The Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library holds its Get Crafty program on the first Tuesday of every month, which always features a craft that reflects the season or holiday for the month. This month’s craft featured bat decorations, just in time for Halloween.
When Harker Heights resident Rick Moore, pastor of the Killeen Church of the Nazarene, and his wife, Emily, received a phone call from a non-congregant with a request to visit her grandson in the hospital, they didn’t blink. They simply got into their car and traveled to Baylor Scott and Whi…
October is Fire Prevention Month. The Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library and the Harker Heights Fire Department have teamed up to highlight fire safety to include video posts on the library’s Facebook page of the gear firefighters wear to stay safe on the job and story time readings.
Fun fall activities this week with the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library focus on superhero crafts, reading, and spotting Monarch butterflies visiting the library’s butterfly garden.
It is Halloween time, and while this year Halloween may look different compared to the past due to COVID, there are many events the community can take part in as part of Haunted Heights.
A gun show came to town last weekend bringing several vendors that were selling various types of guns from old Colt revolvers to rifles and even knives.
To regulate or not to regulate? That’s a question that many of us have had to ask ourselves.
The Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library has done much to accommodate the community during COVID. It’s offered virtual programming and curbside, contactless pickup of materials, and is now bringing a self-checkout option, available with the new Librista Checkit app.
Bell County residents had a chance to register to vote Saturday for the Nov. 3 election at seven drive-thru locations including two in Harker Heights and two in Killeen. Along with volunteers, workers for the 2020 census were also in attendance.
Last week at the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public library might have been all about numbers, but last Thursday was International Talk Like a Pirate Day. This meant pirate programs, such as Activities Center coordinator Sara Gibbs doing a special pirate storytime, and a “Talk Like a Pir…
The Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library continues offering walk-in and contactless curbside service.
Everyone who knows me knows that I suffer from insomnia. When I do fall asleep, I don’t stay asleep, and falling asleep is more often than not an exercise in frustration.
The Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library has occasionally partnered with other organizations in the past to bring programs such as workshops to the community. Tuesday evening, the library partnered with the Military Child Education Coalition, or MCEC, to present the workshop “Adapt…
Your library card is the key to success at the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library.
It’s been Back to School Week at the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library, so library clerk Heather Heilman addressed something relevant to both parents and children during her Learning Science segment on Wednesday afternoon — learning styles.
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3892 in Harker Heights hosted a barbecue fundraiser for their chapter Sunday and to help finance future programs that the post puts on.
The first Tuesday of every month at the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library is reserved for the Get Crafty program, an arts and crafts program that is typically designed for adults, but has been adapted to include families.
Lynda Nash, 53, lives in Harker Heights, retired from Department of Veterans Affairs
The Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library announces a special new program for all ages. Its virtual Fall Reading Club will begin Monday, Sep. 21. To sign up go to HarkerHeights.Readsquared.com.
As you sit and read this column, I will be in Wisconsin. I know, this is probably not the best time to be driving around the country, but I made plans for this trip last year. It all started with a promise I made to my mother.
While the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library is known for its quality programming, what is lesser known is the science and research that is put into the programs.
The Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library makes learning fun, practical and relevant.
Last week was Martial Arts Week at the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library, and for Family Night last Thursday, library director Lisa Youngblood not only became a “Library Ninja” (along with her staff), she encouraged children watching at home to become library Ninjas, as well.
Last week’s “I Love Earth” Week at the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library held a lot of information, experiments, and activities for area youngsters, to include volcanoes and even how to make land forms from sugar cookies.
Way back in 1991, Metallica released the song “Enter Sandman.” The song is primarily about fear: of the dark, of nightmares, of the monster that lives under the bed, of the things that go “bump” in the night.
The Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library has been working closely with the Martial ZEN Academy to bring martial arts-oriented programs and activities for children this week. This has included two crafting activities for children of differing ages.
The Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library offers a literacy workshop and hosts census assistance this week.