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With almost 6,000 members representing all types of libraries, the Texas Library Association is the largest state library association in the U.S. TLA was established in 1902 to promote, support, and improve library services in Texas.

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Between the Lines: May Member Spotlight

Between the Lines: Member Spotlight, TLA News

John D. Hayden Library Director, Bonham Public Library What inspired you to become a librarian? My grandmother inspired me to become a librarian. She was a public and church librarian and was the one who would take me to storytime. I always remember the bookshelf she had at her house and every time I would […]

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TLA Statement on Executive Order to Open Texas in Phases

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Texas libraries are community centers, offering critical services to hundreds of people a day, many from high-risk backgrounds such as seniors, and families with children. Protecting the health and safety of library employees, and the people they serve is the priority of all library leaders across the state. The Texas Library Association supports our members […]

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