Looking for a good book? Come to the Scholastic Book Fair: December 9th - 13th at the Longview Public Library!
Parents, come in and get clued in on great gifts for Christmas, Hannukah, birthdays and more! Some new books are great tools to keep the kids quiet on your next roadtrip or family vacation! we’ll have a little of everything from cool nonfiction reads to your favorite chapter and picture books.
TheScholastic book fair will be set up in the Moeschle Room during library hours. Cash, checks and credit cards will be accepted.
The Children's Department staff will be doing a special reading of Clement Clarke Moore's famous poem "T'was The Night Before Christmas." Gather with us in the department on Monday, December 23rd for this festive reading at 5:00 PM.
Join us on Wednesday, December 18th, for a merry morning of holiday crafting! We'll be creating holiday cards to give to our loved ones. Just bring your creative minds and we'll provide all the cards, art supplies, glitter and more!
Also, thanks to a generous donation from our local Corner Bakery, we'll also be providing yummy cookies to decorate with colorful frosting, sprinkles and other festive trimmings!
It's going to be lots and lots of fun!
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
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!
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