CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Calendar of Events

Friday, November 24, 2017

Blow Your Own Christmas Ornament

Make an appointment to come by Stanton Studios and participate in our Blow Your Own Christmas ornament events! Choose your colors and designs and create your very own mouth-blown glass ornament! Ornaments are $35 each and take approximately 10 minutes to make. To make an appointment call (800) 619-4882 or email elizabeth@stantonglass.com.

Saturday, November 25, 2017

Blow Your Own Christmas Ornament

Make an appointment to come by Stanton Studios and participate in our Blow Your Own Christmas ornament events! Choose your colors and designs and create your very own mouth-blown glass ornament! Ornaments are $35 each and take approximately 10 minutes to make. To make an appointment call (800) 619-4882 or email elizabeth@stantonglass.com.

Kids Minecraft Club

Kids love Minecraft! If you've got Minecrafters in your house, bring them to the Library to play and explore the realm. Beginners are welcome or join us to show off your skills! Space is limited, so register to save your spot.

Monday, November 27, 2017

Romp & Read

A brand new storytime program that has stories, songs, movement and puppets! Children ages 2-4 can build their literacy skills through repetition, rhymes and pictures. Take home a fun craft, too!

Yoga Lunch Break

The Yoga Lunch Break at the Library continues. Join us every Monday for a yoga practice at your favorite place--the Library! Beginners are welcome. Just bring your mat, a towel and a bottle of water.

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Free Tutoring

Pack your brain with math, science, English & social sciences for grades K-12! Our tutors can help! Register online for a spot!

The AV Club

A club for those interested in entertainment media, pop culture, and books to movies.

Baby Time

Have a great time geared for babies 0-12 months! Encourage pre-literacy skills and boost creativity and imagination through interactive play, stories and music. Siblings are welcome to join for even more learning and FUN!

Preschool Storytime

Kids ages 3-6 get to build listening and communication skills while they have FUN, learn about other cultures and grow their imaginations. Hear great stories and take home a craft!

The Art Life

Ready to get your art on? Join us every Tuesday for fun, learning and art with Robyn! Beginners are welcome or come to sharpen your skills. All materials are provided, so just bring yourself and your imagination.

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Game On!

Team up or face off with Nintendo Switch games at this afterschool gaming events. Plus, we'll have tabletop and card games if you want to go unplugged.

Bilingual Family Storytime

Join us for a storytime in English and Spanish! Activities for the whole family support bilingual learning and cultures with an emphasis on fun.

Preschool Storytime

Kids ages 3-6 build listening and communication skills while they have FUN, learn about other cultures and grow their imaginations. Hear great stories and take home a craft!

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Free Tutoring

Pack your brain with math, science, English & social sciences for grades K-12! Our tutors can help! Register online for a spot!

Inspiration Ink

It's time for a new writing club at the East Waco Library! Discover your hidden creativity every Thursday by writing poems, short stories, plays and more! Inspiration Ink is a club where you can be comfortable being yourself--no judging allowed. Write together or alone and have a place to share (but only if you want)!

Family Storytime

Enjoy an evening of stories, music, and activities for the entire family! Also, make a craft as a part of the fun.

Family Storytime

Enjoy an evening of stories, music, and activities for the entire family! Also, make a craft as a part of the fun.

Christmas at the Mayborn

Join staff and friends of the Mayborn Museum Complex for special Christmas themed events and activities including a visit from Santa and a special model train display from the Central Texas Area Model Railroaders. Visitors can participate in a nativity themed photo-op, make their own holiday decorations, and much more! Experience a special snow spectacular Spark Lab at 5:00 pm and 6:00 pm. Activities and events are included in the price of admission. Admission is free to museum members and Baylor University students.

Friday, December 01, 2017

Mini Mayborn Express

Join us as we welcome back the Central Texas Area Model Railroaders to the Mayborn and make this returning favorite part of your holiday traditions. Enjoy a special Christmas display, a small train track that you can operate yourself, and a large G-scale train layout that will include elaborate scenes of cities and towns, and depict both the past and present. The young and the young-at-heart will enjoy imagining the excitement of being a train engineer!

Future Coders

It's never too early to think about the future! Today's kids are tomorrow's coders, so join us at the library to learn the basics of coding. Using state of the art hardware, software and offline games, we will learn how to talk to computers and get them to help us solve the problems of the future. Have FUN learning problem solving and creative thinking every week!

Game Time

Meet new friends every week while playing board games at the library! Play our games or bring your own.

A Dr Pepper Christmas

Once again the Dr Pepper Museum will ring in the holiday season with our 11th annual A Dr Pepper Christmas on December 1, 2017! Bring your whole family for a holly jolly good time filled with musical entertainment, Christmas crafts, and food. Santa will even make an appearance!

Blow Your Own Christmas Ornament

Make an appointment to come by Stanton Studios and participate in our Blow Your Own Christmas ornament events! Choose your colors and designs and create your very own mouth-blown glass ornament! Ornaments are $35 each and take approximately 10 minutes to make. To make an appointment call (800) 619-4882 or email elizabeth@stantonglass.com.

Lego Lab

Use your imagination to create something great with LEGOs! We bring the LEGOs, you bring the ideas! Sometimes we will have a project to work on together and sometimes you can just let your building and imagination skills go WILD!

Saturday, December 02, 2017

Central's Market

11th Annual Central’s Market Craft Fair and Bake Sale will be Saturday, December 2 from 9am to 2pm at Central Chris'an Church, Waco, 4901 Lake Shore Drive. The event sponsored by Disciples Women will feature over 30 vendors with a wide variety of goods and The Biggest Bake Sale Ever! Local food trucks will be on site also. For more details and directions visit, www.cccwaco.org and click on Events or call 254-776-7768.

Blow Your Own Christmas Ornament

Make an appointment to come by Stanton Studios and participate in our Blow Your Own Christmas ornament events! Choose your colors and designs and create your very own mouth-blown glass ornament! Ornaments are $35 each and take approximately 10 minutes to make. To make an appointment call (800) 619-4882 or email elizabeth@stantonglass.com.

Santa’s Workshop

The Waco Central (TX) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated’s, will sponsor its annual Santa's Workshop from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 2, at the Doris Miller Y in Waco, 1020 Elm Avenue. The event will feature face painting, arts and crafts, snacks and a visit with Santa. The Colgate Dental Van will be on hand for free dental screenings. The event is free and open to the public.

Say Yes! Improv Class for Kids

Build confidence and public speaking skills while you play improv games and have fun. Kids will follow the first rule of improv theatre: "Say YES!" to stretch their minds and comfort zones.

Gingerbread House Decorating Party

We will have a Gingerbread House Party! Decorate a graham cracker gingerbread house as a family! Choose from the candy buffet and make your house unique and creative! We'll provide the yummy supplies and you bring your building team! Supplies and space are limited, so be sure to register online!

Sensory-Friendly Matinee

The Sensory Friendly Matinee is a movie viewing especially for our visitors with special needs. The lights are not too low and the sound is not too loud. There's plenty of room to move around and sing along!

Monday, December 04, 2017

Romp & Read

A brand new storytime program that has stories, songs, movement and puppets! Children ages 2-4 can build their literacy skills through repetition, rhymes and pictures. Take home a fun craft, too!

Yoga Lunch Break

The Yoga Lunch Break at the Library continues. Join us every Monday for a yoga practice at your favorite place--the Library! Beginners are welcome. Just bring your mat, a towel and a bottle of water.

Maker Mondays

Join us to become a maker! We'll be making Lucky Spiders to take home and hang wherever you need a bit of luck through the holidays!

Pajama Movie Night: The Polar Express

Bring the whole family for popcorn, cocoa and crafts while you watch The Polar Express at the Library! Cozy up in your PJs and kick off the Christmas season with us.

Romp & Read

A brand new storytime program that has stories, songs, movement and puppets! Children ages 2-4 can build their literacy skills through repetition, rhymes and pictures. Take home a fun craft, too!

Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Baby Time

Have a great time geared for babies 0-12 months! Encourage pre-literacy skills and boost creativity and imagination through interactive play, stories and music. Siblings are welcome to join for even more learning and FUN!

Preschool Storytime

Kids ages 3-6 get to build listening and communication skills while they have FUN, learn about other cultures and grow their imaginations. Hear great stories and take home a craft!

STEAM Team

Join the STEAM team every week to have fun learning about science, technology, engineering, art and math! This week, take the fairy tale challenge. Make fairy tale magic real with engineering!

Free Tutoring

Pack your brain with math, science, English & social sciences for grades K-12! Our tutors can help! Register online for a spot!

The Art Life

Ready to get your art on? Join us every Tuesday for fun, learning and art with Robyn! Beginners are welcome or come to sharpen your skills. All materials are provided, so just bring yourself and your imagination.

Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Toddler Time

A special storytime designed for ages 1-2. Come join the fun with rhymes, stories, music, movement games and more! Toddler Time is a great way to increase language development and other pre-literacy skills for your busy toddler.

Bilingual Family Storytime

Join us for a storytime in English and Spanish! Activities for the whole family support bilingual learning and cultures with an emphasis on fun.

Preschool Storytime

Kids ages 3-6 build listening and communication skills while they have FUN, learn about other cultures and grow their imaginations. Hear great stories and take home a craft!

Toddler Time

A special storytime designed for ages 1-2. Come join the fun with rhymes, stories, music, movement games and more! Toddler Time is a great way to increase language development and other pre-literacy skills for your busy toddler.

Game On!

Team up or face off with Nintendo Switch games at this afterschool gaming event. Plus, we'll have tabletop and card games if you want to go unplugged.

Thursday, December 07, 2017

Paint Night @ the Library!

A fun chance to make an awesome painting with step by step instructions! Enjoy coffee while you make a great and giftable piece of art!

Make a Gift Bag

Recycling and upcycling makes a gift straight from the heart. Join us for two chances to make a bag from newspapers. You can give all your gifts in a wrapping that’s unique and cute.

Inspiration Ink

It's time for a new writing club at the East Waco Library! Discover your hidden creativity every Thursday by writing poems, short stories, plays and more! Inspiration Ink is a club where you can be comfortable being yourself--no judging allowed. Write together or alone and have a place to share (but only if you want)!

Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer Family Storytime

Family storytime is another chance for the whole family to get together at the Library. Join us for a storytime all about Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer. Find out how he got his job and make an ornament to take home to your tree!

Fit & Fun Run Club

Get fit and have fun this fall! Join us for a walk/run in the park. It's great to have a group for accountability and fun. Meet at Indian Spring Park (near the suspension bridge) and we will do a warm-up, followed by 30 minutes of easy interval training and a great cool down! Bring a bottle of water and wear comfy running clothes. Physical literacy is the name of the game--build confidence and strength.

Preschool Storytime

Kids ages 3-6 get to build listening and communication skills while they have FUN, learn about other cultures and grow their imaginations. Hear great stories and take home a craft!

Free Tutoring

Pack your brain with math, science, English & social sciences for grades K-12! Our tutors can help! Register online for a spot!

Friday, December 08, 2017

Blow Your Own Christmas Ornament

Make an appointment to come by Stanton Studios and participate in our Blow Your Own Christmas ornament events! Choose your colors and designs and create your very own mouth-blown glass ornament! Ornaments are $35 each and take approximately 10 minutes to make. To make an appointment call (800) 619-4882 or email elizabeth@stantonglass.com.

Make a Gift Bag

Recycling and upcycling makes a gift straight from the heart. Join us for two chances to make a bag from newspapers. You can give all your gifts in a wrapping that’s unique and cute.

Preschool Storytime

Kids ages 3-6 get to build listening and communication skills while they have FUN, learn about other cultures and grow their imaginations. Hear great stories and take home a craft!

Future Coders

It's never too early to think about the future! Today's kids are tomorrow's coders, so join us at the library to learn the basics of coding. Using state of the art hardware, software and offline games, we will learn how to talk to computers and get them to help us solve the problems of the future. Have FUN learning problem solving and creative thinking every week!

Yoga for Kids

Can you be a tree, a cat or an airplane? With yoga you can! Use your body to make the shapes and use your imagination, too.

Teen After Hours: The Nightmare Before Christmas

After the library closes, teens (ages 13-17) get to run the place! Join us to watch The Nightmare Before Christmas and play Clue, decorate cookies and more! Remember that you must be at least 13 to attend an after hours event and pickup is promptly at 8.

Saturday, December 09, 2017

Making Holiday Ornaments

Put together a DIY ornament that will be on your tree for generations! This is fun for the whole family and you can work together on your decorations.

BONUS: Kids Minecraft Club

Kids love Minecraft! If you've got Minecrafters in your house, bring them to the Library to play and explore the realm. Beginners are welcome or join us to show off your skills! We're doing an extra Minecraft for 2017, but space is still limited, so register to save your spot.

Pop-Up Saturday at the Dr Pepper Museum

‘Tis the Season for holiday-themed soda samples! Stop by the East Wing for a taste of our latest Liquid Lab creations! (Eggnog soda, anyone?) While you’re here, visit our craft table and create some Dr Pepper inspired ornaments. This activity is included with the price of admission.

Homemade for the Holidays

Join us for a chance to make decorations to keep your home festive through the whole season. Make decorations for Christmas and New Year’s Day!

Blow Your Own Christmas Ornament

Make an appointment to come by Stanton Studios and participate in our Blow Your Own Christmas ornament events! Choose your colors and designs and create your very own mouth-blown glass ornament! Ornaments are $35 each and take approximately 10 minutes to make. To make an appointment call (800) 619-4882 or email elizabeth@stantonglass.com.

Monday, December 11, 2017

Romp & Read

A brand new storytime program that has stories, songs, movement and puppets! Children ages 2-4 can build their literacy skills through repetition, rhymes and pictures. Take home a fun craft, too!

Yoga Lunch Break

The Yoga Lunch Break at the Library continues. Join us every Monday for a yoga practice at your favorite place--the Library! Beginners are welcome. Just bring your mat, a towel and a bottle of water.

Spanish For Families

Learn Spanish as a family at this fun, bilingual event. Music, games and activities make learning fun!

Crochet Class

Beginners and experienced crocheters will enjoy the projects, tips and tricks provided by our very own Kayla. Learn a new skill and have fun! You'll be hooked in no time! We will have supplies but feel free to bring your own!

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

The Art Life

Ready to get your art on? Join us every Tuesday for fun, learning and art with Robyn! Beginners are welcome or come to sharpen your skills. All materials are provided, so just bring yourself and your imagination.

Preschool Storytime

Kids ages 3-6 get to build listening and communication skills while they have FUN, learn about other cultures and grow their imaginations. Hear great stories and take home a craft!

Free Tutoring

Pack your brain with math, science, English & social sciences for grades K-12! Our tutors can help! Register online for a spot!

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Lego Lab

Use your imagination to create something great with LEGOs! We bring the LEGOs, you bring the ideas! Sometimes we will have a project to work on together and sometimes you can just let your building and imagination skills go WILD!

Toddler Time

A special storytime designed for ages 1-2. Come join the fun with rhymes, stories, music, movement games and more! Toddler Time is a great way to increase language development and other pre-literacy skills for your busy toddler.

Toddler Time

A special storytime designed for ages 1-2. Come join the fun with rhymes, stories, music, movement games and more! Toddler Time is a great way to increase language development and other pre-literacy skills for your busy toddler.

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Fit & Fun Run Club

Get fit and have fun this fall! Join us for a walk/run in the park. It's great to have a group for accountability and fun. Meet at Indian Spring Park (near the suspension bridge) and we will do a warm-up, followed by 30 minutes of easy interval training and a great cool down! Bring a bottle of water and wear comfy running clothes. Physical literacy is the name of the game--build confidence and strength.

Free Tutoring

Pack your brain with math, science, English & social sciences for grades K-12! Our tutors can help! Register online for a spot!

Preschool Storytime

Kids ages 3-6 get to build listening and communication skills while they have FUN, learn about other cultures and grow their imaginations. Hear great stories and take home a craft!

Inspiration Ink

It's time for a new writing club at the East Waco Library! Discover your hidden creativity every Thursday by writing poems, short stories, plays and more! Inspiration Ink is a club where you can be comfortable being yourself--no judging allowed. Write together or alone and have a place to share (but only if you want)!

Friday, December 15, 2017

Preschool Storytime

Kids ages 3-6 get to build listening and communication skills while they have FUN, learn about other cultures and grow their imaginations. Hear great stories and take home a craft!

Blow Your Own Christmas Ornament

Make an appointment to come by Stanton Studios and participate in our Blow Your Own Christmas ornament events! Choose your colors and designs and create your very own mouth-blown glass ornament! Ornaments are $35 each and take approximately 10 minutes to make. To make an appointment call (800) 619-4882 or email elizabeth@stantonglass.com.

Ready Set Draw!

It's time to exercise your listening skills and imagination at Ready, Set, Draw! Each month, listen to Ms. Kelsie read parts of books and use your imagination to see what she is describing. Then, use our drawing tools to make your vision a reality! Draw what you imagined and share it with the group. Everyone's different ideas are what makes this so much fun!

Future Coders

It's never too early to think about the future! Today's kids are tomorrow's coders, so join us at the library to learn the basics of coding. Using state of the art hardware, software and offline games, we will learn how to talk to computers and get them to help us solve the problems of the future. Have FUN learning problem solving and creative thinking every week!

Saturday, December 16, 2017

Lego Lab at the Library

Use your imagination to create something great with LEGOs! We bring the LEGOs, you bring the ideas! Sometimes we will have a project to work on together and sometimes you can just let your building and imagination skills go WILD!

Lego Lab at the Library

Use your imagination to create something great with LEGOs! We bring the LEGOs, you bring the ideas! Sometimes we will have a project to work on together and sometimes you can just let your building and imagination skills go WILD!

Blow Your Own Christmas Ornament

Make an appointment to come by Stanton Studios and participate in our Blow Your Own Christmas ornament events! Choose your colors and designs and create your very own mouth-blown glass ornament! Ornaments are $35 each and take approximately 10 minutes to make. To make an appointment call (800) 619-4882 or email elizabeth@stantonglass.com.

Monday, December 18, 2017

Romp & Read

A brand new storytime program that has stories, songs, movement and puppets! Children ages 2-4 can build their literacy skills through repetition, rhymes and pictures. Take home a fun craft, too!

Knitting Class

Would you like to learn to knit? Kayla would love to help you! Learn something new at the Library that will last you a lifetime! Beginners are especially welcome! We will have supplies but feel free to bring your own!

Yoga Lunch Break

The Yoga Lunch Break at the Library continues. Join us every Monday for a yoga practice at your favorite place--the Library! Beginners are welcome. Just bring your mat, a towel and a bottle of water.

Spanish For Families

Learn Spanish as a family at this fun, bilingual event. Music, games and activities make learning fun!

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

"Santa's Magic Bells" Puppet Show

Enjoy a special holiday puppet show with Santa and his hyper elf, Ringle Dingle at the Mayborn Museum Complex, presented by Ware House Puppets. Delight in Ringle’s escapades as he is chased by a cast of characters and searches for Santa’s missing magic bells. Following the puppet show, holiday-themed hands-on activities will be available throughout the museum.

Free Tutoring

Pack your brain with math, science, English & social sciences for grades K-12! Our tutors can help! Register online for a spot!

STEAM Team

Join the STEAM team every week to have fun learning about science, technology, engineering, art and math! STEAM is cool for Christmas! Join us to experiment with Christmas themed STEAM.

Preschool Storytime

Kids ages 3-6 get to build listening and communication skills while they have FUN, learn about other cultures and grow their imaginations. Hear great stories and take home a craft!

Sensory Playgroup

Every month, join us for an inclusive time for our friends with special needs. Individual stations are conducive to self-paced learning through painting, Legos, and other sensory activities that will encourage fine motor skills, working towards a goal, and creativity. There will always be books and info to check out and take learning home with you.

The Art Life

Ready to get your art on? Join us every Tuesday for fun, learning and art with Robyn! Beginners are welcome or come to sharpen your skills. All materials are provided, so just bring yourself and your imagination.

Sensory Playgroup

Every month, join us for an inclusive time for our friends with special needs. Individual stations are conducive to self-paced learning through painting, Legos, and other sensory activities that will encourage fine motor skills, working towards a goal, and creativity. There will always be books and info to check out and take learning home with you.

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Game On!

Team up or face off with Nintendo Switch games at this afterschool gaming event. Plus, we'll have tabletop and card games if you want to go unplugged.

Toddler Time

A special storytime designed for ages 1-2. Come join the fun with rhymes, stories, music, movement games and more! Toddler Time is a great way to increase language development and other pre-literacy skills for your busy toddler.

Toddler Time

A special storytime designed for ages 1-2. Come join the fun with rhymes, stories, music, movement games and more! Toddler Time is a great way to increase language development and other pre-literacy skills for your busy toddler.

Thursday, December 21, 2017

Preschool Storytime

Kids ages 3-6 get to build listening and communication skills while they have FUN, learn about other cultures and grow their imaginations. Hear great stories and take home a craft!

Free Tutoring

Pack your brain with math, science, English & social sciences for grades K-12! Our tutors can help! Register online for a spot!

Fit & Fun Run Club

Get fit and have fun this fall! Join us for a walk/run in the park. It's great to have a group for accountability and fun. Meet at Indian Spring Park (near the suspension bridge) and we will do a warm-up, followed by 30 minutes of easy interval training and a great cool down! Bring a bottle of water and wear comfy running clothes. Physical literacy is the name of the game--build confidence and strength.

Anime Club

Watch anime, get creative and talk about it with other people who like anime as much as you do! Learn about Japanese culture through the characters in the books and movies!

Inspiration Ink

It's time for a new writing club at the East Waco Library! Discover your hidden creativity every Thursday by writing poems, short stories, plays and more! Inspiration Ink is a club where you can be comfortable being yourself--no judging allowed. Write together or alone and have a place to share (but only if you want)!

Dance & Play

Get up, move and dance! Have fun and work off your energy with one hour of CRAZY fun at the library. For ages 6-11.

Friday, December 22, 2017

Blow Your Own Christmas Ornament

Make an appointment to come by Stanton Studios and participate in our Blow Your Own Christmas ornament events! Choose your colors and designs and create your very own mouth-blown glass ornament! Ornaments are $35 each and take approximately 10 minutes to make. To make an appointment call (800) 619-4882 or email elizabeth@stantonglass.com.

Saturday, December 23, 2017

Blow Your Own Christmas Ornament

Make an appointment to come by Stanton Studios and participate in our Blow Your Own Christmas ornament events! Choose your colors and designs and create your very own mouth-blown glass ornament! Ornaments are $35 each and take approximately 10 minutes to make. To make an appointment call (800) 619-4882 or email elizabeth@stantonglass.com.