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GPL Cinema is hitting all the right notes this November! On November 10 at 6:30 p.m., we’ll celebrate the end of our inventory with an audience choice screening of either Wonder Woman or Guardians of the Galaxy 2. Show up and vote for your favorite hero in this super hero

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Library NewsTeen Space

Join us for the next Teen Book Club meeting on Thursday, October 26 at 5:30 pm. This is an informal book club, so you don’t have to read a specific title! Come prepared to gab about what you’re reading lately. What are you loving (or hating)?! Talk books, play games,

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Celebrate the release of Stranger Things Season 2 and watch the first episode! Costumes encouraged. Treats, crafts, and Stranger Things galore. Event is open to teens ages 12-18. Snacks and drinks will be provided. Please contact Teen Services Librarian Melissa Mote at melissa.mote@georgetown.org or 512-819-3132 with any questions. Note for

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Join us on Saturday, November 4 at 1 pm for the Good Water Master Naturalists’ program on owls and you will become a know-it-owl! You’ll learn all about owls, get to dissect an owl pellet, and even meet a real owl. Event is free and open to children over the

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The Friends of the Georgetown Public Library will host a Hill Country Author Series event Wednesday, Nov. 1, at 2 p.m., in the Community Rooms of the Georgetown Public Library, 402 W. Eighth St., featuring Austin-based author Meg Gardiner. Gardiner’s newest book “UNSUB” was published in June. Lawyer turned author,

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What’s a ghoul’s favorite game? Hide and ghost fish! Join us on Friday, October 27 at 6 pm for Spooky Marine Madness! There will be a puppet show, treats, and crafts. Costumes are encouraged. Event is free and open to children of all ages. For more information, call the library

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In celebration of October as Family History Month, the GPL will join with the Genealogy Network of Texas (GNT) for a collaborative event on 20 October. The GNT is a state-wide initiative to connect libraries and provide educational and research opportunities and is spearheaded by the Genealogy Center of the

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Help us improve! We want to build a library that best serves our community, and we can’t do that without your feedback. Fill out our community survey to tell us what works and what does not by clicking the link below. Thank you for helping us be the “best little

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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+

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Have a gourd time and get pumped for Halloween at the Tween Pumpkin Party! Event is free and open to tweens ages 9-12. Snacks and drinks will be provided. Registration is required. Please contact Library Assistant Elisabeth Aulwurm with any questions at elisabeth.aulwurm@georgetown.org or 512-819-3133.

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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

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Library NewsTeen Space

GPL’s Teen Book Club meets one Thursday a month during the school year to celebrate books and book lovers. The first fall meeting of the book club will be Thursday, September 28 at 5:30 pm in the Friends Room. This is an informal book club, so you don’t have to

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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

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In partnership with Courageous Conversations, Georgetown Public Library invites you to join us for a series of programs in acknowledgement of Hispanic Heritage Month 2017.  Book Discussions:  The Distance Between Us, by Reyna Grande Reyna Grande’s memoir explores the effects of her parents’ emigration from Mexicoo the united States on Grande’s

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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 NewsTeen Space

Fandomosity is back by popular demand! The club will meet once a month to celebrate fans and fandoms. Come geek out, hang out, gab about pop culture, and do fun crafts and games. Open to teens ages 12-18. Snacks and drinks will be provided. Contact Teen Services Librarian Melissa Mote

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Library NewsTeen Space

GPL’s Teen Advisory Board is looking for new members! Teen Advisory Board (TAB) is a group of teens that meets twice monthly during the school year to assist Teen Services Librarian Ms. Melissa with planning teen activities, maintaining the Teen Space, selecting new teen materials, promoting library events, and making

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Library NewsTeen Space

Compete in a Super Smash Bros. Brawl tournament! A small prize will be awarded to the winner. Bringing your own controller is OK. Event is free and open to teens ages 12-18. Snacks and drinks will be provided. Please contact Teen Services Librarian Melissa Mote with any questions at melissa.mote@georgetown.org

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Due to the weather expected this weekend, the Georgetown Art Center will be closed Saturday, August 26 and Sunday, August 27. The Wide Open opening reception will take place the following Saturday, September 2 from 7-9 pm, and the Artist Talk will be on Sunday, September 10 from 2-4 pm.

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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

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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

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The Round Rock Ballet Folklorico Company will perform in the lobby of the Georgetown Public Library at 2 pm on Sunday, Oct. 8. The performance will begin with a talk by Yolanda Sanchez, Director of Round Rock Ballet Folklorico, who will tell about the history of the Jarabe Tapatio and

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GoGeo, the city’s fixed-route bus system, will launch Aug. 21. The library will serve as the hub of the system. For bus route maps, schedules, fares, and other information about GoGeo, visit gogeo.georgetown.org.

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Library NewsTeen Space

Congratulations to Georgetown teens, who read a combined total of 586 hours this summer! The winners of the drawings for the four grand prize baskets are: Artist Geek – LeAlys S. Book Lover – Clara B. Music Lover – Marshall W. Random Awesomeness – Andy V. Thanks to everyone for

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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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The Texas Society of Sculptors held an awards ceremony on Sunday, July 16 to announce awards in their Tenth Annual Summer Show at the Georgetown Public Library. Winners are: First Place: “Gaia Grieving” by Tom Gingras Second Place: “Bridget Pondering” by Cass Hook Third Place: “Morning Greeting” by Pat Moberley Moore Honorable

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