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The 2021 Texas Bluebonnet Award Winner Is..
Thousands of children voted across Texas and the results are in: the winner of the 2021 Texas Bluebonnet Award is If I Built a School, written and illustrated by Chris […]Read More
TLA Statement Regarding Statewide Mask Mandate
The Texas Library Association (TLA) is the largest state library association in the U.S. with almost 6,000 members representing all library types: academic, public, school, and special. As Texas continues […]Read More
2021-2022 Tejas Star Reading List Announced
The Texas Library Association is pleased to announce the 2021-22 Tejas Star Reading List. This carefully curated list of Spanish and bilingual titles is designed to encourage children ages 5 […]Read More
Between the Lines: February Member Spotlight
Brandi Grant, Teacher-Librarian, Pearson Middle School Library, Frisco ISD What inspired you to become a librarian? My students inspired me to become a librarian when I was teaching 8th grade […]Read More
2021 Lariat Reading List Announced
The 2021 Lariat list has arrived! 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 committee […]Read More
2021 2×2 Reading List is Here!
The Texas Library Association is delighted to announce the arrival of the 2021 2×2 Reading List! These beautifully illustrated, often witty and instructive volumes are the best of recent books […]Read More
87th Texas Legislature Opens
It promises to be a memorable session, as the Legislature grapples with how to meet during a pandemic and tackles redistricting in addition to the budget and other issues. On […]Read More
Between the Lines: January Member Spotlight
Mary Seaman, Director Bertam Public Library What inspired you to become a librarian? I became a librarian mainly because I love books, but I became a director because of the […]Read More
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