Category Archives: CTLS Events

Library Services During the Pandemic

Please join our discussion!

These 1.5 hour sessions are opportunities for library directors to exchange ideas about public library services during the pandemic.  Please note that these conversations are specific to public libraries.

Cost: Free

Everyone who attends will receive a recording of the meeting along with a copy of the chat log.  This way everyone gets a copy of any links that are shared.

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SRP During the Pandemic Online Discussion

Please join us for a workshop/discussion of Summer Reading Program ideas!

This 1.5 hour session will allow librarians an opportunity to exchange ideas about how to provide summer reading during the pandemic.  These web discussions are based on the discussion coordinated last week by Carmen Lazo of Pflugerville.  After the last session we will compile everyone’s ideas and share them with all attendees from all the sessions.

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SRP Workshops

Imagine Your Story:
Programming Ideas for Your Summer Reading Program

Enter the magical world of story with presenter and performer Kim Lehman. You will learn a variety of ways to incorporate stories, literature, songs, art, and science in library programs for all ages. The primarily focus will be on early literacy and elementary program ideas from the CSLP Manual along with many extra programming ideas and tips with some time devoted to teens. The afternoon will feature a youth share. Bring your favorite books, songs, activities, and programming ideas to share.

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2019 Fall Showcases

Do you ever need to hire an educational, entertaining performer for a library event? Our annual Fall Showcase features some of the best educational and entertaining performers and speakers for children, teens and families.

Venues

Friday, November 1, 2019 : Georgetown Public Library, 402 West 8th Street, Georgetown, Texas
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/central-texas-fall-showcase-2019-tickets-71708414799

Friday, November 15, 2019 : South Irving Library, 601 Schulze Drive, Irving, TX 75060
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/north-texas-fall-showcase-2019-tickets-71706489039

Time

Event is 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Refreshments and registration begin at 8:30 a.m.

Cost

$60 for non-members
$30 for CTLS member libraries
Free attendance is available for Level 2 & 3 CTLS members.

Visit our Discount Codes page to access the CTLS member discounts.

Fees include refreshments; lunch is on your own.

For more information contact Paul Waak or Kim Lehman or call 512-583-0704 or 800-262-4431.

2 More Summer Reading Workshops

Kim’s workshops have been a great success. With 4 workshops she has prepared 109 people for this year’s space themed Summer Reading program. She has 2 more workshops planned, both in west Texas. Try not to miss these fantastic opportunities.

Kim Lehman is a well-known educator best known for her dynamic, idea packed workshops. She has presented over 140 workshops across Texas, Kansas, and Arizona.

These workshops are sponsored in part by a grant from the Texas Commission on the Arts @TXCommArts.

5 hours CE credit

Kim Lehman demonstrating planet themed crafts

STEM at the Library Workshop

Physics concepts can be taught in fun and engaging ways using very simple materials and activities. This workshop will have three parts. In the first part, waves will be explored using slinkies and other toys. In the second part, various party favors will be used to explore concepts of energy and equilibrium. Finally a “make and take” hover puck will be made and used to explore concepts of force and motion. Continue reading STEM at the Library Workshop