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TLA Digital Conversations: You’re Invited

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Texas libraries play a vital role in increasing digital equity across their communities. Digital Conversations seeks to open the dialogue on how public libraries are instruments for learning, equip people with information resources, and offer access to technology. TLA is hosting a series of community conversations around Texas – focused on narrowing the digital divide for all Texans.

Our next Digital Conversation will be held on November 10 at the University of Houston, Victoria, in conjunction with the District 4 Fall meeting.

Who’s invited?
You are! Anyone interested in or involved in expanding digital access or literacy and the role that libraries can play in this effort, including librarians, civic leaders, broadband suppliers, and workforce advocates. The events are free. Our partners in this effort are the Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC), Texas Workforce Commission, Texas Municipal League, TLA District Leaders.


Upcoming meeting:

Victoria: November 10, 2:10 pm – 4:00 PM. This will be held in conjunction with the District 4 Fall Meeting.

University of Houston, Victoria

Henry Stokes – Moderator, Texas State Library and Archives Commission

Lisa Loranc – Director, Brazoria County Library System

Sheila Lalwani – graduate student, University of Texas

Information about the District 4 Fall Meeting

When: November 10, 9 AM to 5 PM

Where: University of Houston, Victoria

Cost: $30 in person, $20 for virtual


Wendy Woodland, Director of Communications and Advocacy, Texas Library Association

Dr. Marco Garza, Director of Organizational Development, University of Texas – Rio Grande Valley

Elizabeth Gross, Associate Professor of Library Science and Technology, Sam Houston State

Henry Stokes, Digital Opportunity Program Coordinator at Texas State Library and Archives Commission