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Harker Heights & Barnes and Noble Team Up for Super Saturday!

The Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library coordinated with Barnes and Noble to provide for our community an exciting, family-friendly that was free for all participants. Since Saturday, September 26 was Batman Day, we decided to incorporate the superhero theme into our annual Library Day at Barnes and Noble.

The Library and Friends […]

San Marcos hosts Tomás Rivera Children’s Book Award 20th Anniversary Lit Fair

The San Marcos Public Library hosted the Tomás Rivera Children’s Book Award 20th Anniversary Children’s Literature Fair on Saturday, September 26th. There were 13 participating authors and illustrators celebrating this major milestone for the award, including Duncan Tonatiuh, 2015 winner for Separate is Never Equal. Kids from all 6 local public elementary schools and […]

Waco Hosts Annual Genealogy Lock-In

The Waco-McLennan County Library is doing their annual Genealogy Lock-in later this month. Several other libraries are participating. If your community has lots of “genies” (genealogy researchers), consider joining in the fun!



Ribbon Cutting for the Midland County Public Library’s New Bookmobile

WHAT: Ribbon cutting of Midland County Public Library’s new Bookmobile

WHEN: Thursday Sept 24 9:30am

WHERE: Downtown Library 301 W Missouri Ave Midland, TX 79701

DETAILS: Midland County Judge Mike Bradford, County Commissioners, and Library Director John Trischitti III will be joined by representatives from the bookmobile’s proposed stops. A great opportunity for […]

Literary Event Celebrates Authors at the Llano Library

The Author Extravaganza and Fair will be an all-day free literary event set right in the heart of the Hill Country at the Llano Library in Llano, Texas on Saturday, October 3. Featuring two New York Times Best Selling Authors, six authors scheduled for speaking sessions throughout the day, two Writers’ Workshops, more […]

CTLS Office Closed Friday, September 25th

Just a reminder that the CTLS office will be closed on Friday, September 25th. All staff will be at our Fall Membership Meeting at the Temple Public Library.

Go here for more information or to register to attend the day’s events! We hope to see you there!

Midland County Public Library Hosts Author Marc Brown



WHAT: Free public library event with world renowned author Marc Brown. Author of the international hit series Arthur the Aardvark. Marc Brown’s series has been in print for 39 years. At 19 years the Arthur TV show on PBS is the longest running childrens series in history.

WHEN: Monday September […]

Reminder: Register for the Membership Meeting

Don’t forget to register for our Fall Membership Meeting on Friday, September 25th!

Our schedule for the day will be as follows:

REGISTRATION 9:15 am—10:00 am

MEMBERSHIP MEETING 10:00 am—11:30 am

Greet old friends and make new ones at the annual Fall CTLS Membership Meeting! Meet the candidates for board positions, hear from […]

Back to School Bonanza at the Victoria Public Library

Victoria Public Library collaborated with the Victoria County United Way, Victoria Independent School District, Communities in Schools/Workforce Solutions of the Golden Crescent and the Victoria Adult Literacy Council to host a Back to School Bonanza on the grounds and inside the Victoria Public Library. The Bonanza included booths with many activities and resources for youth […]

Valley Native and Author Xavier Garza Brings In Big Numbers in Edinburg

The Dustin Michael Sekula Memorial Library hosted author and Valley native Xavier Garza as he presented his book “The Great and Mighty Nikko”. The event took place on Friday, July 24th and it was very well attended.