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Library News for August 2, 2013

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Once Upon a Summer- June 1 through August 10, 2013castle

  • Picture Book Level: Track how many picture books your child reads, or you read with your child throughout the summer to earn prizes!
  • Chapter Book Level (ages 5-10): Track how many pages you read throughout the summer to earn prizes!  Turn in a log every 500 pages.
  • Tweens & Teens (ages 10+): Track how many pages you read throughout the summer to earn prizes! Turn in a log every 500 pages.
  • Adults (ages 18+): Track how many pages you read throughout the summer to earn prizes! Turn in a log every 500 pages.

Grand prizes will be awarded to top readers at the Movie in the Park event on August 10th. 

Happy Birthday, WBCL!  The Wells Branch Library began on August 8, 1998.  This Thursday marks 15 years of free library services.  

This week's programs and events:

Friday, August 2:  

  • 10:30am Toddler Storytime 
  • 11:15am Preschool Storytime

Saturday, August 3:

  • 10:30am Excel Basics
  • 11am French Storytime
  • 1pm Chess Club
  • Sunday, August 4:


  • Read to Maggie the Reading Dog (by appointment)
  • Monday, August 5:  

    • 10:30am Baby Bookworms (ages 0-18 months)
    • 11:15am Baby Bookworms (ages 12-24 months)

    Tuesday, August 6:  

    • 10:30am Little Texas Homeschoolers
    • 6pm Storytime and Craft
    • 7pm Storytime and Craft

    Wednesday, August 7:

    • 5pm Fairy Tale Fun
    • 6pm Arts and Crafts
    • 6pm Steamy Reads- Laid Bare

    Thursday, August 8: Happy 15th Birthday, WBCL!

    • 6pm Family Board Games
    • 7pm YA for Grown Ups Book Club- Beauty

    Friday, August 9:  All Reading Logs are due by 6pm!

    • 10:30am Toddler Storytime 
    • 11:15am Preschool Storytime

    Saturday, August 10:

    • 11am  Storytime
    • 8pm Movie in the Park: Ella Enchanted (PG)

      Sunday, August 11:

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    Austin, TX  78728
    512-989-3188

    Monday-Thursday:  10am-8pm

     Friday & Saturday: 10am-6pm

     Sunday: 1pm-6pm

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