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​​​​​​​​​​​​LIBRARY HOLIDAY HOURS​​

Monday, May 28: Closed for Memorial Day


​​​​​​SPECIAL EVENTS

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​​COZBYCON

​COZBYCON ART CONTEST

​April 2 - April 30

​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 or click here to download and print a  submission form. All ages are welcome to participate this year.​

​COSPLAY CRAFTERNOON

Saturday, April 28 at 3 pm

​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 cozbyprograms@coppelltx.gov or call 972-304-3658. Grades 6 - 12.​​

​REVENGE OF THE 5TH

​Saturday, May 5 at 1 pm

​​Join the Dark Side as we make lightsabers, paper crafts, and watch a Star Wars film. All ages welcome.

​​COZBYCON

​​Saturday, May 12 from 12 - 4 pm

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 AGES​​​​​​

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​OPEN MIC NIGHT

​​​2nd Wednesdays at 7 pm​​​​

​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, May 11

SAHAJA ​GUIDED MEDITATION​

Wednesdays at 6:30 (Except for 2nd Wednesdays)​

​Sahaja Yoga helps one experience a calm state and reap the benefits with th​ese guided meditation sessions. All ages are welcome to attend. ​​​​​​​​​​​​​

STORYTIMES​

ONES UPON A TIME​
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. ​

​BABY AND ME

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. 

​FAMILY STORYTIME​

​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. 

​​TODDLER TIME

​​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.

​​ALL BY MYSELF

​​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.

​SPANISH STORYTIME​

​Second Tuesdays 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. ​All ages welcome.​

​​SECOND SATURDAY STORYTIME

​​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. ​​

​​1000 BOOKS BEFORE KINDERGARTEN

​​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.org​​
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ELEMENTARY

LEGO CLUB

Wednesday, May 2 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

Wednesday, May 16 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.

​MIDDLE SCHOOL​​​ & HIGH SCHOOL​

​Pizza Tasting

​Thursday, May 17 at 6 pm

​​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.

​Teen Volunteer fair

​Tuesday, May 22 from 6:30 - 8:30 pm

​​Need volunteer hours? Local organ​izations (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.​

​​ADULTS​​​​​

SOME ASSEMBLY REQUIRED​

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 CozbyPrograms@coppelltx.gov. For adults 18 and older.
Monday, May 7 • Self-watering Planters

​SHORT SHORTS

​1st Thursdays at 7 pm
Thursday, May 3​

​​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.

PAGE TURNERS​

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, May 14: Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan

GOT BOOKS?​​​

​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, May 21​

​Library Board Meeting​

Thursday, May 10 at 7 pm

​​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.​​

​Essential Oils

​Monday, April 30 at 6:30 pm

​​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.​