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STORYTIMES ARE ON HIATUS FOR AUGUST AND WILL RETURN SEPTEMBER 5

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All groups with six or more children must pre-arrange event and class visits with the Youth Services Supervisor at 972.219.3577.

Leche y Galletas
For families with children of all ages
1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the month, 6 p.m.
Bennett Program Room

Families can drop in for a short storytime in Spanish followed by a period of family reading enjoyed with cookies and milk! A free ticket is required to attend. Tickets are handed out on a first-come, first-served basis 30 minutes prior to the program.

Prime Explorations
For children ages 6-8 years
Thursdays, 4 p.m.
Bennett Program Room

Join us every week for STEAM classes that incorporate age-appropriate science, technology, engineering, arts, and math activities especially for elementary students. Space is limited and a free ticket is required to attend. Tickets are handed out on a first-come, first-served basis 30 minutes prior to the program.

Free Math Tutoring
For students in grades 1-12
Saturdays, 2-4 p.m.
Bennett Program Room

Does your child need help getting their math skills in shape? Register them for free math tutoring provided by Intellichoice! Sessions begin Saturday September 9. For more information and to register your student, visit intellichoice.org/sign-up.

Family Craft Night
For all ages (Children under 6 must be accompanied by an adult)
2nd Monday of the month, 7 p.m.
September 11, October 9, November 13, December 11
Bennett Program Room

Join us on the second Monday of the month for a family friendly craft. All supplies are provided and available while supplies last.

LegoMania
For all ages (Children under 6 must be accompanied by an adult)
Last Sunday of the month, 2 p.m.
September 24, October 29, November 26
Bennett Program Room

We will supply the Lego® bricks, all you have to bring is your creativity! Come see what you can build! No registration required. (LEGO® is a trademark of the LEGO Group of companies which does not sponsor, authorize or endorse this site.)

Preschool STEAM Discovery Days
For children ages 3-6 years
Friday, October 6 and November 3, 11:30 a.m.
Bennett Children's Wing

Explore STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) concepts through engaging, age-appropriate, hands-on activities. A free ticket is required to entry, and tickets are handed out 30 minutes before class starts on a first-come, first-served basis.

Introduction to Worm Composting
For all ages (Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult)
Monday, September 18, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Bennett Children’s Wing

Have you ever heard of vermiculture, or worm composting? This family-friendly, hands-on workshop will teach you how to get started with your own worm composting project. Presented in partnership with Science With Attitude (SWAt), and outreach project of Texas AgriLife Extension in Denton Country. Registration required and opens September 5.

Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration
For families with children of all ages
Saturday, September 23, 11:15 a.m.
Bennett Children’s Wing

Come celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month with a special Family Story Time featuring latino authors, traditional ballet folklorico dancing, creating lucha libre wrestling masks, and more! A free ticket is required for entry, and tickets are handed out on a first-come, first-served basis.

Star Wars Reads Day
For all ages (Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult)
Saturday, October 14, All day
Bennett Children’s Wing

May the books be with you! Join us for our annual celebration of Star Wars and reading. Enjoy fun come-and-go activities from 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Star Wars costumes are encouraged!

LPLTeen Advisory Group Presents: Children’s Autumn Festival
For children ages 4-8 years and their families
Thursday, October 26, 6:30-8 p.m.
Bennett Children’s Wing

Step right up for autumn fun! LPL’s Teen Advisory Group invites you to a fun, FREE, indoor mini-carnival inside the Children’s Wing! Play games, make crafts, decorate a goody bag and collect candy. Costumes not required but encouraged. No registration required and all activities are while supplies last.

Comic Adventures Graphic Novel Book Club
For children ages 6-8
Monday, October 30, November 13, November 27, 4 p.m.
Bennett Program Room

We’ll discuss what we’ve read and practice creating our own comics! Participants will be able to check out graphic novels before each session. Registration and a valid library card are required.

Family Fiesta
For families with children of all ages
Thursday, November 2, 6 p.m.
Thursday, December 14, 4 p.m.
Bennett Program Room

Drop in for a Spanish storytime and a craft celebrating Dia de los Muertos in November and Las Posadas in December! Learn more about each celebration and create a unique piece of art to take home. Tickets are handed out on a first-come, first-served basis 30 minutes prior to the program.

Fall Coding Camp
For children in grades 4-5
Tuesdays and Thursdays, November 7, 9, 14, and 16
Computer Lab

In this four-class “camp” session, students will learn the basics of Scratch, a programming language developed at the MIT Media Lab. With Scratch, students can learn to program their own interactive stories, games, and animations, and, in the process, develop creative thinking, problem-solving skills, and more. In the first two classes, students will be introduced to the basics of Scratch. The final two classes will be for individual and collaborative exploration, discover, and practice, and for asking questions and receiving feedback from both the instructor and student peers. Registration is required and opens October 24.

Teddy Bear Sleepover
For all ages
Drop-off: Friday, December 29, 3-4:45 p.m.
Pick-up: Saturday, December 30, 11 a.m.-12 p.m.
Bennett Children’s Wing

What will your stuffed animal do after the library closes? Drop off your favorite stuffed animal for all kinds of fun. Your plush friend will have a blast!