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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).

 

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Resolution in Support of Immigrant Children

Advocacy, TLA News

In response to the immigrant crisis along the Texas border, TLA’s Latino Caucus Round Table presented this resolution in support of immigrant children to TLA Council at Annual Assembly where it was adopted. WHEREAS, The Texas Library Association is committed to supporting libraries role as an advocate of social responsibility and the public good; WHEREAS, […]

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TLA Welcomes New Interim Executive Director

TLA News

The Texas Library Association (TLA) is pleased to announce that Joe Dahlstrom will serve as interim executive director while the search for a new executive director takes place. His first day is Monday, June 24, 2019. Dahlstrom, who joined TLA in 1973, has been an extremely active member, serving as TLA President from 1987 – […]

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