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The Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library this week held a registration party for both its summer reading club and in-person programs for the month of June, completely decked out in a beach theme. And in keeping with the day’s theme, library clerk Heather Heilman brought a little be…

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It’s always interesting to me what goes unspoken in marriage unless directly asked. I’m not sure if we are concerned about hurting our spouse’s feelings or we are attempting to avoid a fight. Perhaps we have just not thought about how we feel. In any event, healthy relationships have open co…

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On the first Tuesday of every month, the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library holds its Get Crafty program, which introduces a seasonal craft made with minimal materials that are either common household supplies or easy to find.

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In the recent times of our lives, when all of our emotional energy has focused on a pandemic and then the lasting effects of Winter Storm Uri, it’s been a part of our personal history that we would like to forget, but there’s a certain amount of power in remembering the high and low points o…

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With spring well underway, the themes have been for the programs at the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library. Many of those programs have been on gardening recently, so library clerk Heather Heilman used the opportunity to teach viewers of the weekly Science Time program how to pla…

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Summer is here and the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library is geared up with in-person programs, online challenges, and activities to bring reading success to summer.

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Library clerk Heather Heilman brings the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library’s virtual Science Time program to viewers every Wednesday afternoon, and usually has some type of hands-on activity for those who tune in. This week’s topic was on emotions.

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With spring closing out and summer closing in, the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library’s theme last week was insects. However, knowing that children sometimes confuse spiders for insects, library director Lisa Youngblood took the opportunity to explain the difference for young vie…

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My mother lives several hours from me, so it makes celebrating Mother’s Day with her a little difficult. However, she came in this week for a visit, and I strove to celebrate her every day that I had her.

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Seventeen vendors, both new and familiar, gathered Saturday for the historic move of the popular Harker Heights Farmers Market to its new home in the parking lot at City Hall located at 305 Miller’s Crossing.

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It was only a couple of months ago that library clerk Heather Heilman, leading the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library’s Science Time program, discussed the benefits of composting with her virtual audience. This week, Heilman revisited composting, but with a slightly different tak…

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It takes many hands to keep a library running like a well-oiled machine. This is why the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library is currently looking for teen (ages 12 and up) and adult volunteers to help with the many needs of both it and the Harker Heights Activities Center.

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The Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library has been celebrating space, and Star Wars, all week long, so library clerk Heather Heilman brought that space theme into her virtual Science Time program by teaching some science concepts through homemade “Galaxy Dough.”

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The Harker Heights Police Department will be hosting a free children’s walk-in clinic on Saturday, May 15, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Harker Heights Activities Center, 400 Indian Trail in Harker Heights.

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Star Wars is always a big deal at the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library. In the past, the library has usually held a big Star Wars-themed event to celebrate May 4 and May 5 (“May the Fourth Be With You” and “Revenge of the Fifth”), and though last year the pandemic forced everyt…

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As more COVID vaccines are administered, and with new CDC guidelines, more activities have become available for the community, such as a few in-person programs at the library, and the outdoor Fun Day in the Park. May will continue that trend with several activities and events in store for everyone.

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Earth Day fell on Thursday, April 22, so it was only fitting that the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library’s Family Night program celebrated the day with library director Lisa Youngblood talking recycling with her audience.

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By now, viewers of the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library’s virtual Family Night program have gotten used to seeing library director Lisa Youngblood’s kitchen, as she frequently holds the program there, in her home with her family.

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Last week was the Week of the Young Child, an annual event sponsored by the National Association for the Education of Young Children which focuses on early learning. Every day last week had a different theme, which the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library reflected in its programs,…

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The Military Child Education Coalition and the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library have been teaming up to bring virtual early literacy workshops and storytimes to area children for some time. Last Friday the two joined forces again, this time to bring an in-person program to the …

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The Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library is reintroducing in-person events with new precautions while continuing to provide virtual programs. Most in-person events will require registration. One such in-person event for registered participants is Happy Earth Day Babytime at 11 a.m.…

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The pandemic has been rough on everyone, but as businesses and organizations open more, with fewer restrictions, people are finally able to get out and do more. This is good news for our active senior community, as the Harker Heights Senior Recreation Program slowly but surely moves to open …