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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: 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.

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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

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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

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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)

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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.

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Baby and Toddler Storytime (CBMPL) Event Details

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10:15 am

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

Storytime is held in the upstairs meeting room.

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

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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)»

Nutcracker Storytime Ballet (CBMPL) Event Details

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5:30 pm – 6:00 pm

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) Event Details

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5:30 pm – 6:00 pm

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.

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ESL Bilingual Storytime Holiday Party (CBMPL) Event Details

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10:00 am – 12:00 pm

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.

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ESL Bilingual Storytime Holiday Party (CBMPL) Event Details

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10:00 am – 12:00 pm

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)»

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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)»

Teen Program: Craft or Movie (LJRL) Event Details

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12:30 pm – 3:30 pm

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.

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Baby and Toddler Storytime (CBMPL) Event Details

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10:15 am

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

Storytime is held in the upstairs meeting room.

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

Baby and Toddler Storytime (CBMPL)»

Ready to Read Storytime (CBMPL) Event Details

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10:45 am

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

Storytime is held in the upstairs meeting room.

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

Ready to Read Storytime (CBMPL)»

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LIBRARIES CLOSED 11 AM - 2 PM Event Details

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11:00 am – 2:00 pm

All Libraries Closed 11 AM - 2 PM

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Ceci's Spanish Storytime (LJRL) Event Details

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4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

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

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

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BVJAG Program for Ages 3 and up (LJRL) Event Details

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12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

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) Event Details

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12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

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) Event Details

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12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

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.

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LJRL Animé Club Event Details

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3:45 pm – 5:30 pm

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

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LIBRARIES CLOSED FOR CHRISTMAS Event Details

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

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LIBRARIES CLOSED FOR CHRISTMAS Event Details

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

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LIBRARIES CLOSED FOR CHRISTMAS Event Details

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

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Kite-building (LJRL) Event Details

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1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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) Event Details

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1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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) Event Details

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1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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) Event Details

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1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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.

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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 Monday, December 31.

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

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LIBRARIES CLOSED FOR NEW YEAR'S DAY Event Details

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

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

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Puppet Practice (LJRL) Event Details

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4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Practice for January 19 puppet show.

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

Puppet Practice (LJRL) Event Details

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4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Practice for January 19 puppet show.

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

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Teen Book Club (CBMPL) Event Details

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2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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

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

The book club meets upstairs.

Teen Book Club (CBMPL)»

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