Library Events

Join us for upcoming events, classes and programs at Dripping Springs Community Library! All events are free and open to the public. Registration required where noted.

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Legos @ the Library
1:30pm-3:00pm
 Legos @ the Library
Saturday, Jul. 21, 1:30pm-3:00pmLegos @ the Library
Ages 6 & up.
Bring your imagination!
Legos at the Library meets monthly for free-choice building time. Join us and Create. All ages welcome, 7 years and younger need to have their adult assistant on hand.
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All Abilities Chair Exercise: Mind, Body, Soul Series
9:15am - 10:15am
All Abilities Chair Exercise: Mind, Body, Soul Series
Monday, Jul. 23, 9:15am - 10:15amAll Abilities Chair
DSCL Meeting Room
In this All Abilities exercise class for adults, participants enjoy 100% gentle stretching and yoga-based poses, all from the comfort of a chair.  Besides receiving the cardiovascular, conditioning, strength and flexibility benefits, students are led through a variety of self-care concepts and ...read more
Reading Buddies
10:00am - 2:30pm
 Reading Buddies
Monday, Jul. 23, 10:00am - 2:30pmReading Buddies
Dripping Springs Community Library’s Summer Reading Buddy Program pairs young readers who are going into first and second grade with teen library volunteers for a half hour of reading encouragement, games and learning activities. It’s our goal to make reading fun.
Reading Buddies ar...read more
Pop Up Makerspace
2:00 - 4:00pm
 Pop Up Makerspace
Monday, Jul. 23, 2:00 - 4:00pmPop Up Makerspace
For Teens 13 - 17
Introducing Pop Up Makerspaces! Makerspaces are "do it yourself" spaces where people can gather to create, innovate, and learn. Our makerspace contains gadgets that allow students to explore circuits, innovate with recycled objects, develop coding skills, and bring n...read more

or call 512-858-7825.
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Circle Time for Ages 3 and Younger
9:30 - 10:00am
Circle Time for Ages 3 and Younger
Tuesday, Jul. 24, 9:30 - 10:00am
(June 5, 12, 19, 26; July 3, 10, 17, 24, 31; August 7, 14, 21, 28)

Fro Ages 3 & Younger

Mother Goose is taking her summer vacation, but story time continues with great stories, music and some special summer activities and a occassional craft.
The Art of Henna - July
2:00pm - 4:00pm
 The Art of Henna - July
Tuesday, Jul. 24, 2:00pm - 4:00pmThe Art of Henna - J
For Ages 13+
You are invited to come learn the history, beauty, and application of henna on Tuesday, June 26th from 2-4. Known as mehndi in Hindi, henna is an all-natural product made from ground henna tree leaves. It is mixed into a paste and applied to the hands, feet, arms, or legs for a tem...read more

or call 512-858-7825.
Summer Chess Group
4:30 - 6:00pm
 Summer Chess Group
Tuesday, Jul. 24, 4:30 - 6:00pm
(July 3, 10, 17 & 24; August 7 & 14; 4:30 - 6:00pm)
Summer Chess Group
You are invited to join this ongoing Chess Group that meets to enjoy playing and exploring the classic game of chess. Note the additional dates that have been added for your summer chess play.

 
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Qigong - July
9:15am - 10:15am
 Qigong - July
Wednesday, Jul. 25, 9:15am - 10:15amQigong - July
A stand alone practice related to Tai Chi. Relaxes the mind, calms the nervous system, reduces stress, creates health and wellness. For men and women. No equipment necessary. Wear comfortable clothing.

or call 512-858-7825.
Books with Rhythm Series (ages 6-9): Cindy Ellen, a wild western Cinderella
10:00 - 11:00am
Books with Rhythm Series (ages 6-9): Cindy Ellen, a wild western Cinderella
Wednesday, Jul. 25, 10:00 - 11:00amBooks with Rhythm Se
For Ages 6 - 9
Cindy Ellen, a wild western Cinderella by: Susan Lowell

Once upon a time, there was a sweet cowgirl named Cindy Ellen, who lived with the orneriest stepmother west of the Mississippi and two stepsisters who were so nasty, they made ratt...read more
Mah-Jongg - Summer
1:00 - 4:00pm
 Mah-Jongg - Summer
Wednesday, Jul. 25, 1:00 - 4:00pm
(June 6 & 13, July 18 & 25)
Mah-Jongg - Summer
Accomplisher players and interested participants alike are invited to rattle the tiles and join the fun. Mah-jongg is played with four players using tiles stamped with Chinese symbols. The goal of the game is to be the first to match your tiles to a specific hand by picking and discarding. It's ...read more
Will Parker performs
3:00pm
 Will Parker performs
Wednesday, Jul. 25, 3:00pmWill Parker performs
For All Ages!
Join this musical wrap-up for this summer's "Libraries Rock" with Will Parker!                               &nb...read more
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Drama Workshop, Little Red Riding Hood
1:00 - 3:00pm
Drama Workshop, Little Red Riding Hood
Thursday, Jul. 26, 1:00 - 3:00pmDrama Workshop, Litt
Ages 12 and older
Thursday, July 26, 1:00 - 3:00pm
Development and practice for readers' theatre production during Friday story time.
Friday, July 27
Perform readers' theatre production during Friday story time at 10:30am.

or call 512-858-7825.
Master Gardeners on the Porch
3:00 - 6:00PM
 Master Gardeners on the Porch
Thursday, Jul. 26, 3:00 - 6:00PMMaster Gardeners on
Stop by and get answers to your gardening questions about plants, trees, spring planting, what attracts butterflies and so much more!
Books with Rhythm Series (ages 9-12): The Beatles were Fab (and they were funny)
4:00 - 5:30pm
Books with Rhythm Series (ages 9-12): The Beatles were Fab (and they were funny)
Thursday, Jul. 26, 4:00 - 5:30pmBooks with Rhythm Se
For Ages 9-12

The Beatles were Fab (and they were funny) by: Kathleen Krull and Paul Brewer

Meet the Fab Four today and the faces and music that created the mania and started "The British Invasion".  We will follow the group from ...read more

or call 512-858-7825.
Jazz Concert
6:00 - 7:00 pm
 Jazz Concert
Thursday, Jul. 26, 6:00 - 7:00 pmJazz Concert
Lonnie Atkinson and others will once again be playing Jazz at the library.

Please register to reserve a spot.
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Friday Discovery Times for Preschool
10:30 - 11:30am
Friday Discovery Times for Preschool
Friday, Jul. 27, 10:30 - 11:30am
(June 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; July 6, 13, 20, 27; August 3)
Friday Discovery Tim
For Children 3 and Up

Friday story time for preschool ages includes great stories, movement and music, plus crafts or activities. In addition, three Fridays will have a "Books with Rhythm" segment that highlights a type of music, an instrument, or a person.

 
Drama Workshop, Little Red Riding Hood
10:30am
Drama Workshop, Little Red Riding Hood
Friday, Jul. 27, 10:30amDrama Workshop, Litt
Ages 12 and older
Thursday, July 26, 1:00 - 3:00pm
Development and practice for readers' theatre production during Friday story time.
Friday, July 27
Perform readers' theatre production during Friday story time at 10:30am.

or call 512-858-7825.
Retro Movies with Reel Culture - 2001: A Space Odyssey
3:00 - 6:00PM
Retro Movies with Reel Culture - 2001: A Space Odyssey
Friday, Jul. 27, 3:00 - 6:00PMRetro Movies with Re
For teens 13-17 years old.

In 2018 we are celebrating several special anniversaries of classic films. Let's celebrate the 50th anniversary of 2001: A Space Odyssey.
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All Abilities Chair Exercise: Mind, Body, Soul Series
9:15am - 10:15am
All Abilities Chair Exercise: Mind, Body, Soul Series
Monday, Jul. 30, 9:15am - 10:15amAll Abilities Chair
DSCL Meeting Room
In this All Abilities exercise class for adults, participants enjoy 100% gentle stretching and yoga-based poses, all from the comfort of a chair.  Besides receiving the cardiovascular, conditioning, strength and flexibility benefits, students are led through a variety of self-care concepts and ...read more
Reading Buddies
10:00am - 2:30pm
 Reading Buddies
Monday, Jul. 30, 10:00am - 2:30pmReading Buddies
Dripping Springs Community Library’s Summer Reading Buddy Program pairs young readers who are going into first and second grade with teen library volunteers for a half hour of reading encouragement, games and learning activities. It’s our goal to make reading fun.
Reading Buddies ar...read more
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Circle Time for Ages 3 and Younger
9:30 - 10:00am
Circle Time for Ages 3 and Younger
Tuesday, Jul. 31, 9:30 - 10:00am
(June 5, 12, 19, 26; July 3, 10, 17, 24, 31; August 7, 14, 21, 28)

Fro Ages 3 & Younger

Mother Goose is taking her summer vacation, but story time continues with great stories, music and some special summer activities and a occassional craft.
Reading Club Prize Party (Ages 0 - 3)
10:00 - 10:30am
Reading Club Prize Party (Ages 0 - 3)
Tuesday, Jul. 31, 10:00 - 10:30amReading Club Prize P
You are invited to a party! (Following Circle Story Time)

Recognition of Families  -  Simple Snacks  -  Games

Special prize winners announced, prizes await the winners!
Each club member is invited to take home a BOOK for keeps as a thank you fo taking p...read more
Books with Rhythm Series (ages 9-12): Blues Journey
2:00-3:30pm
Books with Rhythm Series (ages 9-12): Blues Journey
Tuesday, Jul. 31, 2:00-3:30pmBooks with Rhythm Se
For Ages 9-12

The Blues Journey: by Walter Dean Meyers

We track the development of the blues, "meet" some of the greats who sang and played the Blues, and create something special to take home.

Each time we will take a book, and add a speci...read more

or call 512-858-7825.
    
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