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Upcoming Events
Title
Date
Monday, November 20, 2017
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
For babies and their caregivers, learn simple rhymes, songs and books to stimulate infants. Suggested ages: 0 to 18 months
Location
Auditorium
Library
Preston Royal Branch Library

Title
Date
Monday, November 20, 2017
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Join the STEAM Team! Join us for fun activities - and you might learn a thing or two! Fun with Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics! Recommended for ages 8 and up
Location
Auditorium
Library
North Oak Cliff Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, November 21, 2017
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
For babies and their caregivers, learn simple rhymes, songs and books to stimulate infants. Suggested ages: 0 to 18 months.
Location
Black Box Theater
Library
Lochwood Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, November 21, 2017
Time
4:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Description
Teens 13-18 are invited to come and join us every third Tuesday for Teen Film Club where we will show a teen film based on a Teen or Young Adult book followed by some discussion of the film.

September: The Maze Runner
October: Twilight
November: Nick and Nora's Infinite Playlist
December: The Golden Compass
Location
Classroom
Library
Timberglen Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, November 21, 2017
Time
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Description
Children under the age of 18 are invited to enjoy a free meal at the Lochwood Branch Library.
Location
Classrooms 1 & 2
Library
Lochwood Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, November 21, 2017
Time
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Description
Looking for something free and fun to do after school? Join us as we create works of art, play games and much more!
Location
Classroom 2
Library
Prairie Creek Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, November 21, 2017
Time
6:00 PM - 7:45 PM
Description
Come join us at the library for a round of Chess the first and third Tuesday of every month. Meet other chess players and have some fun. All ages and levels are welcome.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Audelia Road Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, November 21, 2017
Time
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Children, teens, and caregivers: Come explore a science topic through books, games, crafts, and experiments.
Location
Children's Area
Library
Hampton-Illinois Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Time
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Description
For babies and their caregivers, learn simple rhymes, songs and books to stimulate infants. Suggested ages: 0 - 18 months
Location
Auditorium
Library
Timberglen Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Get ready for kindergarten with books, movement, rhymes and music. Suggested ages: 3 - 6 years old.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Timberglen Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Time
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM
Description
For babies and their caregivers, learn simple rhymes, songs, and books to stimulate infants. Suggested ages: 0-18 months
Location
Auditorium
Library
Renner Frankford Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Time
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Come and do an a STEAM activity after school on Wednesdays for fun!
Location
Auditorium
Library
Timberglen Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Time
3:30 PM - 4:15 PM
Description
Preschool STEM storytime is geared for ages 3-6 and will explore STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math), with an emphasis on Science, Engineering, and Math. Caregivers are encouraged to actively participate with their children during the program.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Preston Royal Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Time
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Description
Children under the age of 18 are invited to enjoy a free meal at the Lochwood Branch Library.
Location
Classrooms 1 & 2
Library
Lochwood Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Do you enjoy sports and playing games. Then join us for some fun and good times!
Location
In Library
Library
Prairie Creek Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, November 23, 2017
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Get ready for kindergarten with books, movement, rhymes and music. Suggested ages: 3-6 years old
Location
Children's Area
Library
Hampton-Illinois Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, November 23, 2017
Time
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Description
If you are looking for something free and fun to do after school, then join us and have fun making crafts, exploring art and more!
Location
Classroom 2
Library
Prairie Creek Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, November 24, 2017
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Get ready for kindergarten with books, movement, rhymes and music. Suggested ages: 3-6 years old.
Location
Black Box Theater
Library
Lochwood Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, November 24, 2017
Time
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Description
Children under the age of 18 are invited to enjoy a free meal at the Lochwood Branch Library.
Location
Classrooms 1 & 2
Library
Lochwood Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, November 25, 2017
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Sign up to receive FREE math tutoring for grades K-12 at the Martin Luther King, Jr Branch Library. Must fill out a registration form to enroll and participate. Contact library for more information.
Location
Classroom 1 & 2
Library
Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, November 25, 2017
Time
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Come learn about art and writing at these workshops designed to help you develop your skills.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Timberglen Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, November 25, 2017
Time
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
Want to make new friends and build decks while testing your skills against others? Bring your cards, video games or laptop. Free Wi-Fi.
Location
In Library
Library
Prairie Creek Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, November 25, 2017
Time
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Use your imagination and build with Legos.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Timberglen Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, November 25, 2017
Time
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
The Teen Anime Club is back every 4th Saturday from 3:30-5:30 PM. Join us for some anime, games, and drawing practice! For teens 12 and up.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Audelia Road Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, November 25, 2017
Time
3:45 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Youth Leadership Gavel Club! Formed to educate our youth to become influential leaders and excellent communicators - Sponsored by Toastmasters International.
Location
Classroom
Library
Timberglen Branch Library

Title
Date
Sunday, November 26, 2017
Time
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
Description
Bring your family and adventure with us through stories, crafts, movies, and games! We will be doing different activities every week with an all-ages approach in mind so that the entire family can have fun.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Preston Royal Branch Library

Title
Date
Monday, November 27, 2017
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
For babies and their caregivers, learn simple rhymes, songs and books to stimulate infants. Suggested ages: 0 to 18 months
Location
Auditorium
Library
Preston Royal Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, November 28, 2017
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
For babies and their caregivers, learn simple rhymes, songs and books to stimulate infants. Suggested ages: 0 to 18 months.
Location
Black Box Theater
Library
Lochwood Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, November 28, 2017
Time
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Description
Children under the age of 18 are invited to enjoy a free meal at the Lochwood Branch Library.
Location
Classrooms 1 & 2
Library
Lochwood Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, November 28, 2017
Time
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Description
Looking for something free and fun to do after school? Join us as we create works of art, play games and much more!
Location
Classroom 2
Library
Prairie Creek Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, November 28, 2017
Time
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Children, teens, and caregivers: Come explore a science topic through books, games, crafts, and experiments.
Location
Children's Area
Library
Hampton-Illinois Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
Time
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
For babies and their caregivers, learn simple rhymes, songs and books to stimulate infants. Suggested ages: 0 - 18 months
Location
Auditorium
Library
Timberglen Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
Time
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM
Description
For babies and their caregivers, learn simple rhymes, songs, and books to stimulate infants. Suggested ages: 0-18 months
Location
Auditorium
Library
Renner Frankford Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
Time
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Come and do an a STEAM activity after school on Wednesdays for fun!
Location
Auditorium
Library
Timberglen Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
Time
3:30 PM - 4:15 PM
Description
Preschool STEM storytime is geared for ages 3-6 and will explore STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math), with an emphasis on Science, Engineering, and Math. Caregivers are encouraged to actively participate with their children during the program.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Preston Royal Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
Time
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Description
Children under the age of 18 are invited to enjoy a free meal at the Lochwood Branch Library.
Location
Classrooms 1 & 2
Library
Lochwood Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
Time
4:15 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Join our after-school program where we will have lots of fun together through crafts, activities, and games!
Location
In Library
Library
Lochwood Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
Time
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Memories--Preserving your photos, documents, stories and audio with FamilySearch.org

Are you the custodian of your parent’s photos but don’t know what to do with all of them? Do you have marriage certificates, military discharge papers or handwritten life stories? Do you have a voice recording of grandpa singing? Preserve those on FamilySearch. Share them with distant cousins through the community family tree.

The class lasts about an hour with some additional time afterwards for questions. The program is free and open to the public. No registration is required.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Timberglen Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, November 30, 2017
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Get ready for kindergarten with books, movement, rhymes and music. Suggested ages: 3-6 years old
Location
Children's Area
Library
Hampton-Illinois Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, November 30, 2017
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Stories, songs and rhymes in Spanish to get ready to read! Suggested ages: 6 years old and under.

¡Cuentos, canciones y rímas en español para niños que quieren leer! Para edades de 6 años y menor.
Location
Black Box Theater
Library
Fretz Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, November 30, 2017
Time
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Description
Children under the age of 18 are invited to enjoy a free meal at the Lochwood Branch Library.
Location
Classrooms 1 & 2
Library
Lochwood Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, November 30, 2017
Time
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Description
If you are looking for something free and fun to do after school, then join us and have fun making crafts, exploring art and more!
Location
Classroom 2
Library
Prairie Creek Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, December 01, 2017
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Practice the skills you need to be ready to read. Hear stories, sing songs, jump around, and learn! Suggested ages: 18 months - 3 years old.
Location
Black Box Theater
Library
Fretz Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 02, 2017
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Join us at Fretz Park the first and third Saturday of each month for a different science-technology-engineering-math craft, experiment, or project! For children ages 5 and up and their parents or caregivers
Location
Black Box Theater
Library
Fretz Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 02, 2017
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Come join Ms. Pilar for a bilingual Spanish/English language and music class with songs, dancing, story time and playing.
Children ages 4-8. The first Saturday of the month.

Location
Auditorium
Library
Skillman Southwestern Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 02, 2017
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Join us the first Saturday of the month as we explore and play with science, technology, engineering, art, and math.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Renner Frankford Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 02, 2017
Time
2:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Inspire Empower focuses on the basics of photography, all the aspects of modeling, as well as learning basic and advanced make-up skills.
Library
Skillman Southwestern Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 02, 2017
Time
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
Want to make new friends and build decks while testing your skills against others? Bring your cards, video games or laptop. Free Wi-Fi.
Location
In Library
Library
Prairie Creek Branch Library

Title
Date
Sunday, December 03, 2017
Time
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
Description
Bring your family and adventure with us through stories, crafts, movies, and games! We will be doing different activities every week with an all-ages approach in mind so that the entire family can have fun.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Preston Royal Branch Library

Title
Date
Monday, December 04, 2017
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
For babies and their caregivers, learn simple rhymes, songs and books to stimulate infants. Suggested ages: 0 to 18 months
Location
Auditorium
Library
Preston Royal Branch Library

Title
Date
Monday, December 04, 2017
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Join the STEAM Team! Join us for fun activities - and you might learn a thing or two! Fun with Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics! Recommended for ages 8 and up
Location
Auditorium
Library
North Oak Cliff Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, December 05, 2017
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Dallas Public Library presents storytime at the Dallas Museum of Art the first Tuesday of every month.
Location
Off Site
Library
Dallas Public Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, December 05, 2017
Time
6:00 PM - 7:45 PM
Description
Come join us at the library for a round of Chess the first and third Tuesday of every month. Meet other chess players and have some fun. All ages and levels are welcome.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Audelia Road Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, December 05, 2017
Time
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Children, teens, and caregivers: Come explore a science topic through books, games, crafts, and experiments.
Location
Children's Area
Library
Hampton-Illinois Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 06, 2017
Time
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
For babies and their caregivers, learn simple rhymes, songs and books to stimulate infants. Suggested ages: 0 - 18 months
Location
Auditorium
Library
Timberglen Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 06, 2017
Time
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM
Description
For babies and their caregivers, learn simple rhymes, songs, and books to stimulate infants. Suggested ages: 0-18 months
Location
Auditorium
Library
Renner Frankford Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 06, 2017
Time
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Come and do an a STEAM activity after school on Wednesdays.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Timberglen Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 06, 2017
Time
3:30 PM - 4:15 PM
Description
Preschool STEM storytime is geared for ages 3-6 and will explore STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math), with an emphasis on Science, Engineering, and Math. Caregivers are encouraged to actively participate with their children during the program.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Preston Royal Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 06, 2017
Time
4:15 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Do you like building things with LEGOs? Work as a team to build specific LEGO structures on a theme that we decide upon. You have a certain amount of time to build the best one. Can you do it? Are you up to the challenge?
Location
Classrooms 1 & 2
Library
Lochwood Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, December 07, 2017
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Stories, songs and rhymes in Spanish to get ready to read! Suggested ages: 6 years old and under.

¡Cuentos, canciones y rímas en español para niños que quieren leer! Para edades de 6 años y menor.
Location
Black Box Theater
Library
Fretz Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, December 07, 2017
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Test your creativity with LEGOs! Work by yourself or in small groups and make the best themed Lego creation! Recommended ages: 4-14 years old
Location
Auditorium
Library
Preston Royal Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, December 08, 2017
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Practice the skills you need to be ready to read. Hear stories, sing songs, jump around, and learn! Suggested ages: 18 months - 3 years old.
Location
Black Box Theater
Library
Fretz Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, December 08, 2017
Time
4:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Teens 13 to 18 come and create, build,
and design during our Maker Space time
at the Timberglen Branch Library. We'll provide the supplies and the project, just bring your creative self!
Location
Classroom
Library
Timberglen Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 09, 2017
Time
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Description
Want to attend Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts? Better make sure your audition is the best it can be! Get advice and guidance from Booker T. teachers at these workshops in preparation for auditions in late January. Attend the session for your track on the following dates:
Nov. 11: Visual Arts
Dec. 9: Dance
Dec. 16: Music
Jan. 13: Theatre
Location
Black Box Theater
Library
Fretz Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 09, 2017
Time
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Description
Want to attend Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts? Better make sure your audition is the best it can be! Get advice and guidance from Booker T. teachers at these workshops in preparation for auditions in late January. Attend the session for your track on the following dates:
Nov. 11: Visual Arts
Dec. 9: Dance
Dec. 16: Music
Jan. 13: Theatre
Location
Black Box Theater
Library
Bachman Lake Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 09, 2017
Time
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Description
Want to attend Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts? Better make sure your audition is the best it can be! Get advice and guidance from Booker T. teachers at these workshops in preparation for auditions in late January. Attend the session for your track on the following dates:
Nov. 11: Visual Arts
Dec. 9: Dance
Dec. 16: Music
Jan. 13: Theatre
Location
Blackbox Theater
Library
Pleasant Grove Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 09, 2017
Time
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Description
Want to attend Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts? Better make sure your audition is the best it can be! Get advice and guidance from Booker T. teachers at these workshops in preparation for auditions in late January. Attend the session for your track on the following dates:
Nov. 11: Visual Arts
Dec. 9: Dance
Dec. 16: Music
Jan. 13: Theatre
Location
Black Box Theater
Library
Lochwood Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 09, 2017
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Come and learn to fold an origami creation each month with Ms. Mei-Wan! Open to children and adults.
Location
Black Box Theater
Library
Fretz Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 09, 2017
Time
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
Want to make new friends and build decks while testing your skills against others? Bring your cards, video games or laptop. Free Wi-Fi.
Location
In Library
Library
Prairie Creek Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 09, 2017
Time
3:45 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Youth Leadership Gavel Club! Formed to educate our youth to become influential leaders and excellent communicators - Sponsored by Toastmasters International.
Location
Classroom
Library
Timberglen Branch Library

Title
Date
Sunday, December 10, 2017
Time
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
Description
Bring your family and adventure with us through stories, crafts, movies, and games! We will be doing different activities every week with an all-ages approach in mind so that the entire family can have fun.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Preston Royal Branch Library

Title
Date
Monday, December 11, 2017
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
For babies and their caregivers, learn simple rhymes, songs and books to stimulate infants. Suggested ages: 0 to 18 months
Location
Auditorium
Library
Preston Royal Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Time
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Children, teens, and caregivers: Come explore a science topic through books, games, crafts, and experiments.
Location
Children's Area
Library
Hampton-Illinois Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 13, 2017
Time
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
For babies and their caregivers, learn simple rhymes, songs and books to stimulate infants. Suggested ages: 0 - 18 months
Location
Auditorium
Library
Timberglen Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 13, 2017
Time
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Come and do an a STEAM activity after school on Wednesdays.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Timberglen Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 13, 2017
Time
3:30 PM - 4:15 PM
Description
Preschool STEM storytime is geared for ages 3-6 and will explore STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math), with an emphasis on Science, Engineering, and Math. Caregivers are encouraged to actively participate with their children during the program.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Preston Royal Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 13, 2017
Time
4:15 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Are your kids interested in learning how electronics work? Do they like to build exciting projects? If so, Circuit Science could be the perfect program!
Location
In Library
Library
Lochwood Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, December 14, 2017
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Stories, songs and rhymes in Spanish to get ready to read! Suggested ages: 6 years old and under.

¡Cuentos, canciones y rímas en español para niños que quieren leer! Para edades de 6 años y menor.
Location
Black Box Theater
Library
Fretz Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, December 14, 2017
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
This 30-40 minute pajama time (pajamas encouraged, but not required) is designed to delight children of all ages. Filled with stories and activities that promote and develop language skills and imagination, these programs encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Park Forest Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, December 15, 2017
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Practice the skills you need to be ready to read. Hear stories, sing songs, jump around, and learn! Suggested ages: 18 months - 3 years old.
Location
Black Box Theater
Library
Fretz Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 16, 2017
Time
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Description
Want to attend Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts? Better make sure your audition is the best it can be! Get advice and guidance from Booker T. teachers at these workshops in preparation for auditions in late January. Attend the session for your track on the following dates:
Nov. 11: Visual Arts
Dec. 9: Dance
Dec. 16: Music
Jan. 13: Theatre
Location
Black Box Theater
Library
Fretz Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 16, 2017
Time
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Description
Want to attend Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts? Better make sure your audition is the best it can be! Get advice and guidance from Booker T. teachers at these workshops in preparation for auditions in late January. Attend the session for your track on the following dates:
Nov. 11: Visual Arts
Dec. 9: Dance
Dec. 16: Music
Jan. 13: Theatre
Location
Black Box Theater
Library
Bachman Lake Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 16, 2017
Time
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Description
Want to attend Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts? Better make sure your audition is the best it can be! Get advice and guidance from Booker T. teachers at these workshops in preparation for auditions in late January. Attend the session for your track on the following dates:
Nov. 11: Visual Arts
Dec. 9: Dance
Dec. 16: Music
Jan. 13: Theatre
Location
Blackbox Theater
Library
Pleasant Grove Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 16, 2017
Time
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Description
Want to attend Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts? Better make sure your audition is the best it can be! Get advice and guidance from Booker T. teachers at these workshops in preparation for auditions in late January. Attend the session for your track on the following dates:
Nov. 11: Visual Arts
Dec. 9: Dance
Dec. 16: Music
Jan. 13: Theatre
Location
Black Box Theater
Library
Lochwood Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 16, 2017
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Join us at Fretz Park the first and third Saturday of each month for a different science-technology-engineering-math craft, experiment, or project! For children ages 5 and up and their parents or caregivers
Location
Classroom #1
Library
Fretz Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 16, 2017
Time
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
Want to make new friends and build decks while testing your skills against others? Bring your cards, video games or laptop. Free Wi-Fi.
Location
In Library
Library
Prairie Creek Branch Library

Title
Date
Sunday, December 17, 2017
Time
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
Description
Bring your family and adventure with us through stories, crafts, movies, and games! We will be doing different activities every week with an all-ages approach in mind so that the entire family can have fun.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Preston Royal Branch Library

Title
Date
Monday, December 18, 2017
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
For babies and their caregivers, learn simple rhymes, songs and books to stimulate infants. Suggested ages: 0 to 18 months
Location
Auditorium
Library
Preston Royal Branch Library

Title
Date
Monday, December 18, 2017
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Join the STEAM Team! Join us for fun activities - and you might learn a thing or two! Fun with Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics! Recommended for ages 8 and up.
Location
Auditorium
Library
North Oak Cliff Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, December 19, 2017
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Data Mining in Census Records--What data is available in each Decennial Census?

What kind of data is available from the U.S. Census? How can different data items in the census help me fill in and extend my tree? Why can’t I find some relatives in the census? How can I find elusive records?

The class lasts about an hour with some additional time afterwards for questions. The program is free and open to the public. No registration is required.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Timberglen Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, December 19, 2017
Time
4:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Description
Teens 13-18 are invited to come and join us every third Tuesday for Teen Film Club where we will show a teen film based on a Teen or Young Adult book followed by some discussion of the film.

September: The Maze Runner
October: Twilight
November: Nick and Nora's Infinite Playlist
December: The Golden Compass
Location
Classroom
Library
Timberglen Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, December 19, 2017
Time
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Children, teens, and caregivers: Come explore a science topic through books, games, crafts, and experiments.
Location
Children's Area
Library
Hampton-Illinois Branch Library

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Read and Report your time each week and earn these great Prizes!

Week 1 Free Book! Free snack from RaceTrac!

Week 2 Ticket to see Flat Stanley at Dallas Children's Theater and card game!

Week 3 Summer Reader yard sign, pass to the Meadows Museum and other goodies from SMU. Plus, a ticket voucher for Ringling Bros. & Barnum and Bailey Circus!

Week 4 Free Book! Ticket voucher to visit LEGOLAND Discovery Center and SEA LIFE Grapevine Aquarium.

Week 5 Ticket to a Texas Rangers baseball game and a set of tangrams!

Week 6 Free meal at Chipotle Mexican Grill, a pass to the Nasher Sculpture Center, and a summer reading coloring page!

Week 7 Pass to the Dallas Zoo and a Dallas Public Library pencil.

Week 8 Free Book! And a certificate of completion.

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About this girl named Amanda and her alligator. He was no good at waiting, and he always wanted Amanda to come back with a surprise. At the end, he found a new friend to play with while Amanda's gone - a panda.
Title
Amanda & Her Alligator
Author/Publication
Mo Willems
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On Ruby's tenth birthday, a virus hits the country. Half of the children population die, the others are sent to a camp. She learns everyone that goes there has abilities, some powerful then others. A journey is ahead of her
Title
The Darkest Minds
Author/Publication
Alexandra Bracken