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Visit the Doris Padgett Public Library every Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. and spend this summer making new friends all over the world!
Learn about our planet and the great people on it as we sing, dan, and read! These Story Times are designed for children age 2 to 5. All ages are welcome! See the schedule below or download the flyer.
June 7: Feeling alright... with a Little Help From My Friends
June 14: We Are the World
June 21: She Blinded Me with Science
June 28: Born in the USA
July 5: Colour My World
July 12: All Together Now
July 19: We Are Family
July 26: Try a Little Kindness
Call the Library at (972) 226-4491 for more information.
Each Thursday, as part of the 2023 Summer Reading Program, join us at the Doris Padgett Public Library to discover a new world treasure you can make and take home!
June 8: From India - make a beautiful Sand Art Mandala!
As part of the 2023 Summer Reading Program, the Doris Padgett Public Library will host fun entertainment each Friday at 2 p.m.
On June 9, enjoy Krithika Subramanian Mukund. A gifted performer and founder of the Natyasthalam Vidyalaya in Plano, Krithika has a deep passion for sharing her culture through Bharatanatyam, a form of Indian Classical Dance. She and her daughters have been recognized for their artistry by communities and educational groups all over the Metroplex, and these amazing dancers can't wait to share their ancient, beautiful art with our Summer Reading guests!
Friday Family Performers are provided by the Friends of the Sunnyvale Public Library.
June 15: From the wilds of the world - perler bead animals!
Three-time Emmy winner and legendary musician David Chicken has performed his high-energy, educational, hilarious shows all over the world! Join David as he brings his award-winning original music to Sunnyvale for a thrilling event that will make you feel like the star of the show!
Name: Doris Padgett Public Library Book Club
Date: Third Wednesday of the Month (This month, April 19th)
Time: 5:30 p.m.
Description: The monthly meeting of our book club. We encourage you to come even if you didn’t get all the way through the book for some great conversation. Complimentary refreshments and coffee served. Copies of the book are available for checkout at the library in advance of the meeting.
Scheduled books by month:
April: All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
May: The Paris Wife by Paula McLain
June: The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein
July: The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd
August: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon
June 22: From Guatemala - fly home a Barrilete kite!
Meet, learn about, and even touch amazing animals from all over the world, including a baby kangaroo! The Creature Teacher will bring their menagerie to the Doris Padgett Public Library for a while day you'll never forget!
June 29: Feel the heat of the Aztec Sun!