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DSCL Summer 2015: Every Hero Has A Story!

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Summer! It's just around the corner!  This year's summer reading calendar is so full of activities for children, tweens, teens, and adults!  
 
Click Here To Go To the Summer 2015 Home Page!  Where you can find links to the reading programs and events for all ages!

 Registration through www.dscl.org website for June and July events has begun!
     
Note to Interested Teens and Adult Volunteers: Do you want to volunteer again this summer? It's time to email your library contact (Marie, Pat, or SuzAnne) about your summer plans!

Click here to view the Summer 2015 Events Calendar!

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Every game has a story, only one is a legend.

For nearly 30 years, Nintendo®'s The Legend of Zelda™ series has enchanted the world with its vast world, cast of characters, mysterious dungeons and mind challenging puzzles.
A constant of the series has been the music of composer Koji Kondo.

To help kick off our Hero-Themed Summer Reading Program you can experience the music, live in a multimedia concert of music and video.


Enter to win two tickets to The Legend of Zelda™: Symphony of the Goddesses at the Long Center in Austin.
Date: Saturday, June 20, 2015
Time: 2:00 PM
Place: The Long Center in Austin

Click here to Enter! No tickets to fill out or misplace!

Winners will be chosen by June 12.

Tickets are provided through the generosity of the Long Center, so if you win, please make every effort to attend a performance and thank them in person.

Tickets must be picked-up by winner at the Long Center box office.

Give Your Hero Reading Confidence This Summer!

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Dripping Springs Community Library’s Reading Buddy Program

Pairs 1st and 2nd grade readers with teen volunteers for fun and reading practice.

PARENTS: Please complete the Reading Buddy Request at the Dripping Springs Community Library in May. 

The DSCL Reading Buddy Program begins Monday, June 15, 2015 and ends on Monday, July 27, 2015.

 For More Details, Click Here!

Looking Ahead: Summer Reading Buddy Program

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Do you have a young reader in your home that might benefit from the extra attention a high school student could give?
Teen Reading Buddies will offer half-hour reading and activity sessions on Mondays for young readers who have completed kindergarten and beginning Monday, June 15, 2015.

Contact SuzAnne Beard for more information beginning May 18th.
Register beginning Monday, May 18, 2015 for earliest placement. Please include your child's name and grade level.

A Celebration of Stories! Let the Fun Begin!


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Celebrate Family Stories

A Celebration of Stories! (Part 2 of 4)
Join us on
Thursday, June 25,2015 from 6:30-7:30pm.

A Family Night of Stories & Fun at Your Library.

Join Mrs. Lisa and an assortment of friends as she shares books, stories, song, puppets and loads of fun!

Dripping Springs Community Library wishes to announce a change of date for the second Celebration of Stories.
1st of 4 Third Thursday of February
2nd of 4 Fourth Thursday of June (NOT 3rd of MAY!)
3rd of 4 Third Thursday of August
4th of 4 Third Thursday of November

Stories will have special appeal for elementary ages.
All Celebration of Stories events will consist of storytelling and dramatic readings, all designed to encourage and celebrate reading. Light refreshments will be served in the Meeting Room after the event.
It's FREE and will be packed with fun!

No paperwork required; registration is NOT needed.

Please join us and pass the word about the June 25 date change to other families!

Story Times

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Story Times on Tuesday and Friday

9:30 am on Tuesdays:  Lapsit Babies & Toddlers:
Enjoy a great interactive combination of short books, fun music and movement along with snuggly “Mommy and Me” time.

10:30 am on Fridays:  The Preschool set, ages 4 and up:
Great books and stories, interesting activities, songs, and an optional art/craft time. Puppets visit on some Fridays and our visiting therapy dog, Slick Willy, visits on 4th Fridays.

For more information just ask Marie: marie@dscl.org or call 512-858-7825. 

There will be no story times on Dec. 26th or 30th due to holiday closures.  Regular schedule resumes Jan. 2nd.

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!
 
Children's Chapter Books

Children's Picture Books

Texas Bluebonnet Awards

Texas 2x2 Reading List

Kids Awards

 

 

 

World Book Web

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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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Learning Express Library

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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.

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Slick Willy's Reading List

 
What has Willy been reading lately?

Click here to find out !




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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!
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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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