Join the El Paso Public Library for a free, fun, and virtual celebration of the Fourth of July.

The El Paso Public Library is celebrating the Fourth of July virtual by hosting a series of fun interactive and educational activities that feature a holiday cooking demo, a historical visit of Independence Day celebrations of the past in El Paso, and even a special July 4th balloon twisting tutorial.

Families will be able to participate in these family programs throughout the Fourth of July weekend that began with a QuaranTEEN Cooking demo yesterday, Thursday, July 2 on the El Paso Public Library’s Facebook page.

Fourth of July Programming:

Friday - July 3, 2020

  • Mandy the Mule's Hunt for History at 2 p.m.
  • Mandy digs through the library archives to research past Fourth of July celebrations

Saturday - July 4, 2020

  • Balloon Tutorial with Aimee at 11 a.m.
  • Learn to create a handheld patriotic balloon display to show your patriotism.

Aside from offering virtual programs throughout the ongoing pandemic, the El Paso Public Library offers hundreds of online books, CDs, DVDs, and more centered on the Fourth of July holiday. Rent anything online free of charge with a virtual library card. To apply, visit elpasolibrary.org.