AUSTIN, TX – The Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC), along with the Texas Center for the Book, will participate in the 20th annual National Book Festival, hosted by the Library of Congress. This year’s festival will take place online, September 25-27, 2020. The theme is “Roadmap to Reading.”
TSLAC will host a booth in the virtual exposition hall, where the Texas Center for the Book will provide videos and information on its programs and initiatives, including showcasing the 2020 Texas Great Read, Butterfly Yellow by Thanhhà Lại. Registered attendees can virtually visit the Texas booth, as well as 51 other states and territories.
More information, including registration, is available at www.nationalbookfestival.com.
The Texas Center for the Book seeks to stimulate public interest in books, reading, literacy, and libraries. The Center builds partnerships with library professionals, educators, authors, publishers, and booksellers who provide support to our shared mission of promoting a love of literature throughout the Lone Star State. The Texas Center for the Book is under the direction of the Texas State Library and Archives Commission at the Lorenzo De Zavala State Archives and Library Building in Austin, Texas.
The Texas State Library and Archives Commission provides Texans access to the information they need to be informed, productive citizens by preserving the archival record of Texas; enhancing the service capacity of public, academic and school libraries; assisting public agencies in the maintenance of their records; and meeting the reading needs of Texans with disabilities. For more information, visit www.tsl.texas.gov.