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7/16/24 Family read, Libby update, teens, tall tales, music, art & more

7/9/24 Preschool kit, Mad Science, sand art, Ramblin’ Rita & series reading

7/2/24 Meet a sloth, lots of authors, Mad Science, BookPage & more!

6/25/24 Play, storyboards, embroidery, Kate DiCamillo, special storytimes & more!

6/18/24 Library birthday, animal programs, special storytimes, Percussion Things & more!

6/11/24 Tons of kids’ programs, art for adults, quilt raffle, author talks & more!

6/4/24 Summer activity kits, magic, dinosaurs, fire trucks, games, BookPage & more!

5/28/24 Summer programs, Free Play volunteers, sand art, new mural, & more

5/21/24 Summer preview, Mars, poetry, reading for fun & more!

5/14/24 Gilded art, embroidery, author R.F. Kuang, art exhibit & more

5/7/24 Eanes History, play programs, Taiko drummers, musicals & more

4/30/24 Play programs, author talks, migrating birds, BookPage & more

4/23/24 Storytimes, college admissions, animated films, book requests & more

4/16/24 Award, bats, authors, embroidery, poetry & more

4/9/24 Unicorns, Pre-K kit, macramé, poetry & more

4/2/24 Eclipse news, authors, Sound Bath Meditation, college talks & more

3/26/24 Easter break, Eanes history, college admissions, BookPage & more

3/19/24 Ask a Spaceman, art reception, embroidery, CloudLibrary & more

3/12/24 Spring break, college prep, author visits, a new kit & more

3/5/24 Free play, juggling, Mad Science, alpacas, Christopher Paolini & more

2/27/24 Eanes history, Nina Totenberg, CPR, BookPage & more

2/20/24 Collage, Leap Day, embroidery, author Kim Scott & more

2/13/24 Watch & Play, Dragon Dance, Jason Mott, Collage & more

2/6/24 Dragon dance, play days, Eanes history & more

1/30/24 Classics, GenealogyPants, Valentine’s, BookPage & more

1/23/24 Book awards, Holocaust Remembrance, weaving and spinning demo & more

1/16/24 Screen time, embroidery, author talks, art exhibit & more

1/9/24 Preschool kit, change, robotics, Great Courses & more

1/2/24 Kids’ programs, German & Spanish, book clubs & more

12/26/23 Noon Year’s Eve, Cedar Choppers, BookPage & more

12/19/23 Holiday schedule & programs, winter-y reads, & more

12/12/23 Holiday programs, yoga & meditation, Kanopy & more

12/5/23 Reading for fun, winter wreaths, Elizabeth Kahura, Consumer Reports & more

11/28/23 Mini horses & cocoa, Hanukkah, BookPage & more

11/21/23 Thanksgiving, mahjong, author talks, genealogy & more

11/14/23 Data privacy, wills & trusts, yoga, languages & more

11/7/23 Veterans Day, Mahjong, embroidery, estate planning & more

10/31/23 Halloween, DiNovember, Spanish, BookPage & more

10/24/23 Boo Babies, thank-you notes, BK Bones, Medicare, John Stamos & more

10/17/23 TeenTober, Halloween, Work & Play, John Irving & more

10/10/23 Neil Gaiman, Halloween, art exhibit, Ruth Ware & more

10/3/23 Eclipse, pre-school kit, Mad Science, Rick Steves & more

9/29/23 Laura’s Library re-opens today!

9/26/23 Laura’s update, Work & Play, new storytime, Eanes history & more

9/19/23 Book sales, Amor Towles, Medicare 101 & more

9/12/23 Creativity, Mark Pryor, college essays & more

9/5/23 Mental health, Eanes history, spinal workshop & more

8/29/23 Storytime, Heartsong, Bookpage, genealogy & more

8/22/23 Laura’s update, college admissions, writing workshop, & modern gothic mysteries

8/15/23  YA for adults, Cassandra Clare, spinal workshop & more

8/8/23 Back-to-school kit, summer celebration, WWII history, laughter yoga & more

8/1/23  Summer finale, Mad Science, Shakespeare, BookPage & more

7/25/23  Wizarding Week, Lemoncello Library Games, Lucas Miller & more

7/18/23  Teddy bear picnic, weaving, Ramblin’ Rita, Lucas Miller & more

7/11/23  Laura’s update, preschool kit, Percussion Things, Midsummer Celebration & more

7/4/23  Independence Day, Eanes history, Mad Science, arcade & more

6/27/23  Laura’s update, adult programs, graphic novels, BookPage & more

6/20/23  Staci Gray, graphic novel drawing, juggling & more

6/13/23  Family read, Spanish storytime, A Day in Africa, Will Parker & more

6/6/23  Summer kit, Mad Science, quilt raffle, baseball fever, read-along books & more

5/30/23  Summer opening, LEGOs, arcade, BookPage & more

5/23/23  Dinosaurs, Typewriter Rodeo, Joe McDermott, magician Cody Fisher & tons more!

5/16/23  Construction progress, summer planning, writing workshops, audiobooks & more

5/9/23  Animal art, college essays, requesting books & more

5/2/23  Mad Science, BookPage, Sound Bath Meditation, Eanes History & more

4/25/23  Nat’l Library Week, author talks, Libby & more

4/18/23  Dolphins, bees, Udemy & more

4/11/23  Poetry, preschool kit, college applications, unicorns & more

4/4/23  West Lake history, decoupage kit, magazines, embroidery & more

3/28/23  Haikus, teen stress, books to screen, BookPage & more

3/21/23  Author talks, college essays, Rambin’ Rita and more

3/14/23  More spring break programs and kits

3/7/23   Spring break programs, Bluebonnets and Lone Stars, & more

2/28/23  Upcoming construction at Laura’s, Neal Spelce, BookPage & more

2/21/23  Yoga, teen mental health, Sadeqa Johnson, secret codes & more

2/14/23  LEGO Watch & Play, juggling, college admissions, Great Reads 7 more

2/7/23  Author visits, Black History Month, kids’ awards, Valentines & more

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