Lit Blog: library

Summer at the library: Dallas public library

                                    This summer, Texas Book Festival will be talking to different librarians all around the great state of Texas to hear about what their libraries have planned for the summer. This week, we got the opportunity to speak […]

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Summer at the library: Austin Central Library

                                     This summer, Texas Book Festival will be talking to different librarians all around the great state of Texas to hear about what their libraries have planned for the summer. From our very own Austin Central Library comes […]

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Announcing 2018 Library Grant Recipients!

The Texas Book Festival is proud to announce it is awarding $100,000 in Texas Library Grants to libraries across the state. Promoting literacy and strengthening Texas libraries have been primary components of the Texas Book Festival’s mission since our founding in 1995. Since 1996, the Texas Book Festival has funded 1,121 library grants totaling more than $3 million to more than […]

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Book Drive For Libraries Affected by Harvey!

Help us reach our donation goal of 1,500 books to rebuild libraries in Houston and the Gulf Coast affected by Hurricane Harvey! During the November 4-5 Festival Weekend, make a $15 donation at a register in a BookPeople Book Sales Tent that buys a book for our Reading Rock Stars students in Houston. For each book […]

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Library Love at the 2016 TBF

We love our Texas libraries! As a non-profit organization founded by former librarian Laura Bush, one of the main goals of the Texas Book Festival is to strengthen and support libraries across the state. Each year, we donate tens of thousands of dollars ($100,000 in 2016!) to libraries in Texas to fund their collections. This year at […]

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