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Library News for March 4, 2011

Database Workshops:

The library subscribes to 5 databases for patrons to access from our computers or home. 

Register for one of our free workshops to learn more!

3/8 @ 6pm: Mango Languages

3/8 @ 7pm: Hobbies & Crafts

3/9 @ 6pm: TexShare

3/12 @ 10:30am:  JobView and ResumeMaker

TexShare:  A variety of research databases compiled by the Texas State Library

JobView: Easy interface to find and apply for that perfect job

ResumeMaker: Create a professional resume step-by-step

Mango Languages: Learn any of 21 available languages

Ebsco Hobbies & Crafts: Printable instructions for thousands of projects


All audiobooks on cassette are available for purchase.  We have removed them from the collection to make more room for newer formats.  We also have MANY books and other items available in our book sale.  No item is over $2!

Free Family Concert:  Saturday, March 26th at 11am
Mr. Johnny & Sharon will perform an interactive sound and music show! Your child will sing, dance, jump, and play with props along with the music! Seating is limited so arrive early!



Wine, Women & Words Book Club

Monday, March 21 at 7pm

Join the most established reading group at the library.  This month they are reading Jeannette Walls'  Half Broke Horses.

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

  • What's in Your Computer? 2/26

  • Access Basics:  3/10

  • Computer Basics: 3/26


Needles Hooks and Books I Always Meant to Read:  Sunday, March 13th at 2pm.  Bring your craft of choice and discuss a book on the 2nd Sunday of each month.  March's title is Frankenstein by Mary Shelley.  The library has purchased several extra copies, so pick yours up today.

Be a Trustee
Applications are now being accepted at the library for a position on the May 2011 ballot.  Trustees serve for two years and must be registered voters who live within district boundaries.  Applications must be returned to the library by March 14, 2011.

2011 Kids' Program Schedule

storytime Storytime Schedule:
0-18 months:  Baby Bookworms, Fridays at 10
12-24 months:  Monkey in the Middle, Mondays at 10:45
18-36 months: Toddler Storytime, Fridays at 10:45
3-5 years: Preschool Storytime, Fridays at 11:30
All Ages:  Pajama Storytime, Tuesdays at 7pm
All Ages:  Weekend Storytime, Saturdays at 11
Pajama Storytime
Starting Tuesday, January 4th, we're having a pajama party every week.  All ages are invited to come in their pajamas at 7pm on Tuesdays for a bedtime story.
Phonics Phonics Fun
Kids ages 4-7 learn the beginning steps of reading and writing through phonics activities.
 Kinder Crafts
Process-oriented art projects for kids ages 3-6.
Tuesdays at 6:30pm and Thursdays at 1pm

Arts & Crafts
Use unique materials to create something special. 
Ages 8+ or with an adult.   Wednesdays at 6pm

Wacky Science
Fun and messy science experiments for ages 7+.
Wednesdays at 5pm

Thursday Night is Free Family Fun Night at 6pm

1st and 3rd Thursdays of the month- Family Game Night:  Enjoy a selection of family games to play with your friends and family.  If you want to learn chess, we’ll have a master teacher.
2nd Thursday of the month- Video Game Challenge (ages 8+)  Wii games appropriate for you to enjoy together.
4th Thursday of the month- Family Movie Night:  Watch a G or PG movie with your family and neighbors.

This Week's Programs

Friday, March 4:

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

Saturday, March 5:

  • 11am Story Time
  • 4pm Conversational English
Sunday, March 6:

Monday, March 7: 
  • 10:45 Monkey in the Middle (ages 12-24 months)
  • 2pm Phonics Fun (ages 4-7)

Tuesday, March 8:

  • 6:30 Kinder Crafts
  • 7pm Pajama Storytime
  • 6pm Database Workshop:  Mango Languages
  • 7pm Database Workshop: Hobbies and Crafts

Wednesday, March 9:

  • 5pm Wacky Science- Kite Making Workshop
  • 6pm Arts and Crafts- Kite Making Workshop
  • 6pm Database Workshop:  TexShare Research Databases
Thursday, March 10:
  • 1pm Kinder Crafts
  • 6pm Video Game Night
  • 6pm Access Basics

Friday, March 11:

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

Saturday, March 12:

  • 10:30am Jobview and ResumeMaker Workshop
  • 11am Bilingual Story Time
  • 2pm Scrapbooking
Sunday, March 13:
  • 2pm Needles Hooks and Books I Always Meant to Read:  Frankenstein