Maker Fest Success in Victoria

The Victoria Public Library held their 2nd annual Maker Fest recently and it was a big success! They had something for everyone with stations showing everything from robotics to paper marbling to 3D pens to quilt making. Here are just a few of the stations they had available.

Victoria Public Library has […]

Busy Summer in Clifton

The Nellie Pederson Civic Library in Clifton is enjoying great turn out at their summer reading program events and are on pace for a record setting year for turnout! Just a couple of some of their successful programs have been Steve Alcorn who is a retired history teacher and Civil War reenactor and Kayler Campbell […]

Art.Reach Programming for Adults

The Dustin Michael Sekula Memorial Library in Edinburg is offering Adult Art.Reach Classes. Below is a picture of one of the classes with their finished art projects! Such a wonderful way to get adults creating at the library… and we can appreciate the play on the word outreach. Thank you for sharing your ideas!


Victoria Public Library Maker Fest This Weekend!

If you are near Victoria this weekend, consider visiting the library for their second annual Maker Fest! Thanks to Katherine Henley for this announcement.


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!