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Programs & Classes
Free and open to the public -- bring a friend!


Tuesday, April 3, 11 a.m.:  Storytime with stories, crafts, science experiments, and other literacy activities for children of all ages with an adult caregiver. Homeschoolers, preschoolers, visitors -- all are welcome.
Wednesday, April 4, 1:30 p.m.: The Wednesday Matinee Book Club has reserved the community room for their meeting.
Thursday, April 5, noon: 
 Learn @ Lunch. Do you need to make posters, flyers, brochures, or invitations for work, home, or volunteer assignments? This introduction to the free, online graphic design website canva.com can show you how to get started making professional-quality materials with just a computer and printer. You are welcome to bring a brown bag lunch.
Monday, April 9, 11 a.m.: Note new time for TEDxJDCL Ted Talks. viewing and discussion. Join volunteer Kathy Hurst to explore topics across a wide range of interests.
Tuesday, April 10, 11 a.m.:  Storytime with stories, crafts, science experiments, and other literacy activities for children of all ages with an adult caregiver. Homeschoolers, preschoolers, visitors -- all are welcome.
Wednesday, April 11, 3-4 p.m.: A reception to welcome newcomers to our community and show them around the library and the resources we have to offer. Residents, long or short term, are especially invited to also help acclimate our newer residents to Jeff Davis County. Refreshments will be served.
Thursday, April 12, noon: Talk Dewey to Me nonfiction book club meeting to discuss "Eat­s, Shoot­s & Leaves: The Ze­ro ­Tol­er­ance Ap­proach ­to Punc­tu­a­tion" by Lynne Truss. All are welcome if you've read the book or not. 
You are welcome to bring a brown bag lunch.
Friday, April 13, noon: Words That Sing: a Celebration of National Poetry Month. April Armstrong will present works that delight, challenge, and entertain, by poets from various eras and countries. Attendees are encouraged to bring some of their own favorites to share. You are welcome to bring a brown bag lunch.
Monday, April 16, noon: Learn @ Lunch. It's spring cleaning time and Earth Day is coming up -- no better time to learn how to make nontoxic household cleansers. Whether you've got allergies or just want to save money and make your own, join us for this hands-on workshop. You are welcome to bring a brown bag lunch.
Tuesday, April 17, 11 a.m.:  Storytime with stories, crafts, science experiments, and other literacy activities for children of all ages with an adult caregiver. Homeschoolers, preschoolers, visitors -- all are welcome.
Tuesday, April 17, 6 p.m.: The Friends of the Jeff Davis County Library present a book signing and talk by Fort Davis writer Lonn Taylor. See story below for details.
Thursday, April 19, 2-4 p.m.: The Davis Mountains Button Club will meet and discuss buttons with the topic of Greek mythology. All are welcome to come and learn about the fascinating hobby of collecting and showing buttons.
Tuesday, April 24, 11 a.m.:  Storytime with stories, crafts, science experiments, and other literacy activities for children of all ages with an adult caregiver. Homeschoolers, preschoolers, visitors -- all are welcome.

Thursday, April 26, noon: Sit & Stitch with Pamela Cook. Bring a needlework project or learn how to crochet in this informal get-together. All crafters welcome. You are welcome to bring a brown bag lunch.
Friday, April 27, 2 p.m.: Tea on the Terrace. Stop by for a "cuppa" and a biscuit at the library, on the terrace if weather permits. If it's too blustery, we'll offer tea and socializing in the community room. 
Monday, April 30, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.: Join us for a celebration of Lone Star Dia. See story below for details.

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Phone: 432-426-3802
Email: library@co.jeff-davis.tx.us


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