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Library News for June 1, 2012

This weekend is the start of Summer Reading!


Get A Clue:  Summer Reading

Program for AGES 0-99!

June 2- August 11, 2012

  • Pick up a reading log starting June 2nd, and start tracking how many pages you read throughout the summer.
  • Earn prizes at 500 and 1,000 pages. Turn in additional 1,000 page logs to enter in the grand prize raffles.


June 2 at 11am

Summer Reading Kick-off

with the Texas A&M

Chemistry Roadshow

This free program is recommended for ages 5+.   Registration is available now in the children's area.  Space is limited. 

Get your first reading log at the program!


Scavenger Hunt

June 2-30

Want to explore the library?  Think you're already an expert? Pick up a scavenger hunt at the Information Desk and find out.  Complete it at your own pace, then turn it in for a chance to win a prize!

Special Programs next weekend include French Storytime and a program to make art from old books. 

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

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

  • 6/9 @ 10:30am Internet Basics
  • 6/13 @ 6pm Mango Languages
  • 6/21 @ 6pm Resume Workshop
  • 6/23 @ 10:30am Email Basics
  • 6/23 @ 1pm Social Media
  • 6/27 @ 6pm Overdrive Digital Library


Wine, Women & Words Book Club: 1st Thursday of the month at 7pm

June 7th: The Art of Fielding by Chad Harbach

July 5th: The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern


Needles Hooks and Books:    Bring your craft of choice on the 3rd Sunday of the month at 2pm to discuss...

June 17th: Possession; a Romance by A. S. Byatt 

July 15th: Good Omens; the Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett


 This Week's Programs

Friday, June 1: No Kids Programs

Saturday, June 2: 

  • 11am Summer Reading Kick-Off with the Texas A&M Chemistry Roadshow
  • Library Scavenger Hunt begins

Sunday, June 3:

Monday, June 4: 
  • 10am Monkey in the Middle Storytime (ages 12-24 mos)
  • 10:45am Toddler Storytime (18-36 mos)
  • 11:30am Preschool Storytime (3-5 years
Tuesday, June 5:
  • 6pm Storytime and Craft
  • 7pm Storytime and Craft

Wednesday, June 6:

  • 5pm Mystery Science
  • 6pm Arts and Crafts

Thursday, June 7:  

  • 2pm Mystery Book Club: A to Z Mysteries
  • 6pm Word Basics (registration required)
  • 7pm WWW Book Club:   The Art of Fielding by Chad Harbach

Friday, June 8:

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

Saturday, June 9: 

  • 10:30am Internet Basics (registration required)
  • 11am French Storytime
  • 12pm Reading Dogs (by appointment)
  • 4pm Recycled Book Art Program
Sunday, June 10