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The 2022-2023 Tejas Star Reading List Announced

TLA News, TLA Reading Lists

The Texas Library Association is pleased to announce the 2022-23 Tejas Star Reading List. This carefully curated list of Spanish and bilingual titles is designed to encourage children ages 5 […]

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Between the Lines: February Member Spotlight

Between the Lines: Member Spotlight, TLA News

Rolando Ramirez McAllen Public Library Palm View Branch Manager   What inspired you to become a librarian? Growing up without cable TV forced me to be an avid reader, and […]

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TLA Response to Governor’s Proposed Parental Bill of Rights

Advocacy, TLA News

On Thursday, January 20, Governor Abbott announced his proposed Parental Bill of Rights at a campaign event in North Texas. The Texas Library Association issued the following response: We are […]

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The 2022 2×2 Reading List is Here!

TLA News, TLA Reading Lists

The Texas Library Association is delighted to announce the arrival of the 2022 2×2 Reading List! These beautifully illustrated, often witty and instructive volumes are the best of recent books meant […]

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January Staff Spotlight: Michele Chan Santos

TLA News, TLA Staff Spotlight

In our new TLA Staff Spotlight series, you will meet a member of our team each month. It’s part of our effort to make sure you know who the TLA […]

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2022 Texas Topaz Nonfiction Reading List Announced

TLA News, TLA Reading Lists

The Texas Library Association is thrilled to announce the new Texas Topaz Nonfiction Reading List! The purpose of the Texas Topaz Reading List is to provide children, teens, and adults […]

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2022 Lariat Reading List Announced

TLA News, TLA Reading Lists

The 2022 Lariat Reading 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 […]

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Between the Lines: January Member Spotlight

Between the Lines: Member Spotlight, TLA News

Mary Jo Humphreys Retired Elementary Librarian Round Rock ISD What inspired you to become a librarian? When I was 16 years old, I applied for a job at the Fort […]

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