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Kids Summer Reading Program

Blast off to Camp Read S’more! From June 5 – July 29, explore great stories and earn prizes for reading! Track the time you spend reading, reading aloud, or having someone read to you, including audiobooks. Go to your library, show your progress, and choose your prize!

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Adult Summer Reading Program

Complete reading and activity challenges to earn tickets for a chance to win exciting prize bundles. Get reading recommendations from our staff or read anything you want! A grand prize might be yours too!

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Intersections of Queerness and Disability

Queer disabled people have long highlighted the similarities between the fight for queer liberation and the fight for disability justice. Both movements challenge our understandings of what is normal for our bodies, for our sex lives, and for our communities. These 10 books explore these intersections more in depth, from examining how they shape definitions of masculinity in American literature to showing how they inform our understandings of care work.

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CBLC Book Fest & Juneteenth Celebration

Saturday, June 17
We are bringing together poets, visual artists, storytellers, musicians, and book clubs to emphasize cultural literacy! Enjoy the featured speaker presentation by Galveston native Fay Williams, Esq. in a moderated conversation about the history of Juneteenth! FREE 360 photobooth with DJ IN4RED and activities for kids!

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Check Out Free Seeds at the Library!

You can start your vegetable, herb, or flower garden for free! Browse and borrow a variety of seed packets at several of our Branches. Get started growing today!

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Circulating Sound Concert Series

Monthly at Central Library
Join us for a concert featuring local artists performing a variety of musical styles and genres. This series features live music on the second Sunday of every month at 2 p.m. in the Clowes Auditorium at Central Library. Bonus concerts occur other days and locations as opportunities arise.

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Find Your Next Great Read

Are you looking for your next read? We can help! Visit us in person, explore reading recommendations online, join an in-person or online book discussion, get recommendations on Facebook or tune in to our televised book club segments!

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