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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
Starting January 18

​​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.

​Family Fun Night

​Tuesday, February 7 at 7 pm

​​​Join us for a special Valentine's Family Fun Night! All ages welcome.​

​TEENS​​​​

​​Random Fandom

​​3rd Thursdays at 6:30 pm

​​​Thursday, January 19 at 6:30 pm
Thursday, February 16 at 6:30 pm

​​Geek out with crafts, snacks, and a show. In January, it's destination Disney and in February we're celebrating Valentine's Day by discussing your OTP and watching Supernatural. For teens in grades 6-12. 

​Teen Craft Night

​4th Mondays at 6:30 pm
Monday, January 23
Monday, February 27

​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.​

​Between the lines​

The 6th Annual Teen Community Read book selection is Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. Rowling. Programs begin in March. Join us for movies and crafts during Spring Break. For teens in grades 6-12. Some movies rated PG-13.

​​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 6

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, January 9: A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman
Monday, February 13: The Gratitude Diaries by Janice Kaplan
Monday, March 13: The Turner House by Angela Flournoy
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, February 20

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​Coppell Reads 2017

Get ready for Coppell Reads 2017! This year's selection is The Gratitude Diaries: How a Year Looking on the Bright Side Can Transform Your Life by Janice Kaplan. Pick up a free copy of the book (while supply lasts) at the Front Desk beginning January 3. In February and March, enjoy programs inspired by the book.​

​Coppell reads craft

​​​Monday, January 30 at 6:30 pm

​Join us as we create the perfect gratitude craft! All supplies provided by the library. Adults 18 and up. Sign up is required, please email cozbyprograms@coppelltx.gov or call 972.304.3658.

​​Intro to meditation

​Saturday, February 4 at 11 am

​The Dallas Meditation Center will be here to teach us the benefits of mediation and help us get started. Please wear comfortable, loose fitting clothing and socks. Adults 18 and older.

​Adult Volunteer fair

​Saturday, February 18 from 11 am - 1 pm

​​Looking for volunteer opportunities that fit with your schedule? Local organizations looking for adult volunteers will be at the library to help you find ways to give back to your community.​

​​Author visit with Janice Kaplan

​Saturday, March 4 at 7 pm

​Janice Kaplan will discuss her book The Gratitude Diaries and the difference positive thinking has made in her life. Janice's journey will empower readers to think positively and start living their own best year ever.​

​​tea time

​​​Saturday, February 11 at 2 pm

​​You are invited to join us for a spot of tea! Our guest speaker is local Coppell resident Tony Blaas, the architect of our new library. For adults 18 and older. Sign up is required and begins on Tuesday, January 17. Space is limited. Please call 972.304.3658 or email cozbyprograms@coppelltx.gov.


​SPECIAL EVENTS​​​​​


​Cultural Programming Committee

​Thursday, January 26 at 7 pm

​​​The library has had our Festival of Nations program for nearly a decade, covering more than a dozen countries. We want to update this program to better serve our community and we want your input! We will have a meeting on Thursday, January 26 to discuss our past and current culturally diverse programming and talk about creating new programs for our community. This committee is open to the public and we welcome all ideas to help foster relations with our community. Please invite your friends and neighbors to this meeting.​

​open mic night

​​​2nd Wednesdays at 7 pm
Starting in February
Wednesday, February 8

​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!