FY24 Texas Reads Grant Opening for Application January 18, 2023!

The FY24 Texas Reads Competitive Grant Program will open for application on Wednesday, January 18, 2023. Grant guidelines for the program, as well as specific information about the application process, past recipients, and additional resources are on the TSLAC Grants and Funding page. Applications will be due Friday, March 3, 2023. Accredited Texas public and…

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…

Upcoming TSLAC Webinar: Applying for TSLAC Competitive Grants: What You Need to Know for FY 2024

Major grant program changes are coming to TSLAC! To better align our processes with state accounting requirements, the FY24 TSLAC Competitive Grant Programs will open for application on Monday, October 24, 2022. The 2024 TSLAC grant applications will include: Texas Reads TexTreasures Special Projects Regional ILS Cooperative grants. Grant guidelines for each program, as well…

Upcoming TSLAC Webinar: Rebuilding the Children’s Collection After Natural Disaster

In one week (Thursday, October 6, 2:00 p.m.), please join us for a free webinar featuring special guest speakers from a Texas library who rebuilt their children’s collection after a recent natural disaster. Webinar Title: Rebuilding the Children’s Collection after Natural Disaster When: Thursday, October 6 2022, 2:00 – 3:00 PM CDT CE Credit: 1…

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…

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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…

Texas State Library and Archives Commission LSTA Evaluation – Call for participation

Posting on behalf of Library Development Program Coordinator Erica McCormick. Every five years the Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC) conducts an evaluation of its implementation of the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) Grants to States program in fulfillment of the requirements of the Museums and Libraries Act as implemented by the U.S.…