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ALA President to Visit Texas During National Virtual Tour
Join American Library President (ALA) Julius C. Jefferson, Jr. for his visit to Texas on July 31 at 2:30pm during his national virtual tour Holding Space: A national conversation series with libraries. The tour stop is part of his advocacy effort highlighting the innovation and impact of libraries on the communities they serve. The visit […]Read More
July Summer of Learning Event Focused on Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
The TLA 2023 Virtual Summer of Learning live event on July 7 began with a heartfelt and honest opening address by Charlotte Moore, Executive Director of the Black Bodies Project. “I want you to listen with your heart,” she told virtual attendees in her live address. Moore is a print and television news journalist, filmmaker, […]Read More
Between the Lines: July Member Spotlight
Elizabeth Hollenbeck Librarian III-Outreach and Instruction South Texas College Library in McAllen, Texas What inspired you to become a librarian? In my past career, I was relatively successful but I didn’t feel that passion. I was stuck in that proverbial rut. What I really wanted to do was make a larger impact on society, […]Read More
Between the Lines: June Member Spotlight
Esmeralda Majors Librarian and Media Specialist Creighton Elementary, Conroe ISD What inspired you to become a librarian? I’ve always been a bookworm, but I was inspired to become a librarian after teaching bilingual 4th grade for several years. There was so much testing involved that many of my students thought reading was something you […]Read More
Texas Library Journal
In this Issue:
- How Texas Libraries responded to the COVID-19 pandemic
- Assisting First Responders
- Reinventing Summer Reading Programs
- TLA 2023 Annual Conference Award Winners
TLA 2023 Virtual Summer of Learning LIVE
We bring an exciting live author event to you as part of TLA 2023 Virtual Summer of Learning, as well as a live interactive discussion session. We’ll also be adding…Learn More