Calendar of Events

Thursday, August 1, 2019


Develop painting skills every month with us. We'll do a different kind of painting every month and you'll be able to take your art home with you. Space is limited, so register online to save your spot. This program is geared towards ages 11-17.

Friday, August 2, 2019

National Coloring Book Day

Let's celebrate National Coloring Book Day! Coloring is fun, whether you're a kid or a kid at heart. We've got crayons, markers, colored pencils and TONS of coloring pages. Stay for a little or stay for a while. Sit back, relax and enjoy the meditative moment!

Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Back to School with Angel Paws' Reading Buddies!

Back to School with Angel Paws' Reading Buddies! Angel Paws Reading Buddies are back to kick off the school year right! Pick your favorite book and practice reading to a new furry friend. Call 254-750-5942 to register since space (and dogs) are limited.

Friday, August 9, 2019

Teen After Hours: Extreme Hide and Seek

It's time for an after hours hangout with loads of hide and seek action. We'll have snacks and movies and it will be so much fun. Remember you have to be at least 13 to attend this after-hours event.

Saturday, August 10, 2019

Crafty Adults: Mini Pallet Coasters

Walk away with a rustic chic home accessory! Make a set of coasters that look like miniature pallets. We'll have craft sticks and washi tape to make your coasters super cute, too! Learn some basic crafting techniques and make something awesome.

Books & Brews: Graffiti Palace

Our traveling book club will visit the Clay Pot (416 Franklin Ave.) to discuss Graffiti Palace by A.G. Lombardo. Embarking on an exhilarating, dangerous, and at times paranormal journey, graffiti aficianado Americo Monk's trek is diverted during the Watts Riots by Chinese gangsters, graffiti bombers, witches, the Nation of Islam leader Elijah Muhammad, and others.

Monday, August 12, 2019

Mail Call! : Letters, Post Offices, Newspaper Notifications, and More, a Brown Bag Program

Join us for a fast, casual dip into amazing genealogy resources. Explore Postal Service records--even from towns that no longer exist! Discover letter repositories that might have family correspondence with clues about your heritage. This program is co-sponsored by the Central Texas Genealogical Society.

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Books & Brews: Our Lady of the Prairie

Join our traveling book club for adults! This month, we'll be meeting at Pinewood Public House (2223 Austin Ave.) and talking Our Lady of the Prairie by Thisbe Nissen. A sharp and bitingly funny novel about a professor whose calm-ish mid-western life gives way to a vortex of crises—and her attempts to salvage the pieces without going to pieces herself.

Make and Take Morning

Making things is fun for the whole family. We'll have everything you need to make crazy creatures--dragons, dinos, frogs and more! Stay for a little or stay for a while and you'll walk away with a family of DIY creatures

Magic Mania

Magic tricks are more than meets the eye! Watch magic tricks and learn the secrets, so you can amaze your friends and family. We'll make a magic beanstalk that actually grows!

Thursday, August 15, 2019

Back to School Bash

School starts soon, so it's time for one last party! Join us for sno cones and games. Decorate our sidewalks with chalk and tie-dye a T-shirt. Youth size M shirts will be provided, but you can bring your own for a different size. This will be so much fun for the whole family!

Make & Take: Stress Balls

Back to school might come with a little stress. The library is the perfect place to make your own stress balls. We have everything you need for the whole family to make a stress ball using a balloon for a hands-on activity that's as fun as slime, but not as messy. Stay for a little or stay for a while and you'll walk out with a cool way to beat the stress.

Waco Gets Healthy: Diabetes

Our friends from Texas A&M Agrilife Extension will be joining us to provide a five week course about diabetes. The course is designed for people with type 2 diabetes. It covers topics such as the relationship between diabetes and health, how to manage diabtetes with self-care and where to find helpful resources.

Saturday, August 17, 2019

Yoga for Kids

Yoga can be good for the body and the mind--even for our youngest library visitors! Find out how you can use your body to be a tree, a cat, an airplane and more! Join us for stretching and movement to get stronger and have fun!

First Feature Flicks

Jump to the front of the line for some of our hottest movie titles when you watch them with us. We'll have the popcorn ready! This month: Alita: Battle Angel.