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Star Teen volunteer Martin Guillory inspects the high tech 3D printer machinery, then inspects objects being generated by a second 3D printer with the expertise of Maker Play staff Shawna Smith.

Jason and Aaralyn Julian practice low-fi 3D printing with a hot glue gun and a plastic mold.

Maker Play at SMPL

Texas State University Maker Play program brought 3D printing to the San Marcos Public Library. Next week is the last week of the Summer Reading Program; the last day to turn in reading logs is Wednesday July 29. Don’t miss the Summer Reading Finale Party on Friday at 10:30 a.m.

Austin Home and Garden Show starts on Aug. 28

Celebrating two decades of bringing the very best ideas in home improvement to Central Texans, the 20th annual Austin Fall Home and Garden Show opens its doors Friday, Aug. 28 through Sunday, Aug. 30. The event will be held at the Austin Convention Center, 500 East Cesar Chavez Street in Austin.
Just in time for getting organized for back-to-school, more than 180 exhibitors transform the Austin Convention Center into a stunning home and garden paradise with aisle after aisle of dazzling displays, interactive demos and creative exhibits.

Steve Moncus (front row, far right) with the Shakespeare Under the Stars set construction crew. (Photo courtesy Mary Rath)

Shakespeare Under the Stars to perform ‘As You Like It’

You’ve heard the phrase “all the world’s a stage,” but the cast and crew of the EmilyAnn Theatre and Gardens’ Shakespeare Under the Stars production of “As You Like It” truly take it to heart.
Shakespeare Under the Stars is a six week intensive Shakespeare program for students ages 12-18 and is now in its eighteenth year at the EmilyAnn. It has served as a home for many young actors creating a life for themselves in the world of theatre.

Photo courtesy SMPL

Answers to go with Susan Smith: One-ways in San Marcos


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Each week hundreds of people call or visit the San Marcos Public Library to find information.  “Answers•To•Go” highlights recently received questions. Please visit the library at 625 East Hopkins, call 393-8200 for information over the phone, or e-mail us through our web-page at

Q: The City Council is discussing converting LBJ and Guadalupe Streets from one-way to two-way again. When did those streets become one-way?


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