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Posted on: April 15, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Upcoming Library Events

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Youth Program Let’s Move!

Thursday, April 18

4:00 to 5:00 p.m.

Get your body moving with stretches, music, and cooperative play! Ages 5-10.

Much Ado About Nothing

Saturday, April 20

3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Come celebrate Shakespeare’s birthday with the Texas State Shakespeare Ensemble as they present a condensed performance of Much Ado About Nothing.

Growth Mindset 

Saturday, April 20

2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Is there something you have always wanted to do but are too afraid to try? Come learn how decades of research about the brain and learning can help adopt a growth mindset and unleash anyone’s full potential for achieving goals at any age. There are even ways to help your friends and loved ones be successful in their lives, too. Presented by Krystal Saenz.

Child Sexual Abuse Prevention 

Monday, April 22

5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Adults can take proactive steps to protect children from sexual abuse. Using an evidence-informed

approach, attendees will be provided with simple and practical actions to prevent, recognize, and react

responsibly to child sexual abuse. Presented by staff of CASA of Central Texas. Register online, by phone, or in person at the library.

Puppet Show! The Tortoise and the Hare 

Tuesday, April 23

10 a.m., 11 a.m., & 7 p.m.

Teen Writing Club 

Tuesday, April 23

from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.

Do you love to write and want to improve? Come join our club to help kick start your creativity! Ages 12-17.

Poetry in the Cemetery 

Tuesday, April 23

6:00 to 7:00 p.m.

at 1001 Ranch Road 12

Celebrate the dead through one of humanity’s highest arts: poetry. Community members are encouraged to share a favorite poem or one of their own poems, or just to come and listen. Event will be led by E. D. Watson, poet and library staff member, at the San Marcos cemetery.

El Camino Real de los Tejas the Spanish Royal Roads of Texas

April 24th

10:30 to 11:45 a.m.

The El Camino Real de los Tejas is a National Historic Trail extending from Laredo to Nacogdoches. It was a thoroughfare from the 18th-century Spanish colonial era in Spanish Texas. Hugh Campbell will share his love and extensive knowledge of the significance of the El Camino Real in the settlement, development, and history of Texas. As an extra bonus, Hugh will provide attendees with an annotated map for a driving tour of the trail in Hays County along with a list of relevant and available books from the library.

Master Gardeners on Oak Wilt 

Wednesday, April 24

6:00 to 7:00 p.m.

John Young will present how to better protect one of your home’s most valuable assets by learning more about this spreading disease and how to better prevent it.


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