Showing posts from 2015

Santa's Visit To Our Library

Merry Christmas And A Happy New Year !!!!

Teen Hangout Rolls On ! Every Thursday @ 4:30 pm

November 5th - 4:30 pm
Teens' Choice : ( board games? video games? crafts? )

November 12th - 4:30 pm
Rice Krispy Craziness !come make your all-time favorite rice krispy treats

November 19th - 4:30 pm
Video Game Club !Topic: Our Favorite Video Games To Play During The Holidays
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November 26th 
Closed for Thanksgiving. May everyone have a great one this year!

Animal Tracks Story Time

Special Animal Tracks Story Time Wednesday, September 30th @ 11 AM. Bring your children to an informative Story Time about unique animals and their one of a kind paw prints.

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Hispanic Heritage Month For Children's Story Time

Story Time - Wednesday September 16th @ 11 AM

September is Hispanic Heritage Month ! To celebrate, Sergio Troncoso Library will be having a special Story Time Papel Piquado program. Come learn how to make this traditional style of paper decoration alongside your children.

September Teen Hangout Activities

Join us for a special Teen Hangout activities for ages 13 - 19 
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September 10,4:30pm - Super Hero S'moresCome make your favorite super hero s'more !

September 17, 4:30pm - Teen Movie NightSpecial showing of Furious 7. Free popcorn and juice.

September 24, 4:30pm - Video Game Club : Legend of Zelda Edition
A special Teen Hangout where we are going to play different games from the franchise and celebrate the world of Nintendo's Legend of Zelda.
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Story Time

Story Time every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday @ 11 AM

Video Game Club !!!!

We are launching a video game club for ages 13 -19 on Thursday August 27! We will be meeting every last Thursday of the month at 4:30 pm as part of our Teen Hangout. Come Join Us!!!

Summer Reading Club 2015 Winners

Felicitations to our Summer Reading Club 2015 Winners!

Summer Reading Club At Sergio Troncoso Branch Library!

The Summer Reading Club 2015 at Sergio Troncoso Branch Library started on Saturday, June 6 with a kick-off party. There was face painting, balloons, story telling and more..ZZ the Clown was there to entertain. What fun!

Kids also designed their own mask because every superhero needs to keep his identity a secret!

It's a bird, It's a plane! On June 10th SRC continued, kids learned about flying as they made their own planes.

Teens also had their own set of  SRC programs. On June 25th they joined henna artist, Yoly Jon , in creating temporary henna tattoos. Very original!

The SRC Wrap -Up party was held on  July 25th and featured The Amazing Adrian and his magic. The audience, young and old, enjoyed the show of illusions and fun. Announcement of the SRC winners was made and prizes were awarded. Thanks to our patrons for another successful Summer Reading Club!

United Way Summer Activity Fair

Located at 9321 Alameda, the Sergio Troncoso Branch Library (formerly the Ysleta Branch Library) and the United Way of El Paso present a Summer Activity Fair on Saturday, May 16th. El Paso area agencies will gather at this fair to offer summer activity programs and information to the community. Scheduled to start at 10:00am and end at 3:00pm; Plan to attend!

Texas Book Festival Grant

The Ysleta Branch Library was awarded a grant of $2500 by the Texas Book Festival. This grant will be used for purchase of 258 childrens books in spanish to serve the Ysleta Branch patrons. Accepting the award was Ysleta Branch Manager and Grant Writer, John Faria. Congratulations!

Dollar Bag Book Sale!

The Friendly Owl Bookstore at the Ysleta Branch Library is having a 1 dollar per bag booksale all for the month of April. Come in, browse our collection and take advantage of this great deal!

Small Business Administration Seminar

If you have ever considered starting your own business this free seminar is for you. The Small Business Administration El Paso District Office is presenting a Capital Access Seminar here at the Ysleta Branch Library. This free seminar is held on Thursday, April 23, 2015, 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm. The topic will be on Small Business Credit Resources and is part of the Money Smart Week public awareness campaign. Plan to attend!

Ysleta Chess Tournament

The 2015 Ysleta Chess Tournament is scheduled for Saturday, March 28, 2015, from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm. Free entry, but must pre-register. No registration day of tournament. First round begins at 11:00 am. Bring your own chess sets and clocks. Sponsored by the Sun City Academy.

Small Business Development Center Workshop - Spanish Language

Taller basico para iniciar su negocio. La Asesora Certificada del SBDC Maribel Flores estara proporcionando informacion de como abrir y operar existosamente un negocio. Jueves, 26 de Febrero del 2015; 5:00 pm; Ysleta Branch Library. Llame al SBDC (915) 831-7742 para mas informacion.

Valentine's Day Raffle

Ysleta Branch held a raffle on 2/13/15. Our Valentine's Raffle winner, Elizabeth Parra, was selected by a random ticket drawing.