The Harker Heights Public Library will be presenting “Pencil Productions” a Young Writers and Illustrators Conference at the Harker Heights Public Library on Saturday, February 9 from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 noon. Budding authors and illustrators grades 1st through 6th will attend genre workshops, share their works with peers, and meet published authors. Our goal [...]
A delicious, fun program was held at the Bastrop Public Library recently. Thanks to Bonnie Ueckert and Carey Kittrell for these photos! If your library has done a unique program, send us your photos!
News from Taylor Public Library
We decorated the Library for fall with pumpkins made from old books. My husband and his band saw are frequently called upon for such projects. You will kill your hand if you just cut pages with scissors. There are links to a couple of tutorials below.
There are just a few differences [...]
The Gibbs Memorial Library in Mexia enjoyed decorating their meeting room for the Summer Reading Program.
Waco was in the news again! City Beat did a news report on the Trailblazer, science truck. Thanks to James Karney for sharing with us.
Waco in the News
The TAME Trailblazer science truck has been blazing a trail around Central Texas. We have had great participation at all the locations. Harker Heights and Hewitt libraries had over 350 at each location. Here are some photos from the events.
Smithville Public Library hosted a crowd of over 250 people, who enjoyed live music, horse, train, and carriage rides, and water fun along with lunch and sno-cones. After the reading certificates were awarded, they hosted Last Chance Forever, the Bird of Prey Conservancy from San Antonio, as one of audience. Thank you Judith Bergeron for sharing [...]
Groesbeck Public Library had a summer program presented by a dog rescue group. Two dogs found a home that day. Lucky dogs! Another program this summer was presented by the Texas Parks and Wildlife. Thank you Rhonda Bass for sharing these photos.
This summer H-E-B is giving away $50,000 in scholarships during the H-E-B Summer of Read. Write. Win. Texans ages 11 to 18 are eligible for a chance to win one of 11 scholarships from H-E-B. Students must choose an influential Texan to read about this summer and then send in an essay explaining how this Texan [...]