Coming to SMPL: Red, White, Blue crafts, chemical experiments, Austin Zoo and more
The San Marcos Public Library provides lots of free, fun and educational programs for kids of all ages each summer. Special events include the annual Red, White and Blue craft to celebrate Independence Day on June 2 from 10 to 11:30 a.m.
Dr. Ben Martin unveils captivating chemical experiments for ages four and up that change color, blow bubbles, and burst into flame on July 11 at 10:30 a.m.
The Austin Zoo Show visits on July 16 and free tickets for two fabulous shows will be available at the library beginning July 7. Discover the magic of the wild! Safari Greg from the Austin Zoo and Animal Sanctuary will bring a variety of amazing animals appropriate for kids ages three and up.
Family Night is every Tuesday night at 7 p.m. for kids and parents. Children ages two and up will enjoy the Poultry Parade with chicken expert Carla Allen on July 1 and the library’s puppeteers will perform “The Three Little Pigs” on July 8. More performances follow on Wednesday at 10 and 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.
Art Experiments for ages six to 16 on July 3, 10 and 17 at 2:30 p.m. give kids an opportunity to exercise their creativity with a variety of art materials.
It is Movie Madness time at the library on July 1 and 9 at 2 p.m. with a popular movie sure to please kids ages six and up including free popcorn for everyone!
Call the library for the featured film title. United Way volunteers will come to the library on Sunday, July 13 and read Llama themed stories and offer a fun craft at 3 p.m.