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District 1

Serving the Big Country and Concho Valley regions of Texas.

Welcome to District 1! Our district’s membership includes librarians, staff, trustees, full-time library students, and other interested individuals representing school, public, academic, and special libraries. We are located in the Big Country and Concho Valley regions of Mid-West and West Texas.

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District 1 includes 32 Texas counties with a total population of 473,203 covering over 34,257 square miles.Counties include: Brown, Callahan, Coke, Coleman, Comanche, Concho, Crockett, Eastland, Fisher, Haskell, Irion, Jones, Kent, Kimble, Knox, Mason, McCulloch, Menard, Mitchell, Nolan, Reagan, Runnels, Shackelford, Schleicher, Scurry, Stephens, Sterling, Stonewall, Sutton, Taylor, Throckmorton andd Tom Green.

The major metropolitan areas within this region are Abilene (MSA pop. 157,322) and San Angelo (MSA pop. 104,830).

 

District 1 Officers

Chair: Chrissy Adkins, Abilene ISD
Chair-Elect: Maggie Bootman, Mitchell County Public Library
Past-Chair: Jill Donegan, Tom Green County Library
Councilor: James Floyd, Hardin-Simmons University
Alternate Councilor: Janis Test, Abilene Public Library
Secretary: Terry Young, McMurry University
Treasurer: Edward Smith, Abilene Library Consortium

 

District 1 Fall Meeting

Saturday, October 5th @ 3pm

Abilene Convention Center

We’ll be hearing from Trish Dressen, Director of the National Center for Children’s Illustrated Literature (NCCIL); Marianne Vadney, Abilene Public Library; and Kristy Compton, Abilene Independent School District.

Registration is live in Members Only section.

Our meeting is held in conjunction with the West Texas Book Festival. Click on the banner below for the full schedule of events!

 

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