Programs, Activities & Events

Programs are scheduled throughout the year for adults, young adults, teens and children. Information about programs is included in the Parks and Recreation Department's Fun Guide, in the Mesquite News, on flyers distributed throughout both libraries and in the Upcoming Events Calendar.

Children's Activities


Preschool storytimes are held during the Fall and Spring months.  The annual Summer Reading Club offers exciting reading programs for preschool and school-age children during the summer. Craft times, movie times and game activities are also held for children throughout the year.

Teen Activities


The Main Library offers a monthly Cookies & Crafts program for teens.  Call 972-216-6220 for dates.  The North Branch Library also provides programs for teens throughout the year.  For more information, call 972-681-0465.

During the summer, the Teen Reading Club offers fun activities while encouraging teens to read for enjoyment.  Participants will be entered into a random prize-drawing to be held at the end of the summer. 

Adult Activities


Both libraries offer book clubs that read a different book each month, then meet to discuss it.

The Main Library Book Club is held on the first Thursday of each month at 7 p.m.  The North Branch Library Page Turners meets on the 2nd Wednesday of the month at 11 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. 

Additional adult programming is held throughout the year including crafts, coloring and more.  Special programs are offered to provide help with taxes, legal questions, personal finance, and more.

Adults are also encouraged to be part of the Summer Reading Club.  Participants will be entered into a random prize-drawing to be held at the end of the summer. 

Book-a-Librarian


The Book-a-Librarian program offers one-on-one help with basic instructions for using computers and smart phones, plus tips on how to download eBooks and eAudiobooks, search the Internet, use social media and more.  For ages 17 and older.

Reserve a 30-minute session with a librarian at either library.  To book a session at the Main Library call 972-216-6224.  For help at the North Branch Library call 972-681-0465.