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.


School Age Programs
Main Library - June 2 - 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 15 - 4:00 - Space
Mockingbird Branch - June 18 - 4:00 - Dinosaur Dig
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 - Calling All Duck Tales
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 - Caterpillars
South Branch - July 8 - 4:00 - Frog Blowouts
Main Library - July 14 - 6:30 - Octopus and Crab Hats
South Branch -
July 22 - 4:00 - 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 - 4:00


South Branch - South Branch's Science Expirements 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 - Spaceshipe & 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


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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