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Upcoming Events
Title
Date
Saturday, September 05, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
See an excerpt of King Lear performed by Shakespeare Dallas, including the scene featured in Station Eleven, the SMU Reads selection. Hear more about the book by Emily St. John Mandel and reserve a seat for the author’s appearance at McFarlin Auditorium on September 9.

This program is made possible by a grant from the Texas State Library and Archive Commission.
Location
1st floor - Community Exchange
Library
Central Library

Title
Date
Saturday, September 05, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Renaissance Community Development Corporation will conduct a Youth Training Employment Training Program for teens.
Location
Study Room B
Library
Pleasant Grove Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, September 05, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Chinese Storytime with Linda Li! This storytime will be told in Mandarin Chinese and English in NorthCourt of NorthPark Center and will be led by Linda Li of the Park Cities Chinese School.
Location
NorthCourt
Library
Bookmarks

Title
Date
Saturday, September 05, 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, September 05, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 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
Children's Area
Library
Grauwyler Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, September 05, 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, September 05, 2015
Time
12:30 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Join the Dallas Public Library for a children's storytime as part of the free Nasher First Saturday events at the Nasher Sculpture Center is 2001 Flora Street, Dallas TX 75201.
Location
Off Site
Library
Dallas Public Library

Title
Date
Saturday, September 05, 2015
Time
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Description
Hispanic Diversity in Music
Explore the diverse range of Hispanic music with master musician Rochelle Rabouin, as she leads you through the exciting group of musicians from all over the world. Hear a brief history of Hispanic languages and musical influences, which will prepare you to sing along to great songs from Mexico, Brazil, Cuba and Haiti/Dominican Republic.
Location
Auditorium
Library
White Rock Hills Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, September 05, 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, September 05, 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, September 05, 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, September 05, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
Description
Come show off your creativity during this special craft time!
Location
2nd Floor - Children's Center
Library
Central Library

Title
Date
Saturday, September 05, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
Description
Join us Saturday afternoon for a story and a craft! Moms, dads, and children of all ages are welcome!

Location
In Library
Library
Bachman Lake Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, September 05, 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, September 05, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Come hear Girl Scout August Williams teach kids about what bullying is and how it hurts people around them.
Library
Forest Green Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, September 05, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Come join us and have fun building whatever you want.
The Lego Club is funded by a grant from the Old Oak Cliff Conservation League and the Hampton-Illinois Library Friends.

Unase a nosotros y tenga diversión construyendo lo que quiere.
El Lego Club está financiado por una beca de la Oak Cliff Asociación Conservacionista Antiguo y los Amigos de la Biblioteca de Hampton-Illinois.
Location
Black Box Theater
Library
Hampton-Illinois Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, September 05, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Join us for an afternoon of learning and fun while building with Legos!
Location
2nd Floor - Children's Center
Library
Central Library

Title
Date
Saturday, September 05, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
How Tigers Got Their Stripes

Listen to the fascinating Vietnamese folk tale of how tigers got their stripes, as told by master storyteller Alfreda Rollins. Discover how and why the mighty tiger, in search of wisdom, was outwitted and nearly destroyed! Share the value of wise decisions with others and learn 'trust games' that you can play anytime. Make your own 'courage stripes' to take home.
Location
Black Box Theater
Library
Lochwood Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, September 05, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Johnny Appleseed

Love biting into a crisp, juicy apple? Then, you’ll enjoy hearing the legend of Johnny Appleseed and his love of nature and apple trees with visual artist Nadine Burke. Discuss the huge role of trees in the overall scheme of nature and talk about your favorite fruit and how it is grown. Make your own paper bag tree to take home.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Forest Green Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, September 05, 2015
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
Come and join us as we create LEGO adventures and kingdoms at Oak Lawn. All ages welcome.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Oak Lawn Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, September 05, 2015
Time
4:30 PM - 5:30 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
Auditorium
Library
Park Forest Branch Library

Title
Date
Sunday, September 06, 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, September 06, 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, September 06, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Come practice reading aloud to a furry four-legged friend! Therapy dogs with Therapy Dogs International will be visiting the library to encourage struggling or reluctant readers build their reading skills!
Location
Children's Area
Library
Bachman Lake Branch Library

Title
Date
Sunday, September 06, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Do you enjoy friendly competition?
Want to spend your afternoon making new friends & playing an awesome game?
If you answered yes to the above questions, then you should join the library for an afternoon of Chess.
For Ages 8+
Open to all skill levels.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Renner Frankford Branch Library

Title
Date
Sunday, September 06, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Interested in becoming a leader? Join the South Dallas Business & Professional Women’s Club, Youth Club. Participate in leadership skills, community service skills, and gain necessary life skills. For more information, please contact Mrs. Robbie Dewitt, Youth Advisor at robbiedewitt@yahoo.com
Location
Auditorium
Library
Polk-Wisdom Branch Library

Title
Date
Monday, September 07, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Join us for an entertaining storytime with books, songs, fingerplays and more!
Location
2nd Floor - Children's Center Kahn Pavilion
Library
Central Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 08, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Description
Join us for stories, songs and dance each Tuesday morning. Recommended for six (6) years of age and younger.
Location
Classroom A & B
Library
Hampton-Illinois Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 08, 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 08, 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 08, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:10 AM
Description
Did you know National Teddy Bear Day is on Sept. 9th? Celebrate early with us at our story time and bring your favorite stuffed animal!
This preschool story time promotes beginning literacy through reading, songs, movement, and fun activities. We can't wait to see you there!
Location
Auditorium
Library
Preston Royal Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 08, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Learn how to help your child be ready to read in this interactive workshop. Parents/caregivers of infants, toddlers, preschoolers and even early readers will come away with practical tools and resources to help their children succeed in reading.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Mountain Creek Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 08, 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 08, 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 08, 2015
Time
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Dallas Lace Society Lacemaker's Shop. Please call Debbie Stone at (972) 407-1775 with any questions.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Forest Green Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 08, 2015
Time
3:15 PM - 4:15 PM
Description
Kids in grades 1-6 join for fun actitivities after school.
Tuesdays- Legos/Games
Thursday- STEAM programs (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math)
Have fun, hang out, make new friends.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Audelia Road Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 08, 2015
Time
3:30 PM - 4:45 PM
Description
Enjoy stories and activities with friends!
Location
Children's Area
Library
Arcadia Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 08, 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 08, 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, September 08, 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 08, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Come to the Children's Center for one hour of one-on-one research and computer assistance. Learn how to use library resources to research school assignments and compose documents in Microsoft Word. Call 214-670-1671 to schedule a session or drop in at 6:30.
Location
2nd Floor - Children's Center
Library
Central Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 09, 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 09, 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 09, 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 09, 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
Children's Area
Library
Lakewood Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 09, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
For toddlers who love to jump around, hear stories, sing songs. Craft or activity to follow. Suggested ages: 2-4 years old. Parents and caregivers welcome.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Audelia Road Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 09, 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 09, 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 09, 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, September 09, 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, September 09, 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, September 09, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Join us each Wednesday for a fun family craft!
Library
North Oak Cliff Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 09, 2015
Time
6:00 PM - 7:00 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
Study Room B
Library
Pleasant Grove Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, September 10, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 10:50 AM
Description
Interactive storytime featuring books, movement, rhymes and music. Suggested ages: 6 years old and younger.
Location
Children's Area
Library
Arcadia Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, September 10, 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, September 10, 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, September 10, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
The Mysterious Giant of Barletta

Enjoy master storyteller Rolanda Brigham's version of this clever folktale about a mysterious giant who saves the town of Barletta, which is faced with the prospect of destruction. By means of a creative idea, help from the townspeople and an onion, find out how the giant outwitted the army and restored peace! Make a theater-style mask to take home.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Skillman Southwestern Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, September 10, 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, September 10, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
Interactive storytime featuring books, movement, rhymes, music, and a craft activity. Ages 2-6 years old. Join us every week for great stories on a variety of themes.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Audelia Road Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, September 10, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Join us for a toddler story time! Children will learn early literacy skills through rhymes, songs, and stories!

Ages 18 months to 3 years!
Location
Children's Area
Library
Bachman Lake Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, September 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
Thursday, September 10, 2015
Time
3:15 PM - 4:15 PM
Description
Kids in grades 1-6 join for fun actitivities after school.
Tuesdays- Legos/Games
Thursday- STEAM programs (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math)
Have fun, hang out, make new friends.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Audelia Road Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, September 10, 2015
Time
3:30 PM - 4:45 PM
Description
Love to experiment and tinker? Open your mind and roll up your sleeves as we explore science with hands-on projects. Topics vary weekly.
Location
Children's Area
Library
Arcadia Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, September 10, 2015
Time
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Atmos Energy presents bilingual storytime fun for children ages 6 and under featuring music, movement, sing a song and crafts!

Atmos Energy presenta la hora de cuento bilingue para niños de 6 años de edad y bajo, con musica, movimiento, cantar canciones y arte!
Location
Storytime Steps inside Bookmarks
Library
Bookmarks

Title
Date
Thursday, September 10, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Bring your whole family and join us as we discover and explore a variety of fun & educational topics through stories, songs, games, crafts & more! Suggested ages: 5 & Up
Location
Auditorium
Library
Park Forest Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, September 10, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Description
Come read, sing, and play at the story time for children of all learning levels and abilities! Join us for books, finger plays, and action songs. Story time starts at 4 pm at the Dallas Public Library Children's Center (Central Downtown Branch). For kids with special needs ages 0-12, but you can bring the whole family!
Location
2nd Floor - Children's Center
Library
Central Library

Title
Date
Thursday, September 10, 2015
Time
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Description
Kids of all ages may join us after school to relax with their friends and enjoy fun activities.
Location
Children's Area
Library
Pleasant Grove Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, September 10, 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
Thursday, September 10, 2015
Time
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Description
Come join us at Grauwyler Park Library for an hour of games, coloring, stories and more! This is your time to have fun at the library and if you need a little inspiration, we can help you with that too!
Location
Children's Area
Library
Grauwyler Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, September 11, 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, September 11, 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, September 11, 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, September 11, 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, September 11, 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, September 11, 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, September 11, 2015
Time
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Youth of all ages are invited to come in and enjoy a "free movie" in the comfort of the library after school. Bring your own snacks.
Location
Classroom 1 & 2
Library
Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, September 11, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
This one hour after-school program will allow your children to explore various forms of arts and crafts. This program is geared towards children 8 - 14 and is limited to the first 10 kids.

Program supplies provided by your Park Forest Library Friends.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Park Forest Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, September 11, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Join master storyteller Jiaan Powers and Spike, her feisty lion puppet, as they introduce you to folktales from around the world. Learn about storytelling and pantomime – what they are and how to do them. Create movements that bring life to your stories and participate in re-telling one of the folktales, even using your imagination to add new characters!
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Prairie Creek Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, September 11, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Join the STEAM Team! Each Friday join us activities that are fun - and you might learn a thing or two! Fun with Science, Technology, Engineering, and Applied Mathematics!
Library
North Oak Cliff Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, September 11, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Bring your imagination and come build with LEGOs.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Mountain Creek Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, September 12, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Description
Atmos Energy presents a children’s program for the children of ESL class students Saturdays from 10am to 1:30pm. Only the children of current ESL class students are eligible to attend this class. Registration for this program is mandatory.

Atmos Energy presenta clases para los niños de los estudiantes de la clase de inglés cada sábado de 10am a 1:30pm. Solamente los niños de los estudiantes actuales de la clase de inglés están elegibles para asistir éstos clases. La inscripción para el programa para estos niños es obligatoria.


Location
Auditorium
Library
Dallas West Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, September 12, 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, September 12, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Renaissance Community Development Corporation will conduct a Youth Training Employment Training Program for teens.
Location
Study Room B
Library
Pleasant Grove Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, September 12, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 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
Study Room
Library
Kleberg-Rylie Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, September 12, 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, September 12, 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, September 12, 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, September 12, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
How Tigers Got Their Stripes

Listen to the fascinating Vietnamese folk tale of how tigers got their stripes, as told by master storyteller Alfreda Rollins. Discover how and why the mighty tiger, in search of wisdom, was outwitted and nearly destroyed! Share the value of wise decisions with others and learn 'trust games' that you can play anytime. Make your own 'courage stripes' to take home.
Location
Children's Area
Library
Pleasant Grove Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, September 12, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
How the Mosquito Got His Buzz
Ever wonder why mosquitos buzz in your ears? Join master theater artist Dana Proulx-Willis for a lively retelling of this old African folktale and the opportunity to participate in a group performance of the legend. Delve into the characters and events and spin your own creativity into the story.
Location
Teen Center
Library
Bachman Lake Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, September 12, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
Description
Come show off your creativity during this special craft time!
Location
2nd Floor - Children's Center
Library
Central Library

Title
Date
Saturday, September 12, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
The Awesome Game Race - Join us for a PBS SciGirls program for girls ages 8 - 13. What is a game? How is it different from a puzzle, a toy, or any other fun activity? People don't universally agree on what makes a game, but generally accepted components include: rules, decision making, goals, interaction, and potential for change each time the game is played.

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

Title
Date
Saturday, September 12, 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, September 12, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Mid-Autumn Moon Festival
Join master artist and illustrator Jennifer Kindert to learn about one of Vietnam¹s and China¹s oldest and most important festivals - the Mid-Autumn Moon Festival. Listen to a story and learn some interesting facts about the Vietnamese and Chinese cultures and create your own take-home Moon Festival decoration. Sample a traditional Moon Cake, too.
Location
Children's Area
Library
Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, September 12, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
Children ages 6-9 are invited to join a Jr. FIRST LEGO League team. This program features a real-world scientific concept to be explored through research, teamwork, construction, and imagination. Teams meet 90 minutes weekly.
Location
Children's Area
Library
Arcadia Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, September 12, 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, September 12, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Travel back in time to the days of knights and princesses with crafts, games and demonstrations
Location
2nd Floor - Children's Center
Library
Central Library

Title
Date
Saturday, September 12, 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, September 12, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Stone Soup
Fall is a great time to eat all kinds of soup, but have you ever eaten Stone Soup? What do you think it tastes like? Join master origami artist Alicia Colina-Ashby in discovering how this interesting soup came to be and what an important part the community played in its creation. Share your ideas on special ingredients for soups and communities, while you make your own origami soup to take home!
Location
Auditorium
Library
Timberglen Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, September 12, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Come and join other youth in a positive and safe week-end "out-of-school time" activity showing off your game skills playing with the X-Box 360. Games on the X-Box 360 not only allow you to exercise your body, but it can also stimulate your mind. These types of activities have been shown to assist youth in performing better in school. The MLK Branch seeks to provide such activities for the children of this community. Kids can relax their minds and bodies on Saturdays while they are out of school on the weekend.
Location
Conference Room
Library
Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch Library

Title
Date
Sunday, September 13, 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, September 13, 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, September 13, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Join master storyteller Jiaan Powers and Spike, her feisty lion puppet, as they introduce you to folktales from around the world. Learn about storytelling and pantomime – what they are and how to do them. Create movements that bring life to your stories and participate in re-telling one of the folktales, even using your imagination to add new characters!
Location
Auditorium
Library
Renner Frankford Branch Library

Title
Date
Sunday, September 13, 2015
Time
3:30 PM - 4:15 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, September 14, 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, September 14, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Join us for an entertaining storytime with books, songs, fingerplays and more!
Location
2nd Floor - Children's Center Kahn Pavilion
Library
Central Library

Title
Date
Monday, September 14, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Join us for a lapsit learning program!! Babies will learn early literacy skills through rhymes, songs, and stories!
Location
Children's Area
Library
Bachman Lake Branch Library

Title
Date
Monday, September 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
Monday, September 14, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Homeschool programs are every 2nd and 4th Monday from 2-3 pm. The 2nd Monday of the month is our Mad Scientists club and we will explore a different science project.
Location
Auditorium
Library
White Rock Hills Branch Library

Title
Date
Monday, September 14, 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, September 14, 2015
Time
3:30 PM - 4:45 PM
Description
Play and create with different media as we explore the world of art!
Location
Children's Area
Library
Arcadia Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Monday, September 14, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Join us each Monday for a fun activity just for teens aged 13-18! Ask the Librarian for the schedule of program for the month!
Library
North Oak Cliff Branch Library

Title
Date
Monday, September 14, 2015
Time
5:30 PM - 6:45 PM
Description
Students ages 9-14 are invited to join a library FIRST LEGO League team to tackle the Trash Trek Challenge. Team members build an autonomous robot using LEGO MINDSTORMS technology to solve a set of missions. Teams meet weekly for about 90 minutes or more.
Location
Children's Area
Library
Arcadia Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 15, 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, September 15, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Description
Join us for stories, songs and dance each Tuesday morning. Recommended for six (6) years of age and younger.
Location
Classroom A & B
Library
Hampton-Illinois Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 15, 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 15, 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 15, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
How Tigers Got Their Stripes

Listen to the fascinating Vietnamese folk tale of how tigers got their stripes, as told by master storyteller Alfreda Rollins. Discover how and why the mighty tiger, in search of wisdom, was outwitted and nearly destroyed! Share the value of wise decisions with others and learn 'trust games' that you can play anytime. Make your own 'courage stripes' to take home.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Preston Royal Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 15, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Learn how to help your child be ready to read in this interactive workshop. Parents/caregivers of infants, toddlers, preschoolers and even early readers will come away with practical tools and resources to help their children succeed in reading.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Mountain Creek Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 15, 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 15, 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 15, 2015
Time
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Dallas Lace Society Lacemaker's Shop. Please call Debbie Stone at (972) 407-1775 with any questions.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Forest Green Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 15, 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, September 15, 2015
Time
3:15 PM - 4:15 PM
Description
Kids in grades 1-6 join for fun actitivities after school.
Tuesdays- Legos/Games
Thursday- STEAM programs (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math)
Have fun, hang out, make new friends.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Audelia Road Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 15, 2015
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
How Tigers Got Their Stripes

Listen to the fascinating Vietnamese folk tale of how tigers got their stripes, as told by master storyteller Alfreda Rollins. Discover how and why the mighty tiger, in search of wisdom, was outwitted and nearly destroyed! Share the value of wise decisions with others and learn 'trust games' that you can play anytime. Make your own 'courage stripes' to take home.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Kleberg-Rylie Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 15, 2015
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
Celebrating Mexican Independence Day!
Mexicans enthusiastically celebrate September 16 – their independence from Spain. Join master storyteller Melody Bell to find out about this important holiday and why it is celebrated. Have fun creating decorations for the festivities and discover how to design a Mayan headdress, Mexican mask or the Aztec calendar!
Location
Children's Area
Library
Arcadia Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 15, 2015
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
Snacks are available to children ages 1-18 years. Children must eat snacks on site.
Location
Blackbox Theater
Library
Pleasant Grove Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 15, 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 15, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Mid-Autumn Moon Festival
Join master artist and illustrator Jennifer Kindert to learn about one of Vietnam¹s and China¹s oldest and most important festivals - the Mid-Autumn Moon Festival. Listen to a story and learn some interesting facts about the Vietnamese and Chinese cultures and create your own take-home Moon Festival decoration. Sample a traditional Moon Cake, too.
Location
Black Box Theater
Library
Hampton-Illinois Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 15, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Supper Snacks are available to children ages 1-18 years. Children must eat the meal on site.
Location
Auditorium
Library
White Rock Hills Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 15, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Bring your most difficult homework questions and get help from librarians on any subject. Try to stump us! Enjoy a free after school snack provided by Equal Heart from 4-5 every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday.
Location
Classroom A
Library
White Rock Hills Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 15, 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 15, 2015
Time
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Description
Come join us at Grauwyler Park Library for an hour of games, coloring, stories and more! This is your time to have fun at the library and if you need a little inspiration, we can help you with that too!
Location
Children's Area
Library
Grauwyler Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 15, 2015
Time
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Join the Dallas Public Library in celebrating Agatha Christie's 125th birthday! To honor such a well-known, and -loved mystery writer, the Humanities Division, in a joint partnership with the Fine Arts and Business & Technologies Divisions, are hosting a Murder Mystery Night! It's sure to be a swell time!
Location
4th floor - Shirley Philipson Pollock Performance Space
Library
Central Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 15, 2015
Time
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Receive free computer help. Learn computer basics, Internet, email, and much more. Bring your questions and we’ll help you solve them.
Location
In Library
Library
Pleasant Grove Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 15, 2015
Time
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Join us for a free beginner's jewelry making class. Learn how to make simple bracelets, necklaces, and earrings. Supplies provided. May bring own beads.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Polk-Wisdom Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 15, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Come to the Children's Center for one hour of one-on-one research and computer assistance. Learn how to use library resources to research school assignments and compose documents in Microsoft Word. Call 214-670-1671 to schedule a session or drop in at 6:30.
Location
2nd Floor - Children's Center
Library
Central Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 16, 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 16, 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 16, 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 16, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
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
Children's Area
Library
Park Forest Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 16, 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
Children's Area
Library
Lakewood Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 16, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
For toddlers who love to jump around, hear stories, sing songs. Craft or activity to follow. Suggested ages: 2-4 years old. Parents and caregivers welcome.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Audelia Road Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 16, 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 16, 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 16, 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, September 16, 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, September 16, 2015
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
Join master storyteller Jiaan Powers and Spike, her feisty lion puppet, as they introduce you to folktales from around the world. Learn about storytelling and pantomime – what they are and how to do them. Create movements that bring life to your stories and participate in re-telling one of the folktales, even using your imagination to add new characters!
Location
Auditorium
Library
Audelia Road Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 16, 2015
Time
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
The Kleberg-Rylie Library will show a movie every Wednesday after school. Free snacks included! Call the library to ask the name of the upcoming film.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Kleberg-Rylie Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 16, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Celebrating Mexican Independence Day!
Mexicans enthusiastically celebrate September 16 – their independence from Spain. Join master storyteller Melody Bell to find out about this important holiday and why it is celebrated. Have fun creating decorations for the festivities and discover how to design a Mayan headdress, Mexican mask or the Aztec calendar!
Location
Auditorium
Library
Polk-Wisdom Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 16, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Join us each Wednesday for a fun family craft!
Library
North Oak Cliff Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 16, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Supper Snacks are available to children ages 1-18 years. Children must eat the meal on site.
Location
Auditorium
Library
White Rock Hills Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 16, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Relax, have a free snack, and listen to a librarian read and discuss an exciting chapter book. After school snacks are provided by Equal Heart every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 4-5.
Location
Classroom A
Library
White Rock Hills Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, September 17, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 10:50 AM
Description
Interactive storytime featuring books, movement, rhymes and music. Suggested ages: 6 years old and younger.
Location
Children's Area
Library
Arcadia Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, September 17, 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
Storytime Steps inside Bookmarks
Library
Bookmarks

Title
Date
Thursday, September 17, 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, September 17, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Interactive storytime featuring books, movement, rhymes and music. Suggested ages: under 6 years old. Join us every week for great stories on a variety of themes. Have Fun!
Location
Auditorium
Library
Skillman Southwestern Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, September 17, 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, September 17, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
Interactive storytime featuring books, movement, rhymes, music, and a craft activity. Ages 2-6 years old. Join us every week for great stories on a variety of themes.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Audelia Road Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, September 17, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Hispanic Diversity in Music
Explore the diverse range of Hispanic music with master musician Rochelle Rabouin, as she leads you through the exciting group of musicians from all over the world. Hear a brief history of Hispanic languages and musical influences, which will prepare you to sing along to great songs from Mexico, Brazil, Cuba and Haiti/Dominican Republic.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Highland Hills Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, September 17, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Join us for a toddler story time! Children will learn early literacy skills through rhymes, songs, and stories!

Ages 18 months to 3 years!
Location
Children's Area
Library
Bachman Lake Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, September 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
Thursday, September 17, 2015
Time
3:15 PM - 4:15 PM
Description
Kids in grades 1-6 join for fun actitivities after school.
Tuesdays- Legos/Games
Thursday- STEAM programs (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math)
Have fun, hang out, make new friends.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Audelia Road Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, September 17, 2015
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
Celebrating Mexican Independence Day!
Mexicans enthusiastically celebrate September 16 – their independence from Spain. Join master storyteller Melody Bell to find out about this important holiday and why it is celebrated. Have fun creating decorations for the festivities and discover how to design a Mayan headdress, Mexican mask or the Aztec calendar!
Location
Auditorium
Library
Lakewood Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, September 17, 2015
Time
3:30 PM - 4:45 PM
Description
Love to experiment and tinker? Open your mind and roll up your sleeves as we explore science with hands-on projects. Topics vary weekly.
Location
Children's Area
Library
Arcadia Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, September 17, 2015
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
Snacks are available to children ages 1-18 years. Children must eat snacks on site.
Location
Blackbox Theater
Library
Pleasant Grove Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, September 17, 2015
Time
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Atmos Energy presents bilingual storytime fun for children ages 6 and under featuring music, movement, sing a song and crafts!

Atmos Energy presenta la hora de cuento bilingue para niños de 6 años de edad y bajo, con musica, movimiento, cantar canciones y arte!
Location
Storytime Steps inside Bookmarks
Library
Bookmarks

Title
Date
Thursday, September 17, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Supper Snacks are available to children ages 1-18 years. Children must eat the meal on site.
Location
Auditorium
Library
White Rock Hills Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, September 17, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Bring your whole family and join us as we discover and explore a variety of fun & educational topics through stories, songs, games, crafts & more! Suggested ages: 5 & Up
Location
Auditorium
Library
Park Forest Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, September 17, 2015
Time
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Description
Kids of all ages may join us after school to relax with their friends and enjoy fun activities.
Location
Children's Area
Library
Pleasant Grove Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, September 17, 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 B
Library
White Rock Hills Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, September 17, 2015
Time
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Description
Come join us at Grauwyler Park Library for an hour of games, coloring, stories and more! This is your time to have fun at the library and if you need a little inspiration, we can help you with that too!
Location
Children's Area
Library
Grauwyler Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, September 17, 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
Auditorium
Library
White Rock Hills Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, September 17, 2015
Time
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
It's time that everyone you know and love be introduced to the classics of your childhood. In honor of the 1990s and of Michael Jordan, we are kicking off our Throwback Thursday movie nights with "Space Jam!"
Aliens invade, and the only people that can stop them are the Looney Tunes entourage and...Michael Jordan?

Rated PG. Popcorn and drinks will be provided.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Preston Royal Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, September 17, 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, September 18, 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, September 18, 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, September 18, 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, September 18, 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, September 18, 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, September 18, 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, September 18, 2015
Time
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Youth of all ages are invited to come in and enjoy a "free movie" in the comfort of the library after school. Bring your own snacks.
Location
Classroom 1 & 2
Library
Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, September 18, 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
Friday, September 18, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
This one hour after-school program will allow your children to explore various forms of arts and crafts. This program is geared towards children 8 - 14 and is limited to the first 10 kids.

Program supplies provided by your Park Forest Library Friends.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Park Forest Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, September 18, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Join the STEAM Team! Each Friday join us activities that are fun - and you might learn a thing or two! Fun with Science, Technology, Engineering, and Applied Mathematics!
Library
North Oak Cliff Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, September 18, 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
Saturday, September 19, 2015
Time
All Day - All Day
Description
Find treasures and bargains at the annual Lakewood Library Friends Book Sale.

Location
Auditorium
Library
Lakewood Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, September 19, 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, September 19, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Description
Patent Attorney Bob Wise answers general questions on patents, patent searching, and the application process. Sign up for a free one-to-one 20-minute timeslot. Space is limited. To register, please call the Government Information Center at 214-670-1468.
Location
6th Floor - Study Room
Library
Central Library

Title
Date
Saturday, September 19, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Description
Atmos Energy presents a children’s program for the children of ESL class students Saturdays from 10am to 1:30pm. Only the children of current ESL class students are eligible to attend this class. Registration for this program is mandatory.

Atmos Energy presenta clases para los niños de los estudiantes de la clase de inglés cada sábado de 10am a 1:30pm. Solamente los niños de los estudiantes actuales de la clase de inglés están elegibles para asistir éstos clases. La inscripción para el programa para estos niños es obligatoria.


Location
Auditorium
Library
Dallas West Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, September 19, 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, September 19, 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, September 19, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Renaissance Community Development Corporation will conduct a Youth Training Employment Training Program for teens.
Location
Study Room B
Library
Pleasant Grove Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, September 19, 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, September 19, 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, September 19, 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, September 19, 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, September 19, 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, September 19, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
Description
Come show off your creativity during this special craft time!
Location
2nd Floor - Children's Center
Library
Central Library

Title
Date
Saturday, September 19, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
Description
Join us Saturday afternoon for a story and a craft! Moms, dads, and children of all ages are welcome!

Location
In Library
Library
Bachman Lake Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, September 19, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Kids! Join us for crafts on a Saturday afternoon.
Location
Children's Area
Library
Pleasant Grove Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, September 19, 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, September 19, 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
Saturday, September 19, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Mid-Autumn Moon Festival
Join master artist and illustrator Jennifer Kindert to learn about one of Vietnam¹s and China¹s oldest and most important festivals - the Mid-Autumn Moon Festival. Listen to a story and learn some interesting facts about the Vietnamese and Chinese cultures and create your own take-home Moon Festival decoration. Sample a traditional Moon Cake, too.
Location
2nd Floor - Children's Center Kahn Pavilion
Library
Central Library

Title
Date
Saturday, September 19, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Go back to school in style! Join Ms. Frizzle and all your Magic School Bus friends at the Audelia Road Library. Crafts, STEAM stations, snacks, and more! Sponsored by the Audelia Road Library Friends. Space is limited. Tickets required. Tickets are free and will be available at the Information Desk starting one hour prior to program, while supplies last.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Audelia Road Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, September 19, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
Children ages 6-9 are invited to join a Jr. FIRST LEGO League team. This program features a real-world scientific concept to be explored through research, teamwork, construction, and imagination. Teams meet 90 minutes weekly.
Location
Children's Area
Library
Arcadia Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, September 19, 2015
Time
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
Counting Ovejas
What do you do when you can’t fall asleep? Count sheep in Spanish and English, of course! Join master storyteller Rolanda Brigham for a humorous look at one boy’s answer to counting all those sheep. Also, learn about Ellen Ochoa, the first Hispanic astronaut and Pedro Flores, who first manufactured the yo-yo in the U.S. Take home a list of famous Hispanic inventors, too.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Oak Lawn Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, September 19, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Join us for this hands-on STEM program (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math). Limited to first 20 participants in grades 1-5. Come to the Information Desk starting at 2:30 pm to pick up your free ticket into the program.
Location
Classrooms 1 & 2
Library
Lochwood Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, September 19, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Come and join other youth in a positive and safe week-end "out-of-school time" activity showing off your game skills playing with the X-Box 360. Games on the X-Box 360 not only allow you to exercise your body, but it can also stimulate your mind. These types of activities have been shown to assist youth in performing better in school. The MLK Branch seeks to provide such activities for the children of this community. Kids can relax their minds and bodies on Saturdays while they are out of school on the weekend.
Location
Conference Room
Library
Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, September 19, 2015
Time
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Lets get together and play! An afternoon of fast fun the library way for teens and tweens!
Location
Auditorium
Library
Park Forest Branch Library

Title
Date
Sunday, September 20, 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, September 20, 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, September 20, 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, September 20, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Come practice reading aloud to a furry four-legged friend! Therapy dogs with Therapy Dogs International will be visiting the library to encourage struggling or reluctant readers build their reading skills!
Location
Children's Area
Library
Bachman Lake Branch Library

Title
Date
Sunday, September 20, 2015
Time
3:30 PM - 4:15 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, September 21, 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, September 21, 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, September 21, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Join us for an entertaining storytime with books, songs, fingerplays and more!
Location
2nd Floor - Children's Center Kahn Pavilion
Library
Central Library

Title
Date
Monday, September 21, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Join us for a lapsit learning program!! Babies will learn early literacy skills through rhymes, songs, and stories!
Location
Children's Area
Library
Bachman Lake Branch Library

Title
Date
Monday, September 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
Monday, September 21, 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
Monday, September 21, 2015
Time
3:30 PM - 4:45 PM
Description
Play and create with different media as we explore the world of art!
Location
Children's Area
Library
Arcadia Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Monday, September 21, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Join us each Monday for a fun activity just for teens aged 13-18! Ask the Librarian for the schedule of program for the month!
Library
North Oak Cliff Branch Library

Title
Date
Monday, September 21, 2015
Time
5:30 PM - 6:45 PM
Description
Students ages 9-14 are invited to join a library FIRST LEGO League team to tackle the Trash Trek Challenge. Team members build an autonomous robot using LEGO MINDSTORMS technology to solve a set of missions. Teams meet weekly for about 90 minutes or more.
Location
Children's Area
Library
Arcadia Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 22, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Description
Join us for stories, songs and dance each Tuesday morning. Recommended for six (6) years of age and younger.
Location
Classroom A & B
Library
Hampton-Illinois Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 22, 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 22, 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 22, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:10 AM
Description
Today is Elephant Appreciation Day! Come appreciate pachyderms with us at this fun-filled story time.

This preschool story time promotes beginning literacy through reading, songs, movement, and fun activities. We can't wait to see you there!
Location
Auditorium
Library
Preston Royal Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 22, 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, September 22, 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 22, 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 22, 2015
Time
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Dallas Lace Society Lacemaker's Shop. Please call Debbie Stone at (972) 407-1775 with any questions.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Forest Green Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 22, 2015
Time
3:15 PM - 4:15 PM
Description
Kids in grades 1-6 join for fun actitivities after school.
Tuesdays- Legos/Games
Thursday- STEAM programs (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math)
Have fun, hang out, make new friends.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Audelia Road Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 22, 2015
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
Snacks are available to children ages 1-18 years. Children must eat snacks on site.
Location
Blackbox Theater
Library
Pleasant Grove Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 22, 2015
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
Join us for board games and crafts, followed by a snack.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Kleberg-Rylie Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 22, 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 22, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Supper Snacks are available to children ages 1-18 years. Children must eat the meal on site.
Location
Auditorium
Library
White Rock Hills Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 22, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Bring your most difficult homework questions and get help from librarians on any subject. Try to stump us! Enjoy a free after school snack provided by Equal Heart from 4-5 every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday.
Location
Classroom A
Library
White Rock Hills Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 22, 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, September 22, 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 22, 2015
Time
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Receive free computer help. Learn computer basics, Internet, email, and much more. Bring your questions and we’ll help you solve them.
Location
In Library
Library
Pleasant Grove Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 22, 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 to 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, September 22, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Come to the Children's Center for one hour of one-on-one research and computer assistance. Learn how to use library resources to research school assignments and compose documents in Microsoft Word. Call 214-670-1671 to schedule a session or drop in at 6:30.
Location
2nd Floor - Children's Center
Library
Central Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 23, 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 23, 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 23, 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 23, 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
Children's Area
Library
Lakewood Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 23, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
For toddlers who love to jump around, hear stories, sing songs. Craft or activity to follow. Suggested ages: 2-4 years old. Parents and caregivers welcome.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Audelia Road Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 23, 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 23, 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, September 23, 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, September 23, 2015
Time
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
The Kleberg-Rylie Library will show a movie every Wednesday after school. Free snacks included! Call the library to ask the name of the upcoming film.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Kleberg-Rylie Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 23, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Join master storyteller Jiaan Powers and Spike, her feisty lion puppet, as they introduce you to folktales from around the world. Learn about storytelling and pantomime – what they are and how to do them. Create movements that bring life to your stories and participate in re-telling one of the folktales, even using your imagination to add new characters!
Location
Children's Area
Library
North Oak Cliff Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 23, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Join us each Wednesday for a fun family craft!
Library
North Oak Cliff Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 23, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Supper Snacks are available to children ages 1-18 years. Children must eat the meal on site.
Location
Auditorium
Library
White Rock Hills Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 23, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Relax, have a free snack, and listen to a librarian read and discuss an exciting chapter book. After school snacks are provided by Equal Heart every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 4-5.
Location
Classroom A
Library
White Rock Hills Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, September 24, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 10:50 AM
Description
Interactive storytime featuring books, movement, rhymes and music. Suggested ages: 6 years old and younger.
Location
Children's Area
Library
Arcadia Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, September 24, 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, September 24, 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, September 24, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Interactive storytime featuring books, movement, rhymes and music. Suggested ages: under 6 years old. Join us every week for great stories on a variety of themes. Have Fun!
Location
Auditorium
Library
Skillman Southwestern Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, September 24, 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, September 24, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
Interactive storytime featuring books, movement, rhymes, music, and a craft activity. Ages 2-6 years old. Join us every week for great stories on a variety of themes.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Audelia Road Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, September 24, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Join us for a toddler story time! Children will learn early literacy skills through rhymes, songs, and stories!

Ages 18 months to 3 years!
Location
Children's Area
Library
Bachman Lake Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, September 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
Thursday, September 24, 2015
Time
3:15 PM - 4:15 PM
Description
Kids in grades 1-6 join for fun actitivities after school.
Tuesdays- Legos/Games
Thursday- STEAM programs (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math)
Have fun, hang out, make new friends.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Audelia Road Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, September 24, 2015
Time
3:30 PM - 4:45 PM
Description
Love to experiment and tinker? Open your mind and roll up your sleeves as we explore science with hands-on projects. Topics vary weekly.
Location
Children's Area
Library
Arcadia Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, September 24, 2015
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
Snacks are available to children ages 1-18 years. Children must eat snacks on site.
Location
Blackbox Theater
Library
Pleasant Grove Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, September 24, 2015
Time
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Atmos Energy presents bilingual storytime fun for children ages 6 and under featuring music, movement, sing a song and crafts!

Atmos Energy presenta la hora de cuento bilingue para niños de 6 años de edad y bajo, con musica, movimiento, cantar canciones y arte!
Location
Storytime Steps inside Bookmarks
Library
Bookmarks

Title
Date
Thursday, September 24, 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
Thursday, September 24, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Hispanic Diversity in Music
Explore the diverse range of Hispanic music with master musician Rochelle Rabouin, as she leads you through the exciting group of musicians from all over the world. Hear a brief history of Hispanic languages and musical influences, which will prepare you to sing along to great songs from Mexico, Brazil, Cuba and Haiti/Dominican Republic.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Skyline Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, September 24, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Every Thursday afternoon is Theater Thursday, where we watch a different movie on the big screen while you can enjoy a free snack. After school snacks are provided by Equal Heart from every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 4-5.
Location
Classroom A
Library
White Rock Hills Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, September 24, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Supper Snacks are available to children ages 1-18 years. Children must eat the meal on site.
Location
Auditorium
Library
White Rock Hills Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, September 24, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Bring your whole family and join us as we discover and explore a variety of fun & educational topics through stories, songs, games, crafts & more! Suggested ages: 5 & Up
Location
Auditorium
Library
Park Forest Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, September 24, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Description
Come read, sing, and play at the story time for children of all learning levels and abilities! Join us for books, finger plays, and action songs. Story time starts at 4 pm at the Dallas Public Library Children's Center (Central Downtown Branch). For kids with special needs ages 0-12, but you can bring the whole family!
Location
2nd Floor - Children's Center
Library
Central Library

Title
Date
Thursday, September 24, 2015
Time
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Description
Kids of all ages may join us after school to relax with their friends and enjoy fun activities.
Location
Children's Area
Library
Pleasant Grove Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, September 24, 2015
Time
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Description
Come join us at Grauwyler Park Library for an hour of games, coloring, stories and more! This is your time to have fun at the library and if you need a little inspiration, we can help you with that too!
Location
Children's Area
Library
Grauwyler Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, September 25, 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, September 25, 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, September 25, 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, September 25, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
The Patchwork Quilt

Enjoy the heartwarming tale of how a patchwork quilt made from all kinds of fabric scraps became a beloved family project, as told by master storyteller Melody Bell. Discover how Tanya's grandmother would cut and sew together any meaningful materials to craft a "masterpiece" quilt, an expression of great beauty and love. Make your own unique, creative paper quilt to take home.
Location
Lisa Kilolo Todd Auditorium
Library
Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, September 25, 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, September 25, 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, September 25, 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, September 25, 2015
Time
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Youth of all ages are invited to come in and enjoy a "free movie" in the comfort of the library after school. Bring your own snacks.
Location
Classroom 1 & 2
Library
Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, September 25, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
This one hour after-school program will allow your children to explore various forms of arts and crafts. This program is geared towards children 8 - 14 and is limited to the first 10 kids.

Program supplies provided by your Park Forest Library Friends.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Park Forest Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, September 25, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Join the STEAM Team! Each Friday join us activities that are fun - and you might learn a thing or two! Fun with Science, Technology, Engineering, and Applied Mathematics!
Library
North Oak Cliff Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, September 26, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Description
Atmos Energy presents a children’s program for the children of ESL class students Saturdays from 10am to 1:30pm. Only the children of current ESL class students are eligible to attend this class. Registration for this program is mandatory.

Atmos Energy presenta clases para los niños de los estudiantes de la clase de inglés cada sábado de 10am a 1:30pm. Solamente los niños de los estudiantes actuales de la clase de inglés están elegibles para asistir éstos clases. La inscripción para el programa para estos niños es obligatoria.


Location
Auditorium
Library
Dallas West Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, September 26, 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, September 26, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Renaissance Community Development Corporation will conduct a Youth Training Employment Training Program for teens.
Location
Study Room B
Library
Pleasant Grove Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, September 26, 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, September 26, 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, September 26, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Biff! Bang! Pow! Celebrate all things Batman with the North Oak Cliff Branch Library! Games, crafts, refreshments and maybe even a special visitor from Gotham City! Come in costume and receive a special prize!
Library
North Oak Cliff Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, September 26, 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, September 26, 2015
Time
12:30 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Come help our furry friends with their reading. Children read to dogs to build confidence with reading. Ages 6-12
Library
Hampton-Illinois Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, September 26, 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, September 26, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
The Cat, the Rooster and the Mouse

Enjoy one of Aesop's much loved fables with master origami artist Alicia Colina-Ashby, as she leads you through Mouse's first experience in the outside world. It includes a valuable lesson about outward appearances not always being what they seem to be. Share your favorite fable with the group and use your imagination to design your own special puppet to take home!
Location
Children's Area
Library
Dallas West Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, September 26, 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, September 26, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Love sports? Join our very own Sam Wilson for Sports Talk Saturday. Come join with other members of the community to talk sports and learn about some of the cool resources the library has available for sports enthusiasts.
Library
Forest Green Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, September 26, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
Description
Come show off your creativity during this special craft time!
Location
2nd Floor - Children's Center
Library
Central Library

Title
Date
Saturday, September 26, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
Description
Join us Saturday afternoon for a story and a craft! Moms, dads, and children of all ages are welcome!

Location
In Library
Library
Bachman Lake Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, September 26, 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, September 26, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Activities throughout the library from 2 PM to 5 PM! Batman inspired crafts, photo-ops, and create your own comic strip, *make your own bleach-spray t-shirt. (*available from 3 PM to 4 PM and you must bring your own dark t-shirt.)
Sponsored by the Audelia Road Library Friends.
Location
In Library
Library
Audelia Road Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, September 26, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
Children ages 6-9 are invited to join a Jr. FIRST LEGO League team. This program features a real-world scientific concept to be explored through research, teamwork, construction, and imagination. Teams meet 90 minutes weekly.
Location
Children's Area
Library
Arcadia Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, September 26, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
Join us for hands-on activities as we explore the moon, travel the solar system and more.
Location
2nd Floor - Children's Center
Library
Central Library

Title
Date
Saturday, September 26, 2015
Time
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
Court-Ordered Volunteers All court ordered community service volunteers must call The Volunteer Center of North Texas at 214-818-9835 to register for and complete orientation before volunteering.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Forest Green Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, September 26, 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
Saturday, September 26, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Come and join other youth in a positive and safe week-end "out-of-school time" activity showing off your game skills playing with the X-Box 360. Games on the X-Box 360 not only allow you to exercise your body, but it can also stimulate your mind. These types of activities have been shown to assist youth in performing better in school. The MLK Branch seeks to provide such activities for the children of this community. Kids can relax their minds and bodies on Saturdays while they are out of school on the weekend.
Location
Conference Room
Library
Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch Library

Title
Date
Sunday, September 27, 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, September 27, 2015
Time
3:30 PM - 4:15 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, September 28, 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, September 28, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Join us for an entertaining storytime with books, songs, fingerplays and more!
Location
2nd Floor - Children's Center Kahn Pavilion
Library
Central Library

Title
Date
Monday, September 28, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Join us for a lapsit learning program!! Babies will learn early literacy skills through rhymes, songs, and stories!
Location
Children's Area
Library
Bachman Lake Branch Library

Title
Date
Monday, September 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
Monday, September 28, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Homeschool programs are every 2nd and 4th Monday from 2-3 pm. The 4th Monday is our Geography Club. We will "visit" a different country each month. We will read a story, learn facts about the country, and sample a taste of the food. If you are able, please bring something interesting or tasty to share with the group.
Location
Auditorium
Library
White Rock Hills Branch Library

Title
Date
Monday, September 28, 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, September 28, 2015
Time
3:30 PM - 4:45 PM
Description
Play and create with different media as we explore the world of art!
Location
Children's Area
Library
Arcadia Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Monday, September 28, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Join us each Monday for a fun activity just for teens aged 13-18! Ask the Librarian for the schedule of program for the month!
Library
North Oak Cliff Branch Library

Title
Date
Monday, September 28, 2015
Time
5:30 PM - 6:45 PM
Description
Students ages 9-14 are invited to join a library FIRST LEGO League team to tackle the Trash Trek Challenge. Team members build an autonomous robot using LEGO MINDSTORMS technology to solve a set of missions. Teams meet weekly for about 90 minutes or more.
Location
Children's Area
Library
Arcadia Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 29, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Description
Join us for stories, songs and dance each Tuesday morning. Recommended for six (6) years of age and younger.
Location
Children's Area
Library
Hampton-Illinois Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 29, 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 29, 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 29, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:10 AM
Description
This preschool story time promotes beginning literacy through reading, songs, movement, and fun activities. We can't wait to see you there!
Location
Auditorium
Library
Preston Royal Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 29, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Learn how to help your child be ready to read in this interactive workshop. Parents/caregivers of infants, toddlers, preschoolers and even early readers will come away with practical tools and resources to help their children succeed in reading.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Mountain Creek Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 29, 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 29, 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 29, 2015
Time
3:15 PM - 4:15 PM
Description
Kids in grades 1-6 join for fun actitivities after school.
Tuesdays- Legos/Games
Thursday- STEAM programs (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math)
Have fun, hang out, make new friends.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Audelia Road Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 29, 2015
Time
3:30 PM - 4:45 PM
Description
Enjoy stories and activities with friends!
Location
Children's Area
Library
Arcadia Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 29, 2015
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
Snacks are available to children ages 1-18 years. Children must eat snacks on site.
Location
Blackbox Theater
Library
Pleasant Grove Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 29, 2015
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
Join us for board games and crafts, followed by a snack.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Kleberg-Rylie Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 29, 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 29, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Supper Snacks are available to children ages 1-18 years. Children must eat the meal on site.
Location
Auditorium
Library
White Rock Hills Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 29, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Bring your most difficult homework questions and get help from librarians on any subject. Try to stump us! Enjoy a free after school snack provided by Equal Heart from 4-5 every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday.
Location
Classroom A
Library
White Rock Hills Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 29, 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 29, 2015
Time
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Description
Come join us at Grauwyler Park Library for an hour of games, coloring, stories and more! This is your time to have fun at the library and if you need a little inspiration, we can help you with that too!
Location
Children's Area
Library
Grauwyler Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 29, 2015
Time
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Receive free computer help. Learn computer basics, Internet, email, and much more. Bring your questions and we’ll help you solve them.
Location
In Library
Library
Pleasant Grove Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 29, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Come to the Children's Center for one hour of one-on-one research and computer assistance. Learn how to use library resources to research school assignments and compose documents in Microsoft Word. Call 214-670-1671 to schedule a session or drop in at 6:30.
Location
2nd Floor - Children's Center
Library
Central Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 30, 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 30, 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 30, 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 30, 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
Children's Area
Library
Lakewood Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
For toddlers who love to jump around, hear stories, sing songs. Craft or activity to follow. Suggested ages: 2-4 years old. Parents and caregivers welcome.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Audelia Road Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 30, 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 30, 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, September 30, 2015
Time
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
The Kleberg-Rylie Library will show a movie every Wednesday after school. Free snacks included! Call the library to ask the name of the upcoming film.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Kleberg-Rylie Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Join us each Wednesday for a fun family craft!
Library
North Oak Cliff Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Supper Snacks are available to children ages 1-18 years. Children must eat the meal on site.
Location
Auditorium
Library
White Rock Hills Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Relax, have a free snack, and listen to a librarian read and discuss an exciting chapter book. After school snacks are provided by Equal Heart every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 4-5.
Location
Classroom A
Library
White Rock Hills Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, October 01, 2015
Time
All Day - All Day
Description
Come and take a look at our tank and see if you can "SPY" all of the items on the list. Enter your name for a prize drawing at the end of Halloween. How many of the items can you "Spy with your Eye?"
Location
Exhibit
Library
Grauwyler Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, October 01, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 10:50 AM
Description
Interactive storytime featuring books, movement, rhymes and music. Suggested ages: 6 years old and younger.
Location
Children's Area
Library
Arcadia Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, October 01, 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, October 01, 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, October 01, 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, October 01, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Join us for a toddler story time! Children will learn early literacy skills through rhymes, songs, and stories!

Ages 18 months to 3 years!
Location
Children's Area
Library
Bachman Lake Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, October 01, 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, October 01, 2015
Time
3:30 PM - 4:45 PM
Description
Love to experiment and tinker? Open your mind and roll up your sleeves as we explore science with hands-on projects. Topics vary weekly.
Location
Children's Area
Library
Arcadia Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, October 01, 2015
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
Snacks are available to children ages 1-18 years. Children must eat snacks on site.
Location
Blackbox Theater
Library
Pleasant Grove Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, October 01, 2015
Time
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Atmos Energy presents bilingual storytime fun for children ages 6 and under featuring music, movement, sing a song and crafts!

Atmos Energy presenta la hora de cuento bilingue para niños de 6 años de edad y bajo, con musica, movimiento, cantar canciones y arte!
Location
Storytime Steps inside Bookmarks
Library
Bookmarks

Title
Date
Thursday, October 01, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Every Thursday afternoon is Theater Thursday, where we watch a different movie on the big screen while you can enjoy a free snack. After school snacks are provided by Equal Heart from every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 4-5.
Location
Classroom A
Library
White Rock Hills Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, October 01, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Supper Snacks are available to children ages 1-18 years. Children must eat the meal on site.
Location
Auditorium
Library
White Rock Hills Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, October 01, 2015
Time
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Description
Kids of all ages may join us after school to relax with their friends and enjoy fun activities.
Location
Children's Area
Library
Pleasant Grove Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, October 01, 2015
Time
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Description
Come join us at Grauwyler Park Library for an hour of games, coloring, stories and more! This is your time to have fun at the library and if you need a little inspiration, we can help you with that too!
Location
Children's Area
Library
Grauwyler Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, October 01, 2015
Time
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Join us at Preston Royal Library for a night of movie madness! Everyone's favorite villain, Gru, has forsaken his life of crime to raise his new family. But leaving his villainous past behind is harder than he expected as the AVL (Anti-Villain League) recruits him for a dangerous task!

Rated PG.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Preston Royal Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, October 02, 2015
Time
All Day - All Day
Description
Come and take a look at our tank and see if you can "SPY" all of the items on the list. Enter your name for a prize drawing at the end of Halloween. How many of the items can you "Spy with your Eye?"
Location
Exhibit
Library
Grauwyler Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, October 02, 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, October 02, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Join us for stories, songs and dance every Friday morning! Recommended for six (6) years of age and younger.
Location
Black Box Theater
Library
Lochwood Branch Library

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

Title
Date
Friday, October 02, 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, October 02, 2015
Time
12:30 PM - 12:50 PM
Description
Atmos Energy presents delightful fun for moms/caregivers and infants up to 24 months with interactive music, nursery rhymes and stories!
Location
Storytime Steps inside Bookmarks
Library
Bookmarks

Title
Date
Friday, October 02, 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, October 02, 2015
Time
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Youth of all ages are invited to come in and enjoy a "free movie" in the comfort of the library after school. Bring your own snacks.
Location
Classroom 1 & 2
Library
Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, October 02, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Join the STEAM Team! Each Friday join us activities that are fun - and you might learn a thing or two! Fun with Science, Technology, Engineering, and Applied Mathematics!
Library
North Oak Cliff Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, October 02, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Join Bedtime Math's Crazy 8s, a totally new kind of math club where you'll jump over laser beams, chase pirates, and more! You'll have a blast with mischief-making activities like Color Crush, UFO Landing, and Ninja Training. This program is limited to the first 12 kids between 2nd - 5th grade.

Club kits provided by the Bedtime Math Foundation.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Park Forest Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, October 03, 2015
Time
All Day - All Day
Description
Come and take a look at our tank and see if you can "SPY" all of the items on the list. Enter your name for a prize drawing at the end of Halloween. How many of the items can you "Spy with your Eye?"
Location
Exhibit
Library
Grauwyler Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, October 03, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Description
Atmos Energy presents a children’s program for the children of ESL class students Saturdays from 10am to 1:30pm. Only the children of current ESL class students are eligible to attend this class. Registration for this program is mandatory.

Atmos Energy presenta clases para los niños de los estudiantes de la clase de inglés cada sábado de 10am a 1:30pm. Solamente los niños de los estudiantes actuales de la clase de inglés están elegibles para asistir éstos clases. La inscripción para el programa para estos niños es obligatoria.


Location
Auditorium
Library
Dallas West Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, October 03, 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, October 03, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Renaissance Community Development Corporation will conduct a Youth Training Employment Training Program for teens.
Location
Study Room B
Library
Pleasant Grove Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, October 03, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Chinese Storytime with Linda Li! This storytime will be told in Mandarin Chinese and English in NorthCourt of NorthPark Center and will be led by Linda Li of the Park Cities Chinese School.
Location
NorthCourt
Library
Bookmarks

Title
Date
Saturday, October 03, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Interactive storytime featuring books, movement, rhymes and music. Suggested ages: infant to age 6!
Location
Auditorium
Library
Kleberg-Rylie Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, October 03, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
The Dramatic Difference focuses on drama and music storytimes that develop collaboration skills, creative problem solving skills, and drama skills. Storytimes explore contexts that enrich and develop student's self-confidence and character. Children will explore stories, songs, instruments, and games!
Location
NorthCourt
Library
Bookmarks

Title
Date
Saturday, October 03, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Library Live! offers free events each month at Dallas Public Library branches for participants of all ages.These interactive programs feature literacy activities for children and adults that explore different cultural traditions through visual and performing arts.
Location
Children's Area
Library
Grauwyler Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, October 03, 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, October 03, 2015
Time
12:30 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Join the Dallas Public Library for a children's storytime as part of the free Nasher First Saturday events at the Nasher Sculpture Center is 2001 Flora Street, Dallas TX 75201.
Location
Off Site
Library
Dallas Public Library

Title
Date
Saturday, October 03, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Join us for Family Fun Story Time with Miss Yannique followed by a craft! Feel free to bring a friend or two!
Location
Children's Area
Library
Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, October 03, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
Description
Come show off your creativity during this special craft time!
Location
2nd Floor - Children's Center
Library
Central Library

Title
Date
Saturday, October 03, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
Description
Join us Saturday afternoon for a story and a craft! Moms, dads, and children of all ages are welcome!

Location
In Library
Library
Bachman Lake Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, October 03, 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, October 03, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
Children ages 6-9 are invited to join a Jr. FIRST LEGO League team. This program features a real-world scientific concept to be explored through research, teamwork, construction, and imagination. Teams meet 90 minutes weekly.
Location
Children's Area
Library
Arcadia Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, October 03, 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, October 03, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Library Live! offers free events each month at Dallas Public Library branches for participants of all ages.These interactive programs feature literacy activities for children and adults that explore different cultural traditions through visual and performing arts.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Forest Green Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, October 03, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Come and join other youth in a positive and safe week-end "out-of-school time" activity showing off your game skills playing with the X-Box 360. Games on the X-Box 360 not only allow you to exercise your body, but it can also stimulate your mind. These types of activities have been shown to assist youth in performing better in school. The MLK Branch seeks to provide such activities for the children of this community. Kids can relax their minds and bodies on Saturdays while they are out of school on the weekend.
Location
Conference Room
Library
Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, October 03, 2015
Time
4:30 PM - 5:30 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
Auditorium
Library
Park Forest Branch Library

Title
Date
Sunday, October 04, 2015
Time
All Day - All Day
Description
Come and take a look at our tank and see if you can "SPY" all of the items on the list. Enter your name for a prize drawing at the end of Halloween. How many of the items can you "Spy with your Eye?"
Location
Exhibit
Library
Grauwyler Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Sunday, October 04, 2015
Time
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Atmos Energy presents fun for all ages featuring a different seasonal craft every week.
Location
Storytime Steps inside Bookmarks
Library
Bookmarks

Title
Date
Sunday, October 04, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Come practice reading aloud to a furry four-legged friend! Therapy dogs with Therapy Dogs International will be visiting the library to encourage struggling or reluctant readers build their reading skills!
Location
Children's Area
Library
Bachman Lake Branch Library

Title
Date
Sunday, October 04, 2015
Time
3:30 PM - 4:15 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

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