By Shelly Frank

Herald Correspondent

Families can beat the winter blues during Fiesta in February at the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library starting at 2 p.m. Saturday.

Celebrate the kickoff for the Read Across American weeklong event with Dr. Seuss-inspired crafts and activities, story reading open mic, and a LEGO creation station.

Celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthday and Read Across America Social Media Challenge with the Harker Heights Public Library.

From Saturday to March 9, participants who upload a picture of themselves reading their favorite book — safely — in a wacky place will receive a free book just by visiting the library.

Central Texas Reading Jamboree 2019 has coordinated a Read Across Central Texas event. Visit any five of the participating libraries, bookstores, and museums, snap a photo, and win a prize.

Mother Goose On The Loose will offer Seussical musical fun at the Heights library at 9 and 10 a.m. Monday.

Sign in at the Children’s Circulation Desk.

Is there such a thing as Seuss Science? Find out at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday with the Science Club.

Dr. Seuss Night at 6 p.m. Thursday brings an evening of whimsical fun with stories, songs, and more for the whole family.

Explore reading further with a mix of fiction and nonfiction titles in the library catalog: “The African American West: A Century of Short Stories,” by Bruce Glasrud and Laurie Champion;“Between The World And Me,” by Ta-Nehisi Coates;“Feel Free: Essays,” by Zadie Smith;“Fire Shut Up In My Bones: A Memoir,” by Charles Blow;“Follow Me To Nicodemus Town: Based on the History of the African American Pioneer Settlement,” by A. LaFaye;“How Long ‘Til Black Future Month?” by N. K. Jemisin;“Trouble The Water,” by Frances O’Roark Dowell;“The Warmth Of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America’s Great Migration,” by Isabel Wilkerson.

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