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  1. Super Storytime: Antarctica

    January 15, 2021, 11:15 AM - 12:00 PM @ Meeting Room

    Don’t miss the next Super Storytime event at your South Branch Library as we’ll be introducing a new series collectively titled “Exploring Continents, and the first continent we’ll explore is Antarctica. We’ll dive deep into learning about each continent and especially what makes this content cold. Stick around and we’ll supply the materials to show you how to make your own igloo can. at 325-698-7565.

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  2. South STEAM: Frost in a Can

    January 16, 2021, 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM @ Meeting Room

    Get ready for another interactive STEAM session for youth at your South Branch Library. Designed for kids of all ages, each month offers a new project to tackle. This time around, we’re going to be learning about the science behind condensation by learning how to make our own Frost in a Can. We’ll supply all the materials you’ll need, and for additional information contact Allison Bevel at 325-698-7565.

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  3. Pokemon Meetup

    January 17, 2021, 12:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ South Branch Library > Meeting Room

    Join us for an afternoon of gaming fun! Designed for both new and experienced players, gamers from their tweens to adults are welcome to be a part of this weekly meetup where we gather to play the Pokemon Card Game. Pokemon has something for everyone, so come out, bring your cards, and be ready to battle it out at your library. Instruction will also be available for those interested in learning how to play, and once you do, you’ll be challenging everyone else in no time. Limited seating will be available to the first 35 participants to meet the regulation of no more than 50% capacity of the room. For more information, contact Alyssa Crow at 325-698-7565.

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  4. TECH Time (Appointment Only)

    January 18, 2021, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Main Library

    As more people acquire smartphones, tablets, and laptops, you may find yourself needing a little help. If that’s you, join us for TECH (Technology Enrichment & Collaborative Help) Time at your library. Sessions will be offered twice a week where our tech gurus can help you navigate your way through learning to use your devices and answering your tech-related questions at a time you schedule. Register for a time to visit on Tuesday or Thursday by emailing tremain.jackson@abilenetx.gov or calling our office at 325-437-4564. If there is no answer, please leave your name and a contact number so that we may return your call to set up a time. Sessions will last 30-45 minutes.

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  5. TECH Time (Appointment Only)

    January 21, 2021, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Main Library

    As more people acquire smartphones, tablets, and laptops, you may find yourself needing a little help. If that’s you, join us for TECH (Technology Enrichment & Collaborative Help) Time at your library. Sessions will be offered twice a week where our tech gurus can help you navigate your way through learning to use your devices and answering your tech-related questions at a time you schedule. Register for a time to visit on Tuesday or Thursday by emailing tremain.jackson@abilenetx.gov or calling our office at 325-437-4564. If there is no answer, please leave your name and a contact number so that we may return your call to set up a time. Sessions will last 30-45 minutes.

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  6. Take & Make Crafts

    January 21, 2021, 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM @ South Branch Library

    The library wants to help you get your craft on. Join us every Thursday when you are welcome to come into the library and pick up a craft packet that you can Take & Make at home. Instructions and supplies are included, you just need to make it. We’ll have a different craft each Thursday, and they’ll be available all day while supplies last. For more information, contact Allison Bevel at 325-698-7565.

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  7. Cover-to-Cover Book Club

    January 21, 2021, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Presented Online through the Zoom Platform

    If you’re looking for a great book club to join, don’t pass up on becoming a part of the library’s longest running book Club. Each month we meetup to discuss a host of great reads, and this time around we won’t have a featured selection. Instead, we’re asking that you share what books you’ve been reading over the holidays to introduce readers to even more great titles. This meeting will be conducted on Zoom and will require registration. A link will be provided to those who register. For additional information, contact Amy Watterman at 325-676-6025.

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  8. Family Flix: "Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days"

    January 23, 2021, 11:15 AM - 12:45 PM @ Meeting Room

    Kids and parents are invited to join your South Branch Library for a great mid-morning movie. This time we’re watching 2012’s “Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days,” based on the bestselling series by Jeff Kinney, and starring Zachary Gordon in the lead role. In this film, school’s out. Summer vacation is on. However, Greg may not have the best summer vacation ever. What could go wrong? This film is rated PG for some rude humor and has a run time of 1 hour and 34 minutes. Light snacks will be served, or feel free to bring your own snacks to the show. For additional information, contact staff at 325-698-7565.

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  9. Saturday Matinee: "Tenet"

    January 23, 2021, 2:30 PM - 5:00 PM @ Meeting Room

    Catch a great movie during the South Branch Library’s Saturday Matinee event where we play great hits. At this session we’ll be showing 2020’s “Tenet” starring John David Washington and Robert Pattinson. In this action sci-fi hit, in a twilight world of international espionage, an unnamed CIA operative, known as The Protagonist, is recruited by a mysterious organization called Tenet to participate in a global assignment that unfolds beyond real time. The mission: prevent Andrei Sator, a renegade Russian oligarch with precognition abilities, from starting World War III. The Protagonist will soon master the art of “time inversion” as a way of countering the threat that is to come. This film is rated PG-13 for intense sequences of violence and action, some suggestive references and brief strong language, and has a run time of 2 hours and 30 minutes. For additional information, contact staff at 325-698-7565.

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  10. Pokemon Meetup

    January 24, 2021, 12:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ South Branch Library > Meeting Room

    Join us for an afternoon of gaming fun! Designed for both new and experienced players, gamers from their tweens to adults are welcome to be a part of this weekly meetup where we gather to play the Pokemon Card Game. Pokemon has something for everyone, so come out, bring your cards, and be ready to battle it out at your library. Instruction will also be available for those interested in learning how to play, and once you do, you’ll be challenging everyone else in no time. Limited seating will be available to the first 35 participants to meet the regulation of no more than 50% capacity of the room. For more information, contact Alyssa Crow at 325-698-7565.

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  11. Once Upon a Storytime

    January 24, 2021, 2:30 PM - 3:15 PM @ Mall of Abilene > Women's Dillard's Courtyard

    Join your South Branch Library for Once Upon A Storytime as we welcome some very special royal sisters who love reading! This event will be hosted in the Mall of Abilene at the Women's Dillard's Courtyard. Dress up like your favorite princess or prince, or character and enjoy stories, songs, games, and crafts at this majestic storytime. Picture opportunity with meet & greet to follow. The whole family is invited to this fun, free event from the South Branch Library. Call 325-698-7565 for more information.

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  12. TECH Time (Appointment Only)

    January 25, 2021, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Main Library

    As more people acquire smartphones, tablets, and laptops, you may find yourself needing a little help. If that’s you, join us for TECH (Technology Enrichment & Collaborative Help) Time at your library. Sessions will be offered twice a week where our tech gurus can help you navigate your way through learning to use your devices and answering your tech-related questions at a time you schedule. Register for a time to visit on Tuesday or Thursday by emailing tremain.jackson@abilenetx.gov or calling our office at 325-437-4564. If there is no answer, please leave your name and a contact number so that we may return your call to set up a time. Sessions will last 30-45 minutes.

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  13. TECH Time (Appointment Only)

    January 28, 2021, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Main Library

    As more people acquire smartphones, tablets, and laptops, you may find yourself needing a little help. If that’s you, join us for TECH (Technology Enrichment & Collaborative Help) Time at your library. Sessions will be offered twice a week where our tech gurus can help you navigate your way through learning to use your devices and answering your tech-related questions at a time you schedule. Register for a time to visit on Tuesday or Thursday by emailing tremain.jackson@abilenetx.gov or calling our office at 325-437-4564. If there is no answer, please leave your name and a contact number so that we may return your call to set up a time. Sessions will last 30-45 minutes.

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  14. Take & Make Crafts

    January 28, 2021, 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM @ South Branch Library

    The library wants to help you get your craft on. Join us every Thursday when you are welcome to come into the library and pick up a craft packet that you can Take & Make at home. Instructions and supplies are included, you just need to make it. We’ll have a different craft each Thursday, and they’ll be available all day while supplies last. For more information, contact Allison Bevel at 325-698-7565.

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  15. Pokemon Meetup

    January 31, 2021, 12:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ South Branch Library > Meeting Room

    Join us for an afternoon of gaming fun! Designed for both new and experienced players, gamers from their tweens to adults are welcome to be a part of this weekly meetup where we gather to play the Pokemon Card Game. Pokemon has something for everyone, so come out, bring your cards, and be ready to battle it out at your library. Instruction will also be available for those interested in learning how to play, and once you do, you’ll be challenging everyone else in no time. Limited seating will be available to the first 35 participants to meet the regulation of no more than 50% capacity of the room. For more information, contact Alyssa Crow at 325-698-7565.

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