Round Rock Public Library http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/images/round_rock_logo.gif City of Round Rock http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/ http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/ Events at the City of Round Rock, Texas. en-us Family Storytime at the Library at 11 a.m. <b><i>Saturday storytime for all ages</i></b><br/> <p><b>Date</b>: 12/20/2014<br/> <b>Time</b>: 11:00 AM<br/> <b>Location</b>: Round Rock Public Library<br/> <b>Cost</b>: Free<br/> <b>Description</b>: <P><IMG style="MARGIN: 5px 0px 2px 5px" border=1 alt="Janette Johnston, Youth Services Librarian" src="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/images/storytime_janette_web.jpg" width=200 align=right height=133>The <A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=5" target=_self>Round Rock Public Library</A> </A>presents&nbsp;Family Storytime, a reading activity that welcomes families with children of all ages.</P><P>This interactive program includes a variety of activities such as books,&nbsp;fingerplays, music, movies, and puppets.</P><P>This is a food-free event for our families living with food allergies.&nbsp;Please do not bring snacks to this storytime session.</P><P>Join us 11 a.m. Saturdays&nbsp;in Room A.</P> http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=9&recordid=27397 <p> Insure Central Texas <b><i>Your Free Community Resource for Health Insurance Questions and Enrollment Assistance</i></b><br/> <p><b>Date</b>: 12/20/2014<br/> <b>Time</b>: 9:30 AM<br/> <b>Location</b>: Round Rock Public Library<br/> <b>Cost</b>: Free<br/> <b>Description</b>: <P style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt" class=MsoNormal><A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/redirect.asp?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww%2Efoundcom%2Eorg%2F" target=_self>Foundation Communities</A> is answering questions about the Health Insurance Marketplace (Obamacare) and assisting with enrollment in health insurance at the Round Rock Public Library from Nov. 15, 2014 to Feb. 15, 2015.</P><P style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt" class=MsoNormal>&nbsp;</P><P style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt" class=MsoNormal>Walk-ins are welcome (no appointments at this location). No income or zip code/county restrictions on whom we serve.</P><P style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt" class=MsoNormal>&nbsp;</P><P style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt" class=MsoNormal><SPAN class=subtitle>Schedule</SPAN></P><UL><LI><DIV style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt" class=MsoNormal>4:30 to 8 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday</DIV></LI><LI><DIV style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt" class=MsoNormal>9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday</DIV></LI><LI><DIV style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt" class=MsoNormal>1:30 to 5 p.m. Sunday</DIV></LI></UL><P style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt" class=MsoNormal>&nbsp;</P><P style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt" class=MsoNormal>For more information, visit <A href="http://www.InsureCentralTexas.org">www.InsureCentralTexas.org</A>, email <A href="mailto:enroll@foundcom.org">enroll@foundcom.org</A> or call 2-1-1 (select option 1).</P><P style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt" class=MsoNormal>&nbsp;</P><P style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt" class=MsoNormal><SPAN class=subtitle>About Foundation Communities</SPAN></P><P style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt" class=MsoNormal>Foundation Communities is a nonprofit organization providing service-enriched, high-quality affordable housing that enables families and individuals with low incomes to permanently improve their educational and economic standing. Each tax season, Foundation Communities operates several Community Tax Center locations in Central Texas.</P> http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=9&recordid=27507 <p> Library Volunteer Orientation <b><i>volunteer@ your library</i></b><br/> <p><b>Date</b>: 12/20/2014<br/> <b>Time</b>: 10:00 AM<br/> <b>Location</b>: Round Rock Public Library, 2nd floor Admin Conference Room<br/> <b>Cost</b>: free<br/> <b>Description</b>: <P>The <A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=5" target=_self>Round Rock Public Library</A> will hold an orientation&nbsp;for volunteers at&nbsp;<STRONG> 10 a.m. on&nbsp;the&nbsp;3rd&nbsp;Saturday of the month.</STRONG> Individuals wishing to volunteer at the Library need to attend an orientation. Please complete the <A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=1619" target=_self>online application</A>.</P><P>Applications and additional information can be found on our website's <A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=193" target=_self>Volunteering</A>&nbsp;page or by contacting the <A href="mailto:%20lib_volunteering@round-rock.tx.us?subject=Volunteering at the Library">Volunteer Coordinator</A>.</P><P>Volunteers should be 13 years of age or more. Teen volunteers will also need to bring&nbsp;a letter of recommendation from a&nbsp;recognized organization. Adult volunteers will need to schedule an interview. Interviews can be held either before or after orientation. Background checks are performed on all adult volunteers.</P><P><EM>The library cannot accomodate Community Service Restitution required by by courts or to substitute for fines.</EM></P><P>&nbsp;</P> http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=9&recordid=25622 <p> Insure Central Texas <b><i>Your Free Community Resource for Health Insurance Questions and Enrollment Assistance</i></b><br/> <p><b>Date</b>: 12/21/2014<br/> <b>Time</b>: 1:30 PM<br/> <b>Location</b>: Round Rock Public Library<br/> <b>Cost</b>: Free<br/> <b>Description</b>: <P style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt" class=MsoNormal><A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/redirect.asp?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww%2Efoundcom%2Eorg%2F" target=_self>Foundation Communities</A> is answering questions about the Health Insurance Marketplace (Obamacare) and assisting with enrollment in health insurance at the <A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=5" target=_self>Round Rock Public Library</A> from Nov. 15, 2014 to Feb. 15, 2015.</P><P style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt" class=MsoNormal>&nbsp;</P><P style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt" class=MsoNormal>Walk-ins are welcome (no appointments at this location). No income or zip code/county restrictions on whom we serve.</P><P style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt" class=MsoNormal>&nbsp;</P><P style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt" class=MsoNormal></P><P style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt" class=MsoNormal><SPAN class=subtitle>Schedule</SPAN></P><UL><LI><DIV style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt" class=MsoNormal>4:30 to 8 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday</DIV></LI><LI><DIV style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt" class=MsoNormal>9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday</DIV></LI><LI><DIV style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt" class=MsoNormal>1:30 to 5 p.m. Sunday</DIV></LI></UL><P style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt" class=MsoNormal></P><P style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt" class=MsoNormal>For more information, visit <A href="http://www.insurecentraltexas.org/">www.InsureCentralTexas.org</A>, email <A href="mailto:enroll@foundcom.org">enroll@foundcom.org</A> or call 2-1-1 (select option 1).</P><P style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt" class=MsoNormal></P><P style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt" class=MsoNormal><SPAN class=subtitle>About Foundation Communities</SPAN></P><P style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt" class=MsoNormal>Foundation Communities is a nonprofit organization providing service-enriched, high-quality affordable housing that enables families and individuals with low incomes to permanently improve their educational and economic standing. Each tax season, Foundation Communities operates several Community Tax Center locations in Central Texas.</P> http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=9&recordid=27514 <p> Hooked on Knitting and Crocheting <p><b>Date</b>: 12/23/2014<br/> <b>Time</b>: 6:30 PM<br/> <b>Location</b>: Round Rock Public Library<br/> <b>Cost</b>: Free<br/> <b>Description</b>: <P>The <A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=5" target=_self>Round Rock Public Library's</A> Hooked on Knitting and Crocheting group meets twice a month in the Library gallery from<STRONG> 6:30 to 8 p.m.</STRONG></P><P>The group offers a chance for those who share a passion for kitting and crocheting to get together and swap tips and techniques as well as work on projects.</P><P>Bring your own supplies. All skill levels are welcome!</P> http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=9&recordid=25358 <p> Library Closed for Christmas <p><b>Date</b>: 12/24/2014<br/> <b>Location</b>: Round Rock Public Library<br/> <b>Description</b>: <P>The <A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=5" target=_self>Round Rock Public Library</A> will be closed for Christmas <STRONG>Wednesday, Dec. 24&nbsp;through Thursday, Dec. 25</STRONG>. We will&nbsp;<STRONG>re-open on Friday,&nbsp;Dec.&nbsp;26&nbsp;at 9 a.m</STRONG>.</P><P><STRONG>Fines are charged on holidays</STRONG> as well as on the days we are open. <STRONG>There are two book drops available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, </STRONG>on the&nbsp;west side of the building.</P> http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=9&recordid=23893 <p> Curso Básico Gratis de Computadora <b><i>Free Basic Computer Class in Spanish</i></b><br/> <p><b>Date</b>: 12/26/2014<br/> <b>Time</b>: 3:00 PM<br/> <b>Location</b>: Round Rock Public Library<br/> <b>Cost</b>: Free<br/> <b>Description</b>: <P><STRONG>¿Le gustaría aprender a usar la computadora?&nbsp;Nosotros les enseñaremos! <A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=5" target=_self>Round Rock Public Library</A> ofrece un Curso Básico Gratis de Computadora.</STRONG> </P><P>Aprenda&nbsp;a mandar correos electrónicos (e-mails), cómo navegar en la red, cómo usar el Microsoft “Word,” cómo escribir una carta de vida (résumé), cómo buscar trabajo y llenar una aplicación por computadora y mas! Este curso sera totalmente GRATIS!<BR></P><UL><LI>Computación Básica y uso del teclado.<LI>Aprenda a mandar correos electrónicos (e-mail) y como navegar en la red (internet).<LI>Introducción a “Windows."<LI>Introducción a “Microsoft Word”&nbsp; (cómo guardar, imprimir documentos)<LI>Cómo escribir una Carta De Vida Personal (Résumé)<LI>Seguridad básica cybernética para su computadora.</LI></UL><P>Preguntas Frequentes:</P><P><STRONG>¿Necesito una tarjeta de la biblioteca?</STRONG>&nbsp;No, no la necesita.<BR><STRONG>¿Cuánto cuesta?</STRONG>&nbsp;Nada, las clases son GRATIS!<BR><STRONG>¿ Tengo que ser residente de Round Rock?</STRONG>&nbsp;No, las clases están abiertas para todo el&nbsp;público.<BR><STRONG>¿Tengo que matricularme con anticipación?</STRONG>&nbsp;No, usted puede hacerlo el mismo día de la clase.<BR><STRONG>¿Tengo que asistir a clase todos los viernes?</STRONG>&nbsp;No, uno aprenderá mucho en una sola clase pero puede segir asistendo si gusta para aprender mas!<BR><BR><STRONG>Would you like to learn how to use a computer? We will show you how! The Round Rock Public Library offers free Basic Computer Classes in Spanish.</STRONG></P><P>Learn how to send e-mails, how to surf the web, and how to write a document in Microsoft Word. Learn how to search for jobs, fill out job applications and&nbsp;create a professional-looking résumé. Learn how to protect your computer from viruses. Learn all of this and more for FREE!</P><P>FAQs:</P><P><STRONG>Do I need a library card? </STRONG>No, you do not need a library card.<STRONG> <BR>Is it free? </STRONG>Yes, it’s totally FREE!<BR><STRONG>Do I have to be a resident of Round Rock?</STRONG> No, you do not need to be a resident of Round Rock.<BR><STRONG>Is it open to the general public?&nbsp;</STRONG>Yes, it is open to the general public.<BR><STRONG>Do I need to register in advance? </STRONG>No, you do not need to register in advance.<STRONG> <BR>Do I need to show up every Friday? </STRONG>No, one class covers all areas mentioned above, but you are welcomed to come to as many class sessions you like to learn more!&nbsp; <BR></P><P>&nbsp;</P><P>&nbsp;</P> http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=9&recordid=24089 <p> Tuesday Teen Tech Club <b><i>Group Project</i></b><br/> <p><b>Date</b>: 12/30/2014<br/> <b>Time</b>: 4:30 PM<br/> <b>Location</b>: Meeting Room B<br/> <b>Cost</b>: Free<br/> <b>Description</b>: <FONT face=Verdana>The </FONT><A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=5" target=_self>Round Rock Public Library</A><FONT face=Verdana> hosts a Tuesday Teen Tech Club from<STRONG> 4:30 to 6 p.m</STRONG>., sponsored by </FONT><A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/redirect.asp?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww%2Etechshop%2Ews%2Faustin_round_rock%2Ehtml" target=_self>TechShop</A><FONT face=Verdana> in Round Rock.</FONT><P>Each month we will work on a tech project. We have a special incentive for those who attend 3 out of the 4 programs from September through December. </P><P><STRONG>Limited to 10 attendees</STRONG>. Please email <A href="mailto:%20&amp;#106;&amp;#100;&amp;#97;&amp;#110;&amp;#99;&amp;#101;&amp;#64;&amp;#114;&amp;#111;&amp;#117;&amp;#110;&amp;#100;&amp;#114;&amp;#111;&amp;#99;&amp;#107;&amp;#116;&amp;#101;&amp;#120;&amp;#97;&amp;#115;&amp;#46;&amp;#103;&amp;#111;&amp;#118;?subject=Jane">Jane</A> to reserve your spot.</P><P>Ages 12-18.</P> http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=9&recordid=27590 <p>