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10-14-2018 Let the Library Be Your Guide for Spooky Crafts
by: Marie Skufca, Information Services Librarian

10-10-2018 Mockingbird Library Hosts Community Night (Video)
by: Adam Singleton, KTAB 4U

10-10-2018 Register to Attend Festive Pumpkin Painting Party
by: Tremain Jackson, Technology/Multimedia Manager

10-07-2018 Discover Your Library During Teen Read Week
by: Tremain Jackson, Technology/Multimedia Manager

10-07-2018 Celebrate 15 Years of 'The Walking Dead' in Library Events
by: Tremain Jackson, Technology/Multimedia Manager

10-06-2018 Catch a Scare with Spooky Flicks @ Your Library
by: Tremain Jackson, Technology/Multimedia Manager

10-04-2018 Get STEAM'ed: The Science of Beer Making (Video)
by: James Bridwell, Brewer at Sockdolager Brewing Co. & APL Technology/Multimedia Dept.

10-03-2018 End of Life Workshop with Attorney Elizabeth Wallace (Video)
by: Elizabeth Wallace, Attorney & APL Technology/Multimedia Dept.

10-03-2018 Unlock Local Resources on Alzheimer's Disease in Free Workshop
by: Tremain Jackson, Technology/Multimedia Manager

10-02-2018 Abilene Public Library No Longer Imposing New Fines
by: Nicholas Teresky, KTXS News

10-02-2018 Join Our Mockingbird Community Night Event, Oct. 16
by: Anne Ellis, Mockingbird Branch Manager

09-27-2018 All Branches of the Abilene Public Library Will Stop Fining for Overdue Items Starting Oct. 1 (Video)
by: Katie Garcia, Big Country Homepage

09-27-2018 West Texas Book Festival Swoops in Oct. 18-20
by: Tremain Jackson, Technology/Multimedia Manager

09-26-2018 Abilene Public Library Launches Crafting Video Series (Video)
by: Adam Singleton, KTAB 4U

09-25-2018 AARP Seeks Volunteers for Free Tax Help (2019)
by: Tremain Jackson, Technology/Multimedia Manager

09-25-2018 New Youth Program Lineup at Main Library
by: Tremain Jackson, Technology/Multimedia Manager

09-23-2018 Library Programs Aren't Just for Kids
by: Heather Carter, Library Assistant in Information Services

09-23-2018 Freeze and Drop That Book...It's Banned Books Week
by: Tremain Jackson, Technology/Multimedia Manager

09-23-2018 October's Cover-to-Cover Book Club Selection
by: Tremain Jackson, Technology/Multimedia Manager

09-20-2018 Get STEAM'ed: Learn About Beer Making, Oct. 4
by: Tremain Jackson, Technology/Multimedia Manager

09-16-2018 The Silly Side of Sports
by: Marie Skufca, Information Services Librarian

09-14-2018 Public Library Late Fees a Thing of the Past, Oct. 1
by: Tremain Jackson, Technology/Multimedia Manager

09-14-2018 Abilene City Council Approves 2019 Budget, Abolishes Library Fines
by: Brian Bethel, Abilene Reporter-News

09-12-2018 Abilene Public Library Adds Heat Press to Makerspace (Video)
by: KTAB 4U, Adam Singleton

09-12-2018 Author Talk on "Brother's Keeper" with Al Pickett & Chad Mitchell (Video)
Speakers: Al Pickett & Chad Mitchell

09-12-2018 STEAM Opportunities Surge for Local Youth @ Your Library
by: Tremain Jackson, Technology/Multimedia Manager

09-12-2018 Purchase Requests Delayed Until October
by: Tremain Jackson, Technology/Multimedia Manager

09-09-2018 Share Your Sports Stories at the Library
by: Anne Ellis, Mockingbird Branch Manager

09-09-2018 Celebrate Batman Day @ Your Mockingbird Branch, Sept. 15
by: Tremain Jackson, Technology/Multimedia Manager

09-08-2018 Striking a Yoga Pose in South Branch Series
by: Tremain Jackson, Technology/Multimedia Manager

09-06-2018 Get Fit @ Your Library This September!
by: Tremain Jackson, Technology/Multimedia Manager

09-04-2018 'Hometown' Advantage: Smithsonian Exhibit with Local Flavor in Abilene
by: Greg Jaklewicz. Abilene Reporter-News

09-04-2018 Crafty U #10: Sharpie Marbled Coasters (Video)
by: Technology/Multimedia Department & Alyssa Crow, South Branch Manager

09-04-2018 Project Teen #35: Recycled Plastic Bottle Earrings (Video)
by: Technology/Multimedia Department & Teen Volunteer Rylee

09-04-2018 Crafty Creations #71: Water Bottle Pencil Cases (Video)
by: Technology/Multimedia Department & Insperation Sanchez, Library Assistant

09-03-2018 Find Out What's New with Wowbrary
by: Janis C. Test, Information Services Manager

08-30-2018 Free Women's Self-Defense Class Taking Place in Abilene Tonight
by: Erica Garner, Big Country Homepage

08-30-2018 "The Incredibles" Support National Library Card Sign-Up Month
by: Tremain Jackson, Technology/Multimedia Manager

08-27-2018 Let Your Library Be Your Proctor
by: Tremain Jackson, Technology/Multimedia Manager

08-22-2018 Hometown Team Exhibit Comes to Abilene Public Library (Video)
by: Adam Singleton, KTAB4U

08-19-2018 Show Your Hometown Memories at Smithsonian Exhibit
by: Janis C. Test, Information Services Manager

08-17-2018 September's Cover-to-Cover Book Club Selection
by: Tremain Jackson, Technology/Multimedia Manager

08-17-2018 American Institute of Architects Abilene Chapter Honors Three Projects
by: Larry Zelisko, Abilene Reporter-News

08-12-2018 Smithsonian Exhibit Coming to the Abilene Public Library
by: Marianne Vadney, Librarian

08-08-2018 Abilene Public Library Brings the Fun this Fall (Video)
by: Adam Singleton, KTAB4U

08-08-2018 Learn Women's Self-Defense in Free Workshop, Aug. 30
by: Tremain Jackson, Technology/Multimedia Manager

08-06-2018 Better Food Choices Make for Better Living
by: Anne Ellis, Mockingbird Branch Manager

08-01-2018 Magic Lamp Dance Studio Presents Free Workshop, Aug. 9
by: Tremain Jackson, Technology/Multimedia Manager

07-29-2018 Get STEAM'ed @ Your Library
by: Amy Watterman, Information Services Librarian

07-27-2018 Get a Jump On Our Book Club Selections
by: Tremain Jackson, Technology/Multimedia Manager

07-25-2018 End of Summer Fun at the Abilene Public Library (Video)
by: Adam Singleton, KTAB 4U

07-25-2018 Participate in Better Living for Texans Series
by: Tremain Jackson, Technology/Multimedia Manager

07-24-2018 Crafty Creations #70: Beach Bear Crafts (Video)
by: Technology/Multimedia Department & Insperation Sanchez, Library Assistant II

07-24-2018 Crafty U #9: Sharpie Mugs (Video)
by: Technology/Multimedia Department & Alyssa Crow, South Branch Manager

07-22-2018 Treat Your Family to an End of Summer Party
by: Tremain Jackson, Technology/Multimedia Manager

07-22-2018 Help Shape Your Library's Collection
by: Tremain Jackson, Technology/Multimedia Manager

07-20-2018 August's Cover-to-Cover Book Club Selection
by: Tremain Jackson, Technology/Multimedia Manager

07-18-2018 South Branch Library's Puppet Show: Pete the Cat's I Love My White Shoes

by: Technology/Multimedia Department & South Branch Library Staff

07-14-2018 Adults Getting STEAM'ed Over New Series
by: Amy Watterman, Information Services Librarian

07-09-2018 Hop On Board the "Big Library Read," July 9-23
by: Tremain Jackson, Technology/Multimedia Manager

07-09-2018 The Great American Read
by: Anne Ellis, Mockingbird Branch Manager

07-04-2018 Free Chalk Couture Class Offered July 11
by: Tremain Jackson, Technology/Multimedia Manager

07-01-2018 Photography Made Easy at Your Library
by: Deborah Tarsiewicz, Information Services Department

06-28-2018 Zoo Lady Visit with Joy Harsh (Video)
by: Technology Department & Abilene Zoo

06-27-2018 Abilene Public Library Holds Summer Reading Club (Video)
by: Adam Singleton, KTAB 4U

06-27-2018 Crafty U #8: Decorative Vases (Video)
by: Technology Department & Alyssa Crow, South Branch Manager

06-27-2018 Crafty Creations #69: Jellyfish Craft (Video)

by: Technology Department & Insperation Sanchez, Children's Library Assistant

06-26-2018 In Abilene, Kids Were Happy Tuesday with Slappy and Monday
by: Felicity Neptune, Abilene Reporter-News

06-26-2018 Young Audiences Program June 26 at the Abilene Public Library (Photos)
by: Abilene Reporter-News

06-24-2018 Get Your Google On at Mockingbird Branch
by: Anne Ellis, Mockingbird Branch Manager

06-20-2018 2018 Friends of the Abilene Public Library Book Sale Most Successful Ever
by: Brian Bethel, Abilene Reporter-News

06-18-2018 Improve Your Skill on the Grill with These Cookbooks
by: Tremain Jackson, Technology/Multimedia Manager

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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