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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…

3 children of visibly different ethnicities reading while laying in the grass. Image is labeled Youth Services next to the Texas State Library and Archives Commission logo

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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2023 Texas Summer Library Program Online Mini-Conference is Three Days Away!

Texas public libraries can continue registering for the 2023 Texas Summer Library Program Online Mini-Conference for a mere three more days! The Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC) and the Partners Library Action Network (PLAN) are here to lend a hand as you design your Summer programming to meet the unique and changing needs…

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2023 Texas Summer Library Program Online Mini-Conference is Two Weeks Away

Texas public libraries can continue registering for the 2023 Texas Summer Library Program Online Mini-Conference for just another two weeks! The Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC) and the Partners Library Action Network (PLAN) are here to lend a hand as you design your Summer programming to meet the unique and changing needs of…

3 children of visibly different ethnicities reading while laying in the grass. Image is labeled Youth Services next to the Texas State Library and Archives Commission logo

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…

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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…