Summer at the Library!
This summer, the library is offering lots of family fun activities! There are storytimes, movies, STEAM activities, crafts, and family fun events!
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!
Crafters - Tuesdays, 4pm
Try your hand at the library's craft! All ages and abilities welcome.
STEAM - SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING, ARTS & MATH
Visit the library on Wednesdays at 10:30am and Fridays at 3pm for a STEAM Family Activity! Activities are designed for K-5.
|June 8||Ocean Exploration||June 10||Sea Animal Graphing|
|June 15||Jellyfish Craft||June 17||Sink or Float|
|June 22||Ocean Slime||June 24||Lighthouse STEAM Challenge|
|June 29||Stamped Ocean Tote||July 1||-|
|July 6||Sea Shell Art||July 8||Origami Boats|
|July 13||Blowfish Painting||July 15||Lego Sea Creatures|
|July 20||Straw Painting Coral Reef||July 22||Oil Spill Clean Up|
|July 27||Create a Crab||July 29||Ocean in a Jar|
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!
Escape the summer heat and watch family friendly movies at the library. Bring your own blankets to sit on!
|June 10||The Little Mermaid (G, 83 min.)|
|June 17||Finding Nemo (G, 100 min.)|
|June 24||Finding Dory (PG, 97 min.)|
|July 1||Clifford (PG, 96 min.)|
|July 8||Luca (PG, 95 min.)|
|July 15||Madagascar (PG, 96 min.)|
|July 22||Lilo & Stitch (PG, 85 min.)|
|July 29||Moana (PG, 107 min.)|
Early Literacy Programs
Wiggles and Giggles - Tuesdays, 10:30am
Storytime for ages 0-3 years. Sing songs, learn rhymes and enjoy a story with this storytime that promotes caretaker bonding and socialization.
Preschool Storytime - Thursdays, 10:30am
Storytime for ages 3-6. This program promotes literacy through print recognition, developing phonological awareness, practicing fine motor skills, and increased oral communication.
Surprise Guest - Thursday, June 2, 10:30am
Join Ms. Lucy and surprise guest Carol Kyer and her puppet friend CK to read books during this story hour!
Spanish Songs & Stories - Wednesdays, 3:30pm
Storytime for ages 4-10. Learn Spanish language and culture through songs and stories. Join us live or join us virtually by downloading the PDF with the lyrics to the songs here. The red folder is this week's program. Then join the class by following this link. If you need to dial in, the number is +1 346-248-7799 or follow this link to find your local number.
Chapter Challenge - Thursdays, 4:30pm
Storytime for ages 7-12. Listen to a chapter from a classic novel each week and discuss. A new chapter every week! Join us live at the library or follow this Zoom link
1000 Books Before Kindergarten - Self Paced
Ask at the front desk about how to participate.