BiblioFiles Column

The Williamson County Sun publishes a column about the library every other Wednesday in the Life section. The column began in March 2018.

The Sun has graciously allowed us to archive the column on our website.

2023 BiblioFiles columns

08-13-23 Summer reading wrap up
08-02-23 August Art at the Georgetown Public Library
07-16-23 Encouraging reading in all different forms and levels
07-02-23 A summer of art at the library
06-11-23 E-books and more!
06-07-23 All Together Now Summer Reading
05-21-23 Georgetown Public Library is now KultureCity Certified
05-07-23 Learn about Georgetown during National Preservation Month
04-23-23 National Library Week There’s more to the story
04-09-23 Highlighting the ar tof the city
03-26-23 GISD Annual Show back at the Library
03-12-23 Spend Spring Break at the Georgetown Library
02-26-23 Georgetown and Williamson County turn 175
02-12-23 Nature reflected in art at library this month
01-29-23 Tatting, stuff animal sleepover and Ted Lasso
01-15-23 Virtual Options available even when the library’s closed
01-01-23 New Year off to a busy start at Georgetown Public Library

2022 BiblioFiles columns

12-18-22 Giving back to the library
12-04-22 Budding artist debuts work in pop-up exhibit All For Life
11-20-22 Looking ahead at exhibits in 2023
11-6-22 Library closed for inventory November 6-11
10-21-22 Musical Lines workshop highlights four elements of art
10-09-22 Build your family tree with Roots, Records, Research Genealogy Lock In workshop
09-25-22 Fall and winter art exhibits coming to the Georgetown Library 09-11-22 Fall programming returns to the library
08-28-22 Free sculpting demonstrations coming to library lobby
08-17-22 A summer reading report
07-31-22 Art quilts illustrate life’s experiences and emotions
07-20-22 July is Disability Pride Month
07-03-22 New art exhibits highlight summer library features
06-19-22 Splash into summer reading at the Georgetown Library
06-12-22 Annual sculpture show returns to the library this month
05-22-22 Biographies on bulldogger Bill Pickett
05-08-22 Library reception to highlight three arts later this month
04-24-22 May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month
04-10-22 Long delayed exhibit reaches the library
03-27-22 Census is for sleuths The 1950 census release
03-13-22 Student art exhibit is on the way
03-02-22 Resources, both online and offline
02-16-22 Black History Month at the library
01-30-22 Uncover hidden history at the library
01-16-22 New art, open calls for the submissions
01-02-22 Sensory storytime at the library

2021 BiblioFiles columns

12-19-21 Art receptions connect artist with community
12-05-21 Holiday activities for all ages
11-28-21 Special December art exhibits at the library
11-14-21 In-person events at the Library
10-31-21 New art exhibits opening at the library
10-17-21 New librarians bring experience, enthusiasm to Gtown Library
10-03-21 Live Music, Art Hop Anne Frank Exhibit
09-19-21 Library offers in-person storytime again
09-05-2021 September events happening at the library
08-25-2021 Texas Society of Sculptors awards announced at library
08-08-2021 Knitting takes the stage at Olympics and the library
07-25-21 It’s All Very Puzzling
07-11-21 Art exhibits, kittens, and adult summer reading program
06-27-21 Sally Bernier retires from library staff after more than 20 years 
06-13-21 Art reception this weekend kicks off summer of exhibits and events
06-02-21 Library boasts new teen librarian
05-16-21 Library Relaunches Interlibrary Loan
05-2-21 Library accepting exhibit proposals
04-04-21 Spring refresh for art shows
03-21-21 Q&A with new library director Sally Miculek
03-7-21 Library to reopen, events remain virtual
02-07-21 Library rolls along with old, new employees
01-20-21 Car parade to mark library director Lashley’s retirement
01-06-21 Farewell to Lashley

2020 BiblioFiles columns

12-27-20 Library exhibits available with virtual viewing
12-09-20 Friends adapting activities, raising funds
12-02-12 Library, patrons adapt to changes
11-11-20 Library offers variety of virtual programming
11-01-20 Georgetown Public Library offers exhibits, local history programming
10-14-20 Library friends launch fund raiser next week
09-30-20 Creator of ‘gratitude rocks’ revealed
09-16-20 Genealogy programs at library
09-06-20 Library has special books for caregivers
08-19-20 Panelists to review readings, discuss racism
08-05-21 Adult Summer Reading; two librarians depart for new adventures
07-22-20 Library installs 2 new exhibits, adjusts hours
07-08-20 Library hosts community conversation on racism
06-24-20 Answers to frequent library questions
06-10-20 Reading expands understanding of racist culture
05-27-20 Library makes changes to maximize safety
05-13-20 Library extends, reschedules art exhibits
04-29-20 Library considers opening options
04-15-20 Staff make special deliveries thanks to new van
04-1-20 Staff stays busy while city stays home
03-18-20 Census will help your family trace its roots
03-4-2020 Library is full of fun for all during spring break
02-19-20 New art exhibit features work by GISD students
02-5-20 Audiobooks can make story more personal
01-22-20 Stuffed animals sleepover
01-08-20 Library announces events for 2020

2019 BiblioFiles columns

12-25-19 Plan your reading list for 2020
12-11-19 Santa sightings reported at library decked out for the holidays
11-27-19 Library thankful for volunteers
11-13-19 Chamber ensemble features SU music professor
10-30-19 Library focuses on health
10-16-19 Playshops let families, toddlers learn about early literacy
10-2-19 Save, share your legacy at Genealogy Jamboree
9-18-19 New programs begin after busy summer
9-4-19 Libraries welcome everyone
08-21-19 Photos, watercolors, sculptures fill library into next month
08-07-19 Check out kittens, adopt one to take home
07-24-19 Annual sculpture tour brings artwork, life and love to library
07-10-19 Exhibits feature sculptors, watercolorists, photographers
06-26-19 No question too silly for librarians
06-12-19 Art abounds around the library throughout June
05-29-19 Summer reading programs start for everyone
05-15-19 Contest brings out the poets, library can inspire you, too
05-01-19 Exhibit proposals due May 15
04-17-19 Try your hand at poetry this month
04-03-19 Library programs draw standing-room-only crowds
3-20-19 Make yourself at home at the library
3-6-19 Library leads city’s arts and culture programs
2-20-19 Library will accept exhibit proposals, co-sponsors events with Southwestern
2-6-19 Check-out rule changes benefit patrons
1-23-19 Flamethrower creates next exhibit
1-9-19 Share your art, collectibles with the library

2018 BiblioFiles columns

12-26-18 Library opens new year with Cello Fest
12-12-18 Find your place in history at the library
11-28-18 Library full of holiday fun next month
11-14-18 City readies for next outdoor Sculpture Tour
10-31-18 Three exhibits on tap at the library
10-17-18 Inversion Ensemble to perform in Live Music at the Library
10-3-18 Art Hop exhibit; Halloween is spooky fun for kids and adults
9-19-18 Library helps get out the vote
8-22-18 Live art demos at the library may spark creative fire
8-8-18 Kids pack a lot of fun into summer at library
7-25-18 History shows Georgetown is well read
7-11-18 Dedicated space welcomes teens
6-27-18 Murals, sculptures and grants–oh my!
6-13-18 Breaking up doesn’t have to be hard to do
5-30-18 Libraries rock for adults, too
5-16-18 Summer full of fun at library
5-2-18 Adults have more fun than just reading a book at the library
4-4-18 Art fills library through spring, summer
3-21-18 Library abuzz with activities for everyone
3-7-18 Georgetown library makes finals for prestigious national award