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Upcoming Events
Title
Date
Monday, December 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
Storytime Steps inside Bookmarks
Library
Bookmarks

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

Title
Date
Tuesday, December 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, December 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, December 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, December 23, 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, December 23, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Want to make electronic devices fly? Join us at the Children's Center in our Snap Circuit hands-on science program.
Location
2nd Floor - Siddie Joe Johnson Room
Library
Central Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, December 23, 2014
Time
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Dallas Lace Society Lacemaker's Shop. Please call Debbie Stone at (972) 407-1775 with any questions.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Forest Green Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, December 23, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Holiday Movie for all ages.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Kleberg-Rylie Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, December 23, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Come and play with LEGOs and DUPLOs! Use your imagination and make something unique!
Location
Black Box Theater
Library
Lochwood Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, December 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
Tuesday, December 23, 2014
Time
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
All aboard! Join the Polk Wisdom Branch Library for a showing of a holiday movie about a boy who boards a magical train that’s headed to the North Pole. This holiday classic is fun for the whole family. Children are encouraged to attend in their pajamas.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Polk-Wisdom Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 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, December 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, December 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, December 24, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Listen to stories, sing songs, play games, interact with other children while learning crafts, finger games, etc.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Skyline Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 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, December 24, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Here comes the Polar Express!
The Conductor, Mr Phil will read The Polar Express! Children will have fun bringing this classic children's tale to life. "All Aboard!"
Location
NorthCourt
Library
Bookmarks

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 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, December 24, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Description
Pre-School, Infant & Toddler, Elementary School Age
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, December 24, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Description
Join us for holiday movies for the family.
Location
2nd Floor - Children's Center Kahn Pavilion
Library
Central Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 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
Friday, December 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, December 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, December 26, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Interactive storytime featuring books, movement, rhymes and music. Suggested ages: 6 years old and younger
Location
2nd Floor - Children's Center Kahn Pavilion
Library
Central Library

Title
Date
Friday, December 26, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Join us as we create crazy crafts together. The entire family will enjoy using their creativity while having family fun.
Location
2nd Floor - Children's Center
Library
Central Library

Title
Date
Friday, December 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, December 26, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Description
Avance-Dallas offers this weekly parent/child book club!
Location
Classroom A
Library
Hampton-Illinois Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, December 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, December 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, December 27, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Description
You CAN go to college! Get answers to your questions and concerns about higher education from Education is Freedom’s expert advisors. Parents and students can get help on completing college and financial aid applications and registering for required standardized tests.
Location
In Library
Library
Bachman Lake Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 27, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Volunteer District Orientation
Location
Auditorium
Library
Lakewood Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 27, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Here Comes Mr. Phil! Music and Stories conducted by the song and dance man Mr. Phil!
Location
Storytime Steps inside Bookmarks
Library
Bookmarks

Title
Date
Saturday, December 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, December 27, 2014
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Join master griot /storyteller Melody Bell as she reveals the origins and meaning of the Kwanzaa celebration, its seven guiding principles and how to set up a display in your home to commemorate the occasion. Learn simple words in Swahili and a song about how to pronounce the name of this special holiday. Make your own kinara, or candleholder, to take home.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Skyline Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 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, December 27, 2014
Time
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Are you interested in learning how to play the guitar? We are looking for committed students and parents! Available for only six students per month with set time slots from 12pm-1pm or 1pm-2pm for the entire MONTH! Guitars will be provided. Free! Sign up at the circulation desk!
Location
Florence Jeannette Coe Meeting Room A & B
Library
Grauwyler Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 27, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Join Swedish children’s master book illustrator Jennifer Kindert to learn how families in the Kingdoms of Sweden, Norway and Denmark celebrate the winter holidays. Learn about the genial and benevolent Tomten, a small elf-like person who lives on a farm, and enjoy making Scandinavian arts and crafts while listening to fairytales from this snowy and folklore-rich region of the world.
Location
In Library
Library
Dallas West Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 27, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Make a fun craft to take home!
Location
2nd Floor - Children's Center
Library
Central Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 27, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
Description
Nutcracker in a Nutshell presented by S&D Puppetry! This is a classic holiday story performed in a contemporary style that celebrates the season of gift giving and children’s dreams. This puppet show is truly a masterpiece.
Location
Storytime Steps inside Bookmarks
Library
Bookmarks

Title
Date
Saturday, December 27, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Join us for activities and a discussion of the Texas Bluebonnet Award 2014 - 2015 nominee: Lester's Dreadful Sweaters by K. G. Campbell

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, December 27, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Join us as we watch a fun movie on our big screen!
Location
2nd Floor - Children's Center Kahn Pavilion
Library
Central Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 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, December 27, 2014
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Join master griot /storyteller Melody Bell as she reveals the origins and meaning of the Kwanzaa celebration, its seven guiding principles and how to set up a display in your home to commemorate the occasion. Learn simple words in Swahili and a song about how to pronounce the name of this special holiday. Make your own kinara, or candleholder, to take home.

Location
Auditorium
Library
Renner Frankford Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 27, 2014
Time
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Join us in the Black Box Theater for a movie on Saturday afternoon. Show starts at 3pm.
Location
Black Box Theater
Library
Lochwood Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 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 convincingly, listen carefully to others' ideas and participate in and lead group discussion or meetings.
Location
Classroom
Library
Timberglen Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 27, 2014
Time
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Interested in learning how to play the piano? Join us at Grauwler Park Branch. Sign up at the circulation desk!
Location
Florence Jeannette Coe Meeting Room A & B
Library
Grauwyler Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Sunday, December 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, December 28, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Join us as we watch a fun movie on our big screen!
Location
2nd Floor - Children's Center Kahn Pavilion
Library
Central Library

Title
Date
Monday, December 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
Storytime Steps inside Bookmarks
Library
Bookmarks

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

Title
Date
Tuesday, December 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, December 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, December 30, 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, December 30, 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, December 30, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Come take an interactive virtual field trip inside the Children's Center. OH the places we will go!
Location
2nd Floor - Children's Center Kahn Pavilion
Library
Central Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, December 30, 2014
Time
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Dallas Lace Society Lacemaker's Shop. Please call Debbie Stone at (972) 407-1775 with any questions.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Forest Green Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, December 30, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Holiday Movie for all ages.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Kleberg-Rylie Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, December 30, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
There are many historical and moral lessons we can learn from those who stood up against the Nazi regime during the Holocaust. Rescuers helped those persecuted by the Nazis and Jews resisted the Nazi aggressor in various ways. Join Dr. Charlotte Decoster, Assistant Director of Education at the Dallas Holocaust Museum, to learn more about these rescuers and resisters and how we can learn from them to be UPSTANDERS. Presented by Charlotte Decoster, Assistant Director of Education at the Dallas Holocaust Museum.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Preston Royal Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, December 30, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Come and enjoy some old fashioned fun with board games. You can play with our board games or bring your own to share with others!
Location
Black Box Theater
Library
Lochwood Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, December 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, December 31, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
Kwanzaa: A Harvest Celebration presented by Melody “Afi” Bell: Children will be enchanted with stories, songs and the history of Kwanzaa accompanied by African drumming beats. Craft making with VET of FOUND OBJECTs will follow the storytelling program.
Location
In Library
Library
Bookmarks

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 31, 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, December 31, 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, December 31, 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, December 31, 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, December 31, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Description
Pre-School, Infant & Toddler, Elementary School Age
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, December 31, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Legos! Legos! Legos! Legos everywhere...come build your best lego creation at the Children's Center.
Location
2nd Floor - Siddie Joe Johnson Room
Library
Central Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 31, 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, December 31, 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
Friday, January 02, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Walk in to the library and leave with ... A NEW CAR! During this super-special storytime, toddlers will create their own cars out of a cardboard box and craft supplies. They will watch a short, 15 minute movie in their cars before you drive away.
Location
Auditorium
Library
White Rock Hills Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, January 02, 2015
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, January 02, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Join us for music, movement and an interactive story time! Ages 2 to 5 recommended.
Location
2nd Floor - Children's Center Kahn Pavilion
Library
Central Library

Title
Date
Friday, January 02, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Join us for songs, stories, crafts and more for children ages 6 and under and their caregivers
Library
North Oak Cliff Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, January 02, 2015
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, January 02, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Do you enjoy crafts? Drop by and make something creative!
Location
Black Box Theater
Library
Lochwood Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, January 02, 2015
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, January 02, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Learn to draw anime and manga with Raquel, our resident artist!
Location
Black Box Theater
Library
Bachman Lake Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, January 03, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Description
You CAN go to college! Get answers to your questions and concerns about higher education from Education is Freedom’s expert advisors. Parents and students can get help on completing college and financial aid applications and registering for required standardized tests.
Location
In Library
Library
Bachman Lake Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, January 03, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Enter the magical, enchanting world of snowflakes as you learn about their unique characteristics with master origami artist Alicia Colina-Ashby. What are they? Just like people, they are all different. Listen to whimsical poems about snowflakes and share your favorite winter stories as you make your own snowflakes using creative origami/paper cutting techniques.
Location
Children's Area
Library
Grauwyler Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, January 03, 2015
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, January 03, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Would you like to volunteer with the Dallas Public Library? Attend this required orientation to find out more about the volunteer opportunities available with the library. Those interested in attending should be age 14 and older and non-court ordered.

All court ordered community service volunteers must call The Volunteer Center of North Texas at 214-818-9835 to register for and complete orientation before volunteering for the Dallas Public Library. The Volunteer Center of North Texas will conduct the orientation at their office, located at 2800 Live Oak Street, Dallas, Texas 75204.
Library
Prairie Creek Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, January 03, 2015
Time
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
AAre you interested in learning how to play the guitar? We are looking for committed students and parents! Available for only six students per month with set time slots from 12pm-1pm or 1pm-2pm for the entire MONTH! Guitars will be provided. Free! Sign up at the circulation desk!
Location
Florence Jeannette Coe Meeting Room A & B
Library
Grauwyler Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, January 03, 2015
Time
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Description
In Italy, the holiday season is a time of celebrations - and nothing says celebration like a feast! All the kitchens are bustling from December 6 through January 6, as the feasts are in full swing. Join master storyteller Rolanda Brigham to follow the adventure when Big Anthony, Strega Nona’s helper, decides to “taste” the treats before they are ready. Have fun acting out parts of the story and learning some simple Italian words.
Location
Teen Center
Library
White Rock Hills Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, January 03, 2015
Time
12:30 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, January 03, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
The beginning of winter is marked by the solstice, the shortest day of the year. Join visual artist and tree art specialist Nadine Burke to learn about the solstice and how it has been observed by various cultures throughout history. Share your favorite things about winter and talk about what happens to the earth during this season. Create your own unique winter tree made from a paper bag to take home.
Location
Children's Area
Library
Pleasant Grove Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, January 03, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Join us on Saturday afternoons for a bilingual story time and more. Children of all ages welcome.

Ven accompananos cada sabado a las una para una hora de cuentos bilinguales y mas. Ninos de cualqier edad son bienvenidos.


Location
Children's Area
Library
Bachman Lake Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, January 03, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
Description
David Slick: Juggler, Unicyclist, Clown, Stilt Walker, Magician and Escape Artist. Guinness World Record holder, David Slick has entertained laughing and cheering audiences from Shanghai to Scottish Rite.

Location
NorthCourt
Library
Bookmarks

Title
Date
Saturday, January 03, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Join us for an afternoon of family friendly board and card games. Our games are easy enough for a 9 year old to master, but challenging enough for a 90 year old!
Location
Auditorium
Library
Park Forest Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, January 03, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
When the winds of a Texas "blue norther" blow in, Miss Billie Armadilly decides to make a pot of chili and asks her friends to help gather the ingredients, but they are all too busy to help. Join master storyteller Rolanda Brigham as she shares the surprising turn of events when the chili is cooked and ready to eat. Act out parts of the story and make your own special recipe card to take home.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Forest Green Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, January 03, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description

Have you ever wondered how other people in the world celebrate special holidays? Learn about January celebrations that take place in different parts of the world through ceremony, arts and crafts, song and dance with master storyteller Alfreda Rollins in this highly interactive program. Share your family traditions with others and find out what you have in common with faraway people!
Location
Black Box Theater
Library
Lochwood Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, January 03, 2015
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, January 03, 2015
Time
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Interested in learning how to play the piano? Join us at Grauwler Park Branch. Sign up at the circulation desk!
Location
Florence Jeannette Coe Meeting Room A & B
Library
Grauwyler Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Sunday, January 04, 2015
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, January 04, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Celebrate the first Sunday open to the public with a special story time event with Miss Anna. Sing songs, hear stories, and meet new friends.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Renner Frankford Branch Library

Title
Date
Monday, January 05, 2015
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, January 05, 2015
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, January 06, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Description
Join us for stories, songs and dance each Wednesday morning. Recommended for six (6) years of age and younger.
Location
Classroom B
Library
Hampton-Illinois Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, January 06, 2015
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, January 06, 2015
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
Tuesday, January 06, 2015
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, January 06, 2015
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, January 06, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description

In Italy, the holiday season is a time of celebrations - and nothing says celebration like a feast! All the kitchens are bustling from December 6 through January 6, as the feasts are in full swing. Join master storyteller Rolanda Brigham to follow the adventure when Big Anthony, Strega Nona’s helper, decides to “taste” the treats before they are ready. Have fun acting out parts of the story and learning some simple Italian words.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Mountain Creek Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, January 06, 2015
Time
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Dallas Lace Society Lacemaker's Shop. Please call Debbie Stone at (972) 407-1775 with any questions.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Forest Green Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, January 06, 2015
Time
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Dallas Lace Society Lacemaker's Shop. Please call Debbie Stone at (972) 407-1775 with any questions.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Forest Green Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, January 06, 2015
Time
1:00 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, January 06, 2015
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, January 07, 2015
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, January 07, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Listen to stories, sing songs, play games, interact with other children while learning crafts, finger games, etc.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Skyline Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, January 07, 2015
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, January 07, 2015
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, January 07, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Interactive storytime with Miss Haley featuring books, movement, rhymes, and music. Suggested ages: under 6 years old. Parents and caregivers welcome.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Polk-Wisdom Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, January 07, 2015
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, January 07, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Description
Pre-School, Infant & Toddler, Elementary School Age
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, January 07, 2015
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, January 07, 2015
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!
Library
North Oak Cliff Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, January 08, 2015
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, January 08, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description

Have you ever dreamed of owning your own business? Have you ever had sold lemonade to neighbors in the heat of summer? Join storyteller Audrey Turner to follow the adventures of Pauline and her brother John-John as they decide to open a lemonade stand in the dead of winter! Create a poster for your own business and share your great ideas about the kind of business you would like to create.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Skillman Southwestern Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, January 08, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Se presentan cuentos, canciones, y rimas en español para familias con niños de 0 a 6 años de edad. Quédese después del programa para jugar juntos. Hora de cuentos es una de las más importantes actividades de animación a la lectura para niños.

Stories, songs and rhymes in Spanish for families with children 0-6 years of age. Stay afterwards for play time. Story time is one of the most important activities to encourage reading in children.
Location
Auditorium
Library
White Rock Hills Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, January 08, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Interactive storytime featuring songs, stories, rhymes and crafts. For children ages 6 and under and their caregivers.
Location
Children's Area
Library
Highland Hills Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, January 08, 2015
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, January 08, 2015
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, January 08, 2015
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, January 08, 2015
Time
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Do you like a thriller? Join us for movies after school. You will be thoroughly entertained!
Location
Auditorium
Library
Kleberg-Rylie Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, January 08, 2015
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, January 08, 2015
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, January 08, 2015
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, January 08, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 7:45 PM
Description
Cub Scouts meeting. New members are welcomed to join.
Location
Bishop Larry Mcgriff Meeting Room (Auditorium)
Library
Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, January 09, 2015
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, January 09, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
Interactive storytime featuring books, movement, rhymes and music, and a fun craft. Ages 2-6 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, January 09, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Join us for music, movement and an interactive story time! Ages 2 to 5 recommended.
Location
2nd Floor - Children's Center Kahn Pavilion
Library
Central Library

Title
Date
Friday, January 09, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Join us for songs, stories, crafts and more for children ages 6 and under and their caregivers
Library
North Oak Cliff Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, January 09, 2015
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, January 09, 2015
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, January 09, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description

Have you ever been tempted to do what others tell you to do because you wanted to “fit in”? Join storyteller Audrey Turner to find out why Percy, the polar bear, did not want to give up wearing his favorite pajamas and what happened when he reluctantly put them aside. Talk about your favorite piece of clothing and write an ode to it!
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Prairie Creek Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, January 09, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Learn to draw anime and manga with Raquel, our resident artist!
Location
Black Box Theater
Library
Bachman Lake Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, January 10, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
We are pleased to invite your child to enroll in FREE math tutoring for grades K through 12. Dr. Gil Lee, professor at UT Dallas, will lead the program with help from community and UTD volunteers. Seating is limited to 30 participants. First come, first serve.
Location
Classroom
Library
Skyline Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, January 10, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Description
You CAN go to college! Get answers to your questions and concerns about higher education from Education is Freedom’s expert advisors. Parents and students can get help on completing college and financial aid applications and registering for required standardized tests.
Location
In Library
Library
Bachman Lake Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, January 10, 2015
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, January 10, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Description
Be the baddest duel master in town. Join us for a Yu-Gi-oh tournament, there will be fun, food and flying monsters!
Location
In Library
Library
Park Forest Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, January 10, 2015
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, January 10, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Would you like to volunteer with the Dallas Public Library? Attend this required orientation to find out more about the volunteer opportunities available with the library. Those interested in attending should be age 14 and older and non-court ordered.

All court ordered community service volunteers must call The Volunteer Center of North Texas at 214-818-9835 to register for and complete orientation before volunteering for the Dallas Public Library. The Volunteer Center of North Texas will conduct the orientation at their office, located at 2800 Live Oak Street, Dallas, Texas 75204.
Library
Prairie Creek Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, January 10, 2015
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Enter the magical, enchanting world of snowflakes as you learn about their unique characteristics with master origami artist Alicia Colina-Ashby. What are they? Just like people, they are all different. Listen to whimsical poems about snowflakes and share your favorite winter stories as you make your own snowflakes using creative origami/paper cutting techniques.
Location
Children's Area
Library
Bachman Lake Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, January 10, 2015
Time
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
AAre you interested in learning how to play the guitar? We are looking for committed students and parents! Available for only six students per month with set time slots from 12pm-1pm or 1pm-2pm for the entire MONTH! Guitars will be provided. Free! Sign up at the circulation desk!
Location
Florence Jeannette Coe Meeting Room A & B
Library
Grauwyler Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, January 10, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
The beginning of winter is marked by the solstice, the shortest day of the year. Join visual artist and tree art specialist Nadine Burke to learn about the solstice and how it has been observed by various cultures throughout history. Share your favorite things about winter and talk about what happens to the earth during this season. Create your own unique winter tree made from a paper bag to take home.
Location
Bishop Larry Mcgriff Meeting Room (Auditorium)
Library
Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, January 10, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Join us on Saturday afternoons for a bilingual story time and more. Children of all ages welcome.

Ven accompananos cada sabado a las una para una hora de cuentos bilinguales y mas. Ninos de cualqier edad son bienvenidos.


Location
Children's Area
Library
Bachman Lake Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, January 10, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
What do you think that snowmen do at night while we're sleeping? Why do you think that they sometimes look tired and droopy during the day? Join master storyteller Alfreda Rollins to find out about the secret life of snowmen. Participate in “snowmen games”; make some snow and make-believe you are a snowman at night!
Location
Auditorium
Library
Timberglen Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, January 10, 2015
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, January 10, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Join us for this hands-on STEM program (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math). 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, January 10, 2015
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
Classroom A & B
Library
White Rock Hills Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, January 10, 2015
Time
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Interested in learning how to play the piano? Join us at Grauwler Park Branch. Sign up at the circulation desk!
Location
Florence Jeannette Coe Meeting Room A & B
Library
Grauwyler Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, January 10, 2015
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 convincingly, listen carefully to others' ideas and participate in and lead group discussion or meetings.
Location
Classroom
Library
Timberglen Branch Library

Title
Date
Sunday, January 11, 2015
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, January 12, 2015
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, January 12, 2015
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, January 12, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
These interactive programs feature literacy activities for children and adults that explore different cultural traditions through visual and performing arts.
Location
Black Box Theater
Library
Hampton-Illinois Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Description
Join us for stories, songs and dance each Wednesday morning. Recommended for six (6) years of age and younger.
Location
Classroom B
Library
Hampton-Illinois Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
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, January 13, 2015
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
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
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, January 13, 2015
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, January 13, 2015
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, January 13, 2015
Time
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Dallas Lace Society Lacemaker's Shop. Please call Debbie Stone at (972) 407-1775 with any questions.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Forest Green Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Description

Have you ever been tempted to do what others tell you to do because you wanted to “fit in”? Join storyteller Audrey Turner to find out why Percy, the polar bear, did not want to give up wearing his favorite pajamas and what happened when he reluctantly put them aside. Talk about your favorite piece of clothing and write an ode to it!
Location
Children's Area
Library
Arcadia Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
PORTABLE UNIVERSE PLANETARIUM:THE SKY AT NIGHT
Inside the Perot Museum of Nature and Science’s Portable Universe
planetarium, you’ll observe the sun, moon and stars to uncover
patterns astronomers see in the sky. Participants will learn how to locate planets that are actually visible in the night sky during January. A virtual tour to these distant worlds will encourage you to test their knowledge of the changes they see in the sky.

*There will be two 30-minute shows presented and space is limited to 25 participants per show.
Location
Black Box Theater
Library
Bachman Lake Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
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, January 14, 2015
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, January 14, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Listen to stories, sing songs, play games, interact with other children while learning crafts, finger games, etc.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Skyline Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
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, January 14, 2015
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, January 14, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Interactive storytime with Miss Haley featuring books, movement, rhymes, and music. Suggested ages: under 6 years old. Parents and caregivers welcome.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Polk-Wisdom Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
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, January 14, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Description
Pre-School, Infant & Toddler, Elementary School Age
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, January 14, 2015
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, January 14, 2015
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
These interactive programs feature literacy activities for children and adults that explore different cultural traditions through visual and performing arts.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Audelia Road Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
PORTABLE UNIVERSE PLANETARIUM:THE SKY AT NIGHT
Inside the Perot Museum of Nature and Science’s Portable Universe
planetarium, you’ll observe the sun, moon and stars to uncover
patterns astronomers see in the sky. Participants will learn how to locate planets that are actually visible in the night sky during January. A virtual tour to these distant worlds will encourage you to test their knowledge of the changes they see in the sky.
*There will be two 30-minute shows presented and space is limited to 25 participants per show.
Location
Black Box Theater
Library
Hampton-Illinois Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description

Have you ever been tempted to do what others tell you to do because you wanted to “fit in”? Join storyteller Audrey Turner to find out why Percy, the polar bear, did not want to give up wearing his favorite pajamas and what happened when he reluctantly put them aside. Talk about your favorite piece of clothing and write an ode to it!
Location
Auditorium
Library
Polk-Wisdom Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
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!
Library
North Oak Cliff Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
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, January 15, 2015
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, January 15, 2015
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, January 15, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Se presentan cuentos, canciones, y rimas en español para familias con niños de 0 a 6 años de edad. Quédese después del programa para jugar juntos. Hora de cuentos es una de las más importantes actividades de animación a la lectura para niños.

Stories, songs and rhymes in Spanish for families with children 0-6 years of age. Stay afterwards for play time. Story time is one of the most important activities to encourage reading in children.
Location
Auditorium
Library
White Rock Hills Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, January 15, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Interactive storytime featuring songs, stories, rhymes and crafts. For children ages 6 and under and their caregivers.
Location
Children's Area
Library
Highland Hills Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, January 15, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
The beginning of winter is marked by the solstice, the shortest day of the year. Join visual artist and tree art specialist Nadine Burke to learn about the solstice and how it has been observed by various cultures throughout history. Share your favorite things about winter and talk about what happens to the earth during this season. Create your own unique winter tree made from a paper bag to take home.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Highland Hills Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, January 15, 2015
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, January 15, 2015
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, January 15, 2015
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, January 15, 2015
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
Have you ever wondered how other people in the world celebrate special holidays? Learn about January celebrations that take place in different parts of the world through ceremony, arts and crafts, song and dance with master storyteller Alfreda Rollins in this highly interactive program. Share your family traditions with others and find out what you have in common with faraway people!
Location
Auditorium
Library
Kleberg-Rylie Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, January 15, 2015
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
ASTRONOMY
Blast off through our solar system with the Perot Museum of Nature and Science! This program provides a fun, interactive setting for you to
learn about outer space. Among several stations you will learn about
the solar system, make your own constellation and see a real comet in
the classroom.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Audelia Road Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, January 15, 2015
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, January 15, 2015
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, January 16, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
Bring your children (ages 0-36 months) and have a good time playing with educational toys. A bilingual development specialist will provide ideas on how to have fun while promoting your child’s development.

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, January 16, 2015
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, January 16, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
Interactive storytime featuring books, movement, rhymes and music, and a fun craft. Ages 2-6 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, January 16, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Join us for music, movement and an interactive story time! Ages 2 to 5 recommended.
Location
2nd Floor - Children's Center Kahn Pavilion
Library
Central Library

Title
Date
Friday, January 16, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Join us for songs, stories, crafts and more for children ages 6 and under and their caregivers
Library
North Oak Cliff Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, January 16, 2015
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, January 16, 2015
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, January 16, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Learn to draw anime and manga with Raquel, our resident artist!
Location
Black Box Theater
Library
Bachman Lake Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, January 17, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Description
You CAN go to college! Get answers to your questions and concerns about higher education from Education is Freedom’s expert advisors. Parents and students can get help on completing college and financial aid applications and registering for required standardized tests.
Location
In Library
Library
Bachman Lake Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, January 17, 2015
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, January 17, 2015
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, January 17, 2015
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, January 17, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Would you like to volunteer with the Dallas Public Library? Attend this required orientation to find out more about the volunteer opportunities available with the library. Those interested in attending should be age 14 and older and non-court ordered.

All court ordered community service volunteers must call The Volunteer Center of North Texas at 214-818-9835 to register for and complete orientation before volunteering for the Dallas Public Library. The Volunteer Center of North Texas will conduct the orientation at their office, located at 2800 Live Oak Street, Dallas, Texas 75204.
Library
Prairie Creek Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, January 17, 2015
Time
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
AAre you interested in learning how to play the guitar? We are looking for committed students and parents! Available for only six students per month with set time slots from 12pm-1pm or 1pm-2pm for the entire MONTH! Guitars will be provided. Free! Sign up at the circulation desk!
Location
Florence Jeannette Coe Meeting Room A & B
Library
Grauwyler Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, January 17, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Join us on Saturday afternoons for a bilingual story time and more. Children of all ages welcome.

Ven accompananos cada sabado a las una para una hora de cuentos bilinguales y mas. Ninos de cualqier edad son bienvenidos.


Location
Children's Area
Library
Bachman Lake Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, January 17, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Enter the magical, enchanting world of snowflakes as you learn about their unique characteristics with master origami artist Alicia Colina-Ashby. What are they? Just like people, they are all different. Listen to whimsical poems about snowflakes and share your favorite winter stories as you make your own snowflakes using creative origami/paper cutting techniques.
Location
2nd Floor - Children's Center Kahn Pavilion
Library
Central Library

Title
Date
Saturday, January 17, 2015
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, January 17, 2015
Time
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Bring a book or pick one off the library's shelf and sign up for a time slot to read to a registered Therapy Dog!
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Forest Green Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, January 17, 2015
Time
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Start the new year off with an old school twist. We will be playing board and card games this month. Come in and enjoy the ultimate in wireless game play!
Location
Auditorium
Library
Park Forest Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, January 17, 2015
Time
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Interested in learning how to play the piano? Join us at Grauwler Park Branch. Sign up at the circulation desk!
Location
Florence Jeannette Coe Meeting Room A & B
Library
Grauwyler Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Sunday, January 18, 2015
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
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Description
Join us for stories, songs and dance each Wednesday morning. Recommended for six (6) years of age and younger.
Location
Classroom B
Library
Hampton-Illinois Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description

Have you ever dreamed of owning your own business? Have you ever had sold lemonade to neighbors in the heat of summer? Join storyteller Audrey Turner to follow the adventures of Pauline and her brother John-John as they decide to open a lemonade stand in the dead of winter! Create a poster for your own business and share your great ideas about the kind of business you would like to create.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Preston Royal Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
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, January 20, 2015
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
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
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, January 20, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Description
Dallas Lace Society Lacemaker's Shop. Please call Debbie Stone at (972) 407-1775 with any questions.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Forest Green Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
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, January 20, 2015
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
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Would you like to volunteer at the North Oak Cliff Branch Library? Volunteer Orientation is the third Tuesday of every month.
Library
North Oak Cliff Branch Library

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