T3 – Notes From the Field: 2024 Texas Family Place Libraries™ Training Institute

Round Rock, the “Sports Capital of Texas,” is located just fifteen miles north of Austin. In addition to a full line-up of exceptional sports facilities, the city champions specialty retail shopping, delicious restaurants, outdoor adventures, and the Round Rock Public Library System (RRPL).   Established in 1962, RRPL is a gateway to the community that knocks…

T3 – Notes From the Field: Our Inaugural Family Place Libraries Training Institute in Texas

Buda, on the edge of the Hill Country, just south of Austin, is one of the United States’ fastest-growing small cities, with a 2020 population of 15,643, but for four days last month—May 15-18, 2023—the population numbered at least 15,678. While strolling through downtown, you can expect to see unique local restaurants and boutiques as well…

T3: Notes from the Field – Helen Hall’s New Bundle of Joy

On Saturday, September 24, 2022, Helen Hall Library in League City, Texas, hosted the Grand Opening of its Family Place Library program during the library’s Fine-Free Fiesta—a community celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month. The event featured a ribbon cutting ceremony for the Family Place Library program; promotion of Helen Hall’s status as a fine-free…