Tweens and Teens

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Summer at the Library!

This summer, the library is offering lots of fun activities for tweens and teens!  There are Spanish classes, movies, crafts, and family fun events!

Download our events calendar here: Calendar of Events or scroll down for information on upcoming events!  And don't forget to sign up for summer reading for a chance to win big!

Summer Kickoff Party - Saturday, June 4, 11am-12:30pm:

Visit animals from Cathy's Critters Petting Zoo, enjoy a soda, do a craft, sign up for summer reading, and more!

Summer Food Program

Teen and Tween Activities

Programs for Teens and Tweens this summer with the Lake Dallas Public Library:

Beginner Spanish Class - Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, 2:15pm

Learn basic Spanish in this free course for teens and adults.

Crafters - Tuesdays, 4pm

Try your hand at the library's weekly craft! All ages and abilities welcome.

Car Basics - Saturday, June 11, 11am

Learn the basics of caring for your car.

Candy Sushi - Saturday, June 18, 3pm

Create your own sushi rolls with CANDY!

Edible Ocean Bowls - Saturday, June 25, 3pm

Create a layered treat and put your decorating skills to the test.

Cookie Wars - Saturday, July 16, 3pm

Who will have the best decorated cookie in this challenge?

Make your own room spray - Saturday, July 23, 3pm

Create your own signature essential oil spray at this DIY workshop with Cathy Dumbravo.


Escape the summer heat and watch family friendly movies at the library. Bring your own blankets to sit on!


10:30 AM

June 10The Little Mermaid (G, 83 min.)
June 17Finding Nemo (G, 100 min.)
June 24Finding Dory (PG, 97 min.)
July 1Clifford (PG, 96 min.)
July 8Luca (PG, 95 min.)
July 15Madagascar (PG, 96 min.)
July 22Lilo & Stitch (PG, 85 min.)
July 29Moana (PG, 107 min.)

Family Fun Saturday Events

Mad Science - Life in the Sea - June 11, 2pm

Explore different ocean ecosystems and learn about the plants and animals that live there. Classifying creatures from sharks to sponges gives everyone a taste of ocean diversity.

Crocodile Encounter - June 18, 11am

Learn about different reptiles and their amazing adaptations in this live demonstration.

Author Visit - Mary Brooke Casad - June 25, 10:30am

Mary Brooke Casad is the author of ten books featuring Bluebonnet Armadillo, a traveling Texas armadillo who teaches children about historic Texas sites.

Dino-Bo - July 9, 10:30am

Love dinosaurs? Learn about paleontology, fossils and, of course, dinosaurs!

Kenny Kolter's Drum Circle - July 16, 10:30am

Help Kenny create Lake Dallas's own drum circle through creativity and self expression.

Freddie the Fish - July 23, 11am

Learn about the effects of pollution on fish during this interactive activity with the Denton County Master Gardeners

Ice Cream Float Party - July 30, 2pm-3:30pm

Celebrate the end of summer and make your own ice cream float! Prizes available!