News Flash

Posted on: June 29, 2022

City Offices Closed for Independence Day

fireworks

City of Longview offices will be closed in observance of Independence Day on Monday, July 4, 2022. Trash, recycling, and yard waste will be collected on regular schedule. If you have a Water or Sewer Emergency during the holiday, please call 903-236-3030....

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City of Longview News
Posted on: June 29, 2022

Percussionist, Lady Chops! - Summer Reading Club

Silhouette of a woman playing the drums. Percussionist Lady Chops on July 6.

Get ready for our next Summer Reading Club performer, Elizabeth Vidos.Or as she likes to be called on stage: Lady Chops!

With her one women drumming show, “Drum Roll Please,” she’ll be showing us all sorts of different items y...

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Library News
Posted on: June 30, 2022

SRC 2022 - Movie Day

Kids watch a movie on a couch and are joined by ocean animals with popcorn. Showing Moana on July 7.

We will show a family friendly movie at the library, every other Thursday throughout SRC.

There will be a standard show at 10:30 AM.

We will also hold a special, interactive show at 2:00 PM, where kids will get a special bag filled with goodies to interact ...

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Library News
Posted on: June 29, 2022

Library CLOSED on July 4

Library building silhouette with American flag in background. Library closed on July 4.

The library will be CLOSED on July 4 in observance of Independence Day.

Outside drops will remain open.

Everyone be safe, and have a great 4th of July!

Be sure to check out the City of Longview's "Fireworks and Freedom" Celebration at The Longview ...

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Library News
Posted on: June 30, 2022

Summer Reading Club - End Party at McWhorter Park!

Various ocean animals, and children on a sailboat gather together to celebrate the SRC End Party

Help us close out the library’s summer on a high note!

This year we're moving the end party to a new location!

Because Broughton Recreation Center is currently undergoing renovations, we will be holding the party at McWhorter Park in Long...

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Library News
Posted on: June 27, 2022

Adult Craft Day: Suminagashi

Black and white marbled background for Suminagashi, Japanese water marbling class.

It’s an Oceans of Possibility this year, so we’re looking to the water for inspiration on this project!

Suminagashi ("Sue-me-nah-gosh-ee") is the Japanese art of water marbling.We'll show you how to use ink and water ...

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Library News
Posted on: June 28, 2022

Retro Aerobics - Subjects From the Shelves

Aerobics instructor in vintage leotard and leg warmers holds an old stereo for Retro Aerobics class

Get ready to inject a blast from the past into your exercise and workout routine!

In this ASRC edition of Subjects From the Shelves, we’re taking exercise to an old school level with Retro Aerobics!

We’ll be streaming a selection of workout videos from the ...

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Library News
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Silent Library Games - Adult Summer Reading Club

Library table sits amongst the stacks and shelves for Silent Library Games.

SHHHHH!

No talking in the library. Only winning!

We’re hosting Silent Library games here at the library for an Adult Summer Reading Club challenge!

For those unfamiliar, Silent Library was an MTV game show that was adapted for American television f...

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Library News
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Voices of Local Longview: The Historic Farmers Market

A local longview history book with a speech bubble announces Voices of Local Longview.

Come listen and learn about Longview's rich history at our brand new Genealogy series: Voices of Local Longview (just in time for Adult Summer Reading Club)!

Each session will feature a different speaker who will tell us about Longview and East Te...

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