Library to reopen on limited basis on May 26

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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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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