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Teen (Pizza-tasting, Sleuthing) Tuesday -- When is Teen Time?

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No Meeting in March (Spring Break)
Next Meeting: Tuesday, April 21, 2015
4:30 PM – 5:15 PM
Meeting Room
For Teens, 13 - 17

Teen Time skips March to fit your Spring Break schedule and just in time for a video showing featuring the #1 sleuth of all time in April. Ready to discover what is so great about a magnifying glass and a little deductive reasoning? Are you an interested teen? Come join in the fun!

eAudio and eBooks

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Dripping Springs Community Library is pleased to announce the launch of Overdrive, an online service that allows patrons to check out eBooks, eAudiobooks and a small collection of music and movies, including best-sellers, classics, selections for children and young adults, and much more.


Members have free access to eBooks and eAudio at home, in the library, or on the go. Overdrive is compatible with the entire Kindle family of eReaders and Tablets including the original Amazon Kindle eInk Reader. 


Mobile apps are also available for the Apple iOS and Android devices.  If you do not have an eReader, smartphone or tablet, or you do not wish to use them, that is okay!  “Overdrive Read” allows members to enjoy titles on any device with a modern browser.  Best of all, you just need your library card to get reading.

We have included here the specific instructions for different devices.

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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 hosts, Mark and Jan Robinson, invite those interested in learning and playing chess to join them for in the Library Meeting Room.

Chess meets monthly on the first Tuesday of each month, 4:30pm – 6:00pm.

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

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