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

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   Austin, TX    Governor Abbott Appoints Three to Texas Historical Records Advisory Board   

Austin, TX – Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Tara Turk-Zaafran to the Texas Historical Records Advisory Board (THRAB) for a term set to expire on February 1, 2023. The governor reappointed Jelain Chubb and Malinda L. Cowen for terms expiring on February 1, 2025 and February 1, 2024, respectively.

   Austin, TX    Debbie Garza Appointed to TexShare Advisory Board   

Debbie Garza, Director of the Midland County Public Library in Midland, Texas, has been appointed to the TexShare Advisory Board (TSAB). Ms. Garza was appointed in August 2020, and her term extends through 2023.

   Austin, TX    Texas State Library and Archives Commission Announces Virtual Research Webinars Series   

Austin, TX – The Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC) is pleased to announce a new virtual Research Webinars series, free online programming provided by its Archives and Information Services division. TSLAC reference staff will offer virtual versions of the popular Second Saturday workshops formerly provided on site.

   Austin, TX    Texas Library and Archives Foundation Launches New Website and Online Book Store   

Texas Library and Archives Foundation Launches New Website and Online Book Store

Gateway to Free Online Research and Records for Homebound Texans

   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. 

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