Sam Houston Regional Library and Research Center to Close Temporarily for Renovations

Sam Houston Regional Library and Research Center to Close Temporarily for Renovations
Liberty, Texas

The Sam Houston Regional Library and Research Center will be closed for renovations from November 3, 2014 through January 1, 2015 as part of the Texas State Library and Archives Commission’s (TSLAC) multi-year plan to address critical safety and security needs at the 127-acre museum complex in Liberty, TX.

Photograph of construction plans and a hard hat
Photograph of construction plans and a hard hat
The critical repairs being made to the Center are key to the preservation of the rich history of the ten counties that we serve,” said Manager Alana Inman, “This will not only improve safety and security, but also provide improved access.
Stephen Siwinski
Communications Officer
512-463-5514
ssiwinski@tsl.texas.gov
2014
Yes

TSLAC Pairs with Lego and ALSC to Create Junior Maker Spaces

TSLAC Pairs with Lego and ALSC to Create Junior Maker Spaces
Austin, Texas

The Texas State Library and Archives Commission is partnering with the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) and LEGO Systems, Inc. to bring Junior Maker Spaces to local libraries. This initiative aims to provide children ages 4 to 6 with stimulating environments within their communities to promote motor skills and foster creative curiosity.

Austin area librarians get a hands on look at 10,000 Legos to be distributed to nine area libraries.
Austin area librarians get a hands on look at 10,000 Legos to be distributed to Nine area libraries.
Libraries have always served as a springboard to creativity and curiosity for countless children across the state of Texas,” said Mark Smith TSLAC Director and Librarian, “Through our partnership with LEGO and ALSC we are literally providing young people
Stephen Siwinski
Communications Officer
512-463-5514
ssiwinski@tsl.texas.gov
2014
No

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