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District 4

Serving South Texas and the Rio Grande Valley.

Welcome to District 4! 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 South Texas.

District 4 includes 26 Texas counties: Aransas, Bee, Brooks, Calhoun, Cameron, De Witt, Duval, Goliad, Gonzales, Hidalgo, Jackson, Jim Hogg, Jim Wells, Kenedy, Kleberg, Lavaca, Live Oak, McMullen, Nueces, Refugio, San Patricio, Starr, Victoria, Webb, Willacy, and Zapata.

Officers

Nora Galvan, Chair
Dale Saenz, Chair-Elect
Maria Elena Ovalle, Secretary-Treasurer
Mayra Rocha, Councilor
Jose Tamez, Councilor Alternate
Jennifer Jiminez, Past-Chair

Annual Meeting

Join us in  November 1 – 2, 2018 for our annual fall meeting. We will host a social on Thursday evening, and the program and business meeting will be Friday. All events are at the Embassy Suites by Hilton in Laredo.

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Conference Stipend

The District 4 TLA stipend is designed to assist currently enrolled library/information science school students to attend the Texas Library Association Conference that is held in Texas every year by covering the cost of the registration fee and one-night hotel stay. The number of award recipients and whether the award will include both regional and state conferences will be determined by the amount raised through district-wide fundraisers annually.

The award will cover the rate of the conference student registration fee and one-night conference approved hotel accommodation, but will not exceed it. Learn more

 

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2019 Lone Star, Maverick, TAYSHAS & Spirit of Texas Lists Announced

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The Texas Library Association’s Young Adult Round Table (YART) is pleased to announce the much-anticipated 2019 Lone Star, Maverick, TAYSHAS and Spirit of Texas Reading Lists are now available. Books are selected for the lists by public and school librarians who are members of YART. The Lone Star Reading List encourages students in grades 6 […]

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Stacey B. Rattner is a School Librarian at Castleton Elementary School in Castleton, New York. Stacey has been an active member of TLA since 2017. In this short interview, she describes why she enjoys her TLA membership and why it’s beneficial for out-of-state librarians to join TLA. Being that you are currently in New York, […]

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