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Christmas Tree Auction

Christmas Tree Auction
Tuesday, December 4, 2018 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Location: 
1st floor

West Library’s annual Holiday Celebration and Christmas Tree Auction will take place at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 4. Winners of the Christmas tree decorating contest will be announced, and the auction will start immediately following the announcement. Bidding will begin at $10, with all proceeds donated to Meals on Wheels of Tarrant County. 

Donate a gift to Meals on Wheels this Christmas

Donate a gift to Meals on Wheels this Christmas

Help us make the season brighter for Tarrant County residents.

Annual Christmas Tree Decorating Contest

Christmas tree decorating contest
Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 8:00am to Friday, November 30, 2018 - 5:00pm
Location: 
1st floor

The annual West Library Christmas Tree Decorating Contest is upon us!

1. Pick up a tree at the Circulation Desk starting Nov. 1 - 30.  Trees are available on a first-come, first-served basis while supplies last.

2. Decorate the tree to fit into one of these categories –

Early Voting

Early Voting
Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 8:00am to 5:00pm
Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 8:00am to 5:00pm
Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 8:00am to 5:00pm
Location: 
Baker Building

Early voting is available from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Oct. 23-25 in the Baker Building.  This early voting polling location is available for any registered Tarrant County voter. 

International Games Day

International Games Day
Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Location: 
First Floor

Did you know that gaming can be a great way to socialize, improve multi-tasking skills, enhance memory, and learn new things?  West Library joins thousands in celebrating the popularity and power of games and play!  International Games Day is from noon - 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 6 on the first floor of West Library.

Join us at the library for an afternoon of fun and games!  Tabletop games of all kinds will be featured.  Do you have a game that you never have enough people to play with? Bring it with you! Sit down, have a snack, and join in some hilarity!

West Library 30th Anniversary Celebration

West Library 30th anniversary celebration
Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 11:30am to 1:30pm
Location: 
West Library

On October 25th, from 11:30-1:30 ,The Eunice and James L. West Library will celebrate its 30th birthday. The celebration, which marks the 30th anniversary of the library’s formal opening and Dedication on October 21, 1988, will take place on the 1st floor of the library just inside the front doors. Cake will be served, while supplies last!

The Eunice and James L. West Library is named in honor of the late Eunice and James L. West of Fort Worth.  It is only the second building constructed by Texas Wesleyan specifically for library services.

Register to Vote

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Thursday, October 4, 2018 - 12:00pm
Location: 
In front of Library

Tarrant County Elections will be outside the Library during the free period on Thursday, Oct. 4 to help you register to vote.  

Mitchell-Reed Artist Talk

Mitchell-Reed Artist Talk
Tuesday, October 16, 2018 - 12:15pm to 1:30pm
Location: 
Bernice Coulter Templeton Art Studio

Join us for a Mitchell-Reed Community of Learners lecture at 12:15 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 16 at the Bernice Coulter Templeton Art Studio.  Sara Ellis Cardona will have a question and answer session about her exhibit Southern Gothic.

From the artist statement:

Mitchell-Reed lecture at the Art Studio

Mitchell-Reed lecture at the Art Studio

The last Mitchell-Reed event for Fall 2018 will feature an Artist Talk at the Bernice Coulter Templeton Art Studio

Snap Shot Day

Snap shot day
Monday, September 24, 2018 - 8:00am to 11:59pm
Location: 
West Library

Library Snap Shot Day will be Monday, Sept. 24. Snap Shot Day is an annual event celebrated by libraries across the country. Statistics are taken throughout the day of library activities to form a 'Snap Shot' of a typical day in the West Library. Whether you check out a book, use a computer, ask a reference question or just walk through the door, you will be counted.