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LEGO Club meets December 18

Thursday, December 18, 6-7 p.m.
All children are invited to come and create a LEGO masterpiece! Your creation will be displayed in the library.

Classic film series: "White Christmas" December 18

Thursday, December 18, 1 p.m.
Our Classic Film series continues with White Christmas. Participants will hear an introduction to the feature film and then enjoy watching the presentation on the big screen.

Job opening for Technology Librarian

The Library is accepting applications for the position of Library and Information Systems Manager and Technology Librarian. Application, job description, and supplemental questionnaire can be found on the City of Austin website. Applications must be received by 5 p.m. on Tuesday, January 13, 2015. Preferred start date is February 23, 2015.

Winter clothing Dobby Drive through December 19

The Harry Potter Alliance is collecting new or gently-used outerwear for children and adults in the community. Coats, hats, mittens, scarves, snowpants, blankets, and warm socks are all appreciated, and will be distributed through the Welcome Center. Drop off your donations now through December 19.

Genre Hoppers book club meets January 5

Monday, January 5, 7 p.m.
All teens and young adults are invited to the next meeting of Genre Hoppers, a book club where we read from a different genre each month. January's genre is realistic fiction.

Teen Advisory Group meets January 19

Monday, January 19, 6:30 p.m.
The Teen Advisory Group is a group for teens, where we discuss what teens want to see in the Library. All teens are welcome to participate. There will be no meeting in December.

Free Driver's License Practice Tests!

Get ready to take your written driver's license permit test with these free practice tests!  Drive safely!

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Open viewing hours for The Saint John's Bible

The Saint John's Bible
The Heritage Edition of The Saint John's Bible is on display in its case during regular library hours. Volumes are available for viewing outside the case during posted “Open Viewing Hours” and for special study or group visits by appointment. Please contact the library at least one week in advance, if possible, to request an appointment. The library will accommodate as many requests as staff and volunteer availability allow.