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Weather prompts rescheduling of Friday workshop

The Summer Reading Program Workshop scheduled for Friday, January 9 at the Elgin Public Library has been rescheduled to Friday, January 23. Same time, everything else is the same.

Stay safe and warm!

The CTLS Staff


Library Day in Harker Heights

Lisa Youngblood, director of the Harker Heights Public Library (on the right) and her daughter Sheridan celebrate “Library Day” at Barnes and Noble. They signed up people for cards on the spot and offered a variety of programs throughout the day including a Fun and Fantasy storytime. Fun was had by all!


TDS14: Libraries @ the Center


TDS14: Libraries @ the Center

Now in its 5th year, The Digital Shift: Libraries @ the Center virtual conference will focus the attention of library professionals on libraries’ central role in the transformation of our culture from analog experiences to digital experiences.

Participants will engage in a dynamic day-long conversation about our shared […]

Herman Brown Library to Host Book Tour Launch and Author Signing

A local book club and the Herman Brown Library will be joining forces to host a book tour launch and author signing on August 19th with Lisa Wingate. The event is free and open to the public. No reservations required! For more information, contact the Herman Brown Library in Burnet, TX at 512-715-5228.


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. .


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 […]

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 […]

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:



Austin Teen Book Festival, October 18, 2014

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 […]