Adult Summer Reading

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Libraries Rock!

Pick up a free reading log at Mounce Library (Bryan) or Ringer Library (College Station) June 1 to July 31, 2018. Come in for prizes at 15 and 30 days. Last day to turn in reading logs is August 31, 2018.

RINGER LIBRARY (COLLEGE STATION) EVENTS

Weekly Library Events:

English Conversation Circle: Tuesdays, 2-3 PM

Computer Help*: summer schedule to be announced

 

Monthly Library Events:

Afternoon Book Club: 1st Tues. at 5:30 PM

  • June 5, Open Book Club, any book you are reading
  • July 10, Midnight at the Bright Ideas Bookstore by Matthew Sullivan
  • Aug. 7, City of Thieves by David Benioff

Coloring for Adults: 2nd Thurs. at 5:30 PM

  • June 14, July 12, Aug. 9

Full STEAM Ahead Book Club**: 3rd Tues. at 6-8 PM at Gogh Gogh

  • June 19, July 17, Aug. 14, Titles to be announced

Library Reading Group: 3rd Mon. at 6:45-8 PM *new dates

  • June 18, One Summer: America 1927 by Bill Bryson
  • July 16, Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI by David Grann
  • Aug. 20, Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles

 

Special Events:

Caricature Class with Tom Rye*: Sat., June 9 at 2-4 PM (sign-up sheet has been started)

Family Movie: The Greatest Showman: Sun., June 10 at 2-4 PM, rated PG

Blackwater Draw Brewing Class: Sat., June 16 at 2-3 PM

Trivia Night: Mon. June 18 at 6-7 PM

Alzheimer’s Awareness Program: Sat., June 30 at 2-3 PM

Flag Wreath Making Class*: Mon., July 2 at 6-8 PM

Music Trivia Night: Mon., July 16 at 6-7 PM

Guitar Hero for Teens and Adults: Sat., July 21 at 2-4 PM

Family Movie: Paddington 2: Sun., July 22 at 2-4 PM, rated PG

Senior Craft (55+), Make a Suncatcher*: Fri., July 27 at 10-11 AM

Upcycle Books*: Mon, July 30 at 6-8 PM

Family Movie: Peter Rabbit: Sat., Aug. 25 at 2-4 PM, rated PG

 

Community Groups that meet at Ringer Library:

  • BCSW (Bryan/College Station Writers): 4th Sun. (3rd in June) at 2-4 PM
  • Brazos Valley Authors: 1st Mon. at 2-4 PM
  • Brazos Valley Jewelry Artists Guild (BVJAG): 2nd Wed. at 6:30-8:30 PM
  • Bryan/College Station Stamp Club: 3rd Wed. at 7-9 PM
  • Heartfulness Meditation: Tuesdays at 9:15-10 AM

All events are free. *Registration is required for starred events. To register for Ringer events, call (979) 764-3416.

** This book club is hosted by a Ringer librarian, but it meets at Gogh Gogh Coffee, 4121 Hwy. 6 S., College Station.

MOUNCE LIBRARY (BRYAN) EVENTS

Computer Classes: Thursdays at 10:15 AM to 12:15 PM

Family Table-top Game Night: Friday, June 8 at 6:30 to 8:30 PM

Informational Financial Workshop by Gene Perez: Sat., June 9 at 10 AM

Composting at Home, It’s Way Easier Than You Think by Master Gardener Bill Martin: Sat., June 16 at 10 AM (There will be a drawing for a composting thermometer.)

Watercolor Techniques* : Sat., June 16 at 1 PM, all materials supplied, *register by June 9

Movie Morning: Sat., June 23 at 10:30 AM, family movie, Coco, PG

Guitar Workshop* : Sat., June 30 at 1 PM, basic instruction for beginning guitarists, bring your guitar, *register by June 23

Family Table-top Game Night: Friday, July 13 at 6:30 to 8:30 PM

Texas Gardening Tips by Master Gardener Bill Martin: Sat., July 21, Aug. 18, Sept. 22, topics to be announced

All events are free. *Registration is required for starred events. To register for Mounce events, call (979) 209-5600.

CARNEGIE HISTORY CENTER (BRYAN) EVENT

June First Friday: Friday, June 1 at 6 to 9 PM

Call (979) 209-5630 for more information about the Carnegie History Center.

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