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​​​​​​​​​​​​LIBRARY HOLIDAY HOURS​​

Sunday, April 1: Closed for Easter
Monday, May 28: Closed for Memorial Day


​​EARLY LITERACY​

STORYTIMES​

ONES UPON A TIME​
Mondays at 10:30 am
A one-derful storytime for children 12-24 months of age and their adult caregiver. Short stories, music, rhymes, and movement activities are​ incorporated in this action-packed program that engages new walkers in language based activities. ​

​BABY AND ME

Mondays at 11 am​​

​Babies from birth to crawling and their favorite adult will enjoy songs, action rhymes, and share books together in this one-on-one lapsit program. This storytime is designed to be a springboard for literacy, by exploring the senses with music, action rhymes, and age appropriate reading. Come prepared to have fun with baby. 

​FAMILY STORYTIME​

​Tuesdays at 7 pm

​All ages are welcome at Family Storytime, which incorporates stories, songs, rhymes, and more into a fun and interactive experience for the whole family. 

​​TODDLER TIME

​​Wednesdays at 10:30 and 11:15 am

​A storytime for 2 and 3 year olds (with their favorite adult) who are ready to sit and enjoy interactive stories, songs, and games that encourage their emerging language skills. This program will introduce young children to the joys of language and literature.

​​ALL BY MYSELF

​​Thursdays at 10:30 am

Storytime for 3 to 5 year olds who are ready to attend independently. This storytime is designed to foster a smooth transition into school and is the only storytime that children attend without their adult caregiver. This fun and interactive program combines activities such as read-aloud stories, songs, rhymes, and fingerplays. It introduces children to listening skills, the library, and the joy of reading.

​Spanish storytime​

​Second Tuesdays of every month at 10:15 am

​​Bring your niños to this fun and interactive storytime! We'll sing songs and listen to stories in both Spanish and English. ​All ages welcome.​

​​SECOND SATURDAY STORYTIME

​​Second Saturday of every month at 11 am

​​A special storytime presented to children of working parents and everyone who cannot attend regular weekday storytimes. ​​

​​1000 BOOKS BEFORE KINDERGARTEN

​​The goal is to read 1000 books to your child before they start Kindergarten. Parents, grandparents, and older siblings can help your child meet this challenge. Books read to them at storytimes and daycare can be included. Books can be repeated too! Reading to your child improves vocabulary and language skills, improves concentration, and is a great way to strengthen your relationship. Download the mobile app to track your reading and use the hashtag #1000BksB4K to share your progress. Paper logs are also available at the library and here. More information about this challenge, visit 1000booksbeforekindergarten.org​​
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ELEMENTARY

​Lego Club

Wednesday, February 7 at 3:30 pm

​Come build with LEGOs! Use the library's blocks to create a design to show your friends!

​STEAM

​Wednesday, January 17 at 3:30 pm
Wednesday, February 21 at 3:30 pm

​​Explore the world of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math with hands-on activities! Kids in grades K-5 are invited to challenge your brain to think critically and creatively.

​Valentine's family Fun Night

​​Tuesday, February 13 at 7 pm

​​Join us for Valentine's stories, crafts, and fun! All ages welcome.​

​MIDDLE SCHOOL​​​

​Wonder Woman Watch Party

​Thursday, February 15 at 6:30 pm

​Travel to Themyscira to see how your favorite DC Superhero became Wonder Woman! Enjoy crafts, snacks, and the movie! Rated PG-13. For teens in grades 6 - 12.

​​Teen​

​SAT Practice Test

​Saturday, January 20 at 12:30 pm

​​​Prepare for the SAT test with this practice test provided by C2 Education of Coppell. Sign-up is required. Please stop by the library, call 972-304-3658, or email cozbyprograms@coppelltx.gov to register. In partnership with C2 Education of Coppell.​

​Career Fair

​Saturday, January 27 from 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

​​Having trouble choosing a career? We are hosting a Career Fair featuring guest speakers who will talk about their professions and what it takes to enter a career in Law, Business, Engineering, and more! For teens in grades 9 - 12. Organized and presented by The League of Extraordinary Teens.

​Author visit with Jennifer Mathieu

​Saturday, February 24 at 7 pm

​​Jennifer Mathieu, author of Moxie, will discuss her latest book, the feminist theme, and the Moxie movement. Books will be available for purchase and signing. Teens and adults are welcome to attend.​


​​ADULTS​​​​​

SOME ASSEMBLY REQUIRED​

1st Mondays at 6:30 pm

Join us for an evening of casual crafting! ​All supplies provided by the library. Sign up is required, please call 972​-304-3658 or email CozbyPrograms@coppelltx.gov ​
Monday, February 5 • Candy Bouquets

​Short Shorts

​1st Thursdays at 7 pm
Thursday, March 1

​​Who reads short shorts? We do! Join our newest adult reading club where we will read from a selection of short stories and then briefly discuss them.

PAGE TURNERS​

2nd Mondays at 7 pm

Join us for an evening of discussing books! Place a copy of the next book selection on hold at the Front Desk. ​​​
Monday, February 12: The Martian by Andy Weir

GOT BOOKS?​​​

​3rd Mondays at 7​ pm

Find your next read at our book club, where everyone shares some of their favorite books.
Monday, February 19

ESL CONVERSATION CLUB​​​​​

Tuesday, February 6 at 10:30 am
Tuesday, February 20 at 10:30 am

​Stop by the library to practice your English conversational skills. Bring your tablet, smart phone, or laptop to learn about resources to continue the conversation at home! For non-English speakers age 18 and older.

​What Were you thinking? Series

Thursday, January 18 at 7 pm

​​A laugh and learn workshop for parents of tweens and teens. Learn how to eliminate eye rolling, screen time dependence, and power struggles. In partnership with Joann Schauf of Your Tween and You.

​​Coppell Reads 2018

​​​Get ready for Coppell Reads 2018! This year's selection is The Martian by Andy Weir. Pick up a free copy of the book (while supplies lasts) at the Front Desk beginning January 2. Starting in February, enjoy programs inspired by the book. Coppell Reads is a city-wide program that encourages community​ members to read the same book at the same time and then participate in a series of community events celebrating the book.

Solar Cars with Coppell Motorsports

​Saturday, February 3 at 2 pm

​Founded in 2007, Coppell Solar is a CHS student organization that teaches students about engineering and renewable energy in transportation. Learn about how they prepare and compete in the Solar Car Challenge. For high school students and adults.​

​​Page Turners: Coppell Reads Edition​

​Monday, February 12 at 7 pm

​Join our monthly book club to discuss the 2018 Coppell Reads book selection The M​artian by Andy Weir. For adults 18 and older.

​​Some Assembly Required: Coppell Reads Edition

​Monday, March 5 at 6:30 pm

What Would Mark Do? Learn some life hacks that will make you as resourceful as The Martian. All supplies provided by the library. Sign-up is required; please email cozbyprograms@coppelltx.gov or call 972-304-3658. For adults 18 and older.​

​Mars Survival with the Frontiers of Flight Museum

​​Thursday, March 8 at 7 pm

Could you survive on Mars? Your spaceship crashes and is badly damaged. Which items do you take with you to make it to the landing site? Undergo "Martian Training" in which you will compare and contrast the physical characteristics of Earth and Mars. At the end, you will see how well you would have survived the crash based on what supplies you chose. For adults 18 and older.

​​​The Martian Movie​

​​Sunday, April 8 at 2 pm​

​​Enjoy the film adaptation of Andy Weir's book, starring Matt Damon and Jessica Chastain. Movie is rated PG-13. All ages welcome to attend.​

​Astronomy Day

​​Saturday, April 21 from 2 - 4 pm

The Perot Tech Truck will be at the Library for some hands-on astronomy and science activities. All ages welcome to attend.


​SPECIAL EVENTS​​​​​​

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​OPEN MIC NIGHT

​​​2nd Wednesdays at 7 pm​​​​

​All acts welcome! Sign up anytime at the Information Desk. ​This​ program is open to all ages and any content must be appropriate for all ages. Microphone will be provided. Bring ​your friends to perform or cheer you on!​​​​
Wednesday, February 14

​SAHAJA ​YOGA MEDITATION​

Wednesdays at 6:30 (Except for 2nd Wednesdays)

​Sahaja Yoga helps one experience a calm state and reap the benefits with th​ese guided meditation sessions. All ages are welcome to attend. ​​​​​​​​​​​

​Coppell Cultural Committee

​Saturday, January 25 at 6:30 pm

Our mission is to enhance awareness of the community's diversity through collaborative partnerships. The committee consists of city staff and community members interested in ways to promote cultural inclusivity and diverse programming for all members of the Coppell community. We are always looking for individuals interested in sharing their ideas!​

​​Chinese New Year

​​Saturday, February 10 from 2 - 4 pm

​​The Coppell Community Chinese New Year ​Event is a celebration of the Chinese culture. This event will teach people the origins of Chinese New Year, what makes the Chinese New Year different, and the traditions of the celebration. Join us at the family-friendly event for games, storytelling, face painting, food, and more! In partnership with CHS students.