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Congratulations to the 2022 Family Place Libraries Grant Recipients!

This past fall, the Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC) opened applications for participating in its Family Place Libraries™ Project. TSLAC initiated this project in 2015 to help public libraries address early learning with a goal of ensuring that all children enter school ready and able to learn. The TSLAC Family Place Libraries™ Project…

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Youth Services Update: January 2022

Upcoming Opportunities NATIVE KNOWLEDGE 360°  TEACHER WORKSHOP SERIES January 20 – March 3, 2022 During this three-part online workshop series from the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian, teachers will be introduced to the intersection of Indigenous women artists and activism. Native artists will explore art from the museum’s collections and contemporary children’s books…

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Summer library materials ordering has been EXTENDED until January 14, 2022

Texas public libraries will be able to continue ordering the free CSLP promotional materials provided by the Texas State Library and Archives Commission for another two weeks!  The updated ordering process is faster, more convenient, and gives your library greater control over the process. Each library will place its order directly through the CSLP website.…

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2021 Family Place Library Grant Applications Close Soon!

APPLICATIONS WILL CLOSE SOON! This year’s Family Place Library grant application will close for submissions on Friday, December 3, 2021. The application is entirely online and can be accessed after logging into the TSLAC Grants Management System (GMS). Family Place Library Notice of Funding Opportunity (PDF) The link below will take you to the GMS…

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Summer library materials ordering will be open December 1, 2021 – January 1, 2022

Starting December 1, 2021, Texas public libraries will be able to order the free CSLP promotional materials provided by the Texas State Library and Archives Commission!  The updated ordering process is faster, more convenient, and gives your library greater control over the process. Each library will place its order directly through the CSLP website. Ordering…