Dateline Diboll

At the library
Enjoy comedian/magician Julian Franklin at 2 p.m. Thursday, June 20, at your library. This free event is for ages 2-12. Make plans to join in the fun and don’t forget to bring a friend!
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Scrapbookers have been asking for a day to crop at the library! That day has finally arrived. Join us from 2 to 9 p.m. Friday, June 21, for this free crop. Feel free to bring your own snacks and drinks. Donations to the library for the use of the room are welcome but not required. Space is limited so call today to reserve a spot at 936-829-5497; ask for Nelda.
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Teens, tweens, and adults! Join us for Archaeology with George Avery at 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 25, at your library. Avery, lab firector of SFA’s Anthropology and Archaeology Laboratory, will talk about archaeology and share some of his finds. This free event is for ages 10-adults. Come hear what you can find “Beneath the Surface”!
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Lufkin Zoo will be at your library Thursday, June 27, with animals to show and tell about their habitat. This free event is for ages 2-12. Make plans to join in the fun and keep reading.

Vacation Bible school at First Baptist Church is from 6 to 8:30 p.m. July 10-12 for ages Pre-K3 through sixth-grade. The church bus will run 30 minutes prior to VBS.  Pickup sites are:  Housing Authority parking lot and LBJ Drive at the activity center. Any questions, call Jessica Grigg at 936-240-0038.

Wakefield VBS
Wakefield Baptist Church, 3253 FM 357, between Diboll/ and Corrigan, is having its vacation Bible school from 6:30 to 9 p.m. July 21-25.  Parents Night is 7 p.m. Friday, July 26. “Full Armor of God” is the theme; all ages – teens and adult classes – welcome. Nursery provided.

Lose weight with TOPS – Taking Off Pounds Sensibly. Check out the local TOPS chapter at First United Methodist Church, 805 E. Denman Ave., Lufkin. Weigh-ins are at 8:30 a.m. Fridays and the meetings are at 9:05 a.m. Fridays. For more information, call Sylvia at 936-639-4017 or Beat at 936-876-4403. First visit is free. Check out

Tangled Threads
Do you like to crochet or knit, or any other portable crafting project?  T.L.L. Temple Memorial Library in Diboll invites is organizing “Tangled Threads” for crafters of all ages. The program is from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. the second Tuesday of each month. All skill levels are welcomed. Please bring your own hooks, yarn, and supplies. “Tangled Threads” will on the second Tuesday of the month in the Community Room at the library.
For more information call Mary Howell at 936-829-5497.