Adults


Upcoming Events

Events for adults are listed in red on our online Events Calendar. Download a printed calendar of all April 2015 library events.

eBooks are here, and more have been added! Find out more on our eBook page or go directly to our ebook collection.

Authors and Writing

Author Visits and Book Signings

If you are an author who is interested in visiting one of our libraries, please contact us.

Book Clubs

Afternoon Book Club

A new book club for adults has started at Larry J. Ringer Library. All adults are welcome! This club usually meets from 5:30 to 7:00 on the first Tuesday afternoon of the month. If you have any questions, contact Hilary at (979) 764-3416.

Library Reading Group

The Library Reading Group meets on the third Thursday of the month from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Larry J. Ringer Library in College Station. This book club is for adults and is led by Peggy. Contact Peggy at pnoynaert@bryantx.gov or (979) 209-5600 for more information, or visit the Library Reading Group page to see book selections and meeting dates.

Books to Go

The Brazos Valley Area Agency on Aging's RSVP (Retired Senior Volunteer Program) and the Bryan College Station Public Library System provide a program to deliver books to homebound senior citizens. Contact the Clara B. Mounce Public Library at (979) 209-5600 (in Bryan) or contact Ed at Larry J. Ringer Library (in College Station) to ask for registration materials to be sent to you. Books will be delivered every three weeks, and you can call the library to renew books. If you are interested in helping with this program, contact RSVP at (979) 595-2800 or email rsvp@bvcog.org.

Computer Classes

Computer classes in Bryan are being held at the Clara B. Mounce Public Library on Thursdays from 10:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. For more information about Bryan classes, contact Clara B. Mounce Public Library's Reference Desk at (979) 209-5600. If you are interested in Spanish computer help, please contact Bobbee at (979) 209-5616 for more information.

Computer classes at Ringer Library are held on Friday mornings from 9:30 to 11:30 AM. For information about College Station classes, contact Ringer Library's Reference Desk at (979) 764-3416. Larry J. Ringer Library computer classes are held on laptops in the front meeting room. The library has some, but you are also welcome to bring your own laptop and/or mouse. Reservations are not required, but class size is limited.

Social Media

Keep up with the library system through social media. Each of the local libraries has a Facebook page, there is a Pinterest page for the library system, and we have an electronic newsletter. You can subscribe to our newsletter to receive notifications about upcoming events. Ringer Library also has a Twitter page at twitter.com/RingerLibrary.

Summer Reading

Our 2015 theme for adults was "Escape the Ordinary". Check back for more information in May; registration starts May 26. If you would like to donate a prize or make a donation, you can contact the librarians at Clara B. Mounce Public Library in Bryan or at Larry J. Ringer Library in College Station. For more information, contact the Reference Desks: (979) 764-3416 for Ringer Library in College Station and (979) 209-5600 for Mounce Library in Bryan.

Volunteering

Adults who would like to volunteer at any of the libraries may contact a library manager or the library system director. All adults interested in volunteering must also visit the City of Bryan's Volunteer Program website to get an application. If you are interested in helping with one of the Friends of the Library's book sales, please contact the Friends.

Contacts

Clara B. Mounce Public Library (Bryan, TX) - (979) 209-5600, ask for the Reference Desk
Larry J. Ringer Library (College Station, TX) - (979) 764-3416, ask for the Reference Desk
Carnegie History Center (Bryan, TX) - (979) 209-5630

Last updated: April 17, 2015

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