Abilene Public Library

Reading Club -- Fizz, Boom, Read!
All 3 library locations
- June 2nd - July 26th

Read books at home and get prizes for visiting the library. Click here to go to the Reading Club page.


We have an extra-special prize this year. If you read 10 books or read for 5 hours, you will get a great yard sign.
Bring in your reading log and get your card punched!
You can let the world know you are a champion reader!
(1 sign per child while supplies last - Provided by the Friends of the Abilene Public Library
)


School Age Programs
Main Library - June 3 - 3:00 - Joy Harsh from the Abilene Zoo
Main Library - June 17 - 3:00 - Piper's Guild (Bagpipers!)
Main Library -
July 1 - 3:00 - Puppet Show

South Branch - July 10 - 4:00 - Joy Harsh from the Abilene Zoo
Main Library - July 15 - 3:0 0 - Dance Ltd.

Stories and activities for children from ages 7 - 12.

Younger children are asked to attend the storytimes for their age.


Young Audiences
Main Library
- June 10, June 24, July 8, July 22 - 10:45 & 3:00 - Ages 7-up
Great performances by outstanding artists.
Click here for information and schedule.

Tween Time
Ages 8 - 15 Arts, crafts, and gaming fun. Ages 8-15 ONLY.

Main Library - June 2 - 6:30
- Flying Saucers
Mockingbird Branch - June 12 - 4:00 - Wearable Art
South Branch - June 16 - 6:30 - Duct Tape Crafts
Main Library - July 7 - 6:30
- Jellyfish Water Bottles
Mockingbird Branch - July 10 - 4:00 - Glow-In-The-Dark Games
South Branch - July 21 - 6:30 - Edible Camping Crafts


Family Fun @ Your Library

South Branch - June 5 - 4:00 - Fizz, Boom, Fun - Science Experiments
Main Library - June 16 - 4:00 - Space
Mockingbird Branch - June 18 - 4:00 - Calling All Duck Tales
South Branch - June 19, - 4:00 - Puppet Theater
South Branch - July 3 - 4:00 - Fizz, Boom, Fun - Science Experiments

Mockingbird Branch - July 16 - 4:00 - Dinosaur Dig
Main Library - July 21 - 4:00 - Unbirthday

South Branch - July 17 - 4:00 - Puppet Theater

Storytime Plus! Stories, crafts, songs and more for all ages.


Make & Take
Mockingbird Branch - June 4 - 4:00 - Elmer The Elephant
Main Library - June 9 - 6:30 - Aliens In Spaceships
South Branch - June 10 - 4:00 - Frisbees
South Branch - June 24 - 4:00 - Choose Your Own Craft
Mockingbird Branch - July 2 - 4:00 - Solar System
South Branch - July 8 - 4:00 - Frog Blowouts
Main Library - July 14 - 6:30 - Octopus and Crab Hats
South Branch -
July 22 - 4:00 - Duct Tape Crafts & Choose Your Own Craft


Drop in and make a cool craft. Staff will be there to help you!

Fizz, Boom, Fun! - Science Experiments
Join us for some science fun throughout the summer!
Main Library - June 4, June 18, July 2, July 16- 3:00,
Mockingbird Branch -
June 11, June 25, July 9, July 23 - 3:00


South Branch - South Branch's Science Experiments will be part of their Family Fun programs


Stories & More - Space Camp!
South Branch - June 13 - 4:00 - To The Moon!

South Branch - June 27 - 4:00 - Night Skies
South Branch - July 11 - 4:00 - Astronauts
South Branch - July 25 - 4:00 - Spaceships & Aliens

Join us each week as we explore space. Make crafts, hear stories, and lots more!


Collecting Commas
A writing club for young adults ages 10–17.
This weekly writing club will give young writers the opportunity to write poems, short stories,
plays, or even a continuous work like a novel. Learn the basics of writing, and share your work.

Main Library - Thursdays - 4:30


Special Family Programs
These programs are meant to be shared by families.
Children ages 8 and above are welcome to come but must be accompanied by an adult

Mockingbird Branch -
June 14 - 10:30 a.m. - The Life Of A Seed - Decorate a pot and plant a seed!
Mockingbird Branch - June 26 - 6:00 p.m. - Pawsitive Pet Training - Basic commands and more (please do NOT bring your pet!)


C.A.L.F. Festival Readings
The 3rd annual C.A.L.F. Festival will feature the works of William Joyce.
The library will be holding readings and crafts during the festival.
Main Library - June 13 & 14 - 9:00, 10:15, 11:30, 12:45, 2:00 & 3:15

Please note - Activities at the library are free and open to the public, however,
other activities for the festival require a purchased pass.
For detailed information, click on the logo to go to the festival pages.

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