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Library News for December 14, 2012

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The library will be closed on Monday and Tuesday,December 24th and 25th.  Happy Holidays!

CapitalAreaFoodBankHoliday Giving and Fines Reduction: 

Throughout December, the library will be accepting donations for the Capital Area Food Bank.  For every item you donate, we will reduce your library overdue fine by $1 for up to 1/2 of your total overdue debt.  

Fines for damaged or lost items cannot be reduced.

What should I donate?
    * Healthy, non-perishable food
    * Items with intact, un-opened, packaging
    * Items with non-breakable packaging (no glass, please)
    * Food within the expiration date on the packaging

What's Happening This Week:

Friday, December 14:

  • 10am Toddler Storytime (18-36 months)
  • 10:45 Preschool Storytime (3-6 years)
  • 6pm & 7:30on: Polar Express Pajamarama

Saturday, December 15:

  • 10:30am Email Basics (registration required)
  • 11am Storytime
  • 3pm Holiday Craft Event

Sunday, December 16:

Monday, December 17: 

  • 10am Infant Storytime
  • 10:45am Monkey in the Middle  Storytime

Tuesday, December 18:  

  • 6pm Storytime & Craft
  • 6:30pm Conversational English
  • 7pm Storytime & Craft

Wednesday, December 19:  

  • 6pm Arts & Crafts- Penguins and Polar Bears
  • 6pm Overdrive Digital Library Workshop

Thursday, December 20: 

  • 7pm Knitting Group

Friday, December 21: No Programs

Saturday, December 22: 

Sunday, December 23:

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15001 Wells Port Drive
Austin, TX  78728

Monday-Thursday:  10am-8pm

 Friday & Saturday: 10am-6pm

 Sunday: 1pm-6pm

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