Children’s Programming

Every month the Youth Services staff offers a variety of free programs for children of all ages. Special events are also organized for Summer, Spring Break, and holiday seasons.

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Book Character Election
Book Character Election @ Harlingen Public Library Website
Aug 1 – Nov 3 all-day
Book Character Election @ Harlingen Public Library Website
Visit  harlingenlibrary.beanstack.org to view the 2020 Book Character Election challenge! Visit https://sites.google.com/view/kidsvote2020/home to learn more about the Candidates and the Book Character Election
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Curbside Prize Pickup 2:00 pm
Curbside Prize Pickup @ Half-Circle Driveway
Oct 2 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Curbside Prize Pickup @ Half-Circle Driveway
Has your child earned any prizes from our reading programs? You can always pick these up at the children’s desk inside the library, but from
Friday Afternoon Fun: Panamanian Mola 3:30 pm
Friday Afternoon Fun: Panamanian Mola @ Harlingen Public Library Facebook Page
Oct 2 @ 3:30 pm
Friday Afternoon Fun: Panamanian Mola @ Harlingen Public Library Facebook Page
Join us at 3:30 pm to make a kid-friendly version of a mola! Textile artists in Panama use a neat reverse-applique technique that lets different
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Art Class: Aztec Masks 10:00 am
Art Class: Aztec Masks @ Harlingen Public Library Facebook Page
Oct 3 @ 10:00 am
Art Class: Aztec Masks @ Harlingen Public Library Facebook Page
Join us at 10 am to make a beautiful, kid-friendly adaptation of a turquoise mask. We’ll post a video you can watch any time, but
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Hispanic Heritage Month Art Show Submissions Due
Hispanic Heritage Month Art Show Submissions Due
Oct 5 all-day
Hispanic Heritage Month Art Show Submissions Due
As part of our Hispanic Heritage Month celebration, we’re hosting a virtual art show! This art show is open to all ages, and submissions must
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Bilingual Story Time 10:30 am
Bilingual Story Time @ Harlingen Public Library Facebook Page
Oct 6 @ 10:30 am
Bilingual Story Time @ Harlingen Public Library Facebook Page
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Bilingual PJ Story Time 7:00 pm
Bilingual PJ Story Time @ Harlingen Public Library Facebook Page
Oct 7 @ 7:00 pm
Bilingual PJ Story Time @ Harlingen Public Library Facebook Page
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Hispanic Heritage Month Virtual Art Show Premiere
Hispanic Heritage Month Virtual Art Show Premiere @ Harlingen Public Library Facebook Page and YouTube
Oct 8 all-day
Hispanic Heritage Month Virtual Art Show Premiere @ Harlingen Public Library Facebook Page and YouTube
Want to see all the beautiful art that was submitted for our Hispanic Heritage Month Art Show? We will be premiering a slideshow of all
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Friday Afternoon Fun: Maracas 3:30 pm
Friday Afternoon Fun: Maracas @ Harlingen Public Library Facebook Page
Oct 9 @ 3:30 pm
Friday Afternoon Fun: Maracas @ Harlingen Public Library Facebook Page
Join us at 3:30 pm to make paper mache maracas! We’ll post a video you can watch any time, but we’ll have a staff member
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Early Voting (Kids Vote 2020)
Early Voting (Kids Vote 2020) @ Harlingen Public Library
Oct 13 – Oct 30 all-day
Early Voting (Kids Vote 2020) @ Harlingen Public Library
We want kids to have fun learning about the election process, so we’ve made a mock presidential election with some of their favorite book characters.
Bilingual Story Time 10:30 am
Bilingual Story Time @ Harlingen Public Library Facebook Page
Oct 13 @ 10:30 am
Bilingual Story Time @ Harlingen Public Library Facebook Page
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Bilingual PJ Story Time 7:00 pm
Bilingual PJ Story Time @ Harlingen Public Library Facebook Page
Oct 14 @ 7:00 pm
Bilingual PJ Story Time @ Harlingen Public Library Facebook Page
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Kids Vote 2020: Presidential Debate 3:30 pm
Kids Vote 2020: Presidential Debate @ Harlingen Public Library Facebook Page or Zoom
Oct 15 @ 3:30 pm
Kids Vote 2020: Presidential Debate @ Harlingen Public Library Facebook Page or Zoom
Have you been following our book character election for kids? The next step in our literary presidential election process is a debate! We’re hosting 3
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Friday Afternoon Fun: Catrina Face Paint 3:30 pm
Friday Afternoon Fun: Catrina Face Paint @ Harlingen Public Library Facebook Page
Oct 16 @ 3:30 pm
Friday Afternoon Fun: Catrina Face Paint @ Harlingen Public Library Facebook Page
Dia de los Muertos is coming up soon! Join us for a skeleton face paint tutorial that incorporates a face mask! We’ll post a video
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Pigeon Election Rally 11:00 am
Pigeon Election Rally @ Harlingen Public Library Facebook Page
Oct 17 @ 11:00 am
Pigeon Election Rally @ Harlingen Public Library Facebook Page
The Pigeon is running for Literary President and Mouse is running as his Vice President! Are you thinking of voting for The Pigeon in this
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Story Time Tuesdays: Fall 2020 10:30 am
Story Time Tuesdays: Fall 2020 @ Harlingen Public Library Facebook Page
Oct 20 @ 10:30 am
Story Time Tuesdays: Fall 2020 @ Harlingen Public Library Facebook Page
Join us on Facebook Live for stories and songs every Tuesday morning at 10:30. Please note, due to copyright restrictions, our video will only stay
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PJ Story Time: Fall 2020 7:00 pm
PJ Story Time: Fall 2020 @ Harlingen Public Library Facebook Page
Oct 21 @ 7:00 pm
PJ Story Time: Fall 2020 @ Harlingen Public Library Facebook Page
Join us in the evening, on Facebook Live, for stories and songs as you wind down from the day and get ready for bed. Please
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Kids Vote 2020: Presidential Debate 3:30 pm
Kids Vote 2020: Presidential Debate @ Harlingen Public Library Facebook Page or Zoom
Oct 22 @ 3:30 pm
Kids Vote 2020: Presidential Debate @ Harlingen Public Library Facebook Page or Zoom
Have you been following our book character election for kids? The next step in our literary presidential election process is a debate! We’re hosting 3
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Friday Afternoon Fun: Halloween Treats 3:30 pm
Friday Afternoon Fun: Halloween Treats @ Harlingen Public Library Facebook Page
Oct 23 @ 3:30 pm
Friday Afternoon Fun: Halloween Treats @ Harlingen Public Library Facebook Page
Join us live on Facebook at 3:30 pm to make 3 cute and easy Halloween treats! We’ll make candied pretzels, spider webs, and monster pops.
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Story Time Tuesdays: Fall 2020 10:30 am
Story Time Tuesdays: Fall 2020 @ Harlingen Public Library Facebook Page
Oct 27 @ 10:30 am
Story Time Tuesdays: Fall 2020 @ Harlingen Public Library Facebook Page
Join us on Facebook Live for stories and songs every Tuesday morning at 10:30. Please note, due to copyright restrictions, our video will only stay
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PJ Story Time: Fall 2020 7:00 pm
PJ Story Time: Fall 2020 @ Harlingen Public Library Facebook Page
Oct 28 @ 7:00 pm
PJ Story Time: Fall 2020 @ Harlingen Public Library Facebook Page
Join us in the evening, on Facebook Live, for stories and songs as you wind down from the day and get ready for bed. Please
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Friday Afternoon Fun: Pumpkin Carving 3:30 pm
Friday Afternoon Fun: Pumpkin Carving @ Harlingen Public Library Facebook Page
Oct 30 @ 3:30 pm
Friday Afternoon Fun: Pumpkin Carving @ Harlingen Public Library Facebook Page
Join us at 3:30 pm for a fun afternoon of pumpkin carving, just in time for Halloween! We’ll post a video you can watch any
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Kids Vote 2020

Story Time

Story Time Tuesdays
PJ Story Time: Fall 2020

We host story time for families to enjoy together twice a week. On Tuesday mornings, you can catch story time at 10:30 am, and on Wednesday evenings, you can catch PJ story time at 7:00 pm.

Please note: Until further notice, all story times will be held virtually, through our Facebook page.