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TAIRT

Connecting creative literary professionals within TLA.

The Texas Authors and Illustrators Round Table (TAIRT) fosters a relationship between Texas authors and illustrators, and Texas librarians.

Officers

Susan Kralovansky, Chair
Jessica Lee Anderson, Chair-Elect
Patricia Vermillion, Counselor
Amy Louthan, Counselor Alternate
Christi Diggens, Secretary – Treasurer

 

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Library-Related Bills Begin to Move

Advocacy, TLA News

The March 8 bill filing deadline has passed, and members of the Legislature are turning their attention to moving their bills. It’s a long, convoluted process, with many obstacles along the way. And just when you experience success, that joy is tempered by the realization that you have to go through everything again when the […]

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Federal Advocacy Alert: #FundLibraries 2020

TLA News, Uncategorized

On March 11, the White House released its budget proposal for FY2020. Once again, the administration has proposed to eliminate the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), which provides approximately $189.3 million in direct funding to libraries through the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA). The proposal also cuts the Innovative Approaches to Literacy […]

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