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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, 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: Leah Barbee, Tom Green County Public Library
Chair-Elect: Terry Young, McMurry University
Past-Chair: Maggie Bootman, Mitchell County Public Library
Councilor: Elizabeth Norman, Hardin Simmons University
Alternate Councilor: Edward Smith, Abilene Library Consortium
Secretary: Terry Young, McMurry University
Treasurer: Kristy Compton, Abilene ISD
Webmaster: Terry Young, McMurry University

Did You Know?

District 1 has a Facebook page.

Minutes & Operating Procedures

Fall 2020 Meeting Minutes

Spring 2021 Annual Conference Minutes

Summer 2021 Annual Assembly

Operating Procedures District 9.29.2012

 

Latest News
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Between the Lines: October Member Spotlight

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The Living Library – A Libraries Transform Texas Story

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This week (October 4 – 8) is Libraries Transform Texas Week and we are celebrating librarians’ stories and how they are transforming lives and their communities.  Share your story! Growing up, I viewed the school or public library as a refuge and a place to get lost for hours as I immersed myself in other […]

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