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.


Weekly Library Events:

English Conversation Circle: Tuesdays, 2-3 PM

Computer Help*: Mondays 6-8 PM, Wednesdays 6:30-8:30 PM


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

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, A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles


Special Events:

Caricature Class with Tom Rye*: Sat., June 9 at 2-4 PM (walk-ins accepted)

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

Animé Family Movie: Thurs., July 26 at 4-5:45 p.m., Mary and the Witch’s Flower, 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 2-3:30 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.


Weekly Library Events:

Genealogy Research: Wednesdays at 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

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


Monthly Library Events:

Family Table-top Game Nights: 2nd Fri. at 6:30 to 8:30 PM

  • June 8, July 13

Gardening Tips with Brazos County Master Gardeners: 1 Sat. per month at 10 AM

  • June 16, Composting at Home: It’s Way Easier Than You Think (door prize drawing)
  • July 21, The Secret of Free Plants: Simple Propagation Techniques
  • Aug. 18, Keyhole Gardening (method of growing produce in nutrient-rich soil with less water)
  • Sept. 22, Add Pizazz to Your Pots (“filler, spiller, thriller” design concept; door prize drawing)

Special Events:

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

Watercolor Techniques* : Sat., June 16 at 1 PM, all materials supplied, *register by June 9; limit 20 people

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

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


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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