holidays

Coppélia ballet and other works at Storytime (ages 3-6)

The Round Rock Library invites preschoolers (ages 3-6) to a special Storytime featuring Metamorphosis Dance with excerpts from Coppélia and other works. See the dancers in action, and enjoy a photo session with them afterwards. Some previous visitors to performances have even collected autographs!

Pre-registration is not required unless you are bringing a group of six or more children.

For more information or to register a group, please contact Jane Dance, (512) 218-7012.

 

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 32nd Annual Commemorative Walk & Celebration

On Saturday, Jan. 19 from 1 to 3:30 p.m., the Round Rock Black History Organization, with participation from the Round Rock Independent School District, and support from First Baptist Church of Round Rock is presenting the 32nd Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Celebration.

The celebration includes a commemorative walk followed by a program at the First Baptist Church of Round Rock, located at 306 Round Rock Ave in Round Rock. The walk depends on the weather.

The commemorative walk is tentatively scheduled to begin at the City of Round Rock McConico Building, at 301 W. Bagdad Ave. Parade participants and marchers, led by an ROTC Color Guard from Hutto High School, and a drumline from Cedar Ridge High School of Round Rock ISD, will assemble at 1 p.m., and begin the march promptly at 1:30 p.m. The march will last approximately 15 minutes and will end at the First Baptist Church.

A program with speakers and entertainment will be held at the First Baptist Church beginning at 2 p.m. The program will feature The Levites, an acclaimed gospel group. According to their website “they’ve appeared multiple times at The House of Blues, SXSW music festival, Austin City Limits, Trinity Broadcasting Network, The Word Network, T.D. Jakes’ MegaFest Conference, and much more, “The Levites are proud sponsors and representatives of: Compassion International, World Vision, St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, InterVarsity, and Urbana Missions.”

The program will also include students from the CD Fulkes Middle School Choir from Round Rock ISD, and the Praise Dancers of Sweet Home Baptist Church. The emcees will be The Honorable Hilda Montgomery, City Council of Round Rock, and Ed Hardin, Executive Director of the Dr. James Polk Academy of Arts and Technology.

The Guest Speaker will be Tina Steiner, from Round Rock ISD. Tina was appointed Commissioner of the Round Rock Housing Authority in March 2017. Tina is a member of El Amistad Club, NCC Truancy Diversion Intake Advisor, Chamber Of Commerce Infrastructure Council, Community Liaison for the Heart of Round Rock, Local Legend Selection Committee, and the Rodeo Austin Ambassador Committee. The Speaker of the Occasion will be Master Bronson Burleson of Sweet Home Baptist Church, in Round Rock.

The public is invited to participate by attending the walk, bringing banners, and attending the program. Attendance is free of charge and all are welcome. Corporate supporters include Round Rock Nissan, Wag A Bag, Henna Chevrolet, and 3M Company. Non-corporate supporters include St. Paul A.M.E., First Baptist Church, Good Hope Missionary Baptist Church, One Way Baptist Church, Sweet Home Baptist Church, Bahai’ Faith of Round Rock, and Round Rock Public Library.

For further information

Call 512-567-6988 or email dhill520@yahoo.com.

Library Closed for New Year’s Day

The Round Rock Public Library will be closed Tuesday, Jan. 1 for New Year’s Day. We will re-open at 9 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 2.

Fines are charged on holidays as well as on the days we are open. There are two book drops available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, on the west side of the building.

Library Closing Early

The Round Rock Public Library will close at 6 p.m. Monday, Dec. 31 and will be closed Tuesday, Jan. 1. We will re-open at 9 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 2.

Fines are charged on holidays as well as on the days we are open. There are two book drops available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, on the west side of the building.

Library Closed for Christmas

The Round Rock Public Library will be closed for Christmas on Monday, Dec. 24 and Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2018. We will resume our regular hours at 9 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 26.

Fines are charged on holidays as well as on the days we are open. There are two book drops available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, on the west side of the building.

Library Closed for Christmas

The Round Rock Public Library will be closed for Christmas on Monday, Dec. 24 and Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2018. We will resume our regular hours at 9 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 26.

Fines are charged on holidays as well as on the days we are open. There are two book drops available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, on the west side of the building.

HomescYule Bash

Get into the holiday spirit and join Stars Of Texas Homeschoolers for some Christmas fun! 

We’ll have games, crafts, music, food and most importantly FRIENDS!

If you’d like to participate in the gift exchange game please bring a wrapped gift that costs less than $5. (If you are able to provide an extra gift, that would be a kind way to make sure every child has a chance to participate.) 

Kids are also encouraged to bring a treat to share.  Hope to see everyone there!  

Puppet show: Jingle Elf’s Gingerbread Man

Visit the Library for one of four free performances of the puppet show Jingle Elf’s Gingerbread Man. Join us in Meeting Room C for some holiday fun!

  • 9:30 a.m.  Wednesday, Dec. 12
  • 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 12
  • 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 13
  • 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 13

This show is best enjoyed by families with children ages 1-7.  

If you plan to attend a morning performance with six or more children, please contact the Children’s Reference Desk at 512-218-3275 so we can plan for a successful visit. 

Puppet show: Jingle Elf’s Gingerbread Man

Visit the Library for one of four free performances of the puppet show Jingle Elf’s Gingerbread Man. Join us in Meeting Room C for some holiday fun!

  • 9:30 a.m.  Wednesday, Dec. 12
  • 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 12
  • 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 13
  • 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 13

This show is best enjoyed by families with children ages 1-7.  

If you plan to attend a morning performance with six or more children, please contact the Children’s Reference Desk at 512-218-3275 so we can plan for a successful visit.