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2022 Texas Topaz Nonfiction Reading List Announced

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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

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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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December Staff Spotlight: Michelle Cruz

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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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Between the Lines: December member spotlight

Between the Lines: Member Spotlight, TLA News

Henry Stokes Library Technology Consultant, Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC) What inspired you to become a librarian? Back in 1997, I was a studio art undergrad at the […]

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2022 TAYSHAS Reading List Announced

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We’re excited to announce the new TAYSHAS Reading List! TAYSHAS takes its name from the Caddo Indian word meaning “friends or allies.” Written as texas, texios, tejas, teyas or tayshas, […]

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2022 SPOT Reading List Announced

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The Spirit of Texas (SPOT) Reading Program hopes to encourage a greater understanding of what it means to be a Texan, and to develop an appreciation for the literary works […]

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2022 Maverick Graphic Novel Reading List Announced

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The Texas Maverick Graphic Novels Reading List (TMGNRL) is a recommended reading list developed by public and school librarians from the Young Adult Round Table (YART). The purpose of the […]

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