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ServicesYour Adult Services staff are here to assist you with your research needs, including assistance with computers, access to genealogical and archival material, readers advisory, and researching information on the history of Temple.

REgular ProgramsBelow are some of our regular programs, which occur on a monthly/quarterly basis. For a full list of programs, be sure to visit our Calendar of Events

Traveling Tea
Sign up for our traveling tea club, a free, quarterly tea subscription box with tea, books,snacks, and information on the location of the month. To sign up, visit, and pick up your subscription box when we email you that it is ready! 

Second Look Book Club 
1st Mondays | 6PM | 3rd Floor
Join us as we read books that were best-sellers when first released. These books were so good, they are worth a second look. 

Great Books Club
2nd Mondays | 6PM | 3rd Floor
Join us for the great books club which is dedicated to reading the most influential texts of Western Civilization.

Adult Lego Club 
2nd Saturdays | 11AM | 2nd Floor
Join us for creative free building as we discuss our favorite bricks! Future meetings may include themes and sets. 

Books for Lunch
2nd Wednesdays | 12PM | 3rd Floor
Sponsored by the Temple Literacy Council and Temple Public Library, enjoy a book discussion over lunch (food not provided -BYOL).

Stories to Tell
2nd & 4th Thursdays | 1 PM | 3rd Floor
Come write with us! Get your ideas and writing flowing. This is an all-women’s writing group that uses prompts based upon an idea, word,question, or phrase. 

Short Story Reading Group
3rd Mondays | 6PM | 3rd Floor
The short story reading group will interacts with more contemporary reads, with authors from the 20th century, up through well-known authors of today.

Podcast Brunch Club
3rd Saturdays | 1PM | 2nd Floor
It's like a book club, but for podcasts! Join us every 3rd Sunday at 1 PM for brunch and to discuss the 3 - 5 podcast episodes we listened to in the month. Sign up today at 

One-Off ProgramsThese are new and upcoming one-off programs brought to you by the Temple Public Library Adult Services Team.  For a full list of programs, be sure to visit our Calendar of Events

NaNoWriMo Writing Challenge
Online | November 1 - 30

November means football, Thanksgiving, and pumpkin spice everything, but it also means writing! Nearly half a million people around the world set aside time every November to write their stories as part of National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo). This annual creative writing project aims to get people of all ages to write 50,000 words by the end of the month. The Temple Public Library will be challenging participants to write 50,000-word/200 pages first draft of a novel in one month. All these materials and information can be found on the NaNoWriMo Website and have been adapted for Beanstack

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