Upcoming Webinar: Librarians as Leaders for Community Resiliency Collaborations

The Texas State Library and Archives Commission, in partnership with the Translational Health Research Center (THRC) at Texas State University, invites the library community to join us on May 15 for a webinar that will share results from a pilot project that positioned librarians in two rural Texas communities to lead their communities in resiliency…

Public Libraries Encouraged to Apply for TSLAC Texas Reads Grants

The Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC) has announced that it is accepting applications for its state fiscal year 2025 Texas Reads competitive grant program. The Texas Reads grant funds public library programs that promote reading and literacy within local communities. Programs may include—but are not limited to—book talks; English literacy classes; author visits;…

Upcoming Webinar: Internet For All Texans – How Libraries Can Leverage Historic Funding

The Texas State Library and Archives Commission invites the Texas library community to join us for this webinar next Wednesday, March 29, 2023. Webinar Title: Internet For All Texans – How Libraries Can Leverage Historic Funding When: Wednesday, March 29, 2023, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 AM CT CE Credit: 1 TSLAC CE hour (CPE eligible…

Upcoming Webinar Provides Information and Updates on the Texas State Library’s Talking Book Program

The Texas State Library and Archives Commission invites the Texas library community to join us this week for a webinar that focuses on our Talking Book Program. Webinar Title: Expanding Possibilities with the Talking Book Program When: Thursday, March 9, 2023, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 AM CT CE Credit: 1 TSLAC CE hour (CPE eligible…

Three-part Webinar Series on Grief and Loss Coming In November

Grief and loss are experienced by everyone. How can we as library staff better understand grief and loss so that we can support our communities as well as each other? Please join us for this special three-part series presented by Erin Spalding, LCSW-S, Director of Clinical Education at The Christi Center (Austin, TX). Attendees will be invited…

Texas State Library and Archives Commission Reader’s Advisory Librarians Share Insights on Christian Fiction and Cozy Mysteries Via Two Upcoming Webinars

The Library Development and Networking Division of the Texas State Library and Archives Commission invites library staff to join us for two upcoming webinars presented by two of our Reader’s Advisory Librarians from the Talking Book Program – Christian Fiction: Good Books for Lovers of the Good Book (scheduled for September 22) and Cozy Mysteries:…

Upcoming Webinar – I See You: The Strengths-Based Perspective in Public Service

The Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC) invites the Texas library community to join our webinar next Wednesday, June 22 at 2 p.m. CDT titled “I See You: The Strengths-Based Perspective in Public Service.” Think of a time when a friend or loved one built up your confidence and made you feel understood. What did…