So much happening at the Austin Public Library for kids in June

We get excited when school gets out because the Austin Public Library becomes bustling with programs for kids experience its summer reading program.

Here’s just a sample of what is happening in June: 

Random Acts of Harping. 1 p.m. June 4, and 1 p.m. June 5 with a harp petting zoo, Recycled Reads Bookstore.

Children listen to a story in their pajamas. Photo by Lee Hershfield

Children listen to a story in their pajamas. Photo by Lee Hershfield

Snorky‘s Rhythm Tunes, 2 p.m. June 4, Twin Oaks Branch.

Saturday Movie Matinee: “Brave.” 2 p.m. June 4, Windsor Park Branch. “Ant-Man,” June 4, University Hills Branch.

Echo and the Bats play. 2 p.m. June 5, Faulk Central Library.

Lunch Bunch. Hear a story for ages 6-10. Noon Mondays, Twin Oaks Branch.

Will Dupuy plays. 2 p.m. June 6, Pleasant Hill Branch; 2 p.m. June 17, Ruiz Branch.

Hey Lollies present: “Armadillo Alice.” 2 p.m. June 6, Spicewood Springs Branch; 4 p.m. June 8, Manchaca Road Branch; 2 p.m. June 11, Yarborough Branch; 2 p.m. June 14, Cepeda Branch; 2 p.m. June 20, Windsor Park Branch; 4 p.m. June 23, Milwood Branch; 4 p.m. June 28, Twin Oaks Branch; 2 p.m. June 29, Ruiz Branch; 2 p.m. June 30, Carver Branch.

Crowe‘s Nest Farm visits. 4 p.m. June 6, Howson Branch; 4 p.m. June 7, Old Quarry Branch; 2 p.m. June 8, Hampton Branch; 2 p.m. June 15, Little Walnut Creek Branch; 2 p.m. June 21, Cepeda Branch; 2 p.m. June 23, Carver Branch; 2 p.m. June 27, Widsor Park Branch.

Literature Live! “Rumpelstiltskin.” 2 p.m. June 7, Cepeda Branch; 4 p.m. June 8, Milwood Branch; 4 p.m. June 13, Howson Branch; 2 p.m. June 16, Pleasant Hill Branch; 2 p.m. June 18, Yarborough Branch; 2 p.m. June 22, Little Walnut Creek Branch; 2 p.m. June 23, University Hills Branch; 2 p.m. June 26, Faulk Central Library; 4 p.m. June 28, Old Quarry Branch; 2 p.m. June 29, Hampton Branch; 2 p.m. June 30, Willie Mae Kirk Branch.

Sandbank Shadow Factory “A Wild Goose Chase.” 4 p.m. June 7, Twin Oaks Branch; 2 p.m. June 8, Ruiz Branch; 2 p.m. June 16, University Hills Branch; 4 p.m. June 22, Manchaca Road Branch; 2 p.m. June 24, Terrazas Branch; 4 p.m. June 27, Howson Branch; 2 p.m. June 28, Cepeda Branch; 4 p.m. June 30, Milwood Branch.

Sew Happy. For ages 1

"This one blows up and this one inflates itself!" Seth and Evelyn Ledezma, 9 and 7 year-old, recreate Angry Birds characters "Bomb Bird" and "Atomic Bird" among other creatures at Crafternoon at the Manchaca Branch of Austin Public Library on Monday, July 21, 2014. The Manchaca Branch Crafternoon meets every Monday this summer from 2-4pm while other branches of the Austin Public Library hold their own versions on different days and at different times.

“This one blows up and this one inflates itself!” Seth and Evelyn Ledezma, 9 and 7 year-old, recreate Angry Birds characters “Bomb Bird” and “Atomic Bird” among other creatures at Crafternoon at the Manchaca Branch.

0 and up. 5 p.m. June 7, Manchaca Road Branch.

Art Smart. 6:30 p.m. June 7, Willie Mae Kirk Branch; 6:30 p.m. June 28, Willie Mae Kirk Branch.

You are the Force. 4 p.m. June 8, North Village Branch; 2 p.m. June 17, Terrazas Branch; 2 p.m. June 23, Willie Mae Kirk Branch;

Literature Live! Brown Paper Puppet Lab. 2 p.m. June 8, Little Walnut Creek Branch; 2 p.m. June 15, Ruiz Branch; 2 p.m. June 20, Spicewood Springs Branch;

Glow in the Dark Dance Party. 2 p.m. June 9, Carver Branch; 4 p.m. June 15, North Village Branch.

Magik Theatre Presents: “Goldilocks and the Three Bears.” 2 p.m. June 9, University Hills Branch; 2 p.m. June 22, Hampton Branch.

You are the Artist! For ages 5 and up. 2 p.m. June 9, Willie Mae Kirk Branch; 2 p.m. June 16, Carver Branch; 4 p.m. June 22, North Village Branch.

Positive RePrecussions: Family Rhythm Jam. 2 p.m. June 9, Pleasant Hill Branch; 2 p.m. June 13, Windsor Park Branch; 4 p.m. June 16, Milwood Branch; 2 p.m. June 23, Pleasant Hill Branch; 2 p.m. June 27, Spicewood Springs Branch; 4 p.m. June 29, Manchaca Road Branch;

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Crowe’s Nest Farms will bring some animals to the library.

Neal Kassanoff plays. 2 p.m. June 10, Terrazas branch; 4 p.m. June 27, Ruiz Branch.

Terrence Taps. 2 p.m. June 12, Faulk Central Library; 2 p.m. June 15, Hampton Branch; 4 p.m. June 20, Howson Branch.

StoryBook Dance Making. 2 p.m. June 12, Recycled Reads Bookstore; 6 p.m. June 13, University Hills Branch;

Alyse Black plays. 2 p.m. June 13, Spicewood Springs Branch; 2 p.m. June 20, Manchaca Road Branch;

Jedi Training Camp. 2 p.m. June 13, Manchaca Road Branch.

Crafternoon. 2 p.m. June 13, Carver Branch; 2:30 p.m. June 16, Howson Branch; 3 p.m. June 21, Little Walnut Creek Branch; 2 p.m. June 27; 2 p.m. June 27, Carver Branch.

You Crack Yourself Up! 4 p.m. June 14, Twin Oaks Branch.

You Get the Crown! 4 p.m. June 14, Old Quarry Branch; 4 p.m. June 21, Twin Oaks Branch; 4 p.m. June 29, North Village Branch.

Family Movie Night: “Labyrinth.” 6:30 p.m. June 14, Twin Oaks Branch; “Inside Out,” 5:30 p.m. June 22, Carver branch.

Eulenspiegel Puppet Theatre “The Three Little Pigs – Texas Style.” 4 p.m. June 15, Manchaca Road Branch; 2 p.m. June 19, Faulk Central Library; 4 p.m. June 21, Old Quarry Branch; 2 p.m. June 22, Ruiz Branch; 2 p.m. June 25, Yarborough Branch; Manchaca Road Branch; 2 p.m. June 29, Little Walnut Creek Branch.

You Make It! 2 p.m. June 16, Willie Mae Kirk Branch.

Juneteenth: Art is Cool. Art is Freedom. 11 a.m. June 18, Carver Branch.

Roald Dahl Movie Marathon: “Willie Wonka and the Chocolate Factory,” “Matilda,” and “James and the Giant Peach,” 1:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. June 23, Little Walnut Creek Branch.

Music & Movement. For kids 3-5. 11 a.m. June 24, Howson Branch.

Lucas Miller, the Singing Zoologist. 2 p.m. June 24, Old Quarry Branch.

Gusto the Great. 2 p.m. June 30, University Hills Branch.

There’s Something Fishing Going on in Texas. 2 p.m. June 30, Pleasant Hill Branch.