Hey Teens! Who's your favorite television Doctor?! Come to the Library and gather in the Moeschle Room on Saturday, November 23rd.
The exciting event, called Day of the Doctor, is for teen "Whovians" under the age of 21. Bring some snacks and a friend or two and diehard Whovians are encouraged to come in costume as your favorite incarnation of the clever Doctor himself!
We'll get started at 3:00 PM with previously aired episodes and the screening of the 50th Anniversary special will begin at 6:00 PM. Pease be aware that the Library closes at 6:00 PM so make sure you're early or you'll get locked out!
The Northeast Texas Humane Society (HSNTX) is coming to the Longview Public Library and they're even bringing their adoption trailer! Come on out to the Library on Saturday, November 16th, and adopt a pet! By adopting a dog or cat, you'll be saving a life and getting a fun, furry family member in return.
The adoption event will begin with a program in the Moeschle Room where we will learn about our local HSNTX shelter and what they do. Then we will go outside and meet some of the adoptable animals out on the plaza. The program will begin at 2:00 PM so come on out and learn how you can save an animal's life and consider taking home a new 4-legged friend!
Adoption fees are as follows:
$100 for unaltered dogs/puppies (includes a certificate for a free spay/neuter)
$75 for unaltered cats/kittens (includes a certificate for a free spay/neuter)
$50 for all altered animals
The entries from the 2013 Art of Character high school art contest are currently on display at the Longview Public Library now through December 10th.
A combined effort of the Adopt A School Partnership of Longview and area public high schools, the goal of the annual Art of Character contest is to promote character education.
The Art of Character awards ceremony will be held Wednesday, November 20th, at 5:30 PM in the Moeschle Room. Come out and support our area students while enjoying their diverse artistic talents!
If you have any questions or are interested in becoming an Adopter, please contact Mary Jane Burnett at 903-237-1390.
Join us for Charles Dickens’ timeless classic, A Christmas Carol, as told by Ebenezer Scrooge himself (played by Jerry Young)!
It will all take place in the Moeschle Room on Tuesday, December 10th at 7:00 PM. Don't miss this captivating story, recommended for school age children, teens, and adults. It'll be fun for the whole family!
Our friends from the Texas Shakespeare Festival have generously agreed to come to the Longview Public Library to do a dramatic reading of How The Grinch Stole Christmas. Join us in the Moeschle Room on Thursday, December 5th at 5:00 PM
A delightful tale for all ages, this Dr. Seuss book will come alive when read by these talented actors and actresses.Free, festive, family fun like this is very hard to beat so don't miss out!
Come catch the Christmas spirit as we're treated to a free concert! The Hallsville High School Choir has graciously agreed to come sing some holiday tunes for our Library patrons. They'll be here on Friday, December 13th, at 5:00 PM. Stop by and support these talented kids!
Don't miss the annual Longview Christmas Parade on Thursday, December 5th! This year's theme is "Storybook Christmas" and the Longview public Library is participating this year with a float entry! The parade, sponsored by AMBUCS, will begin its route through downtown Longview at 6:30 PM.
For more parade information, visit the Chamber of Commerce website: http://www.visitlongviewtexas.com/downtown_attractions/Longview-AMBUCS-Christmas-Parade
“He’s making a list, he's checking it twice”. . . .and he’s coming to Longview Public Library!
That’s right, Santa Claus will be stopping by the Longview Public Library's Children’s Department! He and Mrs. Claus will be here 1 day only: Wednesday, December 4th. They'll be bringing a special guest along for the ride too! He's green, he's sneaky, and he's back...The Grinch!!!! Hold on to your candy canes or they just might disappear!
New this year will be a photo booth! Moore Music Entertainment will be providing a photo booth for us during the Santa visit free of charge! Dress in your holiday best and smile pretty! You'll get a great photo in return that you can use to make your holiday greeting cards!
Don't miss out on this fun, festive event- it all starts at 10:30 AM!
Library to Host Lock-in for Genealogists
Friday, February 10th, gather your research materials and head for the Longview Public Library's Genealogy/Local History Department for a night of undisturbed research from 6:00 PM until 12:00 midnight. The doors will be locked at 6:00 PM, so be sure to be in the library before then or you'll get locked out of all the fun!
The library computers will be available for free access to the Footnote database of millions of military records, Dawes Rolls and other important records. Use Ancestry and the Heritage Quest database of Census, Revolutionary War Pension Records, the Freedman's Bank, PERSI and thousands of family history books. Search Newsbank Historical Newspapers database that has complete newspapers dating back to the 1600's! The list goes on and on and on.
You may also bring your own laptop and use the library's WiFi. Regretfully, Footnote and Ancestry are only accessible on the library computers.
Snacks & drinks will be allowed.
For more information, please call Ms. Linda Laminack at 903-237-1359.
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