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 […]

Harker Heights’ Family Learning Space Opening!

Congratulations to the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library as they open their new Friends & Family Learning Space, a Family Place initiative. The grand opening is Wednesday, March 1 at 10 a.m. Children, parents, and caregivers are welcome to see the specially designed area with developmentally appropriate toys, new parenting books, new board […]

Meet the Author Wine Tasting at the Dripping Springs Community Library

The Friends of the Dripping Springs Community Library will be hosting their annual Meet the Author Wine Tasting event featuring local author Susan Wittig Albert. All are welcome and they encourage spreading the word! Sounds like a wonderful event.

Dripping Springs Community Library To Present A Christmas Carol

The Dripping Springs Community Library will present a Reader’s Theatre adaption of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol on Saturday, December 17th at 3 p.m.

BBQ for Books in Lampasas

Each year on the Monday before Halloween, the Lampasas Public Library hosts a fundraising event called BBQ for Books.

The event has grown each year and this year they anticipated selling 900 meals! Their Foundation trustees go around town selling tickets and taking group orders. 10 local women organize the annual event, over 60 […]