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Posted on: February 19, 2020

Upcoming Library Events: Feb. 20 to Feb. 26

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Creation Station

February 20, 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

This program provides children a chance to explore many art forms. Come stretch your creativity with different art and maker projects each month! All supplies provided. Ages 5-10.


Job Search and Résumé Assistance

February 20, 6:00 p.m.

Applying for work? This program provides hands-on assistance with your job search, including advice on job seeking, résumé and cover letter writing, networking, and how to apply for jobs. No registration required. This service is free.


Double Reed Chamber Concert

February 20, 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

The students of the Oboe and Bassoon Studios at Texas State University collaborate to produce double reed chamber music. These chamber music pieces are selected and rehearsed by the students.


Puppet Show! The Lion and the Mouse

February 21, 10:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.

The library puppeteers perform a puppet show for all ages.


Baby Storytime

February 21, 12:00 p.m.

An early literacy playgroup for pre-walkers. Join other babies for songs, stories, stretches and playtime!


AARP Tax Aid

February 22, 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Trained volunteers from AARP prepare individual tax returns for free at the library. Appointments available and walk-ins welcome. Bring all tax-related documents, including last year’s tax return, social security cards for all dependents, and a photo ID. Make appointment at aarp.org/taxaide.


Teen Hangout

February 23, 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Join us for snacks, crafts, book chats, and more! This is a positive safe space without judgment for all individuals to be themselves and hang out with other teens. Ages 12-17.


AARP Tax Aid

February 24, 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Trained volunteers from AARP prepare individual tax returns for free at the library. Appointments available and walk-ins welcome. Bring all tax-related documents, including last year’s tax return, social security cards for all dependents, and a photo ID. Make appointment at aarp.org/taxaide.


Storytime

February 25, 10:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.

Children are invited to the library for great stories, songs, and fun.


Cuéntame Bilingual Stories

February 25, 12:00 p.m.

For ages 3 to 6. Stories, songs, and fun in English and Spanish. Para niños de 3 a 6 años. Cuentos, canciones, y diversión en inglés y español.


Computer Class

February 26, 10:00 a.m.

Free introductory computer classes in email, Internet searching, Microsoft Word, and Microsoft Excel for adults. Learn how to get started with your iPad or tablet.


Workforce Wednesday

February 26, 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Your résumé, cover letters, and job searches take time. In response, the library is offering extended hours with professional, personalized assistance, every Wednesday through the spring.


Philosophy Dialogues

February 26, 4:30 p.m. to 5:45 p.m.

Adults participate in a round table discussion with students and faculty of the Texas State University Philosophy Department. Topic: Let’s Talk about Political Discourse, Dialogue, and Difficult Subjects presented by Texas State Applied Ethics Graduate Students.


Jennifer’s Book Chat

February 26, 6:30 p.m.

The goal of Jennifer’s Book Chat is to discover books and authors we didn’t know we’d love. Staff member Jennifer will announce a surprise topic each month, and together we’ll select books to discuss at the upcoming meeting. Serious readers, this program is for you.

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