Ides of March Fun Pack

Ides of March Fun Pack

Blog post by Dean
Monday, March 5, 2018

WE HAVE A WINNER! Thank you for playing!

Ready for the spring equinox March 20? 


From you have I been absent in the spring,
When proud-pied April dress'd in all his trim
Hath put a spirit of youth in every thing,
That heavy Saturn laugh'd and leap'd with him.
Yet nor the lays of birds nor the sweet smell
Of different flowers in odour and in hue
Could make me any summer's story tell,
Or from their proud lap pluck them where they grew;
Nor did I wonder at the lily's white,
Nor praise the deep vermilion in the rose;
They were but sweet, but figures of delight,
Drawn after you, you pattern of all those.
     Yet seem'd it winter still, and, you away,
     As with your shadow I with these did play.

                                         SONNET 98, William Shakespeare


If that doesn't put you in the mood, how about the


Be the first to call 512-974-7400, option 1, say Et tu, Brute?, and win everything you need to foment insurrection in the Roman senate:



  • a toga
  • crown of gold
  • a rubber theater knife
  • a tube of fake blood.





You must pick up your prize at the Central Library, downtown. 

Yours to check out with your library card: directions for the use of your kit--Julius Caesar. But don't stop there. Once Caesar is out of the picture, follow Mark Antony as he sails for Egypt where Cleopatra makes him a fool for love.

They don’t call him Shakespeare for nothing