Children's Programs

Nurture creativity and learn something new with children's programs at Allen Public Library, geared toward ages 12 and under.

All programs will be held in the Children's Program Room unless otherwise noted.

Limited programs require free tickets to attend. Tickets will be available 30 minutes before the program begins at the Children's Desk. Your entire party must be present in order to get tickets.

Check out the June and July calendar of events!

  1. Paper with paint and scribbles

    Bad Art
    Ages: Grades 4-6
    Date & Time: Tue, June 28
    2 p.m.
    Free Ticket Required
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  2. Movie poster for Space Jam: A New Legacy

    Family Matinee Movies: 
    Space Jam: A New Legacy
    Ages: Recommended for children ages 5 and up
    Date & Time: Wed, June 29
    2:30 p.m.
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  3. Children crafting

    Puppet Show Double Feature
    Ages: Ages 3 and up
    Date & Time: Fri, July 1
    10:30 a.m.
    11:15 a.m.
    Free Ticket Required

  4. Painting a unicorn suncatcher with purple paint

    Family Suncatcher Art
    Ages: Recommended for ages 5 and up
    Date & Time: Sat, July 2
    10:30 a.m.
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  5. Dino Bo holding a shovel

    Dinosaurs!
    Ages: Recommended for children ages 5 and up
    Date & Time: Tue, July 5
    6:30 p.m.
    Free Ticket Required
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  1. Spanish folk art featuring birds and flowers

    StoryWalk
    Ages: Ages 3 and up
    Date: July 6 - August 31
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  2. Blackland Prairie Raptor Center logo

    Blackland Prairie Raptors
    Ages: Recommended for children ages 5 and up
    Date & Time: Wed, July 6
    2:30 p.m.
    3:45 p.m.
    Free Ticket Required

  3. Pink felt Pop-Tart

    Felt Food Plushies
    Ages: Grades 4-12
    Date & Time: Thu, July 7
    3 p.m.
    Free Ticket Required
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  4. Allen Public Library StoryWalk Oceans of Possibilities featuring Way Down Deep in the Deep Blue Sea

    Torn Paper Art
    Ages: Ages 3 and up
    Date & Time: Fri, July 8
    10:30 a.m.
    Free Ticket Required
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  5. Rainbow colored squishie star

    DIY Star Squishies
    Ages: Grades 4-6
    Date & Time: Mon, July 11
    3 p.m.
    Free Ticket Required
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  1. Coral reef with fish

    Family Coral Reef Creation
    Ages: Ages 5 and up
    Date & Time: Tue, July 12
    6:30 p.m.
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  2. Mermaid with purple tail and brown hair

    Merpeople Party 
    Ages: Ages 5 and up
    Date & Time: Wed, July 13
    2:30 p.m.
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  3. Monsters

    Last Kids on Earth
    Ages: Grades 3-5
    Date & Time: Thu, July 14
    2:30 p.m.
    Free Ticket Required
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  4. Yellow windsock with blue and green streamers

    Indoor Windsock Craft
    Ages: Ages 3 and up
    Date & Time: Fri, July 15
    10:30 a.m.
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  1. Building with blocks

    Lego Family Fun Day
    Ages: For Families
    Date & Time: Tue, July 19
    2:30 p.m.
    3:30 p.m.
    Free Ticket Required

  2. Puppet Show with lion, pig, rabbit and giraffe

    WOW Invisible Forces Presented by Sci-Tech Discovery Center
    Ages: Recommended for children ages 5 and up
    Date & Time: Wed, July 20
    2:30 p.m.
    3:45 p.m.
    Free Ticket Required

  3. LEGO WeDo Racecar

    LEGO WeDo Racecar
    Ages: Grades 4-6
    Date & Time: Thu, July 21
    3 p.m.
    Free Ticket Required
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  4. Pirate Party with pirate hat

    PJ Dance Party
    Ages: Ages 2 and up
    Date & Time: Fri, July 22
    10:30 a.m.
    Free Ticket Required
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  1. Red Lava Lamp

    Lava Lamp STEM
    Ages: Grades 4-6
    Date & Time: Tue, July 26
    3 p.m.
    Free Ticket Required
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  2. Movie poster for Raya and the Last Dragon

    Family Matinee Movies: 
    Raya and the Last Dragon
    Ages: Recommended for children ages 5 and up
    Date & Time: Wed, July 27
    2:30 p.m.
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  3. Don't touch the venus flytraps

    Fish Friends Crafts
    Ages: Ages 3 and up
    Date & Time: Sat, July 30
    10:30 a.m.
    Free Ticket Required
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  4. Globe with world landmarks

    Around the World Crafts
    Ages: For Families
    Date & Time: Wed, Aug 3
    2:30 p.m.
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