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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 & 3rd Tuesdays, 6 p.m.
September 4 – November 20
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.

Free Math Tutoring by Intellichoice
For children in grades 1-12
Saturdays, 2-4 p.m.
September 8 - December 15 (No tutoring on November 24)
Bennett Program Room

Need help with your math skills? Intellichoice is here every Saturday offering free tutoring! Students must register through Intellichoice before attending tutoring. For more information and to register, visit http://www.intellichoice.org/sign-up.

Family Arts and Crafts Night
For families with children of all ages
2nd Monday of the month, 7 p.m.
9/10, 10/8, 11/12
Bennett Program Room

Join us every month for a fun make-and-take craft. All crafts are offered while supplies last. No registration required. Children under the age of 6 must be accompanied by an adult.

LegoMania
For families with children of all ages
Last Sunday of the month, 2 p.m.
9/30, 10/28, 11/25
Bennett Program Room

You bring your imagination, we will provide the building blocks! See what you can create with an assortment of LEGO blocks! No registration required. Children under the age of 6 must be accompanied by an adult.

Coding with Scratch
For children ages 9-12
September 18, 20, 25, 27, 4:30-5:30 p.m.
Computer Lab

In this four-class session, students will learn the basics of Scratch, a programming language developed at the MIT Media Lab. Registration is required and opens September 4. Visit the Youth Desk or call 972-219-3577 to register.

Sun Prints!
For children ages 6-8 years
September 26, 4 p.m.
Bennett Program Room

You don’t need a fancy camera, expensive paints, or art supplies to create art! Come harness the power of the sun to create super cool sun prints! Registration is required and opens September 12. Visit the Youth Desk or call 972-219-3577 to register.

Comic Adventures: Graphic Novel Book Club
For children ages 9-12
Wednesdays, 4:30 p.m.
10/3, 11/7, 12/5
Bennett Program Room

Graphic Novel Book Club returns! Let’s meet to talk about our favorite graphic novels, discuss, what we’ve been reading lately, learn about new and upcoming titles, and proactive making our own comics. Discover the unique storytelling possibilities of “sequential art” and how graphic novelists use comics to entertain, educate, and inspire. No registration required.

Star Wars Reads Day
For all ages
October 13, all day
Bennett Children’s Wing

Join us for our annual Star Wars Reads Day celebration! We will offer come-and-go activities (such as simple crafts) throughout the day. All ages are welcome and Star Wars costumes are encouraged!

Dig It! Kids’ Archaeology 101
For children ages 6-8
October 14, 2-3:30 p.m.
Library Learning Garden*

Find out what archaeologists do, search for artifacts, and practice techniques used at real excavation sites! *Program will take place outside and be messy. Please dress accordingly. Registration is required and opens September 30. Visit the Youth Desk or call 972-219-3577 to register.

Low-Tech Water Filter Challenge
For children ages 6-8
October 18, 4:30 p.m.
Bennett Program Room

Learn about and test common materials to create a water filter and identify the best low-tech materials that can be used to help filter water. Registration is required and opens October 4. Visit the Youth Desk or call 972-219-3577 to register.

Bats!
For families with children elementary-aged and up
October 22, 6:30 p.m.
Bennett Program Room

Bats aren't creepy--they're cool! Whether they're eating harmful insects, pollinating plants, or dispersing seeds, bats are a vital part of ecosystems all over the world! Join us to learn more about these important animals with a Texas Master Naturalist! Presented in partnership with Science With Attitude (SWAt), an outreach project of Texas AgriLife Extension in Denton County. No registration required.

Paper Circuits
For children ages 6-12
October 23, 5 p.m.
Bennett Program Room

Learn to make an electrical circuit with a few simple parts. We will use copper tape, LED lights, a battery, and a piece of paper to design and create a light-up piece of art! Registration is required and opens October 9. Visit the Youth Desk or call 972-219-3577 to register.

LPL Teen Advisory Group Presents: Children’s Autumn Festival
For families with children ages 4-8
October 25, 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, mini-carnival inside the Children’s Wing. Play games, make crafts, decorate a goody bag and collect candy. No registration required, and all activities are while supplies last. Costumes are encouraged but not required.

Hands-On Science
For children ages 9-12
October 29, 4:30 p.m.
Bennett Program Room

What do you need to eat, play on your phone, read a book, and use the computer? Your hands! Hands are used in almost everything we do, so let’s learn how they work as you build your very own moveable hand. Registration is required and opens October 15. Visit the Youth Desk or call 972-219-3577 to register.

World Origami Day
For all ages
November 5, 5 p.m.
Bennett Program Room

Everyone is invited to come celebrate World Origami Day! Drop by to learn about the art of paper folding and make a paper crane, a boat, or other creation to take home! No registration required.

Little Gardeners
For children ages 6-10
November 11, 2 p.m.
Library Learning Garden*

Release the worms! Help our garden thrive by giving some worms a new home. Get digging! Learn how to plant the right seeds to grow yummy veggies. Help others! All vegetables harvested will be donated to a local food pantry. *Program will take place outside and be messy. Please dress accordingly. Registration is required and opens October 28. Visit the Youth Desk or call 972-219-3577 to register.

Egg Drop Challenge
For children ages 9-12
November 28, 4 p.m.
Bennett Program Room

Can your egg survive a drop from the library’s second story? Build a protective covering for your egg, then throw it off the second floor and see if it can survive the landing! Registration is required and opens November 14. Visit the Youth Desk or call 972-219-3577 to register.

Teddy Bear Sleepover
For all ages
Drop off: Friday, December 28, 3-4:45 p.m.
Pick up: Saturday, December 29, 11 a.m.-12 p.m.
Bennett Children’s Wing

What will your plush pal do after the library closes? Drop off our favorite stuffed animal for all kinds of fun. Your stuffed animal will have a blast! Pictures from the evening’s shenanigans will be shared on the Library’s social media pages.

Noon Year’s Eve Dance Party
For families with children of all ages
December 31, 11:30 a.m.
Bennett Children’s Wing

Join us for dancing, a balloon drop, and light snacks as we count our way down to Noon Year’s Eve! No registration required.

Free Vision Screenings for All Ages
Last Sunday of the month, 1:30-3:30 p.m.
Small Conference Room
The Lewisville LIONS Club offers free vision screenings that are quick, non-invasive, and available for all. Screenings will determine if there is a need to follow up with an eye doctor. No registration required.