Round Rock Public Library

Tween Maker Club: fun with circuits (preregistration) (ages 8-12)

The Round Rock Public Library will host a Tween Maker Club meeting on Thursday, November 15, 2018 for kids ages 8-12. Participants will experiment, craft, and create with Squishy Circuit kits and Little Bits components — Learn electrical basics through easy-to-use circuitry. Join us at 4:30 pm in Meeting Room B.

Please Note:

This program is for children ages 8-12 only.  Limited seating for caregivers and younger siblings who wish to observe will be available in the back of the room. Only attending participants must preregister. Online registration is required and starts Thursday, November 1, 2018 at 9 am. Those who arrive more than five minutes late may forfeit their space(s). If you cannot attend, please cancel your reservation via Eventbrite or call 512-218-3275.

Tween Book Club (ages 9-12)

The Round Rock Public Library will host a Tween Book Club meeting on the second Thursday of every month from 4:30 – 5:15 pm.  Join us in Meeting Room B for a book discussion, snacks and book themed games/crafts. 

Fall Book Club Schedule: 

For more information or to request a copy of this month’s book:

Please contact Amy German, 512.218.7034.

Please Note:

The Round Rock Public Library Tween Book Club meets the second Thursday of every month. While book club selections are chosen specifically for, and by,  tweens ages 9-12, parents may still wish to review the content for appropriateness for his/her child. 

Adulting 101 for Teens – Wildlife rescue and rehabilitation (teens only, ages 12-18)

 

Welcome to Adulting 101 for Teens, a series of programs to help teens develop life skills to transition to adulthood. We will have presenters on topics in the fall series from September-December.

The Round Rock Public Library and All Things Wild welcomes teens to a program to learn about wildlife rescue and rehabilitation, on Tuesday, November 6 at 6:30 pm.

Roger Rucker will tell us about All Things Wild  and the work they do. He will talk about what to do if you find an injured or orphaned wild animal, and what not to do. He will also share information on how to become a wildlife rehabber. If we have time her will talk about a program called Central Texas Owls. 

Roger has a Masters Degree in Zoology and has been a wildlife rehabber and educator for ten years. He did education programs in Kansas with live raptors that had permanent injures.  All Things Wild does not have a permit yet to rehab raptors, but they hope to get one by next year.

For more information please contact Jane Dance, 512.218.7012. 

We thank Roger Rucker and All Things Wild for making this program possible.

 

 

Book Character Pumpkin Decorating Contest at the Library

The Round Rock Public Library is hosting a Book Character Pumpkin Decorating Contest that begins on Wednesday, October 24, 2018 and lasts through noon on Wednesday, October 31, 2018.

Decorate a pumpkin (or gourd) as a book character or with a literary theme and drop it off at the Round Rock Public Library children’s desk for display from October 24 – October 31. Library staff will vote for the best literary pumpkins on Wednesday, October 31, 2018. The winners will receive a Barnes and Noble gift card!

Contest Rules:

  • The library cannot accept carved pumpkin submissions. Only painted and/or decorated whole pumpkin submissions may be entered into the contest.
  • Submissions will not be accepted before Wednesday, October 24, 2018 at 9 am.
  • All contest submissions must be accompanied by a Pumpkin Entry Form – 2018.
  • Contest submissions must be turned into library staff by Wednesday, October 31, 2018 at noon. Late pumpkin submissions will not be accepted.
  • One winner will be chosen from each of the following age categories: young kids (ages 7 and under) & tweens (ages 8-12).
  • All pumpkins must be picked up by noon Thursday, November 1, 2018. Pumpkins that are not picked up by this time will be disposed of.

For more information, please contact Amy German, (512) 218-7034.

Tween Maker Club: Sticky Fingers Cooking Class (ages 8-12) (preregistration)

Let your child release their inner chef! Sticky Fingers Cooking is excited to join Round Rock Public Library at the Tween Maker Club on October 18, 2018 at 4:30 pm.

Preregister to prepare and eat a delicious classic Sticky Fingers Cooking recipe all while learning to cook in a fun, engaging, hands-on and real-world way. Join a professional Chef Instructor to learn kitchen skills, food culture, geography and science while emphasizing each area of cooking as students prepare (and eat!) an incredible culinary creation. 

Eventbrite - Tween Maker Club: Sticky Fingers Cooking Class (ages 8-12) (preregistration)

Please Note:

Please be aware that food will be served at this program. Persons with food allergies are responsible for monitoring refreshments served at the Library. Responsibility for monitoring minors rests with the parent/guardian/custodial caregiver. This program is for children ages 8-12 only.  Limited seating for caregivers and younger siblings who wish to observe will be available in the back of the room. Only attending participants must preregister. Online registration is required and starts Thursday, October 4, 2018 at 9 am. Those who arrive more than five minutes late may forfeit their space(s). If you cannot attend, please cancel your reservation via Eventbrite or call 512-218-3275.

Teen Book Club (ages 12-18): Discuss your current favorite books

The Round Rock Public Library Teen Book Club meets the third Tuesday of every month. Join us in The Teen Room at 6:30 PM, October 16.

2018 Teen Book Club Selections (selected by teens at the November 2017 book club)

Please Note:While book club selections are chosen specifically for teens ages 12-18, parents may still wish to review the content for appropriateness for their child/teen.

For More Information:

Contact Jane Dance at 512.218.7012

Tween Book Club (ages 9-12)

The Round Rock Public Library will host a Tween Book Club meeting on the second Thursday of every month from 4:30 – 5:15 pm.  Join us in Meeting Room B for a book discussion, snacks and book themed games/crafts. 

Fall Book Club Schedule: 

For more information or to request a copy of this month’s book:

Please contact Amy German, 512.218.7034.

Please Note:

The Round Rock Public Library Tween Book Club meets the second Thursday of every month. While book club selections are chosen specifically for, and by,  tweens ages 9-12, parents may still wish to review the content for appropriateness for his/her child. 

Storytime Performance: WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE

The Round Rock Public Library welcomes Happy Face storyteller Lizzy Samples on Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at 9:30 am and 10:30 am.  Lizzy will lead us on a fun performance of Where The Wild Things Are, taking the place of our normal Preschool Storytime, Toddlertime and Babytime programs. Join us as we bring this classic children’s storybook to life!

This free, 20-30 minute event is appropriate for babies, toddlers and preschoolers. 

For more information:

Please contact the Children’s Reference Desk, 512.218.3275.

 

Storytime Performance: WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE

The Round Rock Public Library welcomes Happy Face storyteller Lizzy Samples on Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at 9:30 am and 10:30 am.  Lizzy will lead us on a fun performance of Where The Wild Things Are, taking the place of our normal Preschool Storytime, Toddlertime and Babytime programs. Join us as we bring this classic children’s storybook to life!

This free, 20-30 minute event is appropriate for babies, toddlers and preschoolers. 

For more information:

Please contact the Children’s Reference Desk, 512.218.3275.

 

Adulting 101 for Teens – Yoga for stress relief and relaxation (teens only, ages 12-18) (preregistration)

Welcome to Adulting 101 for Teens, a series of programs to help teens develop life skills to transition to adulthood. We will have presenters on topics in the fall series from September-December.

The Round Rock Public Library and The Yoga Room, Round Rock welcome teens to a yoga class with instructor Bridgid Bibbens on Tuesday, October 2 at 6:30 pm.

Teens, ages 12-18, will earn how to increase stamina, strength, and flexibility, with a focus on stress relief and relaxation.

We thank The Yoga Room for making this event possible.

For more information please contact Jane Dance, 512.218.7012. 

This event is PREREGISTRATION ONLY.  Please arrive early!    Those who arrive more than five minutes late may forfeit their space(s).  Also, if you cannot attend, please cancel your reservation via Eventbrite or call 512.218.3275. Online registration will start at 12:00 pm, Tuesday September 18.