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.
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! [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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Friday, December 6, 2013
Georgetown Public Library
402 West 8th Street
Georgetown, Texas (near Austin
And we’re off! Now that Thanksgiving is behind us, please start sharing your December holiday programming, event, and display ideas! Don’t forget that we will be posting ideas on our Pinterest page if you haven’t come up with anything brilliant yet!
Check out the fun they are having in Floresville at the Wilson County Public Library with [...]
Check out the ghouls that haunted the Presidio Library this Halloween! Prizes were awarded for the Scariest, Funniest, and Most Original costumes at the City of Presidio Library on October 30th. Forty-five children participated in the contest. Local stores and volunteers sponsored the prizes for the children. They would like to say a [...]
The Hillsboro City Library recently announced the completion of the Philotechnos Children’s Library renovation. Primary colors now brighten the walls of the children’s and young adult space, located in the basement of the library. Comfortable seating and cheerful rugs have been added to make the space appealing to younger readers. Another addition to the renovation project [...]
The 2013 Friends of the Waco-McLennan County Library Book Sale is Thursday-Sunday, November 7-10, 2013, at the Extraco Events Center (formerly known as the HOT Fairgrounds) in Waco, Texas.
Thursday, November 7 – 10am-9pm – no sales tax! $5 admission (Kids 12 and under free). Wristband sales begin at 8 a.m. [...]