Noon Year’s Eve

Happy Noon Year! Join us on Saturday, December 29 at 11:30 am for a Noon Year’s Eve celebration. We will countdown to noon, followed by a balloon drop and treats!

Event is free and open to children of all ages. Meet us on the second floor in the Hewlett Room. For more information, call the library at 512.930.3551.

Tween Halloween Cupcake War Winners

Thank you to everyone who came out to compete in the Tween Halloween Cupcake Wars! A special thank you to our judges who not only did an excellent job evaluating each cupcake, but also came up with our special bonus round.

There was an amazing variety of cupcake decorations, including Frankenstein, a Weeping Angel, and, of course, pumpkins! Here are the teams who received top marks:

  • Spooky Stories: Jack-O-Lanterns
  • Anything Halloween: Pumpkin Smashers and Jack-O-Lanterns
  • Clowns: Vampirettes, The Spiders, and Mad Scientists

Congratulations to our winners!

Please contact Library Assistant Elisabeth Aulwurm with any questions at elisabeth.aulwurm@georgetown.org or 512-819-3133.

Adult Summer Reading Program

This year, the Georgetown Public Library will be holding an Adult Summer Reading Program for adults ages 18+.

Complete 3 of the following SRP challenges for the chance to win the Adult Summer Reading Program prize…a Kindle Fire tablet! You could also win SRP swag such as shirts, bags, and more. Stop by the main desk to ask for a challenge card and entry form. You can only enter once, but you don’t have to be present to win. Drawing will be at the finale event on August 8.

  • Read a music biography
  • Watch a musical or movie about musician
  • Attend an Adult Summer Reading event
  • Attend any adult programming
  • Check out a library format you’ve never used before
  • Attend a Live Music at the Library event
  • Visit Second Hand Prose
  • Check out a music CD

Pick up the Adult Summer Reading Program brochure, complete your challenges, and turn in your raffle ticket at the circulation desk for a change to win prizes including shirts, a Bluetooth speaker, and a Kindle Fire! The prize drawing will be held on Wednesday, August 8. You do not need to be present to win.

ADULT SUMMER READING EVENTS

All events are free and open the public ages 18+. Please contact the library at (512) 930-3551 for more information.

Wednesday, June 13 at 6 PM: DIY Music Craft
Join us to craft music inspired ceramic coasters. We’ll also have coloring sheets and coffee.

Wednesday, July 11 at 6 PM: Miss Sharon Jones! Screening
Watch this award-winning documentary following Sharon Jones as she records her last album. Popcorn provided.

Wednesday, August 8 at 6 PM: Music Trivia and Prize Drawing
Ready to show off your musical smarts? Compete as a team or solo in a music trivia game for a chance to win some SRP swag. Snacks provided.

Spring Break at the Library

It may still be under 50 degrees outside, but Spring Break is just around the corner! The week will be jam-packed with fun! We’ll start the week with stories and rhymes read to us by Mother Goose. The next day, Matt Sandbank’s Shadow Factory will deliver a performance filled with pirates, adventure, and reading! And last, but not least, Lego Day is back by popular demand. There will even be a video tournament especially for tweens ages 9-12. All events are free, so stop on by and have some fun at the library!  Note: There is no storytime this week.

Tuesday, March 10, 2018 at 10:30 am

Stories and Rhymes with Mother Goose

Thank you to the Texas Commission on the Arts for providing funding for this event. Texas Commission on the ArtsAccessible Sitemap

Wednesday, March 14, 2018 at 10:30 am

Matt Sandbank’s Shadow Factory presents The Legend of Walter Weirdbeard: ARRRRR! is for Reading”

Thursday, March 15, 2018 from 10 am-12 pm

Lego Day with Learning Fun 101 Drop in to build, create, and race Legos! Learning Fun 101 will be accepting food donations for local food banks.

Friday, March 13, 2018 at 1 pm

Bring your skills and see who reigns supreme at the Tween Super Smash Bros. Video Game Tournament. Event is free and open to tweens ages 9-12.  You can register at the kids’ desk or online at www.bit.ly/tweenssb.