CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Calendar of Events

Tuesday, January 14, 2020

A Matter of Balance @ the Library

Falling is a concern for our senior visitors. In this 4 week course, learn to view falls as controllable, set goals for increasing activity, and make changes to reduce fall risks and increase strength and balance. Our friends from the Area Agency on Aging are once again bringing their expertise to the library, and you don't want to miss it! Register online to save your spot.

PaintTeens @ the Library

We've got everything teens need--paints, brushes and an amazing instructor--to make a great painting every month. This month, we will paint a simple landscape with lots of clouds. Tackle this tricky subject matter with tips and tricks to make your painting a success.

Saturday, January 18, 2020

Yoga for Kids @ the Library

Kids have their own space to learn and practice yoga skills. Pretend to be a tree, a cat, an airplane or something else fun! Practice physical literacy skills, work on focus and meet new friends

Giant Games Day @ the Library

When winter chills hit, we've got BIG indoor fun. Build problem solving skills, work on social literacy and play giant games. We'll have everything you need to spend a Saturday afternoon playing Giant Uno, Memory Mayhem and more. Our games are perfect for elementary-age kids and their families!

First Feature Flicks @ the Library

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: Abominable. When teenage Yi encounters a young Yeti on the roof of her apartment building in a modern Chinese city, she and her mischievous friends, Jin and Peng, name him Everest and embark on an epic quest to reunite the magical creature with his family at the highest point on Earth. Rated PG

Saturday Family Storytime @ the Library

Saturday is a great day to spend with family and the Library is a great place to spend it. Bring the whole family to enjoy a story, songs and crafts. Build early literacy skills, reinforce the reading skills you already have and take time as a family to learn together.

Book Tasting @ the Library

 Explore a menu of new books for the new year! Browse a selection of titles and make notes on what you like. You might find something for yourself or for a friend. Reserve your favorite to check out at the end and you'll walk out with a winner. Sample books from lots of different genres and you might find a new favorite!

Monday, January 20, 2020

MLK DAY OF SERVICE: Brazos River Cleanup

Keep WACO Beautiful and WACO Paddle Company are hosting its annual #MLKDAYofService Brazos River Cleanup. We will have our registration table across from the Waco Paddle Company Rental truck. All materials will be provided by Keep WACO Beautiful. Dress for appropriate weather and please bring a REUSABLE WATER BOTTLE!! Kayaks are available on a 1st come/ 1st serve basis! *SKIP THE LINES AND SAVE A TREE BY CLICKING ON THE WEBSITE LINK TO REGISTER AHEAD & RESERVE YOUR T-SHIRT SIZE*

MLK DAY OF SERVICE: Brazos River Cleanup

Keep WACO Beautiful and WACO Paddle Company are hosting its annual #MLKDAYofService Brazos River Cleanup. We will have our registration table across from the Waco Paddle Company Rental truck. All materials will be provided by Keep WACO Beautiful. Dress for appropriate weather and please bring a REUSABLE WATER BOTTLE!! Kayaks are available on a 1st come/ 1st serve basis! *SKIP THE LINES AND SAVE A TREE BY CLICKING ON THE WEBSITE LINK TO REGISTER AHEAD & RESERVE YOUR T-SHIRT SIZE* For questions, contact Ashley Millerd or Linda Ferrell: 254-339-1077, kwacob@gmail.com

MLK DAY OF SERVICE: Brazos River Cleanup

Keep WACO Beautiful and WACO Paddle Company are hosting its annual #MLKDAYofService Brazos River Cleanup. We will have our registration table across from the Waco Paddle Company Rental truck. All materials will be provided by Keep WACO Beautiful. Dress for appropriate weather and please bring a REUSABLE WATER BOTTLE!! Kayaks are available on a 1st come/ 1st serve basis! *SKIP THE LINES AND SAVE A TREE BY CLICKING ON THE WEBSITE LINK TO REGISTER AHEAD & RESERVE YOUR T-SHIRT SIZE*

Friday, January 24, 2020

Cookies and Coloring @ the Library

The Art Center of Waco is back with Cookies and Coloring! Color a page of the featured artist's work, listen to a kid-friendly art history lesson and enjoy a delicious cookie. This season will focus on Post-Impressionism. This month's artist: Georges Seurat. 

Saturday, January 25, 2020

Kids Roblox Club @ the Library

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.

Kids Minecraft Club @ the Library

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!

Mediterranean Diet Cooking Program @ the Library

The Mediterranean Diet is healthy and delicious. Learn how to plan menus and shop smart, focusing on veggies, lean proteins and healthy fats. Build health literacy skills and taste some healthy foods. The Texas A&M Agrilife Extension Service gives us information to aim for a healthier lifestyle.

CTGS Genealogy Beginners Class @ the Library

The Genealogy Beginners Class is at the East Waco Library! Our very own Bill Buckner 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.

Monday, January 27, 2020

Defunct Counties in the U.S. : a Genealogical Primer, a CTGS program @ the Library

If a county changes its name, moves across the state line or gets absorbed by other counties, what happens to the information about people who lived there? The Genealogy Center's Bill Buckner will present information about these defunct counties. The people who lived there got married, divorced, were born and died there, and they might have been your ancestors! Finding this elusive information might lead to a family history research breakthrough. 

Friday, January 31, 2020

Pokemon Palooza @ the Library

There are so many ways to Pokemon and we've got them all! Bring your decks, use our laptops, play Nintendo Switch and catch 'em all on Pokemon Go! Kids of all ages are welcome to join us to play games, make friends and have fun!