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Effective March 20, 2020.

All Corpus Christi Public Libraries will be closed until further notice.

 

Play Dungeons & Dragons at the library virtually. Click here for more information.

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SPECIAL EVENTS

Spring Break Discovery Dome (All ages)
Location: Ben F. McDonald Library 
Dates: March 10th , March  11th, March 12th  @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm 
The planetarium comes to the library. Spots are limited. Registration begins Feb. 12th.

Women's History Celebration (Ages 8+)  Cancelled
Location: Ben F. McDonald Library 
Dates: Thursday, March 26th @ 4:30 pm
Join us in the celebration of Women’s History month by making your own suffragette accessories and Riot GRRRL inspired art zines!

Free Veterans Fair Cancelled
Location: Ben F. McDonald Library 
Dates: Saturday, April 18th @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
All who served in the United States Armed Forces join us. Representatives include: Veteran Services, Providers, Veteran's Clinic, VA Health/Benefits/Education. 

Dia De Los Ninos
Location: Ben F. McDonald Library 
Dates: Saturday, April 25th @ 3:00 pm
Crafts, Special Guests, Face Painting, and FREE BOOKS. 

 

Before Baby Arrives
Location: Ben F. McDonald Library 
Dates: Saturday, May 2nd @ 11:00 am
Make a keepsake craft for your baby and get personal care advice from the experts. 

 

Teen Jenga Tournament  (Ages 11-19)
Location: Ben F. McDonald Library 
Dates: Saturday, April 22nd@ 5:00 pm : Spots are limited!!
Compete in a Jenga tournament! Small prizes awarded to 1st, 2nd, & 3rd place. Snacks provided. Spots limited. Register starting April 8th.

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EVENTS FOR KIDS

1,2,3 Grow with me
Location: Ben F. McDonald Library
Dates: Tuesdays @ 6:00 pm March 17th - April 14th: Wednesday @ 11:00 am March 18th - April 15th
5-week parent-child workshop and play group 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.

For children ages 1-3 and their caregivers. 

Read, Play, Create (Ages 2-6)
Location: Ben F. McDonald Library
Dates: Second Wednesdays @ 6:30 pm, Second Thursdays @ 11:00 am
Stories, songs, crafts, and play activities to expand early literacy skills!

Little Hands (Ages 1-4)
Location: Ben F. McDonald Library
Dates: January 23rd, February 27th, May 20th  @11am
Process art and play activities for little hands and growing minds.

Terrific Tuesdays (Ages 3-12)
Location: Ben F. McDonald Library
Dates: Tuesdays at 4 pm
Thinking games and hands-on activities for children.

Creator’s Club (Ages 8-12)
Location: Ben F. McDonald Library
Dates: First Monday of every month @ 4 PM
STREAM program to facilitate the creativity of children with a different project of creation each month.

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EVENTS FOR TEENS

Dungeons & Dragons (Ages 14+)
Location: Ben F. McDonald Library
Dates: 1st & 3rd Tuesday @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
No experience needed! Spots limited. Register by calling 361-826-2356 or at the desk.

Making Mondays (Ages 11+)
Location: Ben F. McDonald Library
Dates: 3rd Monday, December 18th @ 4:30 pm
Take a break and make! Join us for a different craft or science project each month.

Wreck This Book Club (Ages 11+)
Location: Ben F. McDonald Library
Dates: Last Monday of the month @ 4:30 pm
Make it, create it, wreck it — unleash your creativity and journal how you want. Journals provided to participants while supplies last.

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EVENTS FOR ADULTS   

Laptop Clinic
Location: Ben F. McDonald Library
Dates: First Saturday at 1pm – 2:30pm
Bring your own laptop for computer updates, antivirus installs and more from Rapid Tech.

Pláticas Musicales
Location: Ben F. McDonald Library
Dates: Last Wednesday of each month @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Discussion of Tejano and other music genres. Live music performances. Facilitated by Manuel Ayala.