As part of that time of year again, Diana Blackburn is offering, free of charge, to help patrons with their taxes. She has one hour appointment slots available at the library the first Thursdays of February, March, and April, from 12pm to 7pm. This is for individuals who made $57,000 or less in 2012. Bring your W-2 and make sure you have an e-mail address set up. Call to make your appointment ASAP!
Sunny the Reading Dog returns! He is coming on first and third Mondays 3:30-4:30p.m. to help kids work on their reading skills! We will have special guest dogs Lucy and Lucky the week of January 28th – 31st, 3:30 – 4:30p.m. to help kids read too! Teens! Don’t forget our anime night on this fourth Thursday at 5:30p.m.
The Blanco Book Bunch is hosting author Betsy Dudley, who wrote Rena’s Gospel of Beauty, February 16 at 11am at the library. This book is about Betsy’s grandmother, Rena, who lived her life “preaching the Gospel of Beauty” and creating beauty for others. Betsy will describe how she was inspired to write the book and touch on the nuts and bolts of publishing.
Recently Added Bestsellers: Agenda 21 by Glenn Beck, On the Island by Tracey Garvis Graves, Criminal by Karin Slaughter.
Special Announcement–There has been an abandoned bicycle at the library since before Thanksgiving. If you think this may be your bike, please stop by the library or give us a call to see if this belongs to you.
As always, remember to check our website at blancolib.org or call us at 830-833-4280 for more information.