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Sign Language Classes at SMPL

The San Marcos Public Library will offer a series of introductory American Sign Language. Classes are free and there is a $16 textbook required for the classes.
Adults interested in attending these weekly classes through April should come to the library at 625 E. Hopkins St. to purchase a book and sign up for a class. The classes will meet on Wednesdays at 4 p.m. beginning Feb. 18 and will run through April. Registration begins Feb. 2.

The 24-karat gold-plated Bach instruments and trademark white running shoes — all but the five musicians ready for the Canadian Brass performance in Boerne.

Canadian Brass performance in Boerne

Friday, Jan. 30, will kick off the 2015 Boerne Performing Arts concert series with the brilliant brass ensemble from “Up North”…Canadian Brass! Their hallmark performances consist of virtuoso musicians, a wide variety of music and a uniquely entertaining format the audience loves.
Boerne Performing Arts partners once again with local businesses to provide “concert favors” to all ticket holders. These perks encourage concertgoers to “taste test” local restaurant offerings and transform the evening to a special event with friends and loved ones.  

Wimberley Library to publish “Wimberley Voices”

The Wimberley Village Library is undertaking a first-of-its-kind publication: A compilation of Wimberley-centric stories by the people of Wimberley.
“Wimberley Voices” will be published in paperback book form before next Christmas by the Wimberley Village Library.
The library is now seeking contributions for the book. The deadline for receipt of the works is Sept. 1, 2015.
The contents of the book will be about Wimberley.
The collection will be the first such publication for the library.

Sir Skittlebear made an appearance at SMPL and patiently allowed kids to pet and read to him.
Kingston Nance gets a few cuddles from Sir Skittlebear while Katy McMillan holds his book.
Raeh Corl, age 11, reads to Sir Skittlebear last Wednesday.

Therapy dogs visit SMPL, listen to kids read

Katy McMillan brought one of her two Great Dane therapy dogs to San Marcos Public Library last Wednesday and several children enjoyed reading to Sir Skittlebear, age 4.
Kingston Nance, age 3; Alba Marquez, age 8; and Raeh Corl, age 11 were three of the dozen children who participated in the initial visit by Sir Skittlebear.
McMillan is a member of PetPartners.org, an international group of trained therapy dogs that participate in a variety of activities such as reading in schools and libraries and visiting hospitals, retirement centers and shelters.

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