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Upcoming Events
Title
Date
Tuesday, August 04, 2015
Time
3:30 PM - 3:50 PM
Description
Children and teens age 1-18 are invited to enjoy a free, nutritious snack Mondays through Fridays, from 3:30-3:50. Program is sponsored by Equal Heart.
Location
Meeting Room A & B
Library
Arcadia Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 04, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Join us on Tuesday afternoons for a bilingual story time and more. Children of all ages welcome.

Ven accompananos cada martes para una hora de cuentos bilinguales y mas. Ninos de cualqier edad son bienvenidos.
Location
Children's Area
Library
Polk-Wisdom Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 04, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Need help making sense out of math homework? Stop by for one-on-one math tutoring for grades K - 12. Please bring your current math assignments, a pencil, and scratch paper.
Location
Conference Room
Library
Highland Hills Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 04, 2015
Time
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Explore the fun you can have with numbers and science in our weekly math camp. You won’t believe you’re learning!
Explora la diversión que puedes tener con los números y la ciencia en nuestro campamento de matemáticas semanal. ¡No vas a creer que estás aprendiendo!
Location
Florence Jeannette Coe Meeting Room A & B
Library
Grauwyler Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 04, 2015
Time
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Come join us for some awesome fun experimenting with science, technology, art and or math!
Location
Auditorium
Library
Dallas West Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 04, 2015
Time
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Teens ages 13-18 are invited to join us every 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month for an afterschool program to have group viewings of classic works in anime, samplings of new and old releases, and movie nights featuring pieces by directors Hayao Miyazaki, Mamoru Hosada and Mahiro Maeda. Please join us to watch anime, discuss manga and get excited for new releases!
Location
Classroom A
Library
White Rock Hills Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 04, 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, August 05, 2015
Time
12:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Description
A free nutritious and balanced box lunch for kids ages 1-18 (Tuesday-Friday) 12 - 1 pm. Provided by Equal Heart, who is a sponsor for the Texas Department of Agriculture's Summer Food Service Program. Children must eat lunch on site.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Timberglen Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 05, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Interactive storytime featuring books, movement, rhymes, and music. Suggested ages: under 6 years old.
Location
Classroom
Library
Timberglen Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 05, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Our special Storytime and Friends welcomes a different neighbor each week. Today we get to meet Dallas Public Library Director Jo Giudice. She will share her favorite children's book with you. Suggested ages: under 6 years old. Parents and caregivers are welcome.

Location
Auditorium
Library
White Rock Hills Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 05, 2015
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, August 05, 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, August 05, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Back-to-School Robots
Join master musician and storyteller Rochelle Rabouin for some fun and some fascinating facts about robots. What are they and where can you find them? What do they do? For one thing, they may give you some great back-to-school ideas. Listen to and dance to robot music and make a paper robot to take home.
Location
Children's Area
Library
Audelia Road Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 05, 2015
Time
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM
Description
Great fun for all - moms/caregivers and their infants up to 24 months with interactive music and nursery rhymes!
Location
Classroom
Library
Timberglen Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 05, 2015
Time
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Description
Lily Pad Lapsit is a great way for caregivers and babies to bond through movement, song, play, and rhyme. Children’s Librarian, Ms. Anna, will guide caregivers through 15 minutes of interactive programming, and then provide soft baby-safe toys for 15 minutes of free play and soothing music. Give your little one a head start to literacy by joining us at Lily Pad Lapsit every Wednesday morning.

This program is targeted to babies 0-18 months, but all ages are welcome!
Location
Auditorium
Library
Renner Frankford Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 05, 2015
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Free Lunch (Monday-Friday) 12 - 1 pm. Equal Heart is a sponsor for the Texas Department of Agriculture's Summer Food Service Program
Location
Bishop Larry Mcgriff Meeting Room (Auditorium)
Library
Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 05, 2015
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Lunches are available to children ages 1-18 years. Children must eat lunch on site.
Location
Classroom A & B
Library
White Rock Hills Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 05, 2015
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Lunches are available to children ages 1-18 years. Children must eat lunch on site.
Location
In Library
Library
Kleberg-Rylie Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 05, 2015
Time
12:15 PM - 1:10 PM
Description
Children and teens age 1-18 are invited to enjoy a free, nutritious lunch Mondays through Fridays, from 12:15-1:10. Program is sponsored by Equal Heart.
Location
Meeting Room A & B
Library
Arcadia Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 05, 2015
Time
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Description
Lunches will be available to children ages 1 to 18. Lunch must be eaten on site.
Location
Black Box Theater
Library
Hampton-Illinois Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 05, 2015
Time
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Description
Lunches are available to children ages 0-18 years, and must be eaten on site.
Library
North Oak Cliff Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 05, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
You can use anything that conducts electricity to make an electrical circuit – even play dough! Add some batteries and LED lights, and participants can learn about conductive and insulating materials, electrical currents, and circuits. They are then challenged to design a play dough creature that lights up. Participants practice the iterative design process as they problem solve and modify their creature design.

Sponsored by The Dallas Foundation.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Preston Royal Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 05, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
Go van Gogh brings the Dallas Museum of Art to children ages 5-12 at the library.
Children are encouraged to look closely at works of art, ask and answer questions, and make personal connections. This program includes hands-on activities that provide opportunities for individual creative expression.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Polk-Wisdom Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 05, 2015
Time
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Cesar Chavez Elementary 1710 N. Carroll 1st and 3rd Wednesday 2:30 - 4:00 pm
Location
On the Bus
Library
Bookmobile1

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 05, 2015
Time
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
Snacks are available to children ages 0-18 years, and must be eaten on site.
Library
North Oak Cliff Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 05, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Bring a pillow or a blanket and come settle in for a fun, family movie!
Library
Timberglen Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 05, 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, August 05, 2015
Time
3:30 PM - 3:50 PM
Description
Children and teens age 1-18 are invited to enjoy a free, nutritious snack Mondays through Fridays, from 3:30-3:50. Program is sponsored by Equal Heart.
Location
Meeting Room A & B
Library
Arcadia Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 06, 2015
Time
12:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Description
A free nutritious and balanced box lunch for kids ages 1-18 (Tuesday-Friday) 12 - 1 pm. Provided by Equal Heart, who is a sponsor for the Texas Department of Agriculture's Summer Food Service Program. Children must eat lunch on site.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Timberglen Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 06, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
A fun and different storytime that involves a mix of singing, shakers, scarves, dancing and movemen and other storytime activities. Activities are designed to develop and strengthen your child’s physical and neural functions, social-emotional skills, early literacy and early math, and much more.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Audelia Road Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 06, 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. This program will be in EastCourt located between Dillard's and Starbucks.
Location
Off-Site
Library
Bookmarks

Title
Date
Thursday, August 06, 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, August 06, 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, August 06, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Enjoy a fun story time with the Martin Luther King Branch Library Children's Librarian. This is a story time at the neighborhood daycare for preschoolers ages 2-5.
Location
Off-Site
Library
Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 06, 2015
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Free Lunch (Monday-Friday) 12 - 1 pm. Equal Heart is a sponsor for the Texas Department of Agriculture's Summer Food Service Program
Location
Bishop Larry Mcgriff Meeting Room (Auditorium)
Library
Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 06, 2015
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Lunches are available to children ages 1-18 years. Children must eat lunch on site.
Location
Classroom A & B
Library
White Rock Hills Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 06, 2015
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Lunches are available to children ages 1-18 years. Children must eat lunch on site.
Location
In Library
Library
Kleberg-Rylie Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 06, 2015
Time
12:15 PM - 1:10 PM
Description
Children and teens age 1-18 are invited to enjoy a free, nutritious lunch Mondays through Fridays, from 12:15-1:10. Program is sponsored by Equal Heart.
Location
Meeting Room A & B
Library
Arcadia Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 06, 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, August 06, 2015
Time
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Description
Lunches will be available to children ages 1 to 18. Lunch must be eaten on site.
Location
Black Box Theater
Library
Hampton-Illinois Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 06, 2015
Time
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Description
Lunches are available to children ages 0-18 years, and must be eaten on site.
Library
North Oak Cliff Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 06, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Have you ever launched something with a plastic spoon? That's a catapult! Build three different catapults and test them out with challenges. Recommended for ages 8 and up. Sponsored by The Dallas Foundation.
Location
Auditorium
Library
North Oak Cliff Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 06, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Description
Students entering 2nd through 5th grades are invited to continue working with your reading tutor, or get a new summer Book Buddy, at White Rock Hills Library this summer! Pre-registration required.
Summer Book Buddies made possible through a partnership with Reading Partners, Dallas ISD, and Leadership ISD.
Location
Classroom A & B
Library
White Rock Hills Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 06, 2015
Time
1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Students entering 2nd through 5th grades are invited to continue working with your reading tutor, or get a new summer Book Buddy, at White Rock Hills Library this summer! Pre-registration required.
Summer Book Buddies made possible through a partnership with Reading Partners, Dallas ISD, and Leadership ISD.
Location
Classroom A & B
Library
White Rock Hills Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 06, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Get out of the heat and come do some creative and unique crafting at the new Teen Area at Central.
Location
1st floor - In Library
Library
Central Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 06, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Explore the creative and active works by Japanese artists Kazuo Shiraga and Sadamasa Motonaga before releasing your own inner artist with experimental artwork! For children ages 6-12. Maximum group size 30.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Kleberg-Rylie Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 06, 2015
Time
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
Snacks are available to children ages 0-18 years, and must be eaten on site.
Library
North Oak Cliff Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 06, 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, August 06, 2015
Time
3:30 PM - 3:50 PM
Description
Children and teens age 1-18 are invited to enjoy a free, nutritious snack Mondays through Fridays, from 3:30-3:50. Program is sponsored by Equal Heart.
Location
Meeting Room A & B
Library
Arcadia Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 06, 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
Friday, August 07, 2015
Time
12:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Description
A free nutritious and balanced box lunch for kids ages 1-18 (Tuesday-Friday) 12 - 1 pm. Provided by Equal Heart, who is a sponsor for the Texas Department of Agriculture's Summer Food Service Program. Children must eat lunch on site.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Timberglen Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, August 07, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
Please join us in EastCourt of NorthPark Center located between Starbucks and Dillards for a literary journey through yoga breathing, stretching, story and shavasana led by Stephanie Spett (Please bring a yoga mat.)
Location
Off-Site
Library
Bookmarks

Title
Date
Friday, August 07, 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, August 07, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Join us for story time for preschool age children under 4 years old. Located in the Children's area at the Dallas West Library. Story time fun with books, songs and crafts.
Location
Children's Area
Library
Dallas West Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, August 07, 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, August 07, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Goldilocks and the Three Dinosaurs
Master puppeteer Sandy Shrout and her talented puppets present a twist on the classic story Goldilocks and the Three Bears. Goldilocks and her friends, the three dinosaurs, are anxious about returning to school. Contribute your opinions on what these friends need to do to make sure they have good experiences starting school.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Lakewood Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, August 07, 2015
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Free Lunch (Monday-Friday) 12 - 1 pm. Equal Heart is a sponsor for the Texas Department of Agriculture's Summer Food Service Program
Location
Bishop Larry Mcgriff Meeting Room (Auditorium)
Library
Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, August 07, 2015
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Lunches are available to children ages 1-18 years. Children must eat lunch on site.
Location
Classroom A & B
Library
White Rock Hills Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, August 07, 2015
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Lunches are available to children ages 1-18 years. Children must eat lunch on site.
Location
In Library
Library
Kleberg-Rylie Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, August 07, 2015
Time
12:15 PM - 1:10 PM
Description
Children and teens age 1-18 are invited to enjoy a free, nutritious lunch Mondays through Fridays, from 12:15-1:10. Program is sponsored by Equal Heart.
Location
Meeting Room A & B
Library
Arcadia Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, August 07, 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, August 07, 2015
Time
12:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
What will you be today - a butterfly, ninja, or cat? Have your face painted at the library and set your imagination free! Face painting takes place inside the children's area or meeting room, in order of onsite sign-up.
Location
Outside
Library
Arcadia Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, August 07, 2015
Time
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Description
Lunches are available to children ages 0-18 years, and must be eaten on site.
Library
North Oak Cliff Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, August 07, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Learn about the primary colors and what happens when you mix them through hands-on projects. Learn what happens when you add black or white. How many different colors can you make? After mixing paint colors, kids will be able to use those colors to create their own masterpiece.

Recommended age 6 - 12. Limited to 24 kids. Tickets will be available 30 minutes before the program.

This program is sponsored by the Dallas Foundation.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Park Forest Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, August 07, 2015
Time
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
Snacks are available to children ages 0-18 years, and must be eaten on site.
Library
North Oak Cliff Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, August 07, 2015
Time
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Atmos Energy presents an exciting storytime that emphasizes science, technology, engineering and mathematical (STEM) concepts for children two to five years old.
Location
Storytime Steps inside Bookmarks
Library
Bookmarks

Title
Date
Friday, August 07, 2015
Time
3:30 PM - 3:50 PM
Description
Children and teens age 1-18 are invited to enjoy a free, nutritious snack Mondays through Fridays, from 3:30-3:50. Program is sponsored by Equal Heart.
Location
Meeting Room A & B
Library
Arcadia Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 08, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Play with me!

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

Saturdays 10am to 11:15am
Prairie Creek Branch Library
9609 Lake June Rd, Dallas, TX 75217

For more information, call 972-400-0286

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

UT Dallas
Center for Children and Families



¡Juega conmigo!

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

Los sábados 10am - 11:15am
En la biblioteca Prairie Creek
9609 Lake June Rd, Dallas, TX 75217

Para más información, llame al 972-400-0286

Patrocinado por: Children’s Medical Center, George and Fay Young Foundation, Harold B Simmons Foundation, the Dallas Foundation
UT Dallas
Center for Children and Families
Location
Classrooms 1 & 2
Library
Prairie Creek Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 08, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
STARTING AGAIN AFTER LABOR DAY: FREE Tutoring IN READING! Reading Specialist and Library Associate Kathy Barnes will be offering free sessions to help children ages 6 to 15 years old with their reading. Students will receive personal attention and choice of reading materials. Summer is a great time to assist your child with maintaining and/or improving their reading skills. Classes will be offered twice weekly on TUESDAYS, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. and again on SATURDAYS, 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. As an added bonus: Children can earn reading "minutes" for rewards from The Mayor's Summer Reading Club. So let's get reading! Please schedule your session in advance. For more information call Kathy Barnes at 214-670-0344
Location
Conference Room
Library
Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 08, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Come see and learn about some of the world’s neatest animals! Sponsored by The Dallas Foundation.
Venga a ver y aprender acerca de algunos de los mejores animales del mundo. Patrocinado por la Fundación de Dallas.
Location
Children's Area
Library
Grauwyler Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 08, 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! The Dramatic Difference Storytime will be performed in EastCourt of NorthPark Center located between Starbucks and Dillards.
Location
Off-Site
Library
Bookmarks

Title
Date
Saturday, August 08, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Fun and interactive storytime for preschool ages and younger.
Location
Children's Area
Library
Kleberg-Rylie Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 08, 2015
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, August 08, 2015
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Lunches are available to children ages 1-18 years. Children must eat lunch on site.
Location
In Library
Library
Kleberg-Rylie Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 08, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Zeros and Ones. Find out how computers talk to each other and to us as we explore the history of electronic communication! You'll discover that "digital" doesn't always mean high tech. Sponsored by IEEE Dallas Young Professionals.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Polk-Wisdom Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 08, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Journey back in time with master theater artist Dana Proulx Willis to meet two unforgettable teenage boys, Pink and Say, who fought in the Civil War. History comes alive as you follow their first meeting and the profound friendship that develops between them. Contribute your opinions to an important, present day discussion about conflicts with others and how they can be resolved.
Location
Children's Area
Library
Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 08, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Clara Caterpillar
Have you ever felt that you were unlike others or that you were treated differently by others? Join master storyteller Alfreda Rollins for a look at the skills we all need to adjust to new situations. The adventures of Clara and the other caterpillars will demonstrate ways for you to interact with new people and new surroundings, while you build new friendships.
Location
Black Box Theater
Library
Bachman Lake Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 08, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Dallas West Branch has a Math tutor available from 1 p.m.-4 p.m. on Saturdays. 1-2 p.m. is 3rd grade math, 2-3 p.m. is 4th grade math, and 3-4 p.m. is 5th grade math. There are four slots available for each hour. Please sign up at the Circulation Desk.
Location
In Library
Library
Dallas West Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 08, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Do you think you could build a car powered by nothing but air?
In teams of 2 - 4 people, you will create a balloon-powered car using a specific set of materials. Your team's goal is to create a car that can carry pennies across the finish line.

This challenge is limited to 16 teams. Registration begins in person on July 25th. Know ALL team members' names, addresses, and grades/schools attending in the fall. You will receive the list of provided materials so you can begin collaborating and sketching your design.

On August 8th, bring your team, a roll of clear tape, 40 pennies and your sketch. You will have 20 minutes to build, test, and tweak your design.

The winning team will receive a $25.00 gift card!

Team members must be Park Forest community members that are entering 4th - 10th grade. Call for more information.

Sponsored by the Park Forest Library Friends
Location
Auditorium
Library
Park Forest Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 08, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Come join us for a fun children's craft! Fun for the whole family!
Location
Children's Area
Library
Dallas West Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 08, 2015
Time
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
Come join us for our Science Kids Fun. We will explore science activities and crafts. You will not want to miss out!!
Location
Auditorium
Library
Oak Lawn Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 08, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Have you ever wondered what a beekeeper does and what bees are like? Come and listen to a Collin County Honey Princess as she presents fascinating information about bees and beekeepers.
Location
Classrooms 1 & 2
Library
Lochwood Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 08, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Goldilocks and the Three Dinosaurs
Master puppeteer Sandy Shrout and her talented puppets present a twist on the classic story Goldilocks and the Three Bears. Goldilocks and her friends, the three dinosaurs, are anxious about returning to school. Contribute your opinions on what these friends need to do to make sure they have good experiences starting school.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Timberglen Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 08, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
What’s in a Name?
What do you think when you hear someone’s long, unusual name? Do you laugh or think it strange? Join writer and storyteller Audrey Turner to meet a special young girl named Chrysanthemum to learn how she found kindness and support in the midst of classmates who were unkind about her name. Write a special poem based on your own name!
Location
Auditorium
Library
Forest Green Branch Library

Title
Date
Sunday, August 09, 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, August 09, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
It's our final hurrah before summer ends and school begins! Come join us for face painting and crafts, and a movie!

1-2pm: Face painting, crafts, photo op
2-4pm: Watch Big Hero 6 with us and eat snacks!

Sponsored by the Friends of the Preston Royal Library
Location
Auditorium
Library
Preston Royal Branch Library

Title
Date
Sunday, August 09, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 3:30 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
Library
White Rock Hills Branch Library

Title
Date
Sunday, August 09, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Join us for a free movie showing provided by the Friends of the Bachman Lake Library!

Snacks available for purchase! All proceeds will benefit your library!!
Location
Black Box Theater
Library
Bachman Lake Branch Library

Title
Date
Sunday, August 09, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
A book club for young girls from the ages of 8-12 who meet to discuss selected books that they have read and express their opinions. There will be fun activities that will coincide with the books read. There will be a lot of fun and exploring in store!
Location
Training Room
Library
Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest Branch Library

Title
Date
Sunday, August 09, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
Are you a middle school or a high school student?

•Do you enjoy friendly competition?
•Do you like free food?
•Want to spend your afternoon making new friends and playing an awesome game?

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If you answered yes to all of the above questions, then you should join the library for an afternoon of Chess Club.

Beginners and advanced players are welcome.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Renner Frankford Branch Library

Title
Date
Monday, August 10, 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! This Storytime will be located in EastCourt located between Dillard's and Starbucks.
Location
Off-Site
Library
Bookmarks

Title
Date
Monday, August 10, 2015
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Lunches are available to children ages 1-18 years. Children must eat lunch on site.
Location
Classroom A & B
Library
White Rock Hills Branch Library

Title
Date
Monday, August 10, 2015
Time
12:15 PM - 1:10 PM
Description
Children and teens age 1-18 are invited to enjoy a free, nutritious lunch Mondays through Fridays, from 12:15-1:10. Program is sponsored by Equal Heart.
Location
Meeting Room A & B
Library
Arcadia Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Monday, August 10, 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, August 10, 2015
Time
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Description
Lunches are available to children ages 0-18 years, and must be eaten on site.
Library
North Oak Cliff Branch Library

Title
Date
Monday, August 10, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Using cardboard boxes, craft materials, and a powerful imagination, participants will construct a car. Engineers of all ages may participate in this building program, which encourages physical exploration of their environment. After making their cars, kids will watch a short movie. This program made possible by the Dallas Foundation.
Location
Auditorium
Library
White Rock Hills Branch Library

Title
Date
Monday, August 10, 2015
Time
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Vickery Meadow Elementary 6606 Ridgecrest Road 2nd and 4th Monday 2:30- 4:00 p.m.
Location
On the Bus
Library
Bookmobile1

Title
Date
Monday, August 10, 2015
Time
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
Snacks are available to children ages 0-18 years, and must be eaten on site.
Library
North Oak Cliff Branch Library

Title
Date
Monday, August 10, 2015
Time
3:30 PM - 3:50 PM
Description
Children and teens age 1-18 are invited to enjoy a free, nutritious snack Mondays through Fridays, from 3:30-3:50. Program is sponsored by Equal Heart.
Location
Meeting Room A & B
Library
Arcadia Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Monday, August 10, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
The Wonderful World of Books!
What part do books play in your days? How can they shape your future path? Far from being boring, books can help you live a rich, fulfilling life. Let master storyteller Melody Bell show you how books can positively affect your choices and your experiences. Discover how important they can be to your future. Make and decorate a book hanger to take home.
Location
Black Box Theater
Library
Hampton-Illinois Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 11, 2015
Time
12:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Description
A free nutritious and balanced box lunch for kids ages 1-18 (Tuesday-Friday) 12 - 1 pm. Provided by Equal Heart, who is a sponsor for the Texas Department of Agriculture's Summer Food Service Program. Children must eat lunch on site.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Timberglen Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 11, 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, August 11, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:10 AM
Description
This toddler story time promotes beginning literacy through reading, songs, movement, and fun activities.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Preston Royal Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 11, 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, August 11, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Interactive storytime featuring books, movement, rhymes and music. Suggested ages: 6 years old and younger.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Mountain Creek Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 11, 2015
Time
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Description
This program is targeted to children ranging in age from 2 to 6 years old, but all ages are welcome! Want a fun, free, and social way to learn language and counting skills? Children’s librarian, Ms. Anna, will introduce kids to the exciting world of books and reading through an interactive and themed storytime. This week’s summer storytime will be all about pirates! This program features rhymes, songs, books, finger-plays, bubbles, and will end with a simple pirate-themed craft activity and book giveaway. Total program length is between 30 and 45 minutes. Feel free to come dressed up like a pirate for this storytime adventure with Ms. Anna.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Renner Frankford Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 11, 2015
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Lunches are available to children ages 1-18 years. Children must eat lunch on site.
Location
Classroom A & B
Library
White Rock Hills Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 11, 2015
Time
12:15 PM - 1:10 PM
Description
Children and teens age 1-18 are invited to enjoy a free, nutritious lunch Mondays through Fridays, from 12:15-1:10. Program is sponsored by Equal Heart.
Location
Meeting Room A & B
Library
Arcadia Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 11, 2015
Time
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Description
Lunches are available to children ages 0-18 years, and must be eaten on site.
Library
North Oak Cliff Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 11, 2015
Time
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
Snacks are available to children ages 0-18 years, and must be eaten on site.
Library
North Oak Cliff Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 11, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
See how many of your favorite foods such as ice cream cones, frozen pizzas, donuts, gummy candies, gliders, gadgets, and other every day things are made in this very interesting series of exciting videos.
Location
Lisa Kilolo Todd Auditorium
Library
Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 11, 2015
Time
3:30 PM - 3:50 PM
Description
Children and teens age 1-18 are invited to enjoy a free, nutritious snack Mondays through Fridays, from 3:30-3:50. Program is sponsored by Equal Heart.
Location
Meeting Room A & B
Library
Arcadia Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 11, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Join us on Tuesday afternoons for a bilingual story time and more. Children of all ages welcome.

Ven accompananos cada martes para una hora de cuentos bilinguales y mas. Ninos de cualqier edad son bienvenidos.
Location
Children's Area
Library
Polk-Wisdom Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 11, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Need help making sense out of math homework? Stop by for one-on-one math tutoring for grades K - 12. Please bring your current math assignments, a pencil, and scratch paper.
Location
Conference Room
Library
Highland Hills Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 11, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Learn about electricity as you play with Snap Circuits! Build and watch your creation light up, spin, make sounds, and more!
Location
Auditorium
Library
Mountain Creek Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 11, 2015
Time
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Attention all mad scientists! Engage your brain and blow off some STEAM with a fun science, technology, engineering, art, or math activity! Free family fun!

¡Atencion a todo los científicos locos! Involucre a su cerebro y deshóguese con una actividad divertida de ciencia, tenología, ingenería, arte, o matemáticas, ¡Diversión familiar gratis!
Location
Children's Area
Library
Grauwyler Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 11, 2015
Time
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Come join us for some awesome fun experimenting with science, technology, art and or math!
Location
Auditorium
Library
Dallas West Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 12, 2015
Time
12:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Description
A free nutritious and balanced box lunch for kids ages 1-18 (Tuesday-Friday) 12 - 1 pm. Provided by Equal Heart, who is a sponsor for the Texas Department of Agriculture's Summer Food Service Program. Children must eat lunch on site.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Timberglen Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 12, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Interactive storytime featuring books, movement, rhymes, and music. Suggested ages: under 6 years old.
Location
Classroom
Library
Timberglen Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 12, 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, August 12, 2015
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, August 12, 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, August 12, 2015
Time
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM
Description
Great fun for all - moms/caregivers and their infants up to 24 months with interactive music and nursery rhymes!
Location
Classroom
Library
Timberglen Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 12, 2015
Time
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Description
Lily Pad Lapsit is a great way for caregivers and babies to bond through movement, song, play, and rhyme. Children’s Librarian, Ms. Anna, will guide caregivers through 15 minutes of interactive programming, and then provide soft baby-safe toys for 15 minutes of free play and soothing music. Give your little one a head start to literacy by joining us at Lily Pad Lapsit every Wednesday morning.

This program is targeted to babies 0-18 months, but all ages are welcome!
Location
Auditorium
Library
Renner Frankford Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 12, 2015
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Lunches are available to children ages 1-18 years. Children must eat lunch on site.
Location
Classroom A & B
Library
White Rock Hills Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 12, 2015
Time
12:15 PM - 1:10 PM
Description
Children and teens age 1-18 are invited to enjoy a free, nutritious lunch Mondays through Fridays, from 12:15-1:10. Program is sponsored by Equal Heart.
Location
Meeting Room A & B
Library
Arcadia Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 12, 2015
Time
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Description
Lunches are available to children ages 0-18 years, and must be eaten on site.
Library
North Oak Cliff Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 12, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
Description
If you are 14 or older and interested in becoming a Dallas Public Library volunteer, please attend this orientation session to learn more about our opportunities and fill out an application.

All court ordered community service volunteers must call The Volunteer Center of North Texas at 214-821-8711 ext.410 to register for and complete orientation before volunteering for the Dallas Public Library.
Location
In Library
Library
Grauwyler Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 12, 2015
Time
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
San Jacinto Elementary 7900 Hume Drive 75227 2nd and 4th Wednesday 2:30-4:00 p.m.
Location
On the Bus
Library
Bookmobile1

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 12, 2015
Time
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
Snacks are available to children ages 0-18 years, and must be eaten on site.
Library
North Oak Cliff Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 12, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Bring a pillow or a blanket and come settle in for a fun, family movie!
Library
Timberglen Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 12, 2015
Time
3:30 PM - 3:50 PM
Description
Children and teens age 1-18 are invited to enjoy a free, nutritious snack Mondays through Fridays, from 3:30-3:50. Program is sponsored by Equal Heart.
Location
Meeting Room A & B
Library
Arcadia Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 12, 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, August 12, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
What Did the Pen Say to the Pencil?
Do you have the “back to school blues”? Are you nervous, excited, worried or scared? You are not alone; almost everyone feels some anxiety about starting a new school year. Let master storyteller Blanca Reyna put your mind at ease in this fun, interactive program filled with stress-relieving laughter and group participation. It might even help you make some new friends on your first day at school!
Location
Auditorium
Library
Polk-Wisdom Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 12, 2015
Time
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Come and watch some anime movies at the library!
Bring your favorite pillow,blanket, and/or lawn chair.
Popcorn provided!

Featured movie:
The Girl Who Leapt Through Time (Not Rated,98 min.,Animation, Comedy, Drama)
Something strange has happened to Makoto Konno. Time has suddenly stopped and moved her backwards. With her newly discovered ability to literally leap backwards in time Makoto finds that tests become a piece of cake, embarrassing situations are corrected and she can have her favorite food anytime she wants. Unfortunately her carefree time traveling has adverse effects on the people she cares for. With every successful leap Makoto somehow alters the fate of those around her. This was not supposed to happen and as she races back in time to fix everything, she notices that her abilities are not limitless but with every successful jump she is one step closer to discovering the most wonderful secret in her young adult life. -amazon.com


Location
Auditorium
Library
Audelia Road Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 13, 2015
Time
12:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Description
A free nutritious and balanced box lunch for kids ages 1-18 (Tuesday-Friday) 12 - 1 pm. Provided by Equal Heart, who is a sponsor for the Texas Department of Agriculture's Summer Food Service Program. Children must eat lunch on site.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Timberglen Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 13, 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, August 13, 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, August 13, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Back-to-School Robots
Join master musician and storyteller Rochelle Rabouin for some fun and some fascinating facts about robots. What are they and where can you find them? What do they do? For one thing, they may give you some great back-to-school ideas. Listen to and dance to robot music and make a paper robot to take home.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Skillman Southwestern Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 13, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Enjoy a fun story time with the Martin Luther King Branch Library Children's Librarian. This is a story time at the neighborhood daycare for preschoolers ages 2-5.
Location
Off-Site
Library
Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 13, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
“It’s the First Day of School!”
Do you look forward to the first day of school, or do you dread it? Writer and storyteller Audrey Turner shares Charlie Brown’s first day of school with you in this interactive program and gives you the opportunity to share your memories of your first day at school by interviewing others and “reporting” your findings. Discover how imagining a positive outcome makes a difference in everything!
Location
Auditorium
Library
Highland Hills Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 13, 2015
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Lunches are available to children ages 1-18 years. Children must eat lunch on site.
Location
Classroom A & B
Library
White Rock Hills Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 13, 2015
Time
12:15 PM - 1:10 PM
Description
Children and teens age 1-18 are invited to enjoy a free, nutritious lunch Mondays through Fridays, from 12:15-1:10. Program is sponsored by Equal Heart.
Location
Meeting Room A & B
Library
Arcadia Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 13, 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, August 13, 2015
Time
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Description
Lunches will be available to children ages 1 to 18. Lunch must be eaten on site.
Location
Black Box Theater
Library
Hampton-Illinois Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 13, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Get out of the heat and enjoy a cool and relaxing Teen Movie
Location
4th floor - Shirley Philipson Pollock Performance Space
Library
Central Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 13, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
Interactive Art Workshop. Create your own art work inspired by Intersections, an exhibition by Anila Quayyum Agha. K-12 students welcome.
Location
Classroom A
Library
Polk-Wisdom Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 13, 2015
Time
3:30 PM - 3:50 PM
Description
Children and teens age 1-18 are invited to enjoy a free, nutritious snack Mondays through Fridays, from 3:30-3:50. Program is sponsored by Equal Heart.
Location
Meeting Room A & B
Library
Arcadia Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 13, 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, August 13, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Description
Join us for a story time geared for Kindergarten-aged children as we read books, sing songs, and create crafts!
Location
Auditorium
Library
Preston Royal Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 13, 2015
Time
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Description
If you are 14 or older and interested in becoming a Dallas Public Library volunteer, please attend this orientation session to learn more about our opportunities and fill out an application. All court ordered community service volunteers must call The Volunteer Center of North Texas at 214-821-8711 ext.410 to register for and complete orientation before volunteering for the Dallas Public Library.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Mountain Creek Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, August 14, 2015
Time
12:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Description
A free nutritious and balanced box lunch for kids ages 1-18 (Tuesday-Friday) 12 - 1 pm. Provided by Equal Heart, who is a sponsor for the Texas Department of Agriculture's Summer Food Service Program. Children must eat lunch on site.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Timberglen Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, August 14, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
Please join us in NorthCourt of NorthPark for a literary journey through yoga breathing, stretching, story and shavasana led by Stephanie Spett (Please bring a yoga mat.)
Location
NorthCourt
Library
Bookmarks

Title
Date
Friday, August 14, 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, August 14, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Join us for story time for preschool age children under 4 years old. Located in the Children's area at the Dallas West Library. Story time fun with books, songs and crafts.
Location
Children's Area
Library
Dallas West Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, August 14, 2015
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Lunches are available to children ages 1-18 years. Children must eat lunch on site.
Location
Classroom A & B
Library
White Rock Hills Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, August 14, 2015
Time
12:15 PM - 1:10 PM
Description
Children and teens age 1-18 are invited to enjoy a free, nutritious lunch Mondays through Fridays, from 12:15-1:10. Program is sponsored by Equal Heart.
Location
Meeting Room A & B
Library
Arcadia Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, August 14, 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, August 14, 2015
Time
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Description
Lunches will be available to children ages 1 to 18. Lunch must be eaten on site.
Location
Black Box Theater
Library
Hampton-Illinois Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, August 14, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
Test your engineering skills. Create structures with different kinds of materials. Be prepared for several challenges!

This program is sponsored by the Dallas Foundation.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Park Forest Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, August 14, 2015
Time
3:30 PM - 3:50 PM
Description
Children and teens age 1-18 are invited to enjoy a free, nutritious snack Mondays through Fridays, from 3:30-3:50. Program is sponsored by Equal Heart.
Location
Meeting Room A & B
Library
Arcadia Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, August 14, 2015
Time
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Atmos Energy presents an exciting storytime that emphasizes science, technology, engineering and mathematical (STEM) concepts for children two to five years old.
Location
Storytime Steps inside Bookmarks
Library
Bookmarks

Title
Date
Friday, August 14, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Goldilocks and the Three Dinosaurs
Master puppeteer Sandy Shrout and her talented puppets present a twist on the classic story Goldilocks and the Three Bears. Goldilocks and her friends, the three dinosaurs, are anxious about returning to school. Contribute your opinions on what these friends need to do to make sure they have good experiences starting school.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Prairie Creek Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 15, 2015
Time
9:15 AM - 9:30 AM
Description
Join us for our special shoelace-tying storytime as part of Nordstrom’s monthly shoelace-tying workshop!!

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

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

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

Title
Date
Saturday, August 15, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Play with me!

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

Saturdays 10am to 11:15am
Prairie Creek Branch Library
9609 Lake June Rd, Dallas, TX 75217

For more information, call 972-400-0286

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

UT Dallas
Center for Children and Families



¡Juega conmigo!

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

Los sábados 10am - 11:15am
En la biblioteca Prairie Creek
9609 Lake June Rd, Dallas, TX 75217

Para más información, llame al 972-400-0286

Patrocinado por: Children’s Medical Center, George and Fay Young Foundation, Harold B Simmons Foundation, the Dallas Foundation
UT Dallas
Center for Children and Families
Location
Classrooms 1 & 2
Library
Prairie Creek Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 15, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Friends of the Pleasant Grove Library will hosting their monthly meeting & membership drive.
Location
Study Room A
Library
Pleasant Grove Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 15, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
STARTING AGAIN AFTER LABOR DAY: FREE Tutoring IN READING! Reading Specialist and Library Associate Kathy Barnes will be offering free sessions to help children ages 6 to 15 years old with their reading. Students will receive personal attention and choice of reading materials. Summer is a great time to assist your child with maintaining and/or improving their reading skills. Classes will be offered twice weekly on TUESDAYS, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. and again on SATURDAYS, 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. As an added bonus: Children can earn reading "minutes" for rewards from The Mayor's Summer Reading Club. So let's get reading! Please schedule your session in advance. For more information call Kathy Barnes at 214-670-0344
Location
Conference Room
Library
Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 15, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Using household materials, participants design and build pathways for a rolling object to travel. They will see potential and kinetic energy, velocity, and the effect of slope in action as they create a marble run and a roller coaster with loops. What design elements will help the marble complete the path successfully? In these engineering challenges, participants practice the iterative design process as they design a prototype, test, analyze and refine their product. Sponsored by The Dallas Foundation.
Utilizando materiales domésticos, los participantes diseñan y construyen caminos para un objeto rodante a viajar. Verán energía potencial y cinética, la velocidad y el efecto de la pendiente cuando crean una carrera de mármol y una montaña rusa con lazos. ¿Qué elementos de diseño ayudará a completar con éxito el camino del mármol? En estos desafíos de ingeniería, práctican los participantes al proceso de diseño iterativo como diseñar un prototipo, prueba, analiza y refinar sus productos. Patrocinado por la Fundación de Dallas.
Location
Children's Area
Library
Grauwyler Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 15, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Spanish Storytime with Senora Lilia!
Ms. Lilia is a native of Argentina and has worked as a librarian with the Dallas Public Library for over 10 years. She is very creative and enjoys reading to children!
Location
NorthCourt
Library
Bookmarks

Title
Date
Saturday, August 15, 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, August 15, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Fun and interactive storytime for preschool ages and younger.
Location
Children's Area
Library
Kleberg-Rylie Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 15, 2015
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, August 15, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Power Forward! Electromagnetic waves are all around us, but what can we do with them? Learn about many exciting circuit elements as we work together to pull electricity out of thin air! Sponsored by IEEE Dallas Young Professionals.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Polk-Wisdom Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 15, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Join us for Family Fun Story Time with Miss Yannique followed by a craft!
Location
Children's Area
Library
Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 15, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Dallas West Branch has a Math tutor available from 1 p.m.-4 p.m. on Saturdays. 1-2 p.m. is 3rd grade math, 2-3 p.m. is 4th grade math, and 3-4 p.m. is 5th grade math. There are four slots available for each hour. Please sign up at the Circulation Desk.
Location
In Library
Library
Dallas West Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 15, 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, August 15, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Emily’s Everyday Manners
Follow Emily and her best friend Ethan as they demonstrate that good manners aren’t just for special occasions – they are for everyday use! Master storyteller Rolanda Brigham shows you how practicing good manners is “cool” and can make your school day a real success! Learn to say “Thank you” and “I’m sorry” in American Sign Language.
Location
2nd Floor - Children's Center Kahn Pavilion
Library
Central Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 15, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Journey back in time with master theater artist Dana Proulx Willis to meet two unforgettable teenage boys, Pink and Say, who fought in the Civil War. History comes alive as you follow their first meeting and the profound friendship that develops between them. Contribute your opinions to an important, present day discussion about conflicts with others and how they can be resolved.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Oak Lawn Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 15, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
The North Oak Cliff Branch Library has a wonderful mural on the outside of our building that celebrates our neighborhood. Due to age and the elements, the mural needs some retouches! Join us for this wonderful community event and help us restore our beautiful mural, and maybe add some new touches to it as well.
Library
North Oak Cliff Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 15, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Join your friends and family at the Audelia Road Branch Library to have some fun with Paw Patrol. Activities, crafts, treats, giveaways and more! Sponsored by the Audelia Road Library Friends.
Space is limited so be sure to register ASAP!
Location
Auditorium
Library
Audelia Road Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 15, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Come join us for a fun children's craft! Fun for the whole family!
Location
Children's Area
Library
Dallas West Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 15, 2015
Time
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Lets get together and play! Winner and runner up for today's Smash Bros Brawl will be automatically entered in the December Brawl Tournament of Champions!
Location
Auditorium
Library
Park Forest Branch Library

Title
Date
Sunday, August 16, 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, August 16, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Join us for a free movie showing provided by the Friends of the Bachman Lake Library!

Snacks available for purchase! All proceeds will benefit your library!!
Location
Black Box Theater
Library
Bachman Lake Branch Library

Title
Date
Sunday, August 16, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
What currency does Hong Kong use? What are the five factions in Divergent? Why isn't Pluto still a planet? Love trivia? Join us for some friendly competition, and test your knowledge of practically everything: pop culture, science, math, history, literature and so much more. We recommend that you put together your best trivia team of 2-5 players. Can't find fellow trivia fans? Come anyway and we'll find you a team! Recommended ages: 12 years to adult.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Preston Royal Branch Library

Title
Date
Sunday, August 16, 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
Monday, August 17, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Concord Missionary Baptist Church 6808 Pastor Bailey Dr. 1st and 3rd Monday 10:00- 11:00 a.m.
Location
On the Bus
Library
Bookmobile1

Title
Date
Monday, August 17, 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! This Storytime will be located in EastCourt located between Dillard's and Starbucks.
Location
Off-Site
Library
Bookmarks

Title
Date
Monday, August 17, 2015
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Lunches are available to children ages 1-18 years. Children must eat lunch on site.
Location
Classroom A & B
Library
White Rock Hills Branch Library

Title
Date
Monday, August 17, 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, August 17, 2015
Time
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Description
Lunches will be available to children ages 1 to 18. Lunch must be eaten on site.
Location
Black Box Theater
Library
Hampton-Illinois Branch Library

Title
Date
Monday, August 17, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Emily’s Everyday Manners
Follow Emily and her best friend Ethan as they demonstrate that good manners aren’t just for special occasions – they are for everyday use! Master storyteller Rolanda Brigham shows you how practicing good manners is “cool” and can make your school day a real success! Learn to say “Thank you” and “I’m sorry” in American Sign Language.
Location
Auditorium
Library
White Rock Hills Branch Library

Title
Date
Monday, August 17, 2015
Time
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Frazier Town Homes 1st and 3rd Monday 2:30 pm- 4:oo pm
Location
On the Bus
Library
Bookmobile1

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 18, 2015
Time
12:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Description
A free nutritious and balanced box lunch for kids ages 1-18 (Tuesday-Friday) 12 - 1 pm. Provided by Equal Heart, who is a sponsor for the Texas Department of Agriculture's Summer Food Service Program. Children must eat lunch on site.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Timberglen Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 18, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Childrens Choice Learning Center 7701 Forest Lane, Dallas, Texas 75230 1st & 3rd Tuesday 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Location
On the Bus
Library
Bookmobile1

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 18, 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, August 18, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Emily’s Everyday Manners
Follow Emily and her best friend Ethan as they demonstrate that good manners aren’t just for special occasions – they are for everyday use! Master storyteller Rolanda Brigham shows you how practicing good manners is “cool” and can make your school day a real success! Learn to say “Thank you” and “I’m sorry” in American Sign Language.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Preston Royal Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 18, 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, August 18, 2015
Time
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Description
Tadpole Tales is a fun, free, and social way for the very young to learn language and counting skills. This storytime aims to introduce children to the world of books and reading with fun, interactive experiences in a safe environment. Tadpole Tales incudes stories, rhymes, songs, finger-plays, bubbles and ends with a simple craft activity and book giveaway. Each Tadpole Tales is centered around a theme from start to finish. Check the print calendar at the branch to see each week's theme and dress up along with children's librarian, Ms. Anna! Total program length is between 30 and 45 minutes.

This program is targeted to children ranging in age from 2 to 4 years old, but all ages are welcome!
Location
Auditorium
Library
Renner Frankford Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 18, 2015
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Lunches are available to children ages 1-18 years. Children must eat lunch on site.
Location
Classroom A & B
Library
White Rock Hills Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 18, 2015
Time
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Description
Lunches will be available to children ages 1 to 18. Lunch must be eaten on site.
Location
Black Box Theater
Library
Hampton-Illinois Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 18, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Share your opinions and reactions about your favorite manga and comic books! Enjoy snacks and the company of other Manga and comic readers. Bring your favorites to discuss. Ages 13 to 18.
Location
Auditorium
Library
North Oak Cliff Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 18, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Emily’s Everyday Manners
Follow Emily and her best friend Ethan as they demonstrate that good manners aren’t just for special occasions – they are for everyday use! Master storyteller Rolanda Brigham shows you how practicing good manners is “cool” and can make your school day a real success! Learn to say “Thank you” and “I’m sorry” in American Sign Language.
Location
Lisa Kilolo Todd Auditorium
Library
Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 18, 2015
Time
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Bethune Elementary 1665 Duncanville Road 1st and 3rd Tuesday 2:30 - 4:00 pm
Location
On the Bus
Library
Bookmobile1

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 18, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Join us on Tuesday afternoons for a bilingual story time and more. Children of all ages welcome.

Ven accompananos cada martes para una hora de cuentos bilinguales y mas. Ninos de cualqier edad son bienvenidos.
Location
Children's Area
Library
Polk-Wisdom Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 18, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Need help making sense out of math homework? Stop by for one-on-one math tutoring for grades K - 12. Please bring your current math assignments, a pencil, and scratch paper.
Location
Conference Room
Library
Highland Hills Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 18, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Come join us for a fun children's craft.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Mountain Creek Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 18, 2015
Time
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Come join us for some awesome fun experimenting with science, technology, art and or math!
Location
Auditorium
Library
Dallas West Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 18, 2015
Time
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Teens ages 13-18 are invited to join us every 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month for an afterschool program to have group viewings of classic works in anime, samplings of new and old releases, and movie nights featuring pieces by directors Hayao Miyazaki, Mamoru Hosada and Mahiro Maeda. Please join us to watch anime, discuss manga and get excited for new releases!
Location
Classroom A
Library
White Rock Hills Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 18, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
FREE Tutoring IN READING! Reading Specialist and Library Associate Kathy Barnes will be offering free sessions to help children ages 6 to 15 years old with their reading. Students will receive personal attention and choice of reading materials. Summer is a great time to assist your child with maintaining and/or improving their reading skills. Classes will be offered twice weekly on TUESDAYS, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. and again on SATURDAYS, 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. As an added bonus: Children can earn reading "minutes" for rewards from The Mayor's Summer Reading Club. So let's get reading! Please schedule your session in advance. For more information call Kathy Barnes at 214-670-0344
Location
Conference Room
Library
Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Time
12:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Description
A free nutritious and balanced box lunch for kids ages 1-18 (Tuesday-Friday) 12 - 1 pm. Provided by Equal Heart, who is a sponsor for the Texas Department of Agriculture's Summer Food Service Program. Children must eat lunch on site.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Timberglen Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 19, 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, August 19, 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, August 19, 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, August 19, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Emily’s Everyday Manners
Follow Emily and her best friend Ethan as they demonstrate that good manners aren’t just for special occasions – they are for everyday use! Master storyteller Rolanda Brigham shows you how practicing good manners is “cool” and can make your school day a real success! Learn to say “Thank you” and “I’m sorry” in American Sign Language.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Park Forest Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Time
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM
Description
Great fun for all - moms/caregivers and their infants up to 24 months with interactive music and nursery rhymes!
Location
Classroom
Library
Timberglen Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Time
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Description
Lily Pad Lapsit is a great way for caregivers and babies to bond through movement, song, play, and rhyme. Children’s Librarian, Ms. Anna, will guide caregivers through 15 minutes of interactive programming, and then provide soft baby-safe toys for 15 minutes of free play and soothing music. Give your little one a head start to literacy by joining us at Lily Pad Lapsit every Wednesday morning.

This program is targeted to babies 0-18 months, but all ages are welcome!
Location
Auditorium
Library
Renner Frankford Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Lunches are available to children ages 1-18 years. Children must eat lunch on site.
Location
Classroom A & B
Library
White Rock Hills Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Time
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Description
Lunches will be available to children ages 1 to 18. Lunch must be eaten on site.
Location
Black Box Theater
Library
Hampton-Illinois Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Time
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Cesar Chavez Elementary 1710 N. Carroll 1st and 3rd Wednesday 2:30 - 4:00 pm
Location
On the Bus
Library
Bookmobile1

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Bring a pillow or a blanket and come settle in for a fun, family movie!
Library
Timberglen Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 19, 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
Thursday, August 20, 2015
Time
12:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Description
A free nutritious and balanced box lunch for kids ages 1-18 (Tuesday-Friday) 12 - 1 pm. Provided by Equal Heart, who is a sponsor for the Texas Department of Agriculture's Summer Food Service Program. Children must eat lunch on site.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Timberglen Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 20, 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, August 20, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Enjoy a fun story time with the Martin Luther King Branch Library Children's Librarian. This is a story time at the neighborhood daycare for preschoolers ages 2-5.
Location
Off-Site
Library
Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 20, 2015
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Lunches are available to children ages 1-18 years. Children must eat lunch on site.
Location
Classroom A & B
Library
White Rock Hills Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 20, 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, August 20, 2015
Time
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Description
Lunches will be available to children ages 1 to 18. Lunch must be eaten on site.
Location
Black Box Theater
Library
Hampton-Illinois Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 20, 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, August 20, 2015
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
The Wonderful World of Books!
What part do books play in your days? How can they shape your future path? Far from being boring, books can help you live a rich, fulfilling life. Let master storyteller Melody Bell show you how books can positively affect your choices and your experiences. Discover how important they can be to your future. Make and decorate a book hanger to take home.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Kleberg-Rylie Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 20, 2015
Time
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Socialize with genealogists and researchers while working on FamilySearch's Freedmen's Bureau Indexing Project.
Location
8th floor - In Library
Library
Central Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 20, 2015
Time
6:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Description
If you are 14 or older and interested in becoming a Dallas Public Library volunteer, please attend this orientation session to learn more about our opportunities and fill out an application.

All court ordered community service volunteers must call The Volunteer Center of North Texas at 214-821-8711 ext.410 to register for and complete orientation before volunteering for the Dallas Public Library.
Location
Classroom A
Library
White Rock Hills Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 20, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Nextdoor is a social networking website for neighborhoods. It allows users to connect with people who live in their neighborhood.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Kleberg-Rylie Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, August 21, 2015
Time
12:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Description
A free nutritious and balanced box lunch for kids ages 1-18 (Tuesday-Friday) 12 - 1 pm. Provided by Equal Heart, who is a sponsor for the Texas Department of Agriculture's Summer Food Service Program. Children must eat lunch on site.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Timberglen Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, August 21, 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, August 21, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Join us for story time for preschool age children under 4 years old. Located in the Children's area at the Dallas West Library. Story time fun with books, songs and crafts.
Location
Children's Area
Library
Dallas West Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, August 21, 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, August 21, 2015
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Lunches are available to children ages 1-18 years. Children must eat lunch on site.
Location
Classroom A & B
Library
White Rock Hills Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, August 21, 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, August 21, 2015
Time
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Description
Lunches will be available to children ages 1 to 18. Lunch must be eaten on site.
Location
Black Box Theater
Library
Hampton-Illinois Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, August 21, 2015
Time
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Atmos Energy presents an exciting storytime that emphasizes science, technology, engineering and mathematical (STEM) concepts for children two to five years old.
Location
Storytime Steps inside Bookmarks
Library
Bookmarks

Title
Date
Friday, August 21, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Description
Come join us for a free family movie!

¡Traiga a su familia a ver una pelicula divertida gratis!
Location
Florence Jeannette Coe Meeting Room A & B
Library
Grauwyler Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 22, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
FREE Tutoring IN READING! Reading Specialist and Library Associate Kathy Barnes will be offering free sessions to help children ages 6 to 15 years old with their reading. Students will receive personal attention and choice of reading materials. Summer is a great time to assist your child with maintaining and/or improving their reading skills. Classes will be offered twice weekly on TUESDAYS, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. and again on SATURDAYS, 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. As an added bonus: Children can earn reading "minutes" for rewards from The Mayor's Summer Reading Club. So let's get reading! Please schedule your session in advance. For more information call Kathy Barnes at 214-670-0344
Location
Conference Room
Library
Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 22, 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! The Dramatic Difference Storytime will be performed in EastCourt of NorthPark Center.
Location
Off-Site
Library
Bookmarks

Title
Date
Saturday, August 22, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
If you are 14 or older and interested in becoming a Dallas Public Library volunteer, please attend this orientation session to learn more about our opportunities and fill out an application.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Oak Lawn Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 22, 2015
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, August 22, 2015
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Emily’s Everyday Manners
Follow Emily and her best friend Ethan as they demonstrate that good manners aren’t just for special occasions – they are for everyday use! Master storyteller Rolanda Brigham shows you how practicing good manners is “cool” and can make your school day a real success! Learn to say “Thank you” and “I’m sorry” in American Sign Language.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Skyline Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 22, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Join us for Family Fun Story Time with Miss Yannique followed by a craft!
Location
Children's Area
Library
Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 22, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Dallas West Branch has a Math tutor available from 1 p.m.-4 p.m. on Saturdays. 1-2 p.m. is 3rd grade math, 2-3 p.m. is 4th grade math, and 3-4 p.m. is 5th grade math. There are four slots available for each hour. Please sign up at the Circulation Desk.
Location
In Library
Library
Dallas West Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 22, 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, August 22, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Come use your imagination and build with Legos.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Park Forest Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 22, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Youth will enjoy creating crafts that are pretty as well as crafts they can also eat.
Location
Lisa Kilolo Todd Auditorium
Library
Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 22, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
Crack out the "Settlers of Catan," "Ticket to Ride," "Texas 42" and "Clue!" It's time to play the best board games around. Preston Royal will have games available, but encourages people to bring and share their own games as well.

Recommended ages: 12 to adult
Location
Auditorium
Library
Preston Royal Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 22, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Come join us for a fun children's craft! Fun for the whole family!
Location
Children's Area
Library
Dallas West Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 22, 2015
Time
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
Kids come and join us at the Oak Lawn Library and create a new piece of art.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Oak Lawn Branch Library

Title
Date
Sunday, August 23, 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, August 23, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
A book club for young girls from the ages of 8-12 who meet to discuss selected books that they have read and express their opinions. There will be fun activities that will coincide with the books read. There will be a lot of fun and exploring in store!
Location
Training Room
Library
Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest Branch Library

Title
Date
Monday, August 24, 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, August 24, 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, August 24, 2015
Time
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Vickery Meadow Elementary 6606 Ridgecrest Road 2nd and 4th Monday 2:30- 4:00 p.m.
Location
On the Bus
Library
Bookmobile1

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 25, 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, August 25, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:10 AM
Description
This toddler story time promotes beginning literacy through reading, songs, movement, and fun activities.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Preston Royal Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 25, 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, August 25, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Interactive storytime featuring books, movement, rhymes and music. Suggested ages: 6 years old and younger.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Mountain Creek Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Time
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Description
Tadpole Tales is a fun, free, and social way for the very young to learn language and counting skills. This storytime aims to introduce children to the world of books and reading with fun, interactive experiences in a safe environment. Tadpole Tales incudes stories, rhymes, songs, finger-plays, bubbles and ends with a simple craft activity and book giveaway. Each Tadpole Tales is centered around a theme from start to finish. Check the print calendar at the branch to see each week's theme and dress up along with children's librarian, Ms. Anna! Total program length is between 30 and 45 minutes.

This program is targeted to children ranging in age from 2 to 4 years old, but all ages are welcome!
Location
Auditorium
Library
Renner Frankford Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Join us on Tuesday afternoons for a bilingual story time and more. Children of all ages welcome.

Ven accompananos cada martes para una hora de cuentos bilinguales y mas. Ninos de cualqier edad son bienvenidos.
Location
Children's Area
Library
Polk-Wisdom Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Need help making sense out of math homework? Stop by for one-on-one math tutoring for grades K - 12. Please bring your current math assignments, a pencil, and scratch paper.
Location
Conference Room
Library
Highland Hills Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Time
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Attention all mad scientists! Engage your brain and blow off some STEAM with a fun science, technology, engineering, art, or math activity! Free family fun!

¡Atencion a todo los científicos locos! Involucre a su cerebro y deshóguese con una actividad divertida de ciencia, tenología, ingenería, arte, o matemáticas, ¡Diversión familiar gratis!
Location
Children's Area
Library
Grauwyler Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Time
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Come join us for some awesome fun experimenting with science, technology, art and or math!
Location
In Library
Library
Dallas West Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Time
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
ECRR program training for volunteers teaching the children of ESL students in the fall semester.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Dallas West Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Time
6:00 PM - 7:45 PM
Description
How do diseases spread and how can we as a community prevent and prepare for them? In the book Station Eleven, the SMU Reads common reading selection, author Emily St. John Mandel depicts a fast-spreading infectious disease as it kills nearly 90 percent of the world’s population. Dr. Seema Yasmin of UT Dallas and County Health Director Zachary Thompson will talk about what should worry us and what shouldn’t when it comes to disease outbreak, including how hospitals and governments work to prevent pandemics.
Location
1st floor - Auditorium
Library
Central Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
The Teen Advisory Council consists of teens ages 12-17 from area schools who wish to make an impact on teen programs. If you would like to make an impact and help plan, promote, and host programs for teens come the meeting and share your ideas. This is a co-sponsored program between the White Rock Hills Library and the White Rock YMCA.
Location
Classroom A
Library
White Rock Hills Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
FREE Tutoring IN READING! Reading Specialist and Library Associate Kathy Barnes will be offering free sessions to help children ages 6 to 15 years old with their reading. Students will receive personal attention and choice of reading materials. Summer is a great time to assist your child with maintaining and/or improving their reading skills. Classes will be offered twice weekly on TUESDAYS, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. and again on SATURDAYS, 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. As an added bonus: Children can earn reading "minutes" for rewards from The Mayor's Summer Reading Club. So let's get reading! Please schedule your session in advance. For more information call Kathy Barnes at 214-670-0344
Location
Conference Room
Library
Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 26, 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, August 26, 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, August 26, 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, August 26, 2015
Time
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM
Description
Great fun for all - moms/caregivers and their infants up to 24 months with interactive music and nursery rhymes!
Location
Classroom
Library
Timberglen Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Time
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Description
Lily Pad Lapsit is a great way for caregivers and babies to bond through movement, song, play, and rhyme. Children’s Librarian, Ms. Anna, will guide caregivers through 15 minutes of interactive programming, and then provide soft baby-safe toys for 15 minutes of free play and soothing music. Give your little one a head start to literacy by joining us at Lily Pad Lapsit every Wednesday morning.

This program is targeted to babies 0-18 months, but all ages are welcome!
Location
Auditorium
Library
Renner Frankford Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Time
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
San Jacinto Elementary 7900 Hume Drive 75227 2nd and 4th Wednesday 2:30-4:00 p.m.
Location
On the Bus
Library
Bookmobile1

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Bring a pillow or a blanket and come settle in for a fun, family movie!
Library
Timberglen Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 26, 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, August 26, 2015
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
Art Think Jr. encourages creativity and promotes visual literacy through the study of contemporary art. Learn about and explore the work of a contemporary artist, and then create your own masterpiece. The session is tailored to elementary school students and will last about 1 hour.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Audelia Road Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 27, 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, August 27, 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, August 27, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Enjoy a fun story time with the Martin Luther King Branch Library Children's Librarian. This is a story time at the neighborhood daycare for preschoolers ages 2-5.
Location
Off-Site
Library
Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 27, 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, August 27, 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, August 27, 2015
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: 6-14 years old
Location
Auditorium
Library
Preston Royal Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, August 28, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
Please join us in NorthCourt of NorthPark for a literary journey through yoga breathing, stretching, story and shavasana led by Stephanie Spett (Please bring a yoga mat.)
Location
NorthCourt
Library
Bookmarks

Title
Date
Friday, August 28, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
School Days around the World
What do you think it would be like to go to school in another country? Let master musicians and storytellers Rochelle Rabouin and Stewart Shelton take you on a tour in the lives of children from seven countries around the world. Sing along with them as you learn folksongs from some of these countries and discover how much students around the world have in common.
Location
Children's Area
Library
North Oak Cliff Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, August 28, 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, August 28, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Join us for story time for preschool age children under 4 years old. Located in the Children's area at the Dallas West Library. Story time fun with books, songs and crafts.
Location
Children's Area
Library
Dallas West Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, August 28, 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, August 28, 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, August 28, 2015
Time
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Atmos Energy presents an exciting storytime that emphasizes science, technology, engineering and mathematical (STEM) concepts for children two to five years old.
Location
Storytime Steps inside Bookmarks
Library
Bookmarks

Title
Date
Saturday, August 29, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Free math tutoring for youth K through 12 in the South Dallas area.
Location
Classroom 1 & 2
Library
Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 29, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
FREE Tutoring IN READING! Reading Specialist and Library Associate Kathy Barnes will be offering free sessions to help children ages 6 to 15 years old with their reading. Students will receive personal attention and choice of reading materials. Summer is a great time to assist your child with maintaining and/or improving their reading skills. Classes will be offered twice weekly on TUESDAYS, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. and again on SATURDAYS, 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. As an added bonus: Children can earn reading "minutes" for rewards from The Mayor's Summer Reading Club. So let's get reading! Please schedule your session in advance. For more information call Kathy Barnes at 214-670-0344
Location
Conference Room
Library
Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 29, 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, August 29, 2015
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, August 29, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Join us for Family Fun Story Time with Miss Yannique followed by a craft!
Location
Children's Area
Library
Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 29, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Math Magicians
Do you struggle with math? Would you rather eat a spinach and broccoli cookie than do your math homework? If so, join master storyteller Blanca Reyna to learn some tricks that will turn you into a “math magician” and will make learning math fun! Have a great time practicing your newfound strategies with others.
Location
Children's Area
Library
Dallas West Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 29, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Dallas West Branch has a Math tutor available from 1 p.m.-4 p.m. on Saturdays. 1-2 p.m. is 3rd grade math, 2-3 p.m. is 4th grade math, and 3-4 p.m. is 5th grade math. There are four slots available for each hour. Please sign up at the Circulation Desk.
Location
In Library
Library
Dallas West Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 29, 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, August 29, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Come use your creativity and join us for an hour of crafting fun.
Location
Teen Center
Library
Park Forest Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 29, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Come join us for a fun children's craft! Fun for the whole family!
Location
Children's Area
Library
Dallas West Branch Library

Title
Date
Sunday, August 30, 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, August 30, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
The Wonderful World of Books!
What part do books play in your days? How can they shape your future path? Far from being boring, books can help you live a rich, fulfilling life. Let master storyteller Melody Bell show you how books can positively affect your choices and your experiences. Discover how important they can be to your future. Make and decorate a book hanger to take home.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Renner Frankford Branch Library

Title
Date
Monday, August 31, 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, August 31, 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, September 01, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM
Description
If you are 14 or older and interested in becoming a Dallas Public Library volunteer, please attend orientation to learn more about our opportunities and fill out an application. All court ordered volunteers must call the Volunteer Center of North Texas at 214 821-8711 ext. 410 to register and complete their orientation before volunteering at the Dallas Public Library.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Kleberg-Rylie Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 01, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:10 AM
Description
This preschool story time promotes beginning literacy through reading, songs, movement, and fun activities.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Preston Royal Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 01, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Interactive, featuring books, movement rhymes and music. Suggested ages: 0-6 years old.
Location
Children's Area
Library
Pleasant Grove Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 01, 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, September 01, 2015
Time
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Description
Tadpole Tales is a fun, free, and social way for the very young to learn language and counting skills. This storytime aims to introduce children to the world of books and reading with fun, interactive experiences in a safe environment. Tadpole Tales incudes stories, rhymes, songs, finger-plays, bubbles and ends with a simple craft activity and book giveaway. Each Tadpole Tales is centered around a theme from start to finish. Check the print calendar at the branch to see each week's theme and dress up along with children's librarian, Ms. Anna! Total program length is between 30 and 45 minutes.

This program is targeted to children ranging in age from 2 to 4 years old, but all ages are welcome!
Location
Auditorium
Library
Renner Frankford Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 01, 2015
Time
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Storytime with Miss Jenna 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, September 01, 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, September 01, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
The Three Billy Goats Gruff
Cheer as master puppeteer Sandy Shrout and her clever puppets perform the classic Norwegian folktale of the three billy goats gruff and find out how they outsmarted a mean, hungry troll. Participate in the story by adding voices to the characters and contributing your ideas to change up the events.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Mountain Creek Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 01, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Join us on Tuesday afternoons for a bilingual story time and more. Children of all ages welcome.

Ven accompananos cada martes para una hora de cuentos bilinguales y mas. Niños de cualqier edad son bienvenidos.
Location
Children's Area
Library
Polk-Wisdom Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 01, 2015
Time
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Come join us for some awesome fun experimenting with science, technology, art and or math!
Location
Auditorium
Library
Dallas West Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 01, 2015
Time
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Teens ages 13-18 are invited to join us every 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month for an afterschool program to have group viewings of classic works in anime, samplings of new and old releases, and movie nights featuring pieces by directors Hayao Miyazaki, Mamoru Hosada and Mahiro Maeda. Please join us to watch anime, discuss manga and get excited for new releases!
Location
Classroom A
Library
White Rock Hills Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 01, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
FREE Tutoring IN READING! Reading Specialist and Library Associate Kathy Barnes will be offering free sessions to help children ages 6 to 15 years old with their reading. Students will receive personal attention and choice of reading materials. Summer is a great time to assist your child with maintaining and/or improving their reading skills. Classes will be offered twice weekly on TUESDAYS, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. and again on SATURDAYS, 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. As an added bonus: Children can earn reading "minutes" for rewards from The Mayor's Summer Reading Club. So let's get reading! Please schedule your session in advance. For more information call Kathy Barnes at 214-670-0344
Location
Conference Room
Library
Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 02, 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, September 02, 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, September 02, 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, September 02, 2015
Time
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM
Description
Great fun for all - moms/caregivers and their infants up to 24 months with interactive music and nursery rhymes!
Location
Auditorium
Library
Timberglen Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 02, 2015
Time
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Description
Lily Pad Lapsit is a great way for caregivers and babies to bond through movement, song, play, and rhyme. Children’s Librarian, Ms. Anna, will guide caregivers through 15 minutes of interactive programming, and then provide soft baby-safe toys for 15 minutes of free play and soothing music. Give your little one a head start to literacy by joining us at Lily Pad Lapsit every Wednesday morning.

This program is targeted to babies 0-18 months, but all ages are welcome!
Location
Auditorium
Library
Renner Frankford Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 02, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Bring a pillow or a blanket and come settle in for a fun, family movie!
Library
Timberglen Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 02, 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

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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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There is a fairy house and it sparkle
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Pinkalicious Fairy House
Author/Publication
Victoria Kann