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DIVE INTO SUMMER—READ!
Visit the library now to sign up for summer reading! Kids—log your minutes to earn prizes; teens and adults—get a raffle ticket for each book you read, and enter drawings for fabulous prizes! Fun activities for all ages are happening every week: check out the Summer Reading Blog, Summer Reading Flyer, or Calendar of Events for more information, or call us at 512.767.6620. See you soon!
STORYTIME CONTINUES ALL SUMMER! Ms. Laurie and the Bee invite you to join us for Storytime each week. “Preschool Pals” for ages 3-5 takes place at 10:30 am or 11:15 am each Thursday, and “Toddler Tales” for ages 1-3 takes place at 10:30 am or 11:15 am on Fridays. For more information, visit the Bee's Storytime Buzz, or call us at 767-6620.
BEE CAVE BOOK CLUB NEWS: The BEE CAVE BOOK CLUB meets once a month to discuss an eclectic and interesting selection of fiction and nonfiction. The BCBC is an informal and diverse group of all ages who come together to share a love of reading and relaxed conversation. We welcome all new members, and invite everyone who is interested to join us, even if you have not read the book. For a complete list of dates and titles, please see the 2013 Bee Cave Book Club Selections. The club generally meets on the second Thursday of the month at 7:00 pm in the library, with the exception of February. Any changes in the meeting location or date will be announced on this site, on our Facebook page or in our monthly newsletter. For more information, please contact Angela at 767-6625 or email@example.com
WE’RE THREE FOR THREE! Bee Cave Public Library has received a FIVE STAR RATING for the third year in a row! Library Journal’s 2012 Index of Public Library Service again ranked your library among the nation’s best comparing libraries of similar population sizes and budgets. Thank you to all our patrons for helping make us a Five Star Library!
THE TOP 100 LISTS ARE HERE! What were the most popular titles of 2011 at our Library? Click to check out the most popular titles in adult fiction,
GREAT WEBSITES FOR KIDS! Click HERE for links to exemplary websites geared to children from birth to age 14. Topics include Animals, The Arts, History & Biography, Literature & Languages, Math & Computers, Reference, Science, and Social Studies. These sites have been evaluated by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association. The sites are carefully selected using established criteria, and are relevant, appropriate, and accessible!
ANNOUNCING….DOWNLOADABLE E-BOOKS and more!
Click on the OVERDRIVE logo at right to enter our new digital library to check out e-Books, e-Audiobooks and more! There are easy TUTORIALS to walk you through the process, and LINKS to the free software you’ll need. Have your Bee Cave library card number handy, and call us if you need to reset your PIN.
Need more information about digital media in general? Click HERE for a guided tour.
NEW! For detailed information about storytime themes, books suggestions, and tips for reading to your children, check out our new storytime blog, The Bee’s Storytime Buzz. NOTE: The library may photograph or videotape storytime and other events for library promotional purposes. Please notify library staff if you do not wish to be photographed.
ResumeMaker now available! This best-selling software is a web-based resume-writing solution that provides the highest quality resumes and additional tools to help you find your dream job. Click here to access step-by-step guides to a perfect resume, powerful job search tools, and much more!
LEARN A NEW LANGUAGE with Mango Languages! Log on using your Bee Cave library card number, and learn to speak another language. It’s free and easy to use—nothing to download or install. There are 12 languages available, with more to come. Try this great new resource made possible by a grant from the Loan Star Libraries program of the Texas State Library and Archives Commission.GIVE THE GIFT OF READING -- Wondering what to give those hard-to-shop-for people on your holiday gift list? Let us help! Make a donation to the library for a new book in their honor—it’s the perfect gift, unique and personal, and no wrapping is necessary! Click here for details.
GENEALOGY DATABASE AVAILABLE: Ancestry Library Edition is now available, from inside the library only. Read more about this amazing genealogy research tool, or come to the library and try it out for yourself!
FUN FOR KIDS: Check out TumbleBooks, a collection of animated, talking picture books, puzzles and games! TumbleBooks are created from existing picture books which have been licensed from children's book publishers and converted to the TumbleBook format. If you are unable to view the books you can download the Flash plug-in for free at www.macromedia.com.
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED! Click here to apply!
Preschool (ages 3 & up) Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. & 11:15 a.m.
Toddler (ages 1-1/2 to 3) Fridays at 10:30 a.m. & 11:15 a.m.
Storytime offers parents, caregivers, and children a chance to have fun, enjoy books together, sing songs, learn fingerplays, and share the joy of reading. Storytime on Fridays features shorter sessions for toddlers’ shorter attention spans, but any age is welcome either day. Storytime is held in Community Room B, above the library. If you are running late, please enter quietly and join us on the floor. We look forward to having you!