The library is sending weekly newsletters during the COVID-19 closing. Many of the links in these newsletters have been transferred to one of our information pages:

5/4/21   Progress, activities, community and COVID updates

4/27/21  Book bundles, writers’ group, community and COVID updates

4/20/21  Beginner’s Mind, library news and programs, community news, and COVID

4/13/21  Plans, poetry, Activities, COVID updates & more

4/6/21  Poetry month, autism, artisan workshops, community news & more

3/30/21   Upcoming plans, election, programs, and more

3/23/21  Longer hours, mini Westbank, reserve changes, and more

3/16/21   Moving books to Laura’s Library, curiosity kits, spring break programs, COVID and more

3/9/21  Progress at Westbank, take home activities, new books, COVID updates

3/2/21   Westbank damage update, program highlights, COVID updates, and more

2/23/21   Changes to library service and other news

2/17/21   Water damage at Westbank

2/16/21  Transaction window coming soon, snow and ice, repairing your garden, COVID and more

2/9/21  Upcoming Closure, Pre-K Kits, Valentines, Black History Month, COVID and more

2/2/21  Groundhog Day, upcoming closure, Black History Month, COVID variants and more

1/26/21  Creative reading, watching legislation, long COVID and more

1/19/21   Reading fiction, new book club kits, vaccine info and more

1/12/21  MLK Day, Pre-K kits, the Night Sky, COVID, and more  [This issue mistakenly mentions Dr. Joseph Peniel as heading Eanes’ DEI initiative. That, in fact, is Dr. Mark Gooden.]

1/5/21  Stay Curious, reading logs, snow & more

12/29/20  Goodbye 2020, reading challenges, COVID Stage 5, upcoming programs

12/22/20  Noon Year’s Eve, holiday closures, COVID updates

12/15/20   Upcoming holiday fun, planet watching, COVID news

12/08/20  Food banks, Artisan’s Market, author visits, COVID stats in plain English

12/01/20  Artisans’ Market, art classes, Lyle Thormann tribute. COVID news (vaccines), programs

11/24/20  Thanksgiving closure, upcoming artisans’ market, COVID news

11/17/20   New materials, COVID updates, community and library programs

11/10/20  Veterans Day, new preschool kit, COVID count comparisons, programs

11/03/20   Election Day, history programs, racism terminology and book club kits, COVID updates

10/27/20  Halloween fun, election and COVID updates

10/20/20  Being creative during the pandemic, Halloween fun, genealogy resources, latest on elections and COVID, a bit about Montpelier and James Madison

10/13/20  Connecting a few minutes at a time, writing and author visits, electioneering, COVID updates

10/6/20   Keeping the kids connected, election news, COVID updates, programs

9/29/20  Friends of the Library, library election, book bundles for all ages, COVID in schools, election updates, programs

9/22/20  Preschool kits, ILLs, new COVID metrics and dashboards

9/15/20  Including interlibrary loans, RBDigital Overdrive merger, discrimination in the justice system, mask washing

9/7/20  Library on break, new pick up hours

9/1/20  Including artisan workshops, robotics, evaulating COVID risk,

8/25/20  Including audiobook narrators, BookPage, oak wilt

8/18/20  Fake news, print service, Labor Week break, contemporary black authors, COVID guidance, programs, and news

8/11/20   End of summer, TCMS Town Hall with Dr. Leonard, Parenting & Education Book Group,

8/4/20  Getting ready for school, stuff for kids, and news

7/28/20  New programs, COVID benchmarks, and news

7/21/20   Midsummer fun packs, book clubs, programs, and updates

7/14/20   Introducing Vox and Book Bundles, community conversations about race registration, and more

7/7/20   Making your mark, upcoming programs, and community updates

6/30/20   New programs, community conversations, election and COVID updates

6/23/20   Library & community news, COVID spikes, read about racism with no wait time

6/16/20   Library news, COVID updates, community conversations about race

6/9/20   Protests, library news, COVID updates, and election news

6/2/20   Summer kits and programs, Reserve & Pick Up service, read about racism, coronavirus updates

5/26/20  Summer kickoff, contact tracing, Lost Creek park access, upcoming programs

5/19/20   Library updates, next phases of re-opening Texas, fawns and coyotes, celebrating graduating seniors

5/11/20   Return library books between now and May 30, parks access, new COVID tests, book to movie pairings

5/4/20   Homesteading tips, help for businesses in Rollingwood, job search help, restaurants re-opening

4/28/20   Texas begins phased re-opening, the library is not re-opening quite yet, understanding COVID data

4/21/20   Visit with a Librarian, information about COVID-19 testing, ways to help, business resources, links to your government representatives

4/14/20   Re-opening in Texas, library resources, planning ahead to manage illness from home, all about masks

4/7/20   Getting good information, de-stressing, food safety, pet safety

3/31/20   Staying connected, programs through Zoom, working from home with kids

3/24/20   Ways to look after each other, the digital library

3/17/20   Library closure, changes to library service

3/16/20  Reduced library hours, limited services

3/14/20  Coronavirus information, using the library from home