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Upcoming Events
Title
Date
Friday, September 19, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
Venga y pase un buen rato con sus hijos (edades 0-36 meses) usando jugetes educativos. Una especialista bilingue les ofrecera ideas divertidal para promover el desarrollo de su ninos.
Location
Clasroom A & B
Library
Bachman Lake Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, September 19, 2014
Time
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Join us for songs, stories, crafts and more for children ages 6 and under and their caregivers.
Location
Children's Area
Library
North Oak Cliff Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, September 19, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Storytime for toddlers who love to jump around, hear stories, and sing songs. Suggested ages: 2 - 4 years old.
Location
Auditorium
Library
White Rock Hills Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, September 19, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Join us for stories, songs and dance every Friday morning! Recommended for six (6) years of age and younger.
Location
Black Box Theater
Library
Lochwood Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, September 19, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Storytime featuring books, movement, rhymes, and music. Suggested ages: 6 years and under.
Location
Children's Area
Library
Dallas West Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, September 19, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
Please join us in NorthCourt of NorthPark for a literary journey through yoga breathing, stretching, story and shavasana led by Stephanie Spett (Please bring a yoga mat.)
Location
NorthCourt
Library
Bookmarks

Title
Date
Friday, September 19, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
Interactive storytime featuring books, movement, rhymes and music, and sometimes a craft. Ages 2-6 years old. Join us every week for great stories on a variety of themes.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Audelia Road Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, September 19, 2014
Time
12:30 PM - 12:50 PM
Description
Atmos Energy presents delightful fun for moms/caregivers and infants up to 24 months with interactive music, nursery rhymes and stories!
Location
Storytime Steps inside Bookmarks
Library
Bookmarks

Title
Date
Friday, September 19, 2014
Time
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program is a FREE educational program that teaches you how to make healthy food choices, cook healthy food for your family, get the most for your food dollars, food safety and how to stay physically active!

Please sign up at the circulation desk or call to get your name put on the list.
Location
Florence Jeannette Coe Meeting Room A & B
Library
Grauwyler Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, September 19, 2014
Time
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Atmos Energy presents an exciting storytime that engages 2- to 4-year-olds in phonics and pre-reading basics with stories, rhymes and music.
Location
Storytime Steps inside Bookmarks
Library
Bookmarks

Title
Date
Friday, September 19, 2014
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
BEING HUMAN
This program will explore human physiology through several stations
and educator demonstrations. You’ll have the opportunity to extract DNA from a strawberry, find out which side of your body you favor and
calculate how hard your heart works.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Prairie Creek Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, September 20, 2014
Time
9:15 AM - 9:30 AM
Description
Join us for our special shoelace-tying storytime as part of Nordstrom’s monthly shoelace-tying workshop!!

This class is designed for little ones learning this important skill, complete with a free lacing card with which to practice and a special certificate!!!!

The monthly classes take place at 9:00 a.m. on the third Saturday of the month, in Nordstrom Northpark Kids’ Shoe Department (3rd floor).

For questions or to register, please contact Nordstrom Northpark Kids’ Shoe Department @ 214.231.3900 Ext. 1469 or monica.harris@nordstrom.com.
Location
Off-Site
Library
Bookmarks

Title
Date
Saturday, September 20, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Description
Patent Attorney Bob Wise answers general questions on patents, patent searching, and the application process. Sign up for a free one-to-one 20-minute timeslot. Space is limited. To register, please call the Government Information Center at 214-670-1468.
Location
6th Floor - Study Room
Library
Central Library

Title
Date
Saturday, September 20, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Play with me!

Bring your children (ages 0-3) and have a good time using educational toys, music, and movement. Group leaders will facilitate playful learning activities with your child.

For more information, call 972-400-0286

With support from: Children’s Medical Center, George and Fay Young Foundation, Harold B Simmons Foundation, the Dallas Foundation
UT Dallas Center for Children and Families.

¡Juega conmigo!

Traiga a sus ninos (de 0 a 3 anos de edad) y pásela bien usando juguetes educativos, música y movimiento. Líderes de grupo facilitaran activadades de aprendizaje divertidas.

Para más información, llame al 972-400-0286

Patrocinado por: Children’s Medical Center, George and Fay Young Foundation, Harold B Simmons Foundation, the Dallas Foundation
UT Dallas Center for Children and Families.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Prairie Creek Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, September 20, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Love crafts? Come join us every Saturday for a drop-in children's craft activity! Fun for the whole family!
Location
Children's Area
Library
Grauwyler Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, September 20, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
We are pleased to invite your child to enroll in FREE math tutoring for grades K thru 12. Dr. Gil Lee, professor at UT Dallas, will lead the program with help from community and UTD volunteers. Limited seating. Only 30 participants on a first come, first serve basis.
Location
Classroom
Library
Skyline Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, September 20, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Description
Interested in becoming a leader? Join the South Dallas Business & Professional Women’s Youth Club. Participate in leadership skills, community service skills, and gain necessary life skills. Club meets every third Saturday. For more information, please contact 3rd Vice President, Sharon Martin at 214-908-5728 or at sgmhansrusty@prodigy.net.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Polk-Wisdom Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, September 20, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Spanish Storytime with Senora Lilia!
Ms. Lilia is a native of Argentina and has worked as a librarian with the Dallas Public Library for over 10 years. She is very creative and enjoys reading to children!
Location
NorthCourt
Library
Bookmarks

Title
Date
Saturday, September 20, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
The Princess and the Warrior (La Princesa y El Guerrero)

A beautiful princess and a warrior fall in love. Will they live happily ever after? Listen as master storyteller Blanca Reyna leads you through the Aztec creation legend that explains how two volcanoes - Popocatepetl and Iztacchuatl - came to be. Create your very own codex book to retell this story using only pictures.
Presented by Big Thought.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Park Forest Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, September 20, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
The Dramatic Difference focuses on drama and music storytimes that develop collaboration skills, creative problem solving skills, and drama skills. Storytimes explore contexts that enrich and develop student's self-confidence and character. Children will explore stories, songs, instruments, and games!
Location
NorthCourt
Library
Bookmarks

Title
Date
Saturday, September 20, 2014
Time
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Join us for stories with Miss Yannique!
Location
Children's Area
Library
Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, September 20, 2014
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
The Best Mariachi in the World

Gustavo is the only one in his talented family who doesn't play an instrument. Discover how he finds his place in the band with storyteller and master musician Rochelle Rabouin. Have a wonderful time singing folk songs from Mexico, South America and Caribbean Island countries and learning some interesting facts about languages and musical influences.
Presented by Big Thought.
Location
Classrooms A & B
Library
Polk-Wisdom Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, September 20, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Miss seeing lightning bugs, birds, bees, lizards, and toads? Join the Preston Royal Branch Library and the North Texas Master Naturalists in learning the value of native plants in the home landscape. Learn which plants are the most useful for bringing fun-to-watch wildlife to YOUR yard.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Preston Royal Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, September 20, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Join us for activities and a discussion of the Texas Bluebonnet Award 2014 - 2015 nominee: The Day the Crayons Quit by Drew Daywalt.

The Texas Bluebonnet Award is a reading list for 3rd - 6th graders. After reading five books by January, the kids are eligible to vote for their favorite at school.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Park Forest Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, September 20, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
The Flying Men (Los Voladores)

Long ago in the village of Totonacapan, the rain no longer came, and the earth became dry and parched. Soon, there was not enough food to eat or water to drink. Instead of giving up, the people came together to hold a special ceremony to bring back the rain. Let master storyteller Blanca Reyna tell you about the Voladores and discover more about this ritual that is still practiced in Veracruz today. Create your own wings to take home!
Presented by Big Thought.
Location
2nd Floor - Children's Center Kahn Pavilion
Library
Central Library

Title
Date
Saturday, September 20, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Join us for a free Saturday movie matinee. You may bring a covered drink and snack to enjoy during movie time. All children under the age of 13 MUST be accompanied by an adult.
Location
Black Box Theater
Library
Hampton-Illinois Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, September 20, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Description
POP! FIZZ! FUNNY! Presented by Debbie Day of Xtreme Kidz Ntertainment!
Pop Fizz Funny is a cornball comedy show in which gastronomical food and goo experiments are used by whacky characters and silly puppets which cause a lot of laughing, dancing, and too much fun!
Location
NorthCourt
Library
Bookmarks

Title
Date
Saturday, September 20, 2014
Time
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Description
Join our bilingual knitting group for an afternoon of great fun as participants discuss patterns and share ideas! Knit, crochet, needlepoint, or any sort of threadwork is welcomed.

Únete a nuestro grupo bilingüe para los patrones de punto, la discusión y mucha diversión! De punto de ganchillo, encaje de aguja, o cualquier tipo de aguja con hilos es bienvenido.
Location
In Library
Library
Grauwyler Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, September 20, 2014
Time
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Join the Park Forest Teen center in an afternoon of competition. We are on the chase for the greatest Brawler in Dallas. Come on down and test yourself against the best to enter the Smash Brothers Tournament of Champions! There will be treats and drinks as well as prizes for the winners.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Park Forest Branch Library

Title
Date
Sunday, September 21, 2014
Time
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Atmos Energy presents fun for all ages featuring a different seasonal craft every week.
Location
Storytime Steps inside Bookmarks
Library
Bookmarks

Title
Date
Monday, September 22, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Description
Atmos Energy presents delightful fun for moms/caregivers and infants up to 24 months with interactive music, nursery rhymes and stories!
Location
NorthCourt
Library
Bookmarks

Title
Date
Monday, September 22, 2014
Time
12:30 PM - 12:50 PM
Description
Atmos Energy presents delightful fun for moms/caregivers and infants up to 24 months with interactive music, nursery rhymes and stories!
Location
Storytime Steps inside Bookmarks
Library
Bookmarks

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Description
Join us for stories, songs and dance each Tuesday morning. Recommended for six (6) years of age and younger
Location
Classroom B
Library
Hampton-Illinois Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Interactive story time featuring books, movement, rhymes and music. Suggested ages: under 6 years old.
Location
Children's Area
Library
Pleasant Grove Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Join us for this storytime filled with rhymes, books, and interactive fun designed especially for infants and toddlers. Suggested ages: birth to 2 years of age.
Location
Black Box Theater
Library
Lochwood Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Interactive storytime featuring books, movement, rhymes and music. Suggested ages: 3 - 5 years old
Location
Auditorium
Library
Preston Royal Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Learn how to help your child be ready to read in this 4-session, interactive workshop. Parents of infants, toddlers, preschoolers and even early readers will come away with practical tools and resources to help their children succeed in reading.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Mountain Creek Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Time
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM
Description
Great fun for all - moms/caregivers and their infants up to 24 months with interactive music, nursery rhymes and stories!
Location
Auditorium
Library
Renner Frankford Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Time
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
If you have ever wanted to learn to juggle or would like to start again, come join us at the Prairie Creek Branch Library. Juggling class is offered every Tuesday from 6:00-7:00pm.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Prairie Creek Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
The storytime involves stories, finger plays, puppets,dancing, singing and crafts.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Skyline Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
Brothers Gromm Puppets presented by Brothers Gromm. Come enjoy The Brothers Gromm, an engaging puppet show for families & the young at heart! Their work's been seen on Pappyland (PBS/TLC), the WSTM Showboat & Bear Town! Hootybee and friends look forward to entertaining parents and children at their upcoming Bookmarks show! Hootybee may need your assistance during the program, so be prepared to participate!
Location
NorthCourt
Library
Bookmarks

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Boogie Woogie Books – interactive storytime featuring books, movement, rhymes and music. Suggested ages: under 6 years old
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Prairie Creek Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Interactive storytime with Miss Jenna featuring books, movement, rhymes and music. Suggested ages: under 6 years old. Parents and caregivers are welcome.

Location
Auditorium
Library
White Rock Hills Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Interactive storytime featuring books, movement, rhymes and music. Suggested ages: 6 years old and younger
Location
Auditorium
Library
Lakewood Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
For preschoolers who love to jump around, hear stories and sing songs. Suggested ages: 3 - 5 years old
Location
Auditorium
Library
Park Forest Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Interactive storytime featuring books, movement, rhymes, and music. Suggested ages: under 6 years old.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Timberglen Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Description
Join us for fun interactive stories, arts & crafts and fun activities for preschool children! Suggested ages 2- 6 years.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Forest Green Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Time
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Atmos Energy presents an interactive storytime featuring movement, rhymes, music and books for age 7 and under.
Location
Storytime Steps inside Bookmarks
Library
Bookmarks

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
The Patchwork Quilt

Enjoy the heartwarming tale of how a patchwork quilt made from all kinds of fabric scraps became a beloved family project, as told by master storyteller Melody Bell. Discover how Tanya's grandmother would cut and sew together any meaningful materials to craft a "masterpeice" quilt, an expression of great beauty and love. Make your own unique, creative paper quilt to take home.
Presented by Big Thought.
Location
Children's Area
Library
North Oak Cliff Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, September 25, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Atmos Energy presents fun for 2- and 3-year-olds who love to jump around, hear a story, sing a song and do finger plays.
Location
NorthCourt
Library
Bookmarks

Title
Date
Thursday, September 25, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
The Best Mariachi in the World

Gustavo is the only one in his talented family who doesn't play an instrument. Discover how he finds his place in the band with storyteller and master musician Rochelle Rabouin. Have a wonderful time singing folk songs from Mexico, South America and Caribbean Island countries and learning some interesting facts about languages and musical influences.
Presented by Big Thought.
Location
Lisa Kilolo Todd Auditorium
Library
Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, September 25, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
Interactive storytime featuring books, movement, rhymes, music, and a craft! Ages 2-6 years old. Join us every week for great stories on a variety of themes.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Skillman Southwestern Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, September 25, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
Help your child develop essential pre-literacy skills as we read, sing, talk, write and play together in these math- and science-themed storytimes!
Location
Children's Area
Library
Arcadia Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, September 25, 2014
Time
12:30 PM - 12:50 PM
Description
Atmos Energy presents delightful fun for moms/caregivers and infants up to 24 months with interactive music, nursery rhymes and stories!
Location
Storytime Steps inside Bookmarks
Library
Bookmarks

Title
Date
Thursday, September 25, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Congressman Marc Veasey is holding office hours at Grauwyler Park Branch Library's auditorium.
Location
Florence Jeannette Coe Meeting Room A & B
Library
Grauwyler Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, September 25, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Interested in learning to play bridge? Seasoned player? Join us for an afternoon of fun. Ages 14 and up.
Location
In Library
Library
Bachman Lake Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, September 25, 2014
Time
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Atmos Energy presents fun for 2- and 3-year-olds who love to jump around, hear a story, sing a song and do finger plays.
Location
Storytime Steps inside Bookmarks
Library
Bookmarks

Title
Date
Thursday, September 25, 2014
Time
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Join us for a fun family film!
Location
Auditorium
Library
Kleberg-Rylie Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, September 25, 2014
Time
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Description
Kids of all ages may join us to relax with their friends after school and enjoy fun activities. Families welcome!
Location
Children's Area
Library
Pleasant Grove Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, September 25, 2014
Time
6:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Description
Come and have fun at our Bilingual story time and more on Thursdays at 6 p.m. Children of all ages welcome.

Ven y diviértete en nuestro tiempo de cuentos bilingüe y más cada jueves a las 6 p.m. Niños de todas edades son bienvenidos.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Prairie Creek Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, September 26, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
Venga y pase un buen rato con sus hijos (edades 0-36 meses) usando jugetes educativos. Una especialista bilingue les ofrecera ideas divertidal para promover el desarrollo de su ninos.
Location
Clasroom A & B
Library
Bachman Lake Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, September 26, 2014
Time
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Join us for songs, stories, crafts and more for children ages 6 and under and their caregivers.
Location
Children's Area
Library
North Oak Cliff Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, September 26, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Storytime for toddlers who love to jump around, hear stories, and sing songs. Suggested ages: 2 - 4 years old.
Location
Auditorium
Library
White Rock Hills Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, September 26, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Join us for stories, songs and dance every Friday morning! Recommended for six (6) years of age and younger.
Location
Black Box Theater
Library
Lochwood Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, September 26, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Storytime featuring books, movement, rhymes, and music. Suggested ages: 6 years and under.
Location
Children's Area
Library
Dallas West Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, September 26, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
Please join us in NorthCourt of NorthPark for a literary journey through yoga breathing, stretching, story and shavasana led by Stephanie Spett (Please bring a yoga mat.)
Location
NorthCourt
Library
Bookmarks

Title
Date
Friday, September 26, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
Interactive storytime featuring books, movement, rhymes and music, and sometimes a craft. Ages 2-6 years old. Join us every week for great stories on a variety of themes.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Audelia Road Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, September 26, 2014
Time
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
GTECH presents Mother Goose Storytime at the State Fair of Texas. Shows run daily at 12pm, 2pm, 4pm and 5pm. Join Mother Goose as she teaches the whole family some new and old rhymes, reads a story and sings some of your favorite children's songs! Free with State Fair admission.
Location
Outside
Library
Dallas Public Library

Title
Date
Friday, September 26, 2014
Time
12:30 PM - 12:50 PM
Description
Atmos Energy presents delightful fun for moms/caregivers and infants up to 24 months with interactive music, nursery rhymes and stories!
Location
Storytime Steps inside Bookmarks
Library
Bookmarks

Title
Date
Friday, September 26, 2014
Time
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Atmos Energy presents an exciting storytime that engages 2- to 4-year-olds in phonics and pre-reading basics with stories, rhymes and music.
Location
Storytime Steps inside Bookmarks
Library
Bookmarks

Title
Date
Saturday, September 27, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Play with me!

Bring your children (ages 0-3) and have a good time using educational toys, music, and movement. Group leaders will facilitate playful learning activities with your child.

For more information, call 972-400-0286

With support from: Children’s Medical Center, George and Fay Young Foundation, Harold B Simmons Foundation, the Dallas Foundation
UT Dallas Center for Children and Families.

¡Juega conmigo!

Traiga a sus ninos (de 0 a 3 anos de edad) y pásela bien usando juguetes educativos, música y movimiento. Líderes de grupo facilitaran activadades de aprendizaje divertidas.

Para más información, llame al 972-400-0286

Patrocinado por: Children’s Medical Center, George and Fay Young Foundation, Harold B Simmons Foundation, the Dallas Foundation
UT Dallas Center for Children and Families.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Prairie Creek Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, September 27, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Love crafts? Come join us every Saturday for a drop-in children's craft activity! Fun for the whole family!
Location
Children's Area
Library
Grauwyler Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, September 27, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
We are pleased to invite your child to enroll in FREE math tutoring for grades K thru 12. Dr. Gil Lee, professor at UT Dallas, will lead the program with help from community and UTD volunteers. Limited seating. Only 30 participants on a first come, first serve basis.
Location
Classroom
Library
Skyline Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, September 27, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
The Dramatic Difference focuses on drama and music storytimes that develop collaboration skills, creative problem solving skills, and drama skills. Storytimes explore contexts that enrich and develop student's self-confidence and character. Children will explore stories, songs, instruments, and games!
Location
NorthCourt
Library
Bookmarks

Title
Date
Saturday, September 27, 2014
Time
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Join us for stories with Miss Yannique!
Location
Children's Area
Library
Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, September 27, 2014
Time
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
GTECH presents Mother Goose Storytime at the State Fair of Texas. Shows run daily at 12pm, 2pm, 4pm and 5pm. Join Mother Goose as she teaches the whole family some new and old rhymes, reads a story and sings some of your favorite children's songs! Free with State Fair admission.
Location
Outside
Library
Dallas Public Library

Title
Date
Saturday, September 27, 2014
Time
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Love crafts? Come join us for a fun drop-in children’s craft activity. Fun for the whole family!
Location
Children's Area
Library
Polk-Wisdom Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, September 27, 2014
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Rebozo - It's a Wrap! (¡Rebozo - Ven y Envuélvete!)

The rebozo is not just an accessory for women in Mexico, it is a symbol that represents Mexican art, culture, tradition and history. Not only are rebozos made of different fabrics and come in many colors, they also have a multitude of uses. Come get wrapped up in the fun as master storyteller Blanca Reyna helps you explore the different ways to use a rebozo!
Presented by Big Thought.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Skyline Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, September 27, 2014
Time
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Description
Come help our furry friends with their reading. Children read to dogs to build confidence with reading. Ages 6-12
Location
Children's Area
Library
Hampton-Illinois Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, September 27, 2014
Time
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Description
Come and meet a beautiful blonde princess who is NOT a bimbo, a nerdy prince who keeps falling off his horse, PLUS Sir Reginald the 3rd who is a big bully and a dragon who CANNOT breathe fire. Add to this ... 5 minutes of beautiful opera music and you have a delicious recipe for a puppet show about luuve and acceptance and courage. Presented by S and D Puppetry
Location
In Library
Library
White Rock Hills Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, September 27, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
The Best Mariachi in the World

Gustavo is the only one in his talented family who doesn't play an instrument. Discover how he finds his place in the band with storyteller and master musician Rochelle Rabouin. Have a wonderful time singing folk songs from Mexico, South America and Caribbean Island countries and learning some interesting facts about languages and musical influences.
Presented by Big Thought.
Location
Children's Area
Library
Dallas West Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, September 27, 2014
Time
1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
Students in third through fifth grade get a taste of computer programming in this workshop taught by the University of Texas at Dallas Center for Computer Science Education & Outreach. Please bring your own laptop. Registration required - call 214.670.6446.
Location
Children's Area
Library
Arcadia Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, September 27, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
Description
Do What you Can with What You Got! A Recycled Puppet Show presented by Mark Burrows Puppets are made out of recycled materials. Watch materials such as socks, trash can lids, cones and a colander transform into puppets right before your very eyes. Puppetry vignettes and Classical shorts will entertain audiences small and tall.

Location
NorthCourt
Library
Bookmarks

Title
Date
Saturday, September 27, 2014
Time
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Come join us in the Auditorium for our Monthly Game Day. We will have games of all kinds, Chess, Checkers, Wii and board games. You won't want to miss out.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Oak Lawn Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, September 27, 2014
Time
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Description
Join our bilingual knitting group for an afternoon of great fun as participants discuss patterns and share ideas! Knit, crochet, needlepoint, or any sort of threadwork is welcomed.

Únete a nuestro grupo bilingüe para los patrones de punto, la discusión y mucha diversión! De punto de ganchillo, encaje de aguja, o cualquier tipo de aguja con hilos es bienvenido.
Location
In Library
Library
Grauwyler Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, September 27, 2014
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Enjoy the last days of Summer by bringing the whole family and joining us in learning how to do Squirt Bottle Painting.

This is a REALLY fun outdoor activity for kids of all ages!! It is inexpensive, not too messy, and perfect for those times when someone says "I'm bored!" It never gets old. Wear clothing you won’t mind getting dirty and come have fun with us.
Location
Black Box Theater
Library
Hampton-Illinois Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, September 27, 2014
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
What Can You Do With a Paleta?

Let master storyteller Alfreda Rollins acquaint you with the joys of much-loved Mexican "paletas" ̶ frozen fruit-flavored popsicles sold from roving, refrigerated carts with distinctive bells announcing their arrival. Share your thoughts about your neighborhood or experiences with "paletas" with the group and make your own creative paper "paleta" to take home.
Presented by Big Thought
Location
Auditorium
Library
Renner Frankford Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, September 27, 2014
Time
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Youth under 18 years of age will have fun learning to overcome nervousness when speaking before an audience, organize and present idea logically and convincely, listen carefully to others' ideas and participate in and even lead group discussion or meetings.
Location
Classroom
Library
Timberglen Branch Library

Title
Date
Sunday, September 28, 2014
Time
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Atmos Energy presents fun for all ages featuring a different seasonal craft every week.
Location
Storytime Steps inside Bookmarks
Library
Bookmarks

Title
Date
Sunday, September 28, 2014
Time
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
GTECH presents Mother Goose Storytime at the State Fair of Texas. Shows run daily at 12pm, 2pm, 4pm and 5pm. Join Mother Goose as she teaches the whole family some new and old rhymes, reads a story and sings some of your favorite children's songs! Free with State Fair admission.
Location
Outside
Library
Dallas Public Library

Title
Date
Monday, September 29, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Description
Atmos Energy presents delightful fun for moms/caregivers and infants up to 24 months with interactive music, nursery rhymes and stories!
Location
NorthCourt
Library
Bookmarks

Title
Date
Monday, September 29, 2014
Time
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
GTECH presents Mother Goose Storytime at the State Fair of Texas. Shows run daily at 12pm, 2pm, 4pm and 5pm. Join Mother Goose as she teaches the whole family some new and old rhymes, reads a story and sings some of your favorite children's songs! Free with State Fair admission.
Location
Outside
Library
Dallas Public Library

Title
Date
Monday, September 29, 2014
Time
12:30 PM - 12:50 PM
Description
Atmos Energy presents delightful fun for moms/caregivers and infants up to 24 months with interactive music, nursery rhymes and stories!
Location
Storytime Steps inside Bookmarks
Library
Bookmarks

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Description
Join us for stories, songs and dance each Tuesday morning. Recommended for six (6) years of age and younger
Location
Classroom B
Library
Hampton-Illinois Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Interactive story time featuring books, movement, rhymes and music. Suggested ages: under 6 years old.
Location
Children's Area
Library
Pleasant Grove Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Join us for this storytime filled with rhymes, books, and interactive fun designed especially for infants and toddlers. Suggested ages: birth to 2 years of age.
Location
Black Box Theater
Library
Lochwood Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Learn how to help your child be ready to read in this 4-session, interactive workshop. Parents of infants, toddlers, preschoolers and even early readers will come away with practical tools and resources to help their children succeed in reading.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Mountain Creek Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Time
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM
Description
Great fun for all - moms/caregivers and their infants up to 24 months with interactive music, nursery rhymes and stories!
Location
Auditorium
Library
Renner Frankford Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Time
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
GTECH presents Mother Goose Storytime at the State Fair of Texas. Shows run daily at 12pm, 2pm, 4pm and 5pm. Join Mother Goose as she teaches the whole family some new and old rhymes, reads a story and sings some of your favorite children's songs! Free with State Fair admission.
Location
Outside
Library
Dallas Public Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Time
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
If you have ever wanted to learn to juggle or would like to start again, come join us at the Prairie Creek Branch Library. Juggling class is offered every Tuesday from 6:00-7:00pm.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Prairie Creek Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, October 01, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
The storytime involves stories, finger plays, puppets,dancing, singing and crafts.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Skyline Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, October 01, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Boogie Woogie Books – interactive storytime featuring books, movement, rhymes and music. Suggested ages: under 6 years old
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Prairie Creek Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, October 01, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Interactive storytime with Miss Jenna featuring books, movement, rhymes and music. Suggested ages: under 6 years old. Parents and caregivers are welcome.

Location
Auditorium
Library
White Rock Hills Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, October 01, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Interactive storytime featuring books, movement, rhymes and music. Suggested ages: 6 years old and younger
Location
Auditorium
Library
Lakewood Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, October 01, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
For preschoolers who love to jump around, hear stories and sing songs. Suggested ages: 3 - 5 years old
Location
Auditorium
Library
Park Forest Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, October 01, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Interactive storytime featuring books, movement, rhymes, and music. Suggested ages: under 6 years old.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Timberglen Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, October 01, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
The Best Mariachi in the World

Gustavo is the only one in his talented family who doesn't play an instrument. Discover how he finds his place in the band with storyteller and master musician Rochelle Rabouin. Have a wonderful time singing folk songs from Mexico, South America and Caribbean Island countries and learning some interesting facts about languages and musical influences.
Presented by Big Thought
Location
Auditorium
Library
Forest Green Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, October 01, 2014
Time
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
GTECH presents Mother Goose Storytime at the State Fair of Texas. Shows run daily at 12pm, 2pm, 4pm and 5pm. Join Mother Goose as she teaches the whole family some new and old rhymes, reads a story and sings some of your favorite children's songs! Free with State Fair admission.
Location
Outside
Library
Dallas Public Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, October 01, 2014
Time
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Atmos Energy presents an interactive storytime featuring movement, rhymes, music and books for age 7 and under.
Location
Storytime Steps inside Bookmarks
Library
Bookmarks

Title
Date
Wednesday, October 01, 2014
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Every Wednesday from 4:00 - 5:00 pm at the North Oak Cliff Branch Library join us afterschool for a fun activity - crafts, science games, performances, and more!
Location
Children's Area
Library
North Oak Cliff Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, October 02, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Atmos Energy presents fun for 2- and 3-year-olds who love to jump around, hear a story, sing a song and do finger plays.
Location
NorthCourt
Library
Bookmarks

Title
Date
Thursday, October 02, 2014
Time
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
GTECH presents Mother Goose Storytime at the State Fair of Texas. Shows run daily at 12pm, 2pm, 4pm and 5pm. Join Mother Goose as she teaches the whole family some new and old rhymes, reads a story and sings some of your favorite children's songs! Free with State Fair admission.
Location
Outside
Library
Dallas Public Library

Title
Date
Thursday, October 02, 2014
Time
12:30 PM - 12:50 PM
Description
Atmos Energy presents delightful fun for moms/caregivers and infants up to 24 months with interactive music, nursery rhymes and stories!
Location
Storytime Steps inside Bookmarks
Library
Bookmarks

Title
Date
Thursday, October 02, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Join us for Classic Movie Thursdays every first and third Thursday of the month as we feature a different classic film in the Central Library Auditorium.
Location
1st floor - Auditorium
Library
Central Library

Title
Date
Thursday, October 02, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Interested in learning to play bridge? Seasoned player? Join us for an afternoon of fun. Ages 14 and up.
Location
In Library
Library
Bachman Lake Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, October 02, 2014
Time
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Atmos Energy presents fun for 2- and 3-year-olds who love to jump around, hear a story, sing a song and do finger plays.
Location
Storytime Steps inside Bookmarks
Library
Bookmarks

Title
Date
Thursday, October 02, 2014
Time
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Join us for a fun family film!
Location
Auditorium
Library
Kleberg-Rylie Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, October 02, 2014
Time
6:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Description
Come and have fun at our Bilingual story time and more on Thursdays at 6 p.m. Children of all ages welcome.

Ven y diviértete en nuestro tiempo de cuentos bilingüe y más cada jueves a las 6 p.m. Niños de todas edades son bienvenidos.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Prairie Creek Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, October 03, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
Venga y pase un buen rato con sus hijos (edades 0-36 meses) usando jugetes educativos. Una especialista bilingue les ofrecera ideas divertidal para promover el desarrollo de su ninos.
Location
Clasroom A & B
Library
Bachman Lake Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, October 03, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Storytime for toddlers who love to jump around, hear stories, and sing songs. Suggested ages: 2 - 4 years old.
Location
Auditorium
Library
White Rock Hills Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, October 03, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Join us for stories, songs and dance every Friday morning! Recommended for six (6) years of age and younger.
Location
Black Box Theater
Library
Lochwood Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, October 03, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
Please join us in NorthCourt of NorthPark for a literary journey through yoga breathing, stretching, story and shavasana led by Stephanie Spett (Please bring a yoga mat.)
Location
NorthCourt
Library
Bookmarks

Title
Date
Friday, October 03, 2014
Time
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
GTECH presents Mother Goose Storytime at the State Fair of Texas. Shows run daily at 12pm, 2pm, 4pm and 5pm. Join Mother Goose as she teaches the whole family some new and old rhymes, reads a story and sings some of your favorite children's songs! Free with State Fair admission.
Location
Outside
Library
Dallas Public Library

Title
Date
Friday, October 03, 2014
Time
12:30 PM - 12:50 PM
Description
Atmos Energy presents delightful fun for moms/caregivers and infants up to 24 months with interactive music, nursery rhymes and stories!
Location
Storytime Steps inside Bookmarks
Library
Bookmarks

Title
Date
Friday, October 03, 2014
Time
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Atmos Energy presents an exciting storytime that engages 2- to 4-year-olds in phonics and pre-reading basics with stories, rhymes and music.
Location
Storytime Steps inside Bookmarks
Library
Bookmarks

Title
Date
Saturday, October 04, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Play with me!

Bring your children (ages 0-3) and have a good time using educational toys, music, and movement. Group leaders will facilitate playful learning activities with your child.

For more information, call 972-400-0286

With support from: Children’s Medical Center, George and Fay Young Foundation, Harold B Simmons Foundation, the Dallas Foundation
UT Dallas Center for Children and Families.

¡Juega conmigo!

Traiga a sus ninos (de 0 a 3 anos de edad) y pásela bien usando juguetes educativos, música y movimiento. Líderes de grupo facilitaran activadades de aprendizaje divertidas.

Para más información, llame al 972-400-0286

Patrocinado por: Children’s Medical Center, George and Fay Young Foundation, Harold B Simmons Foundation, the Dallas Foundation
UT Dallas Center for Children and Families.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Prairie Creek Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, October 04, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
We are pleased to invite your child to enroll in FREE math tutoring for grades K thru 12. Dr. Gil Lee, professor at UT Dallas, will lead the program with help from community and UTD volunteers. Limited seating. Only 30 participants on a first come, first serve basis.
Location
Classroom
Library
Skyline Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, October 04, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Chinese Storytime with Linda Li! This storytime will be told in Mandarin Chinese and English in NorthCourt of NorthPark Center and will be led by Linda Li of the Park Cities Chinese School.
Location
NorthCourt
Library
Bookmarks

Title
Date
Saturday, October 04, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
The Princess and the Warrior (La Princesa y El Guerrero)

A beautiful princess and a warrior fall in love. Will they live happily ever after? Listen as master storyteller Blanca Reyna leads you through the Aztec creation legend that explains how two volcanoes - Popocatepetl and Iztacchuatl - came to be. Create your very own codex book to retell this story using only pictures.
Presented by Big Thought.
Location
Children's Area
Library
Grauwyler Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, October 04, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
The Dramatic Difference focuses on drama and music storytimes that develop collaboration skills, creative problem solving skills, and drama skills. Storytimes explore contexts that enrich and develop student's self-confidence and character. Children will explore stories, songs, instruments, and games!
Location
NorthCourt
Library
Bookmarks

Title
Date
Saturday, October 04, 2014
Time
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Join us for stories with Miss Yannique!
Location
Children's Area
Library
Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, October 04, 2014
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Join the Dallas Public Library for a children's storytime as part of the free Nasher First Saturday events at the Nasher Sculpture Center is 2001 Flora Street, Dallas TX 75201.
Location
Off Site
Library
Dallas Public Library

Title
Date
Saturday, October 04, 2014
Time
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
GTECH presents Mother Goose Storytime at the State Fair of Texas. Shows run daily at 12pm, 2pm, 4pm and 5pm. Join Mother Goose as she teaches the whole family some new and old rhymes, reads a story and sings some of your favorite children's songs! Free with State Fair admission.
Location
Outside
Library
Dallas Public Library

Title
Date
Saturday, October 04, 2014
Time
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Love crafts? Come join us for a fun drop-in children’s craft activity. Fun for the whole family!
Location
Children's Area
Library
Polk-Wisdom Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, October 04, 2014
Time
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Description
The Flying Men (Los Voladores)

Long ago in the village of Totonacapan, the rain no longer came, and the earth became dry and parched. Soon, there was not enough food to eat or water to drink. Instead of giving up, the people came together to hold a special ceremony to bring back the rain. Let master storyteller Blanca Reyna tell you about the Voladores and discover more about this ritual that is still practiced in Veracruz today. Create your own wings to take home!
Presented by Big Thought.
Location
Teen Center
Library
White Rock Hills Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, October 04, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
Description
Brothers Gromm Puppets presented by Brothers Gromm. Come enjoy The Brothers Gromm, an engaging puppet show for families & the young at heart! Their work's been seen on Pappyland (PBS/TLC), the WSTM Showboat & Bear Town! Hootybee and friends look forward to entertaining parents and children at their upcoming Bookmarks show! Hootybee may need your assistance during the program, so be prepared to participate!
Location
NorthCourt
Library
Bookmarks

Title
Date
Saturday, October 04, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Join us for this new science club just for girl ages 8 - 13. We will be getting tech-y with "Dough Creatures." With enough power, the electrical current can light LEDs and create a unique creature.

SciGirls, a PBS KIDS series and website targeting tween girls, showcases bright, curious real girls putting science, technology,
engineering and math to work.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Park Forest Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, October 04, 2014
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Stone Soup

Fall is a great time to eat all kinds of soup, but have you ever eaten Stone Soup? What do you think it tastes like? Join master origami artist Alicia Colina-Ashby in discovering how this interesting soup came to be and what an important part the community played in its creation. Share your ideas on special ingredients for soups and communities, while you make your own origami soup to take home!
Presented by Big Thought.
Location
Black Box Theater
Library
Lochwood Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, October 04, 2014
Time
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Description
Join our bilingual knitting group for an afternoon of great fun as participants discuss patterns and share ideas! Knit, crochet, needlepoint, or any sort of threadwork is welcomed.

Únete a nuestro grupo bilingüe para los patrones de punto, la discusión y mucha diversión! De punto de ganchillo, encaje de aguja, o cualquier tipo de aguja con hilos es bienvenido.
Location
In Library
Library
Grauwyler Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, October 04, 2014
Time
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Patrons are invited to exercise their imagination and creativity to make origami animals using recycled magazine papers. The beginning program teaches participants how to make origami animals including the crane, rabbit, frog, and more. This origami program welcomes patrons of all ages.

This library will provide recycled magazines but patrons are welcome to bring in and use their own magazines of all kinds.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Renner Frankford Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, October 04, 2014
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
The Best Mariachi in the World

Gustavo is the only one in his talented family who doesn't play an instrument. Discover how he finds his place in the band with storyteller and master musician Rochelle Rabouin. Have a wonderful time singing folk songs from Mexico, South America and Caribbean Island countries and learning some interesting facts about languages and musical influences.
Presented by Big Thought.
Location
Children's Area
Library
Pleasant Grove Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, October 04, 2014
Time
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Want to volunteer at the library? You must be 14 years old and able to attend our orientation classes. There will be lots of fun paperwork and a sorting test. Call us for more information.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Park Forest Branch Library

Title
Date
Sunday, October 05, 2014
Time
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Atmos Energy presents fun for all ages featuring a different seasonal craft every week.
Location
Storytime Steps inside Bookmarks
Library
Bookmarks

Title
Date
Sunday, October 05, 2014
Time
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
GTECH presents Mother Goose Storytime at the State Fair of Texas. Shows run daily at 12pm, 2pm, 4pm and 5pm. Join Mother Goose as she teaches the whole family some new and old rhymes, reads a story and sings some of your favorite children's songs! Free with State Fair admission.
Location
Outside
Library
Dallas Public Library

Title
Date
Monday, October 06, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Description
Atmos Energy presents delightful fun for moms/caregivers and infants up to 24 months with interactive music, nursery rhymes and stories!
Location
NorthCourt
Library
Bookmarks

Title
Date
Monday, October 06, 2014
Time
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
GTECH presents Mother Goose Storytime at the State Fair of Texas. Shows run daily at 12pm, 2pm, 4pm and 5pm. Join Mother Goose as she teaches the whole family some new and old rhymes, reads a story and sings some of your favorite children's songs! Free with State Fair admission.
Location
Outside
Library
Dallas Public Library

Title
Date
Monday, October 06, 2014
Time
12:30 PM - 12:50 PM
Description
Atmos Energy presents delightful fun for moms/caregivers and infants up to 24 months with interactive music, nursery rhymes and stories!
Location
Storytime Steps inside Bookmarks
Library
Bookmarks

Title
Date
Tuesday, October 07, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Interactive story time featuring books, movement, rhymes and music. Suggested ages: under 6 years old.
Location
Children's Area
Library
Pleasant Grove Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, October 07, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Join us for this storytime filled with rhymes, books, and interactive fun designed especially for infants and toddlers. Suggested ages: birth to 2 years of age.
Location
Classrooms 1 & 2
Library
Lochwood Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, October 07, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
The Best Mariachi in the World

Gustavo is the only one in his talented family who doesn't play an instrument. Discover how he finds his place in the band with storyteller and master musician Rochelle Rabouin. Have a wonderful time singing folk songs from Mexico, South America and Caribbean Island countries and learning some interesting facts about languages and musical influences.
Presented by Big Thought
Location
Auditorium
Library
Mountain Creek Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, October 07, 2014
Time
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM
Description
Great fun for all - moms/caregivers and their infants up to 24 months with interactive music, nursery rhymes and stories!
Location
Auditorium
Library
Renner Frankford Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, October 07, 2014
Time
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
GTECH presents Mother Goose Storytime at the State Fair of Texas. Shows run daily at 12pm, 2pm, 4pm and 5pm. Join Mother Goose as she teaches the whole family some new and old rhymes, reads a story and sings some of your favorite children's songs! Free with State Fair admission.
Location
Outside
Library
Dallas Public Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, October 07, 2014
Time
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Description
Children's librarians provide fun and interactive children's storytimes during the Dallas Museum of Art's free First Tuesday event located at 1717 N. Harwood St., Dallas, TX 75201.
Location
Off Site
Library
Dallas Public Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, October 07, 2014
Time
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
If you have ever wanted to learn to juggle or would like to start again, come join us at the Prairie Creek Branch Library. Juggling class is offered every Tuesday from 6:00-7:00pm.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Prairie Creek Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, October 08, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
The storytime involves stories, finger plays, puppets,dancing, singing and crafts.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Skyline Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, October 08, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
Mister Mark, Get Set, Go presented by Mister Mark. Award winning songwriter for children and families. Mr. Mark engages children in dance, singing, and interactive educational play with words, feelings and imagination.
Location
NorthCourt
Library
Bookmarks

Title
Date
Wednesday, October 08, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Boogie Woogie Books – interactive storytime featuring books, movement, rhymes and music. Suggested ages: under 6 years old
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Prairie Creek Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, October 08, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Interactive storytime with Miss Jenna featuring books, movement, rhymes and music. Suggested ages: under 6 years old. Parents and caregivers are welcome.

Location
Auditorium
Library
White Rock Hills Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, October 08, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Interactive storytime featuring books, movement, rhymes and music. Suggested ages: 6 years old and younger
Location
Auditorium
Library
Lakewood Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, October 08, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
For preschoolers who love to jump around, hear stories and sing songs. Suggested ages: 3 - 5 years old
Location
Auditorium
Library
Park Forest Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, October 08, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Interactive storytime featuring books, movement, rhymes, and music. Suggested ages: under 6 years old.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Timberglen Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, October 08, 2014
Time
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
GTECH presents Mother Goose Storytime at the State Fair of Texas. Shows run daily at 12pm, 2pm, 4pm and 5pm. Join Mother Goose as she teaches the whole family some new and old rhymes, reads a story and sings some of your favorite children's songs! Free with State Fair admission.
Location
Outside
Library
Dallas Public Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, October 08, 2014
Time
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Atmos Energy presents an interactive storytime featuring movement, rhymes, music and books for age 7 and under.
Location
Storytime Steps inside Bookmarks
Library
Bookmarks

Title
Date
Wednesday, October 08, 2014
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
Ready for Pumpkins

Herky, short for Hercules, is a classroom guinea pig, who has the bright idea of planting pumpkin seeds after seeing students grow plants during the school year. Join in the fun as storytellers from The Writer’s Garret lead you through Herky's adventures as he waits and waits and waits for his pumpkin to grow. Share your experiences with patience and discover how much we all have in common!
Presented by Big Thought.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Audelia Road Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, October 08, 2014
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Every Wednesday from 4:00 - 5:00 pm at the North Oak Cliff Branch Library join us afterschool for a fun activity - crafts, science games, performances, and more!
Location
Children's Area
Library
North Oak Cliff Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, October 08, 2014
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Learn about how your ears work and get to make noise in the library! Make your own instruments! October is National Audiology Awareness Month!
Location
In Library
Library
North Oak Cliff Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, October 08, 2014
Time
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
The orientation covers volunteer opportunities and services for community outreach volunteers. All community service volunteers must call Volunteer Center Community Service Restitution, Director Jean Wells at 214-821-8711, to register for orientation.
Location
Study Room B
Library
Pleasant Grove Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, October 09, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Atmos Energy presents fun for 2- and 3-year-olds who love to jump around, hear a story, sing a song and do finger plays.
Location
NorthCourt
Library
Bookmarks

Title
Date
Thursday, October 09, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
The Best Mariachi in the World

Gustavo is the only one in his talented family who doesn't play an instrument. Discover how he finds his place in the band with storyteller and master musician Rochelle Rabouin. Have a wonderful time singing folk songs from Mexico, South America and Caribbean Island countries and learning some interesting facts about languages and musical influences.
Presented by Big Thought.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Skillman Southwestern Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, October 09, 2014
Time
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
GTECH presents Mother Goose Storytime at the State Fair of Texas. Shows run daily at 12pm, 2pm, 4pm and 5pm. Join Mother Goose as she teaches the whole family some new and old rhymes, reads a story and sings some of your favorite children's songs! Free with State Fair admission.
Location
Outside
Library
Dallas Public Library

Title
Date
Thursday, October 09, 2014
Time
12:30 PM - 12:50 PM
Description
Atmos Energy presents delightful fun for moms/caregivers and infants up to 24 months with interactive music, nursery rhymes and stories!
Location
Storytime Steps inside Bookmarks
Library
Bookmarks

Title
Date
Thursday, October 09, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Interested in learning to play bridge? Seasoned player? Join us for an afternoon of fun. Ages 14 and up.
Location
In Library
Library
Bachman Lake Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, October 09, 2014
Time
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Atmos Energy presents fun for 2- and 3-year-olds who love to jump around, hear a story, sing a song and do finger plays.
Location
Storytime Steps inside Bookmarks
Library
Bookmarks

Title
Date
Thursday, October 09, 2014
Time
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Join us for a fun family film!
Location
Auditorium
Library
Kleberg-Rylie Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, October 09, 2014
Time
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Description
Kids of all ages may join us after school to relax with their friends and enjoy fun activities.
Location
Children's Area
Library
Pleasant Grove Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, October 09, 2014
Time
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Description
New Volunteers must take one-hour mandated orientation to volunteer at the library. Volunteer orientation is offered the second Thursday of the month at 5 pm in the Mountain Creek Branch Library auditorium.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Mountain Creek Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, October 09, 2014
Time
6:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Description
Come and have fun at our Bilingual story time and more on Thursdays at 6 p.m. Children of all ages welcome.

Ven y diviértete en nuestro tiempo de cuentos bilingüe y más cada jueves a las 6 p.m. Niños de todas edades son bienvenidos.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Prairie Creek Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, October 10, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
Venga y pase un buen rato con sus hijos (edades 0-36 meses) usando jugetes educativos. Una especialista bilingue les ofrecera ideas divertidal para promover el desarrollo de su ninos.
Location
Clasroom A & B
Library
Bachman Lake Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, October 10, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Storytime for toddlers who love to jump around, hear stories, and sing songs. Suggested ages: 2 - 4 years old.
Location
Auditorium
Library
White Rock Hills Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, October 10, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
A fun time involve a mix of singing, instrument play, dancing and movement, storytime, and other activities. Activities are designed to develop and strengthen your child's physical and neural functions, social-emotional skills, early literacy and early math, and much more.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Lakewood Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, October 10, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
Interactive storytime featuring books, movement, rhymes and music. Suggested ages: under 6 years old. Join us every week for great stories on a variety of themes. Have Fun!
Location
Auditorium
Library
Audelia Road Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, October 10, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
Please join us in NorthCourt of NorthPark for a literary journey through yoga breathing, stretching, story and shavasana led by Stephanie Spett (Please bring a yoga mat.)
Location
NorthCourt
Library
Bookmarks

Title
Date
Friday, October 10, 2014
Time
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
GTECH presents Mother Goose Storytime at the State Fair of Texas. Shows run daily at 12pm, 2pm, 4pm and 5pm. Join Mother Goose as she teaches the whole family some new and old rhymes, reads a story and sings some of your favorite children's songs! Free with State Fair admission.
Location
Outside
Library
Dallas Public Library

Title
Date
Friday, October 10, 2014
Time
12:30 PM - 12:50 PM
Description
Atmos Energy presents delightful fun for moms/caregivers and infants up to 24 months with interactive music, nursery rhymes and stories!
Location
Storytime Steps inside Bookmarks
Library
Bookmarks

Title
Date
Friday, October 10, 2014
Time
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Atmos Energy presents an exciting storytime that engages 2- to 4-year-olds in phonics and pre-reading basics with stories, rhymes and music.
Location
Storytime Steps inside Bookmarks
Library
Bookmarks

Title
Date
Friday, October 10, 2014
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Why Autumn Leaves Fall Down

Ever wonder why leaves begin to fall from trees in Autumn? Why do their colors change from green to rich, beautiful shades of gold, red, orange and brown? Join visual artist Nadine Burke to discover why leaves turn colors, why Autumn is so special and how important trees are in our lives and in our world. Make your own special tree to take home.
Presented by Big Thought.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Prairie Creek Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, October 11, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Play with me!

Bring your children (ages 0-3) and have a good time using educational toys, music, and movement. Group leaders will facilitate playful learning activities with your child.

For more information, call 972-400-0286

With support from: Children’s Medical Center, George and Fay Young Foundation, Harold B Simmons Foundation, the Dallas Foundation
UT Dallas Center for Children and Families.

¡Juega conmigo!

Traiga a sus ninos (de 0 a 3 anos de edad) y pásela bien usando juguetes educativos, música y movimiento. Líderes de grupo facilitaran activadades de aprendizaje divertidas.

Para más información, llame al 972-400-0286

Patrocinado por: Children’s Medical Center, George and Fay Young Foundation, Harold B Simmons Foundation, the Dallas Foundation
UT Dallas Center for Children and Families.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Prairie Creek Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, October 11, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
We are pleased to invite your child to enroll in FREE math tutoring for grades K thru 12. Dr. Gil Lee, professor at UT Dallas, will lead the program with help from community and UTD volunteers. Limited seating. Only 30 participants on a first come, first serve basis.
Location
Classroom
Library
Skyline Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, October 11, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Love crafts? Come join us and Home Depot Saturday from 10am-12pm for a drop-in children’s craft activity! Fun for the whole family!
Location
Children's Area
Library
Grauwyler Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, October 11, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Please join us in NorthCourt of NorthPark for a literary journey through yoga breathing, stretching, story and shavasana led by Stephanie Spett (Please bring a yoga mat.)
Location
NorthCourt
Library
Bookmarks

Title
Date
Saturday, October 11, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
The Dramatic Difference focuses on drama and music storytimes that develop collaboration skills, creative problem solving skills, and drama skills. Storytimes explore contexts that enrich and develop student's self-confidence and character. Children will explore stories, songs, instruments, and games!
Location
NorthCourt
Library
Bookmarks

Title
Date
Saturday, October 11, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Description
Is the Force with you? Join us as we explore crafts, treats, games, and, of course, reading! Help destroy the dreaded Death Star, and reap the rewards! Come in costume as your favorite Star Wars or Clone Wars character and participate in our all-day costume contest. A fun day with events for all ages.
Location
In Library
Library
Park Forest Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, October 11, 2014
Time
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Join us for stories with Miss Yannique!
Location
Children's Area
Library
Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, October 11, 2014
Time
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
GTECH presents Mother Goose Storytime at the State Fair of Texas. Shows run daily at 12pm, 2pm, 4pm and 5pm. Join Mother Goose as she teaches the whole family some new and old rhymes, reads a story and sings some of your favorite children's songs! Free with State Fair admission.
Location
Outside
Library
Dallas Public Library

Title
Date
Saturday, October 11, 2014
Time
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Love crafts? Come join us for a fun drop-in children’s craft activity. Fun for the whole family!
Location
Children's Area
Library
Polk-Wisdom Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, October 11, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
The Flying Men (Los Voladores)

Long ago in the village of Totonacapan, the rain no longer came, and the earth became dry and parched. Soon, there was not enough food to eat or water to drink. Instead of giving up, the people came together to hold a special ceremony to bring back the rain. Let master storyteller Blanca Reyna tell you about the Voladores and discover more about this ritual that is still practiced in Veracruz today. Create your own wings to take home!
Presented by Big Thought.
Location
Bishop Larry Mcgriff Meeting Room (Auditorium)
Library
Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, October 11, 2014
Time
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
Come and stop by the Prairie Creek Branch Library between 1:30pm and 3:30pm for some fun Star Wars themed arts & crafts.

Star Wars Reads Day is an international event that celebrates reading and Star Wars.
Location
In Library
Library
Prairie Creek Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, October 11, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Do you think you're a great Lego Master? Prove it! Join us for our 2nd Annual Lego Challenge. Free Food! Prizes! and More!
Limited to 32 kids, age 6 - 12. Registration required.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Park Forest Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, October 11, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Join us for a fun afternoon celebrating Star Wars reads day, including crafts, refreshments, giveaways, a Star Wars Lego Building Challenge, and a pinata! Come in costume!
Location
In Library
Library
North Oak Cliff Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, October 11, 2014
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
The Flying Men (Los Voladores)

Long ago in the village of Totonacapan, the rain no longer came, and the earth became dry and parched. Soon, there was not enough food to eat or water to drink. Instead of giving up, the people came together to hold a special ceremony to bring back the rain. Let master storyteller Blanca Reyna tell you about the Voladores and discover more about this ritual that is still practiced in Veracruz today. Create your own wings to take home!
Presented by Big Thought
Location
Auditorium
Library
Timberglen Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, October 11, 2014
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Join us for this hands-on STEM program. Limited to first 20 participants in grades 1-5. Come to the Information Desk starting at 2:30pm to pick up your free ticket into the program.
Location
Classrooms 1 & 2
Library
Lochwood Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, October 11, 2014
Time
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Description
Join our bilingual knitting group for an afternoon of great fun as participants discuss patterns and share ideas! Knit, crochet, needlepoint, or any sort of threadwork is welcomed.

Únete a nuestro grupo bilingüe para los patrones de punto, la discusión y mucha diversión! De punto de ganchillo, encaje de aguja, o cualquier tipo de aguja con hilos es bienvenido.
Location
In Library
Library
Grauwyler Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, October 11, 2014
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Join us in celebrating Star War Reads Day. The celebration includes haiku readings, crafts, a piñata, giveaways and refreshments. Costumes are encouraged but not required.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Mountain Creek Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, October 11, 2014
Time
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Youth under 18 years of age will have fun learning to overcome nervousness when speaking before an audience, organize and present idea logically and convincely, listen carefully to others' ideas and participate in and even lead group discussion or meetings.
Location
Classroom
Library
Timberglen Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, October 11, 2014
Time
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Do you like dogs? Do you like to read? How about reading to dogs? Yes? Then come join us for this fun and furry experience with some of our four-legged friends. They are just begging for a good story!
Location
Auditorium
Library
White Rock Hills Branch Library

Title
Date
Sunday, October 12, 2014
Time
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Atmos Energy presents fun for all ages featuring a different seasonal craft every week.
Location
Storytime Steps inside Bookmarks
Library
Bookmarks

Title
Date
Sunday, October 12, 2014
Time
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
GTECH presents Mother Goose Storytime at the State Fair of Texas. Shows run daily at 12pm, 2pm, 4pm and 5pm. Join Mother Goose as she teaches the whole family some new and old rhymes, reads a story and sings some of your favorite children's songs! Free with State Fair admission.
Location
Outside
Library
Dallas Public Library

Title
Date
Monday, October 13, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Description
Atmos Energy presents delightful fun for moms/caregivers and infants up to 24 months with interactive music, nursery rhymes and stories!
Location
NorthCourt
Library
Bookmarks

Title
Date
Monday, October 13, 2014
Time
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
GTECH presents Mother Goose Storytime at the State Fair of Texas. Shows run daily at 12pm, 2pm, 4pm and 5pm. Join Mother Goose as she teaches the whole family some new and old rhymes, reads a story and sings some of your favorite children's songs! Free with State Fair admission.
Location
Outside
Library
Dallas Public Library

Title
Date
Monday, October 13, 2014
Time
12:30 PM - 12:50 PM
Description
Atmos Energy presents delightful fun for moms/caregivers and infants up to 24 months with interactive music, nursery rhymes and stories!
Location
Storytime Steps inside Bookmarks
Library
Bookmarks

Title
Date
Monday, October 13, 2014
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Rebozo - It's a Wrap! (¡Rebozo - Ven y Envuélvete!)

The rebozo is not just an accessory for women in Mexico, it is a symbol that represents Mexican art, culture, tradition and history. Not only are rebozos made of different fabrics and come in many colors, they also have a multitude of uses. Come get wrapped up in the fun as master storyteller Blanca Reyna helps you explore the different ways to use a rebozo!
Presented by Big Thought.
Location
Black Box Theater
Library
Hampton-Illinois Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Interactive story time featuring books, movement, rhymes and music. Suggested ages: under 6 years old.
Location
Children's Area
Library
Pleasant Grove Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Join us for this storytime filled with rhymes, books, and interactive fun designed especially for infants and toddlers. Suggested ages: birth to 2 years of age.
Location
Classrooms 1 & 2
Library
Lochwood Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Join us for interactive stories, music, rhymes and fingerplays and movement each Tuesday at 11 a.m.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Mountain Creek Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Time
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM
Description
Great fun for all - moms/caregivers and their infants up to 24 months with interactive music, nursery rhymes and stories!
Location
Auditorium
Library
Renner Frankford Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Time
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
GTECH presents Mother Goose Storytime at the State Fair of Texas. Shows run daily at 12pm, 2pm, 4pm and 5pm. Join Mother Goose as she teaches the whole family some new and old rhymes, reads a story and sings some of your favorite children's songs! Free with State Fair admission.
Location
Outside
Library
Dallas Public Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
Let's Sing and Play - Traditional Songs and Games from Latin America (Cantemos y Juegemos - Cantos y Juegos Tradicionales de Latino America)

Dust off that trunk full of childhood memories with master storyteller Blanca Reyna to bring back the songs and games that our parents and grandparents grew up singing and playing. Remember "Arroz Con Leche" and "Naranja Dulce"? Come share your favorite songs and games with the group and sing, dance and play in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month.
Presented by Big Thought
Location
Children's Area
Library
Arcadia Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
THE SCIENCE OF MAGIC
Ever wonder what the secrets are behind a magician’s tricks? Join
us during this program as we investigate the role that science
plays in magic by conducting a few tricks of our own.
Location
Black Box Theater
Library
Bachman Lake Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Time
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
If you have ever wanted to learn to juggle or would like to start again, come join us at the Prairie Creek Branch Library. Juggling class is offered every Tuesday from 6:00-7:00pm.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Prairie Creek Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
The storytime involves stories, finger plays, puppets,dancing, singing and crafts.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Skyline Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Boogie Woogie Books – interactive storytime featuring books, movement, rhymes and music. Suggested ages: under 6 years old
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Prairie Creek Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Interactive storytime with Miss Jenna featuring books, movement, rhymes and music. Suggested ages: under 6 years old. Parents and caregivers are welcome.

Location
Auditorium
Library
White Rock Hills Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Interactive storytime featuring books, movement, rhymes and music. Suggested ages: 6 years old and younger
Location
Auditorium
Library
Lakewood Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
For preschoolers who love to jump around, hear stories and sing songs. Suggested ages: 3 - 5 years old
Location
Auditorium
Library
Park Forest Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Interactive storytime featuring books, movement, rhymes, and music. Suggested ages: under 6 years old.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Timberglen Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Time
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
GTECH presents Mother Goose Storytime at the State Fair of Texas. Shows run daily at 12pm, 2pm, 4pm and 5pm. Join Mother Goose as she teaches the whole family some new and old rhymes, reads a story and sings some of your favorite children's songs! Free with State Fair admission.
Location
Outside
Library
Dallas Public Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Time
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Atmos Energy presents an interactive storytime featuring movement, rhymes, music and books for age 7 and under.
Location
Storytime Steps inside Bookmarks
Library
Bookmarks

Title
Date
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
THE SCIENCE OF MAGIC
Ever wonder what the secrets are behind a magician’s tricks? Join
us during this program as we investigate the role that science
plays in magic by conducting a few tricks of our own.
Location
Black Box Theater
Library
Hampton-Illinois Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Why Autumn Leaves Fall Down

Ever wonder why leaves begin to fall from trees in Autumn? Why do their colors change from green to rich, beautiful shades of gold, red, orange and brown? Join visual artist Nadine Burke to discover why leaves turn colors, why Autumn is so special and how important trees are in our lives and in our world. Make your own special tree to take home.
Presented by Big Thought.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Lakewood Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Every Wednesday from 4:00 - 5:00 pm at the North Oak Cliff Branch Library join us afterschool for a fun activity - crafts, science games, performances, and more!
Location
Children's Area
Library
North Oak Cliff Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
How much do you like chocolate? Can you name that candy bar? If so, game on! Also, share your ideas for more exciting Teen programs you would like to attend at the Lochwood Branch Library. Space limited to 50 Teens.
Location
Black Box Theater
Library
Lochwood Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, October 16, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Atmos Energy presents fun for 2- and 3-year-olds who love to jump around, hear a story, sing a song and do finger plays.
Location
NorthCourt
Library
Bookmarks

Title
Date
Thursday, October 16, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
Interactive storytime featuring books, movement, rhymes and music. Suggested ages: under 6 years old. Join us every week for great stories on a variety of themes. Have Fun!
Location
Auditorium
Library
Skillman Southwestern Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, October 16, 2014
Time
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
GTECH presents Mother Goose Storytime at the State Fair of Texas. Shows run daily at 12pm, 2pm, 4pm and 5pm. Join Mother Goose as she teaches the whole family some new and old rhymes, reads a story and sings some of your favorite children's songs! Free with State Fair admission.
Location
Outside
Library
Dallas Public Library

Title
Date
Thursday, October 16, 2014
Time
12:30 PM - 12:50 PM
Description
Atmos Energy presents delightful fun for moms/caregivers and infants up to 24 months with interactive music, nursery rhymes and stories!
Location
Storytime Steps inside Bookmarks
Library
Bookmarks

Title
Date
Thursday, October 16, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Join us for Classic Movie Thursdays every first and third Thursday of the month as we feature a different classic film in the Central Library Auditorium.
Location
1st floor - Auditorium
Library
Central Library

Title
Date
Thursday, October 16, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Interested in learning to play bridge? Seasoned player? Join us for an afternoon of fun. Ages 14 and up.
Location
In Library
Library
Bachman Lake Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, October 16, 2014
Time
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Atmos Energy presents fun for 2- and 3-year-olds who love to jump around, hear a story, sing a song and do finger plays.
Location
Storytime Steps inside Bookmarks
Library
Bookmarks

Title
Date
Thursday, October 16, 2014
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
Learn about one of Thailand's most charming and widely celebrated festivals - the Loi Krathong with Thailand-born master artist Jennifer Kindert. Find out how the floats used in this festival are assembled and create your own custom float to take home! Listen to a story and Thai music while you work on your float from the "Land of Smiles".
Presented by Big Thought.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Kleberg-Rylie Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, October 16, 2014
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
THE SCIENCE OF MAGIC
Ever wonder what the secrets are behind a magician’s tricks? Join
us during this program as we investigate the role that science
plays in magic by conducting a few tricks of our own.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Audelia Road Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, October 16, 2014
Time
6:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Description
Come and have fun at our Bilingual story time and more on Thursdays at 6 p.m. Children of all ages welcome.

Ven y diviértete en nuestro tiempo de cuentos bilingüe y más cada jueves a las 6 p.m. Niños de todas edades son bienvenidos.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Prairie Creek Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, October 16, 2014
Time
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Wear your coziest pajamas and bring along your favorite snuggly and enjoy being entertained with sweet dream stories and songs. All ages are welcome.
Location
Children's Area
Library
Pleasant Grove Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, October 17, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
Venga y pase un buen rato con sus hijos (edades 0-36 meses) usando jugetes educativos. Una especialista bilingue les ofrecera ideas divertidal para promover el desarrollo de su ninos.
Location
Clasroom A & B
Library
Bachman Lake Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, October 17, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Join us for the launch of Sesame Workshop's newest literacy initiative, Every Day is Reading and Writing Day. Sesame Street's newest bilingual, multimedia initiative that will motivate young children and families to make the most of everyday opportunities to talk, read, and write together. The program was developed in partnership with IICF, our partner in promoting literacy and will include writing areas, pretend post offices, puppet making, journal making, reading areas, computer games, and a visit from Elmo! We will have two sessions - the first from 10:00 am - 12 noon and the second from 1:30pm - 3:30pm. For additional details, please email North Oak Cliff Branch Manager Ray Sablack at raymond.sablack@dallascityhall.com
Location
In Library
Library
North Oak Cliff Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, October 17, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Storytime for toddlers who love to jump around, hear stories, and sing songs. Suggested ages: 2 - 4 years old.
Location
Auditorium
Library
White Rock Hills Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, October 17, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Join us for stories, songs and dance every Friday morning! Recommended for six (6) years of age and younger.
Location
Black Box Theater
Library
Lochwood Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, October 17, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
Please join us in NorthCourt of NorthPark for a literary journey through yoga breathing, stretching, story and shavasana led by Stephanie Spett (Please bring a yoga mat.)
Location
NorthCourt
Library
Bookmarks

Title
Date
Friday, October 17, 2014
Time
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
GTECH presents Mother Goose Storytime at the State Fair of Texas. Shows run daily at 12pm, 2pm, 4pm and 5pm. Join Mother Goose as she teaches the whole family some new and old rhymes, reads a story and sings some of your favorite children's songs! Free with State Fair admission.
Location
Outside
Library
Dallas Public Library

Title
Date
Friday, October 17, 2014
Time
12:30 PM - 12:50 PM
Description
Atmos Energy presents delightful fun for moms/caregivers and infants up to 24 months with interactive music, nursery rhymes and stories!
Location
Storytime Steps inside Bookmarks
Library
Bookmarks

Title
Date
Friday, October 17, 2014
Time
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
Join us for the launch of Sesame Workshop's newest literacy initiative, Every Day is Reading and Writing Day. Sesame Street's newest bilingual, multimedia initiative that will motivate young children and families to make the most of everyday opportunities to talk, read, and write together. The program was developed in partnership with IICF, our partner in promoting literacy and will include writing areas, pretend post offices, puppet making, journal making, reading areas, computer games, and a visit from Elmo! We will have two sessions - the first from 10:00 am - 12 noon and the second from 1:30pm - 3:30pm. For additional details, please email North Oak Cliff Branch Manager Ray Sablack at raymond.sablack@dallascityhall.com
Location
In Library
Library
North Oak Cliff Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, October 17, 2014
Time
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Atmos Energy presents an exciting storytime that engages 2- to 4-year-olds in phonics and pre-reading basics with stories, rhymes and music.
Location
Storytime Steps inside Bookmarks
Library
Bookmarks

Title
Date
Saturday, October 18, 2014
Time
9:15 AM - 9:30 AM
Description
Join us for our special shoelace-tying storytime as part of Nordstrom’s monthly shoelace-tying workshop!!

This class is designed for little ones learning this important skill, complete with a free lacing card with which to practice and a special certificate!!!!

The monthly classes take place at 9:00 a.m. on the third Saturday of the month, in Nordstrom Northpark Kids’ Shoe Department (3rd floor).

For questions or to register, please contact Nordstrom Northpark Kids’ Shoe Department @ 214.231.3900 Ext. 1469 or monica.harris@nordstrom.com.
Location
Off-Site
Library
Bookmarks

Title
Date
Saturday, October 18, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Play with me!

Bring your children (ages 0-3) and have a good time using educational toys, music, and movement. Group leaders will facilitate playful learning activities with your child.

For more information, call 972-400-0286

With support from: Children’s Medical Center, George and Fay Young Foundation, Harold B Simmons Foundation, the Dallas Foundation
UT Dallas Center for Children and Families.

¡Juega conmigo!

Traiga a sus ninos (de 0 a 3 anos de edad) y pásela bien usando juguetes educativos, música y movimiento. Líderes de grupo facilitaran activadades de aprendizaje divertidas.

Para más información, llame al 972-400-0286

Patrocinado por: Children’s Medical Center, George and Fay Young Foundation, Harold B Simmons Foundation, the Dallas Foundation
UT Dallas Center for Children and Families.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Prairie Creek Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, October 18, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
We are pleased to invite your child to enroll in FREE math tutoring for grades K thru 12. Dr. Gil Lee, professor at UT Dallas, will lead the program with help from community and UTD volunteers. Limited seating. Only 30 participants on a first come, first serve basis.
Location
Classroom
Library
Skyline Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, October 18, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Love crafts? Come join us every Saturday for a drop-in children's craft activity! Fun for the whole family!
Location
Children's Area
Library
Grauwyler Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, October 18, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Description
Interested in becoming a leader? Join the South Dallas Business & Professional Women’s Youth Club. Participate in leadership skills, community service skills, and gain necessary life skills. Club meets every third Saturday. For more information, please contact 3rd Vice President, Sharon Martin at 214-908-5728 or at sgmhansrusty@prodigy.net.
Location
In Library
Library
Polk-Wisdom Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, October 18, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Spanish Storytime with Senora Lilia!
Ms. Lilia is a native of Argentina and has worked as a librarian with the Dallas Public Library for over 10 years. She is very creative and enjoys reading to children!
Location
NorthCourt
Library
Bookmarks

Title
Date
Saturday, October 18, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything
Have you ever been afraid of something that goes "bump" in the night? Have you ever been "brave" when you were really frightened? Join master puppeteer Sandy Shrout as she and her wonderful puppets bring to life the classic story of the little old lady who pretended not to be afraid of anything. Share your "scary" experiences with the group and discover how much we all have in common!
Presented by Big Thought.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Park Forest Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, October 18, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
The Dramatic Difference focuses on drama and music storytimes that develop collaboration skills, creative problem solving skills, and drama skills. Storytimes explore contexts that enrich and develop student's self-confidence and character. Children will explore stories, songs, instruments, and games!
Location
NorthCourt
Library
Bookmarks

Title
Date
Saturday, October 18, 2014
Time
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Join us for stories with Miss Yannique!
Location
Children's Area
Library
Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, October 18, 2014
Time
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
GTECH presents Mother Goose Storytime at the State Fair of Texas. Shows run daily at 12pm, 2pm, 4pm and 5pm. Join Mother Goose as she teaches the whole family some new and old rhymes, reads a story and sings some of your favorite children's songs! Free with State Fair admission.
Location
Outside
Library
Dallas Public Library

Title
Date
Saturday, October 18, 2014
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Stone Soup

Fall is a great time to eat all kinds of soup, but have you ever eaten Stone Soup? What do you think it tastes like? Join master origami artist Alicia Colina-Ashby in discovering how this interesting soup came to be and what an important part the community played in its creation. Share your ideas on special ingredients for soups and communities, while you make your own origami soup to take home!
Presented by Big Thought.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Polk-Wisdom Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, October 18, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Ready for Pumpkins

Herky, short for Hercules, is a classroom guinea pig, who has the bright idea of planting pumpkin seeds after seeing students grow plants during the school year. Join in the fun as storytellers from The Writer’s Garret lead you through Herky's adventures as he waits and waits and waits for his pumpkin to grow. Share your experiences with patience and discover how much we all have in common!
Presented by Big Thought.
Location
2nd Floor - Children's Center Kahn Pavilion
Library
Central Library

Title
Date
Saturday, October 18, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Children read to Heart of Texas therapy dogs. Grades 1st-5th. Read for fun and to improve reading skills. Bring your own book or use ours.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Audelia Road Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, October 18, 2014
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Let's Eat! ¡A Comer!

Enjoy a celebration of dinnertime in English and Spanish text from the book Let's Eat! ¡A Comer! by Pat Mora with master storyteller Alfreda Rollins. Share your mealtime rituals and favorite food choices with others in the group. Have fun playing instruments, listening to festive music and discovering that you and your family are truly "rich"!

Presented by Big Thought.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Highland Hills Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, October 18, 2014
Time
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Description
Join our bilingual knitting group for an afternoon of great fun as participants discuss patterns and share ideas! Knit, crochet, needlepoint, or any sort of threadwork is welcomed.

Únete a nuestro grupo bilingüe para los patrones de punto, la discusión y mucha diversión! De punto de ganchillo, encaje de aguja, o cualquier tipo de aguja con hilos es bienvenido.
Location
In Library
Library
Grauwyler Park Branch Library

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Before astronomers began to do more research, the planets were divided into 3 groups - terrestrial, or rocky, planets; gas giants, and dwarf planets. Ceres and Eris are two planets that have been added to the solar system. The planets are very special because they are named after Roman and Greek gods.
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11 Planets - A New View of the Solar System
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