CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Calendar of Events

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Preschool Storytime

Kids ages 3-6 build listening and communication skills while they have FUN, learn about other cultures and grow their imaginations. Hear great stories and take home a craft!

Girls Who Code

Join the sisterhood of tech-savvy women! This club is a great chance to explore computer science in a safe, supportive environment. Meet your peers and discover role models in the computer science and technology.

Saturday, November 24, 2018

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!

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.

Book vs. Movie - Wrinkle in Time

Is the book always better? You'll tell us after we watch movies based on books. This month, the movie is A Wrinkle in Time, based on the book by Madeline L'Engel. We'll watch the film and then it's up to you to decide the winner. Join us even if you haven't read the book and we'll have a copy for you, plus other books you might enjoy.

Monday, November 26, 2018

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!

Game On!

Team up or face off with Nintendo Switch games at this afterschool gaming event. Plus, we'll have tabletop and card games if you want to go unplugged.

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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.

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!

Alice's Adventures in the Library

Journey down the rabbit hole with us as we explore the ever popular Wonderland! The original book was published on this day in 1865. To celebrate, we'll have Wonderland inspired crafts, snacks, and games! Drop by, play a round of flamingo croquet, and create your very own card guard!

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Baby Time

The first year of your baby's life is a great time to start making the library a habit. You'll be part of something special when you and your baby join us each week. We'll learn rhymes, signs and music and get visits from our favorite puppets! We've got everything that babies love--bubbles, shakers and toys. You'll have time to play and make new friends every week. 

Preschool Storytime

Kids ages 3-6 get to build listening and communication skills while they have FUN, learn about other cultures and grow their imaginations. Hear great stories and take home a craft!

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Preschool Storytime

Kids ages 3-6 build listening and communication skills while they have FUN, learn about other cultures and grow their imaginations. Hear great stories and take home a craft!

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.

Girls Who Code

Join the sisterhood of tech-savvy women! This club is a great chance to explore computer science in a safe, supportive environment. Meet your peers and discover role models in the computer science and technology.

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!

Thursday, November 29, 2018

Preschool Storytime

Kids ages 3-6 get to build listening and communication skills while they have FUN, learn about other cultures and grow their imaginations. Hear great stories and take home a craft!

Christmas at the Mayborn

It’s time to celebrate Christmas at the Mayborn! Join staff and friends of the Mayborn Museum Complex for a special Christmas event full of hands-on activities including a visit from Santa and a special model train display from the Central Texas Area Model Railroaders. Visitors can enjoy performances by local student choirs, participate in STEM challenges, and much more! Stop by Design Den to tinker with a Makey Makey Christmas tree and holiday-themed circuit blocks. Children that are 8 and up can step into Design Den Studio to create holiday cards with paper circuits. Activities and events are included in the price of admission. Admission is free to museum members and Baylor University students.

Thursday Crafternoon

Every week, teens can get crafty and learn something new. We'll have all the supplies you need to make something great and make new friends.

Family Storytime

When the school day and the workday end, join us for an evening of stories, music, and activities for the entire family! Also, make a craft as a part of the fun.

Friday, November 30, 2018

Preschool Storytime

Kids ages 3-6 get to build listening and communication skills while they have FUN, learn about other cultures and grow their imaginations. Hear great stories and take home a craft

Saturday, December 1, 2018

STEAM For Teens: Makey Makey Lab

Join us to use Makey Makey kits and everyday items to make interactive controllers for Flash Games. We'll have a Flash Flash Revolution tournament at the end to show off your skills. STEAM learning for teens will be fun and funky. Learn the science and tech behind the fun and make something you can enjoy.

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!

Crafty Adults: Paper Quilling Project

Create a quilled paper snowflake and turn it into a Greeting Card, or an Ornament for your Holiday decor! Paper quilling is simple to learn, and fun to master - use narrow paper strips and glue to create complex shapes and form elaborate, colorful designs.

Gingerbread House Decorating Party

It's time for a house party--a gingerbread house party! Join us to make your own, unique gingerbread house. The whole family will work together to create a beautiful, edible decoration. We'll have everything you need to make your house awesome!

Sensory-Friendly Matinee

The Sensory Friendly Matinee is a movie viewing especially for our visitors with special needs. The lights are not too low and the sound is not too loud. There's plenty of room to move around and sing along! This month, join us for How the Grinch Stole Christmas. This classic movie is all about a grinch who starts out as a "mean one" and learns the true meaning of Christmas when his plan to ruin things goes awry.

Sunday, December 2, 2018

STEAM Team: Santa Present Drop

Santa needs your help to make present delivery easier! Going down chimneys is just too hard on his big belly. Join us to help design a present holder and a parachute to get the presents delivered safely. You'll learn about physics and help Santa out. If your present gets delivered safely, you'll be an honorary North Pole Elf!

Friday, December 7, 2018

Cookies & Coloring

Cookies & Coloring is a free class (generously supported by our members and donors) geared for children in Kindergarten through 6th grade, accompanied by a parent or guardian. Come enjoy an after school snack of cookies with friends and spend time learning about a famous work of art. Each week, a Charlotte Mason-inspired interactive lesson is offered, highlighting an artist and one of their works. Children are also given a project idea to do at home and coloring pages related to the artist. Close out your week with this fun and enriching free class!

Saturday, December 8, 2018

Pop-Up Saturday at the Dr Pepper Museum

Swing by the Dr Pepper Museum for a neat holiday craft and samples of our homemade holiday sodas!