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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.
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 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! 

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. 
For more information, email mgaines@templetx.gov

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.
For more information, email mgaines@templetx.gov

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).
For more information, email jhentzen@templetx.gov

Cookbook Book Club
2nd Thursdays| 5:30PM | 3rd 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 | 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. 
For more information, email arussell@templetx.gov

Short Story Reading Group
3rd Mondays | 6PM | 3rd 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

Family Lego Night
3rd Thursdays | 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 Mondays | 6PM | 3rd Floor
Join us as we discuss any or all of the works from Margaret Atwood. 
For more information, email jhentzen@templetx.gov

Unplugged: All Ages Board Games 
2nd and 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.

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




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