Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Intro to Starting a Business: Friday, 10 August 2018

Intro to Starting a Business

Friday, 10 August 2018 from 10AM-1PM & 2PM-5PM

CoWork Oasis in partnership with the El Paso Public Libraries along with community partners is here to help. Book It & Launch El Paso will assist you by providing FREE informative workshops created to inspire and engage you with industry professionals. All we ask is to please let your friends know you are booking it and launching a business in El Paso!

 Attendees will learn how to use the business model canvas. Learn how to conduct the Customer Discovery Process to help validate your ideas. You will also learn how to set up an E-commerce website and learn how to use social media marketing in the 21st Century environment. You don't want to miss this FREE workshop!

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

End of Summer Book Sale: Saturday, 4 August 2018

Saturday, 4 August 2018 from 11AM to 4:30PM

On Saturday, 4 August 2018, our Friends of the Library will be having another one of their infamous book sales, but this book sale is's going to be HUGE!!!! New items for sale including: CD's, DVD's, audiobooks, fill-a-tote, children's books, teen books, manga, magazines, and a whole lot more!

Tuesday, July 31, 2018

LEGOs + Star Wars; Snapology! Saturday, 4 August 2018

LEGO Star Wars Snapology

Saturday, 4 August 2018 from 2PM-4PM

SNAPOLOGY!!!  Come participate in Star Wars themed activities using LEGO bricks and other interactive learning tools, build scenes from the movie, build ships, light-sabers, you name it...

We're also giving away school supplies during this event as well!
May the force be with you on August the fourth...

Saturday, July 28, 2018

Back to School Party!!!! Today, Saturday, 28 July 2018

Let's Shake, Rattle, and Roll Back to School!!!!

Saturday, 28 July 2018 from 2PM-4PM

Please join us for our back to the 50's sock hop themed dance celebration where we'll have live music by the one and only Millennium Waves, refreshments, lots of dancing, a raffle for a prize basket, Mr. Universe the Balloon Guy, Whataburger's very own Whataguy, and free school supplies (while supplies last). We'll also have a prize for the best dressed guy and gal!

Also, we'll have a special STEAM program taking place in the children's area where they're making and learning the functions and aspects of wind socks (because there's a whole lot of wind here in El Paso).

Friday, July 20, 2018

Teen Lock-In: Friday, 27 July 2018

Teen Lock-In!!!
Friday, 27 July 2018 from 5:30PM - 9PM

TEENS, please join us for a free event designed specifically for y'all. The library closes at 6PM, but will only be open to teenagers from the ages of 12-17 ONLY. During this time, we will have Glitch providing us with virtual reality gaming, two henna tattoo artists providing free henna, an escape room, pizza, cookies, candy, music, scavenger hunts, and so much more. Again, this is only for teenagers and is 100% free!

Thursday, July 19, 2018

FIFA '18 Tournament (PS4): Thursday, 26 July 2018

Thursday, 26 July 2018 from 4PM to 6:30PM

Think you have what it takes to win a single elimination FIFA '18 Tournament against others your age? If so, come and join us for the annual FIFA Tournament. 

Ages 12-17 only (if you want to bring an entourage to cheer you on, that's cool)
Console: PS4
All equipment provided
No registration required.
Last year's winner was 12 years old...
Winner takes all (gift card from Gamestop provided by the Friends of the Library)

Monday, July 16, 2018

Teen Hangout: Walk It Like I Talk It...

Walk It Like I Talk It, There's a Wocket in My Pocket

Thursday, 19 July 2018 from 5:30PM - 6:30PM

Teens, do you love music?! If so, come and join us on Thursday, 19 July 2018 for our Summer Reading Program, "Walk It Like I Talk It, There's a Wocket in my Pocket," where we'll be rapping children's books over popular music instrumentals and beats. Don't have a clue what I'm talking about? Take a look below and make sure you turn the volume up!

Ayyyyy, llama llama. red pajama...

See where I came up with the title?

All of the books will be provided and so will the music. The music is up to you and is not limited to just rap songs, so if you want to do an opera version or a hard metal version or a love song version, we got you!!!!

Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Pete the Cat Visit!!! Saturday, 7 July 2018

Saturday, 7 July 2018 at 2PM

Come and join us for a special visit by Pete the Cat who will be participating in crafts and stories with us! He will also be ready to many pictures, so have your smiles ready!

Pete the Cat is a groovy, blue cat. No matter where he goes, Pete the Cat always keeps his cool. He loves surfing, playing baseball and guitar, spending time with his friends, and trying new things.

Friday, June 29, 2018

Water Wars: Saturday, 30 June 2018

Saturday, 30 June 2018 from 2PM - 4PM

Come join us out on the lawn for water wars!!! Ms. Candy has planned a super awesome water war event that will include lots of water, water balloons, and fun! All water balloons will be provided; however, if you'd like to bring your own water guns, please feel free to do so. 

Friday, June 22, 2018

Retro Games: Every Wednesday

Every Wednesday from 2PM - 4PM

Throughout the summer, come and join us for retro games (you know, the games prior to video gaming). All games are provided, such as, but not limited to: jacks, jump rope, limbo, hopscotch, and so much more.