Join TLA at the Texas Book Festival November 4 & 5

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Over 280 authors are scheduled to appear at the 22nd annual Texas Book Festival November 4 and 5 in and around the Capitol grounds. Stop by and show your library love at the TLA Booth #313 all weekend long! Pick up the latest Texas Bluebonnet Award Master List, pin on a Texans Love Libraries button, get the complete all ages TLA reading lists, and DONATE to libraries recovering from Hurricane Harvey. 

While you're marking your calendar, make plans to celebrate with TLA at these special events. 

New Texas Bluebonnet Award Master List Announced
Nov. 4 | 10:00–10:30 am | Texas Tent, Congress & 8th St. 

Librarian John (Mr. T) Trischitti and a top notch team of Bluebonnet readers will announce the 2018-2019 Texas Bluebonnet Award Master List on Saturday, November 4, from 10:00am-10:30am! Afterwards, the books will be available in BookPeople’s Children's Book Sales Tent.

Lit Crawl Event: Cuba Libro 
Nov. 4 | 7:30–8:30 pm | Flat Track Coffee, 1619 E. Cesar Chavez 

Join the Texas Library Association and the Texas State Library and Archives Commission as we sip, salsa, and celebrate the contributions of Cuban-American authors. The Poetry Foundation’s Young People’s Poet Laureate Margarita Engle and author Emma Otheguy take center stage and read from their recent books as Flat Track Coffee is transformed into a Cuban Café. Enjoy literary-inspired libations while Austin Public Library (APL) staff spins una selección of Spanish language music from the new Austin Central Library collection. The APL sin fronteras book bike will be on hand with a hand-selected list of books, films, and other materials. Guests can also sign up for a library card. This all ages event aims to inspire readers through the resilient nature of the Cuban characters found in the pages of these stories and songs.

Created on Oct 13, 2017 | Last updated October 17, 2017