schedule in school libraries, but what does this look like and how can you get started? We will look at how one elementary school moved to…Learn More