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Thursday, March 10th, 2011

Library plans childrens’ spring break activities

Local musician Andy Hartsock will headline the Kids Rock! concert at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 16 as part of the San Marcos Public Library's schedule of spring break events.

Wednesday, February 16th, 2011

'Kuda Lumping' project at library looks at Javanese tradition

The San Marcos Public Library, 625 East Hopkins Street, invites children ages five and older and their families to make an unusual craft at 10 a.m. Saturday. The one-of-a-kind crafting event will feature Fullbright scholar Nita Novianti...

Wednesday, February 9th, 2011

San Marcos Public Library wins award for story time program

Recently the San Marcos Public Library was honored with the Central Texas Library System's Friends 2011 Project of the Year Award for its Childcare Storytime project. The project brings a weekly story time to children in childcare...

Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011

Library hosts Anthony Lux in free concert

The San Marcos Public Library, 625 East Hopkins Street, will present pianist Anthony Lux in a free concert on Wednesday at 7 p.m. The public is invited to attend.

Friday, January 21st, 2011

The Weekend: Bloodthirsty plants, photographs and music

There's something very Texas about wind. We've been getting it all week. We've been getting it forever. And we know which way the wind is blowing this weekend in and around San Marcos.

Thursday, January 20th, 2011

Great Books Discussion Group to focus on Poe

The Great Books Discussion Group at the San Marcos Public Library will discuss Edgar Allan Poe's short story "The Black Cat" on Jan. 24 at 7 p.m. New members are welcome to join the group at any...

Monday, January 10th, 2011

Registration for library GED classes starts Monday

The San Marcos Public Library and a ten-county adult education cooperative are offering free classes for adults in English as a Second Language, GED test preparation and basic skills. Registration is starting this week for entrance to...

Thursday, January 6th, 2011

Library to feature puppet show

The San Marcos Public Library is featuring another popular puppet show on Jan. 11 and Jan. 14. "The Gingerbread Man" has been a popular folktale for many years.

Wednesday, January 5th, 2011

Library to offer free Spanish classes

The San Marcos Public Library, 625 East Hopkins Street, will offer free beginning and intermediate Spanish classes starting Jan. 18. Volunteers are being recruited in the hopes of offering more classes.

Tuesday, January 4th, 2011

Community Action to hold college prep sessions

Community Action of Hays, Caldwell and Blanco Counties is sponsoring a college prep academy this month to show prospective college students some of the ropes so they can get the most education for the money. Information sessions...

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