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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.

​​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. 

​​CHILDREN​​​​​​​​​​

​​​​​​​Stream

​Wednesdays at 3:30 pm

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

​TEENS​​​​

​​Random Fandom

​​3rd Thursdays at 6:30 pm

Thursday, April 20 ​• Guardians of the Galaxy
Thursday, May 18 •Ghostbusters

​​Geek out with crafts, snacks, and a show. For teens in grades 6-12. 

​Teen Craft Night

​4th Mondays at 6:30 pm
Monday, March 27
Monday, April 24
Monday, May 22

​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.​

Volunteens

​If you have ever been in the library during the summer, you know how busy it is! Since we are so busy, we rely on the help of our "volunteens". The volunteer opportunities start Saturday, June 3 and run through Wednesday, July 26. Many teens are interested in becoming a summer volunteen, but the number of positions is limited. This program is open to Coppell Residents ages 12-17. Applications will be available at the desk and online beginning April 1. Applications will be accepted at the Information Desk, between Saturday, April 8 through Sunday, April 23. If we have more teen applications than we can fill, there will be a lottery to select the teens.​

​Teen Volunteer Fair

​Tuesday, May 23 at 6:30 pm

​​Need volunteer hours? Local organizations (excluding the library) looking for teen volunteers will be at the library to discuss their opportunities.​

​​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, April 3
Monday, May 1

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, April 10: The Lemon Tree by Sandy Tolan
Monday, May 8: Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell
Monday, June 12: Jane Steele by Lyndsay Faye
Monday, July 10: Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson
Monday, August 14: Following Atticus by Tom Ryan

Got Books?​​​

​3rd Mondays at 7​ pm

Find your next read at our book club, where everyone share some of their favorite books.
Monday, March 20
Monday, April 17
Monday, May 15

​​Guest Speaker Tara Storch

​​Wednesday, April 5 at 7 pm

​​April is National Organ Donation Month. Tara Storch, author of Taylor's Gift, will tell us about her daughter Taylor's story and the importance of organ transplants.

​SPECIAL EVENTS​​​​​


​open mic night

​​​2nd Wednesdays at 7 pm​
Wednesday, April 12
Wednesday, May 10​

​Calling all musicians, writers, poets, dancers, comedians, and more! Our Open Mic Night returns on the 2nd Wednesday night of each month. Sign up starts at 6 pm at the Information Desk. You may perform a maximum of 5 minutes. 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

Wednesday, March 22 at 7 pm​
Tuesday, April 11 at 10:30 am
Saturday, April 15 at 10:30 am
Wednesday, April 26 at 7 pm

​We seldom realize that the constant chatter of our mind can be more exhausting than physical labor itself. Sahaja Yoga Meditation quenches that thirst and with its simple yet unique method, helps, one experience that state and reap the benefits thereof even in this fast paced life. The sessions are guided meditation. All ages are welcome to attend. 
More dates listed below:​
Wednesday, May 3 at 7 pm
Tuesday, May 9 at 10:30 am
Saturday, May 20 at 10:30 am
Wednesday, May 24 at 7 pm

​CozbyCon Art Contest

​​​​April 1 - 30

​​Attention artists in grades K-12! Submit your comic book/anime drawing to win prizes and be featured in the library! Winners will be announced at CozbyCon on May 13. To learn more about submission rules and contest details, please ask at the Information Desk or call 972​-304-3658. Click he​re for submission forms.

​CozbyCon 

​Saturday, May 13 from 12 - 4 pm

​​Come to the library's 7th annual comic book/anime convention, CozbyCon! Put on your best cosplay outfit to make crafts, shop, play games, view CozbyCon art contest entries, and enter for a chance to win door prizes.​