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Wednesday, January 7, 2009 • Posted January 6, 2009

The Library will begin 2009 with an outstanding photography exhibit, two free classes, an exciting ebook signing, youth art classes with instructor Olga Ibarra and Maggie Goodman’s creative drama classes.

David Marshall, son of Blanco residents and Library volunteers Susan Marshall and Alan Cooper, will have an exhibit of his work on display in the Library’s large conference room for the month of January. David was born and raised in Spring, Texas and graduated in 2002 from the College of Santa Fe, New Mexico, receiving degrees in Photography and Environmental Sciences. The work on display at the Library consists of photographs from his senior thesis show. David has exhibited work in NYC, Washington DC, Amsterdam and a solo show in Santa Fe. He lives and works in NYC where he pursues photography and music.

Genealogy classes, conducted by Nikki Lockwood, will begin on Thursday, January 15, 6:30-8:00pm. Classes will continue on January 22 and 29 and February 5. An intermediate class series will continue if interest is shown. Please call the Library at 833-4280 to sign up.

Blanco County author, fitness expert and Library volunteer Tam Thompson will have Texas’ first ebook signing at the Library on Saturday, January 17 from 2:00-4:00pm. Her book Busy Sexy Body takes you step-by-step through tailored workout programs guaranteed to help you lose weight and get healthier and fit so you feel great. Her ebook is an electronic version of a book you can download to your email and read online with a reader like Amazon’s Kindle or to print out. How does it work? Come into the Library and 1) go to the computer and visit 2) buy the book and get three free bonus gifts 3) get a full-color ebook cover signed by Tam and ask her your weight loss and fitness questions and 4) lose weight, get in great shape and save money. Come in and talk to Tam-she walks her talk.

Olga Ibarra’s art classes for children continue to be one of our most popular programs. Drop in on a Thursday afternoon and watch these little artists at work. You’ll be amazed!

Maggie Goodman’s drama classes for young and old meet on Wednesday afternoons and are creative, fun and self-confidence builders. Watch for their performances.

Beginning computer classes will be held on Saturdays, January 3 and February 7 from 10:00am-12:00pm with instructor Barbara Mishell. Computers are here to stay so take advantage of this opportunity. The class is limited to six participants.

Our website www. is always available for information on programs and activities at the Library. We’re a busy place and are always happy to see you!

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