Who Are the Friends?
Lovers of learning, libraries, books, archives, genealogy, and Texas history—in fact, all who believe in the preservation of and promoting access to Texas’ rich history for all generations.
What Do We Do?
- Advocate and promote the statewide services and collections of the Texas State Library and Archives Commission
- Fundraise to expand the services and collections of the Texas State Library and Archives Commission and support the efforts of its staff
- Foster the development of local groups in support of local libraries and archives in Texas
Why Become a Member?
Your membership in the Friends of Libraries & Archives of Texas has a lasting impact upon fellow Texans and others around the globe by bringing attention to projects such as adding materials to the collection, preserving a historic map or document, digitizing a collection, or professional consulting and training for Texas libraries across the state. Membership in the Friends of Libraries & Archives of Texas demonstrates your dedication to and support of the right of every Texan to have access to excellent library services and the preservation of Texas’ rich history. Membership in the Friends of Libraries & Archives of Texas sends the message that you want to help strengthen the services offered by the Texas State Library and Archives Commission now and for generations to come.
The Texas State Library and Archives Commission provides the following services:
- Receive announcements and invitations to programs, exhibits and special events
- Shape the future of the Friends
- Participate in insider opportunities for special projects
- Contribute to Texas’ heritage by promoting the work of the Texas State Library and Archives Commission
Show Your Support of Libraries and Archives of Texas and Join FLATX today!