50th Anniversary


In 2024, the Cozby Library and Community Commons will celebrate its 50th Anniversary! Check back here for the latest news.

Celebrate 50 years of books, services, entertainment, and programs! We have 50th Anniversary fun planned for the whole year: monthly exhibits featuring the library's history including popular books and past programs, activities, and giveaways! A special thanks to The Friends of the Coppell Public Library for helping sponsor these events.

Year at a Glance

Library Card Design

January 2 - 31
Help us celebrate our 50th anniversary with a new library card design! The winning designs will be reproduced as special limited edition library cards and made available at the Cozby Library and Community Commons. Submission forms and guidelines are available at the library starting January 2.

Share Your Story

January - May
Share your memories and stories of the library, Coppell, or anything else from the past 50 years! We will be collecting stories to preserve a record of residents. Fill out the online submission form.

Spring Break at the Library

March 11 - 15
Featuring our most popular kids and teen programs from our past!

Celebrate Cozby Library

Saturday, May 18 from 9:45 am - 12 pm
Help us celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Cozby Library and Community Commons! Meet at Town Center Plaza to hear a few quick remarks from our guest speakers about our 50th anniversary, the importance of our library, and what the future holds for us! Afterwards, join us for games, treats, a giant inflatable slide, and more. We're also kicking off Summer Reading! Pick up your reading log to begin earning great prizes this summer. Event will be moved to the Library meeting room if inclement weather occurs.

Let's Draw with Gale Galligan

Saturday, June 29 
Author and illustrator Gale Galligan will lead art workshops for kids in 3rd - 12th grade. More details to come.

End of Summer Reading Celebration

Saturday, July 27
A fun-filled way to wrap up summer AND the Summer Reading Challenge!

Author Visit with Raina Telgemeier

Saturday, September 14
Raina Telgemeier will be at the Coppell Arts Center for an author talk, Q & A session, and book signing. More details to come.

Decades Party

Saturday, November 16
Let's conclude the year with a Decades Party! Wear your favorite outfits and costumes from the last 50 years or dress for the future! More details to come.