Summer Meals in Libraries

It is almost summertime! This can be an exciting time for many, filled with summer camps, outdoor activities, and exploring new places. However, for many individuals and families within the communities we serve, summertime can also be a stressful time for many reasons. One of these reasons often results from households with children facing food…

Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

Closing Soon: Applications for the JCLC Scholarship Program will close 5/22/22

The window to apply for the TSLAC JCLC Scholarship Program is closing soon! The Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC) is planning to fund up to 15 time-sensitive scholarships of up to $3,500 to paid public library staff at accredited libraries to attend the Joint Conference of Libraries of Color (JCLC) in St. Pete…

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.…

Deadline Approaching for TSLAC CAP Grant Program

The deadline to apply for the TSLAC CAP Grant Program is approaching soon! Completed applications and all required documents must be submitted in GMS by 11:59 p.m. Central Time, Friday, April 1, 2022. If you are unable to submit your application and/or required documentation via GMS, you may submit documents via mail, e-mail, or fax.…

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,…