Adultish Holiday Craft Crawl

 

Visit the library this December for some holiday crafting fun! Make DIY gifts that you can give to practically anyone. We’ll have supplies on hand to make sugar scrub, hot chocolate kits, and more! This event is on Dec. 14 at 7 p.m. Library doors will be open at 6:45 p.m.

This event is free and open to adults ages 18+. For more information, call the library at 512.930.3551, or email us at library@georgetown.org.

GPL Cinema April

GPL Cinema presents two films in the month of April! Visit the library on April 6 at 6:30 p.m. for Dunkirk, and then again on April 20 at 4 p.m. for My Little Pony. The library will have popcorn on hand, you just need to show up and enjoy the films. Both screenings are completely FREE and open to the public.

 

GPL Cinema in March

GPL Cinema is screening the Oscar nominated rom-com The Big Sick next month! This screening will be on March 2 at 6:30 p.m. We’ll have popcorn and water on hand. This screening is free and open to the public.

 

February GPL Cinema

GPL Cinema is back for 2018 with two titles: Loving on February 16 at 6:30 p.m., and Lego Ninjago for the kiddos on February 9 at 4 p.m.

 

  

Popcorn will be readily available! Screenings are completely free and open to the public.

Adultish is getting crafty…with coffee!

The library is hosting a new creative event for adults in February called Coffee and Crafts! Each session we’ll have a different craft along with staff and supplies to try it out. On February 7 at 6:30 p.m., we’ll have all the supplies on hand to make the perfect DIY Valentine’s card for your sweetheart. Enjoy a hot cup of coffee and make a craft!

This event is free, open to the public, and for ages 18+. For any questions, please contact the library at 512.930.3551.

Bad Weather Closures, Service Outages, & Delays

Due to inclement weather, GoGeo bus service and WOW!mobile bookmobile service is suspended for 1/16/18.

In the case of the WOW!mobile, items will be delivered at a future stop. Any overdue fines accrued due to this outage will be waived. Please contact the library with any questions or comments you might have. You can reach us during regular operating hours at 512.930.3551.

We will update this post with any future closures due to the weather. Stay safe and warm out there!

Holiday Hours in December

The library will begin holiday hours on December 18. The building will close at 6 p.m. through the new year, resuming normal hours on 1/2/18. The library will closed for the holiday on December 24, 25, & 26, as well as New Year’s Day.

No items are due these days. You can always renew items via the catalog at catalog.georgetown.org. Contact the library at 512.930.3551 if you have any questions. We hope you have a wonderful holiday season.

Adultish: Holiday Craft Crawl

It’s hard enough to shop for all your family and friends this holiday season. Come to this Adultish Holiday Craft Crawl for some fun and easy DIY gifts. We’ll paint wineglasses, make bath salts, sugar scrubs, and more! We’ll be crafting the night away on December 15 from 6-8 p.m. This program is free and open to anyone over the age of 18.

Holiday Spirits Tasting

Join us for a little holiday cheer! The library will be hosting a tasting of wine, beer, and cider in preparation for the holidays. We’ll cover food and snack pairings with each beverage, and even throw in some holiday survival tips . Due to the nature of this program, only ages 21+ will be allowed. I.D.s are required for entrance. Registration is required due to limited availability. Register here to secure your spot!

Adult…ish. Programs for the grown ups are coming this October!

Are you an adult that wants your own library programs? We are launching a new initiative this fall, called Adultish. Full of programs for those over the age of 18, we’ll have events planned with your needs in mind. October will see a special costume construction party, with ideas and staff on hand to help you make the perfect DIY costume this fall. We’ll screen the hilarious What We Do in the Shadows to round out this Halloween themed program.

We’ll announce more events as we plan them. For more information, contact the library at library@georgetown.org, call us at 512-930-3551, or TEXT us at 512-686-7247.

Graphic Novel Book Club October 18th 2017

We’ll be meeting at Roots on October 18th at 6 P.M. Our theme is scary stories, so any creepy graphic novel is good to read. We’ll have food and giveaways, so bring your friends!

This club is free and open to the public. Adult themes are discussed, so ages 18+ is recommended.

 

GPL Cinema for October: Ghostbusters & Halloweentown

GPL Cinema has two showings for the month of October! Ghostbusters on October 6 at 6:30 p.m. and Halloweentown on October 13 at 4 p.m. We’ll have popcorn for snacking, as usual! These screenings are free and open to the public. Discretion is advised for Ghostbusters, but Halloweentown is all ages.

September Graphic Novel Book Club

Graphic Novel Book Club will be back at Roots Bistro on September 20 at 6 p.m. to talk about what we’re reading! We don’t have a theme this month, so read whatever you would like. This book club is adult oriented and will be discussing adult themes using appropriate language. This book club is recommended ages 18+, free, and open to the public.

 

 

August Graphic Novel Book Club

The Graphic Novel Book Club is ready with another installment for August. We’ll meet at Roots Bistro on August 16 from 6-7 p.m. In honor of August being the back to school month, we’re reading junior graphic novels this month! Any graphic novel aimed at the middle school crowd would be perfect for this month. Titles such as Phoebe and Her Unicorn, Robot Dreams, or Lumberjanes are good places to start.

This book club is for adults, and adult language and themes may be discussed. As such, this book club is recommended for ages 18+.

Star Wars…in the park!

The library has partnered with the Georgetown Parks and Recreation department to bring you Star Wars! We’ll be screening Star Wars: The Force Awakens in the San Gabriel Park soccer fields on September 16 at 6:30 p.m. Bring a blanket or a comfy chair. We’ll have fun pre-show crafts and the film will begin at sunset. This event is free, all ages, and open to the public. Costumes are encouraged.

Summer Film Fest

It’s been a great summer here at the GPL, and to celebrate the end of summer reading, we’re hosting a summer film festival! This month we’re also going to see a partial solar eclipse, so we’re showing some out of this world space movies.

We’ve got Lilo & Stitch, Space Buddies, Men in Black, and not to be stopped-Guardians of the Galaxy! Each screening is free, all ages, and open to the public. We’ll also have a limited amount of eclipse viewing glasses for you to take home at each screening. We want to see you there!

Text the GPL!

The Georgetown Public Library is excited to offer a great new service: texting! Text us at 512.686.7247 and we can help you with your account, reference questions, or more! Need to know if you can get a study room?Want to know if you can place the next season of Game of Thrones on hold? Send us a text. We’ll answer as quick as possible.

As long as the building is open, we’re monitoring this service. Texts after hours will be answered as soon as possible on the next business day. Go ahead, try it out!

FREE Health Checks on July 29/Un día de servicios médicos gratis 29 de julio

Seton Medical Center in Round Rock is offering FREE health checkups on July 29, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Seton Medical Center Williamson (201 Seton Parkway, Round Rock). These health checkups are completely free, and you need no insurance.

These health checks will cover medical care for adults and children, as well as dental, vision, behavioral, and prescription care. Community resource details and contact information will be available at the same event. This event is open to the public, and is first come, first served until 4 p.m.

For more information, visit Seton.net/MedicalMission.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Algunas personas no pueden obtener la atención médica que necesitan. Médicos, enfermeras, y socios de la comunidad proporcionar servicios médicos gratis. También te daremos recomendaciones para sequir su tratamiento.

Servicios Gratis*

  • Servicios médicos para niños y adultos
  • Ayuda con medicamentos recetados
  • Servicios dentales para adultos (urgencias, no limpiezas)
  • Examenes de salud Mental
  • Conexión a recursos de la Comunidad
  • Vacunas y examenes físicos para participar en deportes
  • Examenes de vista para niños y Adultos / Anteojos
  • Ayuda espiritual
  • Detección de cáncer de piel

* Todos los servicios son gratis. No se requiere seguro. Los servicios se daran en la orden de llegada hasta 4 p.m. terminando al las 4 p.m.

 

Graphic Novel Book Club July 19

We’re back with another Graphic Novel Book Club at Roots Bistro on July 19 at 6 p.m. We’ll have food, giveaways, and talk about what we’ve read this month. The theme for July is adaptations, so any classic book that has been adapted to the graphic novel format is welcome! If you haven’t read any adaptations recently, don’t worry about it! Show up and talk about the latest comic you’ve read.

Adult themes will be discussed, so this book club is ages 18+. This event is free and open to the public. We’ll see you at Roots on the 19th!

Ka-POW! Graphic Novel Book Club

Are you an adult who loves graphic novels and wants to talk about them? Come to our Graphic Novel Book Club at Roots Bistro on June 21 at 6 p.m.!

We’ll have free appetizers and library staff on hand to get the discussion started. This book club has no required reading! That’s right, just show up and talk about the books you love. We’re ages 18+, so we might be discussing some adult themes. This book club is free and open to the public. We look forward to seeing you at Roots!

New Parenting Collection

parents-coll-survey2As part of the Georgetown Public Library’s participation in the Family Place Libraries program, the Library is developing a brand new Parenting Collection! This Parenting Collection will offer books and other materials about child development, early learning, and parenting skills. We want to build a collection that truly supports our community, so we are seeking your input.

This survey takes about five minutes to complete, and your participation would greatly help Library staff as we prepare our new Parenting Collection. Your answers will be kept confidential.

This survey is meant for parents with children under the age of 13. Parents, help us build a collection that helps you!

Take our survey here!

 

Summer Reading Program Finale

It’s happening! The end of summer reading is here. Come to the San Gabriel Community Center in the park this Tuesday the 26th at 10:30 AM.

We’ll have carnival games, refreshments, and maybe even dunk Ms. Bethni in a dunk tank. The winner of the iPad mini drawing will also be announced at this time.

No tickets are needed for this event. Grab your friends and celebrate the end of summer reading with the GPL crew!

 

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GPL Cinema

Calling all film buffs, aficionados, and popcorn lovers! We’re starting a new series of film screenings at the library, aptly titled GPL Cinema.

Screenings are free and open to the public, taking place on Friday nights throughout the summer and fall at 6:30 PM. On August 5th, we’ll start off with the Audrey Hepburn and Fred Astaire classic, Funny Face.

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This screening is all ages. We’ll see you there-popcorn in hand!