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Every day, people of all ages and backgrounds from rural, suburban and urban communities across the country turn to their libraries to find jobs or go online, to get help with homework or complex research projects, to start on a business plan, connect with their kids or simply find a space to relax. For every person who loves libraries, there is a story about what the library means to them. We want to collect and share those stories. Is the library important to you? Do you have a story to tell? Share it here.

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  • Share what your library means to you. Limit to 2,000 characters (about 300 words)
  • File types: jpg, png, gif Maximum file size: 5mb
  • Only your first name, library name, and city and state will be published with your story.
  • We ask for your email address so we can follow up with you if we need additional information. It will not be shared.
  • Your address will not be displayed, or shared, but it will help us make your story searchable by Legislative district in the future.
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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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