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Click here for the Weekly Storytime schedule

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

Story Stroll Storytime
First Friday of the Month, 11:15 a.m.
January 3, March 6, April 3, May 1
Central Park | 1899 S. Edmonds Ln, Lewisville TX

Come enjoy a storytime in the park before you take a walk along our Story Stroll. Program is weather permitting—check social media for weather updates. *There will be no storytime at Central Park in February.

Leche Y Galletas
For families with children of all ages
1st & 3rd Tuesdays, 6:30 p.m.
January 7 and 21, February 4 and 18, March 3 and 17, April 7 and 21
Bennett Program Room

Families can drop in for a bilingual storytime 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.

Elementary Explorations
For children ages 6-8
2nd Thursday of the month, 4:30 p.m.
Bennett Program Room

January 9 – Game Day!
February 13 – Valentine’s Day Card Creation
March 12 – Wrecking Ball Physics
April 9 – Egg Drop Challenge
A free ticket is required for entry, and tickets are handed out 30 minutes before the program starts on a first-come, first-served basis at the Youth Services Desk.

Free Math Tutoring by Intellichoice
For children in grades 1-12
Saturdays, 2-4 p.m.
January 11 – May 9 *
Bennett Program Room

Free math tutoring provided by Intellichoice for students at or below grade-level in math. Placement based on scores from a diagnostic test administered by Intellichoice. Visit http://www.intellichoice.org/sign-up for more information and to register your child. *No tutoring on March 21.

Family Arts and Crafts Night
For families with children of all ages
2nd Monday of the month, 7 p.m.
January 13, February 10, March 9, April 13
Bennett Program Room

Create something fun with the whole family! 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, 2-3 p.m.
January 26, February 23, March 29, April 26
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.

Puzzle Mania
For families with children of all ages
Wednesday, January 29, 4-8 p.m.
Bennett Children’s Room

Celebrate National Puzzle Day! Try your hand at a variety of puzzles for every age level and work together to solve them. This is a come-and-go event. No registration required.

Comic Adventures: Graphic Novel Book Club
For children ages 9-12
1st Wednesday of the month, 4:30 p.m.
February 5, March 4, April 1
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.

Valentine’s Day Dance Party
For families with children ages 3-6
Friday, February 14, 11:15 a.m.
Bennett Children’s Wing

Bring your special sweetheart to the library for a dance party! We’ll provide the tunes and a quick craft…just bring your dancing shoes! No registration required.

Tween Egg Drop
For tweens ages 9-12
Monday, February 24, 7 p.m.
Bennett Program Room

Build a protective covering for your egg, then throw it off the second floor and see if it can survive the landing! A free ticket is required for entry, and tickets are handed out 30 minutes before the program starts on a first-come, first-served basis at the Youth Services Desk.

Leap Year Carnival
For all ages
Saturday, February 29, 11:15 a.m.
Bennett Children’s Wing

It only comes once every four years—let’s make it a fun day to remember with games and special activities! No registration required.

Green Thumb Club
For children ages 6-10
Tuesday, March 3, 4:30 p.m.
Bennett Program Room and Library Learning Garden

Learn about the wonders of vegetable gardening! All supplies are provided. A free ticket is required for entry, and tickets are handed out 30 minutes before the program starts on a first-come, first-served basis at the Youth Services Desk. Part of this program will take place outdoors and could get messy; please dress accordingly.

Raagaleena Dance Presentation
For families with children of all ages
Saturday, April 4, 11:15 a.m.
Bennett Children’s Wing

Raagaleena Dance Academy will share traditional and recreational Indian dancing while teaching about the culture and history of Classical Dances in India. No registration required.

Día de los Niños/Día de los Libros
For families with children of all ages
Thursday, April 30, 5:30 p.m.
Bennett Children’s Wing

Join us for Día de los Niños/Día de los Libros, a celebration of children, books, and reading. Enjoy games, crafts, a bilingual storytime, and more! This is a come-and-go event. No registration required.

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Spring Break at LPL!

Makerspace Family Open House
For families with children ages 6-12
Saturday, March 14, 2-4 p.m.
The Hive Makerspace

Have you experienced The HIVE yet? Drop in for a close look at what our library makerspace has to offer! Adult required to attend with child; no registration required.

Perot Tech Truck
For families with children ages 6-11
Monday, March 16, 3-5 p.m.
Glenmore Savage Community Room

Come have some fun with STEM-based activities provided by the Perot Museum of Nature and Science TECH Truck! A free ticket is required for entry, and tickets are handed out 30 minutes before the program starts on a first-come, first-served basis at the Youth Services Desk.

Leprechaun Traps
For children ages 6-8
Tuesday, March 17, 3-4 p.m.
Bennett Program Room

Leprechauns are clever! Do you think you can outsmart these tricksters? We will provide the supplies, and you build the Leprechaun Trap. Let us know if you catch one! A free ticket is required for entry, and tickets are handed out 30 minutes before the program starts on a first-come, first-served basis at the Youth Services Desk.

Tween 60-Second Challenge
For tweens ages 9-12
Wednesday, March 18, 3-4 p.m.
Glenmore Savage Community Room

Are you up for a little competition? Come join in the fun! A free ticket is required for entry, and tickets are handed out 30 minutes before the program starts on a first-come, first-served basis at the Youth Services Desk.

Free Family Movie: Dora and the Lost City of Gold (PG)
For all ages
Thursday, March 19, 3 p.m.
Bennett Program Room

Come enjoy a free family movie on the big screen and watch Dora and her friends on a jungle adventure! A free ticket is required for entry, and tickets are handed out 30 minutes before the program starts on a first-come, first-served basis at the Youth Services Desk.

SUPA-EPIC Dog Man Party!

For all ages
Friday, March 20, 11:15 a.m.
Bennett Children’s Wing

Calling all Dog Man fans! Join us in the Bennett Children's Wing for some SUPA-EPIC activities and FUN! All ages are welcome to celebrate Dog Man with games, crafts, and activities. No registration required.

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Homeschool Art Show
For homeschool children ages 6-18
April 4 – May 3
Bennett Children’s Wing

This is just for you, homeschoolers! Kids can drop off their 2D art pieces (see Youth Desk for details) March 21-29, and it will be on display from April 4 - May 3. Join us for a reception on Monday, April 6 at 6:30 p.m. to congratulate the artists!

Earth Day Celebration

For tweens ages 9-12
Wednesday, April 22, 4:30 p.m.
Bennett Program Room

Join us for the 50th celebration of Earth Day! Come craft with us and learn about recycling. No registration required.

Green Thumb Club
For children ages 6-10
Tuesday, May 5, 4:30 p.m.
Bennett Program Room

Discover the ways that plants spread their seeds around and look at examples of seed adaptions for movement. A free ticket is required for entry, and tickets are handed out 30 minutes before the program starts on a first-come, first-served basis at the Youth Services Desk.

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.

 Click here to download a copy of the Children's Spring flyer in English or Spanish