Nominate a Small Business

In the spirit of libraries supporting entrepreneurs and small business development, let’s disseminate information as far and wide as we can about the inaugural GRIT (Great Resilience in Texas) Awards, hosted by Texas State University’s Center of Excellence for Community Health and Economic Resilience Research (CHERR). Please note that nominations close on December 1, 2022!…

TSLAC Needs You

Libraries, universities, workforce development boards, adult education providers, economic development boards, chambers of commerce, and so many other community partners help build prosperous communities every day. The Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC) needs and values feedback from libraries and community partners to inform decisions on the creation and the direction of future TSLAC…

Ready for Anything: Preparation and Strengthened Connections

Could the operations of your library withstand any threat, natural or otherwise? So many people rely on libraries, which provide critical support that makes the prosperity of communities possible. By preparing together with partners and organizations, libraries can be ready for ruptures in continuity of operations, and common problems can be avoided or mitigated in…

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Top-Quality Opportunity for Growth with SCALEUP

Naturally, libraries are part of the public workforce system, and libraries can strengthen and further the progress and the prosperity of their communities by supporting local business owners and encouraging the growth of local and small business. Simply put, the success of local businesses creates a positive ripple effect in that it boosts local economies…