The Comanche Public Library had a science program for students that took their robotics project to a State competition this year. The students presented a great demo. A local engineer spoke with them about his profession and encouraged the kids to study hard. Thanks to Margaret Waring for sharing these with us.
Thanks to a grant from the Texas State Library and Archives Commission, two Austin Public Library branches and two Austin Independent School District elementary schools have cooperated this year on a grant entitled “Connect4Literacy”. One of the activities was “Literacy Night” at the Carver Branch Library of the Austin Public Library. [...]
At the Lago Vista Library, Mardi Gras is one of the favorite holidays! Staff members put on beads and decorated the library, including the statue of the Little Reader! Library Director Jan Steele plans to include food next time. We hope to be invited for gumbo, king cake, and zydeco music.
Librarians in the Piney Woods are invited to a meeting at the T. L. L. Temple Memorial Library in Diboll on Friday, February 7, 2014. Registration and networking begin at 9 a.m. and the program starts at 10 a.m. New TSLAC Director and Librarian Mark Smith will share his vision for Texas libraries and will [...]
“Kicking off another fall with one goal in mind…”
The Schulenburg Public Library Friends Foundation announces its 10th Annual Chicken Fried Steak Dinner! Side dishes include buttered potatoes, coleslaw, green beans, rolls, & dessert for $8 per plate. The date is Wednesday, September 25 at the Schulenburg Knights of Columbus Hall, drive-thru only, from 4:30 to [...]
The Nueces County Keach Family Library Hosted a Star Wars Event on May 11. Story time included a special guest, Boba Fett, who read Darth Vader and Son by Jeffery Brown. We also had a Stormtrooper mask and cookie craft for the kids and adults. Those that attended also [...]
Edinburg knows how to celebrate! They held a free 3-day party for Cinco de Mayo, hosting 50 artisans from various regions in Mexico. Music by Guitarras de Oro and Efrain Soto’s Trio Guitarras entertained with traditional Mexican songs. Grupo Jarochos del Valle presented traditional music from Veracruz, including The Bamba. A Cinco de Mayo poster [...]
The Friends of the Lago Vista Public Library welcome you to their annual Book & Bake Sale!
When: Saturday, May4, 2013 from 9 am to 3:30 pm
Where: Lago Vista Elementary School Cafeteria & Gym, 20311 Dawn Drive, Lago Vista
What: lots and lots of books – hardbacks, paperbacks, children’s, fiction, non-fiction, and much more, all at the [...]
“Out of this World” Conference & Festival held Saturday March 15th and 16th in Edinburg, Texas
Edinburg- Stanton Friedman, the world’s top UFO expert, and Travis Walton, whose UFO encounter inspired the Paramount movie Fire in the Sky, were the featured speakers at Edinburg’s “Out of This World” Conference & Festival, held on Friday, March [...]