Book Grant Applications are Open for 2023 Read Across Texas: Empathy

The Texas Center for the Book (TCFB) invites libraries and readers statewide to join in its 2023 reading campaign. Read Across Texas: Empathy kicks off in March, with libraries signing up to facilitate reading and discussion opportunities exploring what “empathy” could mean within their communities. Read Across Texas: Empathy will offer libraries a broad canvas for convening individuals…

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Youth Services Update: January 2023

Upcoming Opportunities These opportunities are available for free unless otherwise noted. Descriptions are provided by host organizations. 2023 Read Across Texas Grants Applications Open The Texas Center for the Book (TCFB) invites libraries and readers statewide to join in its 2023 reading campaign, Read Across Texas: Empathy. The campaign kicks off in March, with libraries…

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…

Summer library materials ordering has been EXTENDED until January 1, 2023

Texas public libraries will be able to continue ordering Collaborative Summer Library Program (CSLP) materials provided free of charge by the Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC) until Sunday, January 1, 2023!  Ordering instructions were republished in a special edition of TSLAC’s Texas Summer Library Program Newsletter. Contact Christina Taylor at LD@tsl.texas.gov if you…

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2023 Family Place Libraries Grant Application Deadline has been EXTENDED until December 16, 2022

Texas public libraries can continue submitting applications for the FY 2023 Family Place Libraries Project grant for another two weeks!  The purpose of this grant is to create a welcoming, family-centered environment that empowers caregivers of young children as they become their child’s first teachers. This grant will provide funding for the equipment and training…

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Ordering is OPEN for 2023 Summer Library Program Materials!

Ordering is now OPEN for the Collaborative Summer Library Program (CSLP) promotional materials provided free of charge by the Texas State Library and Archives Commission. For your convenience, ordering instructions are outlined in a special edition of TSLAC’s Texas Summer Library Program Newsletter. Please contact Christina Taylor at LD@tsl.texas.gov if you did not receive this…

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Ordering Will Open November 15th for 2023 Summer Library Program Materials!

Save the Date. Starting on November  15, 2022, Texas public libraries will be able to order Collaborative Summer Library Program (CSLP) promotional materials provided free of charge by the Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC).  For your convenience, ordering instructions will be outlined in a special edition of TSLAC’s Texas Summer Library Program Newsletter.…

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2023 Family Place Libraries Grant Applications are NOW OPEN!

The Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC) is pleased to announce that the FY 2023 Family Place Libraries Project grant application opened on Tuesday, November 1! TSLAC is looking for qualified libraries to attend an in-state Family Place Libraries Training Institute and implement the program in their libraries. The purpose of this grant is…