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   Austin, TX    2020 Texas Great Read Selection Butterfly Yellow Available Statewide as an e-Book   

""Austin, TX – The Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC) and the Texas Center for the Book announced today that any resident of Texas will be able to read the 2020 Texas Great Read, Thanhhà Lại’s award-winning young adult novel Butterfly Yellow, online through E-Read Texas from Nov. 16 – Jan. 16. 

   Austin, TX    Students Invited to Participate in 2020-2021 Letters About Literature Texas Competition   

""The Texas Center for the Book has launched the 2020-2021 Letters About Literature Texas contest, a program that invites students to respond to authors of books or poetry who have touched their lives. The contest is open to Texas students in grades 4 through 12.

   Austin, TX    Hundreds of New E-books Available to Texans Through Their Public Libraries   

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   Austin, TX    Texas Center for the Book Holds 5th Annual Texas Authors Celebration Online   

5th Annual Texas Authors Celebration - November 5, 2020 at 7:30 pm CT - A woman riding a horned toad graphic

   Austin, TX    Texas State Library and Archives Commission and Texas State Historical Association Seeking Applications for Research Fellowship in Texas History   

Austin – The Texas State Historical Association (TSHA) is now accepting applications for the Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC) Research Fellowship in Texas history. The fellowship includes a $2,000 stipend and is awarded for the best research proposal utilizing the collections of the State Archives in Austin.

The TSLAC Research fellowship in Texas history is administered in partnership with TSHA and made possible by the Texas Library and Archives Foundation, Inc. through a generous donation from the Edouard Foundation.

   Austin, TX    Texas Historical Records Advisory Board Selects David B. Gracy II for Distinguished Service Award and Announces 2020 Archival Awards Recipients   

The Texas Historical Records Advisory Board (THRAB) is pleased to announce the recipients of its 2020 Archival Awards of Excellence, Advocacy, and Distinguished Service.

   Austin, TX    Books to the Border Named 2020 Texas Center for the Book Literacy Award Winner   

   Austin, TX    Texas State Library and Archives Commission, Texas Center for the Book to Participate in Virtual National Book Festival   

 

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AUSTIN, TX – The Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC), along with the Texas Center for the Book, will participate in the 20th annual National Book Festival, hosted by the Library of Congress. This year’s festival will take place online, September 25-27, 2020.  The theme is “Roadmap to Reading.”

   Austin, TX    Texas State Library and Archives Commission Launches Texas Free WiFi Map   

Graphic showing a screen shot of the free wifi map

AUSTIN, TX – The Texas State Library and Archives Commission, in partnership with Texas Legal Services Center / Texas Law Help and the Texas RioGrande Legal Aid, have launched the Texas Free WiFi Map.

   Austin, TX    The Texas Great Read for 2020 is "Butterfly Yellow" by Thanhhà Lại   

 

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