Summer is winding down, but that is not slowing down the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library.
Harry Potter fans can celebrate Harry Potter with the library at Geekfest at Central Texas College this weekend from Friday evening through Sunday afternoon. For information, go to www.geekfest.ctcd.edu.
Glimpse the Eclipse Party begins at 12:30 p.m. Monday. Bring a chair, bring lunch or purchase food at the party, and arrive early to receive a free pair of solar sun glasses for viewing the solar eclipse.
Meet on the back patio of the Harker Heights Public Library and Activity Center, 400 Indian Trail, Harker Heights by 1 p.m. for the best viewing time.
Anime lovers age 12 to 17 have one last summer Anime Matinee at the library beginning at 2 p.m. Monday.
Homeschool Program for ages 6 to 10 will begin the school year at 11 a.m. Wednesday.
The program will feature a new educational topic each week to complement the homeschool experience of each student.
Science Club provides learning and hands-on experiments from horticulture to physics at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Busy Builders take on building fun with Legos and Magna tiles 6 p.m. Thursday.
Some of the most popular books at the library complement patron’s interests, beginning with:
“American Eclipse: A Nation’s Epic Race to Catch the Shadow of the Moon and Win the Glory of the World,” by David Baron;
“Astrophysics For People In A Hurry,” by Neil deGrasse Tyson;
“The Food Forest Handbook: Design and Manage a Home-Scale Perennial Polyculture Garden,” by Darrell Frey;
“Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets,” by J. K. Rowling;
“Indoor Edible Garden,” by Zia Allaway;
“Women In Technology,” by Elizabeth Schmermund.