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June 4 - August 23: Every Hero Has a Story Reading Program

  • pick up a reading log at either library
  • 1 log per participant

Turn in your completed log July 1 - August 23 and receive:

  • a Summer Reading Program certificate
  • a free book
  • a voucher for a free Ringling Brothers circus ticket, WHILE SUPPLIES LAST (Children under 2 do not need a circus ticket)

Ringling Brothers Circus:
July 29 - August 9, 2015 at American Airlines Center
August 12 - 16, 2015 at Fort Worth Convention Center


One Time Programs

League of Heroes, Unite!
July 9
2:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Josey Ranch Lake
Ages 8-12
Call 972-466-4800 June 18 - July 2 to register
Signed Permission Slip Required
Pow! Zap! Yum! Superfoods!
July 22
Drop In 2:00 -3:30 p.m. (while supplies last)
Josey Ranch Lake
Ages 6+
Texas Hero Puppet Show: Pecos Bill
August 1
2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Hebron & Josey
All Ages
The Science of Superheroes
August 8
2:00 - 2:45 p.m.
Hebron & Josey
Summer Reading Program Finale: Animal Heroes with Zooniversity
August 14
2:00 -3:00 p.m.
Josey Ranch Lake
All Ages

Recurring Programs

Family Fun Nights at JRL
All Ages
Drop In 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
July 13
August 10

Cool Tuesday Movies at JRL

Ages 6 and up

July 7: Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day
11:00 a.m.
1:00 p.m.
July 21: Maleficent
11:00 a.m.
1:00 p.m.
July 28: Brave
11:00 a.m.
1:00 p.m.
August 4: Hotel Transylvania
11:00 a.m.
1:00 p.m.
August 11: The Iron Giant
11:00 a.m.
1:00 p.m.


June 4 - August 23: Unmask Reading Program

  1. Stop by either Library to draw a superhero challenge sheet.
  2. Read the book and complete your challenge sheet
  3. Receive a FREE book and an entry in the FINALE drawing for each returned challenge sheet
  4. Repeat!

Completing at least 1 challenge sheet scores you an invitation to the Unmasked: DC vs. Marvel program on August 6.


Marvel Movie Madness
Ages 13-18
Josey Ranch Lake
6:00 p.m. - varies according to movie length
July 1: Thor
July 8: Captain America: The First Avenger
July 15: The Avengers
July 22: Iron Man 3
July 29: Thor: The Dark World
August 5: Captain America: The Winter Soldier
August 12: Guardians of the Galaxy
Teens Take Over at JRL
Ages 13-18
Josey Ranch Lake
Signed permission slip required
6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
July 14
August 11
Unmasked: DC vs. Marvel
August 6
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Josey Ranch Lake
Ages 13-18, signed permission slip required


June 4 - August 23: Escape the Ordinary Reading Program

  1. Stop by either Library to pick up your reading log
  2. Read 4 books
  3. Receive a FREE book and an entry in the MONTHLY drawing for an Amazon gift card for each returned log
  4. Repeat!

Each completed reading log enters you in the monthly drawing for a gift card. Once that month is done, the entries go away so be sure to keep reading and entering those reading logs!

  • Try stepping outside of your comfort zone to read a new author or genre to escape the ordinary.
  • Feeling adventurous? Ask about how you can Getaway with a Good Book!
Last updated: 7/1/2015 12:10:20 PM