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The Texas Library Association, an educational 501(c)3 non-profit, actively supports library interests by advocating for policies and funding that support libraries, librarians, and educational initiatives.

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Empowering Texas libraries to build essential community infrastructure by focusing on access, economic development and education.

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Between the Lines: September Member Spotlight

Between the Lines: Member Spotlight, TLA News

Jenny Filardo Middle School Librarian Presbyterian School in Houston What inspired you to become a librarian? When I began my master’s degree at UT Austin over 28 years ago, it was with the intent of working in museums or archives. The very last class of my degree, however, was Materials for Children, and that one […]

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Statement Opposing Restrictions on Education Related to Racism and History

TLA News

The Texas Library Association Executive Board approved the following statement related to efforts to restrict education related to racism and history on August 10. The Texas Library Association’s (TLA) core values include diversity and inclusiveness, equity of access to information, ethical responsibility and integrity, intellectual freedom, literacy and lifelong learning, and social responsibility and the […]

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