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What You Need to Know About… TLA Districts and Fall Meetings

TLA Membership, TLA News, TLA Staff Spotlight

Welcome to this new monthly feature from TLA! We know that navigating all TLA has to offer can be challenging. Every month, TLA staff will share tips and insights into […]

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Between the Lines: September Member Spotlight

Between the Lines: Member Spotlight, TLA Membership, TLA News

Shweta Shroff Library Director North American University, Houston   What inspired you to become a librarian? I was a “librarian” even before I knew what being a librarian meant. While […]

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Restrictive School Board Policies Threaten the Right to Read

Advocacy, TLA News

The new school year was barely a day old before school districts across Texas began announcing new policies designed to restrict access to books in school libraries and classrooms, to […]

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New Texas Bluebonnet Award Program Coordinator Announced

TLA Membership, TLA News, TLA Reading Lists

Terri Harkey, an elementary librarian and instructional technology specialist in McKinney, will be the new Texas Bluebonnet Award Program Coordinator; her term is 2023-2026. “Being named the Texas Bluebonnet Award […]

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Between the Lines: August Member Spotlight

Between the Lines: Member Spotlight, TLA Membership, TLA News

Emma McDonald Director of Library Services, Mesquite Independent School District What inspired you to become a librarian? Libraries have always been an integral part of my life. Although I didn’t […]

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July Staff Spotlight: Lovdy Grossman

TLA News, TLA Staff Spotlight

In our TLA Staff Spotlight series, we will highlight a different Texas Library Association staff member each month. It’s part of our effort to make sure you know who the […]

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Between the Lines: July Member Spotlight

Between the Lines: Member Spotlight, TLA News

Theresa Tongio Holden Reference Librarian, West Pearland Library Brazoria County Library System   What inspired you to become a librarian? I have been a reader loving books since I was […]

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Between the Lines: June Member Spotlight

Between the Lines: Member Spotlight, TLA Membership, TLA News

Liz Philippi School Program Coordinator Texas State Library & Archives Commission   What inspired you to become a librarian? I started volunteering as a library helper in third grade because […]

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