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Events in December 2014

  • December 1, 2014

    Wiggle Worms (LJRL)

    Storytime for walking babies to age 2

    Mondays, September 8 - December 8, 9:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.
    (no storytime the week of November 3rd)

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

    (Please note: a Thursday session has also been added, starting September 25, at 10:30).

    Wiggle Worms (LJRL)

    Wiggle Worms (LJRL)

    Storytime for walking babies to age 2

    Mondays, September 8 - December 8, 9:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.
    (no storytime the week of November 3rd)

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

    (Please note: a Thursday session has also been added, starting September 25, at 10:30).

    Wiggle Worms (LJRL)

  • December 2, 2014

    English Conversation Circle (LJRL)

    Do you want to practice speaking English?

    Join us for conversations and fun!

    Call Hilary at (979) 764-3416 with any questions.

    English Conversation Circle meets on Tuesdays from 3:00 to 4:00 in Group Study Room 2 at the back of the library.

    Afternoon Book Club (LJRL)

    The Mistletoe Promise by Richard Paul Evans

    This club meets on the first Tuesday afternoon of the month. New members are welcome.

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

    For December 2nd, we will be discussing The Mistletoe Promise by Richard Paul Evans (comes out Nov 18).

    Afternoon Book Club (LJRL)

  • December 3, 2014

    Toddler Storytime (LJRL)

    Storytime for 2 and 3 year olds

    Wednesdays, September 10 - December 10, 10 a.m.
    (no storytime the week of November 3rd)

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

    Toddler Storytime (LJRL)

    Preschool Storytime (LJRL)

    Storytime for 3 and 4 year olds

    Wednesdays, September 10 - December 10, 10 a.m.
    (no storytime the week of November 3rd)

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

    Preschool Storytime (LJRL)

    LJRL Teen Book Club

    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 during the school year.

    Contact Kendra at kperkins@bryantx.gov or (979) 764-3416 for more information.

    Spanish computer classes (CBMPL)

    We now have a volunteer teaching computer classes in Spanish at Mounce Library.

    • Wednesdays, 4:30-6:30, now until December 10.
    • Saturday mornings, 10-Noon, now until December 13
    • Saturday afternoons, Noon – 2 pm, until December 13

    Contact Bobbee at (979) 209-5616 for more information.

  • December 4, 2014

    Babies & Books (LJRL)

    Storytime for newborns to walking babies

    Thursdays, September 11 - December 11, 9:15 a.m.
    (no storytime the week of November 3rd)

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

    Babies & Books (LJRL)

    Baby & Toddler Storytime (CBMPL)

    Baby/toddler storytime will be on Thursdays at 10:15.
    We will also have "get ready to read" storytime for older children on Thursdays at 10:45. Storytime is held upstairs.

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

    Thursdays, September 11 - December 11
    (no storytime on Thanksgiving, November 27)

    Baby & Toddler Storytime (CBMPL)

    Free computer class: Computer Basics (CBMPL)

    Free computer classes at Mounce Library are held on Thursdays from 10:15 to 12:15. For more information, contact the Reference Desk at (979) 209-5600. Mounce computer classes are held in the upstairs lab.

    Computer classes at Ringer Library in College Station are held on Friday mornings from 9:30 to 11:30. If you have questions about those, contact Ringer Library's Reference Desk at (979) 764-3416.

    Free computer class: Computer Basics (CBMPL)

    Wiggle Worms (LJRL)

    Storytime for walking babies to age 2

    Thursday session added!
    (We also have Wiggle Worms on Mondays at 9:30 and 10:30)

    Thursdays, September 25 - December 11, 10:30 a.m.
    (no storytime November 6 and 27)

    Stories, beanbags, bubbles, songs, parachute, and fun!

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

    Wiggle Worms (LJRL)

    Get Ready to Read Storytime (CBMPL)

    We have "get ready to read" storytime for older children on Thursdays at 10:45. Storytime is held upstairs.

    We also have baby/toddler storytime at 10:15 for younger children.

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

    Thursdays, September 11 - December 11
    (no storytime on Thanksgiving, November 27)

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

    Thursdays, September 11 - December 11
    (no storytime on Thanksgiving, November 27)

    Get Ready to Read Storytime (CBMPL)

    Family Storytime (LJRL)

    Storytime for families

    Thursdays, September 11 - December 11, 6 p.m.
    (no storytime the week of November 3rd)

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

    Family Storytime (LJRL)

  • December 5, 2014

    Free computer class: computer basics (LJRL)

    Free computer classes at Ringer Library in College Station are held in the front meeting room on Fridays from 9:30 to 11:30. Call the Reference Desk at (979) 764-3416 for more information.

    Computer classes at Mounce Library are held on Thursdays from 10:15 to 12:15. For more information, contact Mounce Library's Reference Desk at (979) 209-5600.

    Free computer class: computer basics (LJRL)

    Scribes & Sketchers (CBMPL)

    Scribes & Sketchers meets on the first Friday of the month from 4:30-6:00 pm.
    It is for teen artists and writers.
    If you have any questions, contact Sam at (979) 209-5615.

    The group is currently full. New members will be accepted in June.

    Scribes & Sketchers (CBMPL)

    Words to Music (CBMPL)

    Marian Anderson String Quartet

    Marian Anderson String Quartet, LLC and the Clara B. Mounce Public Library presents
    “Words to Music”: A concert of the spoken word realized with music.

    Friday, December 5, 2014 at 6:30pm
    Clara B. Mounce Public Library, 2nd Floor Meeting Room, 201 E. 26th Street, Bryan, TX 77803

    Readings from “Follow the Drinking Gourd” by Jeanette Winter, Music by Jonathan B McNair,
    “Upon Her Knee” by Bruce Van Alstyne, Music from the Baroque, Classical, Romantic, & 20th Century periods.

    Music performed by the Marian Anderson String Quartet with guest artist Bruce Van Alstyne, narrator

    Note: This is during a time when the library is normally closed. Please look for signs directing you where to go. Call the library earlier in the day at (979) 209-5600 for more information.

    Words to Music (CBMPL)

  • December 6, 2014

    Registration Deadline for Dec. 8 Christmas Card Class (LJRL)

    Christmas cards

    Make your own Christmas cards! This event will take place on Monday, Dec. 8 at 6 p.m.

    Join us for a special craft with guest crafter Tara Branham! She will show us how to make our own Christmas cards while we munch on holiday snacks. All supplies provided.

    Sign up at the Reference Desk by Saturday, December 6.
    Call (979) 764-3416 to sign up by phone. Contact Hilary if you have questions.

    Christmas Party (LJRL)

    Christmas Party revised

    Stories, crafts, food. All ages.

    For more information, contact the children's librarians at (979) 764-3416.

    Christmas Party (LJRL)

    ESL Class (CBMPL)

    Mounce Library will be offering free ESL classes this fall. Registration is required.

    Registration = Saturday, September 6, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

    Classes = Saturdays, September 13 through December 13, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
    There will not be class on September 27 (Texas Reds weekend) and November 29 (Thanksgiving weekend).

    For more information, call Bobbee Pennington at (979) 209-5616 or email her at bpennington@bryantx.gov

    If you are interested in being a volunteer, contact Bobbee.

    ESL Class (CBMPL)

    Spanish computer classes (CBMPL)

    We now have a volunteer teaching computer classes in Spanish at Mounce Library.

    • Wednesdays, 4:30-6:30, now until December 10.
    • Saturday mornings, 10-Noon, now until December 13
    • Saturday afternoons, Noon – 2 pm, until December 13

    Contact Bobbee at (979) 209-5616 for more information.

    Spanish computer classes (CBMPL)

    We now have a volunteer teaching computer classes in Spanish at Mounce Library.

    • Wednesdays, 4:30-6:30, now until December 10.
    • Saturday mornings, 10-Noon, now until December 13
    • Saturday afternoons, Noon – 2 pm, until December 13

    Contact Bobbee at (979) 209-5616 for more information.

    Whirled on a String Yo-Yo Show (LJRL)

    Dec6Whirled_on_a_String

    For more information, contact Suzy or Cindy at (979) 764-3416.

    Whirled on a String Yo-Yo Show (LJRL)

  • December 8, 2014

    Wiggle Worms (LJRL)

    Storytime for walking babies to age 2

    Mondays, September 8 - December 8, 9:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.
    (no storytime the week of November 3rd)

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

    (Please note: a Thursday session has also been added, starting September 25, at 10:30).

    Wiggle Worms (LJRL)

    Wiggle Worms (LJRL)

    Storytime for walking babies to age 2

    Mondays, September 8 - December 8, 9:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.
    (no storytime the week of November 3rd)

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

    (Please note: a Thursday session has also been added, starting September 25, at 10:30).

    Wiggle Worms (LJRL)

    Christmas Card Class (LJRL)

    Christmas cards

    Make your own Christmas cards!

    Join us for a special craft with guest crafter Tara Branham! She will show us how to make our own Christmas cards while we munch on holiday snacks. All supplies provided.

    Sign up at the Reference Desk by Saturday, December 6.
    Call (979) 764-3416 to sign up by phone. Contact Hilary if you have questions.

  • December 9, 2014

    English Conversation Circle (LJRL)

    Do you want to practice speaking English?

    Join us for conversations and fun!

    Call Hilary at (979) 764-3416 with any questions.

    English Conversation Circle meets on Tuesdays from 3:00 to 4:00 in Group Study Room 2 at the back of the library.

  • December 10, 2014

    Toddler Storytime (LJRL)

    Storytime for 2 and 3 year olds

    Wednesdays, September 10 - December 10, 10 a.m.
    (no storytime the week of November 3rd)

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

    Toddler Storytime (LJRL)

    Preschool Storytime (LJRL)

    Storytime for 3 and 4 year olds

    Wednesdays, September 10 - December 10, 10 a.m.
    (no storytime the week of November 3rd)

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

    Preschool Storytime (LJRL)

    Spanish computer classes (CBMPL)

    We now have a volunteer teaching computer classes in Spanish at Mounce Library.

    • Wednesdays, 4:30-6:30, now until December 10.
    • Saturday mornings, 10-Noon, now until December 13
    • Saturday afternoons, Noon – 2 pm, until December 13

    Contact Bobbee at (979) 209-5616 for more information.

  • December 11, 2014

    Babies & Books (LJRL)

    Storytime for newborns to walking babies

    Thursdays, September 11 - December 11, 9:15 a.m.
    (no storytime the week of November 3rd)

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

    Babies & Books (LJRL)

    Baby & Toddler Storytime (CBMPL)

    Baby/toddler storytime will be on Thursdays at 10:15.
    We will also have "get ready to read" storytime for older children on Thursdays at 10:45. Storytime is held upstairs.

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

    Thursdays, September 11 - December 11
    (no storytime on Thanksgiving, November 27)

    Baby & Toddler Storytime (CBMPL)

    Free computer class: Internet & Email (CBMPL)

    Free computer classes at Mounce Library are held on Thursdays from 10:15 to 12:15. For more information, contact the Reference Desk at (979) 209-5600. Mounce computer classes are held in the upstairs lab.

    Computer classes at Ringer Library in College Station are held on Friday mornings from 9:30 to 11:30. If you have questions about those, contact Ringer Library's Reference Desk at (979) 764-3416.

    This is the last computer class at Mounce until January.

    Free computer class: Internet & Email (CBMPL)

    Wiggle Worms (LJRL)

    Storytime for walking babies to age 2

    Thursday session added!
    (We also have Wiggle Worms on Mondays at 9:30 and 10:30)

    Thursdays, September 25 - December 11, 10:30 a.m.
    (no storytime November 6 and 27)

    Stories, beanbags, bubbles, songs, parachute, and fun!

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

    Wiggle Worms (LJRL)

    Get Ready to Read Storytime (CBMPL)

    We have "get ready to read" storytime for older children on Thursdays at 10:45. Storytime is held upstairs.

    We also have baby/toddler storytime at 10:15 for younger children.

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

    Thursdays, September 11 - December 11
    (no storytime on Thanksgiving, November 27)

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

    Thursdays, September 11 - December 11
    (no storytime on Thanksgiving, November 27)

    Get Ready to Read Storytime (CBMPL)

    Nutcracker Ballet Storytime (CBMPL)

    Ballet Brazos Nutcracker 2013

    Ballet Brazos will dance the Nutcracker story to life as Ms. Bobbee reads from the picture book by Vladimir Vagin. Highlights from the upcoming Ballet Brazos performance of the Nutcracker Ballet will be featured. Thursday, December 11. Seating at 5:30 with performance at 6 pm. Cookies will be served. Contact Bobbee at (979) 209-5616 for more information.

    Family Storytime (LJRL) - CANCELLED

    Storytime for families

    Thursdays, September 11 - December 11, 6 p.m.
    (no storytime the week of November 3rd)

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

    We will not have family storytime on December 11.

    Family Storytime (LJRL) - CANCELLED

  • December 12, 2014

    Free computer class: Internet & Email (LJRL)

    Free computer classes at Ringer Library in College Station are held in the front meeting room on Fridays from 9:30 to 11:30. Call the Reference Desk at (979) 764-3416 for more information.

    Computer classes at Mounce Library are held on Thursdays from 10:15 to 12:15. For more information, contact Mounce Library's Reference Desk at (979) 209-5600.

    The December 12 class will end at 11 a.m. This is the last class until January.

    Free computer class: Internet & Email (LJRL)

    ALL LIBRARIES CLOSED 11:00-2:00 for City of Bryan employee Christmas Luncheon

    All three locations (Carnegie History Center, Mounce Library, and Ringer Library) will be closed on Friday, December 12, from 11 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. for the City of Bryan Employee Christmas Luncheon.

    ALL LIBRARIES CLOSED 11:00-2:00 for City of Bryan employee Christmas Luncheon

  • December 13, 2014

    ESL Class (CBMPL)

    Mounce Library will be offering free ESL classes this fall. Registration is required.

    Registration = Saturday, September 6, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

    Classes = Saturdays, September 13 through December 13, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
    There will not be class on September 27 (Texas Reds weekend) and November 29 (Thanksgiving weekend).

    For more information, call Bobbee Pennington at (979) 209-5616 or email her at bpennington@bryantx.gov

    If you are interested in being a volunteer, contact Bobbee.

    ESL Class (CBMPL)

    Spanish computer classes (CBMPL)

    We now have a volunteer teaching computer classes in Spanish at Mounce Library.

    • Wednesdays, 4:30-6:30, now until December 10.
    • Saturday mornings, 10-Noon, now until December 13
    • Saturday afternoons, Noon – 2 pm, until December 13

    Contact Bobbee at (979) 209-5616 for more information.

    Spanish computer classes (CBMPL)

    We now have a volunteer teaching computer classes in Spanish at Mounce Library.

    • Wednesdays, 4:30-6:30, now until December 10.
    • Saturday mornings, 10-Noon, now until December 13
    • Saturday afternoons, Noon – 2 pm, until December 13

    Contact Bobbee at (979) 209-5616 for more information.

    Holiday Crafts for Teens & Tweens (LJRL)

    ornament filled with yarn

    Free holiday craft program for teens and tweens. The Brazos Valley Knitting Guild will be bringing supplies to make Christmas ornaments. In the example shown in the picture, you put yarn in an ornament, and no knitting is required. There will be several choices of what kind of ornament you can make. Some might involve knitting (but won't require prior experience), and some won't.

    Contact Kendra at kperkins@bryantx.gov or (979) 764-3416 for more details.

  • December 14, 2014

    N/A

    Books & Beans Book Club (CBMPL)

    The Goblin Emperor by Katherine Addison

    The Books & Beans book club will be meeting from 4 to 5:15 in Mounce Library's second floor meeting room.

    This month's discussion will be about The Goblin Emperor by Katherine Addison

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

    Books & Beans Book Club (CBMPL)

  • December 16, 2014

    English Conversation Circle (LJRL)

    Do you want to practice speaking English?

    Join us for conversations and fun!

    Call Hilary at (979) 764-3416 with any questions.

    English Conversation Circle meets on Tuesdays from 3:00 to 4:00 in Group Study Room 2 at the back of the library.

    Spanish Storytime (CBMPL)

    Mounce Library will have Spanish storytime on the third Tuesday of the month.
    September 16, October 21, November 18, December 16

    For more information, contact Bobbee at (979) 209-5616.

    Spanish Storytime (CBMPL)

  • December 18, 2014

    Free computer class: MS Word - CANCELLED

    Free computer classes at Mounce Library are held on Thursdays from 10:15 to 12:15. For more information, contact the Reference Desk at (979) 209-5600. Mounce computer classes are held in the upstairs lab.

    Computer classes at Ringer Library in College Station are held on Friday mornings from 9:30 to 11:30. If you have questions about those, contact Ringer Library's Reference Desk at (979) 764-3416.

    The December 18 computer class has been cancelled. Classes will start back in January.

    Free computer class: MS Word - CANCELLED

    LJRL Animé Club

    The LJRL Animé Club meets once a month (usually on the last Thursday of the month) to watch animé, Japanese animation. We meet earlier in November and December due to holidays.

    The videos we will be watching will be rated PG or TV-14. If the video has a choice, the audience will decide whether we are watching videos dubbed into English (English audio) or subtitled (Japanese audio).

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

  • December 19, 2014

    Free computer class: MS Word - CANCELLED

    Free computer classes at Ringer Library in College Station are held in the front meeting room on Fridays from 9:30 to 11:30. Call the Reference Desk at (979) 764-3416 for more information.

    Computer classes at Mounce Library are held on Thursdays from 10:15 to 12:15. For more information, contact Mounce Library's Reference Desk at (979) 209-5600.

    The December 19 class has been cancelled. Classes will start back in January.

    Free computer class: MS Word - CANCELLED

  • December 23, 2014

    N/A

    LIBRARIES CLOSING EARLY FOR HOLIDAY

    All Bryan+College Station Public Library System locations will be closing early at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, December 23.

    All Bryan+College Station Public Library System locations will be closed
    Wednesday, December 24 through Sunday, December 28, 2014, for Christmas.

    LIBRARIES CLOSING EARLY FOR HOLIDAY

  • December 24, 2014

    N/A

    LIBRARIES CLOSED FOR CHRISTMAS

    All Bryan+College Station Public Library System locations will be closing early at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, December 23.

    All Bryan+College Station Public Library System locations will be closed
    Wednesday, December 24 through Sunday, December 28, 2014, for Christmas.

    LIBRARIES CLOSED FOR CHRISTMAS

  • December 25, 2014

    N/A

    LIBRARIES CLOSED FOR CHRISTMAS

    All Bryan+College Station Public Library System locations will be closing early at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, December 23.

    All Bryan+College Station Public Library System locations will be closed
    Wednesday, December 24 through Sunday, December 28, 2014, for Christmas.

    LIBRARIES CLOSED FOR CHRISTMAS

  • December 26, 2014

    N/A

    LIBRARIES CLOSED FOR CHRISTMAS

    All Bryan+College Station Public Library System locations will be closing early at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, December 23.

    All Bryan+College Station Public Library System locations will be closed
    Wednesday, December 24 through Sunday, December 28, 2014, for Christmas.

    LIBRARIES CLOSED FOR CHRISTMAS

  • December 27, 2014

    N/A

    LIBRARIES CLOSED FOR CHRISTMAS

    All Bryan+College Station Public Library System locations will be closing early at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, December 23.

    All Bryan+College Station Public Library System locations will be closed
    Wednesday, December 24 through Sunday, December 28, 2014, for Christmas.

    LIBRARIES CLOSED FOR CHRISTMAS

  • December 28, 2014

    N/A

    LIBRARIES CLOSED FOR CHRISTMAS

    All Bryan+College Station Public Library System locations will be closing early at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, December 23.

    All Bryan+College Station Public Library System locations will be closed
    Wednesday, December 24 through Sunday, December 28, 2014, for Christmas.

    LIBRARIES CLOSED FOR CHRISTMAS

  • December 31, 2014

    N/A

    LIBRARIES CLOSING EARLY FOR NEW YEAR'S

    All Bryan+College Station Public Library System locations will be closing early at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, December 31, 2014 for New Year's Eve.

    All Bryan+College Station Public Library System locations will be closed Thursday, January 1, 2015, for New Year's Day.

    LIBRARIES CLOSING EARLY FOR NEW YEAR'S

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