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Here is your chance to say what the library should be doing and how GPL can best communicate with you.  There are two short surveys.  The first survey has questions on what kinds of materials (ex. books, movies, magazines) the library should buy and what types of programs (ex. video

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Teen Open Game Night is back.  Friday January 30 is the first game night of the year from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. in the Hewlett Room at GPL. Teens ages 13-18 are welcome. Play Nintendo Wii and PS2.   We have 2 projectors for bigger than life action and two tv’s. 

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Winter Break FilmFest Face it, you may get bored the second week away from school.  GPL has just the way to spend a few of those hours.  Join us for a film fest showing the Lord of the Ring trilogy movies and the live action Death Note (based on the

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Happy Turkey Day!  In honor of Thanksgiving the Georgetown Public Library will close early on Wednesday November 26th at 6:00 pm.  The library will also be closed Friday November 27th through Sunday November 30th.  The library will reopen with normal business hours on Monday December 1st.  Have a fun and

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I know all you Twilight fans out there don’t need a reminder that the movie is almost here.  According to the official Twilight movie site there are 3 days, 13 hours, and some odd minutes till Bella and Edward are together on the big screen.  Plus, this gives me an

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A little reminder that the monthly Teen Open Game Night will happen this Friday, October 24th from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. in the Hewlett Room at GPL. Teens ages 13-18 are welcome. Play Nintendo Wii and PS2.   We have 2 projectors for bigger than life action and two tv’s.  Show

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Fun With Databases Part II Ok, we know that TexShare databases can help with school work.  There is one more thing you should know about TexShare databases.  That thing is NetLibrary.  NetLibrary contains digital or ebooks.  That is full text books that you access/read online instead of in the print

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The Georgetown Public Library and the San Gabriel Writers’ League are presenting The Georgetown Library Writer’s College this fall and winter.  The Writer’s College is a series of classes designed to expand your powers of observation, imagination, and language. The various classes will provide numerous tips on craft and practices.

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Now we have a little something called Are You Game? Teen Open Gaming. There will be 2 open gaming afternoons in August. The first one is on Wednesday August 13th from 4-6 pm. The second one is Friday August 22nd from 4-6 pm. Show off your moves with DDR and

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I am doing a happy dance right now. Yes, right now as I type, which is really quite difficult.Why am I doing a happy dance? Because, the physical Teen Area @ GPL just got a little bit cooler. The walls are red. The Blik stickers are stuck on the walls.

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Friday May 9th is the last Are You Game? Teen Open Game Night of the school year. Teen Open Game Night will take place from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. in the Hewlett Room at the library. Teens ages 13-18 are welcome. Play Nintendo Wii and PS2. Show off your moves

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The walls in the new teen space are done being painted and look, imho, wonderful. Very, very red. Next come the Blik stickers chosen by members of the library’s Teen Advisory Board (TAB). Look for these to go up in the next week or so. Blik stickers are cool removable

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A little reminder that the monthly Teen Open Game Night will happen this Friday, April 4 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. in the Hewlett Room at the library. Teens ages 13-18 are welcome. Play Nintendo Wii and PS2. Show off your moves with DDR and Guitar Hero. Challenge someone to

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New and improved things are happening for teens at GPL. Right now there is a new physical teen space under way. The area is specifically for teens to hang out, do homework etc. The teen space is located on the first floor by the windows conveniently close to the computers

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The Georgetown Public Library’s one-book, one-community program, Georgetown Reads! will kick off in late March. Already Home, by Susan Mallery, is set in Georgetown and our downtown Square is featured! Copies of the book will be available for checkout beginning in April. Visit the library’s website at library.georgetown.org for full

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What? Dogs in the library? Yes! Stop by, say hi and read to a dog. The dogs will be at the library most Saturdays from 12-2 pm throughout the year. The dogs are cute, friendly, good listeners and love having kids read to them. R.E.A.D. dogs are trained, along with

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Library News

Look at all the fun things happening at the library this week! Kids Tuesday July 25 at 10:30 am is the summer program finale!  So sad, but it’s the end of the Summer Program.  Find out which team won the reading challenge and what color Miss Bethni and Miss Jaime had

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Look at all the fun things happening at the library this week! Kids This week we welcome Lucas Miller on Tuesday June 20 at 10:30 am. Lucas Miller the Singing Zoologist will sing zany songs and teach us about animals. Best for ages 5+ Tickets are required.  Due to limited space, FREE tickets for

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Library News

Look at all the fun things happening at the library this week! Kids This week we welcome Mr. Johnny and Sharon on Tuesday July 20 at 10:30 am for music, dancing, and interactive fun. All Ages Tickets are required.  Due to limited space, FREE tickets for each performance will be issued beginning at

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Library News

Look at all the fun things happening at the library this week! Kids No program this week.  The library will be closed on Tuesday July 4 to Celebrate Independence Day.  Have a fun and safe holiday. Tweens  (Ages 9-12) Wednesday July 5 at 1:00 pm is the tween Nature Club.  Summer

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Look at all the fun things happening at the library this week! Kids This week we welcome Safari Greg on Tuesday June 27 at 10:30 am. Safari Greg blends wild animals and magic for a furrtastic time.  All Ages. Tickets are required.  Due to limited space, FREE tickets for each performance will be

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Library News

Look at all the fun things happening at the library this week! Kids This week we welcome Mad Science on Tuesday June 20 at 10:30 am. A Mad Scientist brings science experiments and lots of fun to the library.  Best for ages 5+ Tickets are required.  Due to limited space, FREE tickets for each

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General InfoLibrary News

Kids This week we have music and fun with Mr. Bus Driver Man Sir & Her.  All Ages. Tickets are required.  Due to limited space, FREE tickets for each performance will be issued beginning at 9:30 am the day of the performance.  First come, first served. Groups:  Every program is super packed

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Library News

Kids This week we welcome Elizabeth Kahura on Tuesday June 6 at 10:30 am.  Through music, stories, and audience participation the dynamic Elizabeth Kahura shares the feeling and culture of Africa.  Best for kids ages 5+ Tickets are required.  Due to limited space, FREE tickets for each performance will be

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General InfoLibrary News

Thank you to everyone who participated in this year’s Gingerbread Extravaganza!  Once again the library lobby smells wonderful and looks so very festive.  We love the Gingerbread Houses and hope you do too.

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Library News

Join us Friday October 23 at 6 pm for a frightfully good time.  There will be stories, activities, and ghoulish treats.  All Ages. Costumes are encouraged. For more information contact the library at 512.930.3551 or Bethni.King@georgetown.org

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General InfoLibrary News

Celebrate Halloween with Jack the Pumpkin King! Watch The Nightmare Before Christmas, do some crafts and eat some food.  Ages 9-12.  Saturday October 24 at 1 pm. For more information contact the library at 512.930.3551 or Bethni.King@georgetown.org

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Teen Summer Reading June 5-July 31 Ages 12-18  

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Kid’s Summer Reading Program June 2- Aug 4 Ages 0-12  

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The Library and all city offices and facilities will open at 10 am today March 5, 2015.  Storytime is cancelled.  Please stay warm and safe out there.

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