Author Appearance on Saturday, February 4th

Meet the Author

Abilene resident and author, A.C. Wilson, will be at the library on Saturday, February 4th at 10:00 am, to speak about her work.

 A.C. Wilson , a Nebraska native, is the author of contemporary western romance.  Her books include The Black Hills series, set in the Black Hills of South Dakota, and The Broken Country novels, clean young adult contemporary western romances set in western Nebraska.

Wilson will be signing books and have them available for purchase at this event.  This event is free and open to the public.

More information about A.C. Wilson and her books can be found at her website   http://awilsoncornell.wixsite.com/acwilson

Brown Bag Special Documentaries return on January 3rd

The winter season of Brown Bag Specials will start on Tuesday, January 3rd with an episode of Liberty! The American Revolution.  Join us each Tuesday at noon in January and February for a documentary film.  Each film is approximately 50 minutes in length and is free and open to the public.  Bring a sack lunch, we will provide coffee.   The winter season schedule is:

January 3 – Liberty!  The American Revolution – The World turned upside down.  

January 10 – Liberty! The American Revolution – Are we to be a Nation?

January 17- Polar Bear Town – Welcome to Churchill.  Every fall, Churchill, Manitoba is home to migrating polar bears

January 24 – The Men Who Built America -New War Begins.  The story of Cornelius Vanderbilt

January 31 – The Men Who Built America – Oil Strike The Story of John D. Rockefeller

February 7 –  Great North.  Examine the landscape of the Artic & Inuit traditions

February 14 – How the Earth was Made – The Alps.  See what physical process have shaped the alps

February 21 – Million Dollar American Princesses – Movers & Shakers. See how the suffrage movement created new opportunities for the transatlantic “princesses”

February 28 – The Universe – Milky Way.  Come along for a guided tour of the Milky Way

 

New Library Hours Starting January 3rd

Beginning in January, we will have new library hours.  We will be closing earlier on Saturday, but staying open until 6 pm on Friday.

Cookies and Coloring for Grown-Ups

Join us for Cookies and Coloring for Grown-Ups.  We will be meeting in December on the first and third Thursday, December 1st and  December 15th.  De-stress, relax, and spend some time coloring.  We provide the supplies, or you are welcome to bring your own.  Come and go from 4:30 – 6:30.

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Books on Wheels Volunteer Opportunity

The Library is in need of a volunteer to help with Books on Wheels deliveries, every other Tuesday @ 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

volunteers-needed

 

 

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