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   Austin, Texas    Texas Center for the Book Launches Statewide Reading Program Honoring Veterans   

                         

   Austin, Texas    Midland Need to Read Named 2016 Recipient of Texas Center for the Book Literacy Award   

The Texas Center for the Book has chosen Midland Need to Read as the recipient of the first annual Texas Center for the Book Literacy Award. This $1,000 award, which honors a qualified non-profit organization that have made outstanding contributions to increasing literacy in Texas was made possible by a generous donation from David Rubenstein and the Library of Congress.

   Austin, Texas    THRAB announces 2016 Archival Award Recipients   

The Texas Historical Records Advisory Board (THRAB) is pleased to announce the selection of Malinda Allison from the Honey Grove Preservation League and The West Texas Collection at Angelo State University as recipients of its Archival Award of Excellence.

   Austin, Texas    Texas State Library and Archives Commission to Visit San Angelo to Present $80,000 Grant to Tom Green Library System   

The Texas State Library and Archives Commission will recognize the Tom Green County Library on October 27 with a check for $80,000  when the Commission holds its annual fall meeting, Thursday, October 26 in San Angelo. The Commission supports libraries, educational activities, and information services throughout the state and awards funds every year to libraries undertaking innovative projects.

   Austin, Texas    Applications for 2016 Texas Center for the Book Literacy Award Due 10/15/2016   

The deadline for the 2016 Texas Center for the Book Literacy Award is quickly approaching. The Texas Center for the Book is seeking non-profit organizations that have made outstanding contributions to increasing literacy in Texas, qualifying organizations must be nominated by October 15, 2016.

   Austin, Texas    Visit the Texas State Library and Archives Commission at the 2016 Austin Archives Bazaar!   

Join the Texas State Library and Archives Commission, along with 22 other Central Texas archival repositories, at the Austin Archives Bazaar on October 16 from 2 PM to 6 PM at at Saengerrunde Hall, 1607 San Jacinto Blvd. The Austin Archives Bazaar is an opportunity for the local community to discover the photographs, documents, films, maps, video games, and more held in the incredible archival collections in Austin and Central Texas.

   Austin, Texas    October is Family History Month   
October is Family History Month and it is a time to remember our roots and celebrate our unique family histories. To celebrate, the Texas State Library and Archives Commission is proud to present two one-hour workshops related to family history and genealogy.
   Austin, Texas    Setting Up Camp: The Early History of Texas State Parks   

There’s a heated debate that has raged on in Texas spawning friendly feuds and spirited spats among outdoor enthusiasts, weekend warriors and nature nuts for generations. Every Texan who has ever pitched a tent, paddled a canoe, roasted a marshmallow or sat around a cracking campfire swapping stories until the wee hours of the night has a favorite Texas State Park.

   Austin, Texas    Texas Center for the Book Expands Statewide Literacy Efforts   

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