Children's Programs for the Winter

Welcome! Find out all about the Children Programs at the Sherman Public Library. We hope you and your children will enjoy what we offer! We will post other special events periodically so visit the web page often. Or, follow the Friends of the Sherman Public Library on Twitter @SPLFriends. Also like the Friends of the Sherman Public Library on Facebook, as well as The Sherman Public Library, to see updates about library programs. Also feel free to download our monthly calendar to use at home so you won't miss a single library program.  

Regular Events

Baby and Me Story Time

Every Monday starting January 15 to February 26 from 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. for babies, birth to sturdy walkers, around 18 months, and a caregiver. We will be located in the MLK Building (1003 N. East Street) right across the street from the temporary library (1000 N. East Street).

Enjoy a sweet time with your baby! Baby and Me offers your child and you a lot of time for cuddling, singing, and rhyming. Everything we do is designed for our youngest learners and you! 

Sherman Library Story Time

Every Tuesday and Wednesday starting January 16 to February 28 from 10 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. for children ages 18 months to 5 years old and a caregiver. We will be located in the MLK Building (1003 N. East Street) right across the street from the temporary library (1000 N. East Street).


Our Storytime is full of books, music, puppets and fingerplays. Kids earn a new paperback every 4th week. Older and younger children are welcome to attend; however, the free books are reserved for children ages 18 months-5 years old. 

Preteen Reads

Every other Thursday, 4:15 p.m.-5:00 p.m. in the Martin Luther King Jr. Building, Room #3 1003 N. East St.
Dates: January 11 & 25, February 8 & 22, March 8 & 29, April 12 & 26, May 10 & 24. 

Love to talk about stories you can't get out of your head? Want to hear about some new ones? Come join our book club, 
Pre-Teen Reads, just for kids ages 9-12! Snacks and activities are included. 

For our January book, the club is reading any book by author Joseph Bruchac. Joseph Bruchac is coming to Sherman for Authorfest on January 25. The Pre-Teen Reads group will be meeting at the Sherman Museum at 6:00 pm on January 25 for his presentation and book signing. The public is welcome to attend. To learn more about Joseph Bruchac visit his website at     

  Pre-teen 2018 Flyer--1-11 meeting

Special Programs: 

Authorfest: Joseph Bruchac

Thursday, January 25 6:00 pm at the Sherman Museum (301 S Walnut St.). 

Every year the Friends of the Library and the Sherman Independent School District host an author. This year come and hear author Joseph Bruchac talk about his books and writing inspiration at the Sherman Museum (301 S Walnut St) on Thursday January 25 at 6:00 p.m. Joseph Bruchac has written over 120 books for both children and adults. Learn more about Mr. Bruchac at his website. If you have any questions about the program, call the library at 903-892-7240.

joseph bruchac

If you or your child(ren) require any accommodations or would like different programming, call the library
at 903-892-7240.


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