Texas Library and Archives Foundation

Texas Library and Archives Foundation Launches New Website and Online Book Store Gateway to Free Online Research and Records for Homebound Texans

The Texas Library and Archives Foundation, Inc., the statewide nonprofit organization chartered to exclusively support the Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC) has launched a new website at www.txlaf.org. The mission of the Texas Library and Archives Foundation (TxLAF) is “to support the interests of the Texas State Library and Archives Commission in order to collectively promote learning, literacy, and the preservation of Texas History.” Originally enabled by state law in the late 1990s and […]

Texas Center for the Book Holds 5th Annual Texas Authors Celebration Online

The Texas Center for the Book has announced that the fifth annual Texas Authors Celebration will take place online on November 5, at 7:30 p.m. The public are invited to attend virtually. This yearly event kicking off the Texas Book Festival features Texas authors in conversation. The 2020 celebration will begin with a door prize drawing and host introductions, the Texas Center for the Book Literacy Award ceremony (made possible by the Texas Library and […]

“Books to the Border” Named 2020 Texas Center for the Book Literacy Award Winner

The Texas Center for the Book has announced that Books to the Border, a project of Trinity University Press, is the recipient of the fifth annual Texas Center for the Book Literacy Award. This $2,000 award, which honors a qualified 501(c)(3) organization that has made outstanding contributions to increasing literacy in Texas, is modeled on the Library of Congress’ annual literacy awards. View a video about this year’s winner. Funded by the Texas Library and Archives Foundation, Inc., […]