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Mozart’s Birthday

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Mozart’s Birthday
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
4:30 pm – 5:00 pm
String quartet performance
Dripping Springs Community Library

Refreshments will follow performance

The lovely and incredibly talented Pat Surguy, well-known Joseph Alcocer, and two other professional musicians will help celebrate the 260th birthday of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart with a live performance.

Bring a friend! Join the party!

Ideas Wanted for Kids’ Programs - 2015

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Annual Planning Meeting
Ideas Wanted for Kids’ Programs - 2015


Wednesday, Jan. 28     
10—Noon
Library Meeting Room

Everyone interested in planning or participating in library programs for kids is invited to attend. 
                                                                                        
Coffee or tea and a snack await you!

For more information or to let me know you want to attend
Email or call – marie@dscl.org     512-858-7825

Attention All Story Time Families and new 2015 Library Members!

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Attention All Story Time Families!

Attend a story time between January 20th - February 20th

Enter to Win a 4-ticket coupon for a Zach Theatre Family Production

 

Attention New Library Card Holders!

Have a new 2015 Library Member in the family?

Enter to Win a 4-ticket coupon for a Zach Theatre Family Production

 

Cenicienta/Cinderella

April 17-May 29, 2015
ZACH's Whisenhunt Stage • Ages 5 and up

OR

Stiles and Drewe's The Three Little Pigs

February 26-April 28, 2015
ZACH's Kleberg Stage • Ages 3 and up

Teen (Pizza-tasting, Dr.-Who-Watching) Tuesday

Tardis Tour Wales 2013 (10)
NEW DAY: 3rd TUESDAY
Next Meeting: Tuesday, February 17, 2015
4:15pm - 5:15pm

DSCL Meeting Room
For Teens, 13 - 17

Teen Time moves to a new Day of the week just in time for a showing of Dr. Who, Season One, Episode One.
Ready to discover what is so great about a TARDIS?
Are you an interested teen? Come join in the fun!


For details, contact SuzAnne Beard at suzanne@dscl.org or phone 512-858-7825. 

eAudio and eBooks

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OneClickDigital is an online service that allows patrons to check out eAudiobooks and eBooks, including best-sellers, classics, selections for children and young adults, and much more.  OneClickDigital is compatible with all popular listening devices, and mobile apps are available for the iPhone®, Android™, and Kindle Fire.

Downloadable titles can be used in multiple ways: downloading one of the mobile apps to your smart phone or tablet, using OneClickDigital Media Manager, using Adobe Digital Editions, loading to a portable device, or with the streaming player on the website. Live toll-free technical support is available at 1-877-77AUDIO.

We have included here the specific instructions for different devices.
What would you like to start with? An
eAudio or eBook ?

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Chess Club

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Chess Club with Mark and Jan Robinson returns on Oct.7, 4:30-6:00 in the Library Meeting Room.

Chess will meet monthly on the first Tuesday each month. Meet, learn and play with this enthusiastic group!

All levels, from beginners to experienced, and various ages are welcome.

All those interested in joining this group may email marie@dscl.org. Please let her know the names and ages of the participants as well as the parent's name and contact information.

BookLetters

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Looking for something to read, but you're not quite sure what?  Our BookLetters section has many categories, subjects and topics to choose from.

Browsing online is a breeze with detailed descriptions, cover images, reviews and more!

For example, our Newest Arrivals in Fiction or our Newest Arrivals in Non-Fiction.

Here is also a list of additional Reader Advisory Book Suggestion Websites: http://www.dscl.org/explore/book-suggestion-websites.html

Mah-jongg

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Accomplished players and interested participants alike are invited to rattle the tiles and join the fun! Mah-jongg enthusiast Elizabeth Glidden will introduce you to other players  and get you started.  Bring a current Mah-Jongg card and your set if you have one.

“Mah-jongg is played with four players using tiles stamped with Chinese symbols,” said Elizabeth Glidden.  “The goal of the game is to be the first to match your tiles to a specific hand from the National Mah Jongg League's (NMJL) annually distributed scorecard by picking and discarding.  It’s rather like the card game Gin Rummy – only faster! I will provide my own set of Mah-Jongg and have handouts to teach the rules of play.”

Want to be included in the fun?  Email suzanne@dscl.org to receive email reminders each month!  Check the event calendar for dates.

 

Charlotte's Book Club

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The Dripping Springs Community Library hosts Charlotte's Book Club, a unique book-centered discussion group, on the second Thursday of each month at 6 PM. Charlotte’s Book Club is open to any interested reader in the Dripping Springs area. Copies of novels under discussion are available free of charge on a first come – first served basis.

Click here for the 2015 Charlotte’s Book Club List.

For more about Charlotte's Book Club, click here.     Charlotte's Book Club on GoodReads.

 

Non-Fiction Addiction

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DSCL’S newest book group, The Non-Fiction Addiction, meets on the first Thursday of each month at 6:00 PM in the Dripping Springs Community Library Meeting Room.

This group, under the leadership of library volunteer Paul Landry, focus their discussions on science, biography, culture and history titles selected by vote of the members.
Every interested person is invited to attend. “Bring your interest and two book suggestions,” said Paul, “and let’s get your suggestions on the ballot. I have a few ideas and I bet you do too. ”

For a list of current selections, Click Here.

For more about The Non-Fiction Addiction, click here.

 

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M-W: 9am-7pm
Thur: 9am-8pm
Fri: 9am-6pm
Sat: 10am-5pm
Sun: Closed

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501 Sportsplex Dr.
Dripping Springs, TX 78620
512-858-7825

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