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Membership Drive

January 9, 2012 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Thu, 01/19/2012 - 3:30pm

The Friends of the Weatherford Library are hosting a membership drive social at 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 19, 2012. There will be refreshments and information about the services the friends provide. A drawing will held for a raffled quilt donated by the Bluebonnet Quilt Bee.

Library friends meeting

July 26, 2011 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Thu, 08/04/2011 - 4:00pm - 5:30pm

The Friends of the Weatherford Public Library will hold their annual meeting and reception from 4-5:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 4 at Chandor Gardens. The meeting will include refreshments, mingling, and a short business meeting to elect officers and hear announcements of planned activities for the upcoming year. Anyone interested in joining the Friends organization is invited.

Kelly the Clown

June 28, 2011 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Fri, 07/01/2011 - 10:15am

Weatherford Public Library will host Kelly the Clown, Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Ambassador of Laughter, at 10:15 a.m. on Friday, July 1 for a circus story time that encourages children to read, learn, dream and discover a new world of fun and excitement. No reservations or fees are required, but if a large group is interested in attending advanced notice is appreciated. For more information visit www.wpltx.com.

Jungle Jim's Bugs

June 28, 2011 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Thu, 06/30/2011 - 9:30am

Jungle Jim’s Bugs will be performed at 9:30 and 11 a.m. on Thursday, June 30 at the Weatherford Public Library. The show may be called Jungle Jim’s Bugs, but patrons will find so much more: reptiles, amphibians and a vast collection of beautifully preserved specimens. Teaching respect for the animal world and sparking a desire to learn, Jungle Jim’s program also meets many state educational requirements. For more information visit www.junglejimsbugs.com or www.wpltx.com. Tickets are free, but must be picked up in advance to be collected at the show.

Weatherford Public Library will host the Dallas Puppet Theater

June 20, 2011 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Thu, 06/23/2011 - 9:30am

The Weatherford Public Library will host the Dallas Puppet Theater for their first ever Summer Reading Club Event at 9:30 and 11 a.m. on Thursday, June 23 at the Weatherford Public Library. Tickets are free, bur patrons are asked to pick up tickets in advance and return them at show-time. Tickets are limited. For more information ask a reference librarian at the Weatherford Public Library or visit www.wpltx.com.

The Edge Bookclub Final Meeting

May 16, 2011 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Tue, 05/17/2011 - 6:00pm

The Edge Bookclub will have its final meeting Tuesday, May 17 at 6 p.m. at the Weatherford Public Library. The session will focus on what the participants are currently reading. Gwendolyn Dowds-Nash, the library’s Manager of Youth Services, will lead the discussion. Also, turn in your finished logs by Tuesday, May 31 to be included in the drawings for prizes. The drawing will be held on Wednesday, June 1, and winners will be notified by phone. Visit www.wpltx.com for more information.

Weatherford Public Library program, “Finding Reliable Health Information on the Web”

April 19, 2011 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Wed, 04/20/2011 - 2:00pm

On Wednesday, April 20 at 2 p.m., Weatherford Public Library will host a program titled “Finding Reliable Health Information on the Web” for people wanting to find out how to evaluate health information found on the Internet. For more information call 817-598-4150 or visit www.wpltx.com.

"Finding Reliable Health Information on the Web" Program at Weatherford Public Library

April 11, 2011 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Wed, 04/20/2011 - 2:00pm

On Wednesday, April 20th at 2:00 p.m., Weatherford Public Library will host a program titled “Finding Reliable Health Information on the Web”. Find out how to evaluate health information found on the Internet. For more information, visit www.wpltx.com.

The Edge Bookclub Meeting

April 11, 2011 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Tue, 04/19/2011 - 6:00pm

The Edge Bookclub will meet on Tuesday, April 19th at 6:00 p.m. in the Library Auditorium. This month’s theme is “On the Edge of reality”. We will welcome author Taylor Anderson.
Taylor Anderson has a Master’s Degree in History and has taught that subject at Tarleton State University in Stephenville, Texas. He is the author of a number of books including a historical work entitled The Life and Tools of the Rocky Mountain Free Trapper and a number of short stories and articles. He also won several Inter-Collegiate Press Association awards while a student. He is a voracious consumer of literature of every description and a careful and meticulous historian. Taylor leads a very interesting and varied life. He will share what it’s like on the edge of reality.

Alzheimer's Association Workshop for Spanish Speaking Citizens

April 11, 2011 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Tue, 04/19/2011 (All day)

On Tuesday, April 19th the Alzheimer’s Association will hold a workshop for Spanish speaking citizens about issues related to this debilitating disease. For more information or to register call 800-272-3900.

Sports Calendar

Monday, March 30

  • Aledo Ladycats at Cleburne, rescheduled from March 31 due to STAAR testing on Wednesday, Varsity 5:30 pm and JV 7:00 pm. *District Game

  • Aledo Bearcats JV at Burleson, 6:00 pm.
    Aledo Bearcats Freshmen vs. Burleson at AHS Baseball Field, 6:00 pm.
    Aledo Bearcats Varsity at Burleson, 7:00 pm., Rescheduled from March 31 due to STAAR testing on Wednesday.
    *District Games

Tuesday, March 31

  • Aledo JV at Brock, 4:00 pm.

  • Aledo Ladycats at Cleburne, changed to March 30 due to STAAR testing on Wednesday. *District Game

  • Aledo Bearcats Varsity at Burleson, changed to March 30 due to STAAR testing on Wednesday. *District Game

Thursday, April 2

  • Aledo Ladycats and Bearcats at Cleburne

  • Aledo Ladycats at Joshua, Varsity 5:30 pm and JV 7:00 pm. *District Game

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Burleson Hughes at Burleson High School, 4:30 pm

Friday, April 3

  • Aledo Bearcats vs. Granbury at AHS Baseball Field, JV 5:00 pm and Varsity 7:30 pm. *District Game
    Aledo Bearcats Freshmen at Granbury, 5:00 pm. *District Game

Monday, April 6

  • Aledo Bearcats JV at Cleburne, 6:00 pm. *District Game
    Aledo Bearcats Freshmen vs. Cleburne at AHS Baseball Field, 6:00 pm. *District Game

Tuesday, April 7

  • Aledo Ladycats and Bearcats Varsity Black and Orange at District 8-5A Golf Tournament at Squaw Valley Golf Course, Glen Rose.

  • Aledo Middle School at District, Hall

  • Aledo Ladycats vs. Burleson Centennial at AHS Softball Field, JV 5:30 pm and Varsity 7:00 pm. *District Game

  • Aledo Bearcats Varsity at Cleburne, 7:00 pm. *District Game

Thursday, April 9

  • Aledo Varsity at District Tournament at TCU, all day

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