CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Calendar of Events

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Anime Club

Come watch anime, do anime-related crafts, have a snack, and meet other teens with interests you share! For ages 11-15. For more information: Call 745-6018 or visit wacolibrary.org

Sensory Storytime

A storytime for special needs children ages 3-12 For more information: Call 745-6018 or visit wacolibrary.org

Baylor University Theatre Presents: Mary Stuart

Directed by David Jortner Passion and politics, ideology and pragmatism ... Schiller's brilliant 19th century masterpiece comes to life in a stunning new translation by Peter Oswald. Mary, Queen of Scots, must match wits, ideas, political savvy, and religious convictions with her sister, Elizabeth I. As allies become traitors and the powerless reach for power, Mary must use all of her talents in order to save her own life, while Elizabeth learns the true cost of sovereignty.

Happy Valentine’s Day Storytime

Stories, songs, crafts and snacks for children ages 3-6. For more information: Call 750-5941 or visit wacolibrary.org

Friday, February 12, 2016

Baylor University Theatre Presents: Mary Stuart

Directed by David Jortner Passion and politics, ideology and pragmatism ... Schiller's brilliant 19th century masterpiece comes to life in a stunning new translation by Peter Oswald. Mary, Queen of Scots, must match wits, ideas, political savvy, and religious convictions with her sister, Elizabeth I. As allies become traitors and the powerless reach for power, Mary must use all of her talents in order to save her own life, while Elizabeth learns the true cost of sovereignty. Call Baylor Theatre box office for tickets: (254) 710-1865

Happy Valentine’s Day Storytime

Stories, songs, crafts and snacks for children ages 3-6. For more information: Call 750-8621 or visit wacolibrary.org

Saturday, February 13, 2016

Baylor University Theatre Presents: Mary Stuart

Directed by David Jortner Passion and politics, ideology and pragmatism ... Schiller's brilliant 19th century masterpiece comes to life in a stunning new translation by Peter Oswald. Mary, Queen of Scots, must match wits, ideas, political savvy, and religious convictions with her sister, Elizabeth I. As allies become traitors and the powerless reach for power, Mary must use all of her talents in order to save her own life, while Elizabeth learns the true cost of sovereignty. Call Baylor Theatre box office for tickets: (254) 710-1865

Family Expo

Community Wide Event - FREE ADMISSION! Featuring 70 vendors: shopping, health fair, job fair, kids area with bounce house; classic car show, 3 fashion shows. Direct Auto $100 Cash Giveaway Every Hour; free lunch buffet and more. Live Radio Remotes with Power 108 and LaLey 104.1, Sub-Rock Entertainment DJs and local performances too. Costumed Characters for kids photos. Caritas Food Drive: bring 2 cans receive 1 Raffle Ticket.

Lover's Paradise

Featuring two stars of multiple Tyler Perry Plays and Finalists of America's Got Talent, THE CRAIG LEWIS BAND!

Cat Show

Cat Show with over 30 different breeds! Family Fun. Rows and rows of show cats for viewing Seating to watch continuous judging Unique cat items for sale Rescue kittens/cats adoption available July 25 and 26

Dallas Summer Musical:"Bridges of Madison County"

Dallas Summer Musicals brings Bridges of Madison County to the stage in February. McLennan instructors Lori Wiseheart and Gary Fultz will host this fun outing to the theatre. Price includes round trip transportation, brunch-lunch at the Dallas Music Hall, and a ticket to the performance. For more information about the production visit www.dallassummermusicals.org. Registration fee is $99. There will be no refunds for cancellations after the registration deadline of January 11th. For more information call 254-299-8888 or visit www.mccandyou.com.

Baylor University Theatre Presents: Mary Stuart

Directed by David Jortner Passion and politics, ideology and pragmatism ... Schiller's brilliant 19th century masterpiece comes to life in a stunning new translation by Peter Oswald. Mary, Queen of Scots, must match wits, ideas, political savvy, and religious convictions with her sister, Elizabeth I. As allies become traitors and the powerless reach for power, Mary must use all of her talents in order to save her own life, while Elizabeth learns the true cost of sovereignty. Call Baylor Theatre box office for tickets: (254) 710-1865

Sunday, February 14, 2016

Baylor University Theatre Presents: Mary Stuart

Directed by David Jortner Passion and politics, ideology and pragmatism ... Schiller's brilliant 19th century masterpiece comes to life in a stunning new translation by Peter Oswald. Mary, Queen of Scots, must match wits, ideas, political savvy, and religious convictions with her sister, Elizabeth I. As allies become traitors and the powerless reach for power, Mary must use all of her talents in order to save her own life, while Elizabeth learns the true cost of sovereignty. Call Baylor Theatre box office for tickets: (254) 710-1865

Monday, February 15, 2016

Brown Bag Lunch with Genealogy

Are you looking for information about your ancestors’ military records? Fold3 could be your answer. A guided search with Genealogy’s Bill Buckner can show you what value and information can be found in different military documents. For more information: Call 750-5945 or visit wacolibrary.org

Your Family Scrapbook Workshop

Session 3: Put the finishing touches on your scrapbook! Finish your family tree, check for more info, make your cover and bind your book. Registration is required. For more information: Call 750-5945 or visit wacolibrary.org

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Advanced Meteorology

The weather forecast you see on your television or smartphone is only a small part of meteorology. There is a lot of math and science that goes into it. This class teaches the different types of computer models and how they work, how global weather patterns like El Nino come into play, and what is being done to advance the field of meteorology. With Conley Isom, KXXV TV First Alert 25 meteorologist, you will also explore the social science of weather – understanding why one person seeks shelter from a storm while another does not. We will also talk in depth on climate change, using data and discussing the impact on business. Registration fee is $31. For more information call 254-299-8888 or visit www.mccandyou.com

FREE Tutoring

Tutoring for grades K–8 is offered at the library. Bring your homework for a little extra help! For more information: Call 750-5941 or visit wacolibrary.org

Baby Time

This program is aimed for babies 0-12 months with rhymes, songs and short stories. This is the first of 6 programs that will be repeated throughout the year. Registration is required. For more information: Call 745-6018 or visit wacolibrary.org

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

FREE Tutoring

Tutoring for grades K–8 is offered at the library. Bring your homework for a little extra help! For more information: Call 750-5941 or visit wacolibrary.org

African Folktales

Stories, songs, crafts and snacks for children ages 3-6. For more information: Call 745-6018 or visit wacolibrary.org

Gone Graphic Reading Club

Enjoy a favorite Manga, Graphic Novel, or Comic book. Catch a super hero movie, test your knowledge on trivia, or learn about new graphic novels at the library. Be in on the ground floor for a new club for adults! For more information: Call 750-5941 or visit wacolibrary.org

Toddler Time

A storytime geared for the interests and attention span of 1-2 year olds is held weekly to increase language development and pre-literacy skills. For more information: Call 750-5941 or visit wacolibrary.org

Toddler Time

A storytime geared for the interests and attention span of 1-2 year olds is held weekly to increase language development and pre-literacy skills. For more information: Call 750-5941 or visit wacolibrary.org

Thursday, February 18, 2016

Kids’ Computer Class

A computer class for kids in 3rd-5th grades to learn about different computer-related topics. This month’s topic: Internet Search Skills For more information: Call 745-6018 or visit wacolibrary.org

African Folktales

Stories, songs, crafts and snacks for children ages 3-6. For more information: Call 745-6018 or visit wacolibrary.org

Feb 18th Knit @ Nite

Come join us for knitting, crocheting, socialization and a short demo. Bring your project to work on. All welcome.

Friday, February 19, 2016

LOL Comedy Nights @ Cozys

Laugh Out Loud with Comedian Edwin Douglas (Clean/Mature)

African Folktales

Stories, songs, crafts and snacks for children ages 3-6. For more information: Call 745-6018 or visit wacolibrary.org

Saturday, February 20, 2016

LEGO Lab

Join us for a LEGO adventure! Here's a chance to get connected with other LEGO-heads and build great things at the library. For more information: Call 750-5941 or visit wacolibrary.org

Overnight Gaming Lock-In

Join us for our monthly overnight gaming lock-in. You can play Xbox Ones, PS4s, WiiUs, 360s, PCs, pool, and air hockey all night long! The price is $25 and includes free pizza. For more info give us a call at 254-759-8884.

Minecraft Club

Come and build and mine the library realm – Land of the Dragonborn. Bring your own computer or use one of ours. For ages 11-15. For more information: Call 750-5941 or visit wacolibrary.org

Sunday, February 21, 2016

Block Party

You’re invited to the Block Party. Create using big blocks and manipulatives. For ages 1-4. For more information: Call 750-5941 or visit wacolibrary.org

Monday, February 22, 2016

Safety & Awareness for Seniors

This session will familiarize senior adults 50 and older with their surroundings through a common-sense approch to security at home and in public. The discussion will include everyday activities such as sending and receiving mail, receiving invited and uninvited guests at the door, lighting inside and outside the home, Internet safety, self-protection, roadside assistance and awareness of the latest scams. This class will be conducted by Frank Walker, CEO of All For One Investigations and Security, retired military and former Air Force One security consultant. Registration fee is $11. For more information call 254-299-8888 or visit www.mccandyou.com

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Baby Time

This program is aimed for babies 0-12 months with rhymes, songs and short stories. This is the first of 6 programs that will be repeated throughout the year. Registration is required. For more information: Call 745-6018 or visit wacolibrary.org

FREE Tutoring

Tutoring for grades K–8 is offered at the library. Bring your homework for a little extra help! For more information: Call 750-5941 or visit wacolibrary.org

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

FREE Tutoring

Tutoring for grades K–8 is offered at the library. Bring your homework for a little extra help! For more information: Call 750-5941 or visit wacolibrary.org

Dental Health

Stories, songs, crafts and snacks for children ages 3-6. For more information: Call 745-6018 or visit wacolibrary.org

Thursday, February 25, 2016

Dental Health

Stories, songs, crafts and snacks for children ages 3-6. For more information: Call 750-5941 or visit wacolibrary.org

Feb 25th Waco Knitters & Crocheters Meetup

Knitters, Crocheters, all fiber artisans are welcome to join us for a Knitting & Crochet meetup.

Friday, February 26, 2016

Dental Health

Stories, songs, crafts and snacks for children ages 3-6. For more information: Call 750-8621 or visit wacolibrary.org

Saturday, February 27, 2016

HOT Chili Fest

Chili Tasting begins at noon. Other events include Kids Area, Live Music, Margarita Contest, Vendors and a Poker Run. Chili Teams are welcome. Visit HOTChiliFest.com to sign up. All proceeds go to the Heart O' Texas Fair & Rodeo Scholarship Fund.

Monday, February 29, 2016

Basic Workplace Computer Skills

Learn the computer skills you need for the job you want! Offered by McLennan Continuing Education in partnership with HOT Goodwill Industries, this course will provide you with fundamental office computer skills. Topics include: printing, creating and managing files and folders, understanding and navigating the Internet, and sending effective emails. You'll also get an overview of the most common programs in the workforce - Word, PowerPoint and Excel - as well as learn program integration, simple database management and transferring data. The instructor will help you put these skills to work by creating a resume. Whether you're a job seeker or seeking advancement in your current job, this computer course is for you! All class materials and a flash drive with course exercises will be provided. Registration fee is $10. For more information call 254-299-8888 or visit www.mccandyou.com.

Word 2010 Overview

MCC Continuing Education, in partnership with Heart of Texas Goodwill Industries, offers Microsoft Office courses to help you improve your computer skills. Learn the fundamentals of Word 2010, including formatting and editing text and pictures, clipart, tables, SmartArt graphics, using Mail Merge, and much more! Classes are held at Heart of Texas Goodwill Industries at 1700 S. New Road in Waco. Prerequisite: basic computer skills such as using the mouse, selecting/highlighting text, and opening and closing files and folders using MS Windows 7. Course fee includes all class materials and a flash drive with all course exercises. Registration fee is $10. For more information call 254-299-8888 or visit www.mccandyou.com

Friday, March 04, 2016

Battle of the Banners hosted by Lansharx Gaming Center

It's a weekend of gaming tournaments! League of Legends 5v5, Black Ops III, Smash 4, CS:GO, Mortal Kombat, Hearthstone, and Street Fighter V. For more info give us a call at 254-759-8884

Tuesday, March 08, 2016

March 8th Waco Knitters & Crocheters meetup

Waco Knitters & Crocheters and other fiber artisans will have a meetup. All skill levels and all ages welcome. Free.