Spring in Central Texas includes the sight of bluebonnets and the sounds of baseball.
Finding out what else is growing in your yard, or in your garden along with the flowers you planted is easy with a field guide with illustrations and fun facts to make you an expert.
And the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library has just the field guides for wildflowers, native plants, and trees tailored to interest levels and ages.
The sounds of baseball stories can be enjoyed in the following audio book titles.
“Ballpark Mysteries,” by David Kelly; “Becoming Mr. October,” by Reggie Jackson; “Blockade Billy,” by Stephen King; “Calico Joe,” by John Grisham; “Change-Up: Mystery at the World Series,” by John Feinstein; “Heat,” by Mike Lupica; “One Perfect Lie,” by Lisa Scottoline; “Perfect Game,” by Matt Christopher; “Soar,” by Joan Bauer; “Super-Sized Slugger,” by Cal Ripkin; “Take Me Out To The Ball Game: A History of Baseball in American,” by Timothy Shutt; “The Girl Who Threw Butterflies,” by Mick Cochrane; “The World Series Curse,” by David Kelly.
And for the sights of baseball in earlier years, “When It Was A Game” is a DVD with footage taken by players and fans from the 1930s to the 1960s.
Beyond America’s sport of baseball, there is jazz at the library this week.
Clear your calendar for the Jazz Night with the Dave Wild Trio Friday, April 7. Enjoy light refreshments before the performance at 6:30 p.m.
Then, at 7 p.m., enjoy a group of local musicians play old and new favorites of this iconic American art form at the Harker Heights Public Library.