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TLA Recommends Closure of Texas Libraries

TLA News

We commend the libraries, schools, colleges and universities, and local officials and administrators who have made the very hard decision to close their doors to the public. The Texas Library […]

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TLA 2020 Houston: Registration Options

TLA News

First of all, the TLA staff would like to express our gratitude for all the heartfelt messages of support we have received in the wake of the decision to cancel […]

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TLA 2020 in Houston Canceled

TLA News

Due to the World Health Organization’s declaration of a global pandemic, and the disaster declaration in Harris County, we are unable to perform to the high standards expected for a […]

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Between the Lines: March Member Spotlight

Between the Lines: Member Spotlight, TLA News

Shannon Adams, Library Manager Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest Branch, Dallas Public Library System   What inspired you to become a librarian? It was not a book that inspired me to become […]

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TLA 2020 Information on COVID-19

TLA News

The coronavirus outbreak is a constantly changing and evolving public health situation. Based on information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Texas Department of State Health Services and […]

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Between the Lines: February Member Spotlight

Between the Lines: Member Spotlight, TLA News

Alison Poage Booher Library Director, Seminary of the Southwest What inspired you to become a librarian? When I was thirteen, I volunteered as a summer reading club “listener.” Meeting children […]

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The 2020 Texas Bluebonnet Award Winner Is…

TLA News, TLA Reading Lists

Thousands of children voted and the results are in: the winner of the 2020 Texas Bluebonnet Award is El Chupacabras, by Adam Rubin and Crash McCreery. This whimsical and comic […]

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2020 2X2 Reading List Announced

TLA News, TLA Reading Lists

Drumroll please…the 2020 2X2 Reading List is here! These lovely, instructive and quite often laugh-out-loud volumes are the best of recent books meant for children aged two to grade two. […]

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