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PDF Version of the January & February Calendar

For more details on any of our adult programs, please call 512-401-5608.

This Month

SCORE Workshop: An Introduction to Patent Law – Protecting Your Intellectual Property
Tuesday, February 4, 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
This workshop addresses the essentials of patent law for small and growing businesses and provides practical advice for how to protect the intellectual property of your business. Identify various types of intellectual property, the extent of these rights, and the remedies for infringement. Register here: http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07egu5qo5bda79ba41&llr=6foezucab&showPage=true

Pressed Flower Card Making (Space limited)
Saturday, February 8, 2:00 p.m.
Instructor Taffy Gauger will teach participants to create beautiful, pressed flower cards. Space is limited to the first ten attendees and intended for ages 18+. Questions? Call 401-5608.

Ongoing

Adult Book Discussion Group
We typically meet on the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month at 1:00 p.m . We’ll be discussing the same book at each session, so please choose either meeting to attend.
Upcoming selections are:        

  • Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate
    • Tuesday, January 14, 1:00 p.m.
    • Tuesday, January 28, 1:00 p.m.
  • The Hour of Peril by Daniel Stashower
    • Tuesday, February 11, 1:00 p.m.
    • Tuesday, February 25, 1:00 p.m.
  • The Moment of Truth by Damian McNicholl
    • Tuesday, March 10, 1:00 p.m.
    • Tuesday, March 24, 1:00 p.m.

Coloring & Conversation
Colored pencils and markers provided.

  • Friday, January 24, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
  • Friday, January 31, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
  • Friday, February 14, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
  • Friday, February 21, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
  • Friday, February 21, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

One-on-One Computer Help (Registration required)
Do you need to learn basic computer skills? Attend one of our hands-on computer workshops and improve your skills in one of these areas: using email, basic Internet searching, using Microsoft Word, or accessing the Library’s eBooks and digital audiobooks. A library representative will work one-on-one with you for a 30-minute session. Call 512-401-5608 to register or for more details.

  • Thursday, February 13, 9:30 a.m., 10:00 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 11:00 a.m.
  • Wednesday, February 26, 9:30 a.m., 10:00 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 11:00 a.m.

Green Thumbs Up Gardening : Snakes and Other Critters
Thursday, February 13, 7:00 p.m.
Join us for this ongoing program about gardening. On the second Thursday of the month, the A&M Agrilife Extension Office will present on a different topic; this month we’re learning about garden creatures. This presentation will include information about how to identify beneficial snakes and spiders and how to deal with potentially pesky critters, such as raccoons, opossums, armadillos and feral cats. Questions? Call 512-401-5608.

Knitting and Crochet Group
Meets every Friday, 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Open to knitters and crocheters of all skill levels, from beginner to expert.

 Let's Talk! English Practice
Let’s Talk! is an easy way to practice your English conversation skills! Meet new people, talk about common topics, and ask questions! We're taking a brief break over the holidays and will resume in January.

  • Saturday, February 1, 3:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, February 15, 3:00 p.m.

Movies in the Morning
Movies are shown on the first Friday at 10:00 am. Light refreshments provided.

  • Friday, February 7, 10:00 a.m.: Judy (PG-13; 1 hr, 58 min)
  • Friday, March 6, 10:00 a.m.: Downton Abbey (PG; 2 hr, 2 min)
  • Friday, April 3, 10:00 a.m.: Blinded by the Light (PG-13; 1 hr, 58 min)

Sensory Cinema
Monday, February 10, 6:30 p.m.
Join us for a showing of a popular movie for adults! Feel free to walk around, clap along with the movie or just enjoy an accepting environment.  Film volume will be lower, lights and subtitles will be on during the movie and popcorn will be served.  This month’s movie will be “Yesterday” (PG-13 1hr 56min). Call 512-401-5608 for more information.