Library Events

Join us for upcoming events, classes and programs at Montgomery County Memorial Library System! All events are free and open to the public. Registration required where noted.

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Central Library - Book Discussion - The Great Gatsby
10:00 am
Central Library - Book Discussion - The Great Gatsby
Friday, Oct. 24, 10:00 am
Central Branch
The Library Friends of the Central Library presents 20 programs for 20 years as a Library Friends Group. The discussion will be about The Great Gatsby, a classic. It will be held in the small meeting room.
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Meador Branch Book Sale
9:00am - 5:00pm
 Meador Branch Book Sale
Friday, Oct. 24, 9:00am - 5:00pm
Meador Branch
Used book sale inside the library – Friday 9am-5pm and Saturday 9am-2pm.  Fiction sorted by author, nonfiction sorted by subject. Children’s and young adult books available as well as music, audios, and videos.  Some books bundled together for better value.  Most books are...read more
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Central Library - SpeakEasy Party
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Central Library - SpeakEasy Party
Saturday, Oct. 25, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Central Branch
The Library Friends of the Central Library presents 20 programs for 20 years as a Library Friends Group. The SpeakEasy Party will be held in the large meeting room. Dress up as flapper or a ganster! You could win fabulous prizes! There will be mock champagne and  munchies.
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Stewart: Explore Dia de los Muertos
3:00 p.m.
Stewart: Explore Dia de los Muertos
Saturday, Oct. 25, 3:00 p.m.Stewart: Explore Dia
Stewart Branch
Join us to learn more about this Mexican holiday known as The Day of the Dead. Try out a tradition by decorating your own sugar skull!
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Spinning Yarns @ The Library
5:30PM-7:00PM
 Spinning Yarns @ The Library
Saturday, Oct. 25, 5:30PM-7:00PM
South Branch
We sit, knit, crochet, stitch, chat, share tips, and laugh.
All skill levels welcome - beginner to expert.
Please bring your own project to work on.
For more information, please call 936-442-7727, ext 6369.
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Meador Branch Book Sale
9:00am - 2:00pm
 Meador Branch Book Sale
Saturday, Oct. 25, 9:00am - 2:00pm
Meador Branch
Used book sale inside the library – Friday 9am-5pm and Saturday 9am-2pm.  Fiction sorted by author, nonfiction sorted by subject. Children’s and young adult books available as well as music, audios, and videos.  Some books bundled together for better value.  Most books are...read more
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South - PowerPoint Part 4
9:30 AM
 South - PowerPoint Part 4
Monday, Oct. 27, 9:30 AMSouth - PowerPoint P
South Branch
In part 4 you will learn how to add hyperlinks to slides, fine-tune master templates, and prepare your presentation for transporting on a storage device.
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South Library - Toddler Storytime
10:00AM & 11:00AM
South Library - Toddler Storytime
Monday, Oct. 27, 10:00AM & 11:00AM
South Branch
Toddler Time builds on Mother Goose Time by introducing children to books and stories with simple language and predictable plots. This program is intended to introduce toddlers to the idea of library manners; toddlers will learn to build listening skills and practice the self-control needed to be a ...read more
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Mitchell - Picasa Photo Editing Part 1
9:30 AM
Mitchell - Picasa Photo Editing Part 1
Tuesday, Oct. 28, 9:30 AMMitchell - Picasa Ph
Mitchell Branch
Learn how to use this free photo editing software from Google to download, organize, edit, and add special effects to your photos. 
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South Library - Preschool Storytime
10:00AM & 10:30AM
South Library - Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 28, 10:00AM & 10:30AM
South Branch
Preschool Storytime builds on Toddler Time by providing a place for children to practice the storytime manners they have learned in Toddler Time. Children in Preschool Storytime are expected to sit or stand still, listen to the storyteller, and practice self-control for longer periods of time than r...read more
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Mitchell Library - Family Storytime
10, 10:30 & 11
Mitchell Library - Family Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 28, 10, 10:30 & 11
Mitchell Branch
This story program is for children of all ages (birth - age 3) and a caregiver with an emphasis on stories and activities for toddlers. This program emphasizes early literacy skills and is a great way to meet other families with young children....read more
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STEWART: IN STITCHES NEEDLECRAFT
10:00 to 12:00
STEWART: IN STITCHES NEEDLECRAFT
Tuesday, Oct. 28, 10:00 to 12:00
(Tuesdays from 10:00 to 12:00)
STEWART: IN STITCHES
Stewart Branch
IN STITCHES EVERY TUESDAY 10:00 to 12:00
 Calling all needlecrafters! Get together with other crafters to socialize while you work on your projects.
 Open to anyone who knits, crochets, embroiders, or does other needlecrafts.
 Every form of needlework is welcomed.
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STEWART: Baby Story Time
11:00 am
 STEWART: Baby Story Time
Tuesday, Oct. 28, 11:00 am
(Tuesdays, September 2, 9, 23, 30, October 7, 21, 28, November 4, 11, 25, December 2 & 9, 11:00 a.m.)
STEWART: Baby Story
Stewart Branch
Join us for rocking and bouncing fun at our baby story time with music, songs and books for your little ones.  Recommended for newborns up to age 1 1/2 years. Meet in the Children's Department.
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STEWART: Baby Story Time
11:00 am
 STEWART: Baby Story Time
Tuesday, Oct. 28, 11:00 am
(Tuesdays, September 2, 9, 23, 30, October 7, 21, 28, November 4, 11, 25, December 2 & 9, 11:00 a.m.)
STEWART: Baby Story
Stewart Branch
Join us for rocking and bouncing fun at our baby story time with music, songs and books for your little ones.  Recommended for newborns up to age 1 1/2 years. Meet in the Children's Department.
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Mitchell Library - Story Club
1:30 pm
 Mitchell Library - Story Club
Tuesday, Oct. 28, 1:30 pm
Mitchell Branch
This program is for children 4 and up. ** Children may attend story club by themselves, but a parent or guardian must remain in the library during the program. Children are introduced to new authors and illustrators and develops, literacy skills, listening, thinking, participation and social skills....read more
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STEWART: LEARNING ABOUT ANCESTRY.COM
2:00 to 4:00
STEWART: LEARNING ABOUT ANCESTRY.COM
Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2:00 to 4:00STEWART: LEARNING AB
Stewart Branch
Please join Jean Smoorenburg and Phyllis Stehm  as they explain how to use Ancestry.com, Library Edition. 
Phyllis and Jean are genealogists, and founders of the Montgomery County Genealogists' Internet Research Group.
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Tullis- Teen Hangout
4:00 PM
 Tullis- Teen Hangout
Tuesday, Oct. 28, 4:00 PM
Tullis Branch
Teens come hang out in the community room. We will have space to do homework, watch a movie, and just relax. Light refreshments provided.
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Tullis-Lego Lab
4:30 PM
 Tullis-Lego Lab
Tuesday, Oct. 28, 4:30 PMTullis-Lego Lab
Tullis Branch
Join us for fun building with Legos for ages 6 to 12 years. 
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Spinning Yarns @ The Library
5:30PM-7:00PM
 Spinning Yarns @ The Library
Tuesday, Oct. 28, 5:30PM-7:00PM
South Branch
We sit, knit, crochet, stitch, chat, share tips, and laugh.
All skill levels welcome - beginner to expert.
Please bring your own project to work on.
For more information, please call 936-442-7727, ext 6369.
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Central Library - HALLOWEEN STORYTIME AND COSTUME PARADE
10:30 am
Central Library - HALLOWEEN STORYTIME AND COSTUME PARADE
Wednesday, Oct. 29, 10:30 amCentral Library - HA
Central Branch
Central - Children ages Birth through 6 years old, and their adult caregiver, are invited to a special storytime and our annual trick-or-treat and costume parade!  Remember to bring your candy bucket and a camera!  Please arrive early to sign in and pick up a name tag.
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Mitchell Library - Family Storytime
10, 10:30 & 11
Mitchell Library - Family Storytime
Wednesday, Oct. 29, 10, 10:30 & 11
Mitchell Branch
This story program is for children of all ages (birth - age 3) and a caregiver with an emphasis on stories and activities for toddlers. This program emphasizes early literacy skills and is a great way to meet other families with young children....read more
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STEWART: Toddler Story Time
10:00 am
 STEWART: Toddler Story Time
Wednesday, Oct. 29, 10:00 am
(Wednesdays, September 3, 10, 24, October 1, 8, 22, 29, November 5, 12, 26, December 3 & 10, 10:00 a.m.)
STEWART: Toddler Sto
Stewart Branch
Bring your toddler to this fun story time including movement, music and stories with an occasional craft, and discovery activity. Recommended for children, ages 1 1/2 up to 3 years. Join us in the Meeting Room.
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Tullis-Halloween Storytime
10:00 AM
 Tullis-Halloween Storytime
Wednesday, Oct. 29, 10:00 AMTullis-Halloween Sto
Tullis Branch
A special combined storytime for Lapsit, Toddler, and Preschool children featuring
Halloween books, music, and crafts.  Come in costume and trick-or-treat in the library! For ages 0 to 6 years. 
 
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Meador Library Children’s Story Time
10:30 AM
Meador Library Children’s Story Time
Wednesday, Oct. 29, 10:30 AM
Meador Branch
Join us for Story Time on Wednesday mornings at 10:30 for 30-45 minutes of stories, songs, activities, and crafts.  Recommended for ages 2-5.  No registration required.
Today's theme: Halloween Fun
Story Time follows the Willis ISD calendar - if school's in session, then ...read more
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STEWART: PreK Story Time
11:00 am
 STEWART: PreK Story Time
Wednesday, Oct. 29, 11:00 am
(Wednesdays, September 3, 10, 24, October 1, 8, 22, 29, November 5, 12, 26, December 3 & 10, 11:00 a.m.)
STEWART: PreK Story
Stewart Branch
Preschool-aged children, from ages 3 up to 6, are invited to this story time full of friends, books, music, and a craft or special activity. We'll see you in the Meeting Room!
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Mitchell Library - Story Club
1:30 pm
 Mitchell Library - Story Club
Wednesday, Oct. 29, 1:30 pm
Mitchell Branch
This program is for children 4 and up. ** Children may attend story club by themselves, but a parent or guardian must remain in the library during the program. Children are introduced to new authors and illustrators and develops, literacy skills, listening, thinking, participation and social skills....read more
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South - Microsoft Word Tips and Tricks
1:00 PM
South - Microsoft Word Tips and Tricks
Wednesday, Oct. 29, 1:00 PMSouth - Microsoft Wo
South Branch
Simple but powerful Tips and Tricks can help you become a resourceful, competent user.
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South Library- Tween Activity Programs
4:30 PM
South Library- Tween Activity Programs
Wednesday, Oct. 29, 4:30 PM
South Branch
All programs begin at 4:30 PM.  Sign up is required and takes place approximately one month in advance of each program.  Open to ages 9-12.

October 29th- Watch Frankenweenie on the big screen.  Enjoy Halloween Craft & Goodies.
November 19th- ...read more
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Mitchell Library - Express Yourself: Craft Fun
3 - 7 pm
Mitchell Library - Express Yourself: Craft Fun
Thursday, Oct. 30, 3 - 7 pm
Mitchell Branch
The activity room will be setup with simple craft activities to make and take home. This event is a come and go activity and a child must be supervised by an adult.
 
 
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Mitchell - Picasa Photo Editing Part 2
9:30 AM
Mitchell - Picasa Photo Editing Part 2
Thursday, Oct. 30, 9:30 AMMitchell - Picasa Ph
Mitchell Branch
In part 2 you will learn how to create banners, collages, posters, movies, and gift CDs with your pictures.               
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South Library - Mother Goose Time
9:15AM & 9:45AM
South Library - Mother Goose Time
Thursday, Oct. 30, 9:15AM & 9:45AM
South Branch
Mother Goose Time is designed to promote early literacy in infants. This program focuses on nursery rhymes and movement rather than books, and is geared toward infants who aren’t yet ready for a multiple-book storytime. Parents and caregivers should be prepared to be actively involved in this ...read more
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CENTRAL LIBRARY - TODDLER TIME
10:30 am
 CENTRAL LIBRARY - TODDLER TIME
Thursday, Oct. 30, 10:30 am
Central Branch

Toddler Time Sessions

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CENTRAL LIBRARY - MOTHER GOOSE LAPSIT
10:00 am
CENTRAL LIBRARY - MOTHER GOOSE LAPSIT
Thursday, Oct. 30, 10:00 am
Central Branch
We invite children (ages birth– 18 months) to Mother Goose Lapsit to promote early literacy in infants. This program focuses on nursery rhymes and movement rather than bo...read more
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