Junior Friends of the LibraryJunior Friends meet once a month to brainstorm, plan, and work on library related and community service projects. We are library ambassadors and let our classmates, teachers, and family know about upcoming library events. We plan the library's summer camps and some of us help lead. Throughout the year, Junior Friends must earn 40 volunteer hours at the library or by participating in any of our community service projects. Library volunteer hours can be earned whenever is convenient for you. A Junior Friend can be anyone in grades 3-12 who loves reading, the library, and giving back to the community. To join Junior Friends, just fill out an application at the library. All meetings are at the library from 1:00-4:00 on the Saturdays listed below.
Little ones from babies to preschoolers and their caregivers are invited to join us every Wednesday at 10:30 AM for storytime. Read stories, sing songs, learn American sign language, and do crafts with other kids and our wonderful teacher, Ms. Lara Lee. Storytime is free and no registration is required.
Summer CampsRegistration for summer 2017 will begin in April.
Registration for summer 2017 will begin in April.
During the summer a free program is held every Thursday at 2:00. Program activities range from crafts to outdoor games and follow the theme of the Summer Reading Program. No registration is required.
During the school year a G or PG movie is shown every Tuesday at 4:00. During the summer movies are shown at 2:00. Bring your own snacks, drinks, pillows, and blankets. Tuesday Movies are free and no registration is required.
Lego Club is open to kids from K-12th and meets once a month for cooperative building, individual and group challenges, fun themes, and unstructured creative time. The 2016-2017 roster is currently full but you can be added to the waiting list to be contacted if a spot becomes available or for first dibs next year.
In Art Class students 3rd grade and up learn the elements and principles of art and study famous artists that emphasize each element through their art. There is a $25 joining fee in which the aspiring artists will receive a $25 t-shirt, sketch pad, and a sketch pencil set. Art Club meets from 2:00-4:00 on the Saturdays listed below.
In French Club we use the Mango Languages program that's free with your library card to learn the French language. We will also have fun activities that celebrate the French culture. We meet from 1:00-1:40 on the Saturdays listed below.
Growing Up Wild
Growing Up Wild is a multi-award winning early childhood education program that builds on children’s sense of wonder about nature and invites them to explore wildlife and the world around them. Through a wide range of activities and experiences, including crafts, art projects, music, and hiking, Growing Up Wild provides an early foundation for developing positive impressions about the natural world and lifelong social and academic skills. Growing Up Wild is correlated to TEKS standards and Head Start domains and is intended for children ages 3-7. Meetings are held from 10:00-11:30 at Regional Park on the dates listed below. The Fall 2016 roster is currently full but you can be placed on a waiting list to be contacted if a spot becomes available or to be contacted when registration begins again in the spring.
September 13th Show Me the Energy
September 27th Aqua Charades
October 11th Wildlife Water Safari
October 25th Owls
November 8th Oh, Deer
Novmeber 22nd Seed Need