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>: 11/29/2014<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=27278 <p> Sensory Storytime at the Library <b><i>Pre-register for small, sensory-senstive storytime</i></b><br/> <p><b>Date</b>: 11/30/2014<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>The <A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=5" target=_self>Round Rock Public Library</A> presents Sensory&nbsp;Storytime the&nbsp;<STRONG>last&nbsp;Sunday of each month&nbsp;at&nbsp;3 p.m. in Room B</STRONG>. &nbsp;</P><P>This program is ideal for children with sensory integration challenges, difficulty sitting still, difficulty in large groups, or children who have autism spectrum disorders. </P><P>Sensory Storytime is open to all children ages 7 and under with an accompanying parent/guardian. Attendance is limited to 12 families and <STRONG>pre-registration is required</STRONG>.</P> http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=9&recordid=27277 <p> Evening Storytime at the Library <b><i>Pajama-friendly storytime for children 3 and up</i></b><br/> <p><b>Date</b>: 12/1/2014<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><IMG style="MARGIN-BOTTOM: 10px; MARGIN-LEFT: 10px" border=1 alt="Storytime presenter, Jane Dance" src="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/images/jane_storytime.jpg" width=200 align=right height=147>The <A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=5" target=_self>Round Rock Public Library</A> presents&nbsp;<A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=167" target=_self>Preschool Storytime</A>&nbsp;in Room A.&nbsp; This pajama-friendly reading activity is a fun combination of books, fingerplays, songs, and a short film for preschool children ages 3 to 6. </P><P>Preschool Storytime is held: </P><UL><LI>Mondays, 6:30 p.m. <LI>Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m. <LI>Thursdays, 9:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.</LI></UL><P>You do not need to register individual children for these programs; if you are bringing a group of six or more children, please&nbsp;contact Ms. Jane in advance.</P> http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=9&recordid=27282 <p> Rockin' Kids Club Lego Day: Grades K - 5 <b><i>Come build at the Round Rock Public Library</i></b><br/> <p><b>Date</b>: 12/1/2014<br/> <b>Time</b>: 4:30 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</A>&nbsp;hosts Rockin'&nbsp;Kids Club, featuring a variety of activities&nbsp;for grades K-5 from<STRONG> 4:30 to 5:15 p.m. on Mondays in Meeting Room A</STRONG>. </P><P>This week, kindergarteners through fifth-graders can&nbsp;build and collaborate&nbsp;with the Library's Lego collection.&nbsp;Sessions will last 30-45 minutes.</P><P>The Rockin' Kids Club activities schedule is: </P><UL><LI>1st Monday: Legos<LI>2nd Monday:&nbsp;Crafts <LI>3rd Monday: Science<LI>4th Monday:&nbsp;Crafts <LI>5th Monday: Book Blast</LI></UL> http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=9&recordid=27275 <p> Insure Central Texas <b><i>Your Free Community Resource for Health Insurance Questions and Enrollment Assistance</i></b><br/> <p><b>Date</b>: 12/1/2014<br/> <b>Time</b>: 4:30 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></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></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>&nbsp;</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=27517 <p> Microsoft Basics <p><b>Date</b>: 12/1/2014<br/> <b>Time</b>: 1:00 PM<br/> <b>Location</b>: Round Rock Public Library<br/> <b>Cost</b>: Free<br/> <b>Description</b>: <DIV class=eventcontent><DIV class=eventcontent><DIV class=eventcontent><P>The <A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=5" target=_self>Round Rock Public Library</A> presents a free computer class for learning the basics of Microsoft Word and Excel 2012.</P><P>No registration is required. The class meets weekly in the first floor computer lab.</P></DIV></DIV></DIV> http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=9&recordid=26357 <p> The Bead Cart <b><i>Beadwork Group at the Library</i></b><br/> <p><b>Date</b>: 12/1/2014<br/> <b>Time</b>: 4:30 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</A> offers a beading group from <STRONG>4:30 to 6 p.m., on the first and third Monday of each month.</STRONG> Bring some beads and ideas! Beads are also available for purchase at each meeting.</P><P>The group meets in the Gallery area on the first floor.</P> http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=9&recordid=27085 <p> Chinese Bilingual Storytime at the Library <b><i>Storytime for children 3-6</i></b><br/> <p><b>Date</b>: 12/2/2014<br/> <b>Time</b>: 10:30 AM<br/> <b>Location</b>: Round Rock Public Library <br/> <b>Cost</b>: Free<br/> <b>Description</b>: <DIV class=eventcontent><P>The <A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=5" target=_self>Round Rock Public Library</A> presents Chinese&nbsp;<A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=1398" target=_self>Bilingual Storytime</A> the first&nbsp;Tuesday of each month&nbsp;at 10:30 a.m. in Room B. &nbsp;</P><P>The program,&nbsp;geared for ages 3 and up,&nbsp;celebrates Chinese culture with&nbsp;stories, fingerplays, and songs both&nbsp;English and Mandarin. </P></DIV> http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=9&recordid=27393 <p> Early Literacy Classes <b><i>For ages 0 to 3</i></b><br/> <p><b>Date</b>: 12/2/2014<br/> <b>Time</b>: 10:00 AM<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</A> and <A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/redirect.asp?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww%2Eroundrockisd%2Eorg%2F" target=_self>Round Rock ISD</A> are offering a free, six-week Early Literacy program for children 0 to 3 years of age and their parents, <STRONG>from 10 to 11 a.m., Tuesdays, Nov. 4 through Dec. 16.</STRONG> No class on Tuesday, Nov. 11.</P><P>What are the skills children need to know to be ready for school?</P><UL><LI>Knowing the names of objects</LI><LI>Being interested in and enjoying books</LI><LI>Being able to describe objects and events and tell a story</LI><LI>Noticing letters and words, knowing how to handle a book, knowing how to follow words on a page</LI><LI>Knowing that letters have names and sounds</LI></UL><P>Pre-registration is not required. You do not have to attend all six classes to participate.</P> http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=9&recordid=27326 <p> Library opens at 10 a.m. on first Tuesday of month <p><b>Date</b>: 12/2/2014<br/> <b>Time</b>: 10:00 AM<br/> <b>Location</b>: Round Rock Public Library <br/> <b>Cost</b>: Free<br/> <b>Description</b>: <DIV class=eventcontent><P>The <A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=5" target=_self>Round Rock Public Library</A>&nbsp;has an all staff meeting on&nbsp;the first Tuesday of each month. Instead of opening at 9 a.m., as usual, the library will open at 10 a.m.</P></DIV> http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=9&recordid=23651 <p> Insure Central Texas <b><i>Your Free Community Resource for Health Insurance Questions and Enrollment Assistance</i></b><br/> <p><b>Date</b>: 12/2/2014<br/> <b>Time</b>: 4:30 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><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>&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=27523 <p> Insure Central Texas <b><i>Your Free Community Resource for Health Insurance Questions and Enrollment Assistance</i></b><br/> <p><b>Date</b>: 12/3/2014<br/> <b>Time</b>: 4:30 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><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>&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=27529 <p> Blogging Basics at the Library <p><b>Date</b>: 12/3/2014<br/> <b>Time</b>: 7:00 PM<br/> <b>Location</b>: Round Rock Public Library<br/> <b>Cost</b>: Free<br/> <b>Description</b>: <DIV class=eventcontent><P>The <A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=5" target=_self>Round Rock Public Library</A> presents "Blogging Basics -- How to Start Your Own Blog and More" at <STRONG>7 p.m. the first Wednesday of each month</STRONG>.</P><P>Learn how to create a blog, how to post text and images, how to link to other people's blogs and more. </P><P><STRONG>Class prerequisites:</STRONG> Internet experience and&nbsp;mastery of mouse handling. </P></DIV> http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=9&recordid=25294 <p> Let It Go! Join us for wintery sing-along at the library <b><i>RRISD Early Release Day movie fun for kids and tweens</i></b><br/> <p><b>Date</b>: 12/3/2014<br/> <b>Time</b>: 2:30 PM<br/> <b>Location</b>: Round Rock Public Library<br/> <b>Cost</b>: Free<br/> <b>Description</b>: <P>It's RRISD Early Release Day--come celebrate&nbsp;at Round Rock Public Library!&nbsp;&nbsp;Join us&nbsp;for a sing-along with&nbsp;one&nbsp;of everyone's favorite animated movies.</P><P>We can't release the name online, but we bet you can guess it--it was the smash animated DVD release of 2014 and it features the&nbsp;adventures of sisters who are experiencing unnaturally cold weather. We'll be screening the newly released sing-along version of the film.</P><P>Join us <STRONG>Wednesday, Dec. 3</STRONG>&nbsp;at <STRONG>2:30 p.m. in Meeting Room A. </STRONG>Bring your singing voice and your friends of all ages--and if you have an outfit&nbsp;inspired by the movie, by all means wear it!</P><P>&nbsp;</P> http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=9&recordid=27421 <p> Giant Games at the library <b><i>Oversized fun for kids of all ages</i></b><br/> <p><b>Date</b>: 12/3/2014<br/> <b>Time</b>: 2:30 PM<br/> <b>Location</b>: Round Rock Public Library<br/> <b>Cost</b>: Free<br/> <b>Description</b>: <P>It's RRISD early release day at <A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=5" target=_self>Round Rock Public Library</A>.&nbsp; Looking for something to do? </P><P>Join us on <STRONG>Wednesday, Dec. 3</STRONG>&nbsp;at <STRONG>2:30 pm </STRONG>in <STRONG>meeting room B</STRONG> for an afternoon of GIANT GAMES! Snacks will be provided on a first come, first serve basis.&nbsp; </P> http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=9&recordid=27422 <p> Babytime at the Library <b><i>Storytime for babies 12 -18 months</i></b><br/> <p><b>Date</b>: 12/3/2014<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 class=eventcontent><IMG style="MARGIN-BOTTOM: 10px; MARGIN-LEFT: 10px" border=1 alt="Babytime presenter, Virginia Hadley" src="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/images/virginia_babytime.jpg" width=200 align=right height=150>The <A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=5" target=_self>Round Rock Public Library</A> presents <A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=165" target=_self>Babytime</A>, a program for babies&nbsp;and their parent or caregiver which encourages language development and learning through stories, rhymes, and music.&nbsp; Each week, there will be a different theme&nbsp;for the&nbsp;babies to enjoy--listening to stories, singing songs, and doing finger plays. After the brief story session, babies and caregivers have playtime to interact with toys and other participants.</P><P class=eventcontent>Babytime is featured weekly at 9:30 a.m.<STRONG> </STRONG>on Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays. </P><DIV class=eventcontent><UL><LI>Thursdays are for children ages newborns to 12 months old. <LI>Wednesdays and Fridays&nbsp;are for&nbsp;children&nbsp;ages 12 to 18 months old.</LI></UL></DIV> http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=9&recordid=27398 <p> Preschool Storytime at the Library <b><i>Storytime for children 3 and up</i></b><br/> <p><b>Date</b>: 12/3/2014<br/> <b>Time</b>: 10:30 AM<br/> <b>Location</b>: Round Rock Public Library<br/> <b>Cost</b>: Free<br/> <b>Description</b>: <P><IMG style="MARGIN-BOTTOM: 10px; MARGIN-LEFT: 10px" border=1 alt="Storytime presenter, Jane Dance" src="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/images/jane_storytime.jpg" width=200 align=right height=147>The <A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=5" target=_self>Round Rock Public Library</A> presents&nbsp;<A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=167" target=_self>Preschool Storytime</A>&nbsp;in Room A.&nbsp; This reading activity is a fun combination of books, fingerplays, songs, and a short film for preschool children ages 3 to 6.&nbsp;</P><P>Preschool Storytime is held:&nbsp;</P><UL><LI>Mondays, 7:00 p.m.<LI>Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m.<LI>Thursdays, 9:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.</LI></UL><P>You do not need to register individual children for these programs; if you are bringing a group of six or more children, please&nbsp;contact Ms. Jane in advance.</P> http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=9&recordid=27399 <p> Toddlertime at the Library <b><i>Storytime for toddlers 18 months - 36 months</i></b><br/> <p><b>Date</b>: 12/3/2014<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><IMG style="MARGIN-BOTTOM: 10px; MARGIN-LEFT: 10px" border=1 alt="Andrea Warkentin, Toddlertime presenter" src="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/images/andrea_w_web.jpg" width=200 align=right height=144>The <A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=5" target=_self>Round Rock Public Library</A> </A>presents <A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=166" target=_self>Toddlertime</A>, a reading activity geared for ages 18 months to 3 years old. This interactive program includes four or five books each week with fingerplays and/or songs in between. </P><P>Elements of the program are designed to support the <A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=1515" target=_self>Ready to Read</A> early literacy project;&nbsp;our goal is to build a strong foundation for learning--and the joys of learning--among pre-readers.</P><P>Join us for one of our regularly scheduled programs:</P><UL><LI>Wednesdays at 9:30 a.m. in Room A<LI>Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. in Room B<LI>Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. in Room B<LI>Fridays at 10:30 a.m. in Room A</LI></UL><P>You do not need to pre-register to attend these programs; however, if you are bringing a group of more than six children, please contact Ms. Andrea in advance.</P> http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=9&recordid=27400 <p> Toddlertime at the Library <b><i>Storytime for toddlers 18 months - 36 months</i></b><br/> <p><b>Date</b>: 12/3/2014<br/> <b>Time</b>: 10:30 AM<br/> <b>Location</b>: Round Rock Public Library<br/> <b>Cost</b>: Free<br/> <b>Description</b>: <P><IMG style="MARGIN-BOTTOM: 10px; MARGIN-LEFT: 10px" border=1 alt="Andrea Warkentin, Toddlertime presenter" src="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/images/andrea_w_web.jpg" width=200 align=right height=144>The <A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=5" target=_self>Round Rock Public Library</A> </A>presents <A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=166" target=_self>Toddlertime</A>, a reading activity geared for ages 18 months to 3 years old. This interactive program includes four or five books each week with fingerplays and/or songs in between. </P><P>Elements of the program are designed to support the <A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=1515" target=_self>Ready to Read</A> early literacy project;&nbsp;our goal is to build a strong foundation for learning--and the joys of learning--among pre-readers.</P><P>Join us for one of our regularly scheduled programs:</P><UL><LI>Wednesdays at 9:30 a.m. in Room A<LI>Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. in Room B<LI>Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. in Room B<LI>Fridays at 10:30 a.m. in Room A</LI></UL><P>You do not need to pre-register to attend these programs; however, if you are bringing a group of more than six children, please contact Ms. Andrea in advance.</P> http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=9&recordid=27402 <p> Preschool Storytime at the Library <b><i>Storytime for children 3 and up</i></b><br/> <p><b>Date</b>: 12/4/2014<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><IMG style="MARGIN-BOTTOM: 10px; MARGIN-LEFT: 10px" border=1 alt="Storytime presenter, Jane Dance" src="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/images/jane_storytime.jpg" width=200 align=right height=147>The <A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=5" target=_self>Round Rock Public Library</A> presents&nbsp;<A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=167" target=_self>Preschool Storytime</A>&nbsp;in Room A.&nbsp; This reading activity is a fun combination of books, fingerplays, songs, and a short film for preschool children ages 3 to 6.&nbsp;</P><P>Preschool Storytime is held:&nbsp;</P><UL><LI>Mondays, 7:00 p.m.<LI>Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m.<LI>Thursdays, 9:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.</LI></UL><P>You do not need to register individual children for these programs; if you are bringing a group of six or more children, please&nbsp;contact Ms. Jane in advance.</P> http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=9&recordid=27404 <p> Preschool Storytime at the Library <b><i>Storytime for children 3 and up</i></b><br/> <p><b>Date</b>: 12/4/2014<br/> <b>Time</b>: 10:30 AM<br/> <b>Location</b>: Round Rock Public Library<br/> <b>Cost</b>: Free<br/> <b>Description</b>: <P><IMG style="MARGIN-BOTTOM: 10px; MARGIN-LEFT: 10px" border=1 alt="Storytime presenter, Jane Dance" src="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/images/jane_storytime.jpg" width=200 align=right height=147>The <A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=5" target=_self>Round Rock Public Library</A> presents&nbsp;<A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=167" target=_self>Preschool Storytime</A>&nbsp;in Room A.&nbsp; This reading activity is a fun combination of books, fingerplays, songs, and a short film for preschool children ages 3 to 6.&nbsp;</P><P>Preschool Storytime is held:&nbsp;</P><UL><LI>Mondays, 7:00 p.m.<LI>Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m.<LI>Thursdays, 9:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.</LI></UL><P>You do not need to register individual children for these programs; if you are bringing a group of six or more children, please&nbsp;contact Ms. Jane in advance.</P> http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=9&recordid=27405 <p> Toddlertime at the Library <b><i>Storytime for toddlers 18 months - 36 months</i></b><br/> <p><b>Date</b>: 12/4/2014<br/> <b>Time</b>: 10:30 AM<br/> <b>Location</b>: Round Rock Public Library<br/> <b>Cost</b>: Free<br/> <b>Description</b>: <P><IMG style="MARGIN-BOTTOM: 10px; MARGIN-LEFT: 10px" border=1 alt="Andrea Warkentin, Toddlertime presenter" src="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/images/andrea_w_web.jpg" width=200 align=right height=144>The <A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=5" target=_self>Round Rock Public Library</A> </A>presents <A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=166" target=_self>Toddlertime</A>, a reading activity geared for ages 18 months to 3 years old. This interactive program includes four or five books each week with fingerplays and/or songs in between. </P><P>Elements of the program are designed to support the <A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=1515" target=_self>Ready to Read</A> early literacy project;&nbsp;our goal is to build a strong foundation for learning--and the joys of learning--among pre-readers.</P><P>Join us for one of our regularly scheduled programs:</P><UL><LI>Wednesdays at 9:30 a.m. in Room A<LI>Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. in Room B<LI>Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. in Room B<LI>Fridays at 10:30 a.m. in Room A</LI></UL><P>You do not need to pre-register to attend these programs; however, if you are bringing a group of more than six children, please contact Ms. Andrea in advance.</P> http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=9&recordid=27406 <p> Babytime at the Library <b><i>Storytime for babies (newborns to 12 months old)</i></b><br/> <p><b>Date</b>: 12/4/2014<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 class=eventcontent><IMG style="MARGIN-BOTTOM: 10px; MARGIN-LEFT: 10px" border=1 alt="Babytime presenter, Virginia Hadley" src="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/images/virginia_babytime.jpg" width=200 align=right height=150>The <A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=5" target=_self>Round Rock Public Library</A> presents <A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=165" target=_self>Babytime</A>, a program for babies&nbsp;and their parent or caregiver which encourages language development and learning through stories, rhymes, and music.&nbsp; Each week, there will be a different theme&nbsp;for the&nbsp;babies to enjoy--listening to stories, singing songs, and doing finger plays. After the brief story session, babies and caregivers have playtime to interact with toys and other participants.</P><P class=eventcontent>Babytime is featured weekly at 9:30 a.m.<STRONG> </STRONG>on Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays. </P><DIV class=eventcontent><UL><LI>Thursdays are for children ages newborns to 12 months old. <LI>Wednesdays and Fridays&nbsp;are for&nbsp;children&nbsp;ages 12 to 18 months old.</LI></UL></DIV> http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=9&recordid=27407 <p> Tween Book Club at the library <b><i>Sidekicks by Dan Santat</i></b><br/> <p><b>Date</b>: 12/4/2014<br/> <b>Time</b>: 4:30 PM<br/> <b>Location</b>: Round Rock Public Library<br/> <b>Cost</b>: free<br/> <b>Description</b>: <P style="WHITE-SPACE: normal; WORD-SPACING: 0px; TEXT-TRANSFORM: none; COLOR: rgb(51,51,51); FONT: 11px/16px verdana, Arial, sans-serif; LETTER-SPACING: normal; BACKGROUND-COLOR: rgb(255,255,255); TEXT-INDENT: 0px; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px">The<SPAN class=Apple-converted-space>&nbsp;</SPAN><A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=5" target=_self>Round Rock Library Public Library</A><SPAN class=Apple-converted-space>&nbsp;</SPAN>will host a<SPAN class=Apple-converted-space>&nbsp;</SPAN><STRONG>Tween Book Club<SPAN class=Apple-converted-space>&nbsp;</SPAN></STRONG>meeting at<SPAN class=Apple-converted-space>&nbsp;</SPAN><STRONG>4:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 4 </STRONG>in<STRONG> meeting room B</STRONG>.</P><P style="WHITE-SPACE: normal; WORD-SPACING: 0px; TEXT-TRANSFORM: none; COLOR: rgb(51,51,51); FONT: 11px/16px verdana, Arial, sans-serif; LETTER-SPACING: normal; BACKGROUND-COLOR: rgb(255,255,255); TEXT-INDENT: 0px; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px">Tweens (age 8-12) are invited to the Round Rock Public Library to discuss<SPAN class=Apple-converted-space>&nbsp;the graphic novel <A href="http://cat.round-rock.tx.us:8080/ipac20/ipac.jsp?session=14T502M1K3559.20494&amp;profile=current-rrpl&amp;source=~!horizon&amp;view=subscriptionsummary&amp;uri=full=3100001~!319943~!1&amp;ri=1&amp;aspect=subtab624&amp;menu=search&amp;ipp=20&amp;spp=20&amp;staffonly=&amp;term=Sidekicks&amp;index=.TW&amp;uindex=&amp;aspect=subtab624&amp;menu=search&amp;ri=1&amp;limitbox_1=CO01+=+co_GN&amp;limitbox_4=CO01+=+co_GN" target=_self><STRONG><EM>Sidekicks</EM></STRONG> by Dan Santat</A></SPAN>.&nbsp; Snacks and book themed games/crafts will be provided. </P> http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=9&recordid=27392 <p> Insure Central Texas <b><i>Your Free Community Resource for Health Insurance Questions and Enrollment Assistance</i></b><br/> <p><b>Date</b>: 12/4/2014<br/> <b>Time</b>: 4:30 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><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>&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=27535 <p> Seed Starting for Those with a Brown Thumb <b><i>Gardening Series</i></b><br/> <p><b>Date</b>: 12/4/2014<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><FONT size=3 face="Times New Roman">Round Rock Public Library</FONT></A> presents "Seed Starting for Those with a Brown Thumb," <STRONG>from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 4.</STRONG></P><P>Many people are intimidated by the thought of having to start their own seeds for the garden or the landscape.&nbsp;Come and learn why starting your own seeds is easier, less costly and provides you with a wider choice of plants. </P><P>The program will be conducted by Jeff Ferris, a gardener in Austin for more than 25 years, staff horticulturist and diagnostician at The Natural Gardener, certified Permaculturist, and instructor in the ACC&nbsp;Landscape and Horticulture program since 2008.&nbsp;Through Neighborhood Harvest Project, he co-founded the first public community garden in Round Rock – Unity Park Community Garden.&nbsp;</P><P>Jeff is a frequent guest and occasional host of “John Dromgoole’s Gardening Naturally” program on KLBJ radio, the longest running organic gardening show in the country.</P> http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=9&recordid=27200 <p> Holiday Puppet Show at the Library <b><i>Join us for Round Rock Family Fun Night</i></b><br/> <p><b>Date</b>: 12/5/2014<br/> <b>Time</b>: 7:00 PM<br/> <b>Location</b>: Round Rock Public Library<br/> <b>Cost</b>: Free<br/> <b>Description</b>: <P><IMG style="MARGIN-LEFT: 5px; MARGIN-RIGHT: 5px" border=1 alt="" src="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/images/santa_ill.jpg" width=150 align=right height=200>The <A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=5" target=_self>Round Rock Public Library</A> presents the puppet show <EM>Oh no, Santa!</EM> as part of downtown Round Rock's annual <A href="http://roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=9&amp;recordid=27223" target=_self>Christmas Family Night</A>.</P><P>In our show, Mrs. Claus&nbsp;needs to choose a Substitute Santa when her husband catches a cold and is too ill to make the Christmas Eve deliveries himself. How will she decide?</P><P>Catch one of our&nbsp;three Family Night performances:</P><UL><LI>7 p.m.<LI>7:45 p.m.<LI>8:30 p.m</LI></UL><P>All performances are free and in the Library's Room C. </P><P>The shows are best enjoyed by children who are at least 18 months old; we do offer a baby-friendly audience at our Wednesday, Dec. 10 show at 9:30 a.m.</P><P>Performances of <EM>Oh no, Santa!</EM> continue next week at these times:</P><UL><LI>Monday, Dec. 8, 6:30 p.m. <LI>Tuesday, Dec. 9, 10:30 a.m.<LI>Wednesday, Dec. 10, 9:30* -- this is a baby-friendly audience<LI>Wednesday, Dec. 10, 10:30 a.m.</LI></UL><P>You do not need to register individual children for these shows; if you are bringing a group of six or more children, please&nbsp;contact the Library's Youth Services department&nbsp;in advance.</P> http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=9&recordid=27436 <p> Holiday Puppet Show at the Library <b><i>Join us for Round Rock Family Fun Night</i></b><br/> <p><b>Date</b>: 12/5/2014<br/> <b>Time</b>: 7:45 PM<br/> <b>Location</b>: Round Rock Public Library<br/> <b>Cost</b>: Free<br/> <b>Description</b>: <P><IMG style="MARGIN-LEFT: 5px; MARGIN-RIGHT: 5px" border=1 alt="" src="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/images/santa_ill.jpg" width=150 align=right height=200>The <A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=5" target=_self>Round Rock Public Library</A> presents the puppet show <EM>Oh no, Santa!</EM> as part of downtown Round Rock's annual <A href="http://roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=9&amp;recordid=27223" target=_self>Christmas Family Night</A>.</P><P>In our show, Mrs. Claus&nbsp;needs to choose a Substitute Santa when her husband catches a cold and is too ill to make the Christmas Eve deliveries himself. How will she decide?</P><P>Catch one of our&nbsp;three Family Night performances:</P><UL><LI>7 p.m.<LI>7:45 p.m.<LI>8:30 p.m</LI></UL><P>All performances are free and in the Library's Room C. </P><P>The shows are best enjoyed by children who are at least 18 months old; we do offer a baby-friendly audience at our Wednesday, Dec. 10 show at 9:30 a.m.</P><P>Performances of <EM>Oh no, Santa!</EM> continue next week at these times:</P><UL><LI>Monday, Dec. 8, 6:30 p.m. <LI>Tuesday, Dec. 9, 10:30 a.m.<LI>Wednesday, Dec. 10, 9:30* -- this is a baby-friendly audience<LI>Wednesday, Dec. 10, 10:30 a.m.</LI></UL><P>You do not need to register individual children for these shows; if you are bringing a group of six or more children, please&nbsp;contact the Library's Youth Services department&nbsp;in advance.</P> http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=9&recordid=27437 <p> Holiday Puppet Show at the Library <b><i>Join us for Round Rock Family Fun Night</i></b><br/> <p><b>Date</b>: 12/5/2014<br/> <b>Time</b>: 8:30 PM<br/> <b>Location</b>: Round Rock Public Library<br/> <b>Cost</b>: Free<br/> <b>Description</b>: <P><IMG style="MARGIN-LEFT: 5px; MARGIN-RIGHT: 5px" border=1 alt="" src="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/images/santa_ill.jpg" width=150 align=right height=200>The <A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=5" target=_self>Round Rock Public Library</A> presents the puppet show <EM>Oh no, Santa!</EM> as part of downtown Round Rock's annual <A href="http://roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=9&amp;recordid=27223" target=_self>Christmas Family Night</A>.</P><P>In our show, Mrs. Claus&nbsp;needs to choose a Substitute Santa when her husband catches a cold and is too ill to make the Christmas Eve deliveries himself. How will she decide?</P><P>Catch one of our&nbsp;three Family Night performances:</P><UL><LI>7 p.m.<LI>7:45 p.m.<LI>8:30 p.m</LI></UL><P>All performances are free and in the Library's Room C. </P><P>The shows are best enjoyed by children who are at least 18 months old; we do offer a baby-friendly audience at our Wednesday, Dec. 10 show at 9:30 a.m.</P><P>Performances of <EM>Oh no, Santa!</EM> continue next week at these times:</P><UL><LI>Monday, Dec. 8, 6:30 p.m. <LI>Tuesday, Dec. 9, 10:30 a.m.<LI>Wednesday, Dec. 10, 9:30* -- this is a baby-friendly audience<LI>Wednesday, Dec. 10, 10:30 a.m.</LI></UL><P>You do not need to register individual children for these shows; if you are bringing a group of six or more children, please&nbsp;contact the Library's Youth Services department&nbsp;in advance.</P> http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=9&recordid=27438 <p> Curso Básico Gratis de Computadora <b><i>Free Basic Computer Class in Spanish</i></b><br/> <p><b>Date</b>: 12/5/2014<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=24086 <p> Family Storytime at the Library at 11 a.m. <b><i>Saturday storytime for all ages</i></b><br/> <p><b>Date</b>: 12/6/2014<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=27395 <p> Bow Wow Read to a Dog Program <b><i>For ages preschool to middle school</i></b><br/> <p><b>Date</b>: 12/6/2014<br/> <b>Time</b>: 10:30 AM<br/> <b>Location</b>: Round Rock Public Library<br/> <b>Cost</b>: Free<br/> <b>Description</b>: <P><IMG style="MARGIN-BOTTOM: 10px; MARGIN-LEFT: 10px" border=1 alt="Lumpi, one of the therapy dogs participating in the program" src="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/images/lumpi_read_web.jpg" width=200 align=right height=142>The <A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=5" target=_self>Round Rock Public Library</A> presents&nbsp;the Bow Wow Read to a&nbsp;Dog Program.&nbsp;The program allows children to read to a therapy dog and its trainer for 10 minutes at a time.&nbsp;</P><P>The program lasts from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. and children from preschool to middle school may sign up at the children's desk (one week before each program) for one of the 10 minute reading slots. </P><P>There will be two teams of dogs and trainers for each session. </P> http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=9&recordid=27435 <p> Insure Central Texas <b><i>Your Free Community Resource for Health Insurance Questions and Enrollment Assistance</i></b><br/> <p><b>Date</b>: 12/6/2014<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=27505 <p> Insure Central Texas <b><i>Your Free Community Resource for Health Insurance Questions and Enrollment Assistance</i></b><br/> <p><b>Date</b>: 12/7/2014<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=27512 <p> Introduction to Genealogy <p><b>Date</b>: 12/8/2014<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>The <A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=5" target=_self>Round Rock Public Library</A> presents "Introduction to Genealogy,"<STRONG> from 9:30 a.m. to noon, the second Monday of each month,</STRONG> conducted by Jacquie Wilson, the Library's Genealogy Advisor. </P><P>Learn about basic techniques, as well as the resources available at the library. The class is intended for beginners, but may also be helpful to more experienced researchers.</P><P>Pre-registration is required.</P><P>&nbsp;</P> http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=9&recordid=25308 <p> Friends of the Round Rock Public Library Monthly Meeting <p><b>Date</b>: 12/8/2014<br/> <b>Time</b>: 7:00 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=749" target=_self>Friends of the Round Rock Public Library</A> meets on the <STRONG>second Monday of every month at 7 p.m.</STRONG> in the Administration Office Conference Room. All who are interested in joining the group are invited.</P><P>The <A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=749" target=_self>Friends of the Round Rock Public Library</A>&nbsp;provide funding and manpower to enhance <A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/library" target=_self>Round Rock Public Library</A> services to library users. We build library support among community members through events such as the Summer Reading Program, a monthly November membership program, and the Mystery Night community fundraiser held in the Spring. We also raise funds through an ongoing used book sale.</P> http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=9&recordid=25287 <p> Insure Central Texas <b><i>Your Free Community Resource for Health Insurance Questions and Enrollment Assistance</i></b><br/> <p><b>Date</b>: 12/8/2014<br/> <b>Time</b>: 4:30 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></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></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>&nbsp;</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=27518 <p> Library Volunteer Orientation <b><i>volunteer@ your library</i></b><br/> <p><b>Date</b>: 12/8/2014<br/> <b>Time</b>: 6:00 PM<br/> <b>Location</b>: Round Rock Public Library, 2nd floor Admin Conference Room<br/> <b>Cost</b>: free<br/> <b>Description</b>: <P><IMG style="WIDTH: 105px; HEIGHT: 56px" border=0 alt="" align=right src="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/images/library_volunteer_logo2.jpg" width=150 height=85></P><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>6 p.m. on&nbsp;the&nbsp;2nd&nbsp;Monday 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=25609 <p> Microsoft Basics <p><b>Date</b>: 12/8/2014<br/> <b>Time</b>: 1:00 PM<br/> <b>Location</b>: Round Rock Public Library<br/> <b>Cost</b>: Free<br/> <b>Description</b>: <DIV class=eventcontent><DIV class=eventcontent><DIV class=eventcontent><P>The <A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=5" target=_self>Round Rock Public Library</A> presents a free computer class for learning the basics of Microsoft Word and Excel 2012.</P><P>No registration is required. The class meets weekly in the first floor computer lab.</P></DIV></DIV></DIV> http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=9&recordid=26358 <p> Rockin' Kids Club Craft Day: Grades K - 5 <b><i>Fun free craft activities for kids at Round Rock Public Library</i></b><br/> <p><b>Date</b>: 12/8/2014<br/> <b>Time</b>: 4:30 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</A>&nbsp;hosts Rockin' Kids Club, featuring a variety of activities for elementary students on Mondays from <STRONG>4:30 - 5:15 p.m. in Meeting Room A</STRONG>.</P><P>It's craft week! Kindergarteners through fifth-graders can explore a fun new craft project. Sessions will last 30-45 minutes.</P><P>The Rockin' Kids Club activities schedule is:&nbsp;</P><UL><LI>1st Monday: Legos <LI>2nd Monday: Crafts <LI>3rd Monday: Science <LI>4th Monday: Crafts <LI>5th Monday: Book Blast</LI></UL> http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=9&recordid=26813 <p> Holiday Puppet Show at the Library <b><i>Fun for ages 18 months and older</i></b><br/> <p><b>Date</b>: 12/8/2014<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><IMG style="MARGIN-LEFT: 5px; MARGIN-RIGHT: 5px" border=1 alt="" src="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/images/santa_ill.jpg" width=150 align=right height=200>The <A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=5" target=_self>Round Rock Public Library</A> presents the puppet show <EM>Oh no, Santa!</EM>&nbsp;</P><P>In our show, Mrs. Claus&nbsp;needs to choose a Substitute Santa when her husband catches a cold and is too ill to make the Christmas Eve deliveries himself. How will she decide?</P><P>All performances are free and in the Library's Room C. </P><P>Performances are:</P><UL><LI>Monday, Dec. 8, 6:30 p.m. <LI>Tuesday, Dec. 9, 10:30 a.m.<LI>Wednesday, Dec. 10, 9:30* -- this is a baby-friendly audience<LI>Wednesday, Dec. 10, 10:30 a.m.</LI></UL><P>The shows are best enjoyed by children who are at least 18 months old; we do offer a baby-friendly audience at our Wednesday, Dec. 10 show at 9:30 a.m.</P><P>You do not need to register individual children for these shows; if you are bringing a group of six or more children, please&nbsp;contact the Library's Youth Services department&nbsp;in advance.</P> http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=9&recordid=27439 <p>