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Speaking up for learning, literacy, and libraries! It ’ s time elected officials realized that libraries are important to the success of our state and MUST BE SUPPORTED BY OUR STATE!. http://www.flickr.com/photos/mychickadee/5623123500/. Texans care about libraries!

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Speaking up for learning, literacy, and libraries!

It’s time elected officials realized that libraries are important to the success of our state and MUST BE SUPPORTED BY OUR STATE!



  • Texans care about libraries!

    • A Texas voter survey found that

    • 9 out of 10 Texas believe libraries are important to their communities and deserve more funding!

    • An overwhelming majority of Texas voters believe that school libraries are a vital part of the educational process.


Texas libraries provide ALL Texans with tools for education, innovation, and entrepreneurship.


$30,000,000

http:[email protected]/6355318323



What did texans lose
What did 2012-13!Texans lose?

Homework help

http://www.flickr.com/photos/asheborolibrary/492908123/

http://www.flickr.com/photos/librariesrock/7145386745/

http://www.flickr.com/photos/uonottingham/4821577785/

College preparation

Research

http://www.flickr.com/photos/wsl-libdev/5669801577

http://www.flickr.com/photos/hcplebranch/6299442459/

Job searching

Career & Test Preparation


State funding for e-content in 2012-13!academicandpubliclibrarieswas greatly reduced.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/cushinglibrary/4790459914/


Currently, there is 2012-13!NOstatewide funding for school library eContent for public school students.


We must let our legislators know the 2012-13!value of libraries and their contribution to the success of our schools and communities.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/mrcrash/278991638


2014 15 budget request

The Texas State Library and Archives Commission 2012-13!

2014-15 Budget Request

http://www.flickr.com/photos/travelinglibrarian/5124568206/


E-content learning resources 2012-13!

$9.25 million/biennium





  • Invite them to the library to you, your children, school and community.

  • Recruit others to do the same

  • Ask your local school board, city council, or commissioners court to pass a resolution advocating for library funding and support


http://www.txla.org/advocate


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