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May 2023 Newsletter


The Library will open late at 11AM on Friday, May 5.
The Library will be closed Monday, May 29th for Memorial Day.

Our Summer Reading Kick-Off Party starts on May 27th, you can find more information about our Summer Reading Programs HERE!

The Temple Public Library will team up with the Temple Children's Museum, Lena Armstrong Public Library (Belton), the Temple Railroad & Heritage Museum, and the Bell County Museum for the Family Summer Passport, a fun way for families to stay engaged and learning this Summer all while winning awesome prizes. Learn more today by visiting the Family Summer Passport Website. The fun begins May 31!
matt brandon
Matt Brandon Photography
May 20th | 1PM - 3PM | 3rd Floor

Matt Brandon is a Malaysia-based assignment photographer who has experience photographing for assignment, editorial, and nonprofits. He has been featured in publications such as National Geographic Traveler and PBS. Join us as we welcome Mr. Brandon for a discussion and presentation on his work and adventures across Ladakh and Kashmir, India!


Summer Reading Program:
All Together Now


The Temple Public Library is excited to announce the 2023 Summer Reading Program: All Together Now! There are challenges and events for all ages to participate.You can earn rewards for reading books you choose! Registration starts May 27. 


50 Books Before Graduation
 Prepare for your next chapter in life with our teen reading challenge: 50 Books Before Graduation! Register at or sign up with the Beanstack Tracker app. This challenge is for ages 12-18.

Temple Public Library

100 W Adams Ave.
Temple, TX 76501
Monday - Friday: 10AM - 7PM
Friday & Saturday: 10AM - 6PM
Sunday: 1PM - 6PM

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Monday - Friday: 10AM- 5:30PM
Saturday & Sunday: 1PM - 4PM
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