• January 21, 2017

On The Bookshelf

The Latest News

Writing club heading across the street for open mic night at Lil-Tex

One group that has been meeting monthly at the Copperas Cove Public Library for the past several months is planning to take its members outside the building tonight to expand their audience.

Library offers returning programs, new books for the new year

Sadly, the holidays are officially over, and that means winter break is at an end.

Library offers warm place to enjoy a good book

An arctic cold front is expected to hit the area later this afternoon, so while the weather outside may be frightful, the Copperas Cove Public Library offers the warmth of friendship and good books with many of the upcoming events in January.

Ring in the new year with a book

We are still smack dab in the middle of holidays right now, which means a couple of things: one, people might officially be getting tired of their extended family; and two, burying your face in a good book is one of the best ways to tell your extended family “Don’t talk to me right now.”

Pick up a book or three for long winter nights

Christmas Day is only two days away, and New Year’s Day is only one week after that, so most people are planning to stay in their warm homes with their warm families and celebrate the season.

Book Club meeting, Gaming Day event slated at library next week

There isn’t much in the way of events scheduled at the Copperas Cove Public Library next week, as staff and volunteers are preparing to spend the Christmas holiday with family and friends.

2 days remain for Friends of Library book sale

The weeklong Friends of the Library book sale still has two days left, but Copperas Cove Public Library Director Kevin Marsh said business has been booming during the week.

Book sale starts Monday at library

The Friends of the Library will start their weeklong book sale Monday, and they have several tables of books ready at the Copperas Cove Public Library. The sale will run Monday through Saturday and is open during the library’s normal business hours.

Library offers uplifting books to be thankful for

After a filling Thanksgiving dinner, the last thing most people want to think about for a week is food.

Holiday perfect for curling up with a good book

Next week is going to be a light one at the Copperas Cove Public Library because the doors are closed Thursday, Friday and Saturday so staff and volunteers can spend the Thanksgiving holiday weekend with their families.

Library looking for input on upcoming teen zone

The Copperas Cove Public Library is hoping to see a large group of teens for the Teen Reading Club on Thursday, because library Director Kevin Marsh has some new ideas to run past them for the upcoming renovations to the library.

Makers Club, Writer’s Society group to meet next week at the library

The Copperas Cove Public Library has finalized its November calendar, and there are several events planned for the month. Many recurring groups and clubs have their events scheduled for their usual times, and one club is holding its second-ever meeting this Thursday.

New slew of books on library shelves offer something for all

It’s pretty much impossible to run out of books to talk about at the Copperas Cove Public Library, and it is no different this week as library staff and volunteers continue to sort and place new books on the shelf from the big end-of-year purchase in August.

Library offers new activities for Gaming Day,Teen Reading Club

The Copperas Cove Public Library recently acquired something that should make gaming days at the library even more lively — a new Xbox One.

Children to tour fire department after Toddler Time, Story Time

The Copperas Cove Public Library will be heading outside its walls for a few events next week, as children ages 1 to 5 are invited to tour the fire department building located next door.

Library offers help to e-book readers

The Copperas Cove Public Library is starting a new service in October that will offer help to readers who may have questions about checking out e-books from the library.

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.

Cove Events

  • Eco Harvest

    • Sat, Oct 19, 9:00 am CDT
    • Copperas Cove Civic Center, Copperas Cove