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Craft & Go: Knitting Kits

KnittingJoin us this Saturday at 1:30 PM for our next Craft & Go, Knitting Kits!  Kits will be available at the Circulation Desk on a first come, first serve basis.  Limited quantities are available.

Knitting image by flickr user Nuwandalice.
 

Bear Creek Book Club

Join the Bear Creek Book Club for their next meeting on Wednesday, July 11th at 7:00 PM.   They will be meeting in the magazine area to discuss The True Story of Hansel and Gretel by Louise Murphy.   The Bear Creek Book Club meets the first Wednesday of each month.


 

Craft & Go: Beaded Bookmarks

We’re halfway through our Summer Reading Program, but it’s never too late to make a bookmark to help find your place in your favorite books!  Join us on Saturday, July 7th at 1:30 PM for our next adult Craft & Go Project: Beaded Bookmarks!  Our craft kits are designed to be picked up at the branch and completed at home.  The kits do contain small parts so children should not be left unattended with the craft.  Supplies are limited.  First come, first serve.


 

Craft & Go: Flag Pins

American FlagGet ready to celebrate the Fourth of July holiday with your very own patriotic flag pin!  We will be giving away flag pin craft kits for our Craft & Go project on Saturday, June 30th starting at 1:30 PM.  Kits will be available at the circulation desk on a first come, first serve basis.  Limited quantities are available.

American flag image by flickr user whatatravisty.


 

Color Windows

WindowCome and make Color Windows on Tuesday, June 19th at 3:00 PM!  This special craft that resembles stained-glass windows is most appropriate for ages 6-12.  Tickets are required and will be released one hour before the start of the program.  First come, first serve.

Stained Glass Window image by flickr user estherase.


 

Family Cooking

Kids in the kitchenJoin us for the next of our Family Cooking presentations on Thursday, June 14th. At 2:00 PM.  Our expert from the Texas AgriLife Extension office will help you learn how to get the most for your money!  You’ll also see a demonstration on how to make a really delicious shake.  Our next Family Cooking program will be Thursday, June 28th at 2:00 PM!

Kids in the kitchen image by flickr user nutrition education.


 

Family Cooking

Cooking in a panSummer is here, and while it’s time for fun, it’s also time to get healthy!  Join us for the first of a very special Family Cooking series on Thursday, June 7th at 2:00 PM.  Learn more about how to reduce your stress through meal planning and physical activity.  Other Family Cooking programs will be provided on Thursday, June 14th; Thursday, June 28th; and Thursday, July 19th at 2:00 PM.  This free, fun program is provided by the Texas AgriLife Extension Office.

Cooking in a pan image from flickr user ReneS.


 

New Volunteer Orientation

Join us tonight, May 21st at 6:30 for our New Volunteer Orientation!  We accept volunteers of all ages, though any volunteers under the age of 12 will need to be accompanied by a parent or guardian while volunteering.  Once you have attended the orientation and submitted your volunteer application, you are able to volunteer any time the library is open to the public!

Volunteers help with exciting programs such as our weekly Saturday @ the Movies, Patron Count Week, Tweeners, Friday Movie, and Tuesday Special Program!  This year we will be offering a very special Volunteer Summer Camp for a limited number of volunteers.  To find out more about Volunteer Summer Camp, please come to the New Volunteer Orientation or ask at the Information Desk.

If you are not able to attend the May 21st Orientation, the next New Volunteer Orientation will be Monday, June 4th at 6:30 PM.


 

Absorbing Artwork

What’s made of salt, glue, and food coloring and will be a lot of fun for your child?  It’s our Preschool Picassos program, this week featuring an unusual project called Absorbing Artwork.  Come on Thursday, May 17th at 10:30 AM to find out what it’s all about!


 

Craft & Go: Shadow Puppets

shadow puppetsMay is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month.  Celebrate this special month with a Craft & Go just for adults!  On Saturday, May 12th at 1:30 PM we will be giving away Craft & Go Shadow Puppet kits at the Information Desk.  Supplies are limited.  First come, first served.

 

Shadow puppets image by Flickr user luckypk


 

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