Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Early registration for SRC 2014

It is finally that time of the year again. Summer Reading Club is here and you can register early by clicking on  SRC 2014 Early Registration and everyone who registers will be entered in a drawing to win one of three prizes!!!


The Westside library will be showing "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug" this Saturday May 17, 2014 at 12:30 pm. The movie is 161 min long and is rated PG-13. 

The second in a trilogy, by J.R.R. Tolkien continues the adventure of Bilbo Baggins as he journeys with the Wizard Gandalf and thirteen Dwarves, on an epic quest to reclaim the lost Dwarf Kingdom of Erebor. Having survived the beginning of their unexpected journey, the Company continues east. When they finally make it to the Lonely Mountain, they must face the greatest danger of all — a creature more terrifying than any before— the Dragon Smaug.

Thursday, April 3, 2014

Easter Egg Hunt

Also, on Saturday April 19th after our showing of FROZEN the Westside Library will be having an Easter egg hunt and all are invited. Please make sure to bring a camera to have your picture taken with the Easter bunny. 

Movie 4/19/2014

The Westside Branch library will be showing FROZEN on April 19th at 12:30 after our Saturday storytime.

Fearless optimist Anna teams up with Kristoff in an epic journey, encountering Everest-like conditions, and a hilarious snowman named Olaf in a race to find Anna's sister Elsa, whose icy powers have trapped the kingdom in eternal winter.

Free popcorn for all those in attendance. Hope to see you here!!!

El Paso Sketchers’ professional artwork

The El Paso Sketchers' have graciously allowed us to display their professional artwork in the lobby of the Westside Library. Please stop by if you have a chance and look at the wonderful talent we have here in our fair city.

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Come to story time get a prize......how?

The Westside Library is now awarding our faithful Ready to Read attendees. How it works, we will provide you with a card and every time you attend one of our weekly Ready to Read programs we will punch a hole on the card signifying that you have attended. Once you attend 12 programs your child will be eligible for a prize, they can choose to redeem it for the prize OR we will have a bigger prize drawing. To enter, you will turn in your completed card in lieu of a prize and that enters you into the raffle.

1.Parents must have card on them at the time of program to get credit. 
   We will not credit you next time.
2.One card per child allowed at a time.
3.Only approved punch from a library employee will be accepted.
4.12 hole punches equals one prize or raffle drawing

What classes does the Westside Library offer...?

Have you ever wondered what more does the library offer? Well, truth be told we offer a LOT! Here is a list of current classes/programs we have to offer.

Diabetes Class 4-5 pm (Every 1st Mon of month)

Story Time 11-12 pm
Knitting 1:30-4:30 pm
Teen Hangout 4:30-6 pm
Citizenship Class 5-7 pm
Chess Club 5:30-6:30 pm
Book Club 6-7 pm (Every 3rd Tues of month)

Story Time 11-12 pm
Quilting 12-2 pm
Computers-Advanced 5:30-7 pm

Computers-Beginners 10-11 am
Chess for kids 5-6:30 pm

LEGOS connect 4-5:30 (2nd and 3rd Friday of month)

Story Time 11-12 pm
Family movie 12:30-2:30 (every 3rd Sat of month)

January Book Club Book

The book club book for the month of January is "The signature of all things" by Elizabeth Gilbert. The group will meet on Tuesday January 21, 2014 at 6pm. Light refreshments will be served.

We got Legos!!!!

Available at the Westside Branch Library:
Ages 6-12 Second Friday of every month 4-5:30 pm
Ages 2-5   Third Friday of every month 4-5:30 pm

LEGOS Connect Rules:
1. Have fun!
2.Parents and caregivers are welcome to build with their children
3.Please do not bring your own LEGOs to the program
4.LEGOS must be shared
5. Respect each other's work
6.Everyone helps with clean up at the end of the program

Age appropriate Legos will be provided.

Spanish Story Time available

The Westside Branch Library is proud to announce that we have started a Spanish story time in addition to our three story times. The Spanish story time is every Thursday from 12-1 pm. We hope you can join us whether you are a Spanish speaker or maybe would like to introduce your child to another language, see you here!!

La Biblioteca Westside con orgullo le anuncia que hemos comenzado una lectura para niños en Español, en conjunto con los otros tres programas de lectura para los niños. La lectura en Español es los Jueves de 12-1 en la tarde. Esperemos que puedan acompañarnos!!

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