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   Austin, TX    Grand Opening and Panel Talk on Women's Suffrage to Be Held on June 18 at TSLAC in conjunction with “Women’s Power, Women’s Vote” exhibit   

The Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC) will unveil its new exhibit, “Women’s Power, Women’s Vote” with a special reception on Tuesday, June 18, from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. at the Lorenzo de Zavala State Archives and Library Building in Austin.

The grand opening event will include refreshments, special activities, and selected items on view from our collections, in addition to the main exhibit. We will also host a panel discussion, featuring:

   Austin, TX    Exhibit on Women's Suffrage Opens June 17 at TSLAC: "Women’s Power, Women’s Vote"   

Women's Power. Women's Vote - Exhibit Opens June 17, 2019

The Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC) will unveil its new exhibit, “Women’s Power, Women’s Vote” on Monday, June 17, 2019.

   Austin, TX    Women's Storybook Project of Texas Awarded Library of Congress State Literacy Award   

Logo for Center for the Book TexasThrough a nomination from the Texas Center for the Book, Women’s Storybook Project of Texas has been selected for the 2019 Library of Congress State Literacy Award Program.

   Austin, TX    Texas Libraries Launch Local Author Contest - Texas Author Project seeks judges as it creates opportunities for indie-published authors   

Logo for Center for the Book TexasThe Texas Center for the Book is pleased to join in the announcement of a local author contest now accepting submissions to be recognized as the top independently-published e-books in Texas. In addition to calling for submissions of both adult and young-adult fiction, the contest also seeks book-loving judges.

   Austin, TX    2019 Letters About Literature Contest Winners Announced   

Logo for Center for the Book TexasNine students have won the state round of the 2019 Letters About Literature competition, sponsored in part by the Texas Center for the Book. This national reading and writing program, initiated by the Library of Congress, encourages 4th-12th graders to write to an author (living or deceased) about how his or her book has affected their lives.

   Austin, TX    Texas Center for the Book Celebrates Children and Diversity in Literature   

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CONTACT:
Rebekah Manley
Coordinator, Texas Center for the Book

Texas Center for the Book Celebrates Children and Diversity in Literature

 

   Austin, TX    In Salute of Libraries   

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CONTACT:
Gloria Meraz
Assistant State Librarian

   Austin, TX    Texas State Library and Archives Commission Awards Research Fellowships   

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CONTACT:
Peggy Price
Education and Outreach Coordinator, Archives and Information Services
512-463-9807

   Austin, TX    Communities Statewide Invited to Read Across Texas   

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CONTACT:
Rebekah Manley
Coordinator, Texas Center for the Book
512-963-2505

 

   Austin, TX    New TSLAC Grant: the ARSL Scholarship   

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Contact: Kyla Hunt, Library Management Consultant, or Erica McCormick, Grants Administrator
800-252-9386 (toll-free for Texas).
 

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