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Library

  1. Take & Make Crafts

    September 16, 2021, 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM @ Children's Area

    If you’re looking for some crafting fun, stop by your South Branch Library where we’ll be offering Take & Make kits featuring different craft activities each week while supplies last. Stop by from 10:00AM to 6:00PM and you can pick up your kit that has all of the materials and instructions you’ll need to then take home and make a fun craft to enjoy. Don’t miss out on this come and go activity at your library.

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  2. STEAM Stories: Dot Day

    September 16, 2021, 4:30 PM - 5:00 PM @ 1st Floor, Story Room

    Don’t miss the next STEAM Stories session at your Main Library where each event will feature a story kids will love, along with a STEAM activity, or demonstration, to go along with it. At this session, we’ll be celebrating International Dot Day, a holiday to celebrate creativity and self-expression. Come out and listen to “The Dot” by Peter H. Reynolds. Afterwards, we’ll be making dot art using dot markers, dot cut outs, and more. We’ll supply all the materials needed for this event designed for elementary aged youth.

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  3. Cover-to-Cover Book Club

    September 16, 2021, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Activity Room

    If you’re an avid reader, don’t pass up on being a part of the Cover-to-Cover Book Club at your Mockingbird Branch. Meeting on the third Thursday nights of each month, this group reads everything from fiction to nonfiction, classics to bestsellers. For this month, we’ll be discussing “The Library Book” by Susan Orlean, which is a mesmerizing and uniquely compelling book that manages to tell the broader story of libraries and librarians in a way that has never been done before. Don’t pass up on being part of this club at your library.

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  4. Open Mic Night

    September 16, 2021, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Meeting Room

    Don’t miss the next Open Mic Night session at your South Branch Library. Designed for all ages, this is the time where you can show off your talents and skills for a captivated audience. Whether you sing or dance, recite poetry or tell jokes, all are welcome to sign up for a spot to show your skills. Registration is required to attend and we limit each session to 11 performers each performing for up to 5 minutes. If there’s time left at the end of the program, we’ll take walk-ins as well. Be sure to visit our events calendar at www.abilenetx.gov/apl/EventsCal and sign-up for a slot. We can’t wait to see you perform!

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  5. Coloring Night

    September 16, 2021, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Basement, Makerspace

    Adults are invited to join us for Coloring Night at the library. Coloring is a great way to de-stress, take a break, and have a little fun down time in the evening. Come meet new people and enjoy yourself at this great event. We will provide coloring sheets and supply you with coloring tools, or you can feel free to bring your own supplies if you’d like. Don’t miss out on this stress-free program at your library.

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  6. Family Fun: Hispanic Heritage

    September 16, 2021, 7:00 PM - 7:45 PM @ Activity Room

    During Hispanic Heritage month, we wanted to host a storytime celebrating this culture and language. Kids of all ages, as well as the entire family, won’t want to miss this evening event where we’ll share stories, crafts, games, and more in an activity you won’t want to miss. Plus, we’ll even have a craft activity too, and all materials will be provided for you at this free activity. Come celebrate Hispanic Heritage with your library!

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Library - Storytimes

  1. Mother Goose on the Loose at Main Library

    September 16, 2021, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ 1st Floor, Story Room

    This award-winning literacy program is geared to children birth to age three, and parents and caregivers are encouraged to participate. It uses a variety of activities such as rhymes, puppets, and songs.

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  2. Toddler Time at South Branch

    September 16, 2021, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Meeting Room

    For toddlers who are ready for longer stories. Parents are encouraged to share this time with their children. There will be lots of music and movement to keep toddlers engaged and moving.

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