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Get ready for Coppell Reads 2018! This year's selection is The Martian by Andy Weir. Pick up a free copy of the book (while supplies lasts) at the Front Desk beginning January 2. Starting in February, enjoy programs inspired by the book. Coppell Reads is a city-wide program that encourages community members to read the same book at the same time and then participate in a series of community events celebrating the book.
What Would Mark Do? Learn some life hacks that will make you as resourceful as The Martian. All supplies provided by the library. Sign-up is required; please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 972-304-3658. For adults 18 and older.
Could you survive on Mars? Your spaceship crashes and is badly damaged. Which items do you take with you to make it to the landing site? Undergo "Martian Training" in which you will compare and contrast the physical characteristics of Earth and Mars. At the end, you will see how well you would have survived the crash based on what supplies you chose. For adults 18 and older.
Enjoy the film adaptation of Andy Weir's book, starring Matt Damon and Jessica Chastain. Movie is rated PG-13. All ages welcome to attend.
The Perot Tech Truck will be at the Library for some hands-on astronomy and science activities. All ages welcome to attend.
Join us at Hogwarts for Harry Potter movies and popcorn each afternoon. Some movies rated PG-13. All ages welcome. Saturday, March 10: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's StoneSunday, March 11: Harry Potter and the Chamber of SecretsMonday, March 12: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of AzkabanTuesday, March 13: Harry Potter and the Goblet of FireNO MOVIE ON WEDNESDAY. Join us for a live animal program at 3 pmThursday, March 15: Harry Potter and the Order of the PhoenixFriday, March 16: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part ISaturday, March 17: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part II
Pick up your three house cup tasks at the Front Desk, complete, and return by Friday, March 16 to be sorted into Gryffindor, Ravenclaw, Hufflepuff, and Slytherin. Help your house win the House Cup and be honored at the End of Term Feast during the last movie on Saturday, March 17 at 2 pm. Wear your robes or Harry Potter costumes to the Feast! All ages welcome to attend. Movie is rated PG-13.
Attend a Hogwarts Care of Magical Creatures class and meet some fantastic beasts. Presented by All About Animals. All ages welcome.
We'll watch Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, enjoy treats from the Honeydukes Express, and create some Harry Potter crafts. Movie is rated PG-13. For teens in grades 6-12.
Attention all artists! Submit your comic book/anime drawing to win prizes and be featured in the library! Winners will be announced at CozbyCon on May 12. To learn more about submission rules and contest details, please ask at the Front Desk or call 972-304-3658. Submission forms will be available at the library and here beginning April 2. All ages are welcome to participate this year.
Are you planning on submitting art work to the CozbyCon Art Contest? This class will give you pointers and tips to help create a masterpiece for the contest. If you have already started your entry, bring it along! Paper and pencils will be provided. Grades 6 - 12.
Who are you dressing up as for CozbyCon? We'll provide some supplies to help create the perfect cosplay outfit for CozbyCon. But bring along anything you already have to add to your costume. Sign-up is required; please email email@example.com or call 972-304-3658. Grades 6 - 12.
Join the Dark Side as we make lightsabers, paper crafts, and watch a Star Wars film. All ages welcome.
Come to the library's 8th annual comic book/anime convention, CozbyCon! Put on your best cosplay outfit to make crafts, shop, play games, view CozbyCon art contest entries, and enter for a chance to win door prizes. All ages welcome.
All acts welcome! Sign up anytime at the Information Desk. This program is open to all ages and any content must be appropriate for all ages. Microphone will be provided. Bring your friends to perform or cheer you on!Wednesday, March 14Wednesday, April 14Wednesday, May 11
Sahaja Yoga helps one experience a calm state and reap the benefits with these guided meditation sessions. All ages are welcome to attend.
ONES UPON A TIMEMondays at 10:30 amA one-derful storytime for children 12-24 months of age and their adult caregiver. Short stories, music, rhymes, and movement activities are incorporated in this action-packed program that engages new walkers in language based activities.
Babies from birth to crawling and their favorite adult will enjoy songs, action rhymes, and share books together in this one-on-one lapsit program. This storytime is designed to be a springboard for literacy, by exploring the senses with music, action rhymes, and age appropriate reading. Come prepared to have fun with baby.
All ages are welcome at Family Storytime, which incorporates stories, songs, rhymes, and more into a fun and interactive experience for the whole family.
A storytime for 2 and 3 year olds (with their favorite adult) who are ready to sit and enjoy interactive stories, songs, and games that encourage their emerging language skills. This program will introduce young children to the joys of language and literature.
Storytime for 3 to 5 year olds who are ready to attend independently. This storytime is designed to foster a smooth transition into school and is the only storytime that children attend without their adult caregiver. This fun and interactive program combines activities such as read-aloud stories, songs, rhymes, and fingerplays. It introduces children to listening skills, the library, and the joy of reading.
Bring your niños to this fun and interactive storytime! We'll sing songs and listen to stories in both Spanish and English. All ages welcome.
A special storytime presented to children of working parents and everyone who cannot attend regular weekday storytimes.
The goal is to read 1000 books to your child before they start Kindergarten. Parents, grandparents, and older siblings can help your child meet this challenge. Books read to them at storytimes and daycare can be included. Books can be repeated too! Reading to your child improves vocabulary and language skills, improves concentration, and is a great way to strengthen your relationship. Download the mobile app to track your reading and use the hashtag #1000BksB4K to share your progress. Paper logs are also available at the library and here. More information about this challenge, visit 1000booksbeforekindergarten.org1-100, 101-200, 201-300, 301-400, 401-500, 501-600, 601-700, 701-800, 801-900, 901-1000
Lions Club members will conduct a preliminary screening on the children's eyes for various visual impairments. No prescriptions will be issued. A signed and completed waiver form is required for each child. For children 6 months to 5 years and any child with special needs.
Come build with LEGOs! Use the library's blocks to create a design to show your friends! For kids in grades K - 5.
Explore the world of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math with hands-on activities! Kids in grades K-5 are invited to challenge your brain to think critically and creatively.
Jennifer Mathieu, author of Moxie, will discuss her latest book, the feminist theme, and the Moxie movement. Books will be available for purchase and signing. Teens and adults are welcome to attend.
If you have ever been in the library during the summer, you know how busy it is! Since we are so busy, we rely on the help of our "volunteens". The volunteer opportunities start Saturday, June 2 and run through July 31. Many teens are interested in becoming a summer voluntee, but the number of positions is limited. This program is open to Coppell residents ages 12-17. Applications will be available online only beginning April 2. Applications will be accepted through Monday, April 16. If we have more teen applications than we can fill, there will be a lottery to select the teens.
Come to this special event where we will taste test different pizzas from local restaurants and vote on the best one! Enjoy a movie and games while we eat. No registration required. Kids currently in 5th grade through 12th grade are welcome to attend.
Need volunteer hours? Local organizations (excluding the library) looking for teen volunteers will be at the library to discuss their opportunities. Can't make it that night? A list of all the organizations will be available the next day at the Front Desk and online. For teens in grades 6 - 12.
Join us for an evening of casual crafting! All supplies provided by the library. Sign up is required, please call 972-304-3658 or email CozbyPrograms@coppelltx.gov. For adults 18 and older.Monday, March 5 • Life HacksMonday, April 2 • Blackout PoetryMonday, May 7 • Self-watering Planters
Who reads short shorts? We do! Join our newest adult reading club where we will read from a selection of short stories and then briefly discuss them. For adults 18 and older.
Join us for an evening of discussing books! Place a copy of the next book selection on hold at the Front Desk. For adults 18 and older.Monday, March 12: Small Great Things by Jodi PicoultMonday, April 9: When Breath Becomes Air by Paul KalanithiMonday, May 14: Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan
Find your next read at our book club, where everyone shares some of their favorite books. For adults 18 and older.Monday, March 19Monday, April 16Monday, May 21
This series of tutorials presented by retired university professor, Tom Kelly, offers the basics of using Android and Apple devices, including help with managing settings. This six week course will guide seniors toward setting up, maintaining, and getting the most out of their smart devices, plus learning about apps, video chatting, texting, and more. Sign-up is required; please call 972-304-3658 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Intended for adults 50 and older.
The Library Board serves as an advisory board to the City Council. The Board is primarily responsible for making informed recommendations regarding library services and programs and for being a citizen interface to library staff. Meetings are open to the public. Agenda is available 72 hours prior to the meeting.
Is your family touched by diabetes? Would you like to connect with others who face similar challenges? Join Patricia Daiker, Registered Nurse and Diabetes Coach, for this interactive workshop to learn about the latest tips, trends, and treatments for people with diabetes. The group will conduct a brainstorming session to establish a support group in Coppell.
Looking for volunteer opportunities that fit with your schedule? Local organizations looking for adult volunteers will be at the library to help you find ways to give back to your community. For adults 18 and older.
What are essential oils? How can essential oils support over-all health and wellness? Can you be allergic to essential oils? All these questions and more are covered in this lecture on essential oils. In partnership with Young Living Essential Oils. For adults 18 and older.
Join the Friends of the Library to find ways to give back to your library and community! Go to coppellfriends.org for more details on how to become a member!
Meet Shelly Brown, author of Mustaches for Maddie, at this special after hour event at the library! Books will be available for purchase and signing. All ages are welcome.