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Mad Science and the Holiday Bazaar at the library this weekend!

Library News for November 19-28, 2010

This Weekend is Mad Science and the Holiday Bazaar!


Writing Contest
This year's theme is Weird & Wired.  "Keep Austin Weird" and "Keep Austin Wired" have been two phrases used for years to show pride in our city.  Write a novel chapter (250-1250 words), short story (250-1250 words), or poem encompassing the spirit of those phrases.
Submit your original work to the library with the entry form by November 30, 2010, 8:00pm CST.  One winner will be chosen for entrants under age 18 and one for 18+.

Library Card Design Contest
November 15- December 15, 2010
Calling all Artists!  This is your chance to be famous.  YOUR design could be the new library card.
Pick up an entry form at the circulation desk starting on November 15th and turn it in with your ORIGINAL work by December 15th.  We will be selecting one design for youth cards and one for adult cards. 
Mad Science: 

November 20 at 11am  (age 6+)  Live demonstrations by scientists!  Get ideas for the science fair or just watch for fun.

presents Holiday Bazaar:  November 21 from 12-6pm   Start your holiday shopping locally!

Your friends and neighbors will be offering unique gifts from home businesses.  20% of sales goes to the library.
Registration is still open for tables.  Call Natosha or Etta at the library to reserve your space!

This Week's Programs

Friday, November 19:

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

Saturday, November 20:

  • 11am Mad Science (ages 6+)
  • 2-6pm NaNoWriMo Write-In
  • 4pm Conversational English

Sunday, November21:

  • 12-6pm Holiday Bazaar
  • 1:30pm Draw and Paint Poinsettias
Monday, November 22: 
  • 10:45 Monkey in the Middle Storytime (12-24 mos)

Tuesday, November 23:

  • 5pm Family Storytime
  • 6pm Kinder Crafts (3-6 yrs)

Wednesday, November 24: No Programs

Thursday, November 25: Library Closed

Friday, November 26: Library Closed

Saturday, November 27: Library Open 1pm-6pm only

Sunday, November 28: Library Open 1pm-6pm

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