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March Manga Madness Art Contest
for 4th-12th graders

Submit your original artwork in the Teen Room between 3/18/19 - 3/23/19
in the 4th-8th grade category or the 9th-12th grade category.
Voting runs 3/25/19 - 3/30/19. All patrons may vote only once that week.

Two different prizes will be awarded in each category:
  • The grand prize is 2 tickets to Anime Fest. For this prize, the entries will be judged by various community leaders.
  • The popular prize is a Barnes and Noble gift card. This prize will go to the entry with the most votes from the public.
Please be sure to review all of the official rules prior to submitting an entry.


LAMB GreenL.A.M.B. (Look at My Book) Program
Monday 2/4/19 - Saturday 5/4/19
All children grades 6 and younger are welcome to participate.

The L.A.M.B. program was started in 2014 to encourage creativity, imagination and writing skills.
Participants write a book that is then displayed and added to the library collection for in-house check-out.
Complete rules for participation may be found here.

Participants may register to attend one of the Young Author's Receptions on Saturday 5/11/19. 
Young authors may invite up to 4 guests to attend the reception where they will be recognized for their work and sign autographs.

Registration links will go live here through Eventbrite on Thursday 4/25/19. 

Kelsey and Tillie Combo

  Wagging Tales
   You Read. We Listen.

   Practice your read-aloud skills by reading to Tillie and Kelsey,
   our therapy dogs.

  Saturdays from 11:00-11:45 am

This is not a storytime and participants are typically in kindergarten through second grade.
Tickets are required, free and limited.
They will be available at 10:00 am at the Children's Desk on the day of the program.

Please note there will be no Wagging Tales on Saturday 3/23/19.

LEGO Family Build Days: 3:30-4:45pm In the Storytime Room.

Lego Face II
January 30         
February 27    
March 27     
April 24

Come show off your creative skills with the library's LEGO and DUPLO.
All ages welcome. Children ages nine (9) and younger must be accompanied by an adult.

Check out this video that gives a general overview of the library, our collections and our staff for kids:

  Hot Air Balloon

   Are you looking for information about book and learning clubs for kids?
   Check out our Kids' Clubs page for details on all the programs the library offers. 

Child Policy:
Children ages 9 years old and younger must be accompanied by an adult who is responsible for their children's behavior while in the library.

contact information

Wylie Municipal Complex 
300 Country Club Rd., Building 100 Wylie, TX 75098
Main #: 972-516-6000 
Monday – Friday; 8 am – 5 pm

Building Inspection2nd floor 
972-516-6420, permits@wylietexas.gov

City Manager, 1st floor 
972-516-6010, citymgr@wylietexas.gov

City Secretary1st floor 
972-516-6020, citysec@wylietexas.gov

Code Enforcement, 2nd floor 
972-516-6440, code@wylietexas.gov 

Communication/Marketing, 1st floor
972-516-6016, publicinfo@wylietexas.gov

Engineering, 2nd floor 
972-516-6400, cityeng@wylietexas.gov

Finance, 1st floor 
972-516-6120, finance@wylietexas.gov

Human Resources, 3rd floor 
972-516-6040, jobs@wylietexas.gov

Planning and Zoning, 2nd floor 
972-516-6320, planning@wylietexas.gov

Parks Administration, 3rd floor 
972-516-6340, parks@wylietexas.gov

Purchasing, 1st floor 
972-516-6040, purchasing@wylietexas.gov

Utility Billing
, 1st floor 
972-516-6100, utility@wylietexas.gov

Recreation Center
300 Country Club Rd., Building 200
972-516-6360, recreation@wylietexas.gov

Monday – Friday, 5:00 am – 10:00 pm
Saturday, 8:00 am – 8:00 pm
Sunday, Noon – 8:00 pm

Rita and Truett Smith Public Library
300 Country Club Rd., Building 300
972-516-6250, libinfo@wylietexas.gov

Monday - Thursday, 10 am – 8 pm
Friday and Saturday, 10 am – 5 pm
Sunday, Closed

Public Safety Complex
2000 N. Hwy. 78
Monday – Friday, 8 am – 5 pm

Municipal Court
972-442-8101, court@wylietexas.gov

Police Administration
972-442-8170, police@wylietexas.gov

Public Safety Communications
972-442-8171, wfdadmin@wylietexas.gov

Fire Administration
972-442-8110, wfdadmin@wylietexas.gov

Fire Stations
Station #1,
1400 S. Ballard Ave., 972-429-8071
Station #2, 555 Country Club Rd., 972-429-8072
Station #3, 210 W.A. Allen Blvd., 972-442-8073
Public Works  (Streets, Water and Wastewater)
949 Hensley Ln., Building 300
After-hours emergency? Contact Police Dispatch, 972-442-8171
Monday – Friday, 7 am – 4 pm

Parks Maintenance
949 Hensley Ln., Building 200
972-516-6340, parks@wylietexas.gov
Monday – Friday, 7 am – 4 pm

Animal Services
949 Hensley Ln., Building 100
972-442-5268, animalcontrol@wylietexas.gov
After-hours emergency? Contact Police Dispatch, 972-442-8171
Monday – Saturday, 8 am – 5 pm

Senior Recreation Center
800 Thomas St.
972-516-6349, recreation@wylietexas.gov
Monday – Friday, 8 am – 4 pm; Saturday, 9 am – 3 pm; Sunday, 1 – 5 pm

Economic Development Corporation
250 S. Hwy. 78
972-442-3367, info@wylieedc.com
Monday – Friday, 8 am – 5 pm

Athletic Field Condition Hotline

Community Waste Disposal (Bulk Pickup/Trash) 

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