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!
If you are near Victoria this weekend, consider visiting the library for their second annual Maker Fest! Thanks to Katherine Henley for this announcement.
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!
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 down chocolate raspberry cake, took home Best in Show.
These are fun events that encourage creativity and, in some cases, engineering! Please let us know if you hosted one at your library!
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 event was in 2015.
Sounds like a wonderful event!
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!
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/
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!
The Hillsboro City Library will be hosting an author event with Mark Pomeroy on March 28th. Proceeds from ticket sales will go to the Friends of the Hillsboro City Library.
The Bee Cave Public Library recently became an official Family Place Library and got a write-up in the Austin American Statesman. Congratulations on these additional resources for your community, Bee Cave!