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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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2024 Fall District 1 Meeting details coming soon!

 

 

2022 Fall District 1 meeting 

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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, and 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: Rob Honegger, Tom Green County Public Library
Chair-Elect: Deborah Dill, Howard Payne University
Past-Chair: Terry Young, McMurry University
Councilor: Edward Smith, Abilene Library Consortium
Secretary/Treasurer: Leah Barbee, Tom Green County Public Library

Did You Know?

District 1 has a Facebook page.

Minutes & Operating Procedures

Summer 2022 Annual Assembly, Zoom2, Zoom

Spring Annual Conference Minutes 2022, Zoom

Fall 2020 Meeting Minutes

Spring 2021 Annual Conference Minutes

Summer 2021 Annual Assembly

Operating Procedures District 9.29.2012

 

 

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