San Marcos Public Library
Join us for upcoming events, classes and programs at San Marcos Public Library! All events are free and open to the public. Registration required where noted.
 Limit by audience:
Friday, May 20, 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Free technology and computer help every Friday.
Monday, May 23, 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Altered book art is the practice of using a book as the basis for an art piece or journal.  Only found books past their prime will be used in this session--no public library books.  Instructor Tanya Turley will lead this informative and interactive altered book art session.  All materials provided; however, you may bring items to add to your book.  For ages 18 and up.
Wednesday, May 25, 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Join library staff member and self-taught jeweler Tristan for a fun night of jewelry club.  Participants will learn how to clean fine jewelry!  Participants will bring in a few pieces of their own sterling silver or gold jewelry and learn how to properly clean and maintain them.  Cleaning supplies will be provided.  For ages 18 and up.
Thursday, May 26, 10-11am


Fourth Thursday Navigating the Online Job Search
Thursday May 26
10:00-11:00am 
Online Via Zoom  
As individuals and companies adapt to new technology, so too does the job hiring process. Companies are hiring, and the application and interview process has gone virtual. Learn best practices for online job searches, digital applications, and Zoom interviews.  Attend in-person at the library on Tuesday or online via Zoom on Thursday. Registration required. 


ZOOM 
Deborah Carter is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.
Topic: Navigating the Online Job Search (4th Thurs)
Time: Apr 28, 2022 10:00 AM Central Time (US and Canada)
        Every month on the Fourth Thu, 10 occurrence(s)
        Apr 28, 2022 10:00 AM
        May 26, 2022 10:00 AM
        Jun 23, 2022 10:00 AM
        Jul 28, 2022 10:00 AM
        Aug 25, 2022 10:00 AM
        Sep 22, 2022 10:00 AM
        Oct 27, 2022 10:00 AM
        Nov 24, 2022 10:00 AM
        Dec 22, 2022 10:00 AM
        Jan 26, 2023 10:00 AM
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Monthly: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/tZAvd-CqqzoiHNEfAmUM_BgAXRPnOZ1b7YH5/ics?icsToken=98tyKuGsrDsjGNGUuB-CRpwIAIigXerwmH5Hgo14mj7oNg1sQATXDtByPJ1FQdqH
Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84209251865?pwd=c3hQdmJOSEJNUEVIRjUyY2dxZ3hTZz09
Meeting ID: 842 0925 1865
Passcode: Jobs
Thursday, May 26, 3:00-4:00pm


Job Skills Tech Series: Using the Web to Get Stuff Done
Thursday May 26
3:00-4:00pm
Learn more about how to use the Internet to buy and sell items, find an apartment or an online review, use Wikipedia, and do more. Perfect for those who are unfamiliar with finding information on the internet, or who just need to brush up their skills. We will only use library computers for this class. Registration required.
Thursday, May 26, 6:30-7:30pm 


Community Day: 
Family Food and Crafts 
Thursday May 26  and every fourth Thursday
6:30-7:30pm 
Community Action invites the public to join their community of adult learners and their families. Participants in any Community Action program and the general public are united to a community-building family friendly evening of eating and craft every fourth Thursday. Expect fun, laughter, friend-making, good food, and the opportunity to learn about community programs and library resources. Registration required.
Meeting Rooms A & B booked from 6pm to 9pm
Friday, May 27, 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Free technology and computer help every Friday.
Wednesday, Jun. 1, 11:00 a.m. to noon
Join Susan Hanson, who has spent the last 10+ years photographying life under the surface, for a presentation on the river and tips on how to take river/water photos.
Thursday, Jun. 2, 1-2 PM


Resumes Made Easy
Thursday, June 2nd 
1:00-2:00 PM
Are you job hunting, but need help with your resume? Learn how to create a resume, update the one you have, or have your resume reviewed by a librarian. No resume? Bring your employment and education history. Registration required.
Thursday, Jun. 2, 2:00-3:00 PM
What is LinkedIn Anyway?
Thursday, June 2nd
2:00-3:00 PM
LinkedIn is a social media platform used by employers and recruiters. Participants will  Learn how to set up your own profile, and explore ways to make your profile stand out. Gain an understanding of how this social network can help with their job search or career. We will be using library computers for this class. Registration required.
Saturday, Jun. 4, 10am to 3pm

 
Realizing the American Dream: A first time home buying workshop
Saturday, June 4
10am to 3pm
 
The ability to empower those who need it the most has enabled the program to help hundreds in buying their first home. Find out what it takes to qualify for an affordable loan program and closing cost. Learn the basics of mortgage financing and qualifying for a home loan that suits your needs and find out about down payment and closing cost assistance programs for first-time homebuyers. Registration is required.
Monday, Jun. 6, 2:00 pm (Mondays, June 6, 13, 20 & 27, 2:00 pm)
Express yourself through dance! No previous dance experience needed. Taught by the Texas State University Department of Dance. For ages 4-5. Registration required.
Monday, Jun. 6, 3:00 p.m. (Mondays, June 6, 13, 20 & 27, 3:00 pm)
Express yourself through dance! No previous dance experience needed. Taught by the Texas State University Department of Dance. For ages 6-8. Registration required.
Monday, Jun. 6, 4:00 pm (Mondays, June 6, 13, 20 & 27, 4:00 pm)
Express yourself through dance! No previous dance experience needed. Taught by the Texas State University Department of Dance. For ages 9-12. Registration required.
Tuesday, Jun. 7, 1:00-2:00pm


Job Search Help 
Tuesday June 7th
1:00-2:00pm
Let us help you find new employment every step of the way! We will help you find new jobs postings, write your resume or cover letter, and go into the interview prepared and with confidence. Registration required.
Thursday, Jun. 9, 11:30 am


Live Webinar: Advance Your Career Without Going Into Debt
Thursday, June 9
11:30 Navigating the Healthcare and HVAC Industries
Thinking of joining or advancing your career in the healthcare or HVAC  industries? Join our webinar to gain a better understanding of the certifications, degree options, and advancements available. Learn to avoid the financial pitfalls of tuition exploitation by finding appropriate programs and low cost options to make the best decision about your education and your career. Presented by owners of the Williams Career School of Excellence. This webinar can be attended live. Register for the Zoom link.


Topic: Advance Your Career Without Going Into Debt
Time: Jun 9, 2022 11:30 AM Central Time (US and Canada)

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https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81693235677
Thursday, Jun. 9, 3:00-4:00pm


 
Second Thursday Job Skills Tech Series:  Using Google Docs
Thursday, June 9
3:00-4:00pm
Learn how to use this free cloud-based program for creating professional documents This online program is one of the most popular programs used today for collaborative documents. In this class we will learn the basics of using Google docs for creating letters, resumes, and other documents. We'll cover sharing options so that you can work on the same document together, simultaneously. This class is perfect for those who are unfamiliar with this word processing program, or who just need to brush up their skills. We will only use library computers for this class. Registration required.
Thursday, Jun. 9, 7-8 PM


Pizza and Poetry 
Thursday, June 9
7-8 PM
Everybody is welcome to this family-friendly, community poetry workshop. Join local poet Michael Hannon in an easy to follow poetry event to create poetry of your own. Poems created in this workshop can be submitted to the local poetry publication, When the River Speaks. Eat pizza to fuel your creativity! Registration required.
Friday, Jun. 10, 9:30 a.m. (Fridays beginning June 10 through August 12, 9:30 a.m. )
For ages 5-12.  Readers to the Rescue is presented by the San Marcos Regional  Animal Shelter.  This program provides children with the opportunity to read to a dog that is available for adoption.  Each child will have a maximum of 15 minutes to read to a dog.  The program will be in the library Children's Garden.  Each child must be accompanied by an adult.  Upon arriving at the library, the adult must fill out a short waiver for the program.
Friday, Jun. 10, 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Free technology and computer help every Friday.
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