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Sprouting Green Weeding Practices

Recycled Reads, the Austin Public Library‚Äôs 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 […]

Life Sized Candy Land

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 […]

Texas Vietnam Veterans Exhibit

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 […]

Celebrations in Lake Whitney

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 […]

Author Elizabeth Crook at Lakeshore Library October 15

A Year at CTLS

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 […]

Lake Whitney Public Library Celebrates Grand Opening

Friends of Hillsboro City Library Hosting George Boutwell

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 […]

Herman Brown Library to Host Book Tour Launch and Author Signing

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.

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Science at the Comanche Public Library

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.

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