JUST FOR KIDS
(Ages 0 - 6)
Fridays @ 11:00 AM
Stories, rhymes, songs, and movement to build early literacy and motor skills.
Music & Motion
(Ages 0 - 6)
Wednesdays @ 11:00 AM
Fun and learning with songs, dance, rhythm, and movement.
(Ages 0 - 6)
Wednesdays @ 11:30 AM
Fridays @ 11:30 AM
Children can work on their social and motor skills while they play.
(Ages 1 - 4)
2ND Thursday of the Month @ 11:00 AM
Mondays - December 18TH, January 22ND, & February 19TH @ 5:30 PM
Sensory, play, and art experiences to encourage exploration and development.
(Ages 3 - 6)
1ST Tuesday of the Month @ 6:00 PM
4TH Thursday of the Month @ 11:00 AM (Begins in January 2024)
Morning or evening storytimes to fit your busy schedule. Storytime with books, rhymes, and a craft.
1ST Thursday of the Month @ 4:00 PM
Build challenges with blocks, LEGOs, marble runs, or a craft. Keep your craft, demolish your build before you leave, or add your LEGO work to our ongoing art gallery.
3RD Thursday of the Month @ 4:00 PM
Drop by the Library after school to make a fun craft.
December: Watercolor Resist and Salt Painting
January: Friendship and Loom Bracelets/Keychains
Teen Cooking Class
(Ages 12 - 17)
Tuesday, January 16TH @ 4:45 - 5:45 PM
Learn how to cook a yummy dish, then enjoy your creation. Program provided by the Coastal Bend Food Bank. Online registration is required and opens January 2ND @ 10:00 AM. Use the link below.
Friday, December 22ND, Monday, January 8TH, & February 19TH @ 3:00 - 5:00 PM
Learn a new game or play something familiar with new friends (or opponents). Choose from video games, virtual reality, card games, chess, and more.
LEGO Bot Express
(Ages 8 - 14)
Friday, January 5TH @ 3:30 - 5:30 PM
Follow along to build, program, and experiment with LEGO WeDo robots. Online registration is required and opens January 2ND @ 10:00 AM. Use the link below.
LEGO Bot - Expert Mode
(Ages 10 - 16)
Friday, January 5TH @ 1:00 - 3:00 PM
Partner up to create and program bigger and more complex LEGO builds. Previous LEGO Bot program attendance required. Online registration is required and opens January 2ND @ 10:00 AM. Use the link below.
(Ages 8- 14)
Saturday, January 6TH @ 12:30 PM
Invent, code, and play a game using LittleBits kits. Online registration is required for this program and opens January 2ND @ 10:00 AM. Use the link below.
NASA @ My Library
Tuesday, February 13TH @ 4:45 PM
Learn about citizen science projects the library is participating in for the eclipse and submit your own data recordings.
I Think I Arted
Tuesday, January 23RD & February 27TH @ 4:45 PM
January: Paint pouring & painting mini canvases
February: Art study: Fauvism. Learn about and paint like a Fauvist.
FOR ALL AGES
Monday, January 29TH & February 26TH @ 4:30 PM
Family friendly movie and popcorn.
January: The Princess Bride (1987, PG)
February: Big Hero 6 (2014, PG)
Paws 2 Read
3RD Tuesday of the Month @ 5:45 PM &
Tuesday, December 19TH @ 5:45 PM
Hone literacy skills and reduce stress by reading to a friendly therapy dog. Provided in partnership with Go Team Therapy Dogs.
Holiday Card Factory
Friday, December 8TH @ 3:30 - 5:30 PM
Saturday, December 9TH @ 11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Make Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, or New Year’s cards for your classmates, coworkers, friends, and family. Enjoy cookies while you work on Friday. While supplies last.
Saturday, December 16TH @ 12:30 PM
Watch a movie with cookies and hot chocolate, followed by winter crafts and a snowball target challenge. While supplies last.
Movie: Frosty’s Winter Wonderland (1976)
Library Lovers' Scavenger Hunt
Entire Month of February
Celebrate Library Lovers’ Month in February! Complete a scavenger hunt in the children’s area to win a prize. While supplies last.
Saturday, February 3RD @ 12:30 - 2:30 PM
To celebrate Take Your Child to the Library Day (Feb. 3RD) and National Inventors’ Day (Feb. 11TH), we’re turning our children’s area and meeting room into a makerspace full of STEM activities. Not all activities will be suitable for all ages. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Valentine's Day Card Factory
Friday, February 9TH @ 3:30 - 5:30 PM
Saturday, February 10TH @ 11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Make Valentine’s Day cards for your classmates, coworkers, friends, and family. Enjoy cookies while you work on Friday. While supplies last. .
Maria Castañón Memorial Music Series
Facilitated by Manuel Ayala
*Last Wednesday of the Month @ 6:00 - 7:30 PM
Live music. Tour La Música del Sur de Tejas/The Music of South Texas photo gallery. Call the library at (361) 826-2356 for more information.
*No performances will be held in November and December*
January 31ST - TBA
February 28TH - TBA
Con Mi Corazón Book Club
Facilitated by Dora Wilburn
Last Monday of the Month @ 5:30 PM
Reading only Latina Authors. Join us for a fun and lively discussion! Call the Library for more information, (361) 826-2356.
December 18TH - You Sound Like a White Girl: The Case for Rejecting Assimilation by Julissa Arce
January 29TH - Like Water for Chocolate by Laura Esquivel
February 26TH - Woman Hollering Creek and The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros