Book Marks

Zilker Library: February 2016

Thank You!

What a fantastic book fair we just celebrated in the library! I am so grateful for all the friendly faces that I saw and met during our Peace, Love and Books Scholastic book fair. Your support made a huge difference!

Don't forget that the Zilker Library is always looking for volunteers! To sign up, visit the Volunteer Spot calendar at

Happy Valentine's Day,

Mrs. Sharp

Zilker Librarian

Peace, Love and Books!

2016 Bluebonnet Lunch

3rd, 4th and 5th grade students who read at least 5 Bluebonnet books celebrated with lunch in the library on January 25th and 26th. They also voted for their choice of the Bluebonnet Award winner- to be announced by the Texas Library Association on Friday, February 11th!

Special congratulations to the 4th graders! Their whole grade read 5 or more Bluebonnet Books and every 4th grader came to the Bluebonnet Lunch!

For a sneak peak of the 2016-2017 Bluebonnet Books, visit the list HERE.

Celebrating World Read Aloud Day 2016

The library is excited to celebrate's World Read Aloud Day on and during the week of Wednesday, February 24th by reading GALORE! The week will be filled with visits from guest readers (including Mr. Thomson and Mr. Aziz), an illustrator/Zilker parent, and Skype sessions with authors and classes all over the world! Be sure to follow the library on Twitter (@ZilkerLibrary) or "like" us on Facebook to see what we're up to that week!

For more information on this celebration of reading, visit the official website at:

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Many thanks to these folks for their donations to the library in 2016! Welcome to the Friends of the Zilker Library family!

Steve and Jackie Kraal (woo hoo!)

Potsiadlo Family

Stewart Family

Vera Muniz and Family

Stiles Family