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

Liberty, TX – The Sam Houston Regional Library and Research Center in Liberty (SHC) continues its 2024 quarterly book club Tuesday, May 28 with The Giver of Stars by Jojo Moyes. Published in 2019, the story concerns women who joined an initiative launched by first lady Eleanor Roosevelt to deliver library books by packhorse during America’s Great Depression.

   Liberty, TX    Sam Houston Re-Enactor to Visit Sam Houston Center in Liberty During Free Event on April 4   

Liberty, TX – The Sam Houston Regional Library and Research Center in Liberty welcomes a special guest for an evening with the namesake of the Center, Sam Houston himself.

   Liberty, TX    Family History Day at the Sam Houston Regional Library and Research Center: Saturday, March 30   

Promo graphic with photo of SHC and text reading "Join us for Family History Day at SHC,  Saturday, March 30, 10 am - 3pm, free and open to the public"Liberty, TX – Have you ever wondered how to take care of your family’s treasures, like old photographs, letters, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings and journals? Have you ever wondered how to learn more about the ancestors in those heirlooms?

   Austin, TX    Go Behind the Headlines with the Latest Exhibit from the State Archives   

Austin, TX – The latest exhibit at the Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC), Extra! Extra! Eyes of the World on Texas, opening Monday, Feb. 26, reminds us of moments in history when the nation’s spotlight shone on our state as major events unfolded through the media for a worldwide audience. 

The exhibit is now on display at the Lorenzo de Zavala State Archives and Library Building in the Capitol Complex in downtown Austin and online at www.tsl.texas.gov/extraextra.

   Austin, TX    Texas State Library and Archives Commission Loans Iconic “Travis Letter” to Alamo Through March 24   

Austin, TX – The Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC) has loaned the famous letter written by William Barret Travis on Feb. 24, 1836, signed “Victory or Death,” to the Alamo Trust. The public is invited to view this iconic Texas Treasure from Feb. 23 through March 24, 2024, at the Alamo Exhibit at the Ralston Family Collection Center, 300 Alamo Plaza, San Antonio, TX. Details regarding the exhibit can be found at www.thealamo.org/visit/return-of-the-travis-letter.

   Austin, TX    Now Streaming: State Archives Announces Free Texas History Research Webinars   

Austin, TX – The Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC) has announced the latest in its ongoing series of free research webinars, with six new videos to debut throughout 2024. The webinars will be available as on-demand recordings on the TSLAC website at www.tsl.texas.gov/arc/workshops and YouTube channel, www.youtube.com/tslac starting Feb. 23. Full topics and dates are listed below.

   Austin, TX    Texas State Library and Archives Commission Invites Applications for 2024 Research Fellowship in Texas History   

Photo of researcher in archives reading room with text reading TSLAC Research Fellowship in Texas History, $2,000 stipend, accepting applications through March 31, 2024Austin, TX – The Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC) is now accepting applications for its 2024 Research Fellowship in Texas History.

   Liberty, TX    Sam Houston Center Launches Quarterly Book Club   

Liberty, TX – The Sam Houston Regional Library and Research Center (SHC), part of the Texas State Library and Archives Commission, has announced that it will host a new quarterly book club starting Feb. 27. 

   Austin, TX    Public Libraries Encouraged to Apply for TSLAC Texas Reads Grants   

Austin, TX – The Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC) has announced that it is accepting applications for its state fiscal year 2025 Texas Reads competitive grant program.

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