Teen

Live-action Angry Bird

Team up to knock down the hungry green pigs' defense and save those eggs! Showing of the Angry Birds movie will take place afterwards. Registration required, registration will open two weeks prior to the program.

What is a Microaggression?

Microaggressions: everyday verbal, nonverbal, and environmental slights, snubs, or insults, whether intentional or unintentional, which communicate hostile, derogatory, or negative messages to target persons based solely upon their marginalized group membership. - Derald Wing Sue, Ph.D.

Being aware that certain phrases or everyday exchanges can sometimes be read wrong is key to communicating with a diverse world. Learn what to be aware of, how to correct others and learn more about the diverse people who make up our community.

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Muffins with Mom

Muffins with Mom is a special event for celebrating mom! Join us for fun crafts, food, and refreshments Saturday May 13th. Mom, mother figures, and children only please (dad has his own special day). Space is limited, please call or stop by Mansfield Public Library to sign up.

Speaker Series: Cleburne Baseball

Scott Cain, the author of the newly published book Cleburne Baseball will be joining Mansfield Public Library in speaking about his new book. Come learn about the history of baseball in Cleburne, TX and what it took to create this book. This event will be held at the Farr Best Theater. Registration is required.

Introducing... SPHERO

Thanks to a Best Buy Community Grant we have 24 brand new Sphero robots ( http://www.sphero.com/ ) that are waiting for teens like you to program, play with, and watch them roll! We bring the Spheros and the iPads and you just come with your willingness to play and learn and we'll have a great time!

This program is reserved for teens ages 12- 18.

LEGO Party

Stop by for a LEGO free-for-all for the whole family! Build a car, a spaceship, or a castle. Anything you can imagine! Build as a group or let everyone take on their own project. This event is come and go.

Puzzle Palooza

Puzzle lovers unite! Spare a minute, or an hour and enjoy some puzzle fun. Puzzles of varying ability will be available, including

solar system and pirate floor puzzles Frank Lloyd Write Block puzzle with 12 pieces 300 piece dog puzzle Monet, Beatles, Fallout 4, and more!

This is a come-and-go event.

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Mansfield Reads Family Game Night

Bring the kids and spend a fun night learning how to play the ancient Indian game of Pallanguli! Families will make their own game boards, then be guided by library staff in how to play the game, similar to mancala. All materials will be provided. Registration is required. Please register once per family.

Oleander Planting

Paint a beautiful pot and plant an oleander in it. The Mansfield Parks and Recreation Department will be on hand to provide plant care information. This free program will be held just outside the library. Registration is required. Please register once per family.

Movie Night

In partnership with the Mansfield Arts Commission, join us at the historic Farr Best Theater in downtown Mansfield for a screening of The Mistress of Spices, PG-13, based on the book of the same name by this year's author. Concessions will be available.

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