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Library Management Update: February 2024

Upcoming Opportunities These opportunities are available for free unless otherwise noted. Descriptions are provided by host organizations. Library of Congress Literacy Award February 19, 2024 The Library of Congress Literacy Awards Program honors organizations that have made outstanding contributions to increasing literacy in the United States or abroad. The awards are intended to draw public…

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Texas Public Libraries: New Peer-Learning Trainings on Data Fluency and Summer Learning This Spring

Attention Texas public libraries: the Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC) invites you to participate in a new peer-learning program from March to July 2024. This program is designed to build public libraries’ capacity and skill to collect, analyze and communicate data, demonstrate the vital role of public libraries in using and analyzing data,…

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Youth Services Update: December 2023

Upcoming Opportunities These opportunities are available for free unless otherwise noted. Descriptions are provided by host organizations. Call for Proposals – 2024 Setting the Trend School Libraries Friday, December 22, 2023 The search is on for dynamic, innovative educators to share their ideas, stories, and successes! Every librarian has a great story to tell, so…

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Youth Services Update: October 2023

Upcoming Opportunities These opportunities are available for free unless otherwise noted. Descriptions are provided by host organizations. The Best Things in Life are Free! Rural library training for open educational resources November 3, 2023  |  2:00 – 3:00 p.m. Central  |  Virtual Patrons likely know that public libraries provide no-cost access to books. What they…

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2024 Texas Family Place Libraries™ Grant Opening for Application September 1, 2023!

The 2024 Texas Family Place Libraries™ Grant Program will open for application on Friday, September 1, 2023. Grant guidelines for the program, as well as specific information about the application process, past recipients, and additional resources are on the TSLAC Family Place Libraries™ Project page. Applications will be due Sunday, October 1, 2023. Accredited Texas…

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Youth Services Update: July 2023

Upcoming Opportunities These opportunities are available for free unless otherwise noted. Descriptions are provided by host organizations. Books Beginning at Birth Webinar July 19, 2023, 11:00 AM CST  |  Zoom BookSpring and the Texas Association for the Education of Young Children (TXAEYC) are pleased to announce an upcoming webinar about their Books Beginning at Birth…

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Youth Services Update: June 2023

Upcoming Opportunities These opportunities are available for free unless otherwise noted. Descriptions are provided by host organizations. CLELCON Call for Proposals June 10, 2023 The Colorado Libraries for Early Literacy (CLEL) is seeking presenters for the 2023 Virtual Conference, scheduled for September 21-22, 11:00 AM – 4:30 PM. This virtual conference offers two different opportunities…

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Youth Services Update: May 2023

Upcoming Opportunities These opportunities are available for free unless otherwise noted. Descriptions are provided by host organizations. Eclipse Information Updates as of April 14, 2023 STAR Net’s Solar Eclipse Activities for Libraries (SEAL) project is creating hands-on activity guides, science resources, and giving away free solar viewing glasses for the annular solar eclipse in 2023…

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…