Is Your Library Ready for the Celestial Event of the Century?

See the note below from Paul B. Dusenbery, Director of the Space Science Institute about the eclipse that will take place in August of 2017. If you register your library, they will provide many great resources and will even send you 50 free some solar viewing shades!


Dear Library Friends,

Are you ready […]

Literacy Texas 2016 Conference to be Held in San Marcos, August 1-3

Literacy Texas will be holding their 2016 annual conference on August 1-3 at the Embassy Suites San Marcos – Hotel, Spa, and Conference Center. The conference will provide training on every aspect of developing and maintaining an adult literacy program, with researched methods and experienced instructors.

Scholarships to attend conference are available for volunteers […]

Austin’s 10th Annual African American Book Festival


From the book festival website:

Austin’s African American Book Festival will celebrate a decade of promoting literature by and about African Americans at the Carver Museum and Library on Saturday, June 25, 2016, from 9:30 am – 4 pm. This year our keynote speaker is Sharon G. Flake, a nationally recognized young adult […]

Central Texas Read The Great Gatsby

The Harker Heights Public Library, the Central Texas A&M Public Library, Copperas Cove Public Library, the Killeen Public Library, and other community libraries will be celebrating The Great Gatsby this spring. Below is a flyer with some exciting related programs. Please feel free to share this information and the flyers with co-workers, patrons, students, and […]

Literacy Texas To Hold West Texas Literacy Symposium on Adult Literacy


From the Literacy Texas website:

The West Texas Literacy Symposium will be held March 19 at the McKenzie Merket Alumni Center, 17th St, Lubbock, TX 79401. This professional development program will feature a variety of training topics to promote adult literacy awareness and initiatives, including a keynote from TWC AEL Director Anson Green.


Save the Date: 31st Annual Texas Storytelling Festival in March 2016


31st Annual Texas Storytelling Festival

March 10 – 13, 2016 Denton Civic Center Denton, TX

Featuring Rev. Robert Jones, Minton Sparks, Eldrena Douma, and Antonio Sacre.

Rev. Robert Jones is a nationally known and featured storyteller, whose stories combine elements of music, humor, along with emotion, fact […]

See you at Showcase!

Don’t forget to register for the CTLS Performer Showcase coming up soon this Friday, November 6th at the Georgetown Public Library!

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

Come see the talent before you hire!

CTLS Showcase 2015-2016 […]

October is Texas Archives Month

From TSLAC website:

In October 2015, Texas will join archival repositories across the nation to celebrate Archives Month and promote the preservation of our country’s documentary heritage. Archives Month in Texas aims to celebrate the value of Texas’ historical records, to publicize the many ways these records enrich our lives, to recognize those who maintain […]

Best Practices from American’s Best Small Libraries

A free webcast series presented by Library Journal and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Providing exceptional library service on a small library budget and staff size presents special challenges, but also unique opportunities to meet core community needs. In this new webcast series, a combination of live and […]

School Library Journal SummerTeen 2015


Join SLJ on August 13th at 11am ET for a full day of free online programming tackling important issues impacting your teen collection and programming. You’ll hear directly from authors about their current and forthcoming titles in an […]