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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.

Notary Services
Our Adult Services Team also provides notary services by appointment. To make an appointment, please book a time using our online scheduler.

Book-A-Librarian
Book time in-person or through Microsoft Teams with our Librarian staff for assistance with technology, research, or exam proctoring using our online scheduler
Reoccurring 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 subscription box with tea, books, snacks, and information on the location of the month. To sign up, visit bit.ly/TPLTeaClub, and pick up your subscription box when we email you that it is ready!
For more information, email jglover@templetx.gov

Traveling Tea Discussion Group
1st Thursday | 5:30PM | 2nd Floor
Gather with other Traveling Tea readers to discuss your favorite books, themes, and teas from the Traveling Tea Program.
For more information, email jglover@templetx.gov

Chair Yoga
Fridays | 10AM | 2nd Floor

Bring the practice of yoga to your mind and body using a chair, wheelchair, or other mobility device.
For more information, email jhentzen@templetx.gov

Adult D&D
1st & 3rd Thursdays | 12PM | 2nd Floor
Open to all adults. Bring your own character to play or select one of the pre-made characters available.
For more information, email jhentzen@templetx.gov

Veteran Board Gamers
Thursdays | 4PM | 2nd Floor
Join the Temple VA's PRRC group to play Board Games at the Library! While focused on Veterans, all are welcome!
For more information, email jhentzen@templetx.gov

Coloring, Crosswords, and Coffee
Fridays | 10AM | 2nd Floor
Enjoy your morning with the Temple Public Library over coloring, coffee, and crosswords (coffee and activities provided by Library).
For more information, email jhentzen@templetx.gov

Second Look Book Club 
1st Monday | 6PM | 2nd 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. 
For more information, email mgaines@templetx.gov

Caregiver Support Group
1st Friday | 10AM | 3rd Floor
Join the Area Agency on Aging at your Temple Public Library for a Caregiver Support Group.
For more information, email jhentzen@templetx.gov

Great Books Club
2nd Monday | 6PM | 2nd Floor
Join us for the Great Books Club which is dedicated to reading the most influential texts of Western Civilization.
For more information, email mgaines@templetx.gov

Books for Lunch
2nd Wednesday | 12PM | 3rd Floor
Sponsored by the Temple Literacy Council and Temple Public Library, enjoy a book discussion over lunch (food not provided -BYOL).
For more information, email jhentzen@templetx.gov

Sit'n'Stitch
2nd Wednesday | 5PM | 2nd Floor

Join our meet-up group of yarn enthusiasts and work on your own projects together!

Cookbook Book Club
2nd Thursday | 5:30PM | 2nd Floor
Each month members will select a recipe from an agreed upon cookbook, and bring enough for everyone the next meeting. 
For more information, email arussell@templetx.gov

Stories to Tell
2nd & 4th Thursdays | 1PM | 2nd 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. 
For more information, email arussell@templetx.gov

Unplugged: All Ages Board Games 
2nd & 4th Saturdays | 2PM | 3rd Floor
Take a Risk, Monopolize on the fun, Checkers out (too far?) all we have to offer at our monthly all-ages board game group. Play new board games, or grab an old favorite, meet new folks, and have an overall good time. Whether you're into Settlers of Catan, Magic the Gathering, or Scrabble, we have you covered.
For more information, email dcraig@templetx.gov.


Short Story Reading Group
3rd Monday | 6PM | 2nd Floor
The short story reading group will interact with more contemporary reads, with authors from the 20th century, up through well-known authors of today.
For more information, email mgaines@templetx.gov

Art Journaling
3rd Thursday | 2PM | 2nd Floor

Create a journal to record your thoughts and feelings with words, art, and images! Supplies are furnished, or feel free to bring your own.
For more information, email jhentzen@templetx.gov

Family Lego Night
3rd Thursday | 5PM | 2nd Floor
Join us for creative free building for families! Bricks are provided, but feel free to bring your own! 
For more information, email arussell@templetx.gov

Women Authors Book Club
4th Monday | 6PM | 3rd Floor
Join us as we discuss any or all of the works from Margaret Atwood. 
For more information, email jhentzen@templetx.gov

Special 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




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