Library News for April 2, 2010
Special April Programs:
Joe McDermott in Concert (Pre-registration and ticket required): April 10 @ 1:30pm
A free concert the whole family will enjoy! Visit the library in person to register and get a ticket. There is a 5 ticket limit per family.
Composting Workshop- Earth Day: April 22 @ 6:30pm
We will demystify composting, discuss the benefits, look at different systems you can do yourself at home, and install a compost system for the library.
Monster Book Sale: April 24, 8am-5pm
Great prices and the opportunity to re-use materials. We are selling ALL of the VHS from the adult section as well as many donated items and books we've taken out of circulation.
The Question of the Week-
Using the library’s reference section or the Texshare Databases, find the answer to this week's question.
Who claimed to buy the "Liberty Bell" in 1996? Who was the White House press secretary at the time? What was his reply when asked about the sale?
Send your answer, along with your name and where you found it to: Askalibrarian@wblibrary.org
Wacky Science Wednesdays at 5pm
April 7: Biome in a Bag
April 14: Seed Balls
April 21: Combination Program with Arts & Crafts- Recycled Jewelry Workshop
April 28: Re-Use Inventions
Arts and Crafts Wednesdays at 6pm
April 7: Baby Animal Painting
April 14: Make a Recycling Center
April 21: Combination Program with Wacky Science- Recycled Jewelry Workshop
April 28: Recyclable Creatures
Chess for Everyone- Tuesday, April 6th: 5pm
Bring your friends, your family, and your chessboard (if you have one) and learn from a master. Already know a strategy or two? Challenge someone.
Computer Classes for Adults- Saturday Mornings
Advance registration required
April 3rd: 10:30am Computer Basics
April 17th: 10am-noon Learn to use JobView and ResumeMaker
Sign Language Storytime: Saturdays, April 3rd and 17th at 1pm
All ages are invited to learn new signs, songs, and stories.
Spanish Storytime- Saturdays, April 10th and 24th at 1pm
All ages can listen to bilingual stories and learn new vocabulary
Conversational English: Saturdays, April 3rd and 17th at 4pm
Come practice speaking English in a relaxed environment at your local library. Discussions will be in small groups and will focus on conversational topics important to you and daily life. Come with topic ideas of your own and be ready to speak!
Looking for work? This is an interactive site for employment searches that lets you review and apply for jobs. The library's paid subscription allows for all patrons to search and apply for work. Click on the icon to connect directly. Also, we've recently purchased and put out a number of wonderful, current titles about resume and career building.
Painting and Drawing for Adults and Teens:
1st Sunday of the month at 1:30pm
Advance registration & supply fee required
April 11th (a week later due to Easter)- Draw and Paint Texas Wildflowers