Pflugerville Hosts 2nd Annual Book Festival

Tomorrow, Saturday, April 29th, the Pflugerville Public Library will be hosting their 2nd annual book festival. Check out the line up of authors and events in this beautiful image they created! You can read more about the event here. Sounds like it will be a wonderful event!


Edible Book Fests!

The Larry J. Ringer Library in College Station teamed up with Texas A&M libraries to host the 4th annual Edible Book Festival on April 1st and got a wonderful write up and video in local media. Check it out!

Recently, CTLS staff member Katelyn Patterson attended the Austin Edible Book Fest. Watership Upside-Down, an upside […]

Teen Bookfest By the Bay

Check out the fantastic line up of young adult authors that recently attended the Teen Bookfest By the Bay in Corpus Christi! We also love the poster artwork.

The Teen Bookfest By the Bay is a non-profit organization that was started by Corpus Christi Bay area school and public librarians for local teens. Their first […]

Happy Birthday to the Taylor Public Library!

The Taylor Public Library recently celebrated 10 years! We know they will continue to be a jewel in their community for many years to come. Congratulations and a happy birthday from all of us here at CTLS!



STEAM Central Grand Opening

Tom Green County Library System had a very successful grand opening for their new STEAM Central makerspace. Around 250 people of all ages attended and everyone responded enthusiastically. The photos really say it all.







Read more about it in the San Angelo Standard-Times http://www.gosanangelo.com/story/news/local/2017/03/23/grand-opening-makerspace-gets-enthusiastic-response/99558094/


Hallettsville to Host Series of Programs on WWI

The Friench Simpson Memorial Library in Hallettsville will be hosting a series of lectures and exhibits on World War I. Check out their line up of events from April until November!

Hillsboro Hosts Author Mark Pomeroy

The Hillsboro City Library will be hosting an author event with Mark Pomeroy on March 28th. Proceeds from ticket sales will go to the Friends of the Hillsboro City Library.

Bee Cave Public Library Officially a Family Place Library

The Bee Cave Public Library recently became an official Family Place Library and got a write-up in the Austin American Statesman. Congratulations on these additional resources for your community, Bee Cave!



Harker Heights Unveils Family Place Library Resources

The Harker Heights Public Library recently became an official Family Place Library and had their Friends and Family Learning Space Grand Opening on March 1st. Laurie Mahaffey was in attendance and said they had a wonderful turn out of children and caregivers. Congratulations on this space, Harker Heights!



Laura Bush Book Signing at the Midland County Public Library


From a press release from the Midland County Public Libraries:

Laura Bush Book Signing at Library

Former First Lady Laura W. Bush will have a public book signing tomorrow, March 2, 2017 between 1:30 and 3:00 at the Centennial Library. Books will be signed for the first 500 people in line.

Mrs. Bush […]