Summer is sizzling, but patrons can keep cool at the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library with this week’s programs.
Pokémon, Yu-Gi-Oh! and Beyblade Tournaments from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday give fans an afternoon of cool fun at the library and activities center.
Anime Matinee is a great way to elude the heat from 2 to 4 p.m. Monday for ages 12 to 17.
Animal lovers will go wild when Singing Zoologist Lucas Miller performs his educational, original, and fun music at 9:30 and 11 a.m. Wednesday.
The Book Discussion Club has Colson Whitehead’s award-winning book “The Underground Railroad” on the agenda at 6 p.m. Thursday.
Busy Builders have Magna Tiles and Legos to build castles, spaceships, and so much more at 6 p.m. Thursday.
Cosplayers will have an evening of Fantastic Fandom Cosplay at the Harker Heights Public Library from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, July 21. Adults and teens can mingle with Sailor Moon, Dr. Who, Harry Potter, and others.
Young adult books arriving in time for summer reading include historic, current, and futuristic themes.
Of note are “Asylum,” by Madeleine Roux; “Avenged,” by Amy Tintera; “Bad Romance,” by Heather Demetrios; “The Battlemage,” by Taran Matharu; “Daughter Of The Pirate King,” by Tricia Levenseller; “The Fashion Committee: A Novel of Art, Crime, and Applied Design,” by Susan Juby; “Firebrand,” by A. J. Hartley; “Generation One,” by Pittacus Lore; “Horimiya,” by Hero; “The Inexplicable Logic Of My Life,” by Benjamin Alire Sáenz; and “Oresama Teacher,” by Izumi Tsubaki.