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Welcome to the Marfa Public Library

This year's goals:

  • Readers 0-9: 90 minutes/week

  • Readers 10+: 75 pages/week

  • Adults: 2 books/month

Win a prize for every week you meet your goal!

Marfa Public Library – Events

Marfa Public Library

Summer Reading Events

Join us for Summer Reading events Marfa Public Library! All events are free and open to the public. Registration required where noted.

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Legos at the Library
2:00-4:00
 Legos at the Library
Tuesday, Jul. 3, 2:00-4:00
Love Legos? Love the library? Have we got a program for you! Join us for this come-and-go event this summer. We'll have Legos and idea books ready to go. Staff will be available to supervise and assist participants, but this is a free-build program that allows kids to use their imaginations!&nbs...read more
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Friday Films: Despicable Me 3
1:30 PM
 Friday Films: Despicable Me 3
Friday, Jul. 6, 1:30 PM
Join us every Friday in June and July for a movie! All ages are welcome, but we ask that children be able to sit through a movie on their own. No sugary drinks allowed--water only. 
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Kindness Rocks!
2:00-4:00
 Kindness Rocks!
Monday, Jul. 9, 2:00-4:00Kindness Rocks!
Join us for a little rock painting fun! We'll create some Kindness Rocks to leave around town and spread joy! While the rocks dry, we'll assemble take-home rock candy kits and try some Pop Rock Treats!

Want to know more about Kindness Rocks and the Kindness Rocks Project?
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Legos at the Library
2:00-4:00
 Legos at the Library
Tuesday, Jul. 10, 2:00-4:00
Love Legos? Love the library? Have we got a program for you! Join us for this come-and-go event this summer. We'll have Legos and idea books ready to go. Staff will be available to supervise and assist participants, but this is a free-build program that allows kids to use their imaginations!&nbs...read more
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Toddler Story Time
10:30
 Toddler Story Time
Wednesday, Jul. 11, 10:30
Bringy your littles every week for crafts, snacks and a read aloud!
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Libraries Rock: Rock Around the World
2:00-3:00
Libraries Rock: Rock Around the World
Thursday, Jul. 12, 2:00-3:00
Opera Day! Come learn all about opera. The history, what happens behind the scenes and more! We'll also watch some videos and create our own Beijing Opera Masks.

ONLINE REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR THIS EVENT!

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Friday Films: Peter Rabbit
1:30 PM
 Friday Films: Peter Rabbit
Friday, Jul. 13, 1:30 PM
Join us every Friday in June and July for a movie! All ages are welcome, but we ask that children be able to sit through a movie on their own. No sugary drinks allowed--water only. 
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Crafts Rock!
2:00-4:00
 Crafts Rock!
Monday, Jul. 16, 2:00-4:00Crafts Rock!
Come get crafty at the library! Participants will be making a watercolor quote canvas and headphone/charging cord cover.

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR THIS EVENT.
 

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Legos at the Library
2:00-4:00
 Legos at the Library
Tuesday, Jul. 17, 2:00-4:00
Love Legos? Love the library? Have we got a program for you! Join us for this come-and-go event this summer. We'll have Legos and idea books ready to go. Staff will be available to supervise and assist participants, but this is a free-build program that allows kids to use their imaginations!&nbs...read more
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Toddler Story Time
10:30
 Toddler Story Time
Wednesday, Jul. 18, 10:30
Bringy your littles every week for crafts, snacks and a read aloud!
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Friday Films: Ferdinand
1:30 PM
 Friday Films: Ferdinand
Friday, Jul. 20, 1:30 PM
Join us every Friday in June and July for a movie! All ages are welcome, but we ask that children be able to sit through a movie on their own. No sugary drinks allowed--water only. 
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Legos at the Library
2:00-4:00
 Legos at the Library
Tuesday, Jul. 24, 2:00-4:00
Love Legos? Love the library? Have we got a program for you! Join us for this come-and-go event this summer. We'll have Legos and idea books ready to go. Staff will be available to supervise and assist participants, but this is a free-build program that allows kids to use their imaginations!&nbs...read more
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Toddler Story Time
10:30
 Toddler Story Time
Wednesday, Jul. 25, 10:30
Bringy your littles every week for crafts, snacks and a read aloud!
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Libraries Rock: Styles and Stars
2:00-3:00
Libraries Rock: Styles and Stars
Thursday, Jul. 26, 2:00-3:00
Go back in time to the heyday of Jazz! Learn all about the music, its stars and listen to some classic tunes! Make and take home a trumpet too!

ONLINE REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR THIS EVENT!

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Friday Films: Beauty and the Beast (2017)
1:30 PM
Friday Films: Beauty and the Beast (2017)
Friday, Jul. 27, 1:30 PM
Join us every Friday in June and July for a movie! All ages are welcome, but we ask that children be able to sit through a movie on their own. No sugary drinks allowed--water only. 
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Legos at the Library
2:00-4:00
 Legos at the Library
Tuesday, Jul. 31, 2:00-4:00
Love Legos? Love the library? Have we got a program for you! Join us for this come-and-go event this summer. We'll have Legos and idea books ready to go. Staff will be available to supervise and assist participants, but this is a free-build program that allows kids to use their imaginations!&nbs...read more
       
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Thanks to our Summer Reading sponsors! 

  

Want to get a  library card?

Please bring the following items:

  • Photo ID

  • Proof of residency (any mail with your physical address)

  • Patrons under 16 must have a parent's signature to get a new card

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