Getting Excited and Inspired for Summer Reading at CTLS Workshops!

Last week I was in Mansfield and Cedar Park having our first Summer Reading Program workshops and we had a blast! Here are just a few highlights!

Suzan Nyfeler is our fantastic tour guide through the 2016 manual! We talked books, songs, decor, and display ideas.


The photo […]

Additional CTLS SRP 2016 Workshop Added in Edinburg


BREAKING! We have scheduled an additional face-to-face workshop at the Dustin Michael Sekula Memorial Library in Edinburg, TX to help you get ready, get set for SRP 2016!

Again, all of the workshops currently scheduled are as follows:

Thursday, January 21st at the Mansfield Public Library Friday, January 22nd at the Cedar Park […]

Weather prompts rescheduling of Friday workshop

The Summer Reading Program Workshop scheduled for Friday, January 9 at the Elgin Public Library has been rescheduled to Friday, January 23. Same time, everything else is the same.

Stay safe and warm!

The CTLS Staff


Library Journal Lead the Change Workshop in Houston, October 23, 2014

Lead the Change Texas/October 23, 2014 (Leadership Program)

Lead the Change! What Great Library Leaders Know and Do is an interactive workshop that guides attendees through a series of collaborative exercises that will help you harness your ideas, clarify your goals, and create a personal leadership plan.

As a participant, you will receive an […]

Technology for All Ages @ the Library

Technology for All Ages @ the Library

September 26, 2015

1:00—3:30 pm

Kyle Public Library 550 Scott Street Kyle, Texas 78640


Rose Aleta Laurell, recently retired from directing the Bell/Whittington Library in Portland, brought technology to all ages of library patrons in the libraries where […]

Thanks to all for a productive Fall Membership Meeting!


Hunting Ancestors on the Web

Do you need help finding those elusive ancestors? Have you ever wanted to get into a heritage society?

Experienced genealogy researcher Laurie Mahaffey will show you many databases to help unlock the secrets of the past.

Your relatives may have given a “cleaned-up” family history, but we’ll find some skeletons […]

Young Writers & Illustrators Conference, Harker Heights

The Harker Heights Public Library will be presenting “Pencil Productions” a Young Writers and Illustrators Conference at the Harker Heights Public Library on Saturday, February 9 from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 noon. Budding authors and illustrators grades 1st through 6th will attend genre workshops, share their works with peers, and meet published authors. Our goal […]

Workshop – Marketing Your Collection

We hope to see you at our next Workshop!

November 15, 2012 – Edinburg – The Dustin M. Sekula Memorial Library November 16, 2012 – Floresville – location TBA

Time: Registration: 8:30-9am Workshop: 9am -3 pm

Who should attend: Public library directors, staff & volunteers

How much it will cost: $40 per member $65 […]

Teen Scene At Your Library Workshop Friday Sept 28th

Looking for innovative programs, services, and spaces for your teens? Library Director and teen advocate Lisa Youngblood from the Harker Heights Public Library brings to you a plethora of ideas for establishing, reinventing, and/or rejuvenating your teen services. From collection must haves to space absolute have-nots, choose small and large changes that can make huge […]