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Last summer, over 15 teens signed up to receive “subscription boxes” from the library, and we’re bringing it back again this summer! In June and July, teens who sign-up will receive three library books chosen especially for them and a variety of goodies that are theirs to keep! 


To participate, teens must be 13-17 years old, and they need to fill out the survey with book preferences and interests. If they sign-up by June 6, 2022, they will receive a Bag o’ Books in June and July. If they sign-up between June 6 and July 6, they will receive a Bag o’ Books in July. Pick-up will be June 15th and July 15th, and notifications will be made each month. 


Yes, all the titles in the Bag o’ Books count towards summer reading! This service is great for teens who don’t know what they like to read, are in a “reading slump,” haven’t found a good book after moving from juvenile fiction to YA, or who want to branch out and try something new but aren’t sure where to start. We are capping this awesome service at 20 participants this summer, so sign-up today! 








4:45 - 6:15 pm


Pressley Meeting Room


Teens 13-17







May 26:  No PROGRAM







June 02:  Video Game Tournament

Show off your superior thumb skills!  Teens will decide day-of whether to have a Mart Kart or Super Smash Bros. tournament.



June 09:  Bermuda Triangle Escape Room

Work collaboratively to see if you will be lost in the Bermuda Triangle forever - or if you will escape!

June 13:


A crew of crooning animals are trying to make it big in this animated sequel.



Escape the heat with a family-friendly movie! We’ll provide build-your-own snack goodies, and you bring the blankets. Movies run from 2:00-4:00. Call the library for movie titles or test your movie-know-how with our clues!


All ages



June 16:  Magician Oscar Munoz

2:00 p.m.

Bastrop Convention Center

1408 Chestnut St.


An illusionist and motivational speaker, Oscar Muñoz offers quality programs that are both educational and entertaining. His assembly programs contain magic, music, and motivational messages for students of all ages.



June 16:  Nailed It Cupcake Contest

Do you have an affinity for baking and decorating?  Either way, you're sure to have with these two challenges!



June 27:


2:00 - 4:00 p.m.


This origin story of a gigantic crimson hound and how he got so immense also includes how far his owner goes to keep him.


All ages




June 30:  Box Skits

Teens will receive a box of random props and a prompt and have to come up with a brief skit to share with the group.  Sure to be lots of laughs!






July 07:  Board Games

Join us for a variety of table-top games and lots of fun!



July 11:

In this computer-animated fantasy story, a young princess warrior must protect a magical heirloom gem. When plans go awry, she is the only one that can protect her village.


All ages


July 14

10:30 a.m.

Fisherman's Park

1200 Willow St.


Come see owls, falcons, raptors and other birds with Sky Kings Falconry! Bring your own blankets and/or lawnchairs. Sky Kings Falconry is dedicated to the Education and Preservation of our planet’s wildlife. We employ the natural abilities of raptors and other animals to correct environmental issues. The team at Sky Kings has been working with raptors and other animals for more than 16 years, and have adapted their skills to fit many situations and venues. Learn more at

All ages


July 14: 
Friendship bracelets

Learn how to make a variety of friendship bracelet patterns - to keep for yourself or to give away!


July 21:  Statues and Strawberry Ice Cream

We're going to make human sculptures out of packing tape and enjoy yummy Blue Bell ice cream!






Saturday, July 23

11:00 - 2:00 p.m.


Join us for games, refreshments, and lots of fun inside the library at our Tropical End of Summer Reading Party.  Prizes will be drawn at 1:30 p.m.




July 28:  NO PROGRAM




Other Things



Mental Health Resources








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