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Summer Programs

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We invite everyone to join in on all of the fun the library has to offer throughout the summer. The summer reading and in-person educational programs begin on May 31st. All programs are held at the library and will be approximately 45 minutes (less or more at times), except on July 12th - this will be at the Grand Theater on West May St.

Download Summer Schedule (in detail)
May 31st - Reading Program Registration Begins (all ages) -
information about the reading program is at the bottom of this page
May 31st - 2:00 p.m. - Tiny Tails to You - Small Animals
May 31st - AFTER in person program - FREE SNOW CONES TO GO
June 7th - 2:00 p.m. - Children's Musician, Staci Gray
June 14th - 2:00 p.m. - Comedy Juggler, Wink Danenberg
June 14th - 3:15 p.m. - How to Handle Stress for adults/crafts & games for kids ages 6+ (program by Midcoast Family Services)
June 21st - 2:00 p.m. - Real Mad Hatter Productions/Ventriloquist
June 28th - 2:00 p.m. - Cirque Artist, Corean Gonzales
July 5th - 2:00 p.m. - Texas Snakes & More
July 12th - 2:00 p.m. - @ the GRAND THEATER - Great Promise for American Indians by the Austin PowWow - Concession stand will be open
July 14th - 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. - FINAL DAY TO COLLECT PRIZES AND TURN IN READING LOGS
July 19th - 2:00 p.m. - Strawbitty Yops Musicians, Reading Awards, Ticket Drawings, Outdoor Petting Zoo, and Snow Cones or Popcorn - last day for programs
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Reading Program Information:
Open to all ages - 0-199 who have a library card! Everyone has the opportunity to earn 3 prizes per timed reading level and a ticket to be placed in a drawing for 6/28 and/or 7/19. Please read more about this fantastic opportunity by downloading information about the program below.
Download Information About the Reading Program
Check out these PRIZES (these are the prizes for the drawing on 7/19) (please read about the program to learn about the 6/28 drawing)
Summer 2023 Sponsors
NEW to the Library this summer:
* Binge Boxes - check out a box of 5-7 movies and receive a free pack of microwave popcorn to enjoy while you "binge watch" some good 'ole' movies.
* Pop-up activities at the craft table. There is something different each week; however, Wednesday's it will be closed due to in person programming.
* Make your mark of kindness on the library's sidewalks throughout the summer months with sidewalk chalk.
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