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 Library Volunteer Orientation -- Cancelled <b><i>volunteer@ your library</i></b><br/> <p><b>Date</b>: 9/20/2014<br/> <b>Time</b>: 10:00 AM<br/> <b>Location</b>: Round Rock Public Library, 2nd floor Admin Conference Room<br/> <b>Cost</b>: free<br/> <b>Description</b>: <P><TABLE class=tableBox border=0 cellSpacing=0 cellPadding=3 width="100%"><TBODY><TR><TD><P align=center><STRONG>This event has been cancelled.</STRONG></P></TD></TR></TBODY></TABLE></P><P><STRONG>Volunteer orientations have been cancelled for the month of September.</STRONG> We have no&nbsp;volunteer opportunities available at this time. Please check back in October. For more information please contact the <A href="mailto:%20lib_volunteering@round-rock.tx.us?subject=Volunteering at the Library">Volunteer Coordinator</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.</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=25619 <p> Free Basic Computer Class in Spanish <p><b>Date</b>: 9/20/2014<br/> <b>Time</b>: 9:00 AM<br/> <b>Location</b>: Round Rock Public Library<br/> <b>Cost</b>: Free<br/> <b>Description</b>: <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> will offer free basic computer classes in Spanish from<STRONG> 9 to 11 a.m.</STRONG> on the<STRONG> third Saturday of the month</STRONG>.</P><P>Classes cover parts and operations of the computer, creating an email account and navigating the web.</P><UL><LI>Classes are conducted in Spanish. </LI><LI>You do not need a library card. </LI><LI>You do not need to be a resident of Round Rock. </LI><LI>Classes are open to the general public, no registration required.</LI></UL><P>You do not need to come every week. Each class covers all the areas mentioned above.</P></DIV></DIV> http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=9&recordid=26325 <p> Family Storytime at the Library at 11 a.m. <b><i>Saturday storytime for all ages</i></b><br/> <p><b>Date</b>: 9/20/2014<br/> <b>Time</b>: 11:00 AM<br/> <b>Location</b>: Round Rock Public Library<br/> <b>Cost</b>: Free<br/> <b>Description</b>: <P><IMG style="MARGIN: 5px 0px 2px 5px" border=1 alt="Janette Johnston, Youth Services Librarian" align=right src="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/images/storytime_janette_web.jpg" width=200 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=26938 <p> Creative Critiques <b><i>Group for Writers</i></b><br/> <p><b>Date</b>: 9/20/2014<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><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></DIV> http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=9&recordid=27104 <p> Bow Wow Read to a Dog Program <b><i>For ages preschool to middle school</i></b><br/> <p><b>Date</b>: 9/20/2014<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=26946 <p> Young Adult Book Launch at Book People <b><i>Featuring Lindsey Lane's Evidence of Things Not Seen</i></b><br/> <p><b>Date</b>: 9/21/2014<br/> <b>Time</b>: 2:00 PM<br/> <b>Location</b>: BookPeople<br/> <b>Cost</b>: Free<br/> <b>Description</b>: <P><A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/redirect.asp?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww%2Ebookpeople%2Ecom%2F" target=_self>BookPeople</A> in Austin hosts its Young Adult Book Launch from <STRONG>2 to 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 21.</STRONG></P><P>The featured title is <EM>Evidence of Things Not Seen</EM> by Lindsey Lane. </P> http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=9&recordid=26963 <p> Puppet Show at the Library <b><i>Enjoy a retelling of The Three Billy Goats Gruff </i></b><br/> <p><b>Date</b>: 9/22/2014<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>Visit the <A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=5" target=_self>Round Rock Public Library</A> to see&nbsp;puppet show performances of <EM>The Three Billy Goats Gruff</EM> all week.</P><P>These free shows are best enjoyed by children ages 2 and up. We offer one "baby-friendly" audience Friday at 9:30 a.m.</P><P>Showtimes are:</P><UL><LI>Monday, Sept.&nbsp;22 at 6:30 p.m.<LI>Wednesday, Sept.&nbsp;24 at 9:30 a.m.<LI>Wednesday, Sept.&nbsp;24 at 10:30 a.m.<LI>Thursday, Sept.&nbsp;25 at 9:30 a.m.<LI>Thursday, Sept.&nbsp;25 at 10:30 a.m.<LI>Friday, Sept.&nbsp;26 at 9:30 a.m. (baby-friendly audience)<LI>Friday, Sept.&nbsp;26 at 10:30 a.m.</LI></UL><P>The puppet shows replace this week's regular&nbsp;<A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=165" target=_self>Babytime</A>,&nbsp;<A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=167" target=_self>Preschool Storytime</A>&nbsp;and <A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=166" target=_self>Toddlertime</A> sessions this week. </P><P>Planning to bring a group of six or more children? Please&nbsp;email Janette Johnson or call 512.218.7002 several days in advance so we can plan to accommodate you.</P><P>&nbsp;</P> http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=9&recordid=26836 <p> Microsoft Basics <p><b>Date</b>: 9/22/2014<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=26347 <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>: 9/22/2014<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 4:30 - 5:15 p.m. in Meeting Room A.</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=26814 <p> Spanish Bilingual Storytime at the Library <b><i>Storytime for children 3-6</i></b><br/> <p><b>Date</b>: 9/23/2014<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><IMG style="MARGIN-BOTTOM: 10px; MARGIN-LEFT: 10px" border=1 alt="Bilingual Storytime presenter, Virginia Hadley" align=right src="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/images/virginia_book.jpg" width=200 height=128>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=1398" target=_self>Spanish Bilingual Storytime</A> on the 2nd, 4th, and 5th Tuesdays of each month.</P><P>The programs begin&nbsp;at 10:30 a.m. in Room B, and are designed for children&nbsp;ages 3 and up. </P><P>Spanish Bilingual Storytime&nbsp;features a lively combination of stories, fingerplays, and songs in&nbsp;both English and Spanish.</P></DIV> http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=9&recordid=26803 <p> Hooked on Knitting and Crocheting <p><b>Date</b>: 9/23/2014<br/> <b>Time</b>: 6:30 PM<br/> <b>Location</b>: Round Rock Public Library<br/> <b>Cost</b>: Free<br/> <b>Description</b>: <P><IMG style="MARGIN-BOTTOM: 10px; MARGIN-LEFT: 10px" border=1 alt="" align=right src="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/images/knitting_yarn_web.jpg" width=150 height=225>The <A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=5" target=_self>Round Rock Public Library's</A> Hooked on Knitting and Crocheting group meets twice a month in the Library gallery from<STRONG> 6:30 to 8 p.m.</STRONG></P><P>The group offers a chance for those who share a passion for kitting and crocheting to get together and swap tips and techniques as well as work on projects.</P><P>Bring your own supplies. All skill levels are welcome!</P> http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=9&recordid=25325 <p> Prepare for the Unexpected <b><i>Learn how extended care can impact your retirement</i></b><br/> <p><b>Date</b>: 9/23/2014<br/> <b>Time</b>: 6:30 PM<br/> <b>Location</b>: Round Rock Public Library<br/> <b>Cost</b>: Free<br/> <b>Description</b>: <P><A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/redirect.asp?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww%2Eameriprise%2Ecom%2F" target=_self>Ameriprise Financial</A> invites you to join us for a special seminar, Prepare for the Unexpected: Learn how extended care can impact your retirement, hosted by the <A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=5" target=_self>Round Rock Public Library</A>,<STRONG> from&nbsp;6:30 to&nbsp;7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 23. </STRONG>Presented by Jim Bailey, Financial Advisor from Ameriprise Financial.</P><P>Get the help, support and information you need by attending our seminar, which can help you:<BR></P><UL><LI>Manage extended care costs in retirement <LI>Learn what extended care is <LI>Learn what the costs for extended care can be, both financial and emotional<DIV></DIV><LI>Learn what options are available</LI></UL><P>Space is limited. Please make a reservation by noon on Tuesday, Sept. 23, for you and guests. Call 512-218-7014. </P><P>This is an informational seminar. There is no cost or obligation. </P><P>Space is limited. Please make a reservation by noon on Thursday, Aug. 14, for you and guests. Call 512-218-7014. </P><P>This is an informational seminar. There is no cost or obligation. </P> http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=9&recordid=27139 <p> Scratch animation for tweens at the library <b><i>Creative Programming for Kids</i></b><br/> <p><b>Date</b>: 9/24/2014<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><STRONG> </STRONG>will have a free computer animation class for <STRONG>tweens (age 8-12)</STRONG>&nbsp;at <STRONG>4:30 p.m.</STRONG>&nbsp;<STRONG>Wednesday, Sept. 24</STRONG>.&nbsp; </P><P>Kids will build fun computer programs where their characters will move, dance and maybe even fly as they learn to code using, “Scratch,” a visual programming language designed by MIT for kids.&nbsp; Students will&nbsp; learn programming fundamentals like loops, events, and objects. </P><P>Class size is limited to 12 students. <STRONG>Pre-registration is required</STRONG>. Contact Amy German at <A href="mailto:amygerman@roundrocktexas.gov">amygerman@roundrocktexas.gov</A> to pre-register. </P> http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=9&recordid=27098 <p> Puppet Show at the Library <b><i>Enjoy a retelling of The Three Billy Goats Gruff </i></b><br/> <p><b>Date</b>: 9/24/2014<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>Visit the <A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=5" target=_self>Round Rock Public Library</A> to see&nbsp;puppet show performances of <EM>The Three Billy Goats Gruff</EM> all week.</P><P>These free shows are best enjoyed by children ages 2 and up. We offer one "baby-friendly" audience Friday at 9:30 a.m.</P><P>Showtimes are:</P><UL><LI>Monday, Sept.&nbsp;22 at 6:30 p.m.<LI>Wednesday, Sept.&nbsp;24 at 9:30 a.m.<LI>Wednesday, Sept.&nbsp;24 at 10:30 a.m.<LI>Thursday, Sept.&nbsp;25 at 9:30 a.m.<LI>Thursday, Sept.&nbsp;25 at 10:30 a.m.<LI>Friday, Sept.&nbsp;26 at 9:30 a.m. (baby-friendly audience)<LI>Friday, Sept.&nbsp;26 at 10:30 a.m.</LI></UL><P>The puppet shows replace this week's regular&nbsp;<A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=165" target=_self>Babytime</A>,&nbsp;<A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=167" target=_self>Preschool Storytime</A>&nbsp;and <A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=166" target=_self>Toddlertime</A> sessions this week. </P><P>Planning to bring a group of six or more children? Please&nbsp;email Janette Johnson or call 512.218.7002 several days in advance so we can plan to accommodate you.</P><P>&nbsp;</P> http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=9&recordid=27055 <p> Youth Humane Heroes at the Library <b><i>Crafts and Caring on RRISD Early Release Day</i></b><br/> <p><b>Date</b>: 9/24/2014<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 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'; BACKGROUND: white; COLOR: #333333; FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt">It's Early Release Day for RRISD students!<SPAN class=apple-converted-space>&nbsp;</SPAN></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'; BACKGROUND: white; COLOR: #333333; FONT-SIZE: 8.5pt"><SPAN class=apple-converted-space></SPAN></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'">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;welcomes the <A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/redirect.asp?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww%2Eaustinhumanesociety%2Eorg%2F" target=_self>Austin Humane Society</A> at<STRONG> 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 24</STRONG>, for an afternoon of helping shelter animals, crafts, and fun.<SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes">&nbsp; </SPAN><?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'">Join us in Meeting Room C for this free event to learn about shelter animals&nbsp;from the <A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/redirect.asp?url=youth+Humane+Heroes+program" target=_self>Austin Humane Society</A>. Participants will then have the opportunity to create fun toys for Humane Society shelter animals. </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'">This program is limited to&nbsp;50 participants.</SPAN></P> http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=9&recordid=26589 <p> Puppet Show at the Library <b><i>Enjoy a retelling of The Three Billy Goats Gruff </i></b><br/> <p><b>Date</b>: 9/24/2014<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>Visit the <A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=5" target=_self>Round Rock Public Library</A> to see&nbsp;puppet show performances of <EM>The Three Billy Goats Gruff</EM> all week.</P><P>These free shows are best enjoyed by children ages 2 and up. We offer one "baby-friendly" audience Friday at 9:30 a.m.</P><P>Showtimes are:</P><UL><LI>Monday, Sept.&nbsp;22 at 6:30 p.m.<LI>Wednesday, Sept.&nbsp;24 at 9:30 a.m.<LI>Wednesday, Sept.&nbsp;24 at 10:30 a.m.<LI>Thursday, Sept.&nbsp;25 at 9:30 a.m.<LI>Thursday, Sept.&nbsp;25 at 10:30 a.m.<LI>Friday, Sept.&nbsp;26 at 9:30 a.m. (baby-friendly audience)<LI>Friday, Sept.&nbsp;26 at 10:30 a.m.</LI></UL><P>The puppet shows replace this week's regular&nbsp;<A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=165" target=_self>Babytime</A>,&nbsp;<A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=167" target=_self>Preschool Storytime</A>&nbsp;and <A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=166" target=_self>Toddlertime</A> sessions this week. </P><P>Planning to bring a group of six or more children? Please&nbsp;email Janette Johnson or call 512.218.7002 several days in advance so we can plan to accommodate you.</P><P>&nbsp;</P> http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=9&recordid=27053 <p> Puppet Show at the Library <b><i>Enjoy a retelling of The Three Billy Goats Gruff </i></b><br/> <p><b>Date</b>: 9/25/2014<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>Visit the <A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=5" target=_self>Round Rock Public Library</A> to see&nbsp;puppet show performances of <EM>The Three Billy Goats Gruff</EM> all week.</P><P>These free shows are best enjoyed by children ages 2 and up. We offer one "baby-friendly" audience Friday at 9:30 a.m.</P><P>Showtimes are:</P><UL><LI>Monday, Sept.&nbsp;22 at 6:30 p.m.<LI>Wednesday, Sept.&nbsp;24 at 9:30 a.m.<LI>Wednesday, Sept.&nbsp;24 at 10:30 a.m.<LI>Thursday, Sept.&nbsp;25 at 9:30 a.m.<LI>Thursday, Sept.&nbsp;25 at 10:30 a.m.<LI>Friday, Sept.&nbsp;26 at 9:30 a.m. (baby-friendly audience)<LI>Friday, Sept.&nbsp;26 at 10:30 a.m.</LI></UL><P>The puppet shows replace this week's regular&nbsp;<A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=165" target=_self>Babytime</A>,&nbsp;<A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=167" target=_self>Preschool Storytime</A>&nbsp;and <A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=166" target=_self>Toddlertime</A> sessions this week. </P><P>Planning to bring a group of six or more children? Please&nbsp;email Janette Johnson or call 512.218.7002 several days in advance so we can plan to accommodate you.</P><P>&nbsp;</P> http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=9&recordid=27056 <p> Puppet Show at the Library <b><i>Enjoy a retelling of The Three Billy Goats Gruff </i></b><br/> <p><b>Date</b>: 9/25/2014<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>Visit the <A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=5" target=_self>Round Rock Public Library</A> to see&nbsp;puppet show performances of <EM>The Three Billy Goats Gruff</EM> all week.</P><P>These free shows are best enjoyed by children ages 2 and up. We offer one "baby-friendly" audience Friday at 9:30 a.m.</P><P>Showtimes are:</P><UL><LI>Monday, Sept.&nbsp;22 at 6:30 p.m.<LI>Wednesday, Sept.&nbsp;24 at 9:30 a.m.<LI>Wednesday, Sept.&nbsp;24 at 10:30 a.m.<LI>Thursday, Sept.&nbsp;25 at 9:30 a.m.<LI>Thursday, Sept.&nbsp;25 at 10:30 a.m.<LI>Friday, Sept.&nbsp;26 at 9:30 a.m. (baby-friendly audience)<LI>Friday, Sept.&nbsp;26 at 10:30 a.m.</LI></UL><P>The puppet shows replace this week's regular&nbsp;<A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=165" target=_self>Babytime</A>,&nbsp;<A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=167" target=_self>Preschool Storytime</A>&nbsp;and <A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=166" target=_self>Toddlertime</A> sessions this week. </P><P>Planning to bring a group of six or more children? Please&nbsp;email Janette Johnson or call 512.218.7002 several days in advance so we can plan to accommodate you.</P><P>&nbsp;</P> http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=9&recordid=27057 <p> Sugar, Sugar, Everywhere! <b><i>Holistic Workshop by Manju Joshi, MA, ERYT 500</i></b><br/> <p><b>Date</b>: 9/25/2014<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>&nbsp;presents, "Sugar, Sugar, Everywhere!," a free holistic workshop <STRONG>from 7 to 8:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 25.</STRONG> The workshop will be conducted by Manju Joshi, MA, ERYT 500, founder of <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>Come join us on a sweet journey to understanding the sugar epidemic! In this workshop, we will explore:</P><UL><LI>What is sugar and how it is hidden in processed foods<LI>Its harmful effects and how it leads to addiction <LI>Cooking with safe sugar substitutes<LI>Useful tips to reduce sugar consumption</LI></UL><P>The presentation will be followed by Yoga practice of simple postures, breathing techniques and relaxation/ meditation to rejuvenate and refresh.</P><P></P><P>Delicious treats will be served!</P> http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=9&recordid=27151 <p> Puppet Show at the Library <b><i>Enjoy a retelling of The Three Billy Goats Gruff </i></b><br/> <p><b>Date</b>: 9/26/2014<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>Visit the <A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=5" target=_self>Round Rock Public Library</A> to see&nbsp;puppet show performances of <EM>The Three Billy Goats Gruff</EM> all week.</P><P>These free shows are best enjoyed by children ages 2 and up. We offer one "baby-friendly" audience Friday at 9:30 a.m.</P><P>Showtimes are:</P><UL><LI>Monday, Sept.&nbsp;22 at 6:30 p.m.<LI>Wednesday, Sept.&nbsp;24 at 9:30 a.m.<LI>Wednesday, Sept.&nbsp;24 at 10:30 a.m.<LI>Thursday, Sept.&nbsp;25 at 9:30 a.m.<LI>Thursday, Sept.&nbsp;25 at 10:30 a.m.<LI>Friday, Sept.&nbsp;26 at 9:30 a.m. (baby-friendly audience)<LI>Friday, Sept.&nbsp;26 at 10:30 a.m.</LI></UL><P>The puppet shows replace this week's regular&nbsp;<A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=165" target=_self>Babytime</A>,&nbsp;<A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=167" target=_self>Preschool Storytime</A>&nbsp;and <A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=166" target=_self>Toddlertime</A> sessions this week. </P><P>Planning to bring a group of six or more children? Please&nbsp;email Janette Johnson or call 512.218.7002 several days in advance so we can plan to accommodate you.</P><P>&nbsp;</P> http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=9&recordid=27058 <p> Puppet Show at the Library with a Baby-Friendly Audience <b><i>Enjoy a retelling of The Three Billy Goats Gruff </i></b><br/> <p><b>Date</b>: 9/26/2014<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>'s free puppet shows continue today with a baby-friendly audience for 9:30 performance of&nbsp;<EM>The Three Billy Goats Gruff</EM>.</P><P>The show will not change, but this audience will be wiggly and welcoming for our smallest attendees who might be a distraction for older kids at the other performances.</P><P>Showtimes are:</P><UL><LI>Monday, Sept.&nbsp;22 at 6:30 p.m.<LI>Wednesday, Sept.&nbsp;24 at 9:30 a.m.<LI>Wednesday, Sept.&nbsp;24 at 10:30 a.m.<LI>Thursday, Sept.&nbsp;25 at 9:30 a.m.<LI>Thursday, Sept.&nbsp;25 at 10:30 a.m.<LI>Friday, Sept.&nbsp;26 at 9:30 a.m. (baby-friendly audience)<LI>Friday, Sept.&nbsp;26 at 10:30 a.m.</LI></UL><P>The puppet shows replace this week's regular&nbsp;<A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=165" target=_self>Babytime</A>,&nbsp;<A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=167" target=_self>Preschool Storytime</A>&nbsp;and <A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=166" target=_self>Toddlertime</A> sessions this week. </P><P>Planning to bring a group of six or more children? Please&nbsp;email Janette Johnson or call 512-218-7002 several days in advance so we can plan to accommodate you.</P> http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=9&recordid=27054 <p> Curso Básico Gratis de Computadora <b><i>Free Basic Computer Class in Spanish</i></b><br/> <p><b>Date</b>: 9/26/2014<br/> <b>Time</b>: 3:00 PM<br/> <b>Location</b>: Round Rock Public Library<br/> <b>Cost</b>: Free<br/> <b>Description</b>: <P><STRONG>¿Le gustaría aprender a usar la computadora?&nbsp;Nosotros les enseñaremos! <A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=5" target=_self>Round Rock Public Library</A> ofrece un Curso Básico Gratis de Computadora.</STRONG> </P><P>Aprenda&nbsp;a mandar correos electrónicos (e-mails), cómo navegar en la red, cómo usar el Microsoft “Word,” cómo escribir una carta de vida (résumé), cómo buscar trabajo y llenar una aplicación por computadora y mas! Este curso sera totalmente GRATIS!<BR></P><UL><LI>Computación Básica y uso del teclado.<LI>Aprenda a mandar correos electrónicos (e-mail) y como navegar en la red (internet).<LI>Introducción a “Windows."<LI>Introducción a “Microsoft Word”&nbsp; (cómo guardar, imprimir documentos)<LI>Cómo escribir una Carta De Vida Personal (Résumé)<LI>Seguridad básica cybernética para su computadora.</LI></UL><P>Preguntas Frequentes:</P><P><STRONG>¿Necesito una tarjeta de la biblioteca?</STRONG>&nbsp;No, no la necesita.<BR><STRONG>¿Cuánto cuesta?</STRONG>&nbsp;Nada, las clases son GRATIS!<BR><STRONG>¿ Tengo que ser residente de Round Rock?</STRONG>&nbsp;No, las clases están abiertas para todo el&nbsp;público.<BR><STRONG>¿Tengo que matricularme con anticipación?</STRONG>&nbsp;No, usted puede hacerlo el mismo día de la clase.<BR><STRONG>¿Tengo que asistir a clase todos los viernes?</STRONG>&nbsp;No, uno aprenderá mucho en una sola clase pero puede segir asistendo si gusta para aprender mas!<BR><BR><STRONG>Would you like to learn how to use a computer? We will show you how! The Round Rock Public Library offers free Basic Computer Classes in Spanish.</STRONG></P><P>Learn how to send e-mails, how to surf the web, and how to write a document in Microsoft Word. Learn how to search for jobs, fill out job applications and&nbsp;create a professional-looking résumé. Learn how to protect your computer from viruses. Learn all of this and more for FREE!</P><P>FAQs:</P><P><STRONG>Do I need a library card? </STRONG>No, you do not need a library card.<STRONG> <BR>Is it free? </STRONG>Yes, it’s totally FREE!<BR><STRONG>Do I have to be a resident of Round Rock?</STRONG> No, you do not need to be a resident of Round Rock.<BR><STRONG>Is it open to the general public?&nbsp;</STRONG>Yes, it is open to the general public.<BR><STRONG>Do I need to register in advance? </STRONG>No, you do not need to register in advance.<STRONG> <BR>Do I need to show up every Friday? </STRONG>No, one class covers all areas mentioned above, but you are welcomed to come to as many class sessions you like to learn more!&nbsp; <BR></P><P>&nbsp;</P><P>&nbsp;</P> http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=9&recordid=24076 <p> WordPress Basics <b><i>Learn How to Create Your Own Website</i></b><br/> <p><b>Date</b>: 9/27/2014<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 Library</A>&nbsp;presents "WordPress Basics," <STRONG>from 1 to 3 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 27. </STRONG></P><P>WordPress is web software you can use to create websites and blogs. Come learn how to create your own website for personal use or for your business!</P><P>&nbsp;</P> http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=9&recordid=27197 <p> Family Storytime at the Library at 11 a.m. <b><i>Saturday storytime for all ages</i></b><br/> <p><b>Date</b>: 9/27/2014<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" align=right src="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/images/storytime_janette_web.jpg" width=200 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=26939 <p> Free Basic Computer Class <p><b>Date</b>: 9/28/2014<br/> <b>Time</b>: 2:00 PM<br/> <b>Location</b>: Round Rock Public Library<br/> <b>Cost</b>: Free<br/> <b>Description</b>: <DIV class=eventcontent><P>The <A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=5" target=_self>Round Rock Public Library</A> offers free basic computer classes from&nbsp;<STRONG>2 to&nbsp;4 p.m. on certain Sundays.</STRONG></P><UL><LI>These classes are conducted in English. <LI>You do not need a library card. <LI>You do not need to be a resident of Round Rock. <LI>Classes are open to the general public, no registration required.</LI></UL></DIV> http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=9&recordid=26317 <p> Microsoft Basics <p><b>Date</b>: 9/29/2014<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=26348 <p> Evening Storytime at the Library <b><i>Pajama-friendly storytime for children 3 and up</i></b><br/> <p><b>Date</b>: 9/29/2014<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=26797 <p> Rockin' Kids Book Blast Day: Grades K - 5 <b><i>Re-create Strega Nona's world at Round Rock Public Library</i></b><br/> <p><b>Date</b>: 9/29/2014<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>It's Book Blast week, and are we ever excited because we love <A href="http://cat.round-rock.tx.us:8080/ipac20/ipac.jsp?session=1U093336052L1.4512&amp;source=~!horizon&amp;profile=current-rrpl&amp;page=2&amp;group=0&amp;term=%22strega+nona%22&amp;index=.GW&amp;uindex=&amp;aspect=subtab624&amp;menu=search&amp;ri=1&amp;ts=1409333605709&amp;deduping=" target=_self>Strega Nona</A>!</P><P>Join&nbsp;the <A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=5" target=_self>Round Rock Public Library</A>&nbsp;as celebrate this beloved <A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/redirect.asp?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww%2Etomie%2Ecom%2Fabout_tomie%2Findex%2Ehtml" target=_self>Tomie dePaola</A> character and the Italian village she&nbsp;shares with Big Anthony. Along the way, we'll wish Mr. dePaola happy birthday, just a few days late.</P><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>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=26822 <p> Spanish Bilingual Storytime at the Library <b><i>Storytime for children 3-6</i></b><br/> <p><b>Date</b>: 9/30/2014<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><IMG style="MARGIN-BOTTOM: 10px; MARGIN-LEFT: 10px" border=1 alt="Bilingual Storytime presenter, Virginia Hadley" align=right src="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/images/virginia_book.jpg" width=200 height=128>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=1398" target=_self>Spanish Bilingual Storytime</A> on the 2nd, 4th, and 5th Tuesdays of each month. </P><P>The programs begin&nbsp;at 10:30 a.m. in Room B, and are designed for children&nbsp;ages 3 and up. </P><P>Spanish Bilingual Storytime&nbsp;features a lively combination of stories, fingerplays, and songs in&nbsp;both English and Spanish.</P></DIV> http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=9&recordid=26804 <p> Tuesday Teen Tech Club <b><i>LED Bracelets</i></b><br/> <p><b>Date</b>: 9/30/2014<br/> <b>Time</b>: 4:00 PM<br/> <b>Location</b>: Meeting Room B<br/> <b>Cost</b>: Free<br/> <b>Description</b>: <P><IMG style="MARGIN-BOTTOM: 10px; MARGIN-LEFT: 10px" border=1 alt="" align=right src="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/images/led_bracelets_web.jpg" width=200 height=100>The <A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=5" target=_self>Round Rock Public Library</A> hosts a&nbsp;Tuesday Teen Tech Club, sponsored by <A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/redirect.asp?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww%2Etechshop%2Ews%2Faustin_round_rock%2Ehtml" target=_self>TechShop</A> in Round Rock.</P><P>Each month we will meet, and work on a tech project, and we have a special incentive for those who attend&nbsp;3 out of the&nbsp;4 programs we are offering September through December.&nbsp;</P><P>At our first program we will make LED bracelets.</P><P>Limited to 10 attendees.&nbsp; Please email <A href="mailto: &amp;#106;&amp;#100;&amp;#97;&amp;#110;&amp;#99;&amp;#101;&amp;#64;&amp;#114;&amp;#111;&amp;#117;&amp;#110;&amp;#100;&amp;#114;&amp;#111;&amp;#99;&amp;#107;&amp;#116;&amp;#101;&amp;#120;&amp;#97;&amp;#115;&amp;#46;&amp;#103;&amp;#111;&amp;#118;?subject=Jane">Jane</A> to reserve your spot.</P> http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=9&recordid=26554 <p> Sensory Storytime <p><b>Date</b>: 9/30/2014<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> presents Sensory&nbsp;Storytime the&nbsp;<STRONG>last&nbsp;Tuesday of each month&nbsp;at 10 a.m. in Room A</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=26979 <p>