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July Newsletter


Happening in July

Announcements & Closures

Summer Reading is happening now! Learn more and register today by visiting our Summer Reading Webpage or stop by one of our service desks for a Summer Reading Guide and Reading Log.

Join us for the Summer Passport Program! Visit participating library and museum locations throughout Bell County to earn stamps and redeem your passport for prizes. Learn more about how to participate on the Summer Passport website!

We will be closed on July 4 in observance of Independence Day.

Summer Reading 
June 1 - August 31

Summer is not over yet, and there is still time to participate in Summer Reading by reading books & collecting prizes. All ages are welcome to participate!

Arts & Culture Master Plan
The City of Temple is creating an Arts & Culture Master Plan, and we want to hear from you! Visit the link above to provide feedback and learn more about the plan.

Joe McDermott
July 10 | 2PM
If you are looking for a fun, high-energy hour of music & movement, look no further than this show! You won't want to miss it!

The Singing Zoologist

June 22 | 10AM

Join Lucas Miller, the Singing Zoologist, for zany humor, smart songwriting, and a love of science and the natural world!

Home Organizing with Jane Atlas
July 20 | 2PM

Get to the root of hoarding, declutter without overwhelm, and implement systems to prevent it with professional organizer, Jane Atlas. 

Photography with Wes Albanese
July 27 | 10AM

Learn how to take impressive photographs with the smartphone in your pocket from local professional photographer, Wes Albanese. 
Check out regularly occurring programs & resources below. 
For a full list of library events, visit our online calendar
Next Stop: STEAM 
Every 2nd Wednesday | 5PM

Take a break, unwind, and relax after school with constructive and imaginative play that promotes education through STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics). Children are encouraged to be innovative, foster creative problem-solving and critical thinking, and harness their natural ability to ask questions and find answers. All supplies and activities are provided. For ages 5 - 11. 
Crafts & Drafts
Every 4th Saturday | 2PM
This meet-up welcomes all adults who are looking to build a community of artists, crafters, and friends in their area while enjoying a beverage at Temple's very own Bold Republic Brewing Company. Bring your own project and supplies! For ages 18+. 
Tween Advisory Board
Every 3rd Tuesday | 5PM

Calling all Tweens: The Temple Public Library needs your help! Join us for our Tween Advisory Board where you can help influence the future of tween programs. If you are between the ages of 11 and 13, join us on the third Tuesday of each month in the Teen Space. For ages 11 - 13. 

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