Wizardry at Central Texas College

The Central Texas College has some Harry Potter fun planned at the 2014 Geefest like Quidditch Matches and a Yule Ball. The Harker Heights Public Library is involved and is extending an invitation to any others who wish to be. For more information, please visit the Geekfest website.

2014 Performers' Showcase... See the talent before you hire!

We listened to you!

Please note that the Showcase is one month earlier this year.


Performers’ Showcase
Friday, November 7, 2014
9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.


Georgetown Public Library
402 West 8th Street
Georgetown, Texas


Take time to SEE the performers and speakers BEFORE you hire them.  Visit the exhibits.  Learn how to get money [...]

Technology for All Ages @ the Library

Technology for All Ages @ the Library

 September 26, 2015

1:00—3:30 pm

Kyle Public Library
550 Scott Street
Kyle, Texas 78640


Rose Aleta Laurell, recently retired from directing the Bell/Whittington Library in Portland, brought technology to all ages of library patrons in the libraries where she has worked. Join us for a 4-part [...]

Date Change for YALSA's Young Adult Literature Symposium in Austin

YALSA’s Young Adult Literature Symposium
Date Change: November 14-16, 2014
Austin, TX

 Registration is now open for the YALSA, Young Adult Literature Symposium to be held in Austin at the Hyatt Regency. Please note the date change from previous announcements. Visit their website for more information: http://yalitsymposium12.ning.com/


Austin Teen Book Festival

Austin Teen Book Festival

October 18, 2014

St. Edward’s University
3001 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704


 This free event has grown from a modest teen event held in 2009 at Westlake High School, to one of the largest teen book festivals of its kind. The Publicity Director is [...]

Science at the Comanche Public Library

The Comanche Public Library had a science program for students that took their robotics project to a State competition this year.  The students presented a great demo.  A local engineer spoke with them about his profession and encouraged the kids to study hard. Thanks to Margaret Waring for sharing these with us.

KLRU/PBS Kids Writers Contest Needs Judges

KLRU/ PBS is having a Kids Writers contest and they are looking for judges. KLRU is once again asking for help in judging these entries done by children from K through 3rd grade. The judging though has changed. All illustrated stories will be online so each judge will be able to do the judging at [...]

LIS Student Summit at TLA

Calling all new librarians and LIS students!! Learn about career development, job searching and interviewing skills, networking, and the importance of professional association activity. Find out all about the Texas Library Association and how it enhances your career.

When: Tuesday, April 8 from  8 am-12 Noon
Where: TLA Annual Conference in San Antonio, Texas
Attendees:  Library staff members, [...]

Kingsland Library's Armadillo Tea

The Kingsland Library, a branch of the Llano County Library System, is holding an Armadillo Tea on Saturday, March 29 from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Two Rivers Room at the Kingsland Library, 125 w. Polk Street in Kingsland. Tickets are $15.

What is an Armadillo Tea? “Celebrating Southern women, their culture, contributions, and history…an [...]

Literacy Night at Carver Branch Library

Thanks to a grant from the Texas State Library and Archives Commission, two Austin Public Library branches and two Austin Independent School District elementary schools have cooperated this year on a grant entitled “Connect4Literacy”. One of the activities was  “Literacy Night” at the Carver Branch Library of the Austin Public Library. [...]