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Kerr Regional History Center Reopens

The Butt-Holdsworth Memorial Library is pleased to announce the reopening of the newly renovated Kerr Regional History Center, located at 425 Water Street. The History Center is open on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

The Kerr Regional History Center serves as a repository for regionally significant historical and genealogical collections and a research center for the residents of the City of Kerrville, Kerr County, the Texas Hill Country, and beyond. The Kerr Regional History Center closed in 2016 for renovations including a new roof, interior restoration and renovation, and the installation of an elevator for access to new exhibit space on the second floor.

Library Youth Summer Reading Club
June 1st - July 31st

Join us for another fun summer of events and programs with the Summer Reading Club! Our theme this year is "Build a Better World." Activities include child and teen friendly professional programs at the Cailloux Theater, family movies, crafts and Lego programs. All programs are free of charge and a library card is not required to participate in the club, however, registration in the Summer Reading program is requested. The calendar of events may be downloaded here or picked up at the Library.

Library Adult Summer Reading Club
June 1st - July 31st

Summer Reading is no longer just for kids! Adults are invited to join us for another fun summer of events and programs with the Summer Reading Club. Our theme this year is "Build a Better World." Activities include guest speakers, movie matinees, and craft programs. All programs are free of charge and a library card is not required to participate in the club, however, registration in the Summer Reading program is requested. The calendar of events may be downloaded here or picked up at the Library.

The Brown Bag Book Club
Next meeting: Thursday, July 13 at Noon

The Brown Bag Book Club is an "open" club, allowing those interested to attend as often as they choose. Participants are welcome to bring their lunch as they gather to discuss the month’s book selection. Meetings are held the second Thursday of the month at Noon in the Library’s Conference Room.
 
At the July meeting the group will discuss Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy by Karen Abbott. The full schedule may be found here. Patrons may place a request for the book in person, by phone at (830) 258-1274, or on the library website at http://libraryweb.kerrvilletx.gov.

Social Crafting Group
Next meeting: July 11th at 4 p.m.

Working on crafts at home but would love to craft with a group? Come out for our Social Crafters group. Come share ideas, show off your projects and get inspired. The group will meet in the Library Meeting Room, located on the first floor. Registration is not required.

Creative Relaxation Coloring Group
Next meeting: July 20th at 6 p.m.

Coloring is not just for kids these days! Join us for a relaxing evening of coloring and conversation on the third Thursday of each month. This program is designed for adults, ages 18 and up. All supplies are provided, just bring your creativity!

Library Anime Club
Next meeting: Saturday, July 1 at 1:30 p.m.

Anime Club meetings are held the first Saturday of every month through at 1:30 p.m. in the Library Meeting Room. The club screens anime shows and movies from classics to new releases. Participants help decide what will be screened through the year. Everyone ages 13 and above with a love for all things anime and manga are welcome.

Friends of the Butt-Holdsworth Memorial Library Book Store
Wednesdays 1 - 3 p.m. and Second Saturdays 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Visit the Friends on Wednesday afternoons and on the second Saturday of each month in their Book Store.  The Friends have a wide selection of gently used books, movies, and audiobooks to choose from. Proceeds from the sale support the Summer Reading Program, Large Print collection, and Audiobook collection.

The price list may be found on the Friend's page here.


City of Kerrville
701 Main Street
Kerrville, TX 78028
830-257-8000