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TLA 2020 Conference Program

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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.

Our programming goals:

  • Equity, diversity, inclusion
  • Advocacy and marketing
  • The future of libraries

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