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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.

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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…

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I love Halloween. It’s my favorite holiday, bringing costumes, spooky stories, horror movies, and, of course, candy. And everyone has their favorite candy, the one they hope ends up in their treat bag (or, as adults, we buy extra to keep for ourselves).

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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.

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This week’s theme at the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library has been leaves and pumpkins, perfect subjects for the fall season. What better way to talk about leaves than to discuss why they change their colors in the fall?

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Last week’s theme at the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library was colors, and last Thursday’s virtual Family Night showcased not only colors, but also a fall favorite — apples.

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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.

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Last week’s theme at the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library was math and numbers, and library clerk Heather Heilman found a fun way to provide a numbers-based lesson that used food.

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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…

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With COVID restrictions still in place, many organizations have had to put their programming and activities on hold for the time being. To combat this, the Harker Heights

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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…

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Within 10 minutes of the start of an adoption event in Harker Heights on Saturday, the only dog up for adoption had found his forever home with a Fort Hood soldier and his family.

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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.

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Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Pubic Library clerk Heather Heilman has been hosting a short science experiment video every week on different topics, each one pertaining to the library’s theme of the week.