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 To Your Credit <b><i>How Your Credit History Affects Your Credit Future</i></b><br/> <p><b>Date</b>: 10/23/2014<br/> <b>Time</b>: 6:00 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> and the <A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/redirect.asp?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww%2Eflcct%2Eorg%2F" target=_self>Financial Literacy Coalition of Central Texas </A>present "To Your Credit: How Your Credit History Affects Your Credit Future,"<STRONG> from 6 to 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 23.</STRONG></P><P>In this free program, you will learn how to:</P><UL><LI>Define credit<LI>Explain why credit is important<LI>Describe the purpose of a credit report and how it is used<LI>Order a copy of your credit report<LI>Read and analyze your credit report<LI>Differentiate between good and bad credit<LI>Describe the implications of good and bad credit scores<LI>Identify ways to build and repair your credit history<LI>Recognize how to correct errors on your credit report<LI>Recognize how to guard against identity theft</LI></UL> http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=9&recordid=27148 <p> Preschool Storytime at the Library <b><i>Storytime for children 3 and up</i></b><br/> <p><b>Date</b>: 10/23/2014<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=26874 <p> Preschool Storytime at the Library <b><i>Storytime for children 3 and up</i></b><br/> <p><b>Date</b>: 10/23/2014<br/> <b>Time</b>: 10:30 AM<br/> <b>Location</b>: Round Rock Public Library<br/> <b>Cost</b>: Free<br/> <b>Description</b>: <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=26885 <p> Toddlertime at the Library <b><i>Storytime for toddlers 18 months - 36 months</i></b><br/> <p><b>Date</b>: 10/23/2014<br/> <b>Time</b>: 10:30 AM<br/> <b>Location</b>: Round Rock Public Library<br/> <b>Cost</b>: Free<br/> <b>Description</b>: <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=26896 <p> Babytime at the Library <b><i>Storytime for babies (newborns to 12 months old)</i></b><br/> <p><b>Date</b>: 10/23/2014<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=26907 <p> Babytime at the Library <b><i>Storytime for babies 12 -18 months</i></b><br/> <p><b>Date</b>: 10/24/2014<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 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=26931 <p> Genealogy After Hours <p><b>Date</b>: 10/24/2014<br/> <b>Time</b>: 6:00 PM<br/> <b>Location</b>: Round Rock Public Library<br/> <b>Description</b>: <P>Be sure to attend Genealogy After Hours from <STRONG>6 ot 10 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24</STRONG>, at the Round Rock Rock Public Library.</P><P>This event&nbsp;is a unique opportunity to use library resources with the help of&nbsp;members from the&nbsp;<A href="http://www.williamsontxgenealogy.org/" target=_self>Williamson County Genealogical Society</A>.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;While the library is closed, participants can access online databases and the collection of genealogical books and periodicals.&nbsp; </P><P>The&nbsp;<A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=5" target=_self>Round Rock Public Library</A>&nbsp;and Friends of the library are proud to co-sponsor this popular event.&nbsp;&nbsp;</P><P>Please visit the <A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/redirect.asp?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww%2Ewilliamsontxgenealogy%2Eorg%2F" target=_self>WCGS</A> website for more information.&nbsp; </P> http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=9&recordid=27218 <p> Toddlertime at the Library <b><i>Storytime for toddlers 18 months - 36 months</i></b><br/> <p><b>Date</b>: 10/24/2014<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><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=26919 <p> Curso Básico Gratis de Computadora <b><i>Free Basic Computer Class in Spanish</i></b><br/> <p><b>Date</b>: 10/24/2014<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=24080 <p> Texas Book Festival <b><i>Featuring more than 250 authors</i></b><br/> <p><b>Date</b>: 10/25/2014<br/> <b>Time</b>: 10:00 AM<br/> <b>Location</b>: Texas State Capitol<br/> <b>Cost</b>: Free<br/> <b>Description</b>: <P>The <A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/redirect.asp?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww%2Etexasbookfestival%2Eorg+" target=_self>Texas Book Festival</A> will be held from <STRONG>10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 25 and 26,</STRONG> on the grounds of the Texas State Capitol in Austin.</P><P>The event features more than 250 renowned authors, panels, book signings, live music and more. The state's premiere literary event, the festival is free and open to public.</P> http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=9&recordid=26611 <p> King Arthur Maze and Scavenger Hunt <p><b>Date</b>: 10/25/2014<br/> <b>Time</b>: 12:00 PM<br/> <b>Location</b>: Meeting Room C<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/king_arthur_poster_web.jpg" width=300 height=400>Fun for all the family! The <A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=5" target=_self>Round Rock Public Library</A>'s <A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=532" target=_self>Teen Program</A> presents the King Arthur Maze and Scavenger Hunt from <STRONG>noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25</STRONG>.</P><P><STRONG>Morgana Le Fey has placed the castle of King Arthur under a spell. To lift the enchantment you need to collect items by solving puzzles and following clues, while navigating your way through a haunted castle. </STRONG></P><P>After you finish the maze,&nbsp;enter the dining hall of Camelot where you can enjoy fun and games.</P><P>Costumes are optional, but encouraged. Join us anytime between 12 to 4 p.m.</P> http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=9&recordid=27225 <p> Sensory Storytime at the Library <b><i>Pre-register for small, sensory-senstive storytime</i></b><br/> <p><b>Date</b>: 10/26/2014<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>The <A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=5" target=_self>Round Rock Public Library</A> presents Sensory&nbsp;Storytime the&nbsp;<STRONG>last&nbsp;Sunday of each month&nbsp;at&nbsp;3 p.m. in Room B</STRONG>. &nbsp;</P><P>This program is ideal for children with sensory integration challenges, difficulty sitting still, difficulty in large groups, or children who have autism spectrum disorders. </P><P>Sensory Storytime is open to all children ages 7 and under with an accompanying parent/guardian. Attendance is limited to 12 families and <STRONG>pre-registration is required</STRONG>.</P> http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=9&recordid=26981 <p> Free Basic Computer Class <p><b>Date</b>: 10/26/2014<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=26318 <p> Microsoft Basics <p><b>Date</b>: 10/27/2014<br/> <b>Time</b>: 1:00 PM<br/> <b>Location</b>: Round Rock Public Library<br/> <b>Cost</b>: Free<br/> <b>Description</b>: <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=26352 <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>: 10/27/2014<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=26815 <p> Halloween Party at the Library <b><i>Costumes, books, and fun--oh my!--for toddlers and preschoolers</i></b><br/> <p><b>Date</b>: 10/27/2014<br/> <b>Time</b>: 6:30 PM<br/> <b>Location</b>: Round Rock Public Library<br/> <b>Cost</b>: Free<br/> <b>Description</b>: <P>The <A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=5" target=_self>Round Rock Public Library</A> <A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=162" target=_self>Youth Services Department</A> invites you to the Halloween Parties for&nbsp;ages 18 months -&nbsp;6 years&nbsp;this week:</P><UL><LI>Monday, Oct. 27,&nbsp;6:30 p.m. <EM>*with a guest artist from <A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/redirect.asp?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww%2Ebaldoparty%2Ecom%2F" target=_self>Baldo Face Painting</A>!</EM><LI>Wednesday, Oct. 29, 10:30 a.m. <LI>Thursday, Oct. 30, 10:30 a.m.</LI></UL><P>We'll read stories, sing songs, and give each other treats. Costumes are welcome! </P><P>Please pre-register at the Children's Desk beginning October 12. Your pre-registration helps us plan to accommodate everyone.&nbsp;</P><P>In addition, please&nbsp;plan to bring 24 individual treats to pass out, and one&nbsp;platter of goodies to eat at the party. </P><P>Our friends at <A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/redirect.asp?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww%2Eprimroseschools%2Ecom%2Fschools%2Fround-rock-forest-creek" target=_self>Primrose School of Round Rock at Forest Creek</A>&nbsp;are donating&nbsp;plates, napkins, cups and drinks--thank you!</P><P>For more&nbsp;kid-friendly adventures,&nbsp;check out the City's <A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=9&amp;recordid=27124" target=_self>Fall Fun Festival</A>&nbsp;Thursday, Oct. 31 in Old Settler's Park.</P><P>Our <A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=9&amp;recordid=27169" target=_self>Babytime Halloween Party</A> will be Friday, Oct. 31 at 9:30 a.m. </P> http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=9&recordid=27166 <p> Hooked on Knitting and Crocheting <p><b>Date</b>: 10/28/2014<br/> <b>Time</b>: 6:30 PM<br/> <b>Location</b>: Round Rock Public Library<br/> <b>Cost</b>: Free<br/> <b>Description</b>: <P>The <A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=5" target=_self>Round Rock Public Library's</A> Hooked on Knitting and Crocheting group meets twice a month in the Library gallery from<STRONG> 6:30 to 8 p.m.</STRONG></P><P>The group offers a chance for those who share a passion for kitting and crocheting to get together and swap tips and techniques as well as work on projects.</P><P>Bring your own supplies. All skill levels are welcome!</P> http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=9&recordid=25355 <p> Spanish Bilingual Storytime at the Library <b><i>Storytime for children 3-6</i></b><br/> <p><b>Date</b>: 10/28/2014<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=27164 <p> Tuesday Teen Tech Club <b><i>Build a mini amplified guitar </i></b><br/> <p><b>Date</b>: 10/28/2014<br/> <b>Time</b>: 4:30 PM<br/> <b>Location</b>: Meeting Room B<br/> <b>Cost</b>: Free<br/> <b>Description</b>: <FONT face=Verdana><IMG style="MARGIN-BOTTOM: 10px; MARGIN-LEFT: 10px" border=0 alt="" align=right src="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/images/mini-guitar_web.jpg" width=200 height=266>The </FONT><A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=5" target=_self>Round Rock Public Library</A><FONT face=Verdana> hosts a Tuesday Teen Tech Club from<STRONG> 4:30 to 6 p.m</STRONG>., sponsored by </FONT><A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/redirect.asp?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww%2Etechshop%2Ews%2Faustin_round_rock%2Ehtml" target=_self>TechShop</A><FONT face=Verdana> in Round Rock.</FONT><P>Each month we will work on a tech project. We have a special incentive for those who attend 3 out of the 4 programs from September through December. </P><P>At our&nbsp;second &nbsp;program we will make a an amplified mini guitar that really<EM> rocks</EM>!</P><P><STRONG>Limited to 10 attendees</STRONG>. Please email <A href="mailto:%20&amp;#106;&amp;#100;&amp;#97;&amp;#110;&amp;#99;&amp;#101;&amp;#64;&amp;#114;&amp;#111;&amp;#117;&amp;#110;&amp;#100;&amp;#114;&amp;#111;&amp;#99;&amp;#107;&amp;#116;&amp;#101;&amp;#120;&amp;#97;&amp;#115;&amp;#46;&amp;#103;&amp;#111;&amp;#118;?subject=Jane">Jane</A> to reserve your spot.</P><P>Ages 12-18.</P> http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=9&recordid=27185 <p> Halloween Party at the Library <b><i>Costumes, books, and fun--oh my!--for toddlers and preschoolers</i></b><br/> <p><b>Date</b>: 10/29/2014<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>The <A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=5" target=_self>Round Rock Public Library</A> <A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=162" target=_self>Youth Services Department</A> invites you to the Halloween Parties for&nbsp;ages 18 months -&nbsp;6 years&nbsp;this week:</P><UL><LI>Monday, Oct. 27,&nbsp;6:30 p.m. <EM>*with a guest artist from <A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/redirect.asp?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww%2Ebaldoparty%2Ecom%2F" target=_self>Baldo Face Painting</A>!</EM><LI>Wednesday, Oct. 29, 10:30 a.m. <LI>Thursday, Oct. 30, 10:30 a.m.</LI></UL><P>We'll read stories, sing songs, and give each other treats. Costumes are welcome! </P><P>Please pre-register at the Children's Desk beginning October 12&nbsp;so we can&nbsp;plan to accommodate everyone. </P><P>In addition, please&nbsp;plan to bring 24 individual treats to pass out, and one&nbsp;platter of goodies to eat at the party. </P><P>Our friends at <A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/redirect.asp?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww%2Eprimroseschools%2Ecom%2Fschools%2Fround-rock-forest-creek" target=_self>Primrose School of Round Rock at Forest Creek</A>&nbsp;are donating&nbsp;plates, napkins, cups and drinks--thank you!</P><P>For more&nbsp;kid-friendly adventures,&nbsp;check out the City's <A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=9&amp;recordid=27124" target=_self>Fall Fun Festival</A>&nbsp;Thursday, Oct. 31 in Old Settler's Park.</P><P>Our <A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=9&amp;recordid=27169" target=_self>Babytime Halloween Party</A> will be Friday, Oct. 31 at 9:30 a.m. </P> http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=9&recordid=27167 <p> Tween Crafts: Mini Pumpkin Decorating at the Library <b><i>RRISD Early Release fun for tweens</i></b><br/> <p><b>Date</b>: 10/29/2014<br/> <b>Time</b>: 2:30 PM<br/> <b>Location</b>: Round Rock Public Library<br/> <b>Cost</b>: Free<br/> <b>Description</b>: <P>It is Round Rock ISD early release! 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> on <STRONG>Wednesday, Oct. 29,</STRONG> for some crafternoon fun. </P><P>Join us in <STRONG>Meeting Room A</STRONG> at <STRONG>2:30 p.m.</STRONG> to&nbsp;design and decorate your own mini pumpkin. Crafters&nbsp;may&nbsp;take thier decorated pumpkin home or enter their creation&nbsp;in the library literary pumpkin decorating contest for a chance to win a prize!&nbsp;</P><P><STRONG>Please Note:</STRONG>&nbsp; There is no pre-registration for this event, however,&nbsp;space is on a first come/first served basis. </P><P>Thank you to <A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/redirect.asp?url=http%3A%2F%2Fhulafrog%2Ecom%2Fround-rock-georgetown-tx%2F" target=_self>Hulafrog</A>&nbsp;for providing pumpkins for this fun-filled event!</P> http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=9&recordid=26581 <p> Early Release Games and Crafts <p><b>Date</b>: 10/29/2014<br/> <b>Time</b>: 3:00 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/spider_purple_web.jpg" width=200 height=156>The <A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=5" target=_self>Round Rock Public Library</A> will host an&nbsp;early release day Games and Crafts meeting featuring games and halloween-themed duct tape crafts from <STRONG>3 to 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 29</STRONG>.</P><P><FONT color=#000000></FONT>&nbsp;</P> http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=9&recordid=27186 <p> Halloween Party at the Library <b><i>Costumes, books, and fun--oh my!--for toddlers and preschoolers</i></b><br/> <p><b>Date</b>: 10/30/2014<br/> <b>Time</b>: 10:30 AM<br/> <b>Location</b>: Round Rock Public Library<br/> <b>Cost</b>: Free<br/> <b>Description</b>: <P>The <A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=5" target=_self>Round Rock Public Library</A> <A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=162" target=_self>Youth Services Department</A> invites you to the Halloween Parties for&nbsp;ages 18 months -&nbsp;6 years&nbsp;this week:</P><UL><LI>Monday, Oct. 27,&nbsp;6:30 p.m. <EM>*with a guest artist from </EM><A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/redirect.asp?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww%2Ebaldoparty%2Ecom%2F" target=_self><EM>Baldo Face Painting</EM></A><EM>!</EM><LI>Wednesday, Oct. 29, 10:30 a.m. <LI>Thursday, Oct. 30, 10:30 a.m.</LI></UL><P>We'll read stories, sing songs, and give each other treats. Costumes are welcome! </P><P>Please pre-register at the Children's Desk beginning October 12 so we can plan to accommodate everyone. </P><P>In addition, please&nbsp;plan to bring 24 individual treats to pass out, and one&nbsp;platter of goodies to eat at the party. </P><P>Our friends at <A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/redirect.asp?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww%2Eprimroseschools%2Ecom%2Fschools%2Fround-rock-forest-creek" target=_self>Primrose School of Round Rock at Forest Creek</A>&nbsp;are donating&nbsp;plates, napkins, cups and drinks--thank you!</P><P>For more&nbsp;kid-friendly adventures,&nbsp;check out the City's <A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=9&amp;recordid=27124" target=_self>Fall Fun Festival</A>&nbsp;Thursday, Oct. 31 in Old Settler's Park.</P><P>Our <A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=9&amp;recordid=27169" target=_self>Babytime Halloween Party</A> will be Friday, Oct. 31 at 9:30 a.m. </P> http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=9&recordid=27165 <p> Baby Costume Party at the Library <b><i>Storytime fun for ages birth - 18 months</i></b><br/> <p><b>Date</b>: 10/31/2014<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>The <A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=5" target=_self>Round Rock Public Library</A> presents a special Halloween&nbsp;<A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=165" target=_self>Babytime</A>&nbsp;party for our&nbsp;littlest guests, ages 18 months and younger.</P><P class=eventcontent>Costumes are welcome. Come ready to laugh, play, and be overwhelmed by all the cuteness in Room C. No pre-registration is required.</P><P class=eventcontent>Older kids can enjoy&nbsp;the <A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=9&amp;recordid=27166" target=_self>Library's parties&nbsp;on Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday</A>--they'll need to pre-register for those parties, though. </P><P class=eventcontent>The costumed fun for all ages continues&nbsp;at the City's <A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=9&amp;recordid=27124" target=_self>Fall Fun Festival</A> in Old Settler's Park, where the activities include several&nbsp;short storytime sessions presented by&nbsp;the Library's&nbsp;<A href="http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=162" target=_self>Youth Services staff</A>&nbsp;Friday, Oct. 31.</P> http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=9&recordid=27169 <p> Curso Básico Gratis de Computadora <b><i>Free Basic Computer Class in Spanish</i></b><br/> <p><b>Date</b>: 10/31/2014<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=24081 <p> Bow Wow Read to a Dog Program <b><i>For ages preschool to middle school</i></b><br/> <p><b>Date</b>: 11/1/2014<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="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=27170 <p> Family Storytime at the Library at 11 a.m. <b><i>Saturday storytime for all ages</i></b><br/> <p><b>Date</b>: 11/1/2014<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=26943 <p>