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   Liberty, TX    Sam Houston Center Quarterly Book Club Meets in August   

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Liberty, TX – The Sam Houston Regional Library and Research Center in Liberty welcomes readers to participate in the next installment of the SHC Book Club on August 27, when the topic will be The Lions of Fifth Avenue by Fiona Davis. 

   Austin, Texas    Texas State Library and Archives Commission Awards More Than $1.3 Million in Grants to Libraries   

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AUSTIN, TEXAS – The Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC) has announced $1,373,133 in grants for Texas libraries in 2024-2025. Two successful Library Capacity Grant proposals totaling $101,569, six Special Projects 25 Grant proposals totaling $117,535, 12 Special Projects 75 Grant proposals totaling $735,454 and 12 TexTreasures Grant proposals totaling $418,575 were recently approved by TSLAC. Agency commissioners awarded the statewide library grants at their Friday, June 7 meeting.

   Austin, TX    Free Virtual Book Event for The Mystery of the Monarchs with Author Barb Rosenstock and Illustrator Erika Meza   

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   Austin    New Public Service Hours Announced by Texas State Library and Archives Commission   

Austin, TX June 17, 2024
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Austin, TX – The Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC) has announced a change in hours affecting public services at its Austin headquarters at 1201 Brazos St. in the Capitol complex. TSLAC’s Library Reference Reading Room and Archives Reading Room will be open 9:00 a.m. – 4:45 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. on the second Saturday of each month, effective July 1.

   AUSTIN, TX    Texas State Library and Archives Commission to Meet at Nancy Carol Roberts Memorial Library in Brenham on June 7   

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Austin, TX – The Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC) has announced that it will hold its annual June meeting in Brenham on Friday, June 7, 2024, beginning at 8:30 a.m. The Commission supports libraries, educational activities and information services throughout the state, provides access to statewide e-resources and awards funds every year to libraries undertaking innovative projects.

   Austin, TX    State Library Announces Public Libraries Internet Speed Test Dashboard   

Map of Texas with title Speed Test Map and clusters of variously colored dots over the entire stateAustin, TX – The Library Digital Opportunity office (LDO) at the Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC) has a new Texas Public Libraries Speed Test

   Austin TX    Texas State Library and Archives Commission Announces 2024 Research Fellows in Texas History   

Austin, TX – The Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2024 Research Fellowships in Texas History. With support from the Texas Library and Archives Foundation, Inc. (TxLAF), fellowships of $2000 each will be awarded to scholars for research at TSLAC. Noah Crawford of Texas A&M University and Patrick Sheridan from the University of Georgia are this year’s fellows. 

   Austin, TX    2024 Texas Great Read Youth and Adult Selections Announced   

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2024 Texas Great Read Youth and Adult Selections Announced

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