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1/31/23  Survey, BookPage, Valentines & more

1/23/23  BBC on Kanopy, Valen-slime, Holocaust Remembrance Week & more

1/17/23  Laughter yoga, Kayla Olson, college prep, penguins & more

1/10/23  Braille, PreK kit, MLK, WHS speaker & more

1/3/23  Author talks, watercolor exhibit, newborn packets, ValueLine & more

12/27/22  Work & Play, Noon Year’s Eve, BookPage, fentanyl info & more

12/20/22  A Christmas Carol, Work & Play, candle kit & more

12/13/22  New family discussion kits, pre-school kits, mini horse, Elf & more

12/6/22  Mini Horses & Cocoa, Frederik Backman, Hanukkah Menorahs, and more

11/29/22  Genealogy, needle-felting, Geraldine Brooks, BookPage & more

11/22/22  Thanksgiving, birds of Commons Ford, cloudLibrary & more

11/15/22  Book bundles, birding, dinosaurs & more

11/8/22  Veterans Day, preschool kit, Ann Richards, donosaurs & more

11/1/22  Texas Book Festival, BookPage, Big Library Read & more

10/25/22  Halloween fun, Boo Babies, fall crafting, Mad Science & more

10/18/22  Children’s author panel, costume storytime, glow jars & more

10/11/22  Crafting, pre-school kit, author talks & more

10/4/22  Dark skies, Tech Generation, pumpkin decorating & more

9/27/22  Miss Marple, art show, WHS speaker & more

9/20/22  Goodnight Moon, Hispanic Heritage Month, author talks & more

9/13/22  Tech help, preschool kit, mental health resources & more

9/6/22  Grandparents, Eanes History, new Senior Series, and more

8/30/22  Labor Day, book sale, WHS Speaker Series, parenting books, and more

8/23/22  4000 Weeks, book clubs, tutors, community info & more

8/16/22  Library parking, resources for studetnst, Eanes history & more

8/9/22  Memoirs, summer celebration, pre-K kits, bilingual books & more

8/2/22  Back to school, BookPage, Lucas Miller, public health updates & more

7/26/22  Harry Potter, author talks, graphic novels, community info & more

7/19/22  Comfort reading, kids’ crafts, language learning, COVID & more

7/12/22  Author talks, PreSchool kit, Mr. Will, online magazines, COVID & more

7/5/22  Firewise, West Lake Beach history, drop-in programs, Bookpage, COVID & more

6/28/22  July 4th, drop-in programs, travel and non-fiction, Covid & more

6/21/22  Art exhibit, Will Parker concert, Wednesday crafts, COVID & more

6/14/22  Preschool kit, Juneteenth, summer programs, COVID & more

6/7/22  Summer programs, Pride Month, COIVD & more

5/31/22  Summer kickoff, open Sundays, book sale, quilt raffle & more

5/24/22  Keep kids reading, summer programs, COVID updates & more

5/17/22  Summer programs, art reception, beehive, job opening & more

5/10/22  Summer, Sundays, preschool kit, Jewish American Heritage Month & more

5/3/22  Kids’ activities, Texas history, Asian/Pacific American Month & more

4/26/22  New authors, author visit, book festival, community news, programs & more

4/19/22  More online newspapers, author visits, community news, COVID & more

4/12/22  Poetry, Year in Review, a short survey, programs & more

4/5/22  Unicorn Day, quilters, local history, kids’ magazines, COVID & more

3/29/22  Dyslexia, author visit, programs, community news, COVID & more

3/22/22  Daily creative practice, women creators, community news, COVID & more

3/15/22  Spring break activities, Ukraine, COVID & more

3/8/22   Author talk, pre-K kit, women’s history, programs, COVID & more

3/1/22  BookPage, legal resources, new CDC guidelines, programs & more

2/22/22  Twos-Day, programs, community news & more

2/15/22  Backyard plans, book clubs, COVID & more

2/8/22  Wordle, kits, author visit, COVID & more

2/1/22  Read aloud, Black history, elections, community news & COVID

1/25/22  Learning challenges, programs, election news & COVID

1/18/22  Fiction escape, art exhibit, community news & COVID updates

1/11/22  Get organized, new kits, MLK Day, & COVID

1/4/22  Staying connected, programs, community news, and COVID

12/28/21  Staying safe, library programs, and COVID update

12/21/21  Holiday closure, library news, Omicron variant and COVID update

12/14/21  Holiday hours, Eanes survey, library news & COVID update

12/7/21  Book store & donations, blood drive, programs, COVID & more

11/30/21  Best of 2021, library programs, Hanukkah, COVID & more

11/23/21  Thanksgiving hours, upcoming programs, COVID updates & more

11/16/21  Reading for fun, Wall Street Journal, Native American Heritage Month & more

11/9/21  New hours, Veterans Day, library programs & more

11/2/21  Backyard storytime, local history, writing workshop & lots more!

10/26/21  Halloween, genealogy, library and community news

10/19/21  New books, library news, programs, community events & more

10/12/21  Planning ahead, library programs, online newspapers & more

10/5/21  Wednesday 7pm close, Amanda Eyre Ward, crochet kits & more

9/28/21  Smile Day, learning to read, community news & COVID updates

9/21/21  Letter writing, library news, COVID updates, & more

9/14/21  Author visits, new hours, Hispanic Heritage Month & more

9/7/21  Remembering 9/11, library news, & COVID updates

8/31/21  Library news, quokkas, community events, and COVID updates

8/24/21  Change, Baking, Afghanistan, and COVID

8/17/21  Back-to-school stress, library news, and COVID updates

8/10/21  Back to school, education topics, and COVID updates

8/3/21  Stories, library news and COVID updates

7/27/21  New books and programs plus COVID update

7/20/21 Library news & COVID update

7/13/21  Pre-school kits, author visit, COVID updates, and more

7/6/21   Westbank is open, new Discovery Kits, 2nd summer read-aloud & more!

6/29/21  Westbank update, 4th of July, and more

6/22/21  Storywalk, kids’ room, Wednesday programs & more

6/15/21  Laura’s Library is open!

6/8/21   Updates, Preschool Kit, Typewriter Rodeo, COVID and more

6/1/21   Summer discovery kits, Typewriter Rodeo, COVID updates and more

5/25/21   Summer plans, library updates, community news, COVID, and more

5/18/21  Approaching normalcy, library news, COVID updates, programs & more

5/11/21  Annual report, good COVID news, library programs, and more!

5/4/21   Progress, activities, community and COVID updates

4/27/21  Book bundles, writers’ group, community and COVID updates

4/20/21  Beginner’s Mind, library news and programs, community news, and COVID

4/13/21  Plans, poetry, Activities, COVID updates & more

4/6/21  Poetry month, autism, artisan workshops, community news & more

3/30/21   Upcoming plans, election, programs, and more

3/23/21  Longer hours, mini Westbank, reserve changes, and more

3/16/21   Moving books to Laura’s Library, curiosity kits, spring break programs, COVID and more

3/9/21  Progress at Westbank, take home activities, new books, COVID updates

3/2/21   Westbank damage update, program highlights, COVID updates, and more

2/23/21   Changes to library service and other news

2/17/21   Water damage at Westbank

2/16/21  Transaction window coming soon, snow and ice, repairing your garden, COVID and more

2/9/21  Upcoming Closure, Pre-K Kits, Valentines, Black History Month, COVID and more

2/2/21  Groundhog Day, upcoming closure, Black History Month, COVID variants and more

1/26/21  Creative reading, watching legislation, long COVID and more

1/19/21   Reading fiction, new book club kits, vaccine info and more

1/12/21  MLK Day, Pre-K kits, the Night Sky, COVID, and more  [This issue mistakenly mentions Dr. Joseph Peniel as heading Eanes’ DEI initiative. That, in fact, is Dr. Mark Gooden.]

1/5/21  Stay Curious, reading logs, snow & more

12/29/20  Goodbye 2020, reading challenges, COVID Stage 5, upcoming programs

12/22/20  Noon Year’s Eve, holiday closures, COVID updates

12/15/20   Upcoming holiday fun, planet watching, COVID news

12/08/20  Food banks, Artisan’s Market, author visits, COVID stats in plain English

12/01/20  Artisans’ Market, art classes, Lyle Thormann tribute. COVID news (vaccines), programs

11/24/20  Thanksgiving closure, upcoming artisans’ market, COVID news

11/17/20   New materials, COVID updates, community and library programs

11/10/20  Veterans Day, new preschool kit, COVID count comparisons, programs

11/03/20   Election Day, history programs, racism terminology and book club kits, COVID updates

10/27/20  Halloween fun, election and COVID updates

10/20/20  Being creative during the pandemic, Halloween fun, genealogy resources, latest on elections and COVID, a bit about Montpelier and James Madison

10/13/20  Connecting a few minutes at a time, writing and author visits, electioneering, COVID updates

10/6/20   Keeping the kids connected, election news, COVID updates, programs

9/29/20  Friends of the Library, library election, book bundles for all ages, COVID in schools, election updates, programs

9/22/20  Preschool kits, ILLs, new COVID metrics and dashboards

9/15/20  Including interlibrary loans, RBDigital Overdrive merger, discrimination in the justice system, mask washing

9/7/20  Library on break, new pick up hours

9/1/20  Including artisan workshops, robotics, evaulating COVID risk,

8/25/20  Including audiobook narrators, BookPage, oak wilt

8/18/20  Fake news, print service, Labor Week break, contemporary black authors, COVID guidance, programs, and news

8/11/20   End of summer, TCMS Town Hall with Dr. Leonard, Parenting & Education Book Group,

8/4/20  Getting ready for school, stuff for kids, and news

7/28/20  New programs, COVID benchmarks, and news

7/21/20   Midsummer fun packs, book clubs, programs, and updates

7/14/20   Introducing Vox and Book Bundles, community conversations about race registration, and more

7/7/20   Making your mark, upcoming programs, and community updates

6/30/20   New programs, community conversations, election and COVID updates

6/23/20   Library & community news, COVID spikes, read about racism with no wait time

6/16/20   Library news, COVID updates, community conversations about race

6/9/20   Protests, library news, COVID updates, and election news

6/2/20   Summer kits and programs, Reserve & Pick Up service, read about racism, coronavirus updates

5/26/20  Summer kickoff, contact tracing, Lost Creek park access, upcoming programs

5/19/20   Library updates, next phases of re-opening Texas, fawns and coyotes, celebrating graduating seniors

5/12/20   Return library books between now and May 30, parks access, new COVID tests, book to movie pairings

5/5/20   Homesteading tips, help for businesses in Rollingwood, job search help, restaurants re-opening

4/28/20   Texas begins phased re-opening, the library is not re-opening quite yet, understanding COVID data

4/21/20   Visit with a Librarian, information about COVID-19 testing, ways to help, business resources, links to your government representatives

4/14/20   Re-opening in Texas, library resources, planning ahead to manage illness from home, all about masks

4/7/20   Getting good information, de-stressing, food safety, pet safety

3/31/20   Staying connected, programs through Zoom, working from home with kids

3/24/20   Ways to look after each other, the digital library

3/17/20   Library closure, changes to library service

3/16/20  Reduced library hours, limited services

3/14/20  Coronavirus information, using the library from home