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Family Storytime  
(Ages 0 - 6)
Fridays @ 11:00 AM
Stories, rhymes, and songs to build early literacy skills.

Music & Motion
(Ages 0 - 6)
Wednesdays @ 11:00 AM
Fun and learning with songs, dance, rhythm, and movement.

Preschool Playtime  
(Ages 0 - 6)
Wednesdays @ 11:30 AM
Fridays @ 11:30 AM
Children can work on their social and motor skills while they play.

1-2-3 Grow With Me!
(Ages 0 - 3)
Tuesdays in May @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
A 5-week parent-child workshop with play zone and community experts to help children increase social and verbal interaction, promote early learning, and support parents in their role as first teachers. Registration highly encouraged.

Take & Make
(Ages 3 - 10)
New Every Monday
Pick up a craft for preschool or school aged children at the circulation desk or through curbside while supplies last.

Game Time
(Ages 7+)
1ST and 3RD Thursday of the Month @ 4:00 PM
Group games, board games, card games, and video games!

The STEAM Team
(Ages 7+)
2ND and 4TH Thursday of the Month @ 4:00 PM
Get creative with art & crafts, LEGO build challenges, and other STEAM projects.

McDonald Public Library - Spring 2023 Financial Month Schedule



Teen & Tween Unwind
(Ages 10 - 17)
2ND and 4TH Friday of the Month @ 4:30 - 5:30 PM
Relax after a busy week with coloring, crafts, LEGOs, games, or video games. Focusing on craft projects the 2ND Friday, and games the 4TH Friday. VR available for ages 13+.

Virtual Reality Experience
(Ages 13 - 17)
Saturday, March 18TH @ 12:30 - 2:30 PM
Travel around the world, tour space, visit the International Space Station, or swim in the deep blue sea with VR goggles.

Book Club
(Ages 8 - 17)
Saturday, April 22ND @ 1:00 PM
Book discussion and craft.
    Book: Stand Up, Yumi Chung! by Jessica Kim



Work-of-Art Wednesday
(Ages 5+)
2ND Wednesday of the Month @ 4:00 - 6:30 PM
Try different artistic media and follow guided instructions or create your own design. Come-and-go as needed to fit your schedule.

Paws 2 Read
(All Ages)
3RD Tuesday of the Month @ 5:45 PM
Hone literacy skills and reduce stress by reading to a friendly therapy dog. Provided in partnership with Go Team Therapy Dogs.

Library Thunderdome
(All Ages)
The Month of March
16 books enter, 1 book leaves. Children's books are going head-to-head during National Reading Month. Visit the library to vote for your favorite book each week.

Movie Night
(All Ages)
Thursday, March 30TH @ 4:00 PM
Showing Vivo (Rated PG) with popcorn.

EGGcellent Scavenger Hunt
(All Ages)
April 3RD - 8TH
Search the children's area for hidden eggs. Bring one to the circulation desk to receive a prize. One per person, while supplies last.

Día Celebration
(All Ages)
Saturday, April 29TH @ 12:30 - 2:30 PM
Celebrate El día de los niños/El día de los libros (Children's Day/Book Day). Arts and crafts, refreshments, and free books.

Mother's Day Card Factory
(All Ages)
Friday, May 12TH @ 4:00 - 5:30 PM
Saturday, May 13TH @ 11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
We will provide the craft supplies and inspiration; you provide the creativity. While supplies last.



Mindfulness Monday
Facilitated by Dawn M. Manuel
1ST Monday of the Month @ 4:00 PM
(April 3RD, May 1ST)
De-Stressing activities for adults.

Pláticas Musicales
Facilitated by Manuel Ayala
Last Wednesday of the Month @ 6:00 PM
Live Music. Tour La Música del Sur de Tejas/The Music of South Texas photo gallery. Call the Library for more information. (361) 826-2356
    March 29TH - The Pure Country Band featuring Curtis Burrell and Carl Burrell
    April 26TH - Joe Mendoza and his 12 piece Alegre Band
    May 31ST - Los Tres Rancheros: Salvador Garcia, Nono De Los Santos, and Paul Curiel

Con Mi Corazón Book Club
Facilitated by Dora Wilburn
Last Monday of the Month @ 5:30 PM
Reading Only Latina Authors.  Call the Library for more information. (361) 826-2356
     March 27TH - Big Chicas Don't Cry by Annette Chavez Macias
     April 24TH - What Happened to Ruthy Ramirez by Claire Jimenez
     May 29TH - Out of Darkness by Ashley Hope Pérez

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