• September 28, 2016

On The Bookshelf

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New releases a big hit at library

New books are flying off the shelves just as fast as they are put up at the Copperas Cove Public Library. Luckily for the library staff and visitors, there are plenty of books still being sorted that have yet to be made available for check out.

Steampunk group getting started at Cove library

The Copperas Cove Public Library is holding its monthly Gaming Day on Saturday for anyone who wishes to participate, and games such as Magic! the Gathering, Dungeons and Dragons, and other role-playing and tabletop games are expected to be on deck from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.

New audiobooks, e-books added to online catalog at library

In the past few weeks, the Copperas Cove Public Library has been working hard to bolster their online catalog, making a veritable cornucopia of e-books available for checkout by library users.

September meetings starting again; Makers plan Rube Goldberg device

School is officially in full swing now, and while that means long days of sitting in the classroom and long nights of homework, it also means it’s a good time to head on over to the Copperas Cove Public Library.

New books hitting shelves every week at library

The end-of-year book purchases are rolling in, and new books and materials are making their way onto the shelves at the Copperas Cove Public Library every week.

Library’s shelves filling with end-of-year book purchases

Books are officially beginning to appear on the shelves after the first round of end-of-year purchases by the Copperas Cove Public Library.

Library booth at GeekFest at CTC to feature books

At first glance, GeekFest at CTC and the Cove library may seem like an odd combination, but the library will have a booth in the Anderson Campus Center on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. to show that is not true.

Book club to discuss TV’s ‘Fargo’ creator’s newest novel

The book club at the library will meet Aug. 17 to discuss “Before the Fall,” the newest novel from Noah Hawley, the creator of the “Fargo” television show.

Library staff planning big book buys during August, September

The Summer Reading Program at the Copperas Cove Public Library is officially over, but library staff and volunteers are not slowing down, preparing for big, end-of-year book purchases.

Library to host pizza parties for teens, young kids

Next week is pizza week at the Copperas Cove Public Library, as staff and volunteers host pizza parties for teens and young children who met their reading goals during the Summer Reading Program.

"Pokemon Go" sends people to the library

The Summer Reading Program is in full swing at the library, but that is no longer the only reason young people are heading to the library. After July 6, "Pokemon Go" players have been flocking to the location to try and catch their own pocket monsters.

Library to host teen scavenger hunt

This week’s summer reading events at the Copperas Cove Public Library will open with a scavenger hunt for the Teen Group on Tuesday, with teens being sent around the library for various activities.

Beat the heat: Summer Reading Program events head indoors

As the summer heat sets in, some people are looking for any excuse to stay indoors.

Zoofari animals coming to library

Participants in the Summer Reading Program at the library will be heading outside Tuesday for a Let’s Play Golf event at the Hills of Cove Golf Course.

The summer reading season is here, and the feeling is good

The summer reading program at the Copperas Cove Public Library has officially started, and families are already flooding to the library’s conference room to participate in the events, so much so that staff have plans to implement a ticket system for entry to the Thursday events.

Library’s Summer Reading Program kicks off with storm of swords

The kickoff for the Summer Reading Program at the Copperas Cove Public Library isn’t technically until Wednesday, but I think it would be safe to say the events really start in earnest this evening, with the Heather Dale concert from 7 to 9 p.m. at the library.

Library stocks children’s book for summer; 3-D printer still available

Next week is expected to be a bit light in terms of events at the Copperas Cove Public Library, with the only item on the calendar being the Heather Dale concert at 7 p.m. Friday, but there are still more than 1,000 reasons to visit the library, and most of them line the shelves, just waiting to be picked up.

Summer Reading Program begins June 15, sign up now

This Copperas Cove Public Library will be closed Memorial Day weekend, but when staff returns, the Summer Reading Program will be in full gear to begin June 15.

Square dance class ends May 27; sign up for Summer Reading Program

The Double C Square Dancing Class will be winding down their weekly lessons at the Copperas Cove Public Library during the summer months so the group can prepare for their own competitions.

Makers Club looks to start big 3-D printing project

The Makers Club will be meeting at its usual time Wednesday at 6 p.m., but with a special goal in mind.

May is preparation month for Summer Reading Program at library

The weekly Toddler Time and Story Time at the Copperas Cove Public Library has been canceled for May, but only because the library is gearing up for something even bigger.

Library offering final Toddler, Story Times until June

Copperas Cove Public Library employee Martha Dye is taking a break from leading Toddler Time and Story Time on Tuesday and Thursday at 10 a.m., respectively, in order to tour the local schools and talk about the upcoming Summer Reading Program.

Library’s book club discusses novel highlighting love of literature

In this modern age, it can hard to explain to some people what the appeal of a book is, especially when information is so easily obtained in small snippets and blurbs from any one of hundreds of different sources, whether it be a favorite blog, a local news station, Twitter or even Facebook.

Cove library has big plans for National Library Week

The Copperas Cove Public Library has one of its biggest weeks of the year coming up, as Monday through Saturday will see staff and visitors celebrating National Library Week, with different events happening each day.

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