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. [...]

Mardi Gras at the Lago Vista Library

At the Lago Vista Library, Mardi Gras is one of the favorite holidays! Staff members put on beads and decorated the library, including the statue of the Little Reader! Library Director Jan Steele plans to include food next time. We hope to be invited for gumbo, king cake, and zydeco music.

Pat Tuohy is Retiring

After 32 years with CTLS and a professional library career spanning almost four decades, CTLS Executive Director Pat Tuohy is retiring at the end of March 2014. A reception in her honor will be at the Georgetown Public Library (Hewlett Room, second floor)  on Thursday, March 27 from 1 to 3 p.m. Please join us! [...]

PALS Winter Networking Meeting

Librarians in the Piney Woods are invited to a meeting at the T. L. L. Temple Memorial Library in Diboll on Friday, February 7, 2014. Registration and networking begin at 9 a.m. and the program starts at 10 a.m. New TSLAC Director and Librarian Mark Smith will share his vision for Texas libraries and will [...]

Another Performers Showcase Success!

One of our favorite events here at CTLS is our annual Performers Showcase put on by Youth Services Specialist Kim Lehman. This year was no different! Though ice was in the forecast, the weather wasn’t as bad as predicted. We want to give a special thanks to the Georgetown Public Library for being fantastic hosts [...]

Already Thinking Ahead to the Summer

Thinking about summer programs and the Collaborative Summer Library Program ?

Here are three opportunities to get warmed up for summer in January. Receive CE credit and get lots of ideas for your program.

January 10: Join CTLS at the Lancaster Veteran’s Memorial Library from 9:00 am to 3:30 pm. The afternoon is a Performer’s Showcase. Click here [...]

Reminder: Performer's Showcase Coming Up This Friday

Featuring some of the best educational and entertaining performers and speakers for children, teens and adults!

 Do you ever need to hire an educational, entertaining performer for a school, library, museum or community event?


Friday, December 6, 2013

Georgetown Public Library

402 West 8th Street

Georgetown, Texas (near Austin