Recycled Reads, the Austin Public Library’s bookstore, has recently finished a project partially funded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). Our project, Sprouting Green Weeding Practices in Libraries, highlights the story of Recycled Reads and encourages other libraries to take on more sustainable weeding practices. A big part of our mission […]
The Wilson County Public Library had a Life-Size Candyland Game as a fundraiser to help pay for performers during our Summer Reading Program. Thanks to Nicki Stohr for sharing this with us!
Paying customers ($2.00 per person) were treated as the game piece with family spinners and a good luck wish: 1) Take a dip […]
Pattie Mayfield, director of the Bertha Voyer Memorial Library in Honey Grove shared about their exhibit. ”
We currently have the Texas Vietnam Veterans Exhibit at our library. It is a prestigious – they have only been to large cities, we are the smallest site so far. The Artist of the exhibit, Don Dorsey told […]
Susan Mann, Laurie Mahaffey and Denice Carter
Lake Whitney is loving their new library! They held a grand opening on October 4 to celebrate their badly needed new library. Joining them was Susan Mann the Texas Library Association President and director of the Hillsboro Library, Laurie Mahaffey the executive director of CTLS, and Denise […]
CTLS would like to thank you for your support over the last year. Many of you responded to our survey for your feedback. Take a look at some of the things member libraries have done this last year. Find out more about our grants. It really was a great year! Click here for the full […]
Friends of Hillsboro City Library Hosting George Boutwell
The Friends of Hillsboro City Library will welcome Central Texas Artist & Author George Boutwell for a noonday luncheon on Tuesday, September 9. It will be held at Historic City Hall, 127 East Franklin Street in Hillsboro. Boutwell will be discussing his book, Texas in […]
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.
The Comanche Public Library had a science program for students that took their robotics project to a State competition this year. The students presented a great demo. A local engineer spoke with them about his profession and encouraged the kids to study hard. Thanks to Margaret Waring for sharing these with us.