Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

Upcoming TSLAC Webinar – A Black History Month Taxonomy: Programming in Public Libraries

Join us on Tuesday, September 27, 2022, from 12-1 pm CDT for a free webinar to learn about the Black History Month Taxonomy Project. In this session, attendees will learn about the groundbreaking Black History Month (BHM) public library program taxonomy and will explore what libraries are (and aren’t) doing to support BHM, strategies for libraries to improve or…

Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

Call for participants: Making neighborhood GAMES and outdoor STORIES with community history, monuments, and art

Sharing the following for our friends at Beyond our Walls. Beyond our Walls is a project to bring neighborhood games to 20+ cities and communities through public libraries. Open call: more than 20 public libraries will be selected starting August 15 to “engage beyond our walls.” Each library will receive modest funding, live workshops with…

Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

Applications are OPEN for the TSLAC Joint Conference of Librarians of Color (JCLC) Scholarship Program

TSLAC JCLC Scholarship Program is OPEN and accepting applications. As a pilot project, the Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC) intends to fund up to 15 scholarships of up to $3,500 to paid library staff of accredited libraries to attend the Joint Conference of Librarians of Color (JCLC) in St. Pete Beach, Florida scheduled for October 5-9, 2022.…

Congratulations to the 2021 REFORMA Scholarship Recipients!

This past fall, the Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC) was excited to launch a pilot scholarship program and new opportunity for bilingual public library staff to virtually attend the REFORMA National Conference (RNC VII). The REFORMA National Conference is the premier training and networking event for anyone interested in library services to Latinos…

Applications are OPEN for the TSLAC Community Advancement Packages (CAP) Grant Program

TSLAC CAP Grant program is OPEN and accepting applications for funding. Completed applications and all required documents must be submitted in GMS by 11:59 p.m. Central Time, Friday, April 1, 2022. To learn more about the TSLAC CAP Grant Program, please visit www.tsl.texas.gov/ldn/cap and catch the recorded TSLAC CAP Grant Program Webinar. In this webinar,…