Calendar of Events

Saturday, July 27, 2019

Open Registration

Open Registration for ages 4-12 for FlagFootball, Tackle Football & Cheerleading

Monday, July 29, 2019

Waco Friends of Peace/Climate July Business Meeting and Documentary

The Waco Friends of Peace/Climate will screen the documentary "The End of Meat," Monday, July 29, 6pm, at Poppa Rollos Pizza in Waco. The film explains the value of a plant-based diet in combating climate change, improving health, and relieving animal suffering of commercial meat production. The new technology of laboratory grown meat is also examined. Free film and pasta/salad buffet. Everyone welcome. contact:

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.

Operating CEP

Operating CEP

Friday, August 2, 2019

Sensory Sensitive First Friday

Join us for First Friday! The Museum will be open late until 7:30 PM and we are offering FREE admission beginning at 5:30 PM. In addition to regular access to the Museum, local organizations that serve special needs individuals will be on-site hosting informational tables. The Museum will be extra-accessible during this time and the following accommodations will be available: - Sunglasses and earplugs/headphones available upon request - Quiet Areas - Hands-on and engaging activities stationed throughout the Museum This event is presented in collaboration with the Occupational Therapy Assistant Program at McLennan Community College. (254) 757-1025 or

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

Root Beer Float Day

Beat the heat by coming out to Frosty’s Soda Shop for half-off all root beer floats for Root Beet Float Day! Admission is not required for entrance into the soda fountain.

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.

Thursday, August 8, 2019

Grains & Growers: a Farmers Market Friend-raiser

Mark your calendars for our August 8th Friend-raiser with Balcones Distillery! Each attendee will receive a complimentary drink ticket (to be used for a Balcones cocktail – or Luna Juice mock-tail), as well as be able to sample local eats from several of our vendors and learn more about the programming we offer at Market. Attendees must be 21+

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

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.

Pop-Up Saturday -- Back to School

Take a break from back-to-school shopping and try your hand at back-to-school making! Stop into the Dr Pepper Museum to make your very own upcycled pencil case using empty soda boxes. This event is free with general admission and will be held on the first floor of the AMBC Building.

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.

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.

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!

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

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Watercolor the Art

Guest artist , Ann Winchester, known for creating a beautiful atmospheric quality in the background and capturing the subject’s unique personality will demonstrate how she paints a portrait. Contact 254 471 5955

Thursday, August 15, 2019

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.

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.

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!

Saturday, August 17, 2019

Meet the Scientist: Baylor Stream Team

Become a Citizen Scientist for the day! Join scientists from the Center for Reservoir and Aquatic Systems Research (CRASR) at Baylor University in our historic village to measure the water quality of the Brazos River and discuss what the results mean. The data we collect will be entered into a global database celebrating EarthEcho Water Challenge. Check it out here:

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.

Teacher Celebration Breakfast

At Office Depot we love Teachers and want to show you how special you are with an all about-you-event! We will have exclusive offers with your Teacher ID, free breakfast and more!