New Books @ APL

Check out the full list of new items HERE!

Wee Read Story Times

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Wee Read Story Times for the fall semester will begin on Tuesday, September 6th at 10:15 am.  We will meet on Mondays and Tuesdays from September 6 through December 6.  Story Times are for infants through preschool age children.  Adults are to accompany children.  No registration is necessary.

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Cookies and Coloring for Grown Ups

Cookies and Coloring for Grown Ups will resume meeting starting on September 1st!  We will meet twice a month throughout the fall on the first and third thursday from 4:30 – 6:30 in an informal come and go setting.  Bring your own coloring books or use our furnished coloring pages and supplies.  The dates for the fall semester are:

September 1 & 15

October 6 & 20

November 3 & 17

December 1 & 15

 

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Books on Wheels Volunteer Opportunity

The Library is in need of a few volunteers to help with monthly Books on Wheels deliveries, on the 3rd Wednesday @ 12:15 pm & the 3rd Thursday @ 10 am.

The volunteer will deliver a cart of reading materials with their own vehicle, and must be able to easily lift at least 15 pounds.

Interested individuals may pick up a volunteer application at the front desk, or by downloading one here.

For more information contact the Outreach Coordinator at 263-3082 or ksommers@abilenelibrary.org

 

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Fall Programs will begin in September

Summer programs are over and now we are busy planning for the fall!  Programs for the fall will begin in September.  Check back here and on our facebook page to see updates to our schedule of events.

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Community Coloring Poster

Stop by the library and add some color to our Community Coloring Poster!

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August 2nd was National Coloring Day.  Keep the celebration going!

Join us for a Pokemon Walk!

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Register Here!

The Library is an Official PokeStop

If you are playing Pokemon GO, stop by the Library to grab items from our pokestop and from the Fire Station stop next door. We have free wifi, air conditioning, comfy seating, and restrooms. While you’re here stop by the front desk and register to win a portable phone charger by telling us if you are on team Mystic, Valor, or Instinct! Contest ends August 15th.

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We will be closing early at 3:00 pm for the fair parade on Thursday, August 4th

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Rodeo Story Time

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Join us in the Children’s Department for this special story time with Miss Rodeo K-State, Brooke Wallace and Gizmo the Rodeo Clown, Dale  McCracken!  There will be stories, autographs, crafts and refreshments!  This event will start at 3:00 pm on Tuesday, August 2nd. Bring your camera & take your child’s photo with our special guests!

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Lego Olympics

Lego Olympics will be held in the Children’s Department on Tuesday, July 26, starting at 3:00 pm!

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