Monday, December 7, 2009

What's Happening @ Little Elm Public Library


How is the holiday decorating coming? Do you have a tree up yet? If you don’t are you going to put one up? Do you put any decorations on your door? My husband and I have partially decorated the patio. I love my net lights because all I have to do is drape them over the bushes and wha-la, instant lighting. One thing I wanted to do was give the illusion of a couple of trees on top of a snow capped mountain. I was able to do that by turning a tablecloth inside out and draping it in front of a book shelf and then wrapping single colored garland around a couple of tomato wire trellis’s to give them the appearance of looking like trees. They are on top of the white tablecloth covered bookshelf. The front door cover is on my back patio door and I am going to put a different door cover on our front door. We don’t have a tree yet but it is on the to do list as soon as we make some room in the apartment.

Make sure to save time for reading in between decorating. New bestsellers added this week include “Ford Country” by John Grisham; “It’s Your Time” by Joel Osteen; “The Book of Basketball: The NBA According to the Sports Guy” by Bill Simmons; “Wolf Hall” by Hilary Mantel; “The Lacuna” by Barbara Kingsolver; “Kindred in Death” by J.D. Robb; “Pioneer Woman Cooks” by Ree Drummond; “Simple Christmas” by Mike Huckabee; “Under the Dome” by Stephen King; “Ice” by Linda Howard; and “Divine Soul Mind Body Healing and Transmission System” by Zhi Gang Sha. A new audio bestseller added is “One Simple Act: Discovering the Power of Generosity” by Debbie Macomber.

If you like pancakes then you won’t want to miss the annual Little Elm Lions Pancake Breakfast with Santa held at Lakeside Junior High (400 Lobo Lane). The breakfast is on Saturday, December 12th from 7am until 11am. Adults are $6 and children ages 6 and under are $3. Pictures with Santa are $5.00 each. There will be homemade crafts and retail vendors on site as well. Tickets can also be pre-purchased at the Little Elm Library for $5. For more information, email or call 214-683-7840.

Santa is coming to visit the library on Wednesday, December 16th during the toddler time (ages 1-3) that starts at 10:15am and story time (ages 4-6) that starts at 11am. Make sure to bring your camera to catch the memorable moment.

Other events that are happening at the library include a visit from Delta Society certified therapy dog Maggie at the 10:30am family story time and the 1pm knitting club on Saturday, December 12th. On Thursday, December 17th, the Little Elm Writers Group meets at 6:30pm.

Library hours include Monday/Wednesday 10am-5:30pm; Tuesday/Thursday 10am-8pm; and Saturday 10am-3pm. If you need anything, please call the library at 214-975-0430 or email

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