CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Calendar of Events

Wednesday, July 1, 2020

Teen Crafter-noon! @ the Library: Galaxy Jars

Galaxy jars are the new lava lamps! We'll have everything you need to make your own spacey jar. Watch your galaxy jar all summer long to relax with something awesome-looking.

Reading with Angel Paws' Reading Buddies @ the Library

Here's your chance to read with Angel Paws' Reading Buddies! Dogs are great listeners, so bring your favorite book and share it with your new furry friend. Space is limited, so register by phone at 254-750-5942.

Movie Under the Stars @ the Library: Spies in Disguise

Everyone is invited for an al fresco experience! Bring a blanket to make yourself comfortable while we watch Spies in Disguise (PG). We'll have popcorn ready! We'll get started as the sun goes down and enjoy the movie under the stars!

Thursday, July 2, 2020

Family Night @ the Library: Book Carnival

Q: What's the fastest ride at the carnival? A: The carousel--it has the most horse power! We'll use people power to join in the fun for a book walk. You'll have the chance to win amazing books, play fun games and meet some new friends.

Summer Science Club @ the Library

With science experiments and STEAM challenges, we'll learn about the science all around us! We'll have everything you need to be a scientist this summer and beyond.

Monday, July 6, 2020

Beneficial Blogs to Further the Family Tree, a Brown bag program @ the Library

Tap into blogs as yet another valuable family history resource! Get some of the most up-to-date information about the topics you're seeking--DNA, search techniques and more. Twenty genealogy blogs will be highlighted with a brief overview, plus you'll get tips on how to get the most out of the blogs that interest you most. This program is co-sponsored by the Central Texas Genealogical Society.

Chapter Book Chat @ the Library: The Wishing Spell

Every Monday in July, catch up with the Chapter Book Chat! Sign up now and join us every week to discuss, make new friends and have fun. The book for July is Land of Stories: The Wishing Spell by Chris Colfer. Alex and Connor journey to a magical land of stories where they learn that "happily ever after" wasn't the end of many of their favorite stories! The Evil Queen might give them some trouble, but they will work hard to find their way back home. Chapter Book Chat is for kids in grades 3-6. Once you have registered, grab a copy of the book at the West Waco Library.

Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Summer Reading Club @ the Library Presents: Wild Things Zoofari

Real-life animal fun and learning is coming to the library. Get up close and personal with our furry, feathered and scaly friends and learn how we can be better friends to these creatures and the environment. Performances begin on time, so for the best experience, we recommend that you do too! Arrive a few minutes early to get settled before the fun gets started.

Reading with Angel Paws' Reading Buddies @ the Library

Here's your chance to read with Angel Paws' Reading Buddies! Dogs are great listeners, so bring your favorite book and share it with your new furry friend. Space is limited, so register by phone at 254-750-5942.

Teens with STEAM @ the Library: Forensics

Solve a murder mystery using science! Analyze blood splatter, lift prints and focus on forensics. Explore true crimes and talk about how to solve them.

Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Reading with Angel Paws' Reading Buddies @ the Library

Here's your chance to read with Angel Paws' Reading Buddies! Dogs are great listeners, so bring your favorite book and share it with your new furry friend. Space is limited, so register by phone at 254-750-5942.

Summer Reading Club @ the Library Presents: Wild Things Zoofari

Real-life animal fun and learning is coming to the library. Get up close and personal with our furry, feathered and scaly friends and learn how we can be better friends to these creatures and the environment. Performances begin on time, so for the best experience, we recommend that you do too! Arrive a few minutes early to get settled before the fun gets started.

Thursday, July 9, 2020

Summer Reading Club @ the Library Presents: Wild Things Zoofari

Real-life animal fun and learning is coming to the library. Get up close and personal with our furry, feathered and scaly friends and learn how we can be better friends to these creatures and the environment. Performances begin on time, so for the best experience, we recommend that you do too! Arrive a few minutes early to get settled before the fun gets started.

Family Night @ the Library: Pajama Party & Stuffed Animal Sleepover

Q: Do stuffed animals snore? A: Only when they're asleep! We'll learn all about what they get up to when no one's looking. Put on your PJ's, bring your favorite stuffed friend and join us for a fun party. Then, leave your stuffed animal at the library, where they'll go wild! Pick them up the next day and get a special group picture of the overnight guests.

Summer Science Club @ the Library

With science experiments and STEAM challenges, we'll learn about the science all around us! We'll have everything you need to be a scientist this summer and beyond.

Friday, July 10, 2020

Movie Munchies! @ the Library: Maze Runner

What's better than a classic movie? A movie and a snack! We're going to watch Maze Runner and making Rice Krispie mazes for a truly immersive experience!

Summer Reading Club @ the Library Presents: Wild Things Zoofari

Real-life animal fun and learning is coming to the library. Get up close and personal with our furry, feathered and scaly friends and learn how we can be better friends to these creatures and the environment. Performances begin on time, so for the best experience, we recommend that you do too! Arrive a few minutes early to get settled before the fun gets started.

Saturday, July 11, 2020

Crafty Adults @ the Library: Cactus Rock Graden

You don't even need a green thumb to make an amazing cactus rock garden! We'll have everything you need to paint your cactus and a pot to hold it. We are offering two sessions of this popular program, so register online to save your spot.

Mickey Mouse Party @ the Library

M-I-C-K-E-Y…why? Because it's time to party! Read Mickey books, play a Mickey-themed scavenger hunt and other games. You can also make your own mouse ears to show you're a major fan!

Journaling For Kids @ the Library

Learn the hows, whats and whys of journaling. Bring your journal and we'll show you how to use it to keep yourself organized and express your feelings. We'll have everything you need to make your journal look awesome and you can be a creative as you want!

Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Books & Brews: Wild Game

Our traveling book club will visit Lighthouse Coffee & Wine (624 Washington Ave) to discuss Wild Game by Adrienne Brodeur. This memoir covers a mother-daughter relationship that blurs the line between parenting, confidante and co-conspirator. Brodeur explores how the people closest to us have the opportunity to hurt us the most and her resilience to break that cycle.

Reading with Angel Paws' Reading Buddies @ the Library

Here's your chance to read with Angel Paws' Reading Buddies! Dogs are great listeners, so bring your favorite book and share it with your new furry friend. Space is limited, so register by phone at 254-750-5942.

Summer Reading Club @ the Library Presents: Golden Ticket Performances

We're getting a visit from golden retriever Gryffindor and his human Tracy! You'll be amazed by cool dog tricks and learn what it's like to have and train a dog as cool as Gryffindor. Performances begin on time, so for the best experience, we recommend that you do too! Arrive a few minutes early to get settled before the fun gets started.

Teens with STEAM @ the Library: Bread & Butter

The best thing sinced sliced bread? Making your own. We've got everything you need to make your own bread dough and butter. Take it home to bake it and you'll be a homemade hero.

Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Summer Reading Club @ the Library Presents: Golden Ticket Performances

We're getting a visit from golden retriever Gryffindor and his human Tracy! You'll be amazed by cool dog tricks and learn what it's like to have and train a dog as cool as Gryffindor. Performances begin on time, so for the best experience, we recommend that you do too! Arrive a few minutes early to get settled before the fun gets started.

Reading with Angel Paws' Reading Buddies @ the Library

Here's your chance to read with Angel Paws' Reading Buddies! Dogs are great listeners, so bring your favorite book and share it with your new furry friend. Space is limited, so register by phone at 254-750-5942.

Lunch with the Masters

Master Gardeners Jan Serface & Polly Woodard, The many uses of Herbs These two experienced gardeners will share their passion for herbs with participants and give lots of info about plant choices, culinary and medicinal uses and much more. Bring your lunch and your questions. Join the McLennan County Master Gardeners at The Pavilion at the Carleen Bright Arboretum in Woodway. For more info, 254-399-9204, FREE

Teen Crafter-noon! @ the Library: Yarn Catch All Dish

Use yarn and a balloon to make a multi-functional dish! You can keep up with all your tiny treasures when you have the right kind of container. You don't have to have rhythm for this kind of wrapping, so everyone is a winner.

Crafting with Graphic Novels @ the Library

Make coasters and bookmarks out of graphic novels! Your drinks and books have never looked so nerdy. We will have everything you need to make them amazing and unique.

Thursday, July 16, 2020

Family Night @ the Library: Happy Birthday to You!

Q: What does every birthday party end with? A: The letter Y! You'll wish this birthday party never ends because we'll celebrate everyone. All kids are special, so we're going to celebrate with a cupcake craft and birthday books.

Summer Science Club @ the Library

With science experiments and STEAM challenges, we'll learn about the science all around us! We'll have everything you need to be a scientist this summer and beyond.

Summer Reading Club @ the Library Presents: Golden Ticket Performances

We're getting a visit from golden retriever Gryffindor and his human Tracy! You'll be amazed by cool dog tricks and learn what it's like to have and train a dog as cool as Gryffindor. Performances begin on time, so for the best experience, we recommend that you do too! Arrive a few minutes early to get settled before the fun gets started.

Friday, July 17, 2020

Teens Across the World! @ the Library: Rwanda

Travel the world without leaving the library! We'll learn about pop culture, school, games and food of different cultures every week. This week: Rwanda. We'll explore music, TV and snacks. The world is big, so we'll bring it to you.

Summer Reading Club @ the Library Presents: Golden Ticket Performances

We're getting a visit from golden retriever Gryffindor and his human Tracy! You'll be amazed by cool dog tricks and learn what it's like to have and train a dog as cool as Gryffindor. Performances begin on time, so for the best experience, we recommend that you do too! Arrive a few minutes early to get settled before the fun gets started.

Tuesday, July 21, 2020

Summer Reading Club @ the Library Presents: Gusto the Great! Magician

Gusto the Great puts on a fantastic magic show that's amazing, funny and fun for the whole family! Join us to be amazed and amused! Performances begin on time, so for the best experience, we recommend that you do too! Arrive a few minutes early to get settled before the fun gets started.

Summer Reading Club @ the Library Presents: Gusto the Great! Magician

Gusto the Great puts on a fantastic magic show that's amazing, funny and fun for the whole family! Join us to be amazed and amused! Performances begin on time, so for the best experience, we recommend that you do too! Arrive a few minutes early to get settled before the fun gets started.

Teens with STEAM @ the Library: Sharpie Dye

Use Sharpie markers and rubbing alcohol to decorate baseball hats. Learn about color mixing and solubility to make your design as amazing as you!

Wednesday, July 22, 2020

Summer Reading Club @ the Library Presents: Gusto the Great! Magician

Gusto the Great puts on a fantastic magic show that's amazing, funny and fun for the whole family! Join us to be amazed and amused! Performances begin on time, so for the best experience, we recommend that you do too! Arrive a few minutes early to get settled before the fun gets started.

Thursday, July 23, 2020

Summer Science Club @ the Library

With science experiments and STEAM challenges, we'll learn about the science all around us! We'll have everything you need to be a scientist this summer and beyond.

Summer Reading Club @ the Library Presents: Gusto the Great! Magician

Gusto the Great puts on a fantastic magic show that's amazing, funny and fun for the whole family! Join us to be amazed and amused! Performances begin on time, so for the best experience, we recommend that you do too! Arrive a few minutes early to get settled before the fun gets started.

Family Night @ the Library: YouthTalent Show

Q: Why did the girl climb a ladder before she sang? A: She wanted to reach the high notes! Whether your talent is singing, telling jokes or anything else, we want to see it! You'll have 5 minutes to share your talent with our adoring audience at this awesome talent show for kids. We'll have a microphone, but bring anything else you need to let your talent shine.

Friday, July 24, 2020

Movie Munchies! @ the Library: Buffy the Vampire Slayer

What's better than a classic movie? A movie and a snack! We're going to watch Buffy the Vampire Slayer and making chocolate and caramel stakes for a truly immersive experience!

Summer Reading Club @ the Library Presents: Gusto the Great! Magician

Gusto the Great puts on a fantastic magic show that's amazing, funny and fun for the whole family! Join us to be amazed and amused! Performances begin on time, so for the best experience, we recommend that you do too! Arrive a few minutes early to get settled before the fun gets started.

Saturday, July 25, 2020

Back to the Nineties @ the Library: The Addams Family

We're taking it way back--to the 90s! The supernatural comedy, The Addams Family (PG) is based on the classic TV series and features a bizarre aristocratic family played by a star-studded cast. A family mystery surrounded by trademark Addams slapstick gags is fun for everyone.