May Brings Anticipated Summer Fun at the Tyler Library


Come to the Tyler Library this month and see the many exciting events that are planned for young and old alike. Events include:

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Storytimes

All storytimes will be in Taylor Auditorium.

  • Leeme un Cuento / Read to Me Storytime (children 3-6) is on Mondays at 10:30am.
  • Child Care Story Share Storytime (children 3 and up) is on the first and third Tuesday at 10:30am. Registration is required.
  • Toddler Time Storytime (children under age 3) is on Wednesdays at 10:30am.
  • Read Aloud Crowd Storytime (children 3-6 years old) is on Thursdays at 10:30am.
  • Starry Time Storytime (children 3-6 years old) is on Thursdays at 6pm.

Other Events

American Girl Book Club is on Saturdays at 10:30am May 7th. Come learn about Molly McIntire, an American Girl from 1944. She was a patriotic girl growing up during World War II. Help plan our event by finding a game, craft or activity that Molly would have enjoyed to do. The American Girl Book Club meets the first Saturday of each month from September to May.

LEGO® Block Party meets on Saturday, May 7th at 1:30pm. Children ages 3 and up, bring your imagination for an afternoon of building and playing! LEGO® and Duplo Blocks are provided. LEGO® Block Party meets the first Saturday of each month September to May.

Interactive Movie Event for Families will be held Saturday, May 21st at 10:30am. Families are invited to watch a fun feature length film in the Library’s auditorium. Movie title, rating, and run time is available at www.TylerLibrary.com. Pillows, blankets, and carpet friendly snacks welcome.

Teens

Teen Advisory Council will meet Saturday, May 21st, 1-2pm. This is a group for teens looking for a more active role in library happenings for them and their peers. This is open to ages 12-18. The Teen Advisory Council meets monthly from September through May.

Adults

ClubRead Book Discussions are held the last Tuesday of the month at 10am. The May Selection is “The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry,” by Rachel Joyce. This is open to all book lovers!

Adult Coloring is held every first and third Monday, 4-5pm. Come enjoy a relaxing and stress-free session of coloring twice a month.
Origami Classes are held the second and fourth Monday each month, 4-5pm. Come and join the fun of the art of paper folding.

Every Tuesday – Quilting Classes will he held 10am-1pm. Learn the art of quilting as class participants will complete individual and group quilting projects. Fabric and quilt patterns will be provided. Participants are asked to provide their own sewing machines, if you have them, scissors, and neutral or white thread. For more details and a complete list of supplies, please contact the Library’s information desk. This will be held on the third floor, Internet Center Workroom.

Morning Meditation classes are held every Tuesday (5:30-6:30pm) and Friday (10-11am). Come learn the practice of Heartfulness Meditation with Gayathri Kambhampati.

Crochet Classes will be held every Saturday, 11am-12 noon on the 3rd floor Internet Center Workroom. These are free classes. Learn to crochet with Library staff and volunteers. All materials are provided. All experience levels are welcome.

Game Trends & Classics is held every Friday, 3-5:30pm. Come join us at the library for fun and community as we play card, board, and role playing games. Bring friends or make new ones as we explore both old classics and new and exciting titles.

Beginner Computer Classes – The Library now offers computer classes for the beginner. These classes cover basic computer knowledge, e-mail basics, job search basics, and how to write a résumé. Seating is limited to 10 participants. Registration is required.

The Tyler Library is located at 201 S. College, downtown Tyler. For more info call (903)593-7323, www.TylerLibrary.com. Most events are free.

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