Cooke County Library

Virtual Library Programs

Virtual Library Programs

The Library is bringing some of your favorite programs right to your home! During our closure and until it is safe to have in-person classes our Virtual Library Programs will be posted on the Library’s Facebook page. Links are provided below for previous programs archived on YouTube.


Virtual Library Program Schedule

Mondays @ 10:30: Toddler Craft Time – weekly beginning June 1

Join Ms. Kim for step by step instructions of a toddler friendly craft.

@ 2:30: STEMed UP – weekly beginning June 1

Join us for a virtual lesson with science, technology, engineering, and math components. This will include hands on experiments that can be completed at home. This program is focused on children between the ages of 8 and 12.

Tuesdays @ 10:30: Weekly Children’s Class

Join Ms. Kim for a story, songs, and craft idea.

@ 2:30: Chapter book Read Aloud – weekly beginning June 2

Join us as read popular YA chapter books. Each week we will continue where we left off.

Wednesdays @ 10:30: Literary LEGO – weekly beginning June 3

Join Ms. Rhonda for a LEGO building challenge. Build your creation. Share a picture on the weekly Facebook post or email to cookectylib@gmail.com so we can share your creation!

 @ 2:30: Let’s Move! – weekly beginning June 3

Let’s get up and move! This program will introduce fun physical activities for kids that you can do at home!

Thursdays @ 10:30: Building Tots – weekly beginning June 4

We’ve adapted our original Building Tots program and made it virtual. We are going to offer a different building activity for you to do with your toddler each week throughout the summer!

@ 2:30: Yoga- June 4, July 2

Join us for beginner yoga.

@ 2:30: Craft Live- May 21, June 18, & July 16

Join us to make a fun adult craft.

@ 2:30: First Chapter- June 11, July 9

Join us to hear the first chapter of an adult fiction book, because your to-read list isn’t long enough already!

Fridays @ 10:30: Art in the Stacks

Join Ms. Rachel for a step by step art lesson. These lessons are fun for all ages but designed for children ages 8 to 12.

@ 2:30 Virtual Story Time Post

Looking for more to do with your kids? Each week we post a Virtual Story Time theme. Book suggestions, songs, and activity ideas are provided for you to complete at your convenience.

Second Saturdays @ 10:30 Second Saturday Stories

Our original children’s class was so popular, we added one class each month on the second Saturday! Join us for a story, songs, and a craft!


Previous Programs

Children’s Classes

Earth Day (April 21)

The Letter J (June 16)

The Letter K (June 22)

The Letter L (June 29)

The Letter M (July 7)

The Letter N (July 11)

The Letter O (July 14)

The Letter P (July 21)

The Letter Q (July 28)

The Letter R (August 4)

The Letter S (August 8)

The Letter T (August 11)

The Letter U (August 18)

The Letter V (August 25)

The Letter W (September 1)

The Letter XYZ (September 8)

Craft Live

Patriotic Wreath (May 21)

Decorative Lights (June 18)

Fall Leaf Tray (July 16)

Art in the Stacks

Rainy Day Umbrella (March 18)

Draw a duck (April 9)

Draw a swan (April 17)

One Point Perspective (April 24)

Two Point Perspective (May 1)

Three Point Perspective (May 8)

Portraits Part I (May 15)

Portraits Part II (May 22)

Print Making (May 29)

Foil Sculpture (June 5)

Optical Illusions (June 12)

Woven Drawings (June 19)

Tessellations (June 26)

Lighthouse Watercolor (July 10)

Paper Craft (July 17)

(July 24)

Cherry Blossom Tree (July 31)

Building Tots

Colors (June 4)

Pool Noodle Fun (June 11)

Counting (June 18)

Building Bridges (June 25)

Patterns (July 2)

Noodles and Cereal (July 9)

Shapes (July 16)

ABCs (July 23)

Build an Activity Wall (July 30)

First Chapter

Texas Ranger by James Patterson (June 11)

A is for Alibi by Sue Grafton (July 9)

Let’s Move!

Beginner Yoga – Adult (April 29)

Obstacle Course (June 3)

Beginner Yoga – Adult (June 4)

Simon Says (June 10)

Teddy Bear Fitness (June 17)

Children’s Yoga (June 24)

Multi-tasking (July 1)

DIY Obstacle Course (July 8)

Children’s Yoga (July 15)

Sight Word Game (July 22)

Skip Counting by 2’s (July 29)

Literary LEGO

Introduction (May 20)

STEMed UP

Walking Rainbow (May 6)

Water in a Bag Experiment (May 13)

Paper Support Towers (June 1)

Candy Rainbow Race (June 8)

Lava in a Jar (June 15)

Trampoline (June 22)

(June 29)

Earthquakes (July 6)

Small Intestines (July 13)

Lemon Volcano (July 20)

Strong Paper Chain (July 27)

Toddler Craft Time

Stamp Flowers (June 1)

Chicken Drawing (June 8)

Salt Painting (June 15)

No-Mess Smush Painting(June 29)

Plastic Bag Surprise (July 6)

Bird Feeder (July 13)

Pig Directed Drawing (July 20)

YA Read Aloud

The Lost Planet Ch 1 – 2 (June 2)

The Lost Planet Ch 3-4 (June 9)

The Lost Planet Ch 5-6 (June 16)

The Lost Planet Ch 7-8 (June 23)

The Lost Planet Ch 9-10 (June 30)

The Lost Planet Ch 11-12 (July 7)

The Lost Planet Ch 13-14 (July 14)

The Lost Planet Ch 15-16 (July 21)

  • Hours

    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the library is open M - F 9 am - 4:30 pm. We're still offering curbside pickup for those who want it during those hours.
    We are closed on the weekends.

  • Get in touch

    Phone: (940) 668-5530
    Fax: (940) 668-5533
    cookectylib@gmail.com

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    Cooke County Library
    200 S. Weaver St.
    Gainesville, TX 76240