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Keep up with your library by viewing our News Releases & stories from news outlets.

06-18-2018 Friends of the Library Annual Book Sale (Video)
by: Nereyda Vera, KXVA News

06-15-2018 Texas Torndaoes Stepping Into the Library (Video)
by: Nereyda Vera, KXVA TV

06-14-2018 Annual Book Sale Underway at the Abilene Convention Center
by: Will Jensen, KTXS News

06-14-2018 Abilene's Largest Book Sale Begins Tomorrow (Video)
by: Noel Rehm, KTAB News

06-13-2018 Children from G.V. Daniels Recreation Center Given Free Books Wednesday
by: Brian Bethel, Abilene Reporter-News

06-13-2018 Abilene Public Library's Food for Fines Means Christmas in July (Video)
by: Adam Singleton, KTAB 4U

06-13-2018 Participate in Annual Christmas in July
by: Tremain Jackson, Technology/Multimedia Manager

06-12-2018 Name That Frog! @ Mockingbird Branch
by: Tremain Jackson, Technology/Multimedia Manager

06-11-2018 Full STEAM Ahead at Mockingbird Branch
by: Marianne Vadney, Mockingbird Branch Librarian

06-04-2018 Truth Stranger Than Fiction
by: Deborah Tarsiewicz, Information Services

05-31-2018 TECH Time Expands to Mockingbird Branch, June 4
by: Tremain Jackson, Technology/Multimedia Manager

05-30-2018 You Can Catch the Crayons on "Jimmy Kimble," Live from Abilene
by: Greg Jaklewicz, Abilene Reporter News

05-27-2018 Mockingbird Library Gets Its Game On
by: Marianne Vadney, Adult/Teen Services Librarian

05-25-2018 Crafty Creations #68: Shark Hats (Video)
by: Technology Department & Insperation Sanchez (Children's Library Assistant)

05-25-2018 Project Teen #34: Recycled Paper Pots (Video)
by: Technology Department & Rylee S., Teen Volunteer

05-25-2018 Crafty U #7: Mini Pallet Coasters (Video)
by: Technology Department & Alyssa Crow, South Branch Manager

05-23-2018 Abilene Public Library to Offer Free Document Translations
by: Joshua Engard, BigCountryHomepage.com

05-21-2018 Friends' Book Sale Runs at Convention Center, June 14-17
by: Tremain Jackson, Technology/Multimedia Manager

05-21-2018 Read Down Your Fines @ Your Library
by: Marie Noe, Customer Services Manager

05-17-2018 World Window Presentation by Foreign Exchange Students | Filmed 05-01-18 (Video)
by: Technology Department

05-14-2018 Thursdays Are for Preschoolers at Mockingbird Branch Library
by: Darla Casella, Children's Librarian

05-09-2018 Read Down Your Fee at the Abilene Public Library (Video)
by: Adam Singleton, KTAB 4U

05-06-2018 On Any Given Day
by: Janis C. Test, Information Services Manager

04-30-2018 Visit Your Creation Station Makerspace
by: Heather Carter, Creation Station Coordinator

04-26-2018 5th Annual Lib-Con at the Abilene Public Library (Video)
by: Camille Requiestas, KIDY My Fox Zone

04-25-2018 Lib-Con Kicks Off at Your Abilene Public Library (Video)
by: Adam Singleton, KTAB 4U

04-24-2018 Abilene Academy Takes a Walk on the Wild Side with the Community Services Department
by: Nathaniel Ellsworth, Abilene Reporter-News

04-21-2018 Crafty U #6: Rope Baskets (Video)
by: Technology/Social Media Department

04-21-2018 Crafty Creations #67: Pool Noodle Bow & Arrow (Video)
by: Technology/Social Media Department

04-18-2018 Storybook Capital and Top 10% in All of Texas (Video)
by: Nereyda Veda, Fox15

04-16-2018 Get Out and About for a 'Big Day Downtown' on Saturday
by: Janis C. Test, Information Services Manager

04-14-2018 Texas Author Series: Andy Sansom & Randy Bacon (Video)
by: Technology/Social Media Department

04-13-2018 READ Returns to Your Library
by: Tremain Jackson, Technology/Social Media Manager

04-11-2018 Lib-Con Coming Soon to a Library Near You (Video)
by: Adam Singleton: KTAB 4U

04-08-2018 "Libraries Lead" During National Library Week, Apr. 8-14
by: Tremain Jackson, Technology/Social Media Manager

04-08-2018 Fifty Ways to Use Your Library
by: Janis C. Test, Information Services Manager

04-03-2018 Texas Author Series feat. Melissa Lenhardt | March 2018 (Video)
by: Technology/Social Media Department

04-01-2018 Show Off Costumes & Art Talent in Lib-Con Contests
by: Tremain Jackson, Technology/Social Media Manager

04-01-2018 Wonderful But Little-Known Library Resources
by: Janis C. Test, Information Services Manager

03-28-2018 Library Offers "Busy Bags" for Young Children (Video)
by: Adam Singleton, KTAB 4U

03-28-2018 Crafty U #5: Reusable Food Wraps (Video)
by: Technology/Social Media Department

03-27-2018 Snag a Lib-Con Tee @ Your Library
by: Tremain Jackson, Technology/Social Media Manager

03-27-2018 Tax Aide Takes Break for Easter Holiday
by: Janis C. Test, Information Services Manager

03-26-2018 Crafty Creations #66: Soap Popsicles (Video)
by: Technology/Social Media Department

03-26-2018 Knowledge at Your Fingertips at the Abilene Public Library
by: Janis C. Test, Information Services Manager

03-18-2018 Texas Author Series Continues at the Abilene Public Library
by: Janis C. Test, Information Services Manager

03-14-2018 Learn Your Own History at Your Abilene Public Library
by: Adam Singleton, KTAB 4U

03-14-2018 Author Melissa Lenhardt to Speak at Abilene Public Library
by: Adam Singleton, KTAB 4U

03-11-2018 Going Batty at Your Abilene Public Library
by: Deborah Tarsiewicz, Information Services

03-07-2018 Abilene Public Library Receives 2017 Excellence Award
by: Tremain Jackson, Technology/Social Media Manager

03-04-2018 Great Programs for Adults at Abilene's Public Libraries
by: Anne Ellis, Mockingbird Branch Manager

03-04-2018 Spring Break Extravaganza at Mockingbird Branch
by: Susannah Barringon, Library Assistant I

03-01-2018 Abilene Public Library Offers Programs for Teens (Video)
by: Adam Singleton, KTAB 4U

02-28-2018 City to Participate in Tornado Drills, March 7
by: Tremain Jackson, Technology/Social Media Manager

02-28-2018 Hop On Board New Adventurous Book Club
by: Tremain Jackson, Technology/Social Media Manager

02-26-2018 Texas Author Series featuring Michael Hurd (Video)
by: Technology/Social Media Department

02-26-2018 Crafty U #4: Pink Lemonade Sugar Scrubs (Video)
by: Technology/Social Media Department

02-26-2018 Crafty Creations #65: Truffula Trees (Video)
by: Technology/Social Media Department

02-26-2018 Introducing Busy Bags at Your South Branch Library
by: Alyssa Crow, South Branch Manager

02-21-2018 Acclaimed Classical Guitarist to Perform March 8
by: Tremain Jackson, Technology/Social Media Manager

02-19-2018 Science is Fun at Your Abilene Library
by: Deborah Tarsiewicz, Information Services

02-11-2018 The Olympics: Past and Present
by: Deborah Tarsiewicz, Information Services

02-04-2018 February Fun at Your Mockingbird Branch Library
by: Anne Ellis (Mockingbird Branch Manager) & Darla Casella (Children's Librarian)

01-30-2018 Crafty U #3: Handmade Soap (Video)
by: Technology/Social Media Department

01-30-2018 Crafty Creations #64: Love Dragons (Video)
by: Technology/Social Media Department

01-29-2018 Interlibrary Loan: The Alternate Checkout
by: Tremain Jackson, Technology/Social Media Manager

01-24-2018 Puzzle Night at Abilene Public Library (Video)
by: Adam Singleton, KTAB 4U

01-24-2018 Meet Libby, Your New Digital Best Friend
by: Tremain Jackson, Technology/Social Media Manager

01-22-2018 Donate to Your Library Through Online Shopping
by: Tremain Jackson, Technology/Social Media Manager

01-18-2018 Teen Events Lighting Up Thursdays in February
by: Tremain Jackson, Technology/Social Media Manager

01-17-2018 Free Tax Help Kicks Off January 31
by: Tremain Jackson, Technology/Social Media Manager

01-10-2018 Friends' Announce 2018 Texas Author Series Lineup
by: Tremain Jackson, Technology/Social Media Manager

01-09-2018 2017 Annual Report Now Available
by: Tremain Jackson, Technology/Social Media Manager

01-08-2018 Serve Your Community by Volunteering at the Library
by: Susannah Barrington, Library Assistant

01-03-2018 Signup for Maker Meetup Classes
by: Tremain Jackson, Technology/Social Media Manager

01-02-2018 Pizza, Games, and More at the Abilene Public Library (Video)
by: Adam Singleton, KTAB 4U

01-01-2018 Is a Raw Food Diet Right for You?
by: Marie Skufca, Information Services Librarian


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