Laura Collins – Guest Contributor
Jun 7 @ 3:28 pm
Highland Park Summer Reading June Special Events



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Highland Park Library
4700 Drexel Drive
Highland Park, Texas 75205

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Check out our stellar summer events for the family in June. Meet Galactic Animals, Code a Robot, Sing with Pete the Cat, and Touch a Firetruck!

Program 1: REPCO Wildlife Encounters   

Friday, June 7, 10 - 11 a.m., Prather Park, Corner of Euclid and Drexel
Blast-off this summer with REPCO Wildlife Encounters, and enjoy a fun, exciting, and educational presentation on turtles, snakes, frogs, tortoises, and other creepy crawly critters that have been part of the space program.

In the event of rain, the program will be canceled.
Program 2: Teen Tech Petting Zoo
Sponsored by Christine McKenny and Allie Beth Allman & Associates
Thursday, June 13, 2:30 - 4:30 p.m., at the University Park Public Library 

University Park Public Library
8383 Preston Center Plaza, Suite 200
University Park, TX 75225
The University Park Public Library and the Highland Park Library are partnering together to present Close Encounters: A Teen Tech Petting Zoo. This will take place at the University Park Public Library. Teens will create their own cosmic maker-space with new hands-on technology. Teens can code, play, and learn with Virtual Reality headsets, Sphero robots, Ozobots, Circuit Building Kits, and much more.
Program 3: Pete the Cat Show
Saturday, June 15, 2 - 3 p.m., Highland Park Library, Town Council Chamber

Join us for an interactive Pete the Cat Story Time presented by Mr. Phil. The show will feature a Pete the Cat puppet, story readings, songs, and dance.
Program 4: HP DPS Community Fair
Friday, June 21, 10 - 11 a.m., Prather Park, Corner of Euclid and Drexel

Join Highland Park's Department of Public Safety at Prather Park for an engaging morning of educational displays, giveaways, and face painting.

Please see the links below for additional details on summer reading: 

Please see the links below to register and participate in our summer reading programs:

  • For Teens: - Teen Summer Reading is sponsored by Christine McKenny and Allie Beth Allman & Associates.