Summer reading program is off and running

Hundreds of kids came to the library Wednesday for the kickoff to our summer reading program for children and young adults. The day's activities included horseback rides and free refreshments. For the next two months, Wacky Wednesdays will feature some of the best...

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A little book learning goes a long way

Has the reading of a single book ever changed your life? Has it changed your life AND the lives of your neighbors? I have been reviewing material this morning posted by Urban Intellectuals about William Kamkwamba of Malawi. When William was 14 he had to drop out of...

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Getting the kart to go-go-go!

This afternoon Pat Galvin and Carroll Wilson will be introducing teen patrons to our first-ever go-kart review and rebuild project at the library. The library already has the go-kart with a four-cycle engine, and the teens will have an opportunity to get hands-on...

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Are these among your favorites?

The Online Computer Library Center has just released results of a survey of libraries across the nation to find out the Top 100 novels of all time. What a project! And what do you think ranked at the top? Something by Preston? Something by Grisham? Gabaldin? Nora...

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PEC donates to Foundation

The Pedernales Electric Cooperative presented the library foundation a check this morning, May 14, at their offices in Canyon Lake. Carroll Wilson, representing the foundation, accepted the donation in the amount of $984 from Debbie Martinez of member relations for...

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Party time for tweens!

Saturday, May 11, 2019 2 – 4 PM The participants in this year's Tween Curiosity Club had their “End of School” party on Saturday, May 11, to celebrate a successful and fun program schedule for this past nine months. Janna Mills with the Wimberley Science Club...

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Nice to know Robert Caro is alive and well…but…

The first three volumes of the biography of Lyndon B. Johnson by Robert Caro were excellent. They were well written, well researched, included loads of interviews with people who knew LBJ when he was a student at SW Texas State and later, and won Pulitzer Prize(s). I...

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Learning about web design

On Saturday, members of the Curiosity Club at the library had a two-hour learning session called “Web Design Wars.” Tweens celebrated May 4th ("May the 4th be with you!") with a Star Wars themed web design club.  The class introduced tweens to the field of web...

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Drone zone

Tweens who are members of the Wimberley library Curiosity Club learned all about drones on Saturday, April 27 -- including how hard they are to fly the way you want them to. Group leader was Carroll Wilson, development director for the library foundation and a former...

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How to win Jeopardy

After just 15 appearances on Jeopardy, James Holzhauer had won more than $1 million, a pretty stunning amount of money in a very short period of time. Holzhauer is a professional sports bettor, so taking risks comes natural, a real advantage on the game show. But, he...

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