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Library Hosts Free Summer Activities for Kids, Kickoff Event June 10
Posted Date: 6/30/2013

The Grand Prairie Library starts its Kids' Summer Reading Club with a Kickoff Party at the Main Library from 10 a.m. to noon on Monday, June 10.

  • Summer Reading Club Signup
  • Big Work Trucks on Display
  • King Tut Exhibit, learn more about Egypt through free programs
  • Composting Exhibit

All three Grand Prairie libraries offer free activities all summer long, including performers, movies, and more.

Click here to view the schedule or scroll below.

2013 Summer Reading Kickoff Poster

Summer Reading Club events include:

David the Magic Guy
Mon., June 17 
Warmack Branch: 1:30 pm
Bowles Branch: 3:30 pm
Main Library: 5:30 pm

Willy Welch, musician. “An Author in Concert: Stories, Songs & Sing-alongs” 
Mon., June 24 
Warmack Branch: 1:30 pm
Bowles Branch: 3:30 pm
Main Library: 5:30 pm

Ringling Bros. clown. “Reading with Ringling Bros.” 
Mon., July 1 
Warmack Branch: 1:30 pm
Bowles Branch: 3:30 pm
Main Library: 5:30 pm

Valerie Oliver, Spintastics Yo-Yos. “The Science of Spin” 
Mon., July 8 
Warmack Branch: 1:30 pm
Bowles Branch: 3:30 pm
Main Library: 5:30 pm

Nancy Burks Worcester, ventriloquist 
Mon. July 15 
Warmack Branch: 1:30 pm
Bowles Branch: 3:30 pm
Main Library: 5:30 pm

Dru Woods, storyteller. “Digging Up Books” 
Mon., July 22 
Warmack Branch: 1:30 pm
Bowles Branch: 3:30 pm
Main Library: 5:30 pm

Allison Blankenship & Zooniversity 
Mon., July 29 
Warmack Branch: 1:30 pm
Bowles Branch: 3:30 pm
Main Library: 5:30 pm

Ronald McDonald will also visit all branches. “It’s Book Time with Ronald McDonald”
Warmack Branch: June 12, 10:00 am
Bowles Branch: June 25, 3:30 pm
Main Library: July 24, 11:00 am
                          

Finale Party! 
Sun., Aug. 18 
Uptown Theater: 2 pm to 4 pm


The Main Library is located at 901 Conover Drive.

The Warmack Branch is located at 760 Bardin Rd.

The Bowles Branch is located inside the Bowles Life Center at 2750 Graham St.

The Uptown Theater is located at 120 E. Main Street.

The Main Library and the Bowles Branch will show children’s movies during the summer. Call each location for title information.

Bowles Branch Library: Thursdays at 3 pm, June 13 – August 1

(there is no movie July 4). 972-237-7540

Main Library: Thursdays at 1 pm, June 13 – August 1

(there are no movies July 4 or 18). 972-237-5700

The Libraries also offer Summer Reading Clubs for teens and adults.