Mother Goose on the Loose has GROWN
Mother Goose on the Loose has grown and two story times a week are now on the calendar!
The additional story time is on a 3 month trial basis to judge its success. Let us know your preference now by emailing: firstname.lastname@example.org
Tuesdays – 9:30am
Wednesdays – 10:00am
A Second Day and a Different Time
Identical Story Times Each Day
ANNUAL OCTOBER CONTEST
Build-a-Scarecrow - Of Your Favorite Book Character
Enter Oct. 12-24
- Plan & Create Your Scarecrow!
- Make use of recycled materials!
- Enter Early and Decorate the Library!
- Complete Entry Form!
- Deliver Scarecrow to Library!
- Win Prizes?
For Full Details and Rules and Entry Form: Entry Form and Rules
National Dictionary Day - October 16
Celebrate by learning a little bit of dictionary history and about Noah Webster:
Visit the library Oct. 17-21 and help celebrate the LIBRARY, BOOKS AND WORDS!
Chess Meet & Play Group at the Library! - 2nd & 4th Tuesdays!
Beginning September 13th
Register to enjoy a fun time to meet and play and help each other gain skills and experience in the game of Chess.
A Meet and Play Group at the Library
Second and fourth Tuesdays, 4:30-5:30pm
Let us know you are joining: Register Here!
To voice your interest or if you have questions, please Email or Phone: email@example.com 512-858-7825
Story Time -- It is a Neighborly Thing to Do!
Story Times on Tuesday and Friday - Returning in September
9:30 am - 10:00 AM on Tuesdays: Mother Goose on the Loose
NEW ADDITIONAL WEDNESDAY TIME - 10:00 AM
- Mother Goose on the Loose is an early-learning program designed primarily for babies and toddlers up to 24-36 months.
- Each half hour program includes ten segments filled with repetition and surprise and loads of fun.
- There will be Mother Goose rhymes, stories and books, finger plays, songs, movement, musical instruments, puppets and other props for the caregivers and little ones to enjoy together.
- And, yes, parachute play will still be a special treat after MGOL.
For more information just ask Marie: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 512-858-7825.
Friday Discovery Time, Especially for Older Preschoolers
The Preschool set, ages 4 and up:
Each Friday at 10:30 – 11:30 am
Discovery times are always filled with great books and stories, fun songs and movement or even a bit of dramatic play. Activities or special craft times follow at your option.
Our great Friday story time presenters include: Lisa Baker, Linda Woodward, Judy Johnson with her therapy dog, Slick Willy, and Ms. Marie. Visit the “online events calendar” for more information about specific Fridays.For more information just ask Marie: email@example.com or call 512-858-7825.
1,000 BOOKS Before Kindergarten
Did you know that reading to your child is one of the most powerful ways to boost his or her brain power? The simple and enjoyable act of sharing books helps your child learn pre-reading skills such as understanding the sounds letters make, developing a richer vocabulary, and building background knowledge - all important skills that help prepare your child for learning to read and entering kindergarten.
The Dripping Springs Community Library's 1,000 Books begins! The program is a fun, exciting, and free way to start your child on the path to success! Any child ages birth to five years can participate. Families who sign up for the program will receive a reading log to help them track the books they share with their children and will be awarded prizes of books, stickers, bags and toys as they reach certain reading goals.
Please drop by the front circulation desk for your information packet and first 100 book log after registering online.
Read to Me gift bags
Read to Me gift bags are available for our patrons who are 6 months old and younger.
Parents may ask for a Read to Me bag when they bring their little one to visit the library.
The gift bags include a book, a Read to Me informational brochure for the parents, a library card application and a small gift.
Materials are available in English and Spanish, so come by and pick one up!
Looking for something to read, but you're not quite sure what?
Our Select Reads section has many categories, subjects and topics to choose from.
Browsing online is a breeze with detailed descriptions, cover images, reviews and more!
World Book Web
Students! Checkout the online features of World Book!
If your here at the library, click a logo to get started.
If you are at home, first login with your .
Learning Express Library
Whatever your goal, LearningExpress Library's resources will help you succeed.Each of our Learning Centers offers the practice tests, exercises, skill-building courses, eBooks, and information you need to achieve the results you want—at school, at work, or in life.
Looking to land a job? You'll find an entire Learning Center dedicated to helping you get the one that's right for you.