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Library News for January 12, 2012

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 Yoga- January 11 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.
  • 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.


Dragon Dancers: 

Saturday, January 21st at 10am

Join us at the library for a Chinese New Year celebration!

The Texas Dragon Dance Team will perform traditional Chinese Dragon Dances! Learn about the Chinese New Year holiday and then watch the dancers perform. Free, all ages. (30min)

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

  • One-on-One Tutoring (Saturdays by appointment)

  • 1/7 @ 10:30am PowerPoint Basics

  • 1/21 @ 10:30am Email Basics





Computer Workshops in January:

  • 1/11 @ 6pm Mango Language Learning

  • 1/21 @ 1pm Social Media (Facebook/ Twitter)

  • 1/25 @ 6pm Overdrive Digital Library

Wine, Women & Words Book Club: Join the most established reading group at the library. 

February 2nd:  The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield.



Needles Hooks and Books:    Bring your craft of choice and discuss   

January 8th: The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova

February 12th:  Lamb, the Gospel According to Biff by Christopher Moore

March 11th:  Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain

This Week's Programs

Thursday, January 12:

  • 7pm Community Movie: Super Size Me

Friday, January 13:

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

Saturday, January 14:

  • 11am Green Living Workshop (part of Everyone Reads)
  • 11am Story Time (ages 0-5)

Sunday, January 15:

  • 2pm Crochet Class

Monday, January 16:

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

Tuesday, January 17:

  • 6:30pm Kinder Crafts
  • 7pm Pajama Story Time

Wednesday, January 18:

  • 10:30am Family Yoga
  • 5pm Growing Up Wild
  • 6pm Arts & Crafts

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: