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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 Meeting @ Annual Conference

 

Minutes & Operating Procedures

Fall 2019 District 1 Minutes 10.5.19

Operating Procedures District 9.29.2012

 

Latest News
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Between the Lines: February Member Spotlight

Between the Lines: Member Spotlight, TLA News

Alison Poage Booher Library Director, Seminary of the Southwest What inspired you to become a librarian? When I was thirteen, I volunteered as a summer reading club “listener.” Meeting children who loved books made me feel right at home. This led me to employment in the library as a page and ultimately to librarianship as […]

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The 2020 Texas Bluebonnet Award Winner Is…

TLA News, TLA Reading Lists

Thousands of children voted and the results are in: the winner of the 2020 Texas Bluebonnet Award is El Chupacabras, by Adam Rubin and Crash McCreery. This whimsical and comic tale, told in Spanish and English, relates the story of Hector and his daughter Carla, who own a goat farm and fall victim to the […]

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