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Edward Smith, Abilene Library Consortium Director, Appointed to Gov. Broadband Council

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Edward Smith, director of the Abilene Library Consortium (ALC), and long-time Texas Library Association member (TLA), has been appointed by Governor Greg Abbott to serve on the newly formed Governor’s Broadband Development Council. “ We appreciate that the library community will have a seat at the table as the Council works to identify barriers to […]

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Between the Lines: January Member Spotlight

Between the Lines: Member Spotlight

Kathy Jones Hoffman Former Executive Director (retired) Research Medical Library, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center What inspired you to become a librarian? I started working in my neighborhood public library when I was a junior in high school. When I started college, I needed a part-time job, so I worked in the university […]

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2020 Lariat Adult Fiction Reading List Announced

TLA News, TLA Reading Lists

The 2020 Lariat list is here! The goal of the Lariat Adult Fiction Reading List is to highlight outstanding fiction that is “simply a pleasure to read.” To that end, a nine-member committee of librarians from the Texas Library Association annually selects 25 outstanding fiction titles. This year’s list includes the magical and the occult […]

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TLA Welcomes New Executive Director

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The Texas Library Association (TLA) Executive Board is pleased to announce that Shirley Robinson, CAE has accepted the position of Executive Director effective January 9, 2020. Robinson has more than 20 years of experience in nonprofit trade association management at statewide organizations. She is a member-focused leader with a proven record of implementing successful initiatives […]

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TLJ 2020 Conference Program

Texas Library Journal

In this Issue:
  • TLA 2020 Conference Program
  • Why Your Library Needs Social Media Ambassadors
  • Voter Registration Events
  • Pottsboro Library Teams Up for Esports
  • Guided Pathways: Sharpening Career Focus for Community College Students
  • Introducing E-Read Texas
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TLA Cast Newsletter

TLACast, an e-newsletter published six to eight times a year, shares the latest news and information from the Texas Library Association.

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TexLine Legislative Issues Newsletter

Texline provides updates and information on TLA advocacy, state library-related policy, and legislative action.

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TLA Weekly Brief

TLA Weekly Brief is a collection of the latest industry news which is emailed to TLA members every Tuesday.

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