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 Blogging Basics at the Library <p><b>Date</b>: 10/1/2014<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=25292 <p> Video Game Design at the Library <b><i>Class continues for registered students</i></b><br/> <p><b>Date</b>: 10/1/2014<br/> <b>Time</b>: 4:30 PM<br/> <b>Location</b>: Round Rock Public Library<br/> <b>Cost</b>: Free<br/> <b>Description</b>: <SPAN style="FONT-FAMILY: 'Verdana','sans-serif'; COLOR: #333333; FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; mso-fareast-font-family: 'Times New Roman'; mso-bidi-font-family: 'Times New Roman'"><P style="LINE-HEIGHT: 12pt; MARGIN: 0in 0in 10pt; BACKGROUND: white; mso-margin-top-alt: auto; mso-margin-bottom-alt: auto" class=MsoNormal><SPAN style="FONT-FAMILY: 'Verdana','sans-serif'; COLOR: #333333; FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; mso-fareast-font-family: 'Times New Roman'; mso-bidi-font-family: 'Times New Roman'">Gamestar Mechanic classes continue this week for our pre-registered students.</SPAN></P><P style="LINE-HEIGHT: 12pt; MARGIN: 0in 0in 10pt; BACKGROUND: white; mso-margin-top-alt: auto; mso-margin-bottom-alt: auto" class=MsoNormal><SPAN style="FONT-FAMILY: 'Verdana','sans-serif'; COLOR: #333333; FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; mso-fareast-font-family: 'Times New Roman'; mso-bidi-font-family: 'Times New Roman'">Class meetings are:</SPAN></P><UL><LI><DIV style="LINE-HEIGHT: normal; MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; BACKGROUND: white" class=MsoNormal><SPAN style="FONT-FAMILY: 'Verdana','sans-serif'; COLOR: #333333; FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; mso-fareast-font-family: 'Times New Roman'; mso-bidi-font-family: 'Times New Roman'">Wednesday September 10, 2014 – Library Computer Lab – 4:30 p.m.</SPAN></DIV><LI><DIV style="LINE-HEIGHT: normal; MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; BACKGROUND: white" class=MsoNormal><SPAN style="FONT-FAMILY: 'Verdana','sans-serif'; COLOR: #333333; FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; mso-fareast-font-family: 'Times New Roman'; mso-bidi-font-family: 'Times New Roman'"></SPAN><SPAN style="FONT-FAMILY: 'Verdana','sans-serif'; COLOR: #333333; FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; mso-fareast-font-family: 'Times New Roman'; mso-bidi-font-family: 'Times New Roman'">Wednesday September 17, 2014 – Library Computer Lab – 4:30 p.m.</SPAN></DIV><LI><DIV style="LINE-HEIGHT: normal; MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; BACKGROUND: white" class=MsoNormal><SPAN style="FONT-FAMILY: 'Verdana','sans-serif'; COLOR: #333333; FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; mso-fareast-font-family: 'Times New Roman'; mso-bidi-font-family: 'Times New Roman'"></SPAN><SPAN style="FONT-FAMILY: 'Verdana','sans-serif'; COLOR: #333333; FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; mso-fareast-font-family: 'Times New Roman'; mso-bidi-font-family: 'Times New Roman'">Wednesday October 1, 2014 – Library Computer Lab – 4:30 p.m.</SPAN></DIV><LI><DIV style="LINE-HEIGHT: normal; MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; BACKGROUND: white" class=MsoNormal><SPAN style="FONT-FAMILY: 'Verdana','sans-serif'; COLOR: #333333; FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; mso-fareast-font-family: 'Times New Roman'; mso-bidi-font-family: 'Times New Roman'"></SPAN><SPAN style="FONT-FAMILY: 'Verdana','sans-serif'; COLOR: #333333; FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; mso-fareast-font-family: 'Times New Roman'; mso-bidi-font-family: 'Times New Roman'">Wednesday October 8, 2014 – Library Computer Lab – 4:30 p.m.</SPAN></DIV><LI><DIV style="LINE-HEIGHT: normal; MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; BACKGROUND: white" class=MsoNormal><SPAN style="FONT-FAMILY: 'Verdana','sans-serif'; COLOR: #333333; FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; mso-fareast-font-family: 'Times New Roman'; mso-bidi-font-family: 'Times New Roman'"></SPAN><SPAN style="FONT-FAMILY: 'Verdana','sans-serif'; COLOR: #333333; FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; mso-fareast-font-family: 'Times New Roman'; mso-bidi-font-family: 'Times New Roman'">Wednesday October 15, 2014 – Library Computer Lab – 4:30 p.m.</SPAN></DIV></LI></UL><SPAN style="FONT-FAMILY: 'Verdana','sans-serif'; COLOR: #333333; FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; mso-fareast-font-family: 'Times New Roman'; mso-bidi-font-family: 'Times New Roman'"><P style="LINE-HEIGHT: 12pt; MARGIN: 0in 0in 10pt; BACKGROUND: white; mso-margin-top-alt: auto; mso-margin-bottom-alt: auto" class=MsoNormal><SPAN style="FONT-FAMILY: 'Verdana','sans-serif'; COLOR: #333333; FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; mso-fareast-font-family: 'Times New Roman'; mso-bidi-font-family: 'Times New Roman'">To be successful in this program you must attend all five sessions. This program is designed for students just starting out, so no prior experience is required. </SPAN></P><P style="LINE-HEIGHT: 12pt; MARGIN: 0in 0in 10pt; BACKGROUND: white; mso-margin-top-alt: auto; mso-margin-bottom-alt: auto" class=MsoNormal><SPAN style="FONT-FAMILY: 'Verdana','sans-serif'; COLOR: #333333; FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; mso-fareast-font-family: 'Times New Roman'; mso-bidi-font-family: 'Times New Roman'"><?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p></SPAN></P></SPAN></SPAN> http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=9&recordid=26584 <p> Babytime at the Library <b><i>Storytime for babies 12 -18 months</i></b><br/> <p><b>Date</b>: 10/1/2014<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" align=right src="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/images/virginia_babytime.jpg" width=200 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=26827 <p> Toddlertime at the Library <b><i>Storytime for toddlers 18 months - 36 months</i></b><br/> <p><b>Date</b>: 10/1/2014<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" align=right src="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/images/andrea_w_web.jpg" width=200 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=26860 <p> Preschool Storytime at the Library <b><i>Storytime for children 3 and up</i></b><br/> <p><b>Date</b>: 10/1/2014<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" align=right src="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/images/jane_storytime.jpg" width=200 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=26838 <p> Toddlertime at the Library <b><i>Storytime for toddlers 18 months - 36 months</i></b><br/> <p><b>Date</b>: 10/1/2014<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" align=right src="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/images/andrea_w_web.jpg" width=200 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=26849 <p> Toddlertime at the Library <b><i>Storytime for toddlers 18 months - 36 months</i></b><br/> <p><b>Date</b>: 10/2/2014<br/> <b>Time</b>: 10:30 AM<br/> <b>Location</b>: Round Rock Public Library<br/> <b>Cost</b>: Free<br/> <b>Description</b>: <P><IMG style="MARGIN-BOTTOM: 10px; MARGIN-LEFT: 10px" border=1 alt="Andrea Warkentin, Toddlertime presenter" align=right src="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/images/andrea_w_web.jpg" width=200 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=26893 <p> Preschool Storytime at the Library <b><i>Storytime for children 3 and up</i></b><br/> <p><b>Date</b>: 10/2/2014<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" align=right src="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/images/jane_storytime.jpg" width=200 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=26871 <p> Preschool Storytime at the Library <b><i>Storytime for children 3 and up</i></b><br/> <p><b>Date</b>: 10/2/2014<br/> <b>Time</b>: 10:30 AM<br/> <b>Location</b>: Round Rock Public Library<br/> <b>Cost</b>: Free<br/> <b>Description</b>: <P><IMG style="MARGIN-BOTTOM: 10px; MARGIN-LEFT: 10px" border=1 alt="Storytime presenter, Jane Dance" align=right src="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/images/jane_storytime.jpg" width=200 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=26882 <p> Babytime at the Library <b><i>Storytime for babies (newborns to 12 months old)</i></b><br/> <p><b>Date</b>: 10/2/2014<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" align=right src="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/images/virginia_babytime.jpg" width=200 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=26904 <p> Babytime at the Library <b><i>Storytime for babies 12 -18 months</i></b><br/> <p><b>Date</b>: 10/3/2014<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" align=right src="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/images/virginia_babytime.jpg" width=200 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=26928 <p> Toddlertime at the Library <b><i>Storytime for toddlers 18 months - 36 months</i></b><br/> <p><b>Date</b>: 10/3/2014<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" align=right src="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/images/andrea_w_web.jpg" width=200 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=26916 <p> Curso Básico Gratis de Computadora <b><i>Free Basic Computer Class in Spanish</i></b><br/> <p><b>Date</b>: 10/3/2014<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=24077 <p> Creative Critiques <b><i>Group for Writers</i></b><br/> <p><b>Date</b>: 10/4/2014<br/> <b>Time</b>: 1:00 PM<br/> <b>Location</b>: Round Rock Public Library<br/> <b>Cost</b>: Free<br/> <b>Description</b>: <P>The <A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=5" target=_self>Round Rock Public&nbsp;Library</A> is hosting a new writing program called "Creative Critiques" for current and future novelists. The group meets from <STRONG>1 to 2:30 p.m., the first and third Saturday of each month. </STRONG></P><P>This writing program will be conducted&nbsp;to provide you with constructive, valuable, and useful critiques that will help you dust off&nbsp;that novel that ended up at the bottom of your desk drawer or start that novel you have always wanted to write, but didn’t know how. We will also explore issues related to writing.</P> http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=9&recordid=27030 <p> Bow Wow Read to a Dog Program <b><i>For ages preschool to middle school</i></b><br/> <p><b>Date</b>: 10/4/2014<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="Lumpi, one of the therapy dogs participating in the program" align=right src="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/images/lumpi_read_web.jpg" width=200 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=26947 <p> Poetry Afternoons at the Library <b><i>Poetry Reading Series</i></b><br/> <p><b>Date</b>: 10/4/2014<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>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=http%3A%2F%2Fvisions2010%2Ewordpress%2Ecom%2F" target=_self>Visions International</A> present a Welcome to Autumn Poetry Celebration, <STRONG>1:30 to 3 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 4.</STRONG></P><P>Featured readers include:</P><P><STRONG>Gary Cooke </STRONG>is a native of Canada who spent much of his life in California. For nearly a decade, he has lived in the&nbsp;Austin area. Recently his poems have been published in Borderlands, Farfelu, and Canary. A chapbook, Butterfish &amp; Other Poems, was published by Heyeck Press. His work appeared in the anthology, Sierra Songs &amp; Descants, from Hip Pocket Press in 2003. He is one of six poets appearing in a 2007 collection from Hip Pocket Press entitled Yuba Flows.</P><P><STRONG>Monty Jones</STRONG> is a writer/editor at UT Austin. His poems have appeared in such places as: Southern Poetry Review, North Dakota Quarterly, Arcadia, Christian Science &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Monitor, Grey Sparrow, Quiddity, Wilderness House Lit. Review, Canary and many other places; including the chapbook Rejects, along with Glenn Hardin and Stephen Harrigan. He has also won many awards from the Austin Poetry Society.</P><P>Readings will be followed by an open reading of Autumnal poems for all comers.<BR></P> http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=9&recordid=27196 <p> First Time Home Buyer's Fair <p><b>Date</b>: 10/4/2014<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> will host a First Time Home Buyer Fair<STRONG> from&nbsp;10 a.m. to noon,&nbsp;Saturday, Oct. 4.</STRONG> </P><P>Topics will include:</P><UL><LI>Managing your money<LI>Shopping for a home<LI>Protecting your investment<LI>Understanding your credit<LI>Obtaining a mortgage loan<LI>Are you ready to buy a home?<LI>Closing on your new home (Contract to Close)</LI></UL><P>Speakers include Genaro Rodriguez (NMLS #621856), Branch Manager at <A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/redirect.asp?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww%2Ealterrahomeloans%2Ecom%2F" target=_self>Alterra Mortgage</A>; Ignacio Seguro, Realtor at <A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/redirect.asp?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww%2Etxaar%2Ecom%2Fp%2Findex%2Easp" target=_self>Austin Absolute Realty</A>; and Victor Aguilar, Business Consultant at <A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/redirect.asp?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww%2Efirstam%2Ecom%2F" target=_self>First American.</A></P></DIV> http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=9&recordid=27149 <p> Voter Registration Drive <b><i>Last Day to Register Before November Gubernatorial Race</i></b><br/> <p><b>Date</b>: 10/6/2014<br/> <b>Time</b>: 9:00 AM<br/> <b>Location</b>: Round Rock Public Library<br/> <b>Cost</b>: Free<br/> <b>Description</b>: <P>Volunteer deputy registrars from Williamson and Travis Counties will be at the<A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=5" target=_self> Round Rock Public Library,</A> <STRONG>from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday, Oct. 6. This is the last day to register to be eligible to vote in November's gubernatorial election.</STRONG></P><P>Come by the gallery area if you need to register to vote, need to update your address or&nbsp;name,&nbsp;or your felony status has been completed.</P> http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=9&recordid=27231 <p> Microsoft Basics <p><b>Date</b>: 10/6/2014<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=26349 <p> The Bead Cart <b><i>Beadwork Group at the Library</i></b><br/> <p><b>Date</b>: 10/6/2014<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=27083 <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>: 10/6/2014<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=26817 <p> Evening Storytime at the Library <b><i>Pajama-friendly storytime for children 3 and up</i></b><br/> <p><b>Date</b>: 10/6/2014<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" align=right src="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/images/jane_storytime.jpg" width=200 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=26798 <p> Library opens at 10 a.m. on first Tuesday of month <p><b>Date</b>: 10/7/2014<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=23649 <p> Chinese Bilingual Storytime at the Library <b><i>Storytime for children 3-6</i></b><br/> <p><b>Date</b>: 10/7/2014<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=26509 <p> Preschool Storytime at the Library <b><i>Storytime for children 3 and up</i></b><br/> <p><b>Date</b>: 10/8/2014<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" align=right src="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/images/jane_storytime.jpg" width=200 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=26839 <p> Video Game Design at the Library <b><i>Class continues for registered students</i></b><br/> <p><b>Date</b>: 10/8/2014<br/> <b>Time</b>: 4:30 PM<br/> <b>Location</b>: Round Rock Public Library<br/> <b>Cost</b>: Free<br/> <b>Description</b>: <SPAN style="FONT-FAMILY: 'Verdana','sans-serif'; COLOR: #333333; FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; mso-fareast-font-family: 'Times New Roman'; mso-bidi-font-family: 'Times New Roman'"><P style="LINE-HEIGHT: 12pt; MARGIN: 0in 0in 10pt; BACKGROUND: white; mso-margin-top-alt: auto; mso-margin-bottom-alt: auto" class=MsoNormal><SPAN style="FONT-FAMILY: 'Verdana','sans-serif'; COLOR: #333333; FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; mso-fareast-font-family: 'Times New Roman'; mso-bidi-font-family: 'Times New Roman'">Gamestar Mechanic classes continue this week for our pre-registered students.</SPAN></P><P style="LINE-HEIGHT: 12pt; MARGIN: 0in 0in 10pt; BACKGROUND: white; mso-margin-top-alt: auto; mso-margin-bottom-alt: auto" class=MsoNormal><SPAN style="FONT-FAMILY: 'Verdana','sans-serif'; COLOR: #333333; FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; mso-fareast-font-family: 'Times New Roman'; mso-bidi-font-family: 'Times New Roman'">Class meetings are:</SPAN></P><UL><LI><DIV style="LINE-HEIGHT: normal; MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; BACKGROUND: white" class=MsoNormal><SPAN style="FONT-FAMILY: 'Verdana','sans-serif'; COLOR: #333333; FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; mso-fareast-font-family: 'Times New Roman'; mso-bidi-font-family: 'Times New Roman'">Wednesday September 10, 2014 – Library Computer Lab – 4:30 p.m.</SPAN></DIV><LI><DIV style="LINE-HEIGHT: normal; MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; BACKGROUND: white" class=MsoNormal><SPAN style="FONT-FAMILY: 'Verdana','sans-serif'; COLOR: #333333; FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; mso-fareast-font-family: 'Times New Roman'; mso-bidi-font-family: 'Times New Roman'"></SPAN><SPAN style="FONT-FAMILY: 'Verdana','sans-serif'; COLOR: #333333; FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; mso-fareast-font-family: 'Times New Roman'; mso-bidi-font-family: 'Times New Roman'">Wednesday September 17, 2014 – Library Computer Lab – 4:30 p.m.</SPAN></DIV><LI><DIV style="LINE-HEIGHT: normal; MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; BACKGROUND: white" class=MsoNormal><SPAN style="FONT-FAMILY: 'Verdana','sans-serif'; COLOR: #333333; FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; mso-fareast-font-family: 'Times New Roman'; mso-bidi-font-family: 'Times New Roman'"></SPAN><SPAN style="FONT-FAMILY: 'Verdana','sans-serif'; COLOR: #333333; FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; mso-fareast-font-family: 'Times New Roman'; mso-bidi-font-family: 'Times New Roman'">Wednesday October 1, 2014 – Library Computer Lab – 4:30 p.m.</SPAN></DIV><LI><DIV style="LINE-HEIGHT: normal; MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; BACKGROUND: white" class=MsoNormal><SPAN style="FONT-FAMILY: 'Verdana','sans-serif'; COLOR: #333333; FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; mso-fareast-font-family: 'Times New Roman'; mso-bidi-font-family: 'Times New Roman'"></SPAN><SPAN style="FONT-FAMILY: 'Verdana','sans-serif'; COLOR: #333333; FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; mso-fareast-font-family: 'Times New Roman'; mso-bidi-font-family: 'Times New Roman'">Wednesday October 8, 2014 – Library Computer Lab – 4:30 p.m.</SPAN></DIV><LI><DIV style="LINE-HEIGHT: normal; MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; BACKGROUND: white" class=MsoNormal><SPAN style="FONT-FAMILY: 'Verdana','sans-serif'; COLOR: #333333; FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; mso-fareast-font-family: 'Times New Roman'; mso-bidi-font-family: 'Times New Roman'"></SPAN><SPAN style="FONT-FAMILY: 'Verdana','sans-serif'; COLOR: #333333; FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; mso-fareast-font-family: 'Times New Roman'; mso-bidi-font-family: 'Times New Roman'">Wednesday October 15, 2014 – Library Computer Lab – 4:30 p.m.</SPAN></DIV></LI></UL><SPAN style="FONT-FAMILY: 'Verdana','sans-serif'; COLOR: #333333; FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; mso-fareast-font-family: 'Times New Roman'; mso-bidi-font-family: 'Times New Roman'"><P style="LINE-HEIGHT: 12pt; MARGIN: 0in 0in 10pt; BACKGROUND: white; mso-margin-top-alt: auto; mso-margin-bottom-alt: auto" class=MsoNormal><SPAN style="FONT-FAMILY: 'Verdana','sans-serif'; COLOR: #333333; FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; mso-fareast-font-family: 'Times New Roman'; mso-bidi-font-family: 'Times New Roman'">To be successful in this program you must attend all five sessions. This program is designed for students just starting out, so no prior experience is required. </SPAN></P><P style="LINE-HEIGHT: 12pt; MARGIN: 0in 0in 10pt; BACKGROUND: white; mso-margin-top-alt: auto; mso-margin-bottom-alt: auto" class=MsoNormal><SPAN style="FONT-FAMILY: 'Verdana','sans-serif'; COLOR: #333333; FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; mso-fareast-font-family: 'Times New Roman'; mso-bidi-font-family: 'Times New Roman'"><?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p></SPAN></P></SPAN></SPAN> http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=9&recordid=26585 <p> Babytime at the Library <b><i>Storytime for babies 12 -18 months</i></b><br/> <p><b>Date</b>: 10/8/2014<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 class=eventcontent><IMG style="MARGIN-BOTTOM: 10px; MARGIN-LEFT: 10px" border=1 alt="Babytime presenter, Virginia Hadley" align=right src="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/images/virginia_babytime.jpg" width=200 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=26828 <p> Toddlertime at the Library <b><i>Storytime for toddlers 18 months - 36 months</i></b><br/> <p><b>Date</b>: 10/8/2014<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><IMG style="MARGIN-BOTTOM: 10px; MARGIN-LEFT: 10px" border=1 alt="Andrea Warkentin, Toddlertime presenter" align=right src="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/images/andrea_w_web.jpg" width=200 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=26850 <p> Toddlertime at the Library <b><i>Storytime for toddlers 18 months - 36 months</i></b><br/> <p><b>Date</b>: 10/8/2014<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" align=right src="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/images/andrea_w_web.jpg" width=200 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=26861 <p> Tween Book Club at the Library <b><i>The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman</i></b><br/> <p><b>Date</b>: 10/9/2014<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="LINE-HEIGHT: 12pt; MARGIN: 0in 0in 10pt; BACKGROUND: white; mso-margin-top-alt: auto; mso-margin-bottom-alt: auto" class=MsoNormal><SPAN style="FONT-FAMILY: 'Verdana','sans-serif'; COLOR: #333333; FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; mso-fareast-font-family: 'Times New Roman'; mso-bidi-font-family: 'Times New Roman'">The&nbsp;</SPAN><A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=5" target=_self><SPAN style="FONT-FAMILY: 'Verdana','sans-serif'; COLOR: blue; FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; mso-fareast-font-family: 'Times New Roman'; mso-bidi-font-family: 'Times New Roman'">Round Rock Library Public Library</SPAN></A><SPAN style="FONT-FAMILY: 'Verdana','sans-serif'; COLOR: #333333; FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; mso-fareast-font-family: 'Times New Roman'; mso-bidi-font-family: 'Times New Roman'">&nbsp;will host a Tween Book Club meeting at&nbsp;<B>4:30 p.m. Thursday, October 9, 2014</B>.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p></SPAN></P><P style="LINE-HEIGHT: 12pt; MARGIN: 0in 0in 10pt; BACKGROUND: white; mso-margin-top-alt: auto; mso-margin-bottom-alt: auto" class=MsoNormal><SPAN style="FONT-FAMILY: 'Verdana','sans-serif'; COLOR: #333333; FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt; mso-fareast-font-family: 'Times New Roman'; mso-bidi-font-family: 'Times New Roman'">Tweens (age 8-12) are invited to the <A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=5" target=_self>Round Rock Public Library</A> to discuss <A href="http://" target=_self>The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman</A>. Join us in <STRONG>Meeting Room A at 4:30 p.m.</STRONG> for a hauntingly spooktastic time! <o:p></o:p></SPAN></P><P>&nbsp;</P> http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=9&recordid=26588 <p> Preschool Storytime at the Library <b><i>Storytime for children 3 and up</i></b><br/> <p><b>Date</b>: 10/9/2014<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" align=right src="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/images/jane_storytime.jpg" width=200 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=26872 <p> Babytime at the Library <b><i>Storytime for babies (newborns to 12 months old)</i></b><br/> <p><b>Date</b>: 10/9/2014<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" align=right src="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/images/virginia_babytime.jpg" width=200 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=26905 <p> Preschool Storytime at the Library <b><i>Storytime for children 3 and up</i></b><br/> <p><b>Date</b>: 10/9/2014<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" align=right src="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/images/jane_storytime.jpg" width=200 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=26883 <p> Toddlertime at the Library <b><i>Storytime for toddlers 18 months - 36 months</i></b><br/> <p><b>Date</b>: 10/9/2014<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" align=right src="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/images/andrea_w_web.jpg" width=200 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=26894 <p> Eating Healthy 101 <b><i>Holistic Workshop by Manju Joshi, MA, ERYT 500</i></b><br/> <p><b>Date</b>: 10/9/2014<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=5" target=_self>Round Rock Public Library</A> presents "Eating Healthy 101," a free holistic workshop <STRONG>from 7 to 8:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 9. </STRONG></P><P>The workshop will be conducted by Manju Joshi, MA, ERYT 500, founder of the <A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/redirect.asp?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww%2Egurukulyoga%2Ecom%2F" target=_self>Gurukul Holistic Center</A>. </P><P>In this workshop, you will learn about eating healthy foods. We will focus on what to eat, when to eat, and how much you should eat. The presentation will be followed by some gentle Yoga for optimum digestion.</P><P>RSVP to <A href="mailto:jchapa@roundrocktexas.gov">jchapa@roundrocktexas.gov</A>.</P><P>&nbsp;</P> http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=9&recordid=27154 <p> Art Exhibit Reception <b><i>Honoring the Baca Center Art Club</i></b><br/> <p><b>Date</b>: 10/9/2014<br/> <b>Time</b>: 4:00 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> will host a reception from<STRONG> 4 to&nbsp;5:30 p.m. Thursday,&nbsp;Oct. 9,</STRONG> in the first floor Gallery to mark the opening of a month-long art exhibition, "Art Free-for-All," featuring the artwork of the Baca Center Art Club. </P><P>Light refreshments will be provided.</P><P>&nbsp;</P> http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=9&recordid=27153 <p> Babytime at the Library <b><i>Storytime for babies 12 -18 months</i></b><br/> <p><b>Date</b>: 10/10/2014<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" align=right src="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/images/virginia_babytime.jpg" width=200 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=26929 <p> Curso Básico Gratis de Computadora <b><i>Free Basic Computer Class in Spanish</i></b><br/> <p><b>Date</b>: 10/10/2014<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=24078 <p> Toddlertime at the Library <b><i>Storytime for toddlers 18 months - 36 months</i></b><br/> <p><b>Date</b>: 10/10/2014<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" align=right src="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/images/andrea_w_web.jpg" width=200 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=26917 <p> Star Wars Reads Day: Family Storytime at the Library at 11 a.m. <b><i>Saturday storytime for all ages</i></b><br/> <p><b>Date</b>: 10/11/2014<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-BOTTOM: 10px; MARGIN-LEFT: 10px" border=0 alt="" align=right src="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/images/star_wars_reads_logo.jpg" width=200 height=255>We're celebrating Star Wars Reads Day with various activities at the <A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=5" target=_self>Round Rock Public Library</A>, including our special Family Storytime!</P><P>Family Storytime is a reading activity that welcomes families with children of all ages.</P><P>This interactive program includes a variety of activities such as books, fingerplays, music, movies, and puppets.</P><P>This is a food-free event for our families living with food allergies. Please do not bring snacks to this storytime session.</P><P>Join us 11 a.m. Saturdays in Room A.</P> http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=9&recordid=26940 <p> Star Wars Reads Day at the library <p><b>Date</b>: 10/11/2014<br/> <b>Time</b>: 11:30 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=0 alt="" align=right src="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/images/star_wars_reads_logo.jpg" width=200 height=255>It’s the third annual <A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/redirect.asp?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww%2Estarwars%2Ecom%2Fnews%2Fstar-wars-reads-day-strikes-back-october-11-2014" target=_self><EM>Star Wars </EM>Reads Day</A>!&nbsp;Come celebrate with the <A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=5" target=_self>Round Rock Public Library</A> on <STRONG>Saturday, Oct. 11</STRONG>.&nbsp; </P><P><EM>Stars Wars </EM>fans are welcome to come to the library to check out our many <EM>Star Wars </EM>themed books and movies.&nbsp; </P><P><EM>Origami Yoda </EM>crafts will available in the library gallery from 11:30 a.m.&nbsp;to 2 p.m.&nbsp;or until supplies run out.&nbsp; </P> http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=9&recordid=27188 <p> Cyber security workshop for kids at the library <p><b>Date</b>: 10/11/2014<br/> <b>Time</b>: 2:00 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> will&nbsp;host a cyber security&nbsp;workshop for kids&nbsp;at 2 p.m.&nbsp;<STRONG>Saturday, Oct. 11</STRONG>.&nbsp; </P><P>Children <STRONG>ages 7-10 </STRONG>will learn how to be educated and responsible digital citizens. A cyber-security expert from the <A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/redirect.asp?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww%2Eisc2cares%2Eorg%2Fsafe-and-secure%2F" target=_self>(ISC)² Safe and Secure Online (SSO)</A> program will talk to attendees about:</P><UL><LI>Cyber bullying<LI>Online reputation <LI>Malware<LI>Password protection<LI>Social media<LI>Texting</LI></UL><P>Join us in Meeting Room A.</P> http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=9&recordid=27189 <p>