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To be eligible to vote, your TLA membership must be current as of Jan. 31, 2019.

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Congratulations! 2019 Texas Bluebonnet Award Winner

The award will be presented at the Texas Bluebonnet Award Luncheon at the TLA Annual Conference in Austin on Wednesday, April 17.

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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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Update: Texas Legislative Session

Advocacy, TLA News

We are a little over one month into the 86th Texas Legislative Session and the pace  is starting to pick up. Legislators have until Friday, March 8 to file bills and joint resolutions. To date, 3,045 House and Senate bills and resolutions have been filed. Governor Abbott gave his State of the State address in […]

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New Tejas Star Reading List Announced

TLA News, TLA Reading Lists

The Texas Library Association is pleased to announce the 2019-20 Tejas Star Reading List. This carefully curated list of Spanish and bilingual titles is designed to encourage children ages 5 to 12 to explore multicultural books, and to discover the cognitive and economic benefits of bilingualism and multilingualism. The Tejas Star Reading List is intended […]

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2019 2X2 Reading List Announced

TLA News, TLA Reading Lists

The Children’s Round Table (CRT), a Texas Library Association unit, is pleased to announce the 2019 2×2 Reading List. This carefully curated list includes 20 titles recommended for children age two to grade two. Designed to encourage independent reading, the 2×2 list can be used by parents, caregivers, and teachers to introduce children to a […]

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Texas Library Journal

  • Doctors, Nurses... and a Librarian? Hospital Librarians Improving Texans' Health Every Day
  • Libraries for All (It all starts with a book)
  • New Look and New Outlook: The Renovation of the Cozby Library & Community Commons
  • TLA 2019 Conference Program

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Events

TASL Lunch & Learn: Building Inquire Tools to Support Classroom Research

Presented by Nancy Jo Lambert This webinar will focus on several digital tools to help librarians facilitate student inquiry and research. Librarians will learn how to create online spaces where…

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