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City Council Meetings

  1. City Council Meeting

    November 18, 2021, 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    @
    2nd Floor Council Chambers

    *Board Meetings are Subject to Change

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Library

  1. Take & Make Crafts

    November 18, 2021, 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
    @
    Children's Area

    If you’re looking for some crafting fun, stop by your South Branch Library where we’ll be offering Take & Make kits featuring different craft activities each week while supplies last. Stop by from 10:00AM to 6:00PM and you can pick up your kit that has all of the materials and instructions you’ll need to then take home and make a fun craft to enjoy. Don’t miss out on this come and go activity at your library.

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  2. STEAM Stories: Parades

    November 18, 2021, 4:30 PM - 5:15 PM
    @
    1st Floor, Story Room

    Join your Main Library for the next STEAM Stories where each event will feature a story kids will love, along with a STEAM activity or demonstration to go along with it. At this session, we’ll focus on one fun Thanksgiving holiday tradition for many families...watching the Macy’s Parade. We’ll be reading “Balloons Over Broadway,” a story about balloons in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade. Afterwards, we’ll design a parade route and use the ozobots as our Parade floats. This adds a little techie coding fun into this exciting STEAM event designed for elementary aged children.

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  3. Cover-to-Cover Book Club

    November 18, 2021, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    @
    Activity Room

    If you’re an avid reader, don’t pass up on being a part of the Cover-to-Cover Book Club at your Mockingbird Branch. Meeting on the third Thursday nights of each month, this group reads everything from fiction to nonfiction, classics to bestsellers. For this month, we’ll be discussing Helen Hanff’s “‘84 Charing Cross Road.” Be sure to get your hands on a copy of this title, then come ready to discuss with other avid readers in the community at this monthly session.

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  4. Open Mic Night

    November 18, 2021, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    @
    Meeting Room

    Don’t miss the next Open Mic Night session at your South Branch Library. Designed for all ages, this is the time where you can show off your talents and skills for a captivated audience. Whether you sing or dance, recite poetry or tell jokes, all are welcome to sign up for a spot to show your skills. Registration is required to attend and we limit each session to 11 performers each performing for up to 5 minutes. If there’s time left at the end of the program, we’ll take walk-ins as well. Be sure to visit our events calendar at www.abilenetx.gov/apl/EventsCal and sign-up for a slot. We can’t wait to see you perform!

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  5. Yoga Pajama Storytime

    November 18, 2021, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    @
    Activity Room

    We love providing storytimes at your library! They’re a great way to introduce your kids to a host of wonderful books, and hopefully instill in them a love of reading and literature that will last a lifetime. If you’re looking for something new though, something that will strengthen both your body and mind, check out our new Yoga Pajama Storytime! Come dressed in your best PJs and enjoy great bedtime stories, songs, and more, while learning and doing yoga poses too.

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  6. Coloring Night

    November 18, 2021, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    @
    Basement, Makerspace

    Adults are invited to join us for Coloring Night at the library. Coloring is a great way to de-stress, take a break, and have a little fun down time in the evening. Come meet new people and enjoy yourself at this great event. We will provide coloring sheets and supply you with coloring tools, or you can feel free to bring your own supplies if you’d like. Don’t miss out on this stress-free program at your library.

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Library - Storytimes

  1. Mother Goose on the Loose at Main Library

    November 18, 2021, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    @
    1st Floor, Story Room

    This award-winning literacy program is geared to children birth to age three, and parents and caregivers are encouraged to participate. It uses a variety of activities such as rhymes, puppets, and songs.

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  2. Toddler Time at South Branch

    November 18, 2021, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    @
    Meeting Room

    For toddlers who are ready for longer stories. Parents are encouraged to share this time with their children. There will be lots of music and movement to keep toddlers engaged and moving.

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