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 September and October calendar of events!

  1. ALLen Reads StoryWalk Three Cheers for Kid McGear picture bookStoryWalk
    Ages: All ages
    Date: Sept. 9 - Oct. 31
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  2. Allen Symphony Chorus Concert Allen Symphony 
    Chorus Concert
    Ages: Ages 3 and up
    Date & Time: Sun, Oct. 2
    3:00 p.m.
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  3. A picture of a toothbrushAll About Teeth!
    Ages: Ages 3 and up
    Date & Time: Mon, Oct. 3
    10:30 a.m.
    Free Ticket Required
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  4. Artemis NASA logoNext Giant Leap...Return to the Moon!
    Ages: Ages 8 and up
    Date & Time: Tue, Oct. 4
    4:30 p.m.
    Free Ticket Required
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  5. Elephant walking in the sunsetHomeschool Program: Elephant Silhouette Painting 
    Ages: Ages 5 - 12
    Date & Time: Wed, Oct. 5
    1:30 p.m.
    Free Ticket Required
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  1. A baby playing with stacking toysBaby Playtime
    Ages: 0-12 months
    Date & Time: Fri, Oct. 7
    10:30 a.m.
    Free Ticket Required
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  2. Child drawing a pictureHow to Draw
    Ages: Grades K-3
    Date & Time: Wed, Oct. 12
    4:45 p.m.
    Free Ticket Required
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  3. A lion, elephant, zebra, and giraffe driving in a carDallas Zoo
    Ages: Ages 5 and up
    Date & Time: Tue, Oct. 18
    2 - 2:30 p.m.
    3 - 3:30 p.m.
    Free Ticket Required

  4. A picture of computer parts with the word STEMSTEM Stations
    Ages: Ages 5 and up
    Date & Time: Thu, Oct. 20
    3 p.m.
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  5. watecolor painting of a leafWatercolor Leaf Art
    Ages: Grades K-3
    Date & Time: Fri, Oct. 21
    3 p.m.
    Free Ticket Required
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  1. Buckets of craft supplies including paint brushes, colored pencils, sissors, and rulersSaturday Morning Crafts
    Ages: Ages 5 and up
    Date & Time: Sat, Oct. 22
    10:15 a.m.
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  2. Three jack-o'-lanterns in front of a spooky backgroundSpooktacular Creations
    Ages: Ages 5 and up
    Date & Time: Tue, Oct. 25
    4:30 p.m.
    Free Ticket Required
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  3. Various friendship bracelets in different colorsPuffy Paint Bracelets
    Ages: Grades 4-6
    Date & Time: Thu, Oct. 27
    4:30 p.m.
    Free Ticket Required
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  4. A jack-o'-lantern full of candyTrick or Treat Story Time
    Ages: Ages 3 and up
    Date & Time: Fri, Oct. 28
    10:30 a.m.
    Free Ticket Required
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  5. An open book with beakers and rainbow coming out of it. Homeschool Program: Storybook STEM
    Ages: Grades K-3
    Date & Time: Wed, Nov. 2
    1:30 p.m.
    Free Ticket Required
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  1. Smiley face, heart, rainbow, and other various doodlesDoodle Challenge
    Ages: Grades 2-4 only
    Date & Time: Sat, Nov. 5
    2:30 p.m.
    Free Ticket Required
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  2. Various colorful dinosaurs smiling and eating.Dino Scavenger Hunt
    Ages: All ages
    Date: Nov. 7 - Nov. 13
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  3. Young child stretchingDino Yoga Story Time
    Ages: Ages 3 and up
    Date & Time: Mon, Nov. 7
    10:30 a.m.
    Free Ticket Required
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  4. Tyrannosaurus Rex dinosaur roaring with dinosaurs in background.STEAM-Powered Dinosaurs
    Ages: Grades K and up
    Date & Time: Tue, Nov. 8
    4:30 p.m.
    Free Ticket Required
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  5. Child drawing a pictureHow to Draw
    Ages: Grades K-3
    Date & Time: Wed, Nov. 9
    4:45 p.m.
    Free Ticket Required
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  1. DiNovember StoryWalk book I'm a Hungry DinosaurDiNovember StoryWalk
    Ages: Ages 2 and up
    Date: Nov. 10 - Dec. 14
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  2. T. Rex holding a cup of tea.Tea-Rex Tea Party
    Ages: Ages 3 and up
    Date & Time: Tue, Nov. 15
    2:30 p.m.
    Free Ticket Required
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  3. Dinosaurs bones in rock.Homeschool Program: Pasta Paleontology
    Ages: Grades K-3
    Date & Time: Wed, Nov. 16
    1:30 p.m.
    Free Ticket Required
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  4. Girl coloring with pencils. Fall Crafts
    Ages: Ages 3 and up
    Date & Time: Fri, Nov. 18
    10:30 a.m.
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  5. Tyrannosaurus Rex roaring.Dino Family Fun
    Ages: Families with children ages 3 and up
    Date & Time: Mon, Nov. 21
    3 p.m.
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