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Library News for July 27th, 2012

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Summer Reading 2012 

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Get A Clue: Summer Reading Program for all ages. June 2- August 11, 2012.
Pick up a reading log starting June 2nd and track how many pages you read throughout the summer.  Reading logs are due on August 10th. Earn prizes at 500 and 1,000 pages. Turn in additional 1,000 page logs to enter in the grand prize raffles.  

Programs July 28 - August 4, 2012 

Kids Programs

Saturday, July 28:

   Registration Begins for Jungle Jim Summer Reading Finale (August 11th at 11:00am)

   11:00am Storytime (all ages)
   12:00pm Reading Dogs

Monday, July 30:    

     Storytimes: Dinosaurs
    10 am Monkey in the Middle (12-24 months)
    10:45am Toddler Story time (18-36 months)
    11:30am Preschool Story time (3-6 years)

Tuesday, July 31:  

    6pm Storytime & Craft: Dinosaurs (kids of all ages, limit 25 kids)
    7pm Storytime & Craft: Dinosaurs  (kids of all ages, limit 25 kids)

Wednesday, August 1:  

    5pm Mystery Science: Color Changing Milk (8+ years or with an adult)
    6pm Arts & Crafts: Shell Critters (8+ years or with an adult)

Thursday, August 2: 

    6pm Wii Karaoke Night (ages 8+)

Friday, August 3:

     Storytimes: Dinosaurs
    10am Infant Storytime (0-12 months)
    10:45am Toddler Storytime (18-36 months)
    11:30am Preschool Storytime (3-5 years)

Saturday, August 4:

    11am French Storytime
    12pm Bow Wow Reading Dogs (ages 4-7)

 

Adult Programs

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Computer Classes

Registration is required at least 3 days in advance. Space is limited.

July 28 @ 10:30 Powerpoint Intermediate

August 2 @ 6:00pm Excel Basics

August 16 @ 6:00pm Excel Intermediate

August 25 @ 10:30am Computer Basics

 

Workshops for Adults

August 8 @ 6:00pm Mango Languages Workshop

August 18 @ 1:00pm Social Media (Facebook & Twitter) Workshop

August 22 @6:00pm Overdrive Workshop

 

Book Clubs

BookClub

 

Wine, Women & Words Book Club:

  Join the most established reading group at the library.  Everyone, whether they've read the book or not, is welcome.

August 2nd @ 7pm The Darling Dahlias and the Cucumber Tree by Susan Wittig Albert

 

Needles, Hooks & Books

August  19th  @2pm - Bring your craft of choice and discuss the book, A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness.

 

 
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Austin, TX  78728
512-989-3188

Monday-Thursday:  10am-8pm

 Friday & Saturday: 10am-6pm

 Sunday: 1pm-6pm

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"Learning is acquired by reading books; but the much more necessary learning, the knowledge of the world, is only to be acquired by reading man, and studying all the various editions of them."

—Philip Dormer Stanhope Chesterfield (1694-1773) [4th Earl of Chesterfield] English politician, writer