December 5, 2024
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Susan Floyd
Family Place Libraries™ Project Grant Recipients Announced by State Library
Liberty, TX – The Sam Houston Regional Library and Research Center has announced its Holiday Celebration, Friday, Dec. 15 and Saturday, Dec. 16 from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. The Center welcomes the public to this festive open house on its campus at 650 FM 1011 in Liberty.
Liberty, TX – The Sam Houston Regional Library and Research Center in Liberty has announced a holiday food drive to benefit Meals on Wheels of South Liberty County starting Nov. 28 ahead of the Center’s Holiday Celebration in December.
Austin, TX – The Texas Historical Records Advisory Board (THRAB) is offering free registration for several archival training webcasts. As part of its National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) grant support, THRAB received funding to offer free registration for a limited number of participants to attend three Society American Archivists’ (SAA) Digital Archival Specialist (DAS) trainings that focus on creating, managing and providing access to digital collections.
Austin, TX – The Texas State Library and Archives Commission is excited to announce the launch of "Talking Book Voices," a captivating podcast that dives into the world of the Texas Talking Book Program (TBP). This new podcast invites listeners to join TBP program staff, librarians and fellow readers on an enriching journey celebrating the power of accessible reading materials.
AUSTIN, TX – The Texas Historical Records Advisory Board (THRAB) is pleased to announce the recipients of its 2023 Archival Awards. The Archival Award of Excellence (Institutional) has been awarded to the William J. Hill Texas Artisans and Artists Archive. The Archival Award of Excellence (Individual) recipient is Robert Weaver (Texas Tech University). This year’s David B. Gracy II Award for Distinguished Archival Service has been awarded to Monte L. Monroe.
AUSTIN, TX – The Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC) has announced a new web page featuring the official legislatively-designed State Symbols of Texas.
Austin, TX – Registration for the annual state electronic records management conference, Texas e-Records, is now open. This year’s conference will take place in person in Austin on November 3. Registration is open to all Texas public sector employees.
Austin, TX – The Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC) has entered into contract with Auto-Graphics, Inc. to implement SHAREit as the new statewide interlibrary loan solution for Texas public libraries, to be fully implemented over the next state fiscal year, beginning Sept. 1, 2023.