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Library News for January 20, 2012

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The library will be closed on Thursday, January 26th, for inventory.


The library is now accepting proposals for private camps to be held in the meeting rooms this summer.  Deadlines, details, and submission information is available here.

 

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We will be focusing our programs January through March on fitness, health, and the environment.  The book for this series is Omnivore's Dilemma by Michael Pollan.  We have many copies available in both the adult and youth version.  Get more information at our Omnivore's Dilemma Page.

Programs Include:

  • Healthy Living Seminar- January 14 at 11am:  Join Tara Fisher Munoz of Vida Green Consulting to discuss how what’s good for the environment is good for you, too.  Get tips on everything from eating to cleaning.  More information about Vida Green is available at www.vidagreenconsulting.com

  • Family/PreSchool Yoga- Wednesdays at 10:30am:  Join us for yoga that your whole family can enjoy! Kids of all ages can learn basic yoga poses from a Wells Branch Massage+Yoga instructor. 
  • Kids Yoga- February 28th and March 20th at 6pm:  Ages 5+ and parents can enjoy yoga together.
  • Movie and Discussion- January 12 at 7pm:  Super Size Me
  • Healthy Tips and Recipes- From the beginning of January until the end of March, we'll be collecting healthy living and eating tips and recipes from you.  Fill out a card at the circulation desk or email your entry to staff@wblibrary.org with 'TIPS' or 'RECIPE' in the subject line.  At the end of the program, we'll collect and distribute the combined wisdom of our patrons.
 

 

 

This Week's Programs

Thursday, January 19:

Friday, January 20:

  • 10am Baby Bookworms Storytime (0-18 mos)
  • 10:45 Toddler Storytime (18-36 mos)
  • 11:30 Preschool Storytime (3-5 yrs)

Saturday, January 21:

  • 10am Dragon Dancers
  • 11am Story Time (ages 0-5)
  • 12pm Reading Dogs (by appointment)

Sunday, January 22:

Monday, January 23:

  • 10:45 Monkey in the Middle (12-24 mos)

Tuesday, January 24:

  • 6:30pm Kinder Crafts: Chicka Chicka Coconut Tree
  • 7pm Pajama Story Time

Wednesday, January 25:

  • 10:30am Family Yoga
  • 5pm Growing Up Wild:  Bird Beak Buffet
  • 6pm Arts & Crafts: Chinese New Year Dragon Painting

Thursday, January 26: LIBRARY CLOSED FOR INVENTORY

Friday, January 27:

  • 10am Baby Bookworms Storytime (0-18 mos)
  • 10:45 Toddler Storytime (18-36 mos)
  • 11:30 Preschool Storytime (3-5 yrs)

Saturday, January 28:

  • 11am Story Time (ages 0-5)
  • 12pm Reading Dogs (by appointment)

Sunday, January 29:

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Austin, TX  78728
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 Friday & Saturday: 10am-6pm

 Sunday: 1pm-6pm

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