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Library News for October 25, 2013

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The library will be closed on Thursday, October 24th for Inventory.


Spider Show - Saturday, October 26th at 10am & 11am (registration required)

  • Spider expert, Dave Moellendorf will be bringing a zoo of live spiders and other arachnids to the library. Kids ages 5 and up are invited to learn about arachnids, and get to see them up close. Parents and children must each reserve individual tickets.
  • Registration is required and begins October 1st.Register at , or visit or call the library at (512)989-3188 to register.
  • Members of the Friends of the Library are invited to a private, up-close viewing 30 minutes before the show begins.

Open House: Sunday, November 3rd from 6:30-8pm.

Celebrate 10 years in this amazing facility.  We'll have music, drinks, hors de oeuvres and dessert. 

 try_itNew Program:  Mondays at 3:30pm

Weekly after-school program for kids ages 5-12. Kids will get to try a new activity each week! This month includes drawing, yoga, magic, and kickboxing. 

  • October 21st : Learn magic tricks from Magician JD Stewart of The Magic Academy
  • October 28th : Kickboxing for Kids with Fighting Fit
  • November 4th:  Cook, Learn, Grow (registration and $7 fee required)
  • November 11th: Bones, Teeth, Horns and Antlers- be an archaeologist!

This Week's Programs

Thursday, October 24: Library Closed for Inventory

Friday, October 25

  • 10:30am Toddler Storytime
  • 11:15am Preschool Storytime

Saturday, October 26

  • 10am & 11am:  Spider Show (registration required)

Sunday, October 27:

Monday, October 28:  

  • 10:30am Baby Bookworms (ages 0-18 months)
  • 11:15am Baby Bookworms (ages 12-24 months)
  • 3:30pm TRY IT! Kickboxing!

Tuesday, October 29:

  • 6pm Storytime and Craft
  • 7pm Storytime and Craft

Wednesday, October 30

  • 6pm Arts and Crafts- Spiders and Webs

Thursday, October 31: Happy Halloween!

Friday, November 1

  • 10:30am Toddler Storytime
  • 11:15am Preschool Storytime

Saturday, November 2:

  • 10:30am Resume Workshop- advance registration required
  • 11am Storytime for all ages
  • 1pm Chess Club

Sunday, November 3:  

6:30-8pm Celebrate 10 Years in the Building

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Austin, TX  78728

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 Friday & Saturday: 10am-6pm

 Sunday: 1pm-6pm

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—John Ruskin (1819-1900) British writer, art critic, Modern Painters