Main Branch Library

Children’s Programming
Sea Turtle Inc.
Friday, July 13th | 2:00PM

A fun-filled presentation by the South Padre Island Sea Turtle Rescue, Inc. Learn some sea turtle facts and see a live turtle! All ages welcome.


Spy School
Thursday, July 19 | 2:00PM
Create your own secret identity and have som especial spy fun! All ages welcome.

Teen Programming
Science Hour: Rock Crystals
Sunday, July 15 | 3:00PM

Let this month’s Science Hour “rock” your world as we grow our own geodes using borax and water.

Makerspace: Taco Earbud Holder
Wednesday, July 25 | 2:00PM

Are you always misplacing your earbuds? Come make an earbud taco holder and have a safe place to
store your earbuds for everyday use!

Adult Programming
Chair Yoga with Ranjana
Fridays, July 6, 13, 20, 27 2018 | 10:00 - 10:30AM

Meeting Room A
Increase your strength and mobility with gentle movements from the comfort of a chair. Join us for
this 4-week session. Ranjana is specialized in yoga chikitsya, or yoga therapy from the Ashtanga
School of yoga in Mysore, India. The focus of this practice is to maintain the health and integrity
of the spine and prevent the avoidable aches and pains associated with being seated for most of the

day. There will also be a 5-minute guided meditation at the end of each class.

Lark Branch Library

Children’s Programming
Crafty Kids: Seashell Painting
Wednesday, July 11 | 6:30PM

Show us your painting skills! Stop by the library to paint seashells.

Kids-on-STEAM: Sugar Bubbles
Wednesday, July 25 | 6:31PM

Join us for a fun outdoor activity as we make sugar bubbles. Sugar helps your blown bubbles last
longer, which makes for fun competitions.

Teen Programming
Pointillism with Paint
Wednesday, July 11 | 2:00PM

Pointillism is a technique using tiny dots of various pure colors. Together we will create our own
pointillism art with water paint.

Water Balloon Wars: Season 5
Thursday, July 26 | 2:00PM

Get ready for Lark’s 5th annual Water Balloon War! Team up and have a blast! Bring your own
balloons or use ours!

Adult Programming
Adult Coloring
Tuesdays, July 3 & 17 | 6:00 -8:00PM

Do you color? Coloring is a relaxing activity, even for adults. Join us in the adult coloring
program and treat yourself to some free time to color, listen to music, and meet new people. We’ll
supply intricate coloring sheets, colored pencils, and markers. Feel free to bring your own
coloring sheets and coloring implements as well! Light refreshments will be provided.

Family Game Day
Saturday, July 21 | 1:00 - 400PM

The Lark Branch Library will host a Family Game Day with board and video games. This is a free and
family-friendly event. Grab your friends for an afternoon of fun. Light refreshments will be served
and you just might win a door prize!


Palm View Branch Library

Children’s Programming
Fun Friday: McAllen Public Works Machines Rock
Friday, July 13 | 11:00AM

The City of McAllen's Public Works department joins the Palm View Branch Library today for a
Machines Rock program.

Teen Programming
Techie Tuesday: Lib-Flix
Tuesdays, July 3 & 17 | 2:00PM

Take a break from the heat and relax with a movie and snacks

Techie Tuesday: Tinker Teens
Tuesday, July 10 | 2:00PM

Join us for an hour of makerspace time to make fun creations.

Workshop Wednesday: Artists Alcove
Wednesday, July 11 | 2:00PM

Unleash your creative side and join us for an hour of artistic creations.

Adult Programming
Family Board Game Night
Tuesday, July 10 & 24 | 6:00PM

Beat summer boredom and join us at the library for a fun night of tabletop games with family and
friends. We will provide a variety of board games to play and share with others.

Line Dancing Class
Friday, July 13 & 27 | 10:00AM

Dust off your cowboys boots this summer and learn how to boot scoot or do the “achy breaky” with
step-by-step, progressive lessons throughout the summer. If you already know how to line dance,
come and practice along with us. This is a fun way to get some
exercise. Registration required.