Watch Library Programming Online

Your Abilene Public Library offers a variety of programming for the community. Hosted by library staff and members of the community, we film a number of workshops, craft shows, youth activities, author talks, and more for viewing online and through the Abilene Television Network (ATN) on Channel 2.

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2019 West Texas Book Festival Sessions


Writing is Rewriting Workshop with Mary Helen Specht
Children's Author Panel
Ten Books for a Desert Island Panel
Boots & Books Luncheon & Award Presentations
Author Robert Jacobus Presentation
Author Audrey Wick Presentation
Local Author Showcase

Queen Victoria's England Lecture Series


Lesson 2: Victorian Thought
Lesson 3: London From the Bottom Up
Lesson 4: The Victorian Quest for Public Health
Lesson 5: William Booth's War
Lesson 6: Victorians Invented Advertising
Lesson 7: Isambard Kingdom Brunel
Lesson 8: Two Men of Books & Their Influence
Lesson 9: Victorian Literature
Lesson 10: The Middle Class
Lesson 11: The Middle Class Invented Childhood
Lesson 12: Requiem

Adult Programs & Workshops


Get STEAM'ed: The Art of the Tattoo with Travis Eason
Abilene Heritage Square Press Conference
Wrongful Convictions with Dr. Robert Wallace
Author Talk with William Matson & Floyd Clown Sr.
Get STEAM'ed: Art with the Center for Contemporary Arts
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Youth Programs & Events


Zoo Lady Visit with Joy Harsh
Who I Could Be: Artist Manny de los Santos
2019 Lib-Con Cosplay Contest
2018 Lib-Con Highlights
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Crafty Creations Show for Kids


Episode #76: Paper Hot Air Balloons
Episode #75: Rainbow Twirlers
Episode #74: Snowflake Plates
Episode #73: Tree Ornaments
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Project Teen Show


Episode #39: Button Art
Episode #38: Cardstock Bookmarks
Episode #37: Popsicle Stick Christmas Trees
Episode #36: Plastic Straw Bookmarks
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Crafty U Show for Adults DIY'ers


Episode #16: Spring Centerpieces
Episode #15: Dry Erase Calendar
Episode #14: Etched Glass Plates
Episode #13: Wine Glass Snow Globes
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Puppet Shows @ Your Library


Pete the Cat Has Four Groovy Buttons
Groovy Joe, Ice Cream & Dinosaurs
Fishy Tales
Pete the Cat's I Love My White Shoes
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