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Though many people are unfamiliar with it, Wednesday, Sept. 15, was International Dot Day. The day got its start back in 2009, when Iowa teacher Terry Shay introduced his class to the children’s book “The Dot” by Peter H. Reynolds. The story carries with it a message about finding inspiratio…

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Food is comfort. Our favorite meals evoke memories, often of our childhoods when we were innocent and felt loved and cared for unconditionally. They bring us back to times that involved family, often in large gatherings around holidays, and of evenings surrounding the dinner table talking, l…

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Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library clerk Heather Heilman leads the virtual Science Time program on Wednesday afternoons, and she always has something new and fun to bring to viewers. This week she had an easy experiment that demonstrated how static electricity works.

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There is always something special happening at the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library. Library director Lisa Youngblood and her staff never stop working to bring the best programming they possibly can to the community.

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The Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library’s regular Science Time program on Wednesdays always brings something new for kids to look at or explore. This sometimes can mean reproducible science experiments, but there are times where library clerk Heather Heilman chooses to provide a l…

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It is Library Card Sign-Up Month at the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library. A library card gives access to a rich and diverse world. Every member of the family can get a free library card for residents of Bell and Coryell counties.

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Tuesday night saw another installment of the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library’s monthly Get Crafty program, this time a virtual offering, hosted by reference librarian Christian Link. Once again, the project required minimal supplies which one would either have around the home …

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Area viewers of the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library’s Family Night program last Thursday were treated to a little trip back to medieval times with “Lady Lisa,” also known as library director Lisa Youngblood, who came in full costume to present the program that fit nicely with …

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Now that the new school year is in full swing, the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library is settling back into its usual routine. Most of its programs for the month of September will be familiar favorites, but one of those programs is new and tailor-made for youngsters.

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With a new school year starting, parents can access educational resources available through the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library to support each child’s learning

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Last week’s theme at the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library was Australia, so library director Lisa Youngblood took viewers of the virtual Family Night program last Thursday on a little trip to the Outback, if only in their imaginations.

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As the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library’s theme last week was fresh water animals, library director Lisa Youngblood focused on one specific fresh water animal for last Thursday’s virtual Family Night program, turtles, and highlighted one very familiar one for young viewers.

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A recent virtual Science Time program at the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library continued the summer’s water theme, but added an extra element that was sure to grab the attention (and imagination) of any viewer.

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The Family Night program at the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library usually holds storytimes, songs, crafts, and more each week for viewers of the virtual program. Last Thursday, however, library director Lisa Youngblood took it in a different direction, filming live from Union Gr…

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The Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library has a hidden gem amongst its programs, namely the A-List Club. For those unfamiliar with it, the club is tailor-made for teens and young adults with special needs, and gives them a chance to socialize with each other in a safe space while of…

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A new school year is set to begin in just a few short days, and soon children of all ages will be looking for help with homework, research, and projects. The Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library is here to help, providing both physical and online resources that students of any age …

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While also competing for first place and the top prize, nine adult co-ed slow-pitch softball teams laced up their cleats for a good cause Saturday during the fifth annual tournament to benefit Killeen ISD’s Homeless Awareness & Response Program (HARP).

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The Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library has kept up a steady stream of both virtual and in-person programs and events all summer long. With the end of summer and beginning of the new school year fast approaching, it brought the summer to a close with a special, in-person musical p…

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Even as the end of summer approaches, the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library has continued its summer water theme in its programs. Last Thursday, library director Lisa Youngblood took the opportunity in last Thursday’s virtual Family Night program to discuss the importance of kee…

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Area children will soon be returning to school, and while the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library’s summer reading and other special summer programming will be coming to an end, it will be bringing a variety of new events and programs, both in-person and virtual, for the month of August.

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The Salado Community Chorus, under the direction of Dottie Shirley, is beginning rehearsals for its fall semester at 5:30 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 17, at the Salado Civic Center, 423 Main St.