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 in this fast-moving workshop.
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 [...]
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
Workshop: 9am -3 pm
Who should attend:
Public library directors, staff & volunteers
How much it will cost:
$40 per member
$65 per non-member
5 hours CE credit
Workshop presented by:
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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 [...]
Everyone is preparing for the onslaught of youth this summer. CTLS Members learned many new craft and programming ideas at the workshops in Harker Heights and Bastrop. We made flowers from old books and jewelry from recycled bicycle inner tubes.
ALA Midwinter Meeting 2012 Preconference Workshop
Friday, January 20, 2012, 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Omni Hotel Dallas, Trinity 5
Join ALTAFF for the popular Nuts & Bolts featuring three dynamic speakers and engaging roundtable discussions. A meet
and greet with coffee will begin at 8:30 a.m. and a boxed lunch will be served at noon. Roundtable discussion topics
February 3, 2012 Harker Heights Public Library—Harker Heights
February 9, 2012 Bastrop Public Library—Bastrop
To register Click Harker Heights or Bastrop
Get ready for a terrific Summer Reading Program! This year’s theme is Get a Clue! You’ll unlock the mystery of great programming ideas and useful tips in planning your [...]
Laura Perna, former Digital Literacy Corp Coordinator here at CTLS, wrote a great article in TLA’s Fall issue of Texas Library Journal called, “Collaboration Large and Small: The Digital Literacy Corps Draws Upon Human Talent to Bring Workforce Development Classes to Central Texas Libraries” (click here, then view pages 14-15). We are excited that this [...]
The Lago Vista Library will host a seminar on August 17th at 2 PM that will teach you how to identify computer scams so you do not become a victim. This class is taught by a Lago Vista resident, Dave Broker, who was once a victim of a computer scam. Computer scams annually trick thousands [...]
Frank Kros came to Austin last week and presented a wonderful workshop on the teen brain. Here’s a list of his recommended reading/watching if you want to delve further into this amazing, surprising topic:
How the Brain Learns by David Sousa
Why Do They Act That Way? By David Walsh
The Childhood Roots of Adult Happiness by Edward [...]