Why Crafting Is Good For You

I’ll let you in on a secret…creating handmade crafts have the ability to make you relaxed and happy! If you have ever lost track of time while working with your hands then you have experienced a form of meditation.  Making handmade items is inconsistent with anxiety,...

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Why I Love the Library

There is a library down the street from my parent’s house but we never went there because of the city zoning. In order to check out books, we would have to pay a yearly fee or go to the library in another town. My mom would take me to a used bookstore or to the thrift...

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What is YA literature and who can read it?

Patrons sometimes wander into the Young Adult (YA) section of the library and ask, “What exactly is in this section?” Usually, after I answer, most patrons say they wish there had been a YA section of the library when they were growing up. While there may not have...

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Library to reopen on limited basis on May 26, 2020

The Wimberley Village Library will reopen on a limited basis on May 26, according to Library Director Carolyn Manning. Hours of operation will be from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. “Patrons will be allowed entrance to the library to pick up and check out...

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Front-porch service started today!

The library staff began offering front-porch book and movie delivery at 1 p.m. today. A half-dozen patrons were waiting in the parking lot for the event. The library has been closed because of the COVID-19 virus. Here's how the front-porch program works: Go to the...

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We may be closed, but we’re still opening minds!

It’s now easier than ever for you to obtain a library card for use at the Wimberley Village Library. We’ve added online card signup as an additional service while we are closed due to the Covid-19 virus. With your new card you can access literally hundreds of classes,...

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New poll shows libraries’ use growing

This morning in its online newsletter, CNN reporter Harmeet Kaur reported on a new poll that shows library are hardly on the wane across the United States. Here are the first couple of paragraphs from that story: "Who says libraries are dying? "Last year, Americans...

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Library circulation sets record in ’19

The Wimberley Village Library saw record high circulation of materials in 2019. Data compiled by Library Director Carolyn Manning were turned over to the library district board of trustees during the board’s first meeting of 2020. Total circulation last year was...

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Teen added to foundation board

A high-school sophomore has been named to the board of the Wimberley Village Library Foundation as part of an effort to diversify the board and to hear ideas from new voices. Sophia Fox, 16, is a student at Wimberley High School. Her service on the foundation board...

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