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SPECIAL EVENTS

Noel McArdle Gallery
Location: Janet F. Harte Public Library
August 3 - 31: Jeannine Leal
September 7-27: Tony Armadillo
October 5-26: Eric Cuevas
November 2-30: Sierra Shamblin
December 7-31: K Space Staff & Teacher Show

For more information call 361-826-2310

Writer's Lock In
Location: Janet F. Harte Public Library
Dates: July 19. Enter between 6:30 - 7 pm. Doors lock at 7 pm sharp! Exit at 10:50 pm.
Quiet space for writing. Refreshments provided. 

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EVENTS FOR KIDS

Lapsit Storytime (Ages 0-2)
Location: Janet F. Harte Public Library
Dates: Tuesdays at 10:15 am
Bring your little bundle of joy for a morning of stories, songs, and finger plays.

Music in Motion (Ages 0-5)
Location: Janet F. Harte Public Library
Dates: Tuesdays at 11 am
Fun with musical instruments, dance, songs, and parachute play.

Crafting Corner (Ages 8-12)
Location: Janet F. Harte Public Library
Dates: Fourth Thursday every month at 5 pm
Show off your creativity and maybe even learn a new skill!

Pop Goes the Bubble (Ages 5-10)
Location: Janet F. Harte Public Library
Dates: Tuesday July 11 at 1 pm
Blow bubbles, build a Bubblebot, and even learn how to make your own magic bubbles!

Stellar Science (Ages 8-14)
Location: Janet F. Harte Public Library
Dates: July 1 and August 5 at 11 am
Hands-on activities and crafts all about the Sun, Moon, stars, and more!

Mr. Malloy on Mars (Ages 6-12)
Location: Janet F. Harte Public Library
Dates: Saturday June 15 at 11 am
Join Mike Malloy on a journey to Mars and back to learn all about our neighbor’s many robotic inhabitants and how they tell us their stories.

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EVENTS FOR FAMILY

Sensory Sensitive Storytime
Location: Janet F. Harte Public Library
Dates: Fourth Saturday every month at 11 am
Sensory friendly environment for children who usually find storytime overwhelming and overstimulating.

Monday Matinee
Location: Janet F. Harte Public Library
Dates: July 1 and August 5 at 1 pm
Child -friendly movies and freshly made popcorn.

ASL Storytime (All Ages)
Location: Janet F. Harte Public Library
Dates: Saturday, March 9 at 11 am
Stories told in American Sign Language by guest student signers.

Jedi Training
Location: Janet F. Harte Public Library
Dates: Wednesday, August 9 at 4 pm 
Take on the Empire in virtual reality!

Star Viewing Party
Location: Janet F. Harte Public Library
Dates: Dates to be determined. Check Facebook for more info!
View the stars rain or shine! Outside: Star viewing, learn to use a telescope or star chart, and identify constellations. Inside: Fun activities and crafts.

Chess Club (All Ages)
Location: Janet F. Harte Public Library
Dates: First and Third Thursdays at 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
A workshop for all ages to learn, or practice, the game of chess while developing skills and good sportsmanship.

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EVENTS FOR TEENS

Tabletop Gaming
Location: Janet F. Harte Public Library
Dates: June 26, July 17, and August 7 at 2 pm
Compete or cooperate in board games, card games, and RPGs!

Crafty Teens (Ages 13-18)
Location: Janet F. Harte Public Library
Dates: June 12, July 3 & 24, August 14 at 2 pm
Show off your artistic side and creativity with crafts!

Teen Nano Writer's Workshop (Ages 13-18)
Location: Janet F. Harte Public Library
Dates: June 19, July 10 & 31, August 21 at 2 pm
Calling all teen writers! Share your work, collaborate, exchange tips, or just write.

Slime-A-Thon (Ages 13-18)
Location: Janet F. Harte Public Library
Dates: Monday, July 29 at 2 pm
Create and take home your very own slime.

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EVENTS FOR ADULTS

Harte Library Digital Book Club
Location: Janet F. Harte Public Library
Date: September 16th.
We will be discussing the book The gone dead by Chanelle Benz.
This book club is based on the quarterly Hoopla Digital Book Club and will be held every quarter.
For more information on the Hoopla Digital Book Club and to download the book please click here

Star Wars: The Roleplaying Game
Location: Janet F. Harte Public Library
Dates: Third Saturday of every month starting August 17th.
It is a game like Dungeons & Dragons but set in the Star Wars Universe.
You can be a Jedi, Bounty Hunter, Soldier, Smuggler or anyone of the 8+ available classes.
The game will let you also be one the various species that inhabit the Star Wars Universe.

Learn Magic the Gathering Class
Location: Janet F. Harte Public Library
Dates: Call 361-826-2310 for details.
Learn how to play the game.

Rick & Morty Dungeons & Dragons
Location: Janet F. Harte Public Library
Dates: July 27 at 1-5:30 pm.

Dungeons & Dragons at the Library
Location: Janet F. Harte Public Library
Dates: July 27 at 1-5 pm. 1st Saturday of every month
10 spots available for 18+ only. It's not just a game...

eReader & Computer Tutorials
Location: Janet F. Harte Public Library
Dates: Call for details.
Schedule time with available staff for 45 to 60 minute help sessions.

Come play Gloomhaven
Location: Janet F. Harte Public Library
Dates: Fourth Tuesday of every month at 2:00 pm.
Join the group and explore the dangerous world of Gloomhaven in this fantasy-themed, campaign based game.