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Posted on: February 12, 2020

Upcoming Library Events: Feb. 13 through Feb. 19

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High School Equivalency Registration

February 13, 9:00 a.m. or 6:30 p.m.

Adults wanting to prepare for the High School Equivalency exam come register for our free classes. Classes meet Monday through Thursday at 9:00 a.m. and Tuesday and Thursday at 6:30 p.m.


Growing Up Wild

February 13, 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.

Come out to this nature experience! We’ll read books on different nature topics each month, followed by a fun craft or outdoor activity. Preschool aged children are welcome to attend our 10:00 a.m. session, while school aged children should attend our after-school session at 4:00 p.m. This month’s topic is flowers!


Teen Anti-Valentine’s Day Party

February 13, 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

If you’re not a fan of Valentine’s day, well you’re in luck! Come join us for an anti-cupid, anti-red, anti-Valentine’s day party! Un-celebrate this holiday with cranky crafts, moody music, and spiteful snacks. Participants are encouraged to wear dark colors, no pink or red! For 6th-12th graders.


Valentine’s Day Storytime

February 14, 10:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.

Join us for stories about love and Valentine’s Day, then stay for a craft after the 11:00 a.m. storytime! For ages 2 and up.


Baby Storytime

February 14, 12:00 p.m.

An early literacy playgroup for pre-walkers. Join other babies for songs, stories, stretches and playtime!


AARP Tax Aid

February 15, 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Trained volunteers from AARP prepare individual tax returns for free at the library. Appointments available and walk-ins welcome. Bring all tax-related documents, including last year’s tax return, social security cards for all dependents, and a photo ID. Make appointment at aarp.org/taxaide.


Baby Day

February 15, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Baby Day is the only statewide celebration of the first three years, when early experiences shape livelong potential. This event will feature interactive activities, community resources, and developmental screenings that promote bonding and delight for caregivers and very young children! Presented by Early Childhood Coalition of Hays County.


Puppet Show! The Lion and the Mouse

February 18, 10:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m., & 6:30 p.m.

The library puppeteers perform a puppet show for all ages. The evening puppet show will include a special musical story share performance.

Info: Call 512.393.8200


Cuéntame Bilingual Stories

February 18, 12:00 p.m.

For ages 3 to 6. Stories, songs, and fun in English and Spanish. Para niños de 3 a 6 años. Cuentos, canciones, y diversión en inglés y español.


Book Discussion: How to be an Antiracist

February 18, 7:00 p.m.

Join us for a group discussion of the book How to Be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi. In this book Kendi draws on ethics, history, law, science, and personal narrative, to consider what an antiracist society might look like. Not colorblind, not nonracist, but antiracist; like a self-help book for society at large. Discussion facilitated by Carolyn Jennings.


Workforce Wednesday

February 19, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Your résumé, cover letters, and job searches take time. In response, the library is offering extended hours with professional, personalized assistance, every Wednesday through the spring.


Computer Class

February 19, 10:00 a.m.

Free introductory computer classes in email, Internet searching, Microsoft Word, and Microsoft Excel for adults. Learn how to get started with your iPad or tablet.


Philosophy Dialogues

February 19, 4:30 p.m. to 5:45 p.m.

Adults participate in a round table discussion with students and faculty of the Texas State University Philosophy Department. Topic: What is a Philosophical Question? presented by Jo Ann Carson.


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