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Posted on: February 5, 2020

Upcoming Library Events: Feb. 6 through Feb. 12

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LEGO Mania

February 6, 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Grab a bowl full of LEGOs and a base plate and build your dream creation. For ages 4 and up.


Storytime

February 7, 10:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.

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


Yarn in the Community

February 7, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Fiber enthusiasts! Bring your own project to share in the camaraderie of others every first Friday of the month!


Baby Storytime

February 7, 12:00 p.m.

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


AARP Tax Aid

February 8, 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.


Job Search and Résumé Assistance

February 8, 1:00 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.


AARP Tax Aid

February 10, 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.


High School Equivalency Registration

February 11, 9:00 a.m. or 6:30 p.m.

Adults wanting to prepare for the High School Equivalency exam come register for our free classes. Classes meet Monday through Thursday at 9:00 a.m. and Tuesday and Thursday at 6:30 p.m.


Storytime

February 11, 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 11, 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.


Medicare Made Easy

February 11, 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Take the guesswork out of applying for Medicare. Discover Medicare options, eligibility rules, and signup time frames at this free, educational workshop. Let Kurt Schick, Medicare and retirement solutions expert, make Medicare easy.


Free Legal Advice from Licensed Attorneys

February 11, 6:00 p.m.

Meet one-on-one with licensed attorneys to receive free legal advice on civil legal problems, such as family, housing, consumer, and caregiver authorization. Everyone will be asked to fill out an application requesting information about you, your financial information, and your legal issue. On-site registration begins at 6:00 p.m.; legal aid starts at 7:00 p.m. Must sign in before 7:00 p.m. to speak with an attorney. Spanish interpreters and a supervised waiting area for children are available.


How to Become a Doula

February 11, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Are you interested in becoming a birth or postpartum doula and want to learn more about the pathways towards this important work in our community? Join Tamara Downey and Deana Piñales for an hour of Q&A.


Workforce Wednesday

February 12, 10:00 a.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.


Computer Class

February 12, 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.


English Language Learners Registration

February 12, 6:30 p.m.

English classes for adults. Clases de inglés para adultos. Classes are Monday and Wednesday from 6:30-8:30 PM. Las clases son los lunes y miércoles de 6:30-8:30 PM. All interested adults must attend an orientation before class begins. Todos los adultos interesados deben asistir a una orientación antes de comenzar la clase.


Poetry Reading with Steve Wilson

February 12, 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Texas State MFA poetry faculty member, Steve Wilson, will read from his new collection of poetry, The Reaches. Copies of The Reaches and other books by Wilson will be available for purchase. Attendees will receive a limited-edition poetry broadside with every copy purchased. Refreshments provided.


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