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Youth Services Update: January 2022

Upcoming Opportunities NATIVE KNOWLEDGE 360°  TEACHER WORKSHOP SERIES January 20 – March 3, 2022 During this three-part online workshop series from the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian, teachers will be introduced to the intersection of Indigenous women artists and activism. Native artists will explore art from the museum’s collections and contemporary children’s books…

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Youth Services Update: December 2021

Upcoming Opportunities LETTERS ABOUT LITERATURE DEADLINE: DECEMBER 17, 2021, 5:00 PM (CENTRAL) Letters About Literature is a reading and writing contest for 4th-12th graders under the direction of the Texas Center for the Book at the Texas State Library and Archives Commission. Participants select a book, book series, essay, play, poem, short story, or speech…

Spread the word – not the germs!

The Texas State Library has received inquiries about resources and tips in preparing your libraries for CoViD-19 (the novel Coronavirus). We all want to keep our patrons and ourselves healthy. In addition to staying calm, providing reliable information to your colleagues and your community is an important aspect of addressing concerns over the CoViD-19 (the…

Resource Guides: Long Range Planning, Library Policies, and Beyond!

The Continuing Education and Consulting group at the Texas State Library provides training and consulting for library workers throughout Texas. This includes our webinar, youth services, and technology programs. It also includes the Small Library Management Training Program which will be back on the road in 2020. To better provide the information that you need…