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Pumpkin Contest Results (LJRL) Event Details

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Results of the 2012 pumpkin decorating contest will be available Friday, October 26.

If you entered the contest, pick up your pumpkin and any awards between October 26 and November 2.

Resume Writing (LJRL) Event Details

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10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Learn how to write and update your resume in this free computer class offered courtesy of Technology For All, part of the Texas Connects Coalition, through the Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP) grant. Class size limited. This class is held in the front meeting room. No reservations necessary.

Resume Writing (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)»

Online Job Search (CBMPL) Event Details

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3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Learn how to search for a job online in this free computer class offered courtesy of Technology For All, part of the Texas Connects Coalition, through the Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP) grant. Class size limited. This class is held in the upstairs computer lab. No reservations necessary.

Online Job Search (CBMPL)»

NaNoWriMo write-in (LJRL) Event Details

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6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

People who are participating in NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) will meet to work on their novels. November 1st is the first official write-in (writing session). Most write-ins will be on Wednesdays and Sundays, and there are also some on the A&M campus on Tuesdays. Free wi-fi is available at the library. Bring your laptop or bring pen and paper. More information about write-ins can be found at the Bryan+College Station NaNoWriMo regional forum. The page linked below is the library system's NaNoWriMo page with a list of events and links to related pages. If you still have questions or need directions to the library, you can call (979) 764-3416. Writing sessions will be in the front meeting room; if you arrive after the library closes (7 p.m. on Thursdays), go to the door at the end of the building (front left corner if you are facing the building) to be let in.

All ages are welcome to participate in NaNoWriMo. (See the NaNoWriMo Young Writer's Program if you are under 13 or if you are 13 to 17 and would prefer to set your own writing goal).

The regular write-ins are welcome to all participants, ages 13 and up. At least one of the two ML's (municipal liaisons) will be on hand for all events. Most of the regulars are adults (largely college-aged) and a few teens, and the group is good about policing themselves when younger people are around. If you have concerns, talk with Summer or Ted (the ML's) at the beginning of a write-in, or contact them at the NaNoWriMo regional forum or on the BCS WriMos Facebook page.

NaNoWriMo write-in (LJRL)»

NaNoWriMo write-in (LJRL) Event Details

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6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

People who are participating in NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) will meet to work on their novels. November 1st is the first official write-in (writing session). Most write-ins will be on Wednesdays and Sundays, and there are also some on the A&M campus on Tuesdays. Free wi-fi is available at the library. Bring your laptop or bring pen and paper. More information about write-ins can be found at the Bryan+College Station NaNoWriMo regional forum. The page linked below is the library system's NaNoWriMo page with a list of events and links to related pages. If you still have questions or need directions to the library, you can call (979) 764-3416. All ages can participate in NaNoWriMo, but the writing sessions are mostly made up of adults and a few teens. Writing sessions will be in the front meeting room; if you arrive after the library closes (7 p.m. on Thursdays), go to the door at the end of the building (front left corner if you are facing the building) to be let in.

NaNoWriMo write-in (LJRL)»

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Pumpkin Contest Results (LJRL) Event Details

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Results of the 2012 pumpkin decorating contest will be available Friday, October 26.

If you entered the contest, pick up your pumpkin and any awards between October 26 and November 2.

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ESL Library Literacy Program (CBMPL) Event Details

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10:00 am – 12:00 pm

We are proud to announce a new ESL program starting this fall. The classes will cover only very basic English phrases for shopping, banking, talking to a doctor, talking to your child's teacher, etc.

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

ESL Library Literacy Program (CBMPL)»

"Kyle Tough" Author Visit: Barbara Donalson Althaus (LJRL) Event Details

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3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Meet Barbara Donalson Althaus, author of Kyle Tough: The Saga of Texas A&M's Rise to Power in Athletics & Agriculture, 1902-1956. Barbara Donalson Althaus is a local author, member of Brazos Writers, and a historian.

Kyle Tough tells the story of Edwin Jackson Kyle (the namesake of Kyle Field), athletics 1896-1956, agriculture and agriculture education, education, diplomacy and WWII leading to USAID, the Corps of Cadets standards, and the inspiration of Edwin Kyle's personal trials and how he overcame them.

See the author's website at www.kyletough.com. There will be a book signing at the end of the program. Readers may bring their own copies or may purchase books from the author at the event.

For more details, contact the library's Reference Desk at (979) 764-3416 or email Kendra at kperkins@bryantx.gov.

"Kyle Tough" Author Visit: Barbara Donalson Althaus (LJRL)»

"Kyle Tough" Author Visit: Barbara Donalson Althaus (LJRL) Event Details

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3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Meet Barbara Donalson Althaus, author of Kyle Tough: The Saga of Texas A&M's Rise to Power in Athletics & Agriculture, 1902-1956. Barbara Donalson Althaus is a local author, member of Brazos Writers, and a historian.

Kyle Tough tells the story of Edwin Jackson Kyle (the namesake of Kyle Field), athletics 1896-1956, agriculture and agriculture education, education, diplomacy and WWII leading to USAID, the Corps of Cadets standards, and the inspiration of Edwin Kyle's personal trials and how he overcame them.

See the author's website at www.kyletough.com. There will be a book signing at the end of the program. Readers may bring their own copies or may purchase books from the author at the event.

For more details, contact the library's Reference Desk at (979) 764-3416 or email Kendra at kperkins@bryantx.gov.

"Kyle Tough" Author Visit: Barbara Donalson Althaus (LJRL)»

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NaNoWriMo write-in (LJRL) Event Details

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1:30 pm – 7:30 pm

People who are participating in NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) will meet to work on their novels. Most write-ins will be on Wednesdays and Sundays, and there are also some on the A&M campus on Tuesdays. Free wi-fi is available at the library. Bring your laptop or bring pen and paper. More information about write-ins can be found at the Bryan+College Station NaNoWriMo regional forum. The page linked below is the library system's NaNoWriMo page with a list of events and links to related pages. If you still have questions or need directions to the library, you can call (979) 764-3416. Writing sessions will be in the front meeting room; if you arrive after the library closes (5:30 p.m. on Sundays), go to the door at the end of the building (front left corner if you are facing the building) to be let in.

All ages are welcome to participate in NaNoWriMo. (See the NaNoWriMo Young Writer's Program if you are under 13 or if you are 13 to 17 and would prefer to set your own writing goal).

The regular write-ins are welcome to all participants, ages 13 and up. At least one of the two ML's (municipal liaisons) will be on hand for all events. Most of the regulars are adults (largely college-aged) and a few teens, and the group is good about policing themselves when younger people are around. If you have concerns, talk with Summer or Ted (the ML's) at the beginning of a write-in, or contact them at the NaNoWriMo regional forum or on the BCS WriMos Facebook page.

NaNoWriMo write-in (LJRL)»

NaNoWriMo write-in (LJRL) Event Details

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1:30 pm – 7:30 pm

People who are participating in NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) will meet to work on their novels. Most write-ins will be on Wednesdays and Sundays, and there are also some on the A&M campus on Tuesdays. Free wi-fi is available at the library. Bring your laptop or bring pen and paper. More information about write-ins can be found at the Bryan+College Station NaNoWriMo regional forum. The page linked below is the library system's NaNoWriMo page with a list of events and links to related pages. If you still have questions or need directions to the library, you can call (979) 764-3416. All ages can participate in NaNoWriMo, but the writing sessions are mostly made up of adults and a few teens. Writing sessions will be in the front meeting room; if you arrive after the library closes (5:30 p.m. on Sundays), go to the door at the end of the building (front left corner if you are facing the building) to be let in.

NaNoWriMo write-in (LJRL)»

Teen Book Club (CBMPL) Event Details

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2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

The book club will be discussing Seraphina by Rachel Hartman. The book club meets upstairs.

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

Teen Book Club (CBMPL)»

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Election - Precinct 31 Polling Place (LJRL) Event Details

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7:00 am – 7:00 pm

Larry J. Ringer Library is a polling location for precinct 31. The polls are open from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Voting will be conducted in the library's front meeting room.

More information about the election can be found at www.brazosvotes.org (linked below). Contact information for the Brazos County Voter Registrar can be found at www.brazosvotes.org/en/voterinstructions, and the registrar's phone number is (979) 361-4470.

Election - Precinct 31 Polling Place (LJRL)»

Beginner MS Word (CBMPL) Event Details

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2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Learn the basics of using Microsoft Word in this free computer class offered courtesy of Technology For All, part of the Texas Connects Coalition, through the Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP) grant. Class size limited. This class is held in the upstairs computer lab. No reservations necessary.

Beginner MS Word (CBMPL)»

Teen Novel Boot Camp (LJRL) Event Details

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4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Do you want to write a novel but have no clue where to start? Have you started one but not sure how to finish it? Or you’ve already written a novel, and are wondering: what do I do now? Come to Teen Novel Boot Camp (TNBC). In two hours, you will learn the basics of how to build a novel. You will leave with a clear understanding of the 5 basic plot points of every novel. You will know how to create authentic characters. You will learn techniques used by the pros. PLUS share your work (5 min. per participant) if you wish and receive gentle critique.

Molly Blaisdell, Camp Leader, is a dash of fun, mixed in with some smart cookie and a splash of capable. She’s also the author of 30 books for children, including THE BIG FUZZY COAT (MeeGenius, ebook) and REMBRANDT AND THE BOY WHO DREW DOGS (Barron’s). She adapted an excerpt of Holly Cupala's DON'T BREATHE A WORD (Harper Teen) into a graphic novel available at www.hollycupala.com. Molly's YA novel Plumb Crazy was a semifinalist in the Amazon Breakthrough Novel contest. She inspires artists of all kinds with her weekly blog, Seize the Day (mollyblaisdell.blogspot.com).

Here's one secret to get you started: Make your characters suffer!

For more info: email molly@mollyblaisdell.com

RSVP: email Molly or contact Kendra at the library, (979) 764-3416

Come out and jump start your novel!

This workshop will be in Group Study Room 2 at the back of the library.

Teen Novel Boot Camp (LJRL)»

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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)»

Digital Photography 2 - Taking Better Pictures and Editing (CBMPL) Event Details

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1:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Free class in the upstairs computer lab

This class is for those new to digital photography and will cover what makes a photo interesting, the basics of photo composition (how to best frame your shot), and an introduction to photo editing using online editing tools.

Feel free to bring your camera to download some of your pictures to practice editing (time permitting). If you want to save your edited pictures, be sure to bring a flash drive to store them on.

Digital Photography 2 - Taking Better Pictures and Editing (CBMPL)»

Teen Book Club (LJRL) Event Details

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4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The book club meets on the first Wednesday of the month. Come see our latest teen books, talk about your favorite books or ones you have recently read. Free refreshments provided by the Friends of the Library.

NaNoWriMo write-in (LJRL) Event Details

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6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

People who are participating in NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) will meet to work on their novels. Most write-ins will be on Wednesdays and Sundays, and there are also some on the A&M campus on Tuesdays. Free wi-fi is available at the library. Bring your laptop or bring pen and paper. More information about write-ins can be found at the Bryan+College Station NaNoWriMo regional forum. The page linked below is the library system's NaNoWriMo page with a list of events and links to related pages. If you still have questions or need directions to the library, you can call (979) 764-3416. Writing sessions will be in the front meeting room.

All ages are welcome to participate in NaNoWriMo. (See the NaNoWriMo Young Writer's Program if you are under 13 or if you are 13 to 17 and would prefer to set your own writing goal).

The regular write-ins are welcome to all participants, ages 13 and up. At least one of the two ML's (municipal liaisons) will be on hand for all events. Most of the regulars are adults (largely college-aged) and a few teens, and the group is good about policing themselves when younger people are around. If you have concerns, talk with Summer or Ted (the ML's) at the beginning of a write-in, or contact them at the NaNoWriMo regional forum or on the BCS WriMos Facebook page.

NaNoWriMo write-in (LJRL)»

NaNoWriMo write-in (LJRL) Event Details

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6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

People who are participating in NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) will meet to work on their novels. Most write-ins will be on Wednesdays and Sundays, and there are also some on the A&M campus on Tuesdays. Free wi-fi is available at the library. Bring your laptop or bring pen and paper. More information about write-ins can be found at the Bryan+College Station NaNoWriMo regional forum. The page linked below is the library system's NaNoWriMo page with a list of events and links to related pages. If you still have questions or need directions to the library, you can call (979) 764-3416. All ages can participate in NaNoWriMo, but the writing sessions are mostly made up of adults and a few teens. Writing sessions will be in the front meeting room.

NaNoWriMo write-in (LJRL)»

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Online Job Searching (LJRL) Event Details

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10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Learn how to search for a job online in this free computer class offered courtesy of Technology For All, part of the Texas Connects Coalition, through the Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP) grant. Class size limited. This class is held in the front meeting room. No reservations necessary.

Online Job Searching (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)»

Computer Basics (CBMPL) Event Details

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2:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Learn the basics of using a computer in this free computer class offered courtesy of Technology For All, part of the Texas Connects Coalition, through the Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP) grant. Class size limited. This class is held in the upstairs computer lab. No reservations necessary.

Computer Basics (CBMPL)»

Tech Tips Q&A (LJRL) Event Details

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4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

This class is designed to answer questions regarding your personal technology (cell phone, laptop, tablets, etc), which is offered courtesy of Technology For All, part of the Texas Connects Coalition, through the Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP) grant. Class size limited.

Tech Tips Q&A (LJRL)»

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Staff Development - ALL LIBRARIES CLOSED Event Details

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All three locations (Carnegie History Center, Mounce Library, and Ringer Library) will be closed all day for staff development.

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Bilingual Storytime (CBMPL) Event Details

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10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Join us for a FREE Bilingual Storytelling, featuring storytellers Nancy Lugo and Bobbee Pennington in the 2nd floor meeting room. Bring the whole family!

For more information, download our flyer.

The Clara B. Mounce Public Library ESL program is made possible through a Texas Reads Grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services distributed through the Texas State Library.

Bilingual Storytime (CBMPL)»

ESL Program - Bilingual Storytime (CBMPL) Event Details

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10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Join us for a FREE Bilingual Storytelling, featuring storytellers Nancy Lugo and Bobbee Pennington in the 2nd floor meeting room. Bring the whole family!

For more information, download our flyer.

The Clara B. Mounce Public Library ESL program is made possible through a Texas Reads Grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services distributed through the Texas State Library.

ESL Program - Bilingual Storytime (CBMPL)»

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NaNoWriMo write-in (LJRL) Event Details

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1:30 pm – 7:30 pm

People who are participating in NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) will meet to work on their novels. Most write-ins will be on Wednesdays and Sundays, and there are also some on the A&M campus on Tuesdays. Free wi-fi is available at the library. Bring your laptop or bring pen and paper. More information about write-ins can be found at the Bryan+College Station NaNoWriMo regional forum. The page linked below is the library system's NaNoWriMo page with a list of events and links to related pages. If you still have questions or need directions to the library, you can call (979) 764-3416. Writing sessions will be in the front meeting room; if you arrive after the library closes (5:30 p.m. on Sundays), go to the door at the end of the building (front left corner if you are facing the building) to be let in.

All ages are welcome to participate in NaNoWriMo. (See the NaNoWriMo Young Writer's Program if you are under 13 or if you are 13 to 17 and would prefer to set your own writing goal).

The regular write-ins are welcome to all participants, ages 13 and up. At least one of the two ML's (municipal liaisons) will be on hand for all events. Most of the regulars are adults (largely college-aged) and a few teens, and the group is good about policing themselves when younger people are around. If you have concerns, talk with Summer or Ted (the ML's) at the beginning of a write-in, or contact them at the NaNoWriMo regional forum or on the BCS WriMos Facebook page.

NaNoWriMo write-in (LJRL)»

NaNoWriMo write-in (LJRL) Event Details

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1:30 pm – 7:30 pm

People who are participating in NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) will meet to work on their novels. Most write-ins will be on Wednesdays and Sundays, and there are also some on the A&M campus on Tuesdays. Free wi-fi is available at the library. Bring your laptop or bring pen and paper. More information about write-ins can be found at the Bryan+College Station NaNoWriMo regional forum. The page linked below is the library system's NaNoWriMo page with a list of events and links to related pages. If you still have questions or need directions to the library, you can call (979) 764-3416. All ages can participate in NaNoWriMo, but the writing sessions are mostly made up of adults and a few teens. Writing sessions will be in the front meeting room; if you arrive after the library closes (5:30 p.m. on Sundays), go to the door at the end of the building (front left corner if you are facing the building) to be let in.

NaNoWriMo write-in (LJRL)»

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Storytime for Babies (LJRL) Event Details

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10:00 am

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

Monday mornings, September 10th - December 3rd
(no storytime November 5th and 19th)

Get a free ticket from the children's desk (one ticket per person)

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

Storytime for Babies (LJRL)»

Storytime for Babies (LJRL) Event Details

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11:00 am

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

Monday mornings, September 10th - December 3rd
(no storytime November 5th and 19th)

Get a free ticket from the children's desk (one ticket per person)

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

Storytime for Babies (LJRL)»

Beginner MS Word (LJRL) Event Details

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5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Learn the basics of using Microsoft Word in this free computer class offered courtesy of Technology For All, part of the Texas Connects Coalition, through the Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP) grant. Class size limited. This class is held in the front meeting room. No reservations necessary.

Beginner MS Word (LJRL)»

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Internet Basics & Email Fundamentals (CBMPL) Event Details

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2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Learn the basics of using internet and email in this free computer class offered courtesy of Technology For All, part of the Texas Connects Coalition, through the Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP) grant. Class size limited. This class is held in the upstairs computer lab. No reservations necessary.

Internet Basics & Email Fundamentals (CBMPL)»

Memory Program for Seniors with Bill Klemm "Memory Medic" (LJRL) Event Details

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4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Seniors:

You are not getting any younger. But your brain could be. Come attend this seminar with Dr. Bill, "Memory Medic." You will learn 10 things that seniors can do to slow mental decline with aging.

For more information, contact Kendra at the library, (979) 764-3416, or email kperkins@bryantx.gov.

Memory Program for Seniors with Bill Klemm "Memory Medic" (LJRL)»

Library Advisory Board (CHC) 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 (CHC)»

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Storytime for 2s and 3s (LJRL) Event Details

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10:00 am

Storytime for 2 and 3 year olds

Wednesday mornings, September 12th - December 5th
(no storytime November 7th and 21st)

10:00 AM - 2 and 3 year olds
11:00 AM - 4 and 5 year olds

(Storytime for children younger than 2 years old is held on Mondays)

Storytime for 2s and 3s (LJRL)»

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)»

Storytime for 4s and 5s (LJRL) Event Details

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11:00 am

Storytime for 4 and 5 year olds

Wednesday mornings, September 12th - December 5th
(no storytime November 7th and 21st)

10:00 AM - 2 and 3 year olds
11:00 AM - 4 and 5 year olds

(Storytime for children younger than 2 years old is held on Mondays)

Storytime for 4s and 5s (LJRL)»

Digital Photography 2 - Taking Better Pictures and Editing (LJRL) Event Details

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1:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Free class in the front meeting room

This class is for those new to digital photography and will cover what makes a photo interesting, the basics of photo composition (how to best frame your shot), and an introduction to photo editing using online editing tools.

Feel free to bring your camera to download some of your pictures to practice editing (time permitting). If you want to save your edited pictures, be sure to bring a flash drive to store them on.

Digital Photography 2 - Taking Better Pictures and Editing (LJRL)»

Origami (LJRL) Event Details

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4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Free origami workshops taught by Library Manager Kathy Nixie.
Ages 8 and up. No experience necessary.
Learn basic folds including bases for many other models.
We will make boxes, animals, and more!
Workshops will be held in the library's front meeting room.
Wednesday, November 14, 4-5 p.m. and Tuesday, November 27, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Questions? Ask for Kathy Nixie, (979) 764-3416.

Origami (LJRL)»

Tech Tips Q&A (CBMPL) Event Details

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5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

This class is designed to answer questions regarding your personal technology (cell phone, laptop, tablets, etc), which is offered courtesy of Technology For All, part of the Texas Connects Coalition, through the Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP) grant. Class size limited.

Tech Tips Q&A (CBMPL)»

NaNoWriMo write-in (LJRL) Event Details

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6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

People who are participating in NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) will meet to work on their novels. Most write-ins will be on Wednesdays and Sundays, and there are also some on the A&M campus on Tuesdays. Free wi-fi is available at the library. Bring your laptop or bring pen and paper. More information about write-ins can be found at the Bryan+College Station NaNoWriMo regional forum. The page linked below is the library system's NaNoWriMo page with a list of events and links to related pages. If you still have questions or need directions to the library, you can call (979) 764-3416. Writing sessions will be in the front meeting room.

All ages are welcome to participate in NaNoWriMo. (See the NaNoWriMo Young Writer's Program if you are under 13 or if you are 13 to 17 and would prefer to set your own writing goal).

The regular write-ins are welcome to all participants, ages 13 and up. At least one of the two ML's (municipal liaisons) will be on hand for all events. Most of the regulars are adults (largely college-aged) and a few teens, and the group is good about policing themselves when younger people are around. If you have concerns, talk with Summer or Ted (the ML's) at the beginning of a write-in, or contact them at the NaNoWriMo regional forum or on the BCS WriMos Facebook page.

NaNoWriMo write-in (LJRL)»

NaNoWriMo write-in (LJRL) Event Details

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6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

People who are participating in NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) will meet to work on their novels. Most write-ins will be on Wednesdays and Sundays, and there are also some on the A&M campus on Tuesdays. Free wi-fi is available at the library. Bring your laptop or bring pen and paper. More information about write-ins can be found at the Bryan+College Station NaNoWriMo regional forum. The page linked below is the library system's NaNoWriMo page with a list of events and links to related pages. If you still have questions or need directions to the library, you can call (979) 764-3416. All ages can participate in NaNoWriMo, but the writing sessions are mostly made up of adults and a few teens. Writing sessions will be in the front meeting room.

NaNoWriMo write-in (LJRL)»

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Introduction to Facebook (LJRL) Event Details

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10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Create a Facebook account and begin using Facebook to keep in contact with friends and family. Free computer class offered courtesy of Technology For All, part of the Texas Connects Coalition, through the Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP) grant. Class size limited.

Introduction to Facebook (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)»

Introduction to Facebook (CBMPL) Event Details

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2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Create a Facebook account and begin using Facebook to keep in contact with friends and family. Free computer class offered courtesy of Technology For All, part of the Texas Connects Coalition, through the Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP) grant. Class size limited.

Introduction to Facebook (CBMPL)»

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 "Lost in Shangri-la" by Mitchell Zuckoff. 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).

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ESL Library Literacy Program (CBMPL) Event Details

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10:00 am – 12:00 pm

We are proud to announce a new ESL program starting this fall. The classes will cover only very basic English phrases for shopping, banking, talking to a doctor, talking to your child's teacher, etc.

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

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Author Visit: Kathy DiSanto (LJRL) Event Details

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1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

On Saturday, November 17, Larry J. Ringer Library will be hosting author visits from two local suspense authors. Both authors will be in our front meeting room.

From 1:00 to 2:00, Kathy DiSanto will talk about her eBook Amanda's Eyes and its sequel, and she will read passages from her books. Readers may also ask her questions.

For more details, contact the library's Reference Desk at (979) 764-3416 or email Kendra at kperkins@bryantx.gov.

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Author Visits: Local Suspense Authors (LJRL) Event Details

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1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

On Saturday, November 17, Larry J. Ringer Library will be hosting author visits from two local suspense authors. Both authors will be in our front meeting room.

From 1:00 to 2:00, Kathy DiSanto will talk about her eBook Amanda's Eyes and its sequel, and she will read passages from her books. Readers may also ask her questions.

From 2:00 to 3:00, Mitzi Pool Bridges will talk about her books and answer questions. Her latest books are Find My Baby and Promise Kept, and she has another book (Promise Broken) coming out soon. There will be a book signing at the end of the program.

For more details, contact the library's Reference Desk at (979) 764-3416 or email Kendra at kperkins@bryantx.gov.

Author Visits: Local Suspense Authors (LJRL)»

Author Visit: Mitzi Pool Bridges (LJRL) Event Details

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2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

On Saturday, November 17, Larry J. Ringer Library will be hosting author visits from two local suspense authors. Both authors will be in our front meeting room.

From 2:00 to 3:00, Mitzi Pool Bridges will talk about her books and answer questions. Her latest books are Find My Baby and Promise Kept, and she has another book (Promise Broken) coming out soon. There will be a book signing at the end of the program.

For more details, contact the library's Reference Desk at (979) 764-3416 or email Kendra at kperkins@bryantx.gov.

Author Visit: Mitzi Pool Bridges (LJRL)»

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NaNoWriMo write-in (LJRL) Event Details

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1:30 pm – 7:30 pm

People who are participating in NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) will meet to work on their novels. Most write-ins will be on Wednesdays and Sundays, and there are also some on the A&M campus on Tuesdays. Free wi-fi is available at the library. Bring your laptop or bring pen and paper. More information about write-ins can be found at the Bryan+College Station NaNoWriMo regional forum. The page linked below is the library system's NaNoWriMo page with a list of events and links to related pages. If you still have questions or need directions to the library, you can call (979) 764-3416. Writing sessions will be in the front meeting room; if you arrive after the library closes (5:30 p.m. on Sundays), go to the door at the end of the building (front left corner if you are facing the building) to be let in.

All ages are welcome to participate in NaNoWriMo. (See the NaNoWriMo Young Writer's Program if you are under 13 or if you are 13 to 17 and would prefer to set your own writing goal).

The regular write-ins are welcome to all participants, ages 13 and up. At least one of the two ML's (municipal liaisons) will be on hand for all events. Most of the regulars are adults (largely college-aged) and a few teens, and the group is good about policing themselves when younger people are around. If you have concerns, talk with Summer or Ted (the ML's) at the beginning of a write-in, or contact them at the NaNoWriMo regional forum or on the BCS WriMos Facebook page.

NaNoWriMo write-in (LJRL)»

NaNoWriMo write-in (LJRL) Event Details

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1:30 pm – 7:30 pm

People who are participating in NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) will meet to work on their novels. Most write-ins will be on Wednesdays and Sundays, and there are also some on the A&M campus on Tuesdays. Free wi-fi is available at the library. Bring your laptop or bring pen and paper. More information about write-ins can be found at the Bryan+College Station NaNoWriMo regional forum. The page linked below is the library system's NaNoWriMo page with a list of events and links to related pages. If you still have questions or need directions to the library, you can call (979) 764-3416. All ages can participate in NaNoWriMo, but the writing sessions are mostly made up of adults and a few teens. Writing sessions will be in the front meeting room; if you arrive after the library closes (5:30 p.m. on Sundays), go to the door at the end of the building (front left corner if you are facing the building) to be let in.

NaNoWriMo write-in (LJRL)»

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Beginner MS Excel (LJRL) Event Details

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5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Learn the basics of using Microsoft Excel in this free computer class offered courtesy of Technology For All, part of the Texas Connects Coalition, through the Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP) grant. Class size limited. This class is held in the front meeting room. No reservations necessary.

Beginner MS Excel (LJRL)»

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Beginner MS Excel (CBMPL) Event Details

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2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Learn the basics of using Microsoft Excel in this free computer class offered courtesy of Technology For All, part of the Texas Connects Coalition, through the Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP) grant. Class size limited. This class is held in the upstairs computer lab. No reservations necessary.

Beginner MS Excel (CBMPL)»

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EARLY CLOSING: RINGER LIBRARY WILL CLOSE AT 7 PM Event Details

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Larry J. Ringer Library will be closing at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, November 21.

All Bryan+College Station Public Library System locations will be closed Thursday, November 22 and Friday, November 23, 2012 for Thanksgiving.

EARLY CLOSING: RINGER LIBRARY WILL CLOSE AT 7 PM»

NaNoWriMo write-in (LJRL) Event Details

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6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

People who are participating in NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) will meet to work on their novels. Most write-ins will be on Wednesdays and Sundays, and there are also some on the A&M campus on Tuesdays. Free wi-fi is available at the library. Bring your laptop or bring pen and paper. More information about write-ins can be found at the Bryan+College Station NaNoWriMo regional forum. The page linked below is the library system's NaNoWriMo page with a list of events and links to related pages. If you still have questions or need directions to the library, you can call (979) 764-3416. Writing sessions will be in the front meeting room. The library will be closing at 7 p.m. on the 21st, so if you arrive later than that, go to the door at the end of the building (front left corner if you are facing the building) to be let in.

All ages are welcome to participate in NaNoWriMo. (See the NaNoWriMo Young Writer's Program if you are under 13 or if you are 13 to 17 and would prefer to set your own writing goal).

The regular write-ins are welcome to all participants, ages 13 and up. At least one of the two ML's (municipal liaisons) will be on hand for all events. Most of the regulars are adults (largely college-aged) and a few teens, and the group is good about policing themselves when younger people are around. If you have concerns, talk with Summer or Ted (the ML's) at the beginning of a write-in, or contact them at the NaNoWriMo regional forum or on the BCS WriMos Facebook page.

NaNoWriMo write-in (LJRL)»

NaNoWriMo write-in (LJRL) Event Details

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6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

People who are participating in NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) will meet to work on their novels. Most write-ins will be on Wednesdays and Sundays, and there are also some on the A&M campus on Tuesdays. Free wi-fi is available at the library. Bring your laptop or bring pen and paper. More information about write-ins can be found at the Bryan+College Station NaNoWriMo regional forum. The page linked below is the library system's NaNoWriMo page with a list of events and links to related pages. If you still have questions or need directions to the library, you can call (979) 764-3416. All ages can participate in NaNoWriMo, but the writing sessions are mostly made up of adults and a few teens. Writing sessions will be in the front meeting room. The library will be closing at 7 p.m. on the 21st, so if you arrive later than that, go to the door at the end of the building (front left corner if you are facing the building) to be let in.

NaNoWriMo write-in (LJRL)»

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LIBRARIES CLOSED FOR THANKSGIVING Event Details

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Larry J. Ringer Library will be closing at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, November 21.

All Bryan+College Station Public Library System locations will be closed Thursday, November 22 and Friday, November 23, 2012 for Thanksgiving.

LIBRARIES CLOSED FOR THANKSGIVING»

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LIBRARIES CLOSED FOR THANKSGIVING Event Details

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Larry J. Ringer Library will be closing at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, November 21.

All Bryan+College Station Public Library System locations will be closed Thursday, November 22 and Friday, November 23, 2012 for Thanksgiving.

LIBRARIES CLOSED FOR THANKSGIVING»

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NaNoWriMo write-in (LJRL) Event Details

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1:30 pm – 7:30 pm

People who are participating in NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) will meet to work on their novels. Most write-ins will be on Wednesdays and Sundays, and there are also some on the A&M campus on Tuesdays. Free wi-fi is available at the library. Bring your laptop or bring pen and paper. More information about write-ins can be found at the Bryan+College Station NaNoWriMo regional forum. The page linked below is the library system's NaNoWriMo page with a list of events and links to related pages. If you still have questions or need directions to the library, you can call (979) 764-3416. Writing sessions will be in the front meeting room; if you arrive after the library closes (5:30 p.m. on Sundays), go to the door at the end of the building (front left corner if you are facing the building) to be let in.

All ages are welcome to participate in NaNoWriMo. (See the NaNoWriMo Young Writer's Program if you are under 13 or if you are 13 to 17 and would prefer to set your own writing goal).

The regular write-ins are welcome to all participants, ages 13 and up. At least one of the two ML's (municipal liaisons) will be on hand for all events. Most of the regulars are adults (largely college-aged) and a few teens, and the group is good about policing themselves when younger people are around. If you have concerns, talk with Summer or Ted (the ML's) at the beginning of a write-in, or contact them at the NaNoWriMo regional forum or on the BCS WriMos Facebook page.

NaNoWriMo write-in (LJRL)»

NaNoWriMo write-in (LJRL) Event Details

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1:30 pm – 7:30 pm

People who are participating in NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) will meet to work on their novels. Most write-ins will be on Wednesdays and Sundays, and there are also some on the A&M campus on Tuesdays. Free wi-fi is available at the library. Bring your laptop or bring pen and paper. More information about write-ins can be found at the Bryan+College Station NaNoWriMo regional forum. The page linked below is the library system's NaNoWriMo page with a list of events and links to related pages. If you still have questions or need directions to the library, you can call (979) 764-3416. All ages can participate in NaNoWriMo, but the writing sessions are mostly made up of adults and a few teens. Writing sessions will be in the front meeting room; if you arrive after the library closes (5:30 p.m. on Sundays), go to the door at the end of the building (front left corner if you are facing the building) to be let in.

NaNoWriMo write-in (LJRL)»

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Storytime for Babies (LJRL) Event Details

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10:00 am

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

Monday mornings, September 10th - December 3rd
(no storytime November 5th and 19th)

Get a free ticket from the children's desk (one ticket per person)

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

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Storytime for Babies (LJRL) Event Details

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11:00 am

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

Monday mornings, September 10th - December 3rd
(no storytime November 5th and 19th)

Get a free ticket from the children's desk (one ticket per person)

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

Storytime for Babies (LJRL)»

Internet Basics & Email Fundamentals (LJRL) Event Details

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5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Learn the basics of using internet and email in this free computer class offered courtesy of Technology For All, part of the Texas Connects Coalition, through the Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP) grant. Class size limited. This class is held in the front meeting room. No reservations necessary.

Internet Basics & Email Fundamentals (LJRL)»

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Internet Basics & Email Fundamentals (CBMPL) Event Details

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2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Learn the basics of using internet and email in this free computer class offered courtesy of Technology For All, part of the Texas Connects Coalition, through the Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP) grant. Class size limited. This class is held in the upstairs computer lab. No reservations necessary.

Internet Basics & Email Fundamentals (CBMPL)»

Origami (LJRL) Event Details

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5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Free origami workshops taught by Library Manager Kathy Nixie.
Ages 8 and up. No experience necessary.
Learn basic folds including bases for many other models.
We will make boxes, animals, and more!
Workshops will be held in the library's front meeting room.
Wednesday, November 14, 4-5 p.m. and Tuesday, November 27, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Questions? Ask for Kathy Nixie, (979) 764-3416.

Origami (LJRL)»

Origami (LJRL) Event Details

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5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Free origami workshops taught by Library Manager Kathy Nixie.
Ages 8 and up. No experience necessary.
Learn basic folds including bases for many other models.
We will make boxes, animals, and more!
Workshops will be held in the library's front meeting room.
Wednesday, November 14, 4-5 p.m. and Tuesday, November 27, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Questions? Ask for Kathy Nixie, (979) 764-3416.

Origami (LJRL)»

Origami (LJRL) Event Details

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5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Free origami workshops taught by Library Manager Kathy Nixie.
Ages 8 and up. No experience necessary.
Learn basic folds including bases for many other models.
We will make boxes, animals, and more!
Workshops will be held in the library's front meeting room.
Wednesday, November 14, 4-5 p.m. and Tuesday, November 27, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Questions? Ask for Kathy Nixie, (979) 764-3416.

Origami (LJRL)»

Origami (LJRL) Event Details

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5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Free origami workshops taught by Library Manager Kathy Nixie.
Ages 8 and up. No experience necessary.
Learn basic folds including bases for many other models.
We will make boxes, animals, and more!
Workshops will be held in the library's front meeting room.
Wednesday, November 14, 4-5 p.m. and Tuesday, November 27, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Questions? Ask for Kathy Nixie, (979) 764-3416.

Origami (LJRL)»

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Storytime for 2s and 3s (LJRL) Event Details

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10:00 am

Storytime for 2 and 3 year olds

Wednesday mornings, September 12th - December 5th
(no storytime November 7th and 21st)

10:00 AM - 2 and 3 year olds
11:00 AM - 4 and 5 year olds

(Storytime for children younger than 2 years old is held on Mondays)

Storytime for 2s and 3s (LJRL)»

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)»

Storytime for 4s and 5s (LJRL) Event Details

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11:00 am

Storytime for 4 and 5 year olds

Wednesday mornings, September 12th - December 5th
(no storytime November 7th and 21st)

10:00 AM - 2 and 3 year olds
11:00 AM - 4 and 5 year olds

(Storytime for children younger than 2 years old is held on Mondays)

Storytime for 4s and 5s (LJRL)»

NaNoWriMo write-in (LJRL) Event Details

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6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

People who are participating in NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) will meet to work on their novels. Most write-ins will be on Wednesdays and Sundays, and there are also some on the A&M campus on Tuesdays. Free wi-fi is available at the library. Bring your laptop or bring pen and paper. More information about write-ins can be found at the Bryan+College Station NaNoWriMo regional forum. The page linked below is the library system's NaNoWriMo page with a list of events and links to related pages. If you still have questions or need directions to the library, you can call (979) 764-3416. Writing sessions will be in the front meeting room.

All ages are welcome to participate in NaNoWriMo. (See the NaNoWriMo Young Writer's Program if you are under 13 or if you are 13 to 17 and would prefer to set your own writing goal).

The regular write-ins are welcome to all participants, ages 13 and up. At least one of the two ML's (municipal liaisons) will be on hand for all events. Most of the regulars are adults (largely college-aged) and a few teens, and the group is good about policing themselves when younger people are around. If you have concerns, talk with Summer or Ted (the ML's) at the beginning of a write-in, or contact them at the NaNoWriMo regional forum or on the BCS WriMos Facebook page.

NaNoWriMo write-in (LJRL)»

NaNoWriMo write-in (LJRL) Event Details

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6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

People who are participating in NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) will meet to work on their novels. Most write-ins will be on Wednesdays and Sundays, and there are also some on the A&M campus on Tuesdays. Free wi-fi is available at the library. Bring your laptop or bring pen and paper. More information about write-ins can be found at the Bryan+College Station NaNoWriMo regional forum. The page linked below is the library system's NaNoWriMo page with a list of events and links to related pages. If you still have questions or need directions to the library, you can call (979) 764-3416. All ages can participate in NaNoWriMo, but the writing sessions are mostly made up of adults and a few teens. Writing sessions will be in the front meeting room.

NaNoWriMo write-in (LJRL)»

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Beginner MS Word (LJRL) Event Details

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10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Learn the basics of using Microsoft Word in this free computer class offered courtesy of Technology For All, part of the Texas Connects Coalition, through the Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP) grant. Class size limited. This class is held in the front meeting room. No reservations necessary.

Beginner MS Word (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)»

Beginner MS Word (CBMPL) Event Details

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2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Learn the basics of using Microsoft Word in this free computer class offered courtesy of Technology For All, part of the Texas Connects Coalition, through the Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP) grant. Class size limited. This class is held in the upstairs computer lab. No reservations necessary.

Beginner MS Word (CBMPL)»

LJRL Animé Club Event Details

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3:45 pm – 5:30 pm

Watch animé videos the last Thursday of each month
Free refreshments

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

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NaNoWriMo TGIO Party (LJRL) Event Details

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4:30 pm – 11:59 pm

The last write-in and the TGIO (thank goodness it's over) party will both take place at Ringer Library on Thursday, November 30 from 4:30 to midnight.

People who are participating in NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) will meet to work on their novels. Most write-ins will be on Wednesdays and Sundays, and there are also some on the A&M campus on Tuesdays. Free wi-fi is available at the library. Bring your laptop or bring pen and paper. More information about write-ins can be found at the Bryan+College Station NaNoWriMo regional forum. The page linked below is the library system's NaNoWriMo page with a list of events and links to related pages. If you still have questions or need directions to the library, you can call (979) 764-3416. Writing sessions will be in the front meeting room; if you arrive after the library closes (5:00 p.m. on Fridays), go to the door at the end of the building (front left corner if you are facing the building) to be let in.

The regular write-ins are welcome to all participants, ages 13 and up. At least one of the two ML's (municipal liaisons) will be on hand for all events. Most of the regulars are adults (largely college-aged) and a few teens, and the group is good about policing themselves when younger people are around. If you have concerns, talk with Summer or Ted (the ML's) at the beginning of a write-in, or contact them at the NaNoWriMo regional forum or on the BCS WriMos Facebook page.

NaNoWriMo TGIO Party (LJRL)»

NaNoWriMo write-in (LJRL) Event Details

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4:30 pm – 11:59 pm

People who are participating in NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) will meet to work on their novels. Most write-ins will be on Wednesdays and Sundays, and there are also some on the A&M campus on Tuesdays. Free wi-fi is available at the library. Bring your laptop or bring pen and paper. More information about write-ins can be found at the Bryan+College Station NaNoWriMo regional forum. The page linked below is the library system's NaNoWriMo page with a list of events and links to related pages. If you still have questions or need directions to the library, you can call (979) 764-3416. Writing sessions will be in the front meeting room; if you arrive after the library closes (5:00 p.m. on Fridays), go to the door at the end of the building (front left corner if you are facing the building) to be let in.

The regular write-ins are welcome to all participants, ages 13 and up. At least one of the two ML's (municipal liaisons) will be on hand for all events. Most of the regulars are adults (largely college-aged) and a few teens, and the group is good about policing themselves when younger people are around. If you have concerns, talk with Summer or Ted (the ML's) at the beginning of a write-in, or contact them at the NaNoWriMo regional forum or on the BCS WriMos Facebook page.

The last write-in and TGIO (thank goodness it's over) party will be held on November 30 from 4:30 to midnight.

NaNoWriMo write-in (LJRL)»

NaNoWriMo TGIO Party (LJRL) Event Details

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4:30 pm – 11:59 pm

The last write-in and the TGIO (thank goodness it's over) party will both take place at Ringer Library on Thursday, November 30 from 4:30 to midnight.

People who are participating in NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) will meet to work on their novels. Most write-ins will be on Wednesdays and Sundays, and there are also some on the A&M campus on Tuesdays. Free wi-fi is available at the library. Bring your laptop or bring pen and paper. More information about write-ins can be found at the Bryan+College Station NaNoWriMo regional forum. The page linked below is the library system's NaNoWriMo page with a list of events and links to related pages. If you still have questions or need directions to the library, you can call (979) 764-3416. All ages can participate in NaNoWriMo, but the writing sessions are mostly made up of adults and a few teens. Writing sessions will be in the front meeting room; if you arrive after the library closes (5:00 p.m. on Fridays), go to the door at the end of the building (front left corner if you are facing the building) to be let in.

NaNoWriMo TGIO Party (LJRL)»

NaNoWriMo write-in (LJRL) Event Details

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4:30 pm – 11:59 pm

People who are participating in NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) will meet to work on their novels. Most write-ins will be on Wednesdays and Sundays, and there are also some on the A&M campus on Tuesdays. Free wi-fi is available at the library. Bring your laptop or bring pen and paper. More information about write-ins can be found at the Bryan+College Station NaNoWriMo regional forum. The page linked below is the library system's NaNoWriMo page with a list of events and links to related pages. If you still have questions or need directions to the library, you can call (979) 764-3416. All ages can participate in NaNoWriMo, but the writing sessions are mostly made up of adults and a few teens. Writing sessions will be in the front meeting room; if you arrive after the library closes (5:00 p.m. on Fridays), go to the door at the end of the building (front left corner if you are facing the building) to be let in.

The last write-in and TGIO (thank goodness it's over) party will be held on November 30 from 4:30 to midnight.

NaNoWriMo write-in (LJRL)»

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ESL Library Literacy Program (CBMPL) Event Details

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10:00 am – 12:00 pm

We are proud to announce a new ESL program starting this fall. The classes will cover only very basic English phrases for shopping, banking, talking to a doctor, talking to your child's teacher, etc.

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

ESL Library Literacy Program (CBMPL)»

Author Visit: Bill Harper (LJRL) Event Details

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2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Meet local nonfiction author Bill Harper, author of Eleven Days in Hell: The 1974 Carrasco Prison Siege at Huntsville, TX, Second Thoughts: Presidential Regrets with Their Supreme Court Nominations, The Rivers of Life--And Death, We Three: Fred, the "Ferry" Boat and Me, An Eye for An Eye: In Defense of the Death Penalty, and HOW COME? 96 Unanswerable Questions. Mr. Harper will talk about his books and answer questions. There will be a book signing at the end of the program. Readers may bring their own copies or may purchase books from the author at the event.

Bill Harper is a local author, member of Brazos Writers, speaker, and an instructor in memoir writing.

For more details, contact the library's Reference Desk at (979) 764-3416 or email Kendra at kperkins@bryantx.gov. This program will be held in the library's front meeting room.

Author Visit: Bill Harper (LJRL)»

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