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Between the Lines: April Member Spotlight

Between the Lines: Member Spotlight, TLA Membership, TLA News

Chad Hetterley Assistant Library Director Grapevine Public Library  What inspired you to become a librarian? I didn’t grow up aspiring to become a librarian. My dream was to be a […]

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Letter to School Superintendents – Value of School Librarians


The Texas Library Association mailed this letter on March 19  to all Texas school district superintendents to advocate for school librarians as districts face budget deficits. Dear Superintendent, As educators […]

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Between the Lines: March Member Spotlight

Between the Lines: Member Spotlight, TLA Membership, TLA News

Linda Stevens Division Director – Programs, Partnerships & Outreach Harris County Public Library   What inspired you to become a librarian? I always felt at home in the library, in school […]

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Staff Spotlight: Alison Urban

TLA News, TLA Staff Spotlight

Alison Urban Director of Administration   What are your job responsibilities at TLA?  I oversee the administrative functions, including office management, finance, accounting, budgeting, and Human Resources. Tell us three […]

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Texas Library Journal

In this Issue

We're delighted to bring you the Spring issue of the Texas Library Journal, which includes the TLA 2024 Annual Conference Keynotes and Exhibits Directory.
Also in this issue:
  • The New Mandatory Collection Development Standards
  • A Texas Librarian in Europe
  • San Marcos Public Library's Enhanced ID Card Initiative

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Digital Inclusion: Conversations with Civic Leaders for Community Digital Success

TLA is hosting a series of community conversations around Texas – focused on narrowing the digital divide for all Texans. We seek to cultivate community-based partnerships between municipalities, their public…

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