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Burnet County Judge James Oakley (center) joins the Friends of the Herman Brown Free Library board and staff and others Jan. 9 for the groundbreaking of the library's expansion project. The addition, which includes a former attorney's office adjacent to the library, will add approximately 33 percent more useable space to the facility. The Friends group is covering the cost of the renovation and project. Staff photo by Daniel Clifton

Renovation opens Burnet library for lounge area, more internet access, genealogy center

DANIEL CLIFTON • EDITOR BURNET — The Herman Brown Free Library director Betsy Engelbrecht accepts that library staff and patrons might have to endure some inconveniences the next several months, but what’s waiting for them on the other side of that has her smiling. (more…)

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Herman Brown Free Library celebrating National Library Week

SPECIAL TO THE PICAYUNE BURNET — The Herman Brown Free Library is celebrating National Library Week on April 12-18 by asking patrons to cast their votes for their all-time favorite books. (more…)

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IF YOU GO
WHAT: Super Hero Training Camp
WHEN: 10:30 a.m.-noon March 18
WHERE: Herman Brown Free Library, 101 E. Washington St. in Burnet 
FOR MORE: Call (512) 715-5228

SPRING BREAK: Burnet library calling all superheroes

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR BURNET — As a kid growing up, I spent every Saturday morning sitting in front of our (black-and-white) TV waiting for the next episode of the “Justice League of America” to come on. I would watch as superheroes such as Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Aquaman, the Flash and a few others […]

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Nature photographer Brian Loflin and his wife, Shirley, will present 'Photographing Texas Nature' during a Coffee Talks lecture March 12 at the Herman Brown Free Library in Burnet. Courtesy photo

Coffee Talks program on ‘Photographing Texas Nature’

BURNET — Nature photographers Brian and Shirley Loflin will speak about “Photographing Texas Nature” on March 12 during a Coffee Talks lecture at the Herman Brown Free Library. (more…)

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Author T. Lindsay Baker will present a Coffee Talks program on Central Texas history 2 p.m. Feb. 12 at the Herman Brown Free Library, 100 Washington in Burnet. Courtesy photo

Central Texas history focus of Coffee Talks at Burnet library

BURNET — Get a history lesson on Central Texas during a Coffee Talks program Feb. 12 at the Herman Brown Free Library. (more…)

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Herman Brown Free Library December Events | KBEY 103.9 FM

Deann Randle and Betsy Engelbrecht with the Herman Brown Free Library in Burnet sure did get us in the Holiday spirit this morning! The library has some exciting December events, and a way for you to have your fines forgiven! From now until December 12th, you can bring a non-perishable food item by any Burnet […]

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Author Rick Sherrod to talk Texas football at Burnet library series

SPECIAL TO THE PICAYUNE BURNET — Author Rick Sherrod will talk about powerhouse Texas high school football teams at a free Coffee Talks program Oct. 9. The presentation is 2 p.m. at the Herman Brown Free Library, 100 E. Washington. Refreshments will be served at 1:30 p.m. (more…)

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Civil War historian to speak at Burnet library’s Coffee Talks

BURNET — The author series Coffee Talks kicks off its fourth season on Sept. 11 at the Herman Brown Free Library. Civil War historian Ed Cotham will present a program at 2 p.m. at the library, 100 E. Washington. Refreshments will be served at 1:30 p.m. (more…)

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Burnet County historian Darrell Debo presents Coffee Talks program Jan. 9

SPECIAL TO THE PICAYUNE BURNET — Darrell Debo of the Burnet County Historical Commission will talk about the history of Burnet County at a Coffee Talks program Jan. 9. The free presentation is 2 p.m. in the meeting room at the Herman Brown Free Library, 100 E. Washington St. on the Courthouse Square. Refreshments will be […]

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Writer-artist to present illustrated Coffee Talks program on Colorado River

SPECIAL TO THE PICAYUNE BURNET — Writer-artist Margie Crisp will talk about the past and present of the Colorado River during a free Coffee Talks program Nov. 14 at the Herman Brown Free Library. The program is 2 p.m. with refreshments served at 1:30 p.m. at the library, 101 E. Washington. Early arrival is advised. (more…)

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Texas outlaw frontier part of Coffee Talks series at Herman Brown Free Library

SPECIAL TO THE PICAYUNE BURNET — Author Peter R. Rose will discuss his book “The Reckoning: The Triumph of Order on the Texas Outlaw Frontier” on Oct. 10 at the Herman Brown Free Library. The free program is part of the Coffee Talks series at the library, 100 E. Washington. Refreshments will be served at […]

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Herman Brown Free Library closed for Labor Day, following week for repairs

SPECIAL TO THE PICAYUNE BURNET — The Herman Brown Free Library will be closed Sept. 2 for Labor Day and again Sept. 9-13 for modifications and repairs. During this time, items may be returned in the deposit slot on the west side of the building, 100 E. Washington. Library card holders also may check out eBooks […]

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Author to discuss humorous series set in Hill Country during Coffee Talks program

BURNET — Award-winning author Jane Myers Perrine will discuss her book series set in the Hill Country during a Coffee Talks program June 13 at the Herman Brown Free Library. (more…)

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Author Joe Nick Patoski to discuss ‘outrageous’ Dallas Cowboys at Burnet library program

SPECIAL TO THE PICAYUNE BURNET — Joe Nick Patoski will discuss his book about the Dallas Cowboys during a Coffee Talks program at the Herman Brown Free Library on May 9. (more…)

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Coffee Talks program April 11 features local author, thriller on drug traffic

SPECIAL TO THE PICAYUNE BURNET — Highland Lakes author Jack Davis will talk about his thriller “To Die in Chiapas” and its depiction of efforts to control drug traffic between Texas and Mexico during a Coffee Talks program April 11 at the Herman Brown Free Library. (more…)

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Coffee Talks program at Burnet library to feature famous Texas trees

SPECIAL TO THE PICAYUNE BURNET — Texas A&M Forest Service’s Pete Smith will talk about famous Texas trees during a Coffee Talks presentation March 14. The program is 2 p.m. at the Herman Brown Free Library, 100 E. Washington. Refreshments will be served at 1:30 p.m. Program organizers advise attendees to arrive early. (more…)

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