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Winter Programs at the Library for All Ages!

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The Tyler Public Library will host many exciting events this month. The Tyler Public Library is located at 201 S. College Ave., Tyler, TX 75702. Most events are free. The Library is open Monday-Thursday 10am-7pm, Friday 10am-6pm, Saturday 10am-5pm, and Sunday 1-5pm. For more info call (903)593-7323 or go to



All storytimes will be in Taylor Auditorium.

  • Leeme un Cuento/Read to Me Storytime (children 3-6 years old), Mondays at 10:30am
  • Lap & Play Time (babies up to 18 months) features stories, songs, and playtime with developmental toys at 9:30am every Wednesday
  • Toddler Explore Storytime (children under age 3) is on Wednesdays at 10:30am
  • Read Aloud Crowd Storytime (children 3-6 years old), Thursdays at 10:30am

January 6th (2-4pm) – LEGO® Block Party – Children ages 3 & up, bring your imagination for an afternoon of building and playing! LEGO® and Duplo Blocks are provided.

January 13th & 27th (2-4pm) – Makerspace – This continuing STEAM education for children and teens will feature these January activities: January 13th – Paper Airplanes Design and Fly, and January 27th – Hour of Code for Grades 2 – 5.
This will be held in the Library Treehouse.

January 20th (10:30am) – Family Movie Matinee – Families are invited to watch a fun feature length film in the library’s auditorium. Movie title, rating, and runtime is available at Pillows, blankets, and carpet friendly snacks are welcome.


January 11th (5:30-6:30pm) – DIY Personal Planner Program – Please bring your own notebook or binder. Inserts for two months and decorations will be provided. Ready-made planners are available for a $5 donation. Registration is required at

Every Tuesday (4:30-5:30pm) – Teen Tuesdays – If you are in Middle School or High School you’re in! The Library will have games, activities, and fun just for Teens. Earn volunteer hours completing special projects. Descriptions for weekly activities can be found at


January 18th (5pm) – Reel Talk – This event is like a book-club, but for movies! Free to attend.

January 10th (12 noon) – Great Decisions – This month, the topic is the waning of Pax Americana.

January 12th (11:30am) – “Make No Mistake….Gardening Mistakes…What Not to Do” with Dee Bishop will be presented as part of the Smith County Master Gardener Series. Free to attend.

January 5th and 19th (1-3pm) – Veteran’s Movie – Join this biweekly screening of movies presented especially for our veterans. This free event is held the first and third Friday every month.

January 4th and 25th (10am-12 noon) – Needle Felting – These classes are geared toward beginners. Make your own pumpkins for household décor. Supplies provided.

January 27th (9am) –  Basic Computer Skills Class – This class will feature “Building Your Resume” this month.

January 30th (10am) – Club Read – Join the Club Read group in discussing this month’s read, “Underground Railroad” by Colson Whitehead.

Every Tuesday (10am-1pm) – Quilting Class – Learn the art of quilting at the Library. 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.

Every Tuesday (5:30-6:30pm) – Evening Meditation – Learn the practice of Heartfulness Meditation with Gayathri Kambhampati.

Every Wednesday (5:30pm) – Gentle Yoga – This gentle yoga class will be taught by Meagan Vrba who is certified in yoga, CPR, and first aid. You must bring your own yoga mat.

Every Saturday (11am-12 noon) – Crochet Classes will be held in 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.

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