Education Outreach Coordinator Ashley Stevens shares strategies for individuals attempting to trace their family histories today and the complications involved in tracking down African-American relatives in the historic record. Location: Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum, 1800 Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701. For more information, contact Ashley Stevens at firstname.lastname@example.org or 512-463-9807.
Education Outreach Coordinator Ashley Stevens and panelists from area institutions discuss the importance of advocacy and outreach to iSchool graduate students. Location: UT iSchool, 1616 Guadalupe St, Austin, TX, 78701. For more information, contact Ashley Stevens at email@example.com or 512-463-9807.
Talking Book Program April Book Club - "Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics" by Daniel Brown.
Dramatic Readings and World War I Exhibit Opening - 7 p.m., Thursday, April 6, 1201 Brazos St., Austin 78701.
The Sam Houston Regional Library and Research Center in Liberty, TX, is holding an open house to launch its campaign to broaden archival collections in key areas. Guests can take a behind-the-scenes tour of historic collections, bring personal items for consultation with a conservator, and see current exhibits before a new exhibit is unveiled this fall. For more information, email Alana Inman or call 936-336-8821.
TSLAC contracted with Himmel & Wilson to conduct the evaluation of the agency’s five year Library Services and Technologh Act (LSTA) plan and they are eager to share their findings with Texas libraries! Attend this webinar and hear how Texas libraries viewed and ranked the programs funded, and how well the state met its goals. To register: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3454432819168945667.