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09-16-2019 Find the Resources You Need with 2-1-1
by: Tony Redman, Librarian I

09-11-2019 Learn Your Rights with Free Courses at the Abilene Public Library (Video)
by: Adam Singleton, KTAB 4U

09-09-2019 Read the 'Masterpieces' Before They Were on PBS
by: Anne Ellis, Mockingbird Branch Manager

09-05-2019 Queen Victoria's England: Lesson 3 - London from the Bottom Up (Video)
by: Fred Bailey, Ret. ACU Professor; Filmed by Technology Department

09-05-2019 Queen Victoria's England: Lesson 2 - Victorian Thoughts (Video)
by: Fred Bailey, Ret. ACU Professor; Filmed by Technology Department

09-05-2019 Queen Victoria's England: Lesson 1 - A Royal Introduction (Video)
by: Fred Bailey, Ret. ACU Professor; Filmed by Technology Department

09-02-2019 Put Your Life on the Page
by: Marie Noe, Customer Services Manager

08-28-2019 Participate in Special Events for Downton Abbey Fans
by: Amy Watterman, Information Services Librarian

08-25-2019 Labor Day: Holiday and History at Your Abilene Public Library
by: Janis C. Test, Information Services Manager

08-24-2019 Stories at the Garden (Video)
by: Technology Department & Library, Parks & Recreation, Abilene Zoo

08-19-2019 Enjoy Some Family Fun Courtesy of a Community Super Team
by: Alyssa Crow, South Branch Manager

08-14-2019 Abilene Library, Parks, and Zoo Team Up for "Stories at the Garden" (Video)
by: Adam Singleton, KTAB 4U

08-11-2019 The First Day of School Doesn't Have to be Scary
by: Ellene Cudd, Children's Librarian

08-08-2019 Wrongful Convictions with Dr. Robert Wallace (Video)
by: Dr. Robert Wallace, McMurry University; Filmed by Technology Department

08-05-2019 Catch Up On Coffee Culture at Your Abilene Public Library
by: Marie Skufca, Information Services Librarian

08-01-2019 Community Services Presents: Stories in the Park!
by: Alyssa Crow, South Branch Manager

07-28-2019 You Can Help Shape Your Abilene Library's Collection
by: Tremain Jackson, Technology/Multimedia Manager

07-27-2019 Former Lincoln Middle School to Become High-Tech Education Center, Abilene Heritage Square (Video)
by: KTAB News

07-26-2019 Abilene Heritage Square Press Conference (Video)
by: Abilene Heritage Square Inc; Filmed by Technology Department

07-26-2019 Abilene Heritage Square Cements Plan for New City Library, Community 'Living Room'
by: Brian Bethel, Abilene Reporter-News

07-26-2019 Library, Event Center, Coffee Shop, and More Part of $41.5 Million Project at Old Lincoln Middle School (Video, Full Press Conference)
by: KTAB/KRBC News

07-25-2019 New Abilene Public Library at Abilene Heritage Square Takes a Leap Forward with Council Vote
by: Brian Bethel, Abilene Reporter-News

07-14-2019 Catch Up With the King of Horror
by: Deborah Tarsiewicz, Information Services Librarian

07-11-2019 Out of This World Puppet Show (Video)
by: Technology/Multimedia Department & South Branch Library Puppeteers

07-10-2019 Behold the Google Translate App | TECH Time Help
by: Tremain Jackson, Technology/Multimedia Manager

07-08-2019 Shoot for the Stars with Nebula Award Winning Books
by: Susannah Barrington, Librarian I

07-03-2019 Understanding the Basics of the Internet Cookie "Monster" | TECH Time Help
by: Tremain Jackson, Technology/Multimedia Manager

06-26-2019 News Release: SBA Offers Disaster Assistance to Texas Businesses and Residents...
by: U.S. Small Business Administration

06-26-2019 Summer Fun Coming Up at Abilene Public Library (Video)
by: Adam Singleton, KTAB 4U

06-26-2019 Register for Library Events Online
by: Tremain Jackson, Technology/Multimedia Manager

06-24-2019 Longtime Librarian Turns Page in Her Career (Video)
by: Claire Kreuz, KTAB TV

06-23-2019 Find a Maker Kit That Fits You at the Abilene Public Library
by: Heather Carter, Library Assistant II

06-19-2019 Watch Free Movies Online...and 100% Legal ~ TECH Time Help
by: Tremain Jackson, Technology/Multimedia Manager

06-17-2019 One Small Step for Your Abilene Public Library
by: Marie Noe, Customer Services Manager

06-15-2019 Friends of the Abilene Public Library Annual Book Sale
by: Cortney Brown, KTXS

06-14-2019 Friends of Abilene Public Library Book Sale Happening This Weekend (Video)
by: KTAB/KRBC

06-14-2019 What the Abilene Reporter-News Liked and Disliked: Visitors To Our Town
by: Abilene Reporter-News

06-12-2019 Summer Reading Clubs Available for Kids, Teens, Adults at Abilene Public Library (Video)
by: Adam Singleton, KTAB 4U

06-11-2019 Houston Dance Company Performs for Children at Downtown Abilene Library
by: Will Jensen, KTXS News

06-10-2019 30 Years of Help for Abilene Public Library
by: Janis C. Test, Information Services Manager

06-08-2019 Milestone Reached: Fundraising Book Sale for Abilene Public Library Hits 30 Years
by: Judith Phaneuf, President of the Friends of the Library

06-04-2019 Internet Scams to Avoid: "Virus Alert from Microsoft"
by: Tremain Jackson, Technology/Multimedia Manager

06-02-2019 Classic Books Are Going Graphic
by: Marianne Vadney, Teen Services Librarian

05-26-2019 Summer Readin' is a Comin' In
by: Janis C. Test, Information Services Manager

05-23-2019 Mockingbird Library to Host AISD Summer Meals (Video)
by: Adam Singleton, KTAB 4U

05-22-2019 Mockingbird Branch to Partner with AISD's Summer Feeding Program
by: Anne Ellis, Mockingbird Branch Manager

05-19-2019 Keep Fido in Line with Help from the Library
by: Tremain Jackson, Technology/Multimedia Manager

05-19-2019 Crafty Creations #77: Paper Rose Rings (Video)
by: Technology/Multimedia Department & Alyssa Crow, South Branch Manager

05-19-2019 Project Teen #40: Memory Wire Bracelets (Video)
by: Technology/Multimedia Department & Heather Carter, Library Assistant II

05-19-2019 2019 Lib-Con Cosplay Contest (Video)
by: Technology/Multimedia Department & Lib-Con Committee

05-13-2019 First 'Coffee and Conversation' on Homelessness at Abilene Public Library Offers Help, Hope
by: Brian Bethel, Abilene Reporter-News

05-12-2019 Coffee Can Bring a Community Together
by: Janis C. Test, Information Services Manager

05-08-2019 Month of Family Fun Ahead at the Abilene Public Library (Video)
by: Adam Singleton, KTAB 4U

05-06-2019 You Can Fix It, with the Abilene Public Library's Help
by: Tremain Jackson, Technology/Multimedia Manager

05-04-2019 Join Us for "Coffee & Conversations" in New Community Series
by: Tremain Jackson, Technology/Multimedia Manager

05-01-2019 Amy's Book Corner: "Hamilton: The Revolution"
by: Amy Watterman, Information Services Librarian

04-29-2019 Abilene Wide Open: Cosplay Is Cause for Play
by: Ronald W. Erdrich, Abilene Reporter-News

04-26-2019 Kids Rock Out to Lib-Con
by: Ronald W. Erdrich, Abilene Reporter-News

04-24-2019 Lib-Con This Weekend at the Abilene Public Library (Video)
by: Adam Singleton, KTAB 4U

04-24-2019 Abilene Library Prepares to Host Convention of Characters (Video)
by: Mercedes Hernandez, KTAB

04-24-2019 Geeks Unite for Annual Lib-Con
by: Nathaniel Ellsworth, Abilene Reporter-News

04-22-2019 Listen Up at Your Library
by: Marie Skufca, Information Services Librarian

04-18-2019 Attend Free Federal Resume Class, May 6
by: Anne Ellis, Mockingbird Branch Manager

04-17-2019 Cast Your Nominations for the 2019 Librarian of the Year!
by: Tremain Jackson, Technology/Multimedia Manager

04-14-2019 Finding Something for Everyone
by: Janet Bailey, Technical Services Manager

04-09-2019 Ballet Folklorico and Abilene Public Library Celebrate Dia de los Ninos (Video)
by: Adam Singleton, KTAB 4U

04-09-2019 How to Avoid Scams & Keep Your Information Safe, Free Workshop
by: Amy Watterman, Information Services Librarian

04-08-2019 Go All Over the World with the Library's Book Club
by: Amy Watterman, Information Services Librarian

03-31-2019 No Foolin' at Your Abilene Public Library
by: Janis C. Test, Information Services Manager

03-27-2019 Abilene Public Library Launches Laptop Checkout Program (Video)
by: Adam Singleton, KTAB 4U

03-25-2019 Discover NoveList Plus in Special TECH Time Event
by: Anne Ellis, Mockingbird Branch Manager

03-24-2019 Come Sail Away WIth Your Library
by: Janis C. Test, Information Services Manager

03-17-2019 Get Legal Aid at Your Library
by: Amy Watterman, Information Services Librarian

03-14-2019 What to Look Out for When Filing Taxes
by: Pheben Kassahun, Big Country Homepage

03-14-2019 Abilene Public Library Offers Monthly Legal Help (Video)
by: Adam Singleton, KTAB 4U

03-10-2019 Microfilm is a Gateway to History at Your Library
by: Deborah Tarsiewicz, Information Services Librarian

03-02-2019 Green Thumb at Your Library
by: Anne Ellis, Mockingbird Branch Manager

03-02-2019 Ideas for New Abilene Public Library Branch Varied, Creative
by: Brian Bethel, Abilene Reporter-News

03-02-2019 By the Book: Plans for Transforming 96-Year-Old School Into Central Library Are Solidifying
by: Brian Bethel, Abilene Reporter-News

02-27-2019 Coding Classes for Teens Available at Abilene Public Library (Video)
by: Adam Singleton, KTAB 4U

02-24-2019 There's Always Something New at Your Library
by: Allen Brister, Library Assistant I

02-21-2019 Delve Into Gardening in Next STEAM'ed Event, March 7
by: Tremain Jackson, Technology/Multimedia Manager

02-20-2019 New York Classical Guitarist to Perform Free Concert, March 7
by: Tremain Jackson, Technology/Multimedia Manager

02-18-2019 Tune Into the "Squirrels & Shiny Things" Podcast @ Your Library
by: Tremain Jackson, Technology/Multimedia Manager

02-17-2019 Meet Your Match at the Library's Chess Club
by: Susannah Barrington, Library Assistant I

02-14-2019 Makerspace Courses Doubling as Craft Workshops
by: Tremain Jackson, Technology/Multimedia Manager

02-13-2019 Abilene Public Library Holds Computer Classes for Beginners (Video)
by: Adam Singleton, KTAB 4U

02-12-2019 Teens Invited to Tinker in Techie Fun at New Series
by: Tremain Jackson, Technology/Multimedia Manager

02-10-2019 What Can Your Library Do for You?
by: Janis C. Test, Information Services Manager

02-07-2019 Main Library Adds Monthly Knitting/Crochet Club to Lineup
by: Tremain Jackson, Technology/Multimedia Manager

02-06-2019 Help Your Library Plan Effective Adult Programming!
by: Tremain Jackson, Technology/Multimedia Manager

02-03-2019 How Can You Help at the Library?
by: Susannah Barrington, Library Assistant I

02-01-2019 Local Teens Invited to Escape Cupid's Clutches in After Hours Event
by: Tremain Jackson, Technology/Multimedia Manager

01-29-2019 Library Building Literate Adult PC Users in Computer Instruction Series
by: Tremain Jackson, Technology/Multimedia Manager

01-27-2019 A Taxing Time at the Library
by: Janis C. Test, Information Services Manager

01-25-2019 Home Buying 101: A Workshop for New Buyers
by: Tremain Jackson, Technology/Multimedia Manager

01-23-2019 Abilene Public Library Offers Classes for Adults (Video)
by: Adam Singleton, KTAB 4U

01-23-2019 Author Talk with William B. Matson & Floyd Clown Sr. on "Crazy Horse" (Video)
by: Technology Department

01-23-2019 Crafty U #15: Dry Erase Calendars (Video)
by: Technology Department & Heather Carter, Library Assistant II

01-20-2019 Celebrating Black History Month & Dr. King
by: Janis C. Test, Information Services Manager

01-16-2019 Pokemon Meetup Extends Hours & Sessions in February
by: Tremain Jackson, Technology/Multimedia Manager

01-15-2019 Free Tax Assistance Kicks Off Feb. 1
by: Tremain Jackson, Technology/Multimedia Manager

01-14-2019 Abilene ISD, Public Library Join for Students Services
by: Timothy Chipp, Abilene Reporter-News

01-10-2019 Big Hearts: Teacher Turned Librarian Inspires Abilene Youngsters (Video)
by: Brittany Pelletz, KTAB TV

01-07-2019 Check Out Chess Club at the Abilene Public Library
by: Susannah Barrington, Library Assistant I

01-02-2019 Traveling Musician Brings Unique Show Saturday, Jan. 12
by: Lori Grumet, Library Director


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