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June

Thursday, June 1

  • By: candice MillerNon-Fiction Addiction
    6:00pm
    Discussing Destiny of the Republic: A Tale of Madness, Medicine and the Murder of a President, by: Candice Millard
    Click here for more information...

Friday, June 2

Saturday, June 3

Monday, June 5

Tuesday, June 6

  • Tuesday Adventures for Tykes and Tots - All About Me
    9:30am
    Read More...

Wednesday, June 7

  • Star time kids.jpgK-2 Star Time Kids - Tower Power
    10:00am - 11:30am
    For kids who have completed grades K, 1, or 2
    Read More and Sign Up...

Thursday, June 8

Friday, June 9

Saturday, June 10

Monday, June 12

Tuesday, June 13

  • EL_spotsCOLOR_12.jpgTuesday Adventures for Tykes and Tots - Love My Family
    9:30am
    Read More...
  • Nintendo_Entertainment_System_Model.pngThe Lab - Retro and Modern Nintendo
    2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Read More...

Wednesday, June 14

  • Positive RePercussions
    3:00pm
    For Preschool, elementary and older with an interest in percussion.
    Read More and Sign Up...

Thursday, June 15

Friday, June 16

Saturday, June 17

Monday, June 19

Tuesday, June 20

  • EL_spotsCOLOR_14.jpgTuesday Adventures for Tykes and Tots - Nature Walk
    9:30am
    Read More...

Wednesday, June 21

  • Star time kids.jpgK-2 Star Time Kids - Oh, Give Me a Home
    10:00am - 11:30am
    For kids who have completed grades K, 1, or 2
    Read More and Sign Up...

Thursday, June 22

  • Teen Drama - A Tall Tale
    Plan and Practice: 10:00am - 11:30am
    Seeking Teens and Preteen participants
    Read More and Sign Up...
  • The Story of a WWI PilotGary Whitaker: The Storyman
    3:00pm
    For Middle School to adults, Non-Fiction Book Clubs and history groups.
    "Open Cockpit, The Story of a WWI Pilot," is a 1st person Storytelling performance based on two books by WWI British Pilot, Arthur Gould Lee.
    Read More and Sign Up...

Friday, June 23

  • Friday Discovery Time - A Tall Tale: A Dramatic Story Time
    10:30am - 11:30am
    The Preschool set, ages 4 and up
    Click Here to Read More...
  • Teen Drama - A Tall Tale
    Cast Call: 10:00am
    Opening: 10:30am
    Seeking Teens and Preteen participants
    Read More and Sign Up...

Saturday, June 24

Monday, June 26

Tuesday, June 27

  • EL_spotsCOLOR_9.jpgTuesday Adventures for Tykes and Tots - I Spy!
    9:30am
    Read More...
  • NintendoThe Lab - Retro and Modern Nintendo
    2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Read More...

Wednesday, June 28

Thursday, June 29

  • Lockout AustinEscape at the Library with Lockout Austin
    3:00pm, 4:00pm, 5:00pm and 6:00pm
    For teens and adults
    Read More and Sign Up...

Friday, June 30

Saturday, July 1

July

Monday, July 3

Tuesday, July 4

4th of July The Library is Closed for the 4th of July

Wednesday, July 5

  • Star time kids.jpgK-2 Star Time Kids - Architecture: Here There and Everywhere
    10:00am - 11:30am
    For kids who have completed grades K, 1, or 2
    Read More and Sign Up...

Thursday, July 6

  • Discovery Dome - A Planetarium at the Library
    Fully portable digital theaters with true HD
    1. 9:30am - 10:00am; Larry, Cat in Space; tots-gr 2
    2. 10:05am -10:35am; Stellarium; multi-age
    3. 10:40am - 11:10am; Stellarium; multi-age
    4. 11:15am - 11:45am; Stellarium; multi-age
    5. 11:50am - 12:20pm; Black Holes; gr 5 - adults
    Read More and Sign Up...

Friday, July 7

Saturday, July 8

  • Battle of the Books -Book Club Meeting to discuss titles
    10:00am - 11:00am
    Read More...

Monday, July 10

Tuesday, July 11

  • science camp.pngLearn, Construct, Troubleshoot and Improve - A Science Camp with Diana Bell - part 1
    10:00am - 12:00pm
    For kids finishing third, fourth or fifth grades
    Read More and Sign Up...

  • EL_spotsCOLOR_11.jpgTuesday Adventures for Tykes and Tots - Living in Water
    9:30am
    Read More...
  • Nintendo_Entertainment_System_Model.pngThe Lab - Retro and Modern Nintendo
    2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Read More...

Wednesday, July 12

  • Learn, Construct, Troubleshoot and Improve - A Science Camp with Diana Bell - part 2
    10:00am - 12:00pm
    For kids finishing third, fourth or fifth grades
    Read More and Sign Up...

  • science show.pngDaniel G. Benes' Traveling Science Show & Museum!
    3:00pm
    Science Program for elementary to adults.
    Read More and Sign Up...

Thursday, July 13

  • Learn, Construct, Troubleshoot and Improve - A Science Camp with Diana Bell - part 3
    10:00am - 12:00pm
    For kids finishing third, fourth or fifth grades
    Read More and Sign Up...

Friday, July 14

  • Women in Confidence
    11:30am - 1:00pm
    Will you be the Purse or Will you be the Nurse: Long Term Care Strategies for Women
    Click Here to Read More...

Saturday, July 15

Monday, July 17

Tuesday, July 18

  • EL_spotsCOLOR_5.jpgTuesday Adventures for Tykes and Tots - My House
    9:30am
    Read More...
  • wii_1_orig.jpgThe Lab - Retro and Modern Nintendo
    2:00 - 4:00pm
    Read More...

Wednesday, July 19

  • Star time kids.jpgK-2 Star Time Kids - Up, Up and Away! Things that Fly
    10:00am - 11:30am
    For kids who have completed grades K, 1, or 2
    Read More and Sign Up...
  • Singing Zoologist.pngAnimals Rock with Lucas Miller the Singing Zoologist
    3:00pm
    Have you ever sung like a bat? No?
    Well, come to the library and
    Lucas Miller, the “Singing Zoologist”
    will teach you how at his family concert!
    For all ages
    Read More and Sign Up...

Thursday, July 20

  • BattleOfTheBooks.pngBattle of the Books - Competition Day
    Battle 2017 for grades 3-5: 9:30am - 10:30am
    Battle 2017 for grades 6-8: 11:00am - 12:00pm
    Read More...

Friday, July 21

Saturday, July 22

Monday, July 24

Tuesday, July 25

  • Mother Goose Reading and Rhyming with Margaret Clauder
    10:00am
    Mother Goose visits schools and libraries all over to inspire kids once again. She has a hilarious show with lots of puppets and ventriloquism. Kids love the puppets Lambie, Mary, Goosie, Itsy Bitsy, and the other friends who arrive with Mother Goose.
    Toddlers to 2nd grade
    Read More and Sign Up...
  • The Lab - Writing and Performance Workshop with Nathan Brown
    2:00 - 5:00pm
    Performance at 5:30pm
    Read More and Sign Up...

Wednesday, July 26

  • Prize Drawing Party for the K-2 Star Time Kids
    10:00am - 11:00am
  • Prize Drawing Party for the Grade 6-8 Reading Club
    2:00pm – 3:00pm

Thursday, July 27

  • Teen Drama - Classic Tale with a Twist
    Plan and Practice: 10:00am - 11:30am
    Seeking Teens and Preteen participants
    Read More and Sign Up...
  • Prize Drawing Party for the Grade 3-5 Reading Club
    2:00pm – 3:00pm

Friday, July 28

  • Friday Discovery Time - A Classic Tale with a Twist: A Dramatic Story Time
    10:30am - 11:30am
    The Preschool set, ages 4 and up
    Click Here to Read More...
  • Teen Drama - Classic Tale with a Twist
    Cast Call: 10:00am
    Opening: 10:30am
    Seeking Teens and Preteen participants
    Read More and Sign Up...
  • Prize Drawings for Preschool Discovery Reading Club Kids
    11:00am

Saturday, July 29

Animals

Wild Things Zoofari

Animals Rock with Lucas Miller the Singing Zoologist

  • Singing Zoologist.pngDate: Wednesday, July 19
    3:00pm
    Have you ever sung like a bat? No?
    Well, come to the library and
    Lucas Miller, the “Singing Zoologist”
    will teach you how at his family concert!
    For all ages
    Read More and Sign Up...

Arts & Crafts

The Lab - Bad Art

K-2 Star Time Kids - Tower Power

Knit One, Read Too!

  • Dates: Wednesdays, June 7 & July 19
    4:30pm - 6:00pm
    Read More...

Legos @ the Library - Power of Towers

Penmanship: The Art of Cursive Handwriting!

The Lab - Art of Henna

K-2 Star Time Kids - Oh, Give Me a Home

Dramatic Story Time Workshop - A Tall Tale

  • Plan and Practice: Thursday, June 22, 10:00 - 11:30am
    Performance: Friday, June 23, 10:30 - 11:30am
    Seeking Teens and Preteen participants
    Read More and Sign Up...

Calligraphy, the Classic Visual Art

K-2 Star Time Kids - Architecture: Here There and Everywhere

Legos @ the Library - Build a Grand Castle

K-2 Star Time Kids - Up, Up and Away! Things that Fly

Making Flowers

Dramatic Story Time Workshop - A Classic Tale with a Twist

  • Plan and Practice: Thursday, July 27, 10:00am -11:30am
    Performance: Friday, July 28, 10:30 - 11:30am
    Seeking Teens and Preteen participants
    10:00am - 11:30am
    Read More and Sign Up...

Fun & Games

Mah-jongg

Mah-JonggDates: Wednesdays, June 7th, June 21st, July 5th, July 19th
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Meeting Room
Click here for more information...

Legos @ the Library - Power of Towers

The Lab - Retro & Modern Nintendo

  • Nintendo_Entertainment_System_Model.pngDate: Tuesday, June 13, 27 & July 11, 18
    2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Read More...

Summer Chess Group

Escape at the Library with Lockout Austin

Legos @ the Library - Build a Grand Castle

Music

The Dripping Springs Fiddle Club Performs Live!

Mr. Bus Driver Man Sir and Her

Positive RePercussions

  • Date: Wednesday, June 14
    3:00pm
    For Preschool, elementary and older with an interest in percussion.
    Read More and Sign Up...

Animals Rock with Lucas Miller the Singing Zoologist

  • Singing Zoologist.pngDate: Wednesday, July 19
    3:00pm
    Have you ever sung like a bat? No?
    Well, come to the library and
    Lucas Miller, the “Singing Zoologist”
    will teach you how at his family concert!
    For all ages
    Read More and Sign Up...

Science & Technology

K-2 Star Time Kids - Tower Power

Basic Drafting - a Hands-on Approach

  • Dates: Monday, June 12 - Wednesday, June 14
    10:00am - 11:30am
    A three day workshop for Grades 5-8
    Read More and Sign Up...

N-C0d3 - Scratch Adventure

N-C0d3 - Pixel Art Scratch Adventure

K-2 Star Time Kids - Oh, Give Me a Home

The Science of Bread Making - For grades K - 3

The Science of Bread Making - For grades 4 - 8

K-2 Star Time Kids - Architecture: Here There and Everywhere

Discovery Dome - A Planetarium at the Library

  • Date: Thursday, July 6
    1. 9:30am - 10:00am; Larry, Cat in Space; tots-gr 2
    2. 10:05am -10:35am; Stellarium; multi-age
    3. 10:40am - 11:10am; Stellarium; multi-age
    4. 11:15am - 11:45am; Stellarium; multi-age
    5. 11:50am - 12:20pm; Black Holes; gr 5 - adults
    Read More and Sign Up...

Robotics Camp Advanced

Robotics Camp for Beginners

Learn, Construct, Troubleshoot and Improve - A Science Camp with Diana Bell

  • science camp.pngDates: Tuesday, July 11 - Thursday, July 13
    10:00am - 12:00pm
    For kids finishing third, fourth or fifth grades
    Read More and Sign Up...

Daniel G. Benes' Traveling Science Show & Museum!

Robotics Demo - Presented by the DSHS Robotics Team 6357

K-2 Star Time Kids - Up, Up and Away! Things that Fly

Storytelling

Tuesday Adventures for Tykes and Tots

Friday Discovery Time

K-2 Star Time Kids - Tower Power

K-2 Star Time Kids - Oh, Give Me a Home

Gary Whitaker: The Storyman

  • The Story of a WWI PilotDate: Thursday, June 22
    3:00pm
    For Middle School to adults, Non-Fiction Book Clubs and history groups.
    "Open Cockpit, The Story of a WWI Pilot," is a 1st person Storytelling performance based on two books by WWI British Pilot, Arthur Gould Lee.
    Read More and Sign Up...

Dramatic Story Time Workshop - A Tall Tale

  • Plan and Practice: Thursday, June 22, 10:00am - 11:30am
    Performance: Friday, June 23, 10:30 - 11:30am
    Seeking Teens and Preteen participants
    Read More and Sign Up...

K-2 Star Time Kids - Architecture: Here There and Everywhere

K-2 Star Time Kids - Up, Up and Away! Things that Fly

Mother Goose Reading and Rhyming with Margaret Clauder

  • Date: Tuesday, July 25
    10:00am
    Mother Goose visits schools and libraries all over to inspire kids once again. She has a hilarious show with lots of puppets and ventriloquism. Kids love the puppets Lambie, Mary, Goosie, Itsy Bitsy, and the other friends who arrive with Mother Goose.
    Toddlers to 2nd grade
    Read More and Sign Up...

Dramatic Story Time Workshop - A Classic Tale with a Twist

  • Plan and Practice: Thursday, July 27, 10:00am -11:30am
    Performance: Friday, July 28, 10:30 - 11:30am
    Seeking Teens and Preteen participants
    10:00am - 11:30am
    Read More and Sign Up...

Workshops

K-2 Star Time Kids - Tower Power

Women in Confidence - Women, Money, Power

Basic Drafting - a Hands-on Approach

  • Dates: Monday, June 12 - Wednesday, June 14
    10:00am - 11:30am
    A three day workshop for Grades 5-8
    Read More and Sign Up...

K-2 Star Time Kids - Oh, Give Me a Home

Basic Drafting - a Hands-on Approach

  • Dates: Monday, June 12 - Wednesday, June 14
    10:00am - 11:30am
    A three day workshop for Grades 5-8
    Read More and Sign Up...

Dramatic Story Time Workshop - A Tall Tale

  • Plan and Practice: Thursday, June 22, 10:00am - 11:30am
    Performance: Friday, June 23, 10:30 - 11:30am
    Seeking Teens and Preteen participants
    Read More and Sign Up...

Calligraphy, the Classic Visual Art

The Science of Bread Making - For grades K - 3

The Science of Bread Making - For grades 4 - 8

K-2 Star Time Kids - Architecture: Here There and Everywhere

New Book Launch: Holy Water: Rule of Capture
& DIY ePublishing

Learn, Construct, Troubleshoot and Improve - A Science Camp with Diana Bell

  • science camp.pngDates: Tuesday, July 11 - Thursday, July 13
    10:00am - 12:00pm
    For kids finishing third, fourth or fifth grades
    Read More and Sign Up...

Women in Confidence - Will you be the Purse or Will you be the Nurse: Long Term Care Strategies for Women

K-2 Star Time Kids - Up, Up and Away! Things that Fly

Making Flowers

The Lab - Writing and Performance Workshop with Nathan Brown

Dramatic Story Time Workshop - A Classic Tale with a Twist

  • Plan and Practice: Thursday, July 27, 10:00am -11:30am
    Performance: Friday, July 28, 10:30 - 11:30am
    Seeking Teens and Preteen participants
    10:00am - 11:30am
    Read More and Sign Up...

Teens

The Lab - Bad Art

Knit One, Read Too!

  • Dates: Wednesdays, June 7 & July 19
    4:30pm - 6:00pm
    Read More...

The Lab - Retro & Modern Nintendo

  • Nintendo_Entertainment_System_Model.pngDate: Tuesday, June 13, 27 & July 11, 18
    2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Read More...

AT&T's It Can Wait Simulator

The Lab - Art of Henna

Dramatic Story Time Workshop - A Tall Tale

  • Plan and Practice: Thursday, June 22, 10:00 - 11:30am
    Performance: Friday, June 23, 10:30 - 11:30am
    Seeking Teens and Preteen participants
    Read More and Sign Up...

Gary Whitaker: The Storyman

  • The Story of a WWI PilotDate: Thursday, June 22
    3:00pm
    For Middle School to adults, Non-Fiction Book Clubs and history groups.
    "Open Cockpit, The Story of a WWI Pilot," is a 1st person Storytelling performance based on two books by WWI British Pilot, Arthur Gould Lee.
    Read More and Sign Up...

Escape at the Library with Lockout Austin

Qigong

Making Flowers

The Lab - Writing and Performance Workshop with Nathan Brown

Dramatic Story Time Workshop - A Classic Tale with a Twist

  • Plan and Practice: Thursday, July 27, 10:00am -11:30am
    Performance: Friday, July 28, 10:30 - 11:30am
    Seeking Teens and Preteen participants
    10:00am - 11:30am
    Read More and Sign Up...

Adults

Master Gardeners on the Porch

Non-Fiction Addiction

  • By: candice MillerDate: Thursday, June 1
    6:00pm
    Discussing Destiny of the Republic: A Tale of Madness, Medicine and the Murder of a President, by: Candice Millard
    Click here for more information...

All Abilities Chair Exercise: Mind, Body, Soul Series

Mah-jongg

Knit One, Read Too!

  • Dates: Wednesdays, June 7 & July 19
    4:30pm - 6:00pm
    Read More...

Charlotte's Book Club

Women in Confidence - Women, Money, Power

AT&T's It Can Wait Simulator

Gary Whitaker: The Storyman

  • The Story of a WWI PilotDate: Thursday, June 22
    3:00pm
    For Middle School to adults, Non-Fiction Book Clubs and history groups.
    "Open Cockpit, The Story of a WWI Pilot," is a 1st person Storytelling performance based on two books by WWI British Pilot, Arthur Gould Lee.
    Read More and Sign Up...

Non-Fiction Addiction

New Book Launch: Holy Water: Rule of Capture
& DIY ePublishing

Charlotte's Book Club

Women in Confidence - Will you be the Purse or Will you be the Nurse: Long Term Care Strategies for Women

Qigong

Making Flowers

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