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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Writers tell about libraries in News & Views

Wimberley Valley News & Views, which is published on the 15th of every month, has featured several of our volunteers and staff members within the magazine's pages. Below, we're posting several of them. By Carroll Wilson The first Kindle reader by Amazon came out...

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And the winner is …

The “Bookmobile,” a go-kart that was rebuilt and refurbished over the summer as part of the Teen Summer Project, was raffled off at the Friends Annual Booksale in October. Charlie Plassmann was the lucky raffle ticket holder and stopped by the library to pick up his...

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Sound learning

Tween Curiosity Club members experimented with sound vibrations by making cup-and-string “turkey cluckers." Tweens discussed emulsions and, like the first pilgrims, made their own butter to accompany their yeast pretzel roll! Tweens finished their Thanksgiving...

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Making short movies

This last Saturday, members of the library Tween club had "Spooktacular Technology" fun with Kyle Kunkel! They learned how to make spooky short Gif animations, role played a Halloween adventure, and got gifts (a candy treat bag and a flash drive to take home), The...

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Huge crowd for book sale on first day

The book-lovers turned out in large numbers today for the annual Friends of the Library book sale at Chapel in the Hills. Today, the sale was open only to members of the Friends. On Saturday, anyone and everyone is welcome. Rest assured there will be plenty of books...

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First: Eat the popsicle …

And then you have the stick. What a shame to throw it away! Our Tween Curiosity Club members last weekend held onto them and had a table full of embellishments that included spiders, paint, popsicle sticks and of course imagination! Ann Steine with Hill Country Art...

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I’m back!

It's been awhile since I've written in this space, and not because I didn't have stuff to write about but because I got out of the habit, then forgot the password, then got a new password, forgot that one, got a new one, etc. I've been driving the IT crew crazy, and I...

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We paraded on the Fourth

Teens who are part of the go-kart renovation team and teens who otherwise volunteer at the library this summer got up early on the Fourth to prepare our float for the big Wimberley parade through downtown. Under the supervision of teen librarian Pat Galvin they...

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Critters galore!

All kinds of critters including reptiles and mammals made an appearance during Wacky Wednesday today at the library. The students from Good Sam were in attendance as were a room full of parents, children and grandparents. Wacky Wednesday is every Wednesday through the...

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