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District 9

Serving Northwest Texas.

Welcome to District 9! 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 Northwest Texas.

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District 9 includes 29 Texas counties: Andrews, Bailey, Borden, Cochran, Crane, Crosby, Dawson, Dickens, Ector, Floyd, Gaines, Garza, Glasscock, Hale, Hockley, Howard, King, Lamb, Loving, Lubbock, Lynn, Martin, Midland, Motley, Terry, Upton, Ward, Winkler, and Yoakum.

2019-2020 officers

Chair: Brianna Barnard, Midland College bbarnard@midland.edu

2019-2020

Past Chair: Kristi Starr, Lubbock ISD kristi.starr@lubbockisd.org

2019-2020

Councilor: Lacy Sage, Roosevelt ISD
lsage@risdtx.us

2019-2022

Alt-Councilor: Joshua Salmans, Texas Tech University joshua.salmans@ttu.edu

2019-2022

Webmaster: Jessica Miesner, South Plains College jmiesner@southplainscollege.edu

2019-2020

EB liaison: Mark Gottschalk, South Plains College markgottschalktxla@gmail.com

2019-2021

(EB = executive board)

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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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