We get excited when school gets out because the Austin Public Library becomes bustling with programs for kids experience its summer reading program.

Here’s just a sample of what is happening in June: 

Random Acts of Harping. 1 p.m. June 4, and 1 p.m. June 5 with a harp petting zoo, Recycled Reads Bookstore.

Children listen to a story in their pajamas. Photo by Lee Hershfield

Snorky‘s Rhythm Tunes, 2 p.m. June 4, Twin Oaks Branch.

Saturday Movie Matinee: “Brave.” 2 p.m. June 4, Windsor Park Branch. “Ant-Man,” June 4, University Hills Branch.

Echo and the Bats play. 2 p.m. June 5, Faulk Central Library.

Lunch Bunch. Hear a story for ages 6-10. Noon Mondays, Twin Oaks Branch.

Will Dupuy plays. 2 p.m. June 6, Pleasant Hill Branch; 2 p.m. June 17, Ruiz Branch.

Hey Lollies present: “Armadillo Alice.” 2 p.m. June 6, Spicewood Springs Branch; 4 p.m. June 8, Manchaca Road Branch; 2 p.m. June 11, Yarborough Branch; 2 p.m. June 14, Cepeda Branch; 2 p.m. June 20, Windsor Park Branch; 4 p.m. June 23, Milwood Branch; 4 p.m. June 28, Twin Oaks Branch; 2 p.m. June 29, Ruiz Branch; 2 p.m. June 30, Carver Branch.

Crowe‘s Nest Farm visits. 4 p.m. June 6, Howson Branch; 4 p.m. June 7, Old Quarry Branch; 2 p.m. June 8, Hampton Branch; 2 p.m. June 15, Little Walnut Creek Branch; 2 p.m. June 21, Cepeda Branch; 2 p.m. June 23, Carver Branch; 2 p.m. June 27, Widsor Park Branch.

Literature Live! “Rumpelstiltskin.” 2 p.m. June 7, Cepeda Branch; 4 p.m. June 8, Milwood Branch; 4 p.m. June 13, Howson Branch; 2 p.m. June 16, Pleasant Hill Branch; 2 p.m. June 18, Yarborough Branch; 2 p.m. June 22, Little Walnut Creek Branch; 2 p.m. June 23, University Hills Branch; 2 p.m. June 26, Faulk Central Library; 4 p.m. June 28, Old Quarry Branch; 2 p.m. June 29, Hampton Branch; 2 p.m. June 30, Willie Mae Kirk Branch.

Sandbank Shadow Factory “A Wild Goose Chase.” 4 p.m. June 7, Twin Oaks Branch; 2 p.m. June 8, Ruiz Branch; 2 p.m. June 16, University Hills Branch; 4 p.m. June 22, Manchaca Road Branch; 2 p.m. June 24, Terrazas Branch; 4 p.m. June 27, Howson Branch; 2 p.m. June 28, Cepeda Branch; 4 p.m. June 30, Milwood Branch.

Sew Happy. For ages 1

“This one blows up and this one inflates itself!” Seth and Evelyn Ledezma, 9 and 7 year-old, recreate Angry Birds characters “Bomb Bird” and “Atomic Bird” among other creatures at Crafternoon at the Manchaca Branch.

0 and up. 5 p.m. June 7, Manchaca Road Branch.

Art Smart. 6:30 p.m. June 7, Willie Mae Kirk Branch; 6:30 p.m. June 28, Willie Mae Kirk Branch.

You are the Force. 4 p.m. June 8, North Village Branch; 2 p.m. June 17, Terrazas Branch; 2 p.m. June 23, Willie Mae Kirk Branch;

Literature Live! Brown Paper Puppet Lab. 2 p.m. June 8, Little Walnut Creek Branch; 2 p.m. June 15, Ruiz Branch; 2 p.m. June 20, Spicewood Springs Branch;

Glow in the Dark Dance Party. 2 p.m. June 9, Carver Branch; 4 p.m. June 15, North Village Branch.

Magik Theatre Presents: “Goldilocks and the Three Bears.” 2 p.m. June 9, University Hills Branch; 2 p.m. June 22, Hampton Branch.

You are the Artist! For ages 5 and up. 2 p.m. June 9, Willie Mae Kirk Branch; 2 p.m. June 16, Carver Branch; 4 p.m. June 22, North Village Branch.

Positive RePrecussions: Family Rhythm Jam. 2 p.m. June 9, Pleasant Hill Branch; 2 p.m. June 13, Windsor Park Branch; 4 p.m. June 16, Milwood Branch; 2 p.m. June 23, Pleasant Hill Branch; 2 p.m. June 27, Spicewood Springs Branch; 4 p.m. June 29, Manchaca Road Branch;

Crowe’s Nest Farms will bring some animals to the library.

Neal Kassanoff plays. 2 p.m. June 10, Terrazas branch; 4 p.m. June 27, Ruiz Branch.

Terrence Taps. 2 p.m. June 12, Faulk Central Library; 2 p.m. June 15, Hampton Branch; 4 p.m. June 20, Howson Branch.

StoryBook Dance Making. 2 p.m. June 12, Recycled Reads Bookstore; 6 p.m. June 13, University Hills Branch;

Alyse Black plays. 2 p.m. June 13, Spicewood Springs Branch; 2 p.m. June 20, Manchaca Road Branch;

Jedi Training Camp. 2 p.m. June 13, Manchaca Road Branch.

Crafternoon. 2 p.m. June 13, Carver Branch; 2:30 p.m. June 16, Howson Branch; 3 p.m. June 21, Little Walnut Creek Branch; 2 p.m. June 27; 2 p.m. June 27, Carver Branch.

You Crack Yourself Up! 4 p.m. June 14, Twin Oaks Branch.

You Get the Crown! 4 p.m. June 14, Old Quarry Branch; 4 p.m. June 21, Twin Oaks Branch; 4 p.m. June 29, North Village Branch.

Family Movie Night: “Labyrinth.” 6:30 p.m. June 14, Twin Oaks Branch; “Inside Out,” 5:30 p.m. June 22, Carver branch.

Eulenspiegel Puppet Theatre “The Three Little Pigs – Texas Style.” 4 p.m. June 15, Manchaca Road Branch; 2 p.m. June 19, Faulk Central Library; 4 p.m. June 21, Old Quarry Branch; 2 p.m. June 22, Ruiz Branch; 2 p.m. June 25, Yarborough Branch; Manchaca Road Branch; 2 p.m. June 29, Little Walnut Creek Branch.

You Make It! 2 p.m. June 16, Willie Mae Kirk Branch.

Juneteenth: Art is Cool. Art is Freedom. 11 a.m. June 18, Carver Branch.

Roald Dahl Movie Marathon: “Willie Wonka and the Chocolate Factory,” “Matilda,” and “James and the Giant Peach,” 1:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. June 23, Little Walnut Creek Branch.

Music & Movement. For kids 3-5. 11 a.m. June 24, Howson Branch.

Lucas Miller, the Singing Zoologist. 2 p.m. June 24, Old Quarry Branch.

Gusto the Great. 2 p.m. June 30, University Hills Branch.

There’s Something Fishing Going on in Texas. 2 p.m. June 30, Pleasant Hill Branch.

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