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Library Event Calendar


THIS CALENDAR IS CURRENTLY BEING UPDATED - SOME LINKS MAY BE BROKEN WHILE STAFF PREPARES MORE INFORMATION.
ALL PROGRAMS ARE FREE TO ATTEND AND ALL SUPPLIES ARE INCLUDED! PLEASE NOTE THAT CERTAIN PROGRAMS DO REQUIRE REGISTRATION, WHICH IS NOTED WITHIN THE CALENDAR BELOW
May 2024:
Staff is taking a small break from programs this month to prepare for a fantastic summer program
21st - 4:30 pm - Adult Book Club Meets
23rd - READING PROGRAM REGISTRATION BEGINS
24th - 10:00 - 11:30 a.m.Senior Citizens Center - Coffee, Conversation, and Your Favorite Game (must pre-register 361-293-5001)
27th - LIBRARY IS CLOSED FOR MEMORIAL DAY
29th - 2:30 pm - Texas Floating Classroom Traveling Bay @ Grand Theater - FREE ADMISSION TO ALL - this starts the 2024 Summer Edutainment Programs
Camp Out Banner 2024
June 2024:
Senior Citizen Necessity Drive - Collecting items for the Yoakum Senior Community all month (June & July)
Friendship Bracelet Maker Station - Pre-teens/Teens - all month (June & July)
6/3 to 6/7 - All week @ the Library - Design a camping theme puzzle piece to make a large collaborative puzzle for the library wall throughout the summer.

5th - 2:30 p.m. - Yoakum Grand Theater - Bobby Cordell Magic Show - FREE ADMISSION
6/10 to 6/14 - All week @ the Library - Paint kindness rocks to add to the library's front flowerbed
10th - 10:00 a.m. - @ the Library - Scout Skills: Flag Etiquette - for ages 5 and up, no registration needed (conducted by: Boy Scouts Troop 228)
12th - 2:30 p.m. - Yoakum Grand Theater - Talewise - "Science Heroes Adventure of the Lost Treasure" - FREE ADMISSION
13th - 10:00 a.m. - at the Library - PRE-TEENS/TEENS (ages 10-17) - Melted Crayon Art - FREE to attend - pre-register by calling the library at 361-293-5001 (registration begins 6/3)
14th - LAST DAY TO REGISTER FOR THE READING PROGRAM
6/17 to 6/21 - All week @ the Library - Potholder Looming - Make a potholder and take it home with you.

19th - LIBRARY IS CLOSED ALL DAY IN OBSERVANCE OF JUNETEENTH
20th - 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. - at the Library - Whimsical Watercolors for Adults - FREE to attend - pre-register by calling the library at 361-293-5001 (registration begins 6/3)

6/24 to 6/28 - All week @ the Library - STEM week - enjoy building with marble mazes, wooden planks, and magna tiles
24th - 10:00 a.m. @ the Library - Scout Skills: Tent Pitching - for ages 5 and up, no registration needed (conducted by: Boy Scouts Troop 228)
12th - 2:30 p.m. - Yoakum Grand Theater - Talewise - "Science Heroes Adventure of the Lost Treasure" - FREE ADMISSION
25th - 10:00 a.m. - at the Library - The Tortoise and the Hare Preschool Story Time - pre-register by calling the library at 361-293-5001 (registration begins 6/3)

26th - 2:30 p.m. - Yoakum Grand Theater - Zoomagination - FREE ADMISSION
28th - 10:00 - 11:30 a.m. - @ the Senior Citizen's Center (105 Kvinta Drive, Yoakum) - National Bingo Day (must pre-register 361-293-5001)

July 2024:

Senior Citizen Necessity Drive - Collecting items for the Yoakum Senior Community all month (June & July)
Friendship Bracelet Maker Station - Pre-teens/Teens - all month (June & July)
7/1 to 7/5 - All week @ the Library - Color your own bookmark to take home

1st - Bookmark Contest begins for all ages - entry packets may now be picked up at the library
2nd - 2:00 p.m. - at the Library - PRE-TEENS/TEENS (ages 10-17) - Cooking Lab - FREE to attend - pre-register by calling the library at 361-293-5001 (registration begins 6/17)
3rd - 2:30 p.m. - Yoakum Grand Theater - Storybook Theatre presents: "Goldifox and the Two Hares" - FREE ADMISSION
4th - LIBRARY IS CLOSED ALL DAY IN OBSERVANCE OF INDEPENDENCE DAY
7/8 to 7/12 - All week @ the Library - Create a work of art using colored sand in bottles or on paper
8th - 10:00 a.m. - @ the Library - Scout Skills: Fire Starting - for ages 5 and up, no registration needed (conducted by: Boy Scouts Troop 228)

9th - 2:00 p.m. - at the Library - Magic Workshop with Magician John O'Bryant - open to ages 7 and up - FREE to attend - pre-register by calling the library at 361-293-5001 (registration begins 6/17) - space is limited!
10th - 2:30 p.m. - Yoakum Grand Theater - Professor Suds Crazy Bubble Show - FREE ADMISSION
11th - 12:30 p.m. - @ the Library - PRE-TEENS/TEENS (ages 10-17) - Mario Kart Tournament/Party - FREE to attend - pre-register by calling the library at 361-293-5001 (registration begins 6/17)
7/15 to 7/12 - All week @ the Library - Are You an Architect? - Build something amazing using craft sticks

15th - National Gummy Worm Day - All Day - Check out a book and receive a FREE bag of gummy worms
16th - 10:00 a.m. - at the Library - "A Camping We Will Go" Preschool Story Time - pre-register by calling the library at 361-293-5001 (registration begins 6/17)
17th - 2:30 p.m. - Yoakum Grand Theater - Creepy Crawlers - Reptiles, Arachnids, and other species found in nature - FREE ADMISSION
19th - 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. - at the Library - Whimsical Watercolors for Adults - FREE to attend - pre-register by calling the library at 361-293-5001 (registration begins 6/17)
19th - before 5:30 p.m. - ALL READING LOGS MUST BE TURNED IN ON OR BEFORE THIS DATE. LAST DAY TO COLLECT TICKETS & READING BASKET PRIZES
19th - before 5:30 p.m. - Bookmark contest entries must be turned in on or before this date for judging.
22nd - 10:00 a.m. @ the Library - Scout Skills: Knot Tying - or ages 5 and up, no registration needed (conducted by: Boy Scouts Troop 228)

24th - 2:30 p.m. - at the Library - Bonzo Crunch Fool at Large, Reading Awards, Bookmark Contest Winners, Raffle Drawings, FREE ice cream to go for everyone