Welcome to the Dripping Springs Community Library

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Holiday Classics at the Library

Saturday, Dec. 16, 1:00pm
Registration required, begins Dec 1. Click here to Register
A Gift to the Community
From the Dripping Springs Community Library
And the All-Star Volunteer Cast

Gift of the MagiGift of the Magi
O'Henry

The Little Match GirlLittle Match Girl
Hans C. Anderson
Festival of LightsChanukah
Adapted by Craig Axelrod
The Night Before ChristmasThe Night Before Christmas
Clement Moore

Early Literacy Calendar

early literacy caterpillar.jpegA monthly calendar with interesting and educational suggestions for families with younger children with activities, suggested books, and more in each calendar. Download a PDF of the Calendar Here!

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.

Click Here to Sign Up!

Read to Me gift bags

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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!

Story Times

For Babies to age 3.
Every Tuesday - 9:30 - 10:00am
Every Wednesday, September - May - 10:00-10:30am (this is a repeat of Tuesday's theme)

Mother Goose on the Loose, a nationally recognized early learning library program, is the primary program for our Tykes and Tots crowd at the library.
Come and enjoy Mother Goose on the Loose which runs from September through May and takes a break in June, July and August and from December 25 - January 1st.This story time is filled with music, activities and of course, stories that are great fun and move quickly from one segment to another while they address early literacy goals for this young age group.
Check the library calendar for special summer time stories and programs!
For more information contact Ms. Marie at marie@dscl.org or call 512-858-7825

Friday Discovery Time


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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 for the older preschoolers. Activities or special craft times follow at your option.  

Our great Friday story time presenters include: Lisa Baker, Sam Todd, 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: marie@dscl.org or call 512-858-7825.

Chess Meet & Play Group at the Library!
2nd & 4th Tuesdays!

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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: marie@dscl.org  512-858-7825

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Meeting on the  3rd Saturday in  August, September, October and November.

Legos at the Library continues on January 20.

Time:  2:00pm - 3:30pm

Legos at the Library meets monthly for free-choice building time. Join us and Create. All ages welcome, 7 years and younger need to have their adult assistant on hand.

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What has Willy been reading lately?
Click here to find out !

Select Reads

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

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 library card.

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