Summer Reading Club

Summer Reading Club runs May 31- July 31. Sign up at the table in the children's department, pick up a reading log, and earn prizes for reading books this summer. 

We invite you to join us for some of the following, fabulous events for children this summer:

Brett Roberts’ Space Magic Show
Friday, May 31 at 11 am for all ages

Space Magic is a fun and fast-paced magic show with lots of audience participation and alien puppets from all over the galaxy.

Solar System Ambassador Sarah Twidal
Friday, May 31 at 2 pm for elementary school ages and up

NASA’s Solar System Ambassadors program works with volunteers across the nation to share the science and discoveries of NASA’s missions. This program will focus on the moon and the historic lunar landing.

Mobile Planetarium Shows presented by the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History
Saturday, June 1 from 11 am to 4 pm, with shows presented every 30 minutes.

Mad Science: Moon Odyssey
Sunday, June 2 at 3 pm for all ages

It's the 50th anniversary of the landing of the first human on the moon! Kids of all ages will size up the universe, discover and explore space, and become Mad Science Astronauts to find out the best ways to stay safe in the vastness of our universe.

Special event schedule: Wednesdays at 2 pm

June 5
Professor Brainius’ Science Show

 June 12
 Afiah Bey’s Drumming Show

 June 19
The Slicks’ Juggling Light Show

 June 26
Science Tellers: When Storytelling and Science Collide

 July 3
Valerie Oliver’s Science of Spin Yo-Yo Show

 July 10
All About Animals

 July 17
Improv Fun for Kids with David Patrick

 July 24
The Slicks’ Magic Show

Bonus Programs

Thursday, June 6 at 8 pm
Star Party with Patrick McMahon of the Fort Worth Astronomical Society: Informational program in the library, followed by star-gazing outside.

Saturday, June 15 at 11 am
Make & Take Space Crafts and Alien Storytime

Tuesday, June 18 at 12 pm
Movie Screening: E.T.

Friday, July 5 from 3:30 to 5 pm
Perot TECH Truck: Space Science (Ages 6+)

Tuesday, July 16 at 12 pm
Movie Screening: Flight of the Navigator

Tuesday July 23 at 2 pm 
Hampstead Stage: “Stories in the Stars” Play
Soar through the stars in this compilation of Greek Myths! (Ages 5+)

Finale: David Chicken’s Out-of-This-World Concert on Wednesday, July 31 at 2 pm