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We are delighted to announce related events co-sponsored by the Georgetown Public Library and the Southwestern University Environmental Studies Program and Smith Library Center: a Flight Behavior book discussion at 7 pm on either Tuesday April 17 (discussion led by Dr. Emily Northrop, Environmental Studies at Southwestern University and Sally Miculek,

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The City of Georgetown will hold a free public screening of the new documentary Happening: A Clean Energy Revolution in the Georgetown Public Library’s Hewlett Room on Monday, Dec. 11. The screening starts at 7 p.m., which is the same time as the premiere of the film on HBO. In

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Happy Noon Year! Join us on Friday, 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. For more information, call the library at 512.930.3551.

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Join us for Woodland Winter on Friday, December 8 at 6:30 pm. There will be a storywalk of the book The Mitten by Jan Brett, do some crafts, have some snacks, and meet some of the animal friends from the book at the petting zoo. You’ll even get to take photos

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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.

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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.

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Library NewsTeen Space

Celebrate the holiday season by dressing up as your favorite character! Cosplay is encouraged but there will also be opportunities to make cosplay accessories at the event. Crafts, snacks, games, music, and a costume contest. Please make sure costumes are family friendly. Free and open to teens ages 12-18. Pizza

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What did the laptop eat for a snack? Computer chips! Join us on Saturday, December 2 at 1 pm for coding, snacks, and fun. You can create a Google logo, usecode to escape a dungeon, or build a drumming monkey! Event is free and open to tweens ages 9-12. Snacks

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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

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Library NewsTeen Space

Join us on Saturday, November 18 at 3 pm for Cardboard Fort Wars! Build and defend cardboard forts! Bring any cardboard accessories from home to defend your fort. Event is free and open to teens ages 12-18. Snacks and drinks will be provided. Please contact Teen Services Librarian Melissa Mote

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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 library in Texas”!

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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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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