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Pause and Play with the storytime librarians

The words Pause & Play With A Book Round Rock Public Library on a green sunburst patternThe words Pause and Play Round Rock Public Library against a blue starburst backgroundThe storytime librarians share a short video to share a fun rhyme, song, or book.* 

New videos are uploaded onto a playlist at the official City of Round Rock YouTube channel, then shared on Facebook and (as of mid-May) Instagram IGTV Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m.

You’re welcome to connect with the librarians via email: Ms. Andrea (Toddlertime) and Ms. Jane (Preschool Storytime).


*Some book readings must be removed from public view shortly after they are posted, according to the requirements of each individual publisher.
 
We respect the creative community, we are grateful to the special accommodations the publishers are offering during this time when we cannot gather for in-person storytimes, and we urge everyone to be mindful of copyright.

Pause and Play with the storytime librarians

The words Pause & Play With A Book Round Rock Public Library on a green sunburst patternThe words Pause and Play Round Rock Public Library against a blue starburst backgroundThe storytime librarians share a short video to share a fun rhyme, song, or book.* 

New videos are uploaded onto a playlist at the official City of Round Rock YouTube channel, then shared on Facebook and (as of mid-May) Instagram IGTV Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m.

You’re welcome to connect with the librarians via email: Ms. Andrea (Toddlertime) and Ms. Jane (Preschool Storytime).


*Some book readings must be removed from public view shortly after they are posted, according to the requirements of each individual publisher.
 
We respect the creative community, we are grateful to the special accommodations the publishers are offering during this time when we cannot gather for in-person storytimes, and we urge everyone to be mindful of copyright.

Pause and Play with the storytime librarians

The words Pause & Play With A Book Round Rock Public Library on a green sunburst patternThe words Pause and Play Round Rock Public Library against a blue starburst backgroundThe storytime librarians share a short video to share a fun rhyme, song, or book.* 

New videos are uploaded onto a playlist at the official City of Round Rock YouTube channel, then shared on Facebook and (as of mid-May) Instagram IGTV Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m.

You’re welcome to connect with the librarians via email: Ms. Andrea (Toddlertime) and Ms. Jane (Preschool Storytime).


*Some book readings must be removed from public view shortly after they are posted, according to the requirements of each individual publisher.
 
We respect the creative community, we are grateful to the special accommodations the publishers are offering during this time when we cannot gather for in-person storytimes, and we urge everyone to be mindful of copyright.

Virtual LEGO® Robotics (preregistration) (ages 10-14)

Join us online to build and explore with LEGO® WeDo robotic kits. Participants will build a Smart Spinner, a spinner mechanism that is motorized to spin a top and release it, while using a motion sensor to turn the motor on and off.

Registered participants will check out a robotics kit with their library card. You will build the spinning robot at home and use LEGO drag and drop coding to make the robot move. We will meet virtually on Monday, September 14, 2020 at 4:30 pm to answer questions and show off your robotic creations.

Please Note:

• Online preregistration is required. Registration starts Monday, August 31, 2020 at 9 am.
• This event is for ages 10-14 only. Registration is limited to 6 participants.
• Only one kit may be checked out per household.
• Participants must possess a free library card. The robotics kit will be checked out to you upon pick-up.
• Robotics kits will be checked out for 10 days only. The kits must be returned to the Children’s Reference Desk. There will be no renewals or extensions.
• Kits will be available for pick-up at the Children’s Reference Desk starting Monday, September 7, 2020.

Tween Book Club (ages 8-12) (preregistration)

The Round Rock Library Public Library will host a tween book club on Thursday, September 10, 2020 at 4:30 pm. Tweens are invited to meet virtually and discuss the book “Artemis Fowl“.

Books will be available for library pick-up for all registered attendees. If registration is full and you are interested in joining the event, please contact Amy German at: amygerman@roundrocktexas.gov.

Please Note:

While book club selections are chosen specifically for tweens, parents may still wish to review the content for appropriateness for his/her child. For more information, please contact the children’s reference desk at 512.218.3275.

Pause and Play with the storytime librarians

The words Pause & Play With A Book Round Rock Public Library on a green sunburst patternThe words Pause and Play Round Rock Public Library against a blue starburst backgroundThe storytime librarians share a short video to share a fun rhyme, song, or book.* 

New videos are uploaded onto a playlist at the official City of Round Rock YouTube channel, then shared on Facebook and (as of mid-May) Instagram IGTV Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m.

You’re welcome to connect with the librarians via email: Ms. Andrea (Toddlertime) and Ms. Jane (Preschool Storytime).


*Some book readings must be removed from public view shortly after they are posted, according to the requirements of each individual publisher.
 
We respect the creative community, we are grateful to the special accommodations the publishers are offering during this time when we cannot gather for in-person storytimes, and we urge everyone to be mindful of copyright.

Scratch Programming with Fun 2 Learn Code (ages 8-12) (preregistration)

The Round Rock Public Library and Fun 2 Learn Code will host virtual Scratch computer programming classes for kids ages 8-12. Participants will build a fun race game as they learn to code using Scratch, a visual programming language for kids designed by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.  

Please Note: Online preregistration in required. Online class size is limited to 10 students.  If you cannot attend, please cancel your reservation via Eventbrite or call 512-218-3275.