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Public Libraries Encouraged to Take Part in Internet Speed Test from State Library

February is Texas Public Library Speed Test Month! Each year, TSLAC asks all public libraries in Texas to take the Texas Public Library Speed Test. The results are instrumental in determining the status of Internet access for our public libraries’ patrons and helping with statewide plans to support broadband improvement. The deadline to complete the quick and easy online speed test is February 28. Libraries can visit to learn more about how to record their results. […]

Texas State Library and Archives Commission Receives FINRA Investor Education Foundation Grant to Expand Personal Finance e-Book Collections to Aid Texans Following Severe Storms

The Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC) today announced plans to provide access to personal finance e-books as part of its E-Read Texas program following receipt of a grant from the FINRA Investor Education Foundation. The additional resources will help ensure that Texas residents have the information they need when making critical money decisions as they repair, rebuild and clean up following severe storms over the winter. “In times of crisis, people rely on […]