Book Cover: Jaws by Peter Benchley
623 National Avenue
Thursday, June 9 at 3:00 pm

Grab a cup of coffee and a locally-made treat at the Westside Book Club at Macksville Coffee Company before discussing the novel that inspired the classic 1975 movie! In Peter Benchley’s Jaws, a sudden string of deadly shark attacks force police chief Martin Brody, ichthyologist Matt Hooper, and professional hunter Quint to work together to rid the seaside resort town of Amity of an underwater terror before the massive great white shark kills anyone else.

Young woman using VR headset; reaching out to touch colorful light.
Main Library
Haute Create
Saturday, June 25 at 1:00 pm

Ages 12 & Up: Dive into a virtual world with the HTC Vive™ VR headset. Plunge into the murky depths and solve interactive puzzles as you try to escape a capsized research vessel in FREEDIVER: Triton Down or come face-to-face with the mysterious and awe-inspiring creatures found deep in the ocean with theBlu.

Close-up of laser cutter
Main Library
Haute Create
Thursday, June 23 at 4:00 pm

Ages 13 & Up: Soldering is a multi-purpose technique which will allow you to build electronics, make repairs, and create crafts! In Intro to Soldering, you will pick up this valuable skill and learn how to use the Haute Create soldering stations safely by making your own DIY synthesizer.

Customers who wish to use the Haute Create soldering stations independently must complete this class.

Teenage boy using soldering iron
Main Library
Haute Create
Wednesday, June 22 at 4:00 pm

Ages 13 & Up: Soldering is a multi-purpose technique which will allow you to build electronics, make repairs, and create crafts! In Intro to Soldering, you will pick up this valuable skill and learn how to use the Haute Create soldering stations safely by making your own DIY synthesizer.

Close-up for 3D printer and print
Main Library
Haute Create
Tuesday, June 21 at 4:00 pm

Ages 9 & Up: 3D printers are available for your use in Haute Create, but do you know how to make or print your own files? Learn the best practices for preparing your file to print and for using Haute Create’s 3D printers safely with Intro to 3D Printing. Customers who wish to use Haute Create’s 3D printer independently must complete this class. 

Illustration of pirate ship at night, close to village, with full moon in background
Main Library
Parking Lot
Saturday, June 18 at 6:00 pm

Ages 21 & Up: When you work like a Captain, you need to party like a pirate! Belly up to the Saratoga’s cash bar for your favorite mug of grog, sing-along to classic sea shanties played by the Red Rum Band, and break out your finest frock coat and tricorn hat for the costume contest at 7:00 p.m. 

Detail of Into Bondage. Oil on Canvas by Aaron Douglas. Courtesy of the National Gallery of Art.
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
Saturday, June 18 at 2:00 pm

Ages 16 & Up: President Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation on January 1, 1863, which declared “that all persons held as slaves [in the Southern states which had seceded] …are, and henceforward shall be free.” But for enslaved people in remote areas of Texas, it would be two more years before they were told that their freedom had been granted. Learn more about the origins of this “second Independence Day” and how local Black communities have celebrated it through the years.

Poster: Aquaman
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
Thursday, June 16 at 5:00 pm

Ages 13 & Up: Arthur Curry, the half-human son of Queen Atlanna, must stop Orm Marius from uniting the four underwater kingdoms and destroying the surface world. To do so, Arthur must find the Trident of Atlan and reclaim his rightful place as King of Atlantis. Rated PG-13

Close-up of laser cutter
Main Library
Haute Create
Thursday, June 16 at 4:00 pm

Ages 13 & Up: Soldering is a multi-purpose technique which will allow you to build electronics, make repairs, and create crafts! In Intro to Soldering, you will pick up this valuable skill and learn how to use the Haute Create soldering stations safely by making your own DIY synthesizer.

Customers who wish to use the Haute Create soldering stations independently must complete this class.

Teenage boy using soldering iron
Main Library
Haute Create
Wednesday, June 15 at 4:00 pm

Ages 13 & Up: Soldering is a multi-purpose technique which will allow you to build electronics, make repairs, and create crafts! In Intro to Soldering, you will pick up this valuable skill and learn how to use the Haute Create soldering stations safely by making your own DIY synthesizer.

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