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Posted on: March 13, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Spring Break and Other Upcoming Library Events

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Spring Break Library Events

Monday, March 18

Scratch & Snap Coding

10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon - Registration required.

Code Ninjas bring hands-on projects which teach the principles of coding in a fun way. For ages 7-14.

Tuesday, March 19

Storytime 10 & 11 am

Cuéntame Bilingual Stories

12:00 noon

Stories, songs, and playtime for everyone! 

Ballet Storyshare

2:00 p.m.

Meet real ballerinas! Join Central Texas Ballet for a ballet-themed story time and a live demonstration for ages 4-10.

Wednesday, March 20

Spring Craft

12:30 - 1:30 pm

Make your own spring flowers! 

Supplies provided and craft will take 20-30 minutes to complete. For ages 5 & up, or younger with adult help.

Fired Up About Reading

10:00 a.m. 

Join San Marcos firefighters for cool stories and a look at their firetruck! See the technology they use for rescues and fighting fires.

Thursday, March 21

Let’s Move!

10 to 11 a.m.  for ages 3-5

4 to 5 p.m.  for ages 5-10

Get your body moving! This program promotes physical literacy in a high-energy, non-competitive way.


from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.

Texas State University brings activities from its popular Mathworks camp to the library, making math fun for ages 8-13.

Friday, March 22


10 & 11 am

Baby Storytime

12 noon

It’s never too early to start raising a reader! Build early literacy skills with stories, songs, and play!

Upcoming Library Events

Free Art Class: Irish Calligraphy and Illumination

Thursday, March 21

6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

This program will offer an overview of the history of Irish illumination (illustration and decoration of manuscripts) from the seventh through twelfth centuries.

Criminal Justice: Reform Efforts in Texas

Tuesday, March 26

6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Join Mano Amiga for an educational presentation on criminal justice reform efforts in Texas, and how that pertains locally to San Marcos.

Home Beer Brewing

Wednesday, March 27

6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

This free course will cover the significance of home brewing, as well as styles of beer including variations of yeast, color, flavors, aroma, alcohol and carbonation, the supplies and ingredients needed, and a dry demonstration of how to brew beer at home. 

After Hours Concert: Classical Music of India

Sunday, March 31

7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Join us in celebrating spring with a special after-hours library concert. Renowned classical artists Indrajit Banerjee (Sitar), Indradeep Ghosh (Violin), and Gourisankar (Tabla), will fill the library with the sounds of India’s oldest tunes. Free and open to the public. Snacks and tea provided. 


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