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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 20, 2017
Time
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
For babies and their caregivers, learn simple rhymes, songs and books to stimulate infants. Suggested ages: 0 - 18 months
Location
Auditorium
Library
Timberglen Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 20, 2017
Time
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Come and do an a STEAM activity after school on Wednesdays.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Timberglen Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 20, 2017
Time
3:30 PM - 4:15 PM
Description
Preschool STEM storytime is geared for ages 3-6 and will explore STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math), with an emphasis on Science, Engineering, and Math. Caregivers are encouraged to actively participate with their children during the program.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Preston Royal Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 20, 2017
Time
4:15 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Join our after school program where we will have lots of fun together through crafts, activities, and games!
Location
In Library
Library
Lochwood Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, December 21, 2017
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Stories, songs and rhymes in Spanish to get ready to read! Suggested ages: 6 years old and under.

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

Title
Date
Thursday, December 21, 2017
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Test your creativity with LEGOs! Work by yourself or in small groups and make the best themed Lego creation! Recommended ages: 4-14 years old
Location
Auditorium
Library
Preston Royal Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, December 22, 2017
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Practice the skills you need to be ready to read. Hear stories, sing songs, jump around, and learn! Suggested ages: 18 months - 3 years old.
Location
Black Box Theater
Library
Fretz Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 23, 2017
Time
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
Want to make new friends and build decks while testing your skills against others? Bring your cards, video games or laptop. Free Wi-Fi.
Location
In Library
Library
Prairie Creek Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 23, 2017
Time
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Use your imagination and build with Legos.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Timberglen Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 23, 2017
Time
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
The Teen Anime Club is back every 4th Saturday from 3:30-5:30 PM. Join us for some anime, games, and drawing practice! For teens 12 and up.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Audelia Road Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 23, 2017
Time
3:45 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Youth Leadership Gavel Club! Formed to educate our youth to become influential leaders and excellent communicators - Sponsored by Toastmasters International.
Location
Classroom
Library
Timberglen Branch Library

Title
Date
Sunday, December 24, 2017
Time
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
Description
Bring your family and adventure with us through stories, crafts, movies, and games! We will be doing different activities every week with an all-ages approach in mind so that the entire family can have fun.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Preston Royal Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 27, 2017
Time
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
For babies and their caregivers, learn simple rhymes, songs and books to stimulate infants. Suggested ages: 0 - 18 months
Location
Auditorium
Library
Timberglen Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 27, 2017
Time
3:30 PM - 4:15 PM
Description
Preschool STEM storytime is geared for ages 3-6 and will explore STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math), with an emphasis on Science, Engineering, and Math. Caregivers are encouraged to actively participate with their children during the program.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Preston Royal Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 30, 2017
Time
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Come learn about art and writing at these workshops designed to help you develop your skills.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Timberglen Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 30, 2017
Time
2:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Inspire Empower focuses on the basics of photography, all the aspects of modeling, as well as learning basic and advanced make-up skills.
Library
Skillman Southwestern Branch Library

Title
Date
Sunday, December 31, 2017
Time
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
Description
Bring your family and adventure with us through stories, crafts, movies, and games! We will be doing different activities every week with an all-ages approach in mind so that the entire family can have fun.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Preston Royal Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, January 03, 2018
Time
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
For babies and their caregivers, learn simple rhymes, songs and books to stimulate infants. Suggested ages: 0 - 18 months
Location
Auditorium
Library
Timberglen Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
Time
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
For babies and their caregivers, learn simple rhymes, songs and books to stimulate infants. Suggested ages: 0 - 18 months
Location
Auditorium
Library
Timberglen Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, January 12, 2018
Time
4:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Teens 13 to 18 come and create, build,
and design during our Maker Space time
at the Timberglen Branch Library. We'll provide the supplies and the project, just bring your creative self!
Location
Classroom
Library
Timberglen Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, January 13, 2018
Time
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Description
Want to attend Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts? Better make sure your audition is the best it can be! Get advice and guidance from Booker T. teachers at these workshops in preparation for auditions in late January. Attend the session for your track on the following dates:
Nov. 11: Visual Arts
Dec. 9: Dance
Dec. 16: Music
Jan. 13: Theatre
Location
Black Box Theater
Library
Fretz Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, January 13, 2018
Time
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Description
Want to attend Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts? Better make sure your audition is the best it can be! Get advice and guidance from Booker T. teachers at these workshops in preparation for auditions in late January. Attend the session for your track on the following dates:
Nov. 11: Visual Arts
Dec. 9: Dance
Dec. 16: Music
Jan. 13: Theatre
Location
Black Box Theater
Library
Bachman Lake Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, January 13, 2018
Time
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Description
Want to attend Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts? Better make sure your audition is the best it can be! Get advice and guidance from Booker T. teachers at these workshops in preparation for auditions in late January. Attend the session for your track on the following dates:
Nov. 11: Visual Arts
Dec. 9: Dance
Dec. 16: Music
Jan. 13: Theatre
Location
Blackbox Theater
Library
Pleasant Grove Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, January 13, 2018
Time
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Description
Want to attend Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts? Better make sure your audition is the best it can be! Get advice and guidance from Booker T. teachers at these workshops in preparation for auditions in late January. Attend the session for your track on the following dates:
Nov. 11: Visual Arts
Dec. 9: Dance
Dec. 16: Music
Jan. 13: Theatre
Location
Black Box Theater
Library
Lochwood Branch Library

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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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First Captain America, Beast, and Hawk Eye fought Ultron. It took them a while but they finally defeated him. Ultron came back to fight again, but he was defeated once more by the Avengers. There's a lot more to this story, you should check it out a read. My brother even sat down and listened.
Title
Avengers: Rage of Ultron
Author/Publication
Rick Remender
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It talks about The different vehicles that People use to rescue people that are in trouble
Title
BIG BOOK OF RESCUE VEHICLES
Author/Publication
Carolina Bingham