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Reading Lists

Expertly curated reading lists and programs for ages 2 – 102.

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Intellectual Freedom

Promoting intellectual freedom.

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Libraries Transform Texas

Public awareness campaign designed to promote how libraries of all types are transforming Texas.

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Retention & Recruitment

Resources for recruiting, recognizing and retaining librarians.

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Public Relations

Campaigns designed to promote libraries and the profession.

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Executive Director Search

Information on the process, timeline, and status of the TLA Executive Director Search.

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TLA Officer Resources

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Edward Smith, Abilene Library Consortium Director, Appointed to Gov. Broadband Council

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Edward Smith, director of the Abilene Library Consortium (ALC), and long-time Texas Library Association member (TLA), has been appointed by Governor Greg Abbott to serve on the newly formed Governor’s Broadband Development Council. “ We appreciate that the library community will have a seat at the table as the Council works to identify barriers to […]

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Between the Lines: January Member Spotlight

Between the Lines: Member Spotlight

Kathy Jones Hoffman Former Executive Director (retired) Research Medical Library, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center What inspired you to become a librarian? I started working in my neighborhood public library when I was a junior in high school. When I started college, I needed a part-time job, so I worked in the university […]

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