CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Calendar of Events

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Baby Time

Sometimes lap time is the best time! Rhymes, songs, movement and more will get you and your baby playing together. Learn baby sign language to build early communication skills, too! A lifetime of library love starts as early as possible.

Preschool Storytime

Develop early literacy skills through talking, reading, writing, singing and playing…simple activities that you and your child will love! Kids ages 3-6 are working on the skills they need before they read on their own, and we can help them get there!

Adulting 101: Time Management

Adulting 101 is just for teens! Learn time management, household skills and how to take care of yourself before you are on your own. We'll have discussion, time to set goals and tips to take with you. The road to adulthood is a little bumpy--we'll make it easier!

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!

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Gentle Chair Exercises for Adults

We are welcoming our friends from Texas A&M Agrilife for this 8 week program that helps you bring the gym home, regardless of your mobility. Gentle chair-based exercises are a great way to fit more physical activity into your daily life. No athletic ability necessary--just come as you are!

Preschool Storytime

Develop early literacy skills through talking, reading, writing, singing and playing…simple activities that you and your child will love!

Toddler Time

Kids ages 1-2 can join the fun with rhymes, stories, music, movement games and more!  Toddler Time is a great way to increase language development and other pre-literacy skills for your busy toddler.

Homework Lab

Homework flies by when you work together! Have an after-school snack and bring your work. We'll have laptops if you need them and a comfy space to work.

Thursday, January 17, 2019

Thursday Crafternoon

Crafting for teens is more fun with friends! We'll have everything you need to make something cool and hang out for a while. Learn a new crafting skill every week with us.

Family Storytime

When you come to the library as a family, everyone wins. Join us in the evening when the work day and school day end. We'll have stories, songs and visits from our favorite puppets! Be sure to check out some books to take the library home with you.

Preschool Storytime

Develop early literacy skills through talking, reading, writing, singing and playing…simple activities that you and your child will love! Kids ages 3-6 are working on the skills they need before they read on their own, and we can help them get there!

Friday, January 18, 2019

Preschool Storytime

Develop early literacy skills through talking, reading, writing, singing and playing…simple activities that you and your child will love! Kids ages 3-6 are working on the skills they need before they read on their own, and we can help them get there!

The Library At Pooh Corner

The Library becomes the Hundred Acre Wood when we celebrate A.A. Milne's birthday. Join us to celebrate the Winnie the Pooh author, the characters and the beloved books. We'll be watching, playing and tasting the Winnie the Pooh universe and it will be so much fun!

Understanding Genealogy Periodicals: Value, Content, Access

Magazines and periodicals might contain the one-of-a-kind piece of information that can get you over a family history research hurdle. You might find a cemetery inventory, family sketch or biography that unlocks the next step of your research journey. We'll show you how to use the PERSI periodical database and other periodical indexes. Co-sponsored by the Central Texas Genealogical Society.

Saturday, January 19, 2019

Bilingual Storytime

The whole family can join us once a month for stories, songs and fun in TWO languagues! You'll learn a new word or phrase every time we meet. ¡Toda la familia puede unirse a nosotros una vez al mes para contar historias, canciones y divertirse en dos idiomas! Aprende una nueva palabra cada vez que nos encontremos.

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!

Sunday, January 20, 2019

Block Party

Preschoolers and toddlers are invited to our monthly Block Party at Central Library! Build, play and create using our big blocks and other manipulatives. Strengthen social skills & motor skills while having FUN! Ages 6 & younger.

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

The Life Learning at the Library

We're setting up a special time for our adult visitors with special needs. We'll read stories, make crafts and have a breif lesson that touches on life skills. We'll have everything you need to have a great time.

Preschool Storytime

Develop early literacy skills through talking, reading, writing, singing and playing…simple activities that you and your child will love! Kids ages 3-6 are working on the skills they need before they read on their own, and we can help them get there!

Baby Time

Sometimes lap time is the best time! Rhymes, songs, movement and more will get you and your baby playing together. Learn baby sign language to build early communication skills, too! A lifetime of library love starts as early as possible.

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!

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Preschool Storytime

Develop early literacy skills through talking, reading, writing, singing and playing…simple activities that you and your child will love!

Gentle Chair Exercises for Adults

We are welcoming our friends from Texas A&M Agrilife for this 8 week program that helps you bring the gym home, regardless of your mobility. Gentle chair-based exercises are a great way to fit more physical activity into your daily life. No athletic ability necessary--just come as you are!

Homework Lab

Homework flies by when you work together! Have an after-school snack and bring your work. We'll have laptops if you need them and a comfy space to work.

Toddler Time

Kids ages 1-2 can join the fun with rhymes, stories, music, movement games and more!  Toddler Time is a great way to increase language development and other pre-literacy skills for your busy toddler.

Thursday, January 24, 2019

Family Storytime

When you come to the library as a family, everyone wins. Join us in the evening when the work day and school day end. We'll have stories, songs and visits from our favorite puppets! Be sure to check out some books to take the library home with you.

Thursday Crafternoon

Crafting for teens is more fun with friends! We'll have everything you need to make something cool and hang out for a while. Learn a new crafting skill every week with us.

Preschool Storytime

Develop early literacy skills through talking, reading, writing, singing and playing…simple activities that you and your child will love! Kids ages 3-6 are working on the skills they need before they read on their own, and we can help them get there!

Friday, January 25, 2019

Preschool Storytime

Develop early literacy skills through talking, reading, writing, singing and playing…simple activities that you and your child will love! Kids ages 3-6 are working on the skills they need before they read on their own, and we can help them get there!

Girls Who Code

Join us for the monthly meeting of a tech-savvy sisterhood. We'll learn about writing code, an essential skill for jobs of the future. Anyone can code, so join us to find out how!

Saturday, January 26, 2019

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!

CTGS Genealogy Beginner's Class

Our very own Bill Buckner and Norma Cannata of the Central Texas Genealogical Society will cover topics like using genealogy forms, basic records and Internet sources. The class is a great way to kick off your genealogy exploration. The program is co-sponsored by the Central Texas Genealogical Society.

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, January 28, 2019

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!

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.

Game On!

Do you love games? We do too! We've got a Nintendo Switch and other games that you can play every Monday. Take a break with us and work your thumbs.

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, January 29, 2019

Baby Time

Sometimes lap time is the best time! Rhymes, songs, movement and more will get you and your baby playing together. Learn baby sign language to build early communication skills, too! A lifetime of library love starts as early as possible.

Preschool Storytime

Develop early literacy skills through talking, reading, writing, singing and playing…simple activities that you and your child will love! Kids ages 3-6 are working on the skills they need before they read on their own, and we can help them get there!

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!

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Preschool Storytime

Develop early literacy skills through talking, reading, writing, singing and playing…simple activities that you and your child will love!

Gentle Chair Exercises for Adults

We are welcoming our friends from Texas A&M Agrilife for this 8 week program that helps you bring the gym home, regardless of your mobility. Gentle chair-based exercises are a great way to fit more physical activity into your daily life. No athletic ability necessary--just come as you are!

Homework Lab

Homework flies by when you work together! Have an after-school snack and bring your work. We'll have laptops if you need them and a comfy space to work.

Toddler Time

Kids ages 1-2 can join the fun with rhymes, stories, music, movement games and more!  Toddler Time is a great way to increase language development and other pre-literacy skills for your busy toddler.

Thursday, January 31, 2019

Thursday Crafternoon

Crafting for teens is more fun with friends! We'll have everything you need to make something cool and hang out for a while. Learn a new crafting skill every week with us.

Family Storytime

When you come to the library as a family, everyone wins. Join us in the evening when the work day and school day end. We'll have stories, songs and visits from our favorite puppets! Be sure to check out some books to take the library home with you.

Preschool Storytime

Develop early literacy skills through talking, reading, writing, singing and playing…simple activities that you and your child will love! Kids ages 3-6 are working on the skills they need before they read on their own, and we can help them get there!