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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​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.

​​SPLISH SPLASH STORYTIME

​Fridays at 11 am
July 28
August 4
August 11

​A special storytime at the pool! The CORE and the Cozby Library are partnering again this summer to offer Splish Splash Storytime, in conjunction with Tot Swim. Meet at the pool for stories, songs, splashing, and fun! Storytime is free and will take place in the outdoor pool. Those who wish to stay and swim can do so until 12:45 pm, you will need to have a CORE membership, punch pass, or pay the regular day pass rate. For parents and children up to age 8. The CORE is located at 234 E Parkway Blvd.

​​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​​
1-100, 101-200, 201-300, 301-400, 401-500, 501-600, 601-700, 701-800, 801-900, 901-1000

​​CHILDREN​​​​​​​​​​

​CRAFTS

​Monday, July 24 at 3 pm

​​Craft with us! Join us every Monday for fun crafts. Supplies provided by the library. Intended for children going into grades K-5.

​MOVIE TIME

​Thursdays at 3 pm
July 27
August 3
August 10

​Enjoy popcorn and a movie every Thursday afternoon. Movies are subject to change without notice. Please call 972-304-3658 for movie details and ratings. Children under the age of 10 must be accompanied by an adult. 

​KIDSNOTES

​Monday, July 31 at 11 am

​​KidsNotes is an interactive, educational program for young children led by a symphony staff member and a musician from the Las Colinas Symphony Orchestra. There will be professional musicians performing, and the children will have the opportunity to try the instruments. Intended for children preschool to 1st grade. 

​THERE GOES THE SUN

​Saturday, August 12 at 2 pm

​Create a Solar Eclipse viewer to safely view the partial eclipse! We will make a pin-hole viewer that you can take home to view the solar eclipse. Remember, looking directly at the sun, even during a partial eclipse, can cause serious eye damage. The solar eclipse is Monday, August 21. The total phase of this solar eclipse is not visible in Coppell, but a partial solar eclipse will be visible starting at 11:40 am with the maximum coverage visible at 1:09 pm. The eclipse will end at 2:39 pm.​​​​

​TEENS​​​​

​​Between the lines

​We are collaborating with Coppell ISD to present this Fall's Between the Lines, teen community read. This fall's featured author is Alan Gratz. Gratz will be visiting each of the Coppell Middle Schools in September. Gratz has authored The League of Seven, Projekt 1065, Prisoner B-3087, Code of Honor, and The Brooklyn Nine. A set of these five titles will be given away at the Library each week this summer as prizes, until the program's conclusion in September. ​

Weekly Trivia Questions​​

Answer the weekly trivia question in the Teen Room each week for a chance to win Alan Gratz's books. 

Book Trailer Contest

Create and submit your own book trailer for one of Gratz's books for another chance to win Gratz's books.​ Click here for the complete list of rules and the submission form.​

​Teen Closing Party​

​Friday, July 28 at 2 pm

​Celebrate the end of Summer Reading with a Party! Build a Better Community during our Teen Closing Party. We'll eat snacks, play games, and craft!​

​TEEN CRAFT NIGHT

​4th Mondays at 6:30 pm
Monday, July 24
Monday, August 28​

​Not your grandmother's crafting group! We provide the supplies, you provide the creativity. For teens in grades 6-12. Sign up is required, please email cozbyprograms@coppelltx.gov or call 972.304.3658.​

​​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, August 7
Monday, October 9
Monday, November 6
Monday, December 4​

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, August 14: Following Atticus by Tom Ryan
Monday, September ​11: The Nest by Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney​

GOT BOOKS?​​​

​3rd Mondays at 7​ pm

Find your next read at our book club, where everyone shares some of their favorite books.
Monday, August 21
Monday, September 18
Monday, October 16
Monday, November 20​

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ESL CONVERSATION CLUB

​​Tuesdays at 10:30 am
June 6 - August 29

​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. Space is limited. Sign-up is required; please email cozbyprograms@coppelltx.gov or call 972-304-3658.


​SPECIAL EVENTS​​​​​​

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DONATION DRIVE

​June 3 - July 25

​When we think of donation drives, we first think of canned goods during the holiday months, but hygiene items are in high demand all year long. This summer, the library will be collecting hygiene items like shampoo, toothpaste, deodorant, baby wipes, and laundry detergent for Metrocrest Services. A full list of requested items is available at the Information Desk and on the donation box in the lobby. All donations will go to Metrocrest Services. A full list of requested items is available at the Information Desk and on the donation box in the lobby. All donations will go to Metrocrest Services in Farmers Branch. To find out more about Metrocrest and the aid they give to our community, please visit metrocrestservices.org​​

​SUMMER READING CLOSING PARTY

​Tuesday, July 25 from 1 - 3 pm

​​Celebrate the end of Summer Reading with a Party! ​We will have all kinds of activities! This is the last day to log your reading and pick up prizes.

​OPEN MIC NIGHT

​​​2nd Wednesdays at 7 pm​​​​
Wednesday, August 9

​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!​

​SAHAJA ​YOGA MEDITATION​

Wednesdays at 6:30 (Except for 2nd Wednesdays)
June 7 - August 30​

​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

​4th Thursdays at 6:30 pm​​​​
Thursday, July 27
Thursday, August 24​

​​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!​

​GAME DAY FOR EVERYONE

​​​Saturday, August 26 at 1 pm

​​​​Join the Coppell Lions Club for an afternoon of gaming fun! Stop by the Library to play games converted for use by seeing, visually impaired, and blind players suitable for ages 3 and up and adapted for all levels of braille use. The Lions Club of Coppell ​also dedicated the Coppell Lions Club Game Shelf for Blind and Visually Impaired Players, which will make these accessible games available year-round!​