CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Calendar of Events

Saturday, August 18, 2018

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!

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.

Sunday, August 19, 2018

Waco Got Soles

Back to school Sneaker, apparel & car show Hosted by Pirscription // DJ Texas T in the mix Live performances

Waco Got Soles

Back to school Sneaker, apparel & car show Hosted by Pirscription // DJ Texas T in the mix Live performances

Monday, August 20, 2018

Yoga Lunch Break

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.

Romp & Read

Kids ages 2-4 have so much fun with stories, songs, movement and puppets! Build literacy skills through repetition, rhymes and pictures. Take home a fun craft, too!

Walking Tales : Stories Bringing History to Life, a Brown Bag program

Join us for a preview of the 6th Annual Walking Tales at the Oakwood Cemetery. Figures from the past will be brought to life with monologues, costumes and stories. The program, hosted by the Heart of Texas Storytelling Guild, is a great way to learn about local and state history. This program is co-sponsored by the Central Texas Genealogical Society.

Kids Minecraft Club

If you love Minecraft, this is a weekly chance to join us and explore the Library's realm. Space is limited, so save your spot!

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

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!

Thursday, August 23, 2018

Book Hedgehogs

Old books might be headed for the trash, but we'll help you turn them into adorable hedgehogs! We'll have everything you need to make a hedgehog from the pages of an old book. Get some glue and some googly eyes and we'll help you make something great! One man's trash is another teen's treasure.

Friday, August 24, 2018

Game Time

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

Saturday, August 25, 2018

Margarita & Salsa Festival

Make plans now to attend the biggest, coolest, hottest party of the summer – the 23rd Annual Margarita & Salsa Festival happening on Saturday, August 25, 2018, at the Extraco Events Center in Waco. All proceeds benefit the Scholarship Program at the Heart O’ Texas Fair & Rodeo. So if you dig margaritas and great country music (who doesn't, right?), then mark your calendar. For more information, visit our website or call 254-776-1660.

Kid's 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!

Kids Roblox Club

Do you know Roblox? If you love this online game, join us work on creativity and problem solving by creating games for others. Space is limited, so be sure to register online to save your spot.

Monday, August 27, 2018

Romp & Read

Kids ages 2-4 have so much fun with stories, songs, movement and puppets! Build literacy skills through repetition, rhymes and pictures. Take home a fun craft, too!

Kids Minecraft Club

If you love Minecraft, this is a weekly chance to join us and explore the Library's realm. Space is limited, so save your spot!

Yoga Lunch Break

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, August 28, 2018

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!

Fall Lecture

Retired lawman and award-winning author Bob Alexander is the speaker for this year's fall lecture. Free and open to the public!

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

2nd Annual Climate Change Art Exhibit, hosted by the Waco Friends of Peace/Climate

The art exhibit is designed to inform visitors about the global emergency of anthropogenic climate change. The art will address climate change impacts, strategies for mitigation, and methods of adaptation. For artists, there is NO fee to enter the show. Four cash prizes will be awarded, up to $1000. For instructions to artists and an entry form, email: anorthc@aol.com. For visitors to the exhibit, NO entrance fee is charged. The artists may also offer the pieces for sale. The artist reception, with awards, music, food, and science will take place September 15, 6pm-8pm.

2nd Annual Climate Change Art Exhibit, hosted by the Waco Friends of Peace/Climate

The art show is themed around anthropogenic climate change. For artists, please address the impacts of climate change, the emotional effects, the dangers, the science, the graphs and data, opportunities, solutions, and others. We prefer submission of an entry form by August 15, but will accept pieces on the day of delivery, August 25, as space permits. We accept all media of wall art and also have space for a few sculptures. The judging will be of 1st, 2nd, and 3rd places, with cash prize up to $1000. We also have a People's Choice Prize, with voting by the public. Questions: Director Alan Northcutt, MD at anorthc@aol.com

2nd Annual Climate Change Art Exhibit, hosted by the Waco Friends of Peace/Climate

The art exhibit will emphasize climate science, the impacts of anthropogenic climate change, solutions to mitigate climate change, and adaptation strategies. We welcome all artists to submit hanging art of all media. We also have room for several sculpture pieces. There is no entry fee for artists, and 4 cash prizes will be offered, up to $1000. For artist entry form or questions email: anorthc@aol.com Admission for visitors is also free.

Friday, August 31, 2018

Game Time

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

Exhibit Opens - Parlor: A Room By Many Names

What do you know about the parlors in historic homes? Have you ever wondered about the origin of modern living rooms? Do you know where the word "parlor" came from? Come experience the history of the parlor with our latest exhibit to discover answers to these questions and more! 

Sunday, September 2, 2018

FREE Legends for Youth Clinic presented by the Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association

You are invited to participate in the FREE Legends for Youth Clinic presented by the Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association! Who: Former Major League Baseball players will teach the fundamentals of the game and life skills. Waco's own Donald Harris www.donaldharrisbaseballfoundation.com will be in attendance. About Legends for Youth Clinic Series: The Legends for Youth Clinic Series is a charitable program running more than 180 free events each year worldwide. Its mission is to promote the game of baseball to youth using positive sports images and personalities. Please make a contribution to the LFY Program or the Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association (MLBPAA). Thanks for your support!

Sunday, September 9, 2018

All Aboard for Fall

September Family Fun Day Destination: FALL! Bring children and children at heart for activities and treats focusing on all things trains and fall ($10 per family). Call (254) 753-5166 with questions.

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Watercolor Portraits by Jenny Granberry

Artist Jenny Granberry will share painting techniques developed over a lifetime and demonstrate her use of Golden QoR products. 2544715955