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Events in December 2012

  • December 1, 2012

    ESL Library Literacy Program (CBMPL)

    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)

    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)

  • December 3, 2012

    Storytime for Babies (LJRL)

    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)

    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)

  • December 5, 2012

    Storytime for 2s and 3s (LJRL)

    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)

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

    Family Storytime (CBMPL)

    Storytime for 4s and 5s (LJRL)

    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)

    Teen Book Club (LJRL)

    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.

  • December 6, 2012

    Baby and Toddler Storytime (CBMPL)

    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)

    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)

    Nutcracker Storytime Ballet (CBMPL)

    The Clara B. Mounce Public Library (in downtown Bryan) and Ballet Brazos join together to present the 4th Annual Nutcracker Storytime Ballet. Children's librarian Bobbee Pennington will narrate The Nutcracker while local dancers (age 6 to 20) from Ballet Brazos dance some of the highlights from The Nutcracker, a traditional Christmas ballet. Dancers will be in full costume. Seating will begin at 5:15 p.m., and the program will start at 5:30. Cookies will be served following the performance. For more information, contact Bobbee at (979) 209-5600.

    Nutcracker Storytime Ballet (CBMPL)

    The Clara B. Mounce Public Library (in downtown Bryan) and Ballet Brazos join together to present the 4th Annual Nutcracker Storytime Ballet. Children's librarian Bobbee Pennington will narrate The Nutcracker while local dancers (age 6 to 20) from Ballet Brazos dance some of the highlights from The Nutcracker, a traditional Christmas ballet. Dancers will be in full costume. Seating will begin at 5:15 p.m., and the program will start at 5:30. Cookies will be served following the performance. For more information, contact Bobbee at (979) 209-5600.

  • December 8, 2012

    ESL Bilingual Storytime Holiday Party (CBMPL)

    This fall, the library started a new ESL program to teach people very basic English phrases for shopping, banking, talking to a doctor, talking to your child's teacher, etc.
    Join us for a bilingual storytime holiday party in the 2nd floor meeting room. Bring your family. Cookies will be served. Contact Bobbee at (979) 209-5600 for more information.

    ESL Bilingual Storytime Holiday Party (CBMPL)

    ESL Bilingual Storytime Holiday Party (CBMPL)

    This fall, the library started a new ESL program to teach people very basic English phrases for shopping, banking, talking to a doctor, talking to your child's teacher, etc.
    Join us for a bilingual storytime holiday party in the 2nd floor meeting room. Bring your family. Cookies will be served. Contact Bobbee at (979) 209-5600 for more information.

    ESL Bilingual Storytime Holiday Party (CBMPL)

  • December 12, 2012

    Family Storytime (CBMPL)

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

    Family Storytime (CBMPL)

    Teen Program: Craft or Movie (LJRL)

    Teen program: make a craft or watch a movie during this CSISD early release day.

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

  • December 13, 2012

    Baby and Toddler Storytime (CBMPL)

    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)

    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)

  • December 14, 2012

    LIBRARIES CLOSED 11 AM - 2 PM

    All Libraries Closed 11 AM - 2 PM

    LIBRARIES CLOSED 11 AM - 2 PM

    Ceci's Spanish Storytime (LJRL)

    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.

  • December 15, 2012

    BVJAG Program for Ages 3 and up (LJRL)

    The Brazos Valley Jewelry Artists Guild (BVJAG) will be providing a free program for the public on Saturday, December 15. The guild will provide materials so that people (ages 3 and up) can make a beaded ornament or bracelet. This will be a come and go program in the library's front meeting room. If you have questions, contact Peggy at the children's desk, (979) 764-3416, or contact the guild directly by emailing bvjag1@gmail.com or visiting their Facebook page.

    BVJAG Program for Ages 3 and up (LJRL)

    The Brazos Valley Jewelry Artists Guild (BVJAG) will be providing a free program for the public on Saturday, December 15. The guild will provide materials so that people (ages 3 and up) can make a beaded ornament or bracelet. This will be a come and go program in the library's front meeting room. If you have questions, contact Peggy at the children's desk, (979) 764-3416, or contact the guild directly by emailing bvjag1@gmail.com or visiting their Facebook page.

    BVJAG Program for Ages 3 and up (LJRL)

    The Brazos Valley Jewelry Artists Guild (BVJAG) will be providing a free program for the public on Saturday, December 15. The guild will provide materials so that people (ages 3 and up) can make a beaded ornament or bracelet. This will be a come and go program in the library's front meeting room. If you have questions, contact Peggy at the children's desk, (979) 764-3416, or contact the guild directly by emailing bvjag1@gmail.com or visiting their Facebook page.

  • December 20, 2012

    LJRL Animé Club

    We usually meet the last Thursday of each month to watch animé videos.
    This December, we will be meeting a week early due to Christmas holidays and CSISD's winter break.

    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

  • December 23, 2012

    N/A

    LIBRARIES CLOSED FOR CHRISTMAS

    All Bryan+College Station Public Library System locations will be closed Sunday, December 23 through Tuesday, December 25, 2012 for Christmas.

    LIBRARIES CLOSED FOR CHRISTMAS

  • December 24, 2012

    N/A

    LIBRARIES CLOSED FOR CHRISTMAS

    All Bryan+College Station Public Library System locations will be closed Sunday, December 23 through Tuesday, December 25, 2012 for Christmas.

    LIBRARIES CLOSED FOR CHRISTMAS

  • December 27, 2012

    Kite-building (LJRL)

    Kite-building for all ages. Learn how to make a simple kite.
    This is a come-and-go program. Supplies will be provided.

    Questions? Ask Kathy Nixie at (979) 764-3416.

    Kite-building (LJRL)

    Kite-building for all ages. Learn how to make a simple kite.
    This is a come-and-go program. Supplies will be provided.

    Questions? Ask Kathy Nixie at (979) 764-3416.

    Kite-building (LJRL)

    Kite-building for all ages. Learn how to make a simple kite.
    This is a come-and-go program. Supplies will be provided.

    Questions? Ask Kathy Nixie at (979) 764-3416.

    Kite-building (LJRL)

    Kite-building for all ages. Learn how to make a simple kite.
    This is a come-and-go program. Supplies will be provided.

    Questions? Ask Kathy Nixie at (979) 764-3416.

  • December 31, 2012

    N/A

    EARLY CLOSING: RINGER LIBRARY WILL CLOSE AT 7 PM

    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.

    EARLY CLOSING: RINGER LIBRARY WILL CLOSE AT 7 PM

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