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The TLA 2020 conference theme was inspired by TLA’s envisioned future that, “Each and every Texan recognizes the value that libraries bring to their lives.” With this powerful vision in mind, we selected the theme TLA 2020: A Vision for All Texans.

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Between the Lines: November Member Spotlight

Between the Lines: Member Spotlight

Dale McNeill, Assistant Director for Public Services, San Antonio Public Library What inspired you to become a librarian? I started helping out in the school library in grade 5 and continued through high school graduation. I started working in construction, but then really wanted a job with air conditioning. That resulted in a public library […]

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Announcing the 2020-2021 Texas Bluebonnet Award List

TLA News, TLA Reading Lists

Students from central Texas announced the Texas Library Association’s (TLA) 2020-2021 Texas Bluebonnet Award (TBA) Master List at the Texas Book Festival on Saturday, October 26. The Texas Bluebonnet Award Master List is one of the most prestigious children’s literature lists in the country. Students, parents, teachers, librarians, booksellers, and authors eagerly await the yearly […]

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