La Retama Central Library Announces FREE Summer Special Events

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX – To help get your summer started, La Retama Central Library is announcing a program of FREE special events for all ages starting Saturday, June 4 and running through Saturday, August 27. The library is located at 805 Rue Comanche.

Summer schedule of FREE events:

Saturday, June 4 – A Fair at the Library, 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

  • Meet and greet with local authors
  • Writing workshops (creative writing and self-publishing)
  • Cosplay Costume Contest (Categories: Anime, Period Piece, Superheroes, Supervillains)
  • Sword Fighting Demonstrations by the Shire of Sea Winds

Saturday June 11 – Maker’s Day, from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

  • Art exhibition with handicrafts
  • World Public Knitting Day (yarn dyeing, wreath making, paint casting, sewing)
  • Some courses require registration. Contact the library at (361) 826-7055 for more information.

Saturday July 30 – Return to Stranger Things, from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

  • Crafts, games, live music, costume contests

Saturday August 27 – Bridgerton Ball, 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

  • Live music, ballroom dancing lessons, craft lessons, shopping in the market square, tea and scones, costume contest – Who will be named Diamond of the Sea?

For a complete list of scheduled events at all libraries across the city, visit

For media inquiries, contact Public Services Manager Patricia Herrera at La Retama Central Library at 361-826-7032 or email [email protected]

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