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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​LIBRARY HOLIDAY HOURS​​

Wednesday, November 21: Closing at 12 pm
Thursday, November 22 & Friday, November 23: Closed for Thanksgiving



​Author Visit with Alex London

​Monday, October 22 at 7 pm

​​​Join us for a visit from author Alex London, the author of the young adult novels Proxy and Guardian and the middle grade series The Wild Ones, Dog Tags, and Tides of War. The presentation will differ from his CISD visits. This event is open to all ages, but geared towards middle and high school students and their parents. Free tickets are available here starting in October. Ticket holders will be entered to win a free copy of his new book Black Wings Beating. ​


​Tuesday, October 30 at 7 pm

​Join us for spooky stories, crafts, and fun! Don't forget your costume! All ages welcome.​

Trick or Treat at the Library!

​​Wednesday, October 31

​Wear your costumes and stop by the library anytime for a treat!​

​​Diwali Family Fun Night

​Tuesday, November 6 at 7 pm

​​​​Celebrate Diwali at the Library! Please join us for crafts, stories, and more to celebrate the Festival of Lights. All ages welcome.

​International Games Week
Retro Games and Rubik's Cubes

​Tuesday, November 6 from 4 - 6 pm

​All ages welcome to play retro games with your friends and family.

​Family Escape Rooms

​Saturday, November 10 from 10:30 am - 4:30 pm

​​Escape rooms take about an hour to solve. All ages welcome. Space is limited. Sign-ups are encouraged. call 972-304-3658 or email to register.

​Game Day for Everyone

​Saturday, November 10 from 10 am - 4 pm

Play games converted for use by seeing, visually impaired, and blind players. Suitable for ages 3 - adult and all levels of braille use!​

​Early Literacy

Mondays at 10:30 am
A 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. ​


Mondays at 11 am​​

​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. 


​​​Second Tuesday of every month at 10:15 am

​​Bring your niños to this fun and interactive storytime! We’ll sing songs and listen to stories in both Spanish and English. Presented by Spanish Schoolhouse.​ All ages welcome.

​​Portuguese Storytime

​​Fourth Tuesday of every month at 10:15 am

​All ages are welcome to sing songs and listen to stories in Portuguese!


​Tuesdays at 7 pm

​All ages are welcome at Family Storytime, which incorporates stories, songs, rhymes, and more into a fun and interactive experience for the whole family. 


​​Wednesdays at 10:30 and 11:15 am

​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.


​​Thursdays at 10:30 am

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.​


​​Second Saturday of every month at 11 am

​​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​​

​SPOT Screening

​​Saturday, November 10 at 11:30 am

​Lions Club members will conduct a preliminary screening on the children's eyes for various visual impairments. Prescriptions will not be issued. A signed and completed waiver form is required for each child. For children 6 months to 5 years old and any child with special needs.


​​​LEGO Club​

Wednesday, November 7 at 3:30 pm

​​Come build with LEGOs! Use the library's blocks to create a design to show your friends! For kids in grades K - 5.​

​​Steam Club

Wednesday, December 19 at 3:30 pm
Wednesday, January 16 at 3:30 pm
Wednesday, February 20 at 3:30 pm

​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. Each month will be something new.


Thursday, October 18 from 3 - 4:30 pm
Thursday, November 1 & 15 from 3 - 4:30 pm

​​Calling all 5th graders! Cozby Gamers is back in August! This program is specifically for you! Join us twice a month for games and activities. For 5th graders only. 


​Standardized Study

Thursday, November 1 from 6 -8 pm

​​Tired of studying for the ACT or SAT at home or a coffee shop? Join us at Standardized Study, a self-driven study session specifically for students studying for the ACT and SAT. Attendees will have access to recent ACT and SAT study books. You can choose to work independently or with other attendees. This is a self-guided study session geared towards high school students who will soon take the ACT/SAT, and the library will not have an ACT/SAT tutor on site.​

​Teen Nite Tonight

Thursday, October 18 at 6 pm  Frankentoys
Thursday, November 15 at 6 pm ​ Wreck it Ralph Candy Cars

​​Every month we will have different crafts, activities, and snacks based off a favorite TV show or movie. For teens in grades 6 - 12.

​Healthy Teen Relationships​

​Monday, October 29 at 6:30 pm

​​Navigating relationships isn't easy, and it can be hard to tell what emotions and instincts to trust. Join us for a presentation by the Genesis Women's Shelter about healthy teen relationships, warning signs of unhealthy relationships, and how to support yourself and friends who may be in unsafe situations. This event is open to teens and adults.



1st Mondays at 6:30 pm

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 For adults 18 and older.​
Monday, November 5 • Holiday Tablescape


1st and 3rd Wednesdays at 6:30 pm
Sahaja Yoga helps one experience a calm state and reap the benefits with th​ese guided meditation sessions. All ages are welcome to attend. ​



​1st Thursdays at 7 pm​
Thursday, November 1​

​​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.


2nd Mondays at 7 pm

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, November 12​: Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly


​3rd Mondays at 7​ pm

Find your next read at our book club, where everyone shares some of their favorite books. For adults 18 and older.​​​​​
Monday, November 19​​​

​​Indie Author Fair

​Saturday, October 13 from 1 - 3 pm

​​​Stop by the Commons to meet local authors for Indie Author Day! If you are a local author and would like a table, please fill out this form and email it to​


​Monday, October 29 at 6:30 pm

​​​Navigating relationships isn't easy, and it can be hard to tell what emotions and instincts to trust. Join us for a presentation by the Genesis Women's Shelter about healthy teen relationships, warning signs of unhealthy relationships, and how to support yourself and friends who may be in unsafe situations. This event is open to teens and adults.

​Comanche Stories

​Thursday, November 1 at 7 pm

​​​November is Native American Heritage Month. Lance Tahmahkera, the great-great grandson of Comanche Chief Quanah Parker, will discuss Comanche history, culture, and life on the plains. Mr. Tahmahkera will bring heirlooms such as buckskin clothing, beadwork, regalia, and more. This program is designed for older teens and adults.

​Cooking with Cranberries

​Wednesday, November 7 at 6:30 pm

​Come learn all about the tiny, mighty, extraordinary cranberry! The benefits of this superfruit go beyond bladder health to support the gut, heart, immune system and blood sugar stability--perfect for the season of indulging. Presented by Natural Grocers.

​​Texas and the Great War: 100 Years

​Thursday, November 8 at 7 pm

How did the First World War change Texas? Jim Hodgson, Executive Director or the Fort Worth Aviation Museum, will discuss the social, economic, and cultural changes that took place in Texas as a direct result of the First World War. This program is designed for older teens and adults.​

​Adoption and Foster Care 101

​​Thursday, November 15 at 7 pm

​Fostering and/or adopting a child can be challenging. This informational session will provide an overview of the fostering/adoption process In partnership with ACH Child and Family Services.

​​Big Book Sale

​​Friday, November 16 from 4 - 7 pm  $10 Admission, Free for Friends members
Saturday, November 17 from 10 am - 3 pm  Free Admission
Sunday, November 18 from 1 - 4 pm  Free Admission​

​​Choose from a variety of DVDs, books, magazines, and audiobooks! Stop by the Library Meeting Room to purchase gently used items and help support your library! Do you want to shop early? Stop by Friday, November 16 from 4 - 7 pm! Admission is $10 on Friday and FREE for Friends members! Saturday is free admission for everyone. On Sunday, stop by for the "Fire Sale!" All books must go! Fill a bag for $10.