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Summer Reading Programs

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Reading AND Prizes?! Yes! The Library has Summer Reading Programs for Kids, Teens and Adults.

We have a Reading Rewards Store for Kids, the more you read the more you win!

There are Gift Bags drawings for Teens and Adults are each week, leading up to our Summer Reading Final "Big Bag" Drawing!

Click for details on the Kids, Teens and Adults reading programs.

Summer Events

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Summer is just around the corner, and the calendar has been loaded with choices for all ages.
Preview the lineup & make your plans! Registration begins soon.

Here is the signup page for Kid, Teen and Adult events in June.
Registration links become active on May 28.

And here is the signup page for Kid, Teen and Adult events in July.
Registration links become active on June 16.

Spring Chess Club

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Tuesday, May 27th, 4:30 - 6:00 PM
Ages: 8 and up

A chess group with coaches Mark and Jan Robinson. Beginner's wanting to learn chess as well as experienced players are invited to meet, play and learn.
Whether you are already a seasoned chess player or just learning the basics, you will fit right in!

To register, contact Marie Kimbrough by emailing marie@dscl.org.
Please include 1) the names of all interested players and 2) the name and telephone and email contact information for parents and transportation providers.

Summer Chess Camp will be Monday-Friday, June 16-20, 4:30-6:00pm, for ages: 8-12.  A separate online registration will begin May 26th.

 

Looking for a Summer Reading Buddy?

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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? The Summer Teen Reading Buddy program begins June 16, 2014.

Contact SuzAnne Beard or Marie "Miss Marie" Kimbrough for more information.  Prompt registration is urged.  You can register now by emailing with the name and grade level of your child.

 

Be a Summer Reading Buddy!

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Dripping Springs Community Library’s Summer Reading Buddy Program pairs Teen Volunteers (over 14) with young readers.

Download the Reading Buddy Volunteer Application or pick it up at the Main Desk at the Community Library.  If the applicant is under 18 years of age, a parent's signature required.

Want more details? Have questions?  Contact SuzAnne Beard or call  (512) 858-7825.

The Summer Teen Reading Buddy program begins June 16, 2014.

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 Nov. 25th or 29th due to holiday and inventory library closures.

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

2013-2014 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!