The Texas Center for the Book, a project of the Texas State Library and Archives Commission, reminds young readers that the deadlines to enter the 2016 Letters About Literature Contest are quickly approaching.
Level 3 (Grades 9-12) –December 2, 2016
Level 2 (Grades 7-8) – January 9, 2017
Level 1 (Grades 4-6) – January 9, 2017
Here’s a weekly reminder of free training on the web, and also workshops in Texas (marked red). Check the calendar to see what’s happening today. Confirm date and time when you register, or follow the links for archive information. Events listed in Central Time.
Have you ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes when we’re updating our retention schedules or other administrative rules? Join us for a new Analyst Tip video as Julie gives a little peek behind the curtain of how the process works and how long it can take.
The Texas Center for the Book has chosen Midland Need to Read as the recipient of the first annual Texas Center for the Book Literacy Award. This $1,000 award, which honors a qualified non-profit organization that have made outstanding contributions to increasing literacy in Texas was made possible by a generous donation from David Rubenstein and the Library of Congress.
The Texas Historical Records Advisory Board (THRAB) is pleased to announce the selection of Malinda Allison from the Honey Grove Preservation League and The West Texas Collection at Angelo State University as recipients of its Archival Award of Excellence.
The Texas State Library and Archives Commission will recognize the Tom Green County Library on October 27 with a check for $80,000 when the Commission holds its annual fall meeting, Thursday, October 26 in San Angelo. The Commission supports libraries, educational activities, and information services throughout the state and awards funds every year to libraries undertaking innovative projects.