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LIBRARIES CLOSED FOR NEW YEAR'S DAY Event Details

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Larry J. Ringer Library will be closing at 7 p.m. on Monday, December 31.

All Bryan+College Station Public Library System locations will be closed Tuesday, January 1, 2013 for New Year's Day.

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Puppet Practice (LJRL) Event Details

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4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Practice for January 19 puppet show.

Contact Kathy Nixie at (979) 764-3416 for more information.

Puppet Practice (LJRL) Event Details

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4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Practice for January 19 puppet show.

Contact Kathy Nixie at (979) 764-3416 for more information.

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Teen Book Club (CBMPL) Event Details

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2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

The book club will be discussing Warriors: Into the Wild by Erin Hunter.

Contact Sam at (979) 209-5600 for more information.

The book club meets upstairs.

Teen Book Club (CBMPL)»

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Computer Basics 1 (CBMPL) Event Details

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10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Free computer class provided by the nonprofit Technology for All. This is part 1 of a 2-part class. The second class will be held on Wednesday, January 9. Computer classes will be held in the library's upstairs computer lab. Space is limited, but reservations are not required.

Questions? Contact the Reference Desk at (979) 209-5600.

Computer Basics 1 (CBMPL)»

Computer Basics 1 (LJRL) Event Details

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1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Free computer class provided by the nonprofit Technology for All. This is part 1 of a 2-part class. The second class will be held on Friday, January 11. Computer classes will be held in the library's front meeting room. Space is limited, but reservations are not required.

Questions? Contact the Reference Desk at (979) 764-3416.

Computer Basics 1 (LJRL)»

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Friends of the Library (CBMPL) -- CANCELLED Event Details

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Today's Friends meeting has been cancelled due to weather. If you have any questions, contact Library Director Larry Koeninger at (979) 209-5611.

Friends of the Library (CBMPL) -- CANCELLED»

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Computer Basics 2 (CBMPL) Event Details

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10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Free computer class provided by the nonprofit Technology for All. This is part 2 of a 2-part class. The first class was held on Monday, January 7. Computer classes will be held in the library's upstairs computer lab. Space is limited, but reservations are not required.

Questions? Contact the Reference Desk at (979) 209-5600.

Computer Basics 2 (CBMPL)»

LJRL Teen Book Club Event Details

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4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Teens: Come talk about a favorite book, one you've read recently, or one you are currently reading.

Have you seen any movies based on books? You can talk about those too.

Free refreshments provided by the Friends of the Library.

The LJRL Teen Book Club usually meets the first Wednesday of the month, but this January, we will be meeting a week later due to CSISD's winter break.

LJRL Teen Book Club»

Puppet Practice (LJRL) Event Details

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5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Practice for January 19 puppet show.

Contact Kathy Nixie at (979) 764-3416 for more information.

Puppet Practice (LJRL) Event Details

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5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Practice for January 19 puppet show.

Contact Kathy Nixie at (979) 764-3416 for more information.

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Resume / Job Search / Computer Help (CBMPL) Event Details

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10:00 am – 12:00 pm

The nonprofit Technology for All offers computer classes, generally on Monday and Wednesday mornings.

The instructor will be offering individualized help on resume, job search, and computers on Friday mornings in the library's upstairs computer lab. You are not required to take the classes in order to attend the Friday morning help sessions.

Space is limited, but reservations are not required.

Questions? Contact the Reference Desk at (979) 209-5600.

Resume / Job Search / Computer Help (CBMPL)»

Computer Basics 2 (LJRL) Event Details

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1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Free computer class provided by the nonprofit Technology for All. This is part 2 of a 2-part class. The first class was held on Monday, January 7. Computer classes will be held in the library's front meeting room. Space is limited, but reservations are not required.

Questions? Contact the Reference Desk at (979) 764-3416.

Computer Basics 2 (LJRL)»

Resume / Job Search / Computer Help (LJRL) Event Details

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3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

The nonprofit Technology for All offers computer classes, generally on Monday and Friday afternoons.

The instructor will be offering individualized help on resume, job search, and computers on Friday afternoons in the front meeting room. You are not required to take the classes in order to attend the Friday afternoon help sessions.

Space is limited, but reservations are not required.

Questions? Contact the Reference Desk at (979) 764-3416.

Resume / Job Search / Computer Help (LJRL)»

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Books & Beans Book Club (CBMPL) Event Details

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2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

The book club will be discussing Chasing Fireflies by Charles Martin.

Contact Sam at (979) 209-5600 for more information.

The book club meets upstairs.

Books & Beans Book Club (CBMPL)»

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Email Introduction 1 (CBMPL) Event Details

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10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Free computer class provided by the nonprofit Technology for All. This is part 1 of a 2-part class. The second class will be held on Wednesday, January 16. Computer classes will be held in the library's upstairs computer lab. Space is limited, but reservations are not required.

Questions? Contact the Reference Desk at (979) 209-5600.

Email Introduction 1 (CBMPL)»

Email Introduction 1 (LJRL) Event Details

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1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Free computer class provided by the nonprofit Technology for All. This is part 1 of a 2-part class. The second class will be held on Friday, January 18. Computer classes will be held in the library's front meeting room. Space is limited, but reservations are not required.

Questions? Contact the Reference Desk at (979) 764-3416.

Email Introduction 1 (LJRL)»

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Library Advisory Board (CBMPL) -- CANCELLED Event Details

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The library advisory board scheduled today has been cancelled.

Library Advisory Board (CBMPL) -- CANCELLED»

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Family Storytime (CBMPL) -- CANCELLED Event Details

Email Introduction 2 (CBMPL) Event Details

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10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Free computer class provided by the nonprofit Technology for All. This is part 2 of a 2-part class. The first class was held on Monday, January 14. Computer classes will be held in the library's upstairs computer lab. Space is limited, but reservations are not required.

Questions? Contact the Reference Desk at (979) 209-5600.

Email Introduction 2 (CBMPL)»

Puppet Practice (LJRL) Event Details

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4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Practice for January 19 puppet show.

Contact Kathy Nixie at (979) 764-3416 for more information.

Puppet Practice (LJRL) Event Details

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4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Practice for January 19 puppet show.

Contact Kathy Nixie at (979) 764-3416 for more information.

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Ready to Read Storytime (CBMPL) -- CANCELLED Event Details

Baby and Toddler Storytime (CBMPL) -- CANCELLED Event Details

Library Reading Group (LJRL) Event Details

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7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Monthly meeting. This month, the group will be discussing "Cutting For Stone" by Abraham Verghese. For more information, contact Peggy at the library, (979) 764-3416.

Doors open at 6:30. If you arrive at 7:00 or later, please come to the door on the end of the building (left corner if you are facing the building).

Library Reading Group (LJRL)»

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Resume / Job Search / Computer Help (CBMPL) Event Details

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10:00 am – 12:00 pm

The nonprofit Technology for All offers computer classes, generally on Monday and Wednesday mornings.

The instructor will be offering individualized help on resume, job search, and computers on Friday mornings in the library's upstairs computer lab. You are not required to take the classes in order to attend the Friday morning help sessions.

Space is limited, but reservations are not required.

Questions? Contact the Reference Desk at (979) 209-5600.

Resume / Job Search / Computer Help (CBMPL)»

Email Introduction 2 (LJRL) Event Details

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1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Free computer class provided by the nonprofit Technology for All. This is part 2 of a 2-part class. The first class was held on Monday, January 14. Computer classes will be held in the library's front meeting room. Space is limited, but reservations are not required.

Questions? Contact the Reference Desk at (979) 764-3416.

Email Introduction 2 (LJRL)»

Resume / Job Search / Computer Help (LJRL) Event Details

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3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

The nonprofit Technology for All offers computer classes, generally on Monday and Friday afternoons.

The instructor will be offering individualized help on resume, job search, and computers on Friday afternoons in the front meeting room. You are not required to take the classes in order to attend the Friday afternoon help sessions.

Space is limited, but reservations are not required.

Questions? Contact the Reference Desk at (979) 764-3416.

Resume / Job Search / Computer Help (LJRL)»

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Puppet Show (LJRL) Event Details

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10:00 am – 11:00 am

Free puppet show, "A Bear's Tail Tale"

All ages are welcome.

For more details, contact Kathy Nixie or Suzy at (979) 764-3416.

Puppet Show (LJRL) Event Details

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10:00 am – 11:00 am

Free puppet show, "A Bear's Tail Tale"

All ages are welcome.

For more details, contact Kathy Nixie or Suzy at (979) 764-3416.

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LIBRARIES CLOSED FOR MLK DAY Event Details

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All Bryan+College Station Public Library System locations will be closed Monday, January 21, 2013 for Martin Luther King, Jr., Day.

LIBRARIES CLOSED FOR MLK DAY»

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Library Advisory Board (CBMPL) Event Details

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5:15 pm – 6:15 pm

The Library Advisory Board will be meeting at the Carnegie History Center at 5:15 PM.

Library Advisory Board (CBMPL)»

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Computer Basics 1 (CBMPL) Event Details

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10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Free computer class provided by the nonprofit Technology for All. This is part 1 of a 2-part class. *Please note: this class is being held on Wednesday because the library is closed on Monday for MLK Day.*

The second class will be held on Friday, January 25. Computer classes will be held in the library's upstairs computer lab. Space is limited, but reservations are not required.

Questions? Contact the Reference Desk at (979) 209-5600.

Computer Basics 1 (CBMPL)»

Family Storytime (CBMPL) Event Details

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10:30 am

Children of all ages (0 to 110) welcome!
10:30 AM

Family Storytime (CBMPL)»

Computer Basics 1 (LJRL) Event Details

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1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Free computer class provided by the nonprofit Technology for All. This is part 1 of a 2-part class. *Please note: this class is being held on Wednesday because the library is closed on Monday for MLK Day.*

The second class will be held on Friday, January 25. Computer classes will be held in the library's front meeting room. Space is limited, but reservations are not required.

Questions? Contact the Reference Desk at (979) 764-3416.

Computer Basics 1 (LJRL)»

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Baby and Toddler Storytime (CBMPL) Event Details

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10:15 am

Children 1 month to 2 years old and their caregivers.
10:15 AM

Storytime is held in the upstairs meeting room.

Contact Bobbee at (979) 209-5600 for more information.

Baby and Toddler Storytime (CBMPL)»

Ready to Read Storytime (CBMPL) Event Details

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10:45 am

Children ages 3 and up (preschool and elementary school)
10:45 AM

Storytime is held in the upstairs meeting room.

Contact Bobbee at (979) 209-5600 for more information.

Ready to Read Storytime (CBMPL)»

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Computer Basics 2 (CBMPL) Event Details

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10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Free computer class provided by the nonprofit Technology for All. This is part 2 of a 2-part class. The first class was held on Wednesday, January 23. Computer classes will be held in the library's upstairs computer lab. Space is limited, but reservations are not required.

Questions? Contact the Reference Desk at (979) 209-5600.

*Note: There is not a separate job search / resume/ computer help session Friday morning at Mounce Library (Bryan) this week. Due to the library being closed Monday for MLK Day, Computer Basics 1 was on Wednesday, and Computer Basics 2 is on Friday.

Computer Basics 2 (CBMPL)»

Computer Basics 2 (LJRL) Event Details

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1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Free computer class provided by the nonprofit Technology for All. This is part 2 of a 2-part class. The first class was held on Wednesday, January 23. Computer classes will be held in the library's front meeting room. Space is limited, but reservations are not required.

Questions? Contact the Reference Desk at (979) 764-3416.

Computer Basics 2 (LJRL)»

Resume / Job Search / Computer Help (LJRL) Event Details

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3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

The nonprofit Technology for All offers computer classes, generally on Monday and Friday afternoons.

The instructor will be offering individualized help on resume, job search, and computers on Friday afternoons. You are not required to take the classes in order to attend the Friday afternoon help sessions.

Space is limited, but reservations are not required.

Questions? Contact the Reference Desk at (979) 764-3416.

*Help sessions are generally held in the front meeting room, but there is a Spanish storytime starting at 4:00 in that room today, so the help session may move to Group Study Room 1 at the back of the library or to a table within the library. Check with the Reference Desk.

Resume / Job Search / Computer Help (LJRL)»

Ceci's Spanish Storytime (LJRL) Event Details

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4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Come listen to some stories in Spanish. All children and their families are welcome.

For more information, call the library at (979) 764-3416 and ask for Peggy.

Ceci's Spanish Storytime (LJRL) Event Details

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4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Come listen to some stories in Spanish. All children and their families are welcome.

For more information, call the library at (979) 764-3416 and ask for Peggy.

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ESL Library Literacy Program -- Registration (CBMPL) Event Details

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10:00 am – 12:00 pm

We are proud to announce the ESL program is continuing this spring. Classes are free, but space will be limited to 75 ESL students. The ESL students should be adults 18 and up who need beginning & survival level English. The classes will cover only very basic English phrases for shopping, banking, talking to a doctor, talking to your child's teacher, etc.

Registration will be held in the 2nd floor meeting room.

ESL Library Literacy Program -- Registration (CBMPL)»

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Email Introduction 1 (CBMPL) Event Details

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10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Free computer class provided by the nonprofit Technology for All. This is part 1 of a 2-part class. The second class will be held on Wednesday, January 30. Computer classes will be held in the library's upstairs computer lab. Space is limited, but reservations are not required.

Questions? Contact the Reference Desk at (979) 209-5600.

Email Introduction 1 (CBMPL)»

Babies and Books (LJRL) Event Details

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10:00 am

Storytime for Babies (from birth to 18 months old) and their caregivers

Monday mornings, January 28 through April 15

10:00 AM - Walkers
11:00 AM - Pre-Walkers

Questions? Contact Peggy at (979) 764-3416.

Babies and Books (LJRL)»

Email Introduction 1 (LJRL) Event Details

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1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Free computer class provided by the nonprofit Technology for All. This is part 1 of a 2-part class. The second class will be held on Friday, February 1. Computer classes will be held in the library's front meeting room. Space is limited, but reservations are not required.

Questions? Contact the Reference Desk at (979) 764-3416.

Email Introduction 1 (LJRL)»

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Mark Troy: Hard-boiled women in crime fiction (LJRL) Event Details

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6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Local author Mark Troy will talk about hard-boiled women in crime fiction (famous villains and detectives).

Questions? Contact Kendra at (979) 764-3416 or kperkins@bryantx.gov

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Mark Troy: Hard-boiled women in crime fiction (LJRL) Event Details

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6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Local author Mark Troy will talk about hard-boiled women in crime fiction (famous villains and detectives).

Questions? Contact Kendra at (979) 764-3416 or kperkins@bryantx.gov

Mark Troy: Hard-boiled women in crime fiction (LJRL)»

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Storytime for Young Children (LJRL) Event Details

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10:00 am

Storytime for young children (from 2 to 5 years old) and their caregivers

Wednesday mornings, January 30 through April 17

10:00 AM - Two and Three Year Olds
11:00 AM - Four and Five Year Olds

Questions? Contact Peggy or Suzy at (979) 764-3416.

Storytime for Young Children (LJRL)»

Email Introduction 2 (CBMPL) Event Details

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10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Free computer class provided by the nonprofit Technology for All. This is part 2 of a 2-part class. The first class was held on Monday, January 28. Computer classes will be held in the library's upstairs computer lab. Space is limited, but reservations are not required.

Questions? Contact the Reference Desk at (979) 209-5600.

Email Introduction 2 (CBMPL)»

Family Storytime (CBMPL) Event Details

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10:30 am

Children of all ages (0 to 110) welcome!
10:30 AM

Family Storytime (CBMPL)»

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Storytime for Families (LJRL) Event Details

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10:00 am

Storytime for families

Thursday mornings, January 31 through April 18
No storytime on Thursday, March 21

10:00 AM - All ages

Questions? Contact Peggy or Suzy at (979) 764-3416.

Storytime for Families (LJRL)»

Storytime for Families (LJRL) Event Details

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10:00 am

Storytime for families

Thursday mornings, January 31 through April 18
No storytime on Thursday, March 21

10:00 AM - All ages

Questions? Contact Peggy or Suzy at (979) 764-3416.

Storytime for Families (LJRL)»

Baby and Toddler Storytime (CBMPL) Event Details

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10:15 am

Children 1 month to 2 years old and their caregivers.
10:15 AM

Storytime is held in the upstairs meeting room.

Contact Bobbee at (979) 209-5600 for more information.

Baby and Toddler Storytime (CBMPL)»

Ready to Read Storytime (CBMPL) Event Details

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10:45 am

Children ages 3 and up (preschool and elementary school)
10:45 AM

Storytime is held in the upstairs meeting room.

Contact Bobbee at (979) 209-5600 for more information.

Ready to Read Storytime (CBMPL)»

LJRL Animé Club Event Details

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3:45 pm – 5:30 pm

We usually meet the last Thursday of each month to watch animé videos.

Free refreshments provided by the Friends of the Library.

Contact Kendra at the LJRL Reference Desk (979-764-3416) for more details.

LJRL Animé Club»

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Free tax help (LJRL) Event Details

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9:00 am – 5:00 pm

The AARP tax volunteers will be here from February 1 to April 15. They will help people with low to medium income complete their income tax forms and can file them electronically. Bring your photo ID, social security card, and your tax-related paperwork with you. First come, first served.

At Larry J. Ringer Library, the volunteers will be in the group study rooms at the back of the library. They will be here Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. (except Friday and Saturday, March 29 and 30 when the library will be closed for Easter).

If you need directions to the library, you can call (979) 764-3416.

Free tax help (LJRL)»

Resume / Job Search / Computer Help (CBMPL) Event Details

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10:00 am – 12:00 pm

The nonprofit Technology for All offers computer classes, generally on Monday and Wednesday mornings.

The instructor will be offering individualized help on resume, job search, and computers on Friday mornings in the library's upstairs computer lab. You are not required to take the classes in order to attend the Friday morning help sessions.

Space is limited, but reservations are not required.

Questions? Contact the Reference Desk at (979) 209-5600.

Resume / Job Search / Computer Help (CBMPL)»

Free tax help (CBMPL) Event Details

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1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The AARP tax volunteers will be here from February 1 to April 15. They will help people with low to medium income complete their income tax forms and can file them electronically. Bring your photo ID, social security card, and your tax-related paperwork with you. First come, first served.

At Clara B. Mounce Public Library, the volunteers will be in the upstairs meeting room. They will at Mounce Library on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., on Tuesday from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m., on Thursday from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., and on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. (except Friday and Saturday, March 29 and 30 when the library will be closed for Easter).

If you need directions to the library, you can call (979) 209-5600.

Free tax help (CBMPL)»

Email Introduction 2 (LJRL) Event Details

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1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Free computer class provided by the nonprofit Technology for All. This is part 2 of a 2-part class. The first class was held on Monday, January 28. Computer classes will be held in the library's front meeting room. Space is limited, but reservations are not required.

Questions? Contact the Reference Desk at (979) 764-3416.

Email Introduction 2 (LJRL)»

Resume / Job Search / Computer Help (LJRL) Event Details

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3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

The nonprofit Technology for All offers computer classes, generally on Monday and Friday afternoons.

The instructor will be offering individualized help on resume, job search, and computers on Friday afternoons in the front meeting room. You are not required to take the classes in order to attend the Friday afternoon help sessions.

Space is limited, but reservations are not required.

Questions? Contact the Reference Desk at (979) 764-3416.

Resume / Job Search / Computer Help (LJRL)»

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Free tax help (LJRL) Event Details

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9:00 am – 1:00 pm

The AARP tax volunteers will be here from February 1 to April 15. They will help people with low to medium income complete their income tax forms and can file them electronically. Bring your photo ID, social security card, and your tax-related paperwork with you. First come, first served.

At Larry J. Ringer Library, the volunteers will be in the group study rooms at the back of the library. They will be here Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. (except Friday and Saturday, March 29 and 30 when the library will be closed for Easter).

If you need directions to the library, you can call (979) 764-3416.

Free tax help (LJRL)»

Free tax help (CBMPL) Event Details

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9:00 am – 1:00 pm

The AARP tax volunteers will be here from February 1 to April 15. They will help people with low to medium income complete their income tax forms and can file them electronically. Bring your photo ID, social security card, and your tax-related paperwork with you. First come, first served.

At Clara B. Mounce Public Library, the volunteers will be in the upstairs meeting room. They will at Mounce Library on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., on Tuesday from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m., on Thursday from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., and on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. (except Friday and Saturday, March 29 and 30 when the library will be closed for Easter).

If you need directions to the library, you can call (979) 209-5600.

Free tax help (CBMPL)»

ESL Library Literacy Program (CBMPL) Event Details

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10:00 am – 12:00 pm

We are proud to announce the ESL program is continuing this spring. Classes are free, but space will be limited to 75 ESL students. The ESL students should be adults 18 and up who need beginning & survival level English. The classes will cover only very basic English phrases for shopping, banking, talking to a doctor, talking to your child's teacher, etc.

Registration will be held in the 2nd floor meeting room.

ESL Library Literacy Program (CBMPL)»

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