Thursday, October 26, 2006

Family Event - String of Leaves/Leaf Wreath

On Monday, November 6, at 4:00, children and parents are invited to join library staff and volunteers for a fun-filled after-school crafting program. The craft activities are suitable for children ages two to twelve.

For this month, you can make a garland of leaves on a string or a wreath of leaves. To insure that there are enough supplies for all participants, reservations are encouraged, but not required. Sign up at the children’s desk, the check-out desk, or by calling 817-748-8248 or 817-748-8243.

Friday, October 20, 2006

Southlake events - this weekend and next

October 21
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon
Boo Boo’s Buddies 4th Annual Pet Celebration

People and dogs alike are invited to enjoy the festivities at the BooBoo’s Buddies Community Dog Park, 3901 N. White Chapel. Enjoy a pet parade (best costume!), off leash play area, adoptable pets, pet products and services, micro chip clinic and other fun activities. Parade registration begins at 9:00 a.m.

Visit for parade registration forms or more information. No pre-registration required to attend this free event. Contact 817.748.8019 or 817.748.8203.

October 28
5:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Slither and Crawl Harvest Hike

The Bob Jones Nature Center presents the third annual Harvest Hike held in conjunction with the City of Southlake's Harvest Fest at Bob Jones Park, 3901 North White Chapel Boulevard.

Ride the train from the Harvest Fest to the largest live and preserved traveling arthropod exhibit you will ever see! Bugs, bugs &more bugs, live snakes, activities, crafts & story telling by the Southlake Library. Learn more about all those nature things that slither and crawl, the bugs and snakes that share our world.

The trail is designed to be family friendly for all ages and so that everyone can attend, the trail will follow a paved walkway. Join us for a fun, family oriented night in the outdoors!

Members $3
Non members $5
under age 2 – free

Thursday, October 19, 2006

Upcoming Family Events

Upcoming family events in the Southlake Public Library:

4:00 p.m.
Bluebonnet reading:
Mosquito Bite
Sixteen Years in Sixteen Seconds
Good Dog

4:00 p.m.
Fall Make and Take craft

12/1 - 12/29
Winter Reading Club

7:00 p.m.
Annual Polar Express reading

4:00 p.m.
Gingerbread Houses craft

12/17/06 - 1/1/07
Storytime Break

Wednesday, October 18, 2006

City Council Meeting

City Council Meeting

The next city council meeting will be held November 7, 2006. The agenda will be published by 6pm Friday, November 3, 2006 on the official bulletin board and on the City’s website

Thursday, October 12, 2006

Victory boxes

Victory Boxes are available now in the Southlake Public Library. A Victory Box is a box of goods needed by the people of Iraq and Afghanistan. They will be distributed by select soldiers who work directly with the people.

Suggested items include small toys, clothes, shoes, and school products. Please do not send meat products, religious items, or anything involving sexually explicit literature.

For more information, please visit, or contact Mary Margaret Halleck at (817-251-1201).

Sunday, October 01, 2006

Extended library hours

The Southlake Public Library will be extending its hours on Wednesdays and Fridays. The Library will open at 10:00 a.m. on those two days instead of noon.

The Library is phasing in the new opening hours. New Friday hours begin on Friday October 20, 2006. The new Wednesday hours will begin December 13th, 2006.

At the completion of the implementation library hours will be as follows:
Monday & Thursday 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Saturday 12:00 noon - 4:00 p.m.