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…

Texas State Library and Archives Commission Reader’s Advisory Librarians Share Insights on Christian Fiction and Cozy Mysteries Via Two Upcoming Webinars

The Library Development and Networking Division of the Texas State Library and Archives Commission invites library staff to join us for two upcoming webinars presented by two of our Reader’s Advisory Librarians from the Talking Book Program – Christian Fiction: Good Books for Lovers of the Good Book (scheduled for September 22) and Cozy Mysteries:…

Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

Upcoming TSLAC Webinar – A Black History Month Taxonomy: Programming in Public Libraries

Join us on Tuesday, September 27, 2022, from 12-1 pm CDT for a free webinar to learn about the Black History Month Taxonomy Project. In this session, attendees will learn about the groundbreaking Black History Month (BHM) public library program taxonomy and will explore what libraries are (and aren’t) doing to support BHM, strategies for libraries to improve or…

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Upcoming TSLAC Webinar – Online Tools to Assess and Build Digital Skills

How can you determine your patrons’ digital skill levels, and what resources are out there to address their needs? Come join us for a live TSLAC webinar on Thursday, September 29, 2-3 pm to learn more. TSLAC’s own Digital Inclusion Consultant Cindy Fisher will co-present with Theresa Sladek, Strategic Partnerships & Northstar Business Development Manager,…

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…

Upcoming TSLAC Webinar: New TSLAC Grant Programs

On Wednesday, September 1 from 2 to 3 p.m., join TSLAC staff for a live webinar to learn about three new competitive grant opportunities for libraries made possible by emergency pandemic funding through the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA): 1. Texas Supports Libraries Grant Program is designed to help communities respond directly and immediately to the pandemic…

Upcoming Webinars on School and Copyright Resources

As the 2020-2021 school year gets started, we are hosting two webinars that may be of interest to both public and school library audiences. Registration information can be found below. Resources for the 2020-2021 School Year: TexShare, TexQuest, and more! Tuesday, Sept 15 at 2: 00 p.m. Central Register here: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/2890745121447530255 The 2020-2021 school year…

Library Technology for Contactless Service

[Interested in learning more about how libraries are ensuring patrons still get their needs met through library technology in the age of COVID-19? Sign up for an interactive discussion facilitated by TSLAC on August 18, 2-3:30 p.m. CDT: “Texas Technology Chat – Library Technology for Contactless Service” (1.5 hr CE credit). Register here.] Originally, before…