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Upcoming Events
Title
Date
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Join Bedtime Math's Crazy 8s, a totally new kind of math club where you'll build stuff, toss beach balls, make sticky art and more! Limited to the first 20 2nd - 5th graders to arrive.

Glow-in-the-Dark City: Build a giant skyscraper of glow sticks and styrofoam balls. Then we'll flick off the lights to see your creations.

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

Title
Date
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
FREE Afterschool Program for youth ages 10-17 attending school in zip code area 75216. Presented by the Dallas Community Youth Development. For more detail contact 214-670-1952 or visit www.ccgd.org
Location
Bishop Larry Mcgriff Meeting Room (Auditorium)
Library
Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Join us on Tuesday afternoons for a bilingual story time and more. Children of all ages welcome.

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

Title
Date
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Learn about electricity as you play with Snap Circuits! Build and watch your creation light up, spin, make sounds, and more!
Location
Auditorium
Library
Mountain Creek Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Time
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Teens ages 13-18 are invited to join us every 3rd Tuesday of the month for an afterschool program to have group viewings of classic works in anime, samplings of new and old releases, and movie nights featuring pieces by directors Hayao Miyazaki, Mamoru Hosada and Mahiro Maeda. Please join us to watch anime, discuss manga and get excited for new releases!
Location
Classroom A
Library
White Rock Hills Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Time
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
If you have ever wanted to learn to juggle or would like to start again, come join us at the Prairie Creek Branch Library. Juggling class is offered every Tuesday from 6:00-7:00pm.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Prairie Creek Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Time
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
After-school program for grades K-2. Activities include music and movement, crafts, games, literacy enrichment, readers theater, book talks, and more.
Location
Classroom B
Library
White Rock Hills Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Time
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Do you know how to crochet? Have you always wanted to learn? Join us on Tuesday evenings for the month of April while we create our own pair of slippers. We will have some yarn and hooks available for use, but you may want to bring your own favorite color and a hook so you can continue working on this project at home.
Location
Classroom
Library
Skyline Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Would you like to volunteer at the North Oak Cliff Branch Library? Volunteer Orientation is the third Tuesday of every month.
Library
North Oak Cliff Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Time
9:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Description
Earth Day is April 22 and Brandi Gunde and Tobie Line of Aveda are partnering with Bookmarks in NorthPark to bring awareness to the Gulf Restoration Network. Please join the Bookmarks staff and Aveda representatives before and after the Tommy Terrific's Wacky Magic show in NorthCourt of NorthPark Center beginning at 9:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.. Crafts and Candles will be available to make and support a dear and worthy Earth Day cause!
Location
In Library
Library
Bookmarks

Title
Date
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Listen to stories, sing songs, play games, interact with other children while learning crafts, finger games, songs etc.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Skyline Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, April 22, 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, April 22, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Interactive storytime featuring books, movement, rhymes and music. Suggested ages: 6 years old and younger
Location
Auditorium
Library
Lakewood Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, April 22, 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, April 22, 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, April 22, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:05 AM
Description
Tommy Terrific is a big kid that shows up at your event to watch his Uncle Fumpernutter perform his magic show! When no one can find Uncle Fumpernutter, Tommy takes over! Unfortunately, Tommy's never done magic before, but with the help of the kids and the Magician's Handbook, everyone has a great time!
Location
NorthCourt
Library
Bookmarks

Title
Date
Wednesday, April 22, 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, April 22, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Description
Pre-School, Infant & Toddler, Elementary School Age
Description: Join us for fun interactive stories, arts & crafts and fun activities for preschool children! Suggested ages 2- 6 years.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Forest Green Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, April 22, 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, April 22, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Join us each day after school for activities such as legoes, crafts, movies, games, and much more. All ages are invited. Bring your friends! Audelia Road Library Friends providing supplies.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Audelia Road Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, April 22, 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, April 22, 2015
Time
3:30 PM - 4:15 PM
Description
Celebrate Earth Day! Come to Arcadia Park Branch and learn ways to transform garbage into compost for the garden. Dallas County Master Gardener Judy Meagher will present an informative program that is timely for Earth Day. The discussion will include how to set up your compost, what to add and what not to add to your compost, and how to use the finished product. The program will be bi-lingual.The program will be most appreciated by adults, teens and elementary school age children.Please call the library at 214-670-6446 if you have any questions about the program.
Location
Meeting Room A & B
Library
Arcadia Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Time
3:30 PM - 4:45 PM
Description
Hooray! It's Earth Day! Join us in celebrating the good, old earth with a craft designed by Chris.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Kleberg-Rylie Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
The Fisherman and His Wife

Join master puppeteer Sandy Shrout and her clever puppets as they reveal the Earth Day version of this classic fairy tale in which a greedy fisherman’s wife learns to take care of the environment, in this case, the lake that provides the couple with food and much, much more. Contribute your opinions as to how we can take care of our earth and conserve our water.
Location
Children's Area
Library
North Oak Cliff Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
AIR & WEATHER
Discovery is in the air! During this program, you will investigate
the invisible space around us, the water cycle and different types
of weather — all topped off with the opportunity to hold your
very own cloud.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Polk-Wisdom Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Every Wednesday from 4:00 - 5:00 pm at the North Oak Cliff Branch Library join us afterschool for a fun activity - crafts, science games, performances, and more!
Library
North Oak Cliff Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, April 23, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
The Fisherman and His Wife

Join master puppeteer Sandy Shrout and her clever puppets as they reveal the Earth Day version of this classic fairy tale in which a greedy fisherman’s wife learns to take care of the environment, in this case, the lake that provides the couple with food and much, much more. Contribute your opinions as to how we can take care of our earth and conserve our water.
Location
Lisa Kilolo Todd Auditorium
Library
Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, April 23, 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, April 23, 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, April 23, 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, April 23, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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, April 23, 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, April 23, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Join us each day after school for activities such as legoes, crafts, movies, games, and much more. All ages are invited. Bring your friends! Audelia Road Library Friends providing supplies.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Audelia Road Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, April 23, 2015
Time
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Atmos Energy presents fun for 2- and 3-year-olds who love to jump around, hear a story, sing a song and do finger plays.
Location
Storytime Steps inside Bookmarks
Library
Bookmarks

Title
Date
Thursday, April 23, 2015
Time
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Do you like a thriller? Join us for movies after school. You will be thoroughly entertained!
Location
Auditorium
Library
Kleberg-Rylie Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, April 23, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Succeeding at Work presents I AM Committed Abstinence program. Topics covered includes: Making your Dreams Come True, Relationships, Dating/Partner Pressure and more. For more information contact 214-941-4355.
Location
Bishop Larry Mcgriff Meeting Room (Auditorium)
Library
Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, April 23, 2015
Time
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Join us every fourth Thursday in the Auditorium for a family-friendly movie. A coloring activity will also be provided for children. To find out which movie is featured this month, please contact the Polk-Wisdom Branch.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Polk-Wisdom Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, April 23, 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, April 23, 2015
Time
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Kids and parents, join us in the children's area for a fun bedtime story!
Niños y padres, unanse a nosotros para un cuento divertido antes de dormir en el área de los niños.
Location
Children's Area
Library
Grauwyler Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, April 23, 2015
Time
6:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Description
Come and have fun at our Bilingual story time and more on Thursdays at 6 p.m. Children of all ages welcome.

Ven y diviértete en nuestro tiempo de cuentos bilingüe y más cada jueves a las 6 p.m. Niños de todas edades son bienvenidos.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Prairie Creek Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, April 23, 2015
Time
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
After-school program for grades 3-5. Activities include music and movement, crafts, games, literacy enrichment, readers theater, book talks, and more.
Location
Classroom B
Library
White Rock Hills Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, April 23, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 7:45 PM
Description
Join your library friends for a "gritty" discussion of the Big D Reads book True Grit. Discussion led by library staff.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Audelia Road Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, April 24, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
Bring your children (ages 0-36 months) and have a good time playing with educational toys. A bilingual development specialist will provide ideas on how to have fun while promoting your child’s development.

Venga y pase un buen rato con sus hijos (edades 0-36 meses) usando jugetes educativos. Una especialista bilingue les ofrecera ideas divertidal para promover el desarrollo de su ninos.
Location
Clasroom A & B
Library
Bachman Lake Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, April 24, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Join us for music, movement and an interactive story time! Ages 2 to 5 recommended.
Location
2nd Floor - Children's Center Kahn Pavilion
Library
Central Library

Title
Date
Friday, April 24, 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, April 24, 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, April 24, 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, April 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
Friday, April 24, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Avance
Location
Classroom A & B
Library
Hampton-Illinois Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, April 24, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Join the Dallas Public Library-Timberglen in the fifth program of a series titled Generations: Every family has a story. This is your chance to be heard! We are encouraging you to tell your stories of brushes with greatness, oldest family stories, favorite family memories, or your outrageous family story. The library is also providing you with a chance to record your story. Registration is required. Sponsored by the Renner Frankford Library Friends.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Timberglen Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, April 24, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Come Read With Us! Book Club meets on the fourth Friday of each month in the Forest Green Branch Library Auditorium. Call for the current month's book title.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Forest Green Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, April 24, 2015
Time
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Atmos Energy presents an exciting storytime that engages 2- to 4-year-olds in phonics and pre-reading basics with stories, rhymes and music.
Location
Storytime Steps inside Bookmarks
Library
Bookmarks

Title
Date
Friday, April 24, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
AIR & WEATHER
Discovery is in the air! During this program, you will investigate
the invisible space around us, the water cycle and different types
of weather — all topped off with the opportunity to hold your
very own cloud.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Prairie Creek Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, April 25, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Free Math Tutoring. Registration required. Class is for students in grades K-12 that live in the South Dallas area of town. Students must sign-up to attend.
Location
Classroom 1 & 2
Library
Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, April 25, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
We are pleased to invite your child to enroll in FREE math tutoring for grades K through 12. Dr. Gil Lee, professor at UT Dallas, will lead the program with help from community and UTD volunteers. Limited seating of 30 participants. First come, first serve.
Location
Classroom
Library
Skyline Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, April 25, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Play with me!

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

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

For more information, call 972-400-0286

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

UT Dallas
Center for Children and Families



¡Juega conmigo!

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

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

Para más información, llame al 972-400-0286

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

Title
Date
Saturday, April 25, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Description
Build an amazing kaleidoscope, and view all the amazing colors and shapes. The craft will be set-up in the children's area of the library.
Location
In Library
Library
Lakewood Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, April 25, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 10:55 AM
Description
Get Curious at Bookmarks in NorthPark and The Dallas Holocaust Museum! Join us in NorthCourt of NorthPark Center for a storytime in French and English about Curious George and his mischievous ways. There will also be a presentation led by The Dallas Holocaust Museum Education Staff to provide the more personal tale about the journey that saved Curious George and his authors, Margret and H.A. Rey, from wartime France. They will explain why they had to escape and how we became acquainted with Curious George's curious world!
Location
NorthCourt
Library
Bookmarks

Title
Date
Saturday, April 25, 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, April 25, 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.

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 2
Library
Prairie Creek Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, April 25, 2015
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Where the Sidewalk Ends
Explore the funny, playful poems of Shel Silverstein with master theater artist Dana Proulx-Willis and discover what makes a great poem. Participate with others to create a group poem using word images based on a theme. Build a word wall with input from everyone and use words and phrases from the word wall to construct the poem. Take part in presenting the finished product.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Skyline Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, April 25, 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, April 25, 2015
Time
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Description
Come help our furry friends with their reading. Children read to dogs to build confidence with reading. Ages 6-12
Location
Children's Area
Library
Hampton-Illinois Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, April 25, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Fun With Poetry
If your nose went on vacation tomorrow, would you miss it? What would you miss most about it? What would your nose look like on another creature? That’s exactly what you and master origami artist Alicia Colina-Ashby will explore in this whimsical program. On what other creature will you temporarily park your nose? Join us for an adventure and poetry about noses!

Location
In Library
Library
Dallas West Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, April 25, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Make a fun craft to take home!
Location
2nd Floor - Children's Center
Library
Central Library

Title
Date
Saturday, April 25, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Description
Join us for stories with Miss Yannique!
Location
Children's Area
Library
Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, April 25, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Join us on Saturday afternoons for a bilingual story time and more. Children of all ages welcome.

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


Location
Children's Area
Library
Bachman Lake Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, April 25, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Come use your imagination and build with Legos.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Park Forest Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, April 25, 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, April 25, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Join the Dallas Public Library-Timberglen in the fifth program of a series titled Generations: Every family has a story. This is your chance to be heard! We are encouraging you to tell your stories of brushes with greatness, oldest family stories, favorite family memories, or your outrageous family story. The library is also providing you with a chance to record your story. Registration is required. Sponsored by the Renner Frankford Library Friends.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Timberglen Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, April 25, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
Description
Snake Encounters presented by Daryl Sprout: The surreptitious world of snakes will be presented with comedy, magic and slithering tales.
Location
NorthCourt
Library
Bookmarks

Title
Date
Saturday, April 25, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Join in on the fun with the Lights Up Children's Theatre Troupe from Little Rock, Arkansas. Stories start like magic when we count: one...two...three...LIGHTS UP!! Using our imaginations, we bring literature to life! Come prepared to play because in every Lights Up show, kids become part of the action. You might sing, you might dance, and you might even become a character in a story! Don't miss out on the fun-- three...two...one...story's done!​
Location
2nd Floor - Children's Center
Library
Central Library

Title
Date
Saturday, April 25, 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 for...
Location
Auditorium
Library
Forest Green Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, April 25, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
A Tree is Nice

Find a new appreciation for trees with master storyteller Rolanda Brigham as you discuss their many wonderful qualities and how the different seasons affect them. Not only are they beautiful and involve many of our fondest childhood memories, they are extremely important to the environment! Reenact the life cycle of a tree from a sapling to a fully grown masterpiece using character voices and slow motion.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Renner Frankford Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, April 25, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Join us in the Children's Center for a fun hour of building with LEGOs. Children will be given a theme, though free-building is always an option! LEGOs will be provided.
Location
2nd Floor - Children's Center Kahn Pavilion
Library
Central Library

Title
Date
Saturday, April 25, 2015
Time
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Come join us in the Auditorium for our Monthly Game Day. We will have games of all kinds, Chess, Checkers, Wii and board games. You won't want to miss out.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Oak Lawn Branch Library

Title
Date
Sunday, April 26, 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, April 26, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Enjoy a popular movie on our big screen!
Location
2nd Floor - Children's Center Kahn Pavilion
Library
Central Library

Title
Date
Sunday, April 26, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Howdy! Join us for the first ever Renner Frankford Branch Library Rodeo! This is a fun, free, wild-west themed event for the whole family!
Location
Children's Area
Library
Renner Frankford Branch Library

Title
Date
Monday, April 27, 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, April 27, 2015
Time
12:30 PM - 12:50 PM
Description
Atmos Energy presents delightful fun for moms/caregivers and infants up to 24 months with interactive music, nursery rhymes and stories!
Location
Storytime Steps inside Bookmarks
Library
Bookmarks

Title
Date
Monday, April 27, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Join us each day after school for activities such as legoes, crafts, movies, games, and much more. All ages are invited. Bring your friends! Audelia Road Library Friends providing supplies.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Audelia Road Branch Library

Title
Date
Monday, April 27, 2015
Time
3:15 PM - 4:45 PM
Description
Have questions about your homework? Tutors from Dallas Baptist University will help! Tutors are also available to read with you.
Location
In Library
Library
Arcadia Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Monday, April 27, 2015
Time
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Description
Children experience a real-life engineering challenge while developing communication and teamwork skills. Participants ages 6-9 form a Jr. FIRST LEGO League team registered through the library. Join us for the hardest fun you'll ever have!
Location
Meeting Room A & B
Library
Arcadia Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Interactive story time featuring books, movement, rhymes and music. Suggested ages: under 6 years old.
Location
In Library
Library
Pleasant Grove Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Storytime for toddlers who love to jump around, hear stories, and sing songs. Suggested ages: 2 - 4 years old.
Location
Auditorium
Library
White Rock Hills Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, April 28, 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
Children's Area
Library
Mountain Creek Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, April 28, 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. Total program length is between 30 and 45 minutes. Join children’s librarian, Ms. Anna, every Tuesday at 11:15 for Tadpole Tales!

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, April 28, 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. Total program length is between 30 and 45 minutes. Join children’s librarian, Ms. Anna, every Tuesday at 11:15 for Tadpole Tales!

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

Title
Date
Tuesday, April 28, 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, April 28, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Come to Dallas West and learn how to play the guitar! We are looking for COMMITTED students and parents. Only six students each month. Have to choose a time slot 1pm-2pm Experts, 2pm-3pm Intermediate, and 3pm-4pm Beginners for the ENTIRE MONTH! Guitars will be provided. Free! Sign-up at the circulation desk!
Location
Auditorium
Library
Dallas West Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Time
2:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Drop by at 2:30pm on Tuesdays and create a fun and inspiring craft!
Location
In Library
Library
Lakewood Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Join us each day after school for activities such as legoes, crafts, movies, games, and much more. All ages are invited. Bring your friends! Audelia Road Library Friends providing supplies.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Audelia Road Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Time
3:15 PM - 4:45 PM
Description
Have questions about your homework? Tutors from Dallas Baptist University will help! Tutors are also available to read with you.
Location
In Library
Library
Arcadia Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Time
3:30 PM - 4:45 PM
Description
Join us for hands-on science! Sessions include Snap Circuits (making electronic devices that spin, light up, and fly); LEGO Challenge; Hour of Code (introductory computer programming); and more!
Location
Children's Area
Library
Arcadia Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Time
3:35 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
Antavion Williams (age 10) reads and discusses books with children ages to 6 to 15. Bring your children to this wonderful adventure which will enhance their lives.
Location
Children's Area
Library
Kleberg-Rylie Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Join Bedtime Math's Crazy 8s, a totally new kind of math club where you'll build stuff, toss beach balls, make sticky art and more! Limited to the first 20 2nd - 5th graders to arrive.

Ramp It Up: Use long foam tubes to build the fastest superball ramps ever. Measure to find out how high a hill or how steep a curve your superball can handle, and race to see whose track is fastest.

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

Title
Date
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Join us on Tuesday afternoons for a bilingual story time and more. Children of all ages welcome.

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

Title
Date
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Bring your imagination and come build with LEGOs.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Mountain Creek Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, April 28, 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, April 28, 2015
Time
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
If you have ever wanted to learn to juggle or would like to start again, come join us at the Prairie Creek Branch Library. Juggling class is offered every Tuesday from 6:00-7:00pm.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Prairie Creek Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Time
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
After-school program for grades K-2. Activities include music and movement, crafts, games, literacy enrichment, readers theater, book talks, and more.
Location
Classroom B
Library
White Rock Hills Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Time
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Do you know how to crochet? Have you always wanted to learn? Join us on Tuesday evenings for the month of April while we create our own pair of slippers. We will have some yarn and hooks available for use, but you may want to bring your own favorite color and a hook so you can continue working on this project at home.
Location
Classroom
Library
Skyline Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
The Teen Advisory Council consists of teens ages 12-17 from area schools who wish to make an impact on teen programs. If you would like to make an impact and help plan, promote, and host programs for teens come the meeting and share your ideas. This is a co-sponsored program between the White Rock Hills Library and the White Rock YMCA.
Location
Classroom A
Library
White Rock Hills Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Listen to stories, sing songs, play games, interact with other children while learning crafts, finger games, songs etc.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Skyline Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, April 29, 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, April 29, 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, April 29, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Interactive storytime featuring books, movement, rhymes and music. Suggested ages: 6 years old and younger
Location
Auditorium
Library
Lakewood Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, April 29, 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, April 29, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Explore the life cycle and habitats for both native and tropical butterflies, including the star of the show; the Marvelous Monarchs! Learn about the physical characteristics of butterflies, moths and flowers and the interdependence of insects and plants throughout nature. Students will be able to name at least one butterfly and describe its adaptations.
Location
NorthCourt
Library
Bookmarks

Title
Date
Wednesday, April 29, 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, April 29, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Description
Pre-School, Infant & Toddler, Elementary School Age
Description: Join us for fun interactive stories, arts & crafts and fun activities for preschool children! Suggested ages 2- 6 years.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Forest Green Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, April 29, 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, April 29, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Join us each day after school for activities such as legoes, crafts, movies, games, and much more. All ages are invited. Bring your friends! Audelia Road Library Friends providing supplies.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Audelia Road Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, April 29, 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, April 29, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Description
Celebrate Dia de los Ninos and Dia de los Libros with this fun, multicultural, science activity. Join us as we read about foods from other cultures. Then children will have a chance to mix up their own batch of play dough which they can mold to look like all kinds of foods and shapes. Children will learn what foods are eaten around the world, as well as the math and science behind measuring and mixing ingredients. This program will be conducted in both English and Spanish. Suggested age for this program is 5 to 10 years old.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Polk-Wisdom Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Every Wednesday from 4:00 - 5:00 pm at the North Oak Cliff Branch Library join us afterschool for a fun activity - crafts, science games, performances, and more!
Library
North Oak Cliff Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, April 30, 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, April 30, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
Babies and parents/caregivers are invited for a lapsit storytime that introduces simple rhymes, songs and books to stimulate infants. Suggested ages: 0 to 24 months.
Location
Children's Area
Library
Arcadia Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, April 30, 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, April 30, 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, April 30, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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, April 30, 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, April 30, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Join us each day after school for activities such as legoes, crafts, movies, games, and much more. All ages are invited. Bring your friends! Audelia Road Library Friends providing supplies.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Audelia Road Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, April 30, 2015
Time
3:15 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
Celebrate El Día de Los Libros/ Niños (Children's Day/ Book Day) as we create extreme bubbles and learn the science behind these ephemeral delights. Be prepared to have some fun!
Location
Meeting Room A & B
Library
Arcadia Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, April 30, 2015
Time
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Atmos Energy presents fun for 2- and 3-year-olds who love to jump around, hear a story, sing a song and do finger plays.
Location
Storytime Steps inside Bookmarks
Library
Bookmarks

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

Title
Date
Thursday, April 30, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Succeeding at Work presents I AM Committed Abstinence program. Topics covered includes: Making your Dreams Come True, Relationships, Dating/Partner Pressure and more. For more information contact 214-941-4355.
Location
Bishop Larry Mcgriff Meeting Room (Auditorium)
Library
Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, April 30, 2015
Time
6:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Description
Come and have fun at our Bilingual story time and more on Thursdays at 6 p.m. Children of all ages welcome.

Ven y diviértete en nuestro tiempo de cuentos bilingüe y más cada jueves a las 6 p.m. Niños de todas edades son bienvenidos.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Prairie Creek Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, April 30, 2015
Time
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
After-school program for grades 3-5. Activities include music and movement, crafts, games, literacy enrichment, readers theater, book talks, and more.
Location
Classroom B
Library
White Rock Hills Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, May 01, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
Bring your children (ages 0-36 months) and have a good time playing with educational toys. A bilingual development specialist will provide ideas on how to have fun while promoting your child’s development.

Venga y pase un buen rato con sus hijos (edades 0-36 meses) usando jugetes educativos. Una especialista bilingue les ofrecera ideas divertidal para promover el desarrollo de su ninos.
Location
Clasroom A & B
Library
Bachman Lake Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, May 01, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Join us for music, movement and an interactive story time! Ages 2 to 5 recommended.
Location
2nd Floor - Children's Center Kahn Pavilion
Library
Central Library

Title
Date
Friday, May 01, 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, May 01, 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, May 01, 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, May 01, 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, May 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
Saturday, May 02, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Free Math Tutoring. Registration required. Class is for students in grades K-12 that live in the South Dallas area of town. Students must sign-up to attend.
Location
Classroom 1 & 2
Library
Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, May 02, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
We are pleased to invite your child to enroll in FREE math tutoring for grades K through 12. Dr. Gil Lee, professor at UT Dallas, will lead the program with help from community and UTD volunteers. Limited seating of 30 participants. First come, first serve.
Location
Classroom
Library
Skyline Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, May 02, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
May Meeting Saturday, May 2, 2015 at 10:00am! This meeting is for all new and existing Friend's members to come and learn about how exci...
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Forest Green Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, May 02, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Description
Teen MVP Series provides students the opportunity to receive court-ordered or community service hours in a fun, supportive environment. Join us for our six-part series where we will enjoy enrichment programs in categories such as life skills, library resources, college readiness, career readiness, creative arts, and science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Please call
214-670-7809 or email volunteer@dallaslibrary2.org to register.
Location
L1 - Gates Conference Room
Library
Central Library

Title
Date
Saturday, May 02, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Play with me!

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

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

For more information, call 972-400-0286

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

UT Dallas
Center for Children and Families



¡Juega conmigo!

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

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

Para más información, llame al 972-400-0286

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

Title
Date
Saturday, May 02, 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, May 02, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Do you know the significance of Cinco de Mayo (5th of May)? It’s much more than an occasion to eat chips, salsa and guacamole. Join master storyteller Melody Bell to discover the history of this day, why it is celebrated and how the decorations are made with significance and purpose. Make your own balloon twist and decorate it with words that are meaningful to you.
Location
Children's Area
Library
Grauwyler Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, May 02, 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, May 02, 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.

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 2
Library
Prairie Creek Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, May 02, 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, May 02, 2015
Time
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Description
Join master illustrator Jennifer Kindert for the beautiful story of Pele, Hawaii’s volcano goddess and the goddess of fire. The legend says that Pele traveled from Tahiti to Hawaii and was followed from island to island accompanied by her shark brother and chased by her ocean sister. Discover what the legend says about how Hawaii’s volcanos were created!
Location
Teen Center
Library
White Rock Hills Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, May 02, 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, May 02, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Sunshine Butterfly and Moonlight Moth
Do you know the difference between butterflies and moths and how important they are to the environment? Join master musician Rochelle Rabouin for the story of Sunshine Butterfly and Moonlight Moth and find out how these two cousins got their flying times mixed up. Help illustrate the story with shadow puppetry and judge a race between a butterfly and a moth!
Location
Children's Area
Library
Pleasant Grove Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, May 02, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Make a fun craft to take home!
Location
2nd Floor - Children's Center
Library
Central Library

Title
Date
Saturday, May 02, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Description
Join us for stories with Miss Yannique!
Location
Children's Area
Library
Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, May 02, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Join us on Saturday afternoons for a bilingual story time and more. Children of all ages welcome.

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


Location
Children's Area
Library
Bachman Lake Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, May 02, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Join us for a blockbuster Marvel Comics movie.
Location
4th floor - Shirley Philipson Pollock Performance Space
Library
Central Library

Title
Date
Saturday, May 02, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Join the Dallas Public Library-Timberglen in the final program of a series titled Generations: Every family has a story. Bring your favorite scrapbook, photos, and anything else you would like to create your own family scrapbook. We will provide the paper, sissors, and other scrapbook supplies. Sponsored by the Renner Frankford Library Friends.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Timberglen Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, May 02, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Teen MVP Series provides students the opportunity to receive court-ordered or community service hours in a fun, supportive environment. Join us for our six-part series where we will enjoy enrichment programs in categories such as life skills, library resources, college readiness, career readiness, creative arts, and science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Please call
214-670-7809 or email volunteer@dallaslibrary2.og to register.
Location
L1 - Gates Conference Room
Library
Central Library

Title
Date
Saturday, May 02, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 4:00 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.
Location
Black Box Theater
Library
Hampton-Illinois Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, May 02, 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, May 02, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Calling all superheroes! The Polk-Wisdom Superhero Academy is accepting new recruits. Can you leap buildings in a single bound? Do you have super strength? Come out and try your skills at each of our training stations and create a mask to hide your true identity. At the end, you will receive an official diploma certifying you as a superhero!
Superhero costumes and capes are encouraged. For children ages 3-8.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Polk-Wisdom Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, May 02, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Mitotiliztli Yaoyollohtli "Heart of the Warrior" Aztec Dance group has been preserving and practicing their tribal dance since 1997. These dances give thanks to Nature,the Four Sacred Elements (air, water, earth and fire) but also to the Cosmos. Cultural artists for this event are sponsored by the Community Artists Program (CAP), a cultural contracts program of the City of Dallas, Office of Cultural Affairs.
Location
2nd Floor - Children's Center Kahn Pavilion
Library
Central Library

Title
Date
Saturday, May 02, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 2:40 PM
Description
Atmos Energy presents The Pipdillys in Escape from Couch Potato Land, a "Healthy Living" Musical Comedy! Two kids are stuck in Couch Potato Land, and Super Chef and Vita Girl have to help them escape! A fantastic, interactive, and hilariously educational show with original songs, imagination games, magic, and juggling that shows kids it is “cool” to lead healthy lives.
Location
NorthCourt
Library
Bookmarks

Title
Date
Saturday, May 02, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Do you know the significance of Cinco de Mayo (5th of May)? It’s much more than an occasion to eat chips, salsa and guacamole. Join master storyteller Melody Bell to discover the history of this day, why it is celebrated and how the decorations are made with significance and purpose. Make your own balloon twist and decorate it with words that are meaningful to you.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Forest Green Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, May 02, 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, May 03, 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, May 03, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Enjoy a popular movie on our big screen!
Location
2nd Floor - Children's Center Kahn Pavilion
Library
Central Library

Title
Date
Monday, May 04, 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, May 04, 2015
Time
12:30 PM - 12:50 PM
Description
Atmos Energy presents delightful fun for moms/caregivers and infants up to 24 months with interactive music, nursery rhymes and stories!
Location
Storytime Steps inside Bookmarks
Library
Bookmarks

Title
Date
Tuesday, May 05, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Storytime for toddlers who love to jump around, hear stories, and sing songs. Suggested ages: 2 - 4 years old.
Location
Auditorium
Library
White Rock Hills Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, May 05, 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, May 05, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Interactive story time featuring books, movement, rhymes and music. Suggested ages: under 6 years old.
Location
Children's Area
Library
Pleasant Grove Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, May 05, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Master puppeteer Sandy Shrout and her clever puppets present a variation on the classic fairy tale The Princess and the Pea in which the Prince attends a Maypole celebration and falls in love with a beautiful maiden. How does he know if she’s the right one for him? Find out as the puppets perform the story and learn how to make your own sock puppet with ordinary materials you have at home.
Location
Children's Area
Library
Mountain Creek Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, May 05, 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, May 05, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Description
Children's librarians provide fun and interactive children's storytimes during the Dallas Museum of Art's free First Tuesday event located at 1717 N. Harwood St., Dallas, TX 75201.
Location
Off Site
Library
Dallas Public Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, May 05, 2015
Time
2:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Drop by at 2:30pm on Tuesdays and create a fun and inspiring craft!
Location
In Library
Library
Lakewood Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, May 05, 2015
Time
3:35 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
Antavion Williams (age 10) reads and discusses books with children ages to 6 to 15. Bring your children to this wonderful adventure which will enhance their lives.
Location
Children's Area
Library
Kleberg-Rylie Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, May 05, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Join Bedtime Math's Crazy 8s, a totally new kind of math club where you'll build stuff, toss beach balls, make sticky art and more! Limited to the first 20 2nd - 5th graders to arrive.

Funny Money: Take coins to a new level by weighing them, flipping them, rolling them, and finally, winning them in an extreme version of Rock, Paper, Scissors.

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

Title
Date
Tuesday, May 05, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Join us on Tuesday afternoons for a bilingual story time and more. Children of all ages welcome.

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

Title
Date
Tuesday, May 05, 2015
Time
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
If you have ever wanted to learn to juggle or would like to start again, come join us at the Prairie Creek Branch Library. Juggling class is offered every Tuesday from 6:00-7:00pm.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Prairie Creek Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, May 05, 2015
Time
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
After-school program for grades K-2. Activities include music and movement, crafts, games, literacy enrichment, readers theater, book talks, and more.
Location
Classroom B
Library
White Rock Hills Branch Library

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

Title
Date
Wednesday, May 06, 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, May 06, 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, May 06, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Interactive storytime featuring books, movement, rhymes and music. Suggested ages: 6 years old and younger
Location
Auditorium
Library
Lakewood Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, May 06, 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, May 06, 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, May 06, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
Join the Bedtime Math's Crazy 8's program at the Children's Center where you will build stuff, run and jump, make music, make a mess...it's a totally new kind of way to learn about math! Space is limited so sign up now!
Location
2nd Floor - Children's Center Kahn Pavilion
Library
Central Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, May 06, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:05 AM
Description
"Are You My Mother?" presented by Mrs. Pocket's Puppet Playtime! Based on the book. This is a captivating program where children will be able to interact with puppets.
Location
NorthCourt
Library
Bookmarks

Title
Date
Wednesday, May 06, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Description
Join us for interactive stories, arts & crafts and fun activities for preschool children! Suggested ages 2- 6 years.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Forest Green Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, May 06, 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, May 06, 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, May 06, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Every Wednesday from 4:00 - 5:00 pm at the North Oak Cliff Branch Library join us afterschool for a fun activity - crafts, science games, performances, and more!
Library
North Oak Cliff Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, May 07, 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, May 07, 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, May 07, 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, May 07, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
Babies and parents/caregivers are invited for a lapsit storytime that introduces simple rhymes, songs and books to stimulate infants. Suggested ages: 0 to 24 months.
Location
Children's Area
Library
Arcadia Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, May 07, 2015
Time
12:30 PM - 12:50 PM
Description
Atmos Energy presents delightful fun for moms/caregivers and infants up to 24 months with interactive music, nursery rhymes and stories!
Location
Storytime Steps inside Bookmarks
Library
Bookmarks

Title
Date
Thursday, May 07, 2015
Time
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Atmos Energy presents fun for 2- and 3-year-olds who love to jump around, hear a story, sing a song and do finger plays.
Location
Storytime Steps inside Bookmarks
Library
Bookmarks

Title
Date
Thursday, May 07, 2015
Time
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Do you like a thriller? Join us for movies after school. You will be thoroughly entertained!
Location
Auditorium
Library
Kleberg-Rylie Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, May 07, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Succeeding at Work presents I AM Committed Abstinence program. Topics covered includes: Making your Dreams Come True, Relationships, Dating/Partner Pressure and more. For more information contact 214-941-4355.
Location
Bishop Larry Mcgriff Meeting Room (Auditorium)
Library
Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, May 07, 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, May 07, 2015
Time
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Do you know the significance of Cinco de Mayo (5th of May)? It’s much more than an occasion to eat chips, salsa and guacamole. Join master storyteller Melody Bell to discover the history of this day, why it is celebrated and how the decorations are made with significance and purpose. Make your own balloon twist and decorate it with words that are meaningful to you.
Location
Black Box Theater
Library
Lochwood Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, May 07, 2015
Time
6:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Description
Come and have fun at our Bilingual story time and more on Thursdays at 6 p.m. Children of all ages welcome.

Ven y diviértete en nuestro tiempo de cuentos bilingüe y más cada jueves a las 6 p.m. Niños de todas edades son bienvenidos.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Prairie Creek Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, May 07, 2015
Time
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
After-school program for grades 3-5. Activities include music and movement, crafts, games, literacy enrichment, readers theater, book talks, and more.
Location
Classroom B
Library
White Rock Hills Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, May 07, 2015
Time
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Samuell High School will perform their Choir Spring Concert
Location
Blackbox Theater
Library
Pleasant Grove Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, May 08, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
Bring your children (ages 0-36 months) and have a good time playing with educational toys. A bilingual development specialist will provide ideas on how to have fun while promoting your child’s development.

Venga y pase un buen rato con sus hijos (edades 0-36 meses) usando jugetes educativos. Una especialista bilingue les ofrecera ideas divertidal para promover el desarrollo de su ninos.
Location
Clasroom A & B
Library
Bachman Lake Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, May 08, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Join us for music, movement and an interactive story time! Ages 2 to 5 recommended.
Location
2nd Floor - Children's Center Kahn Pavilion
Library
Central Library

Title
Date
Friday, May 08, 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, May 08, 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, May 08, 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, May 08, 2015
Time
12:30 PM - 12:50 PM
Description
Atmos Energy presents delightful fun for moms/caregivers and infants up to 24 months with interactive music, nursery rhymes and stories!
Location
Storytime Steps inside Bookmarks
Library
Bookmarks

Title
Date
Friday, May 08, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
The Runaway Wok
Join master storyteller Rolanda Brigham to hear the tale of a magical wok that provides food, toys and money for an entire community to share in a joyful celebration. Discuss the importance of sharing with others and contribute your ideas for community-wide sharing. Enjoy learning some interesting facts about Asian customs and history and make your choice of crafts to take home.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Prairie Creek Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, May 09, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Free Math Tutoring. Registration required. Class is for students in grades K-12 that live in the South Dallas area of town. Students must sign-up to attend.
Location
Classroom 1 & 2
Library
Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, May 09, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
We are pleased to invite your child to enroll in FREE math tutoring for grades K through 12. Dr. Gil Lee, professor at UT Dallas, will lead the program with help from community and UTD volunteers. Limited seating of 30 participants. First come, first serve.
Location
Classroom
Library
Skyline Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, May 09, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Description
Teen MVP Series provides students the opportunity to receive court-ordered or community service hours in a fun, supportive environment. Join us for our six-part series where we will enjoy enrichment programs in categories such as life skills, library resources, college readiness, career readiness, creative arts, and science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Please call
214-670-7809 or email volunteer@dallaslibrary2.org to register.
Location
L1 - Gates Conference Room
Library
Central Library

Title
Date
Saturday, May 09, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Play with me!

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

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

For more information, call 972-400-0286

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

UT Dallas
Center for Children and Families



¡Juega conmigo!

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

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

Para más información, llame al 972-400-0286

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

Title
Date
Saturday, May 09, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Oil and Cotton!
Join Oil and Cotton in NorthCourt for a fun and easy craft experience. All ages are invited to join us in the art activity of creating paper flower bouquets!
Location
NorthCourt
Library
Bookmarks

Title
Date
Saturday, May 09, 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, May 09, 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.

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 2
Library
Prairie Creek Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, May 09, 2015
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Join master illustrator Jennifer Kindert for the beautiful story of Pele, Hawaii’s volcano goddess and the goddess of fire. The legend says that Pele traveled from Tahiti to Hawaii and was followed from island to island accompanied by her shark brother and chased by her ocean sister. Discover what the legend says about how Hawaii’s volcanos were created!
Location
Children's Area
Library
Bachman Lake Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, May 09, 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, May 09, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
The Dragon Parade
Let master storyteller Rolanda Brigham introduce you to the true story of newly-arrived to San Francisco Chinese grocer Norman Ah Sing. After working hard and becoming successful in his new land of California, he convinces other Chinese business owners to plan a Chinese New Year like that of their homeland, which becomes the beginning of a new tradition in America.
Location
Children's Area
Library
Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, May 09, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Dallas Day of Puppetry - Displays and Craft table. Presented by Lone Star Puppet Guild
Location
Classroom A & B
Library
White Rock Hills Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, May 09, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
The Lone Star Puppet Guild presents Dallas Day of Puppetry. Live shows offered all afternoon.
1 pm - Peeler Rose Marionette Show
2 pm - "The Runaway Tortilla" Puppet Show
3 pm - Puppet Panel "Sharing the Secrets of Puppetry" Interactive audience participation with members of Lone Star Puppet Guild
4 pm - "A Song of Love" An African Folk Tale Puppet Show
Location
Auditorium
Library
White Rock Hills Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, May 09, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Make a fun craft to take home!
Location
2nd Floor - Children's Center
Library
Central Library

Title
Date
Saturday, May 09, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 4:00 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
Saturday, May 09, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Join us on Saturday afternoons for a bilingual story time and more. Children of all ages welcome.

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


Location
Children's Area
Library
Bachman Lake Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, May 09, 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, May 09, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
Description
The Professor Brainius Show presented by Team Family! Go on a journey through the world of science! The professor's show is the perfect formula for family fun! He uses amazing science experiments, interactive music, audience participation, comedy and lots of surprises to encourage and challenge kids to be their best and never stop learning.
Location
NorthCourt
Library
Bookmarks

Title
Date
Saturday, May 09, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Join visual and tree artist specialist Nadine Burke as she leads you through the spirited, whimsical adventure of a sleepwalking lass that attracts amusing characters as she heads toward the village on the hill. Her hilarious escapade unites an entire village in a spontaneous May Day parade, at which she declares herself the Queen of May. Make your own origami butterfly to take home.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Timberglen Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, May 09, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
Want to volunteer at the Library? Come to our volunteer orientation the second Saturday of the month to find out how you can help. Volunteers must be over 14 years of age (with parental permission) and consent to a background check.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Audelia Road Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, May 09, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Join us for this hands-on STEM program (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math). Limited to first 20 participants in grades 1-5. Come to the Information Desk starting at 2:30pm to pick up your free ticket into the program.
Location
Classrooms 1 & 2
Library
Lochwood Branch Library

Title
Date
Sunday, May 10, 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, May 10, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Enjoy a popular movie on our big screen!
Location
2nd Floor - Children's Center Kahn Pavilion
Library
Central Library

Title
Date
Sunday, May 10, 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
Monday, May 11, 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, May 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
Monday, May 11, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Join visual and tree artist specialist Nadine Burke as she leads you through the spirited, whimsical adventure of a sleepwalking lass that attracts amusing characters as she heads toward the village on the hill. Her hilarious escapade unites an entire village in a spontaneous May Day parade, at which she declares herself the Queen of May. Make your own origami butterfly to take home.
Location
Black Box Theater
Library
Hampton-Illinois Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, May 12, 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, May 12, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Interactive story time featuring books, movement, rhymes and music. Suggested ages: under 6 years old.
Location
Children's Area
Library
Pleasant Grove Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Storytime for toddlers who love to jump around, hear stories, and sing songs. Suggested ages: 2 - 4 years old.
Location
Auditorium
Library
White Rock Hills Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, May 12, 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, May 12, 2015
Time
2:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Drop by at 2:30pm on Tuesdays and create a fun and inspiring craft!
Location
In Library
Library
Lakewood Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
The Dragon Parade
Let master storyteller Rolanda Brigham introduce you to the true story of newly-arrived to San Francisco Chinese grocer Norman Ah Sing. After working hard and becoming successful in his new land of California, he convinces other Chinese business owners to plan a Chinese New Year like that of their homeland, which becomes the beginning of a new tradition in America.
Location
Children's Area
Library
Arcadia Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
BALLOON SCIENCE
Think balloons are just party decorations? Join us for this
program as we explore and play with balloons to explain several avenues of science.
Location
Black Box Theater
Library
Bachman Lake Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Time
3:35 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
Antavion Williams (age 10) reads and discusses books with children ages to 6 to 15. Bring your children to this wonderful adventure which will enhance their lives.
Location
Children's Area
Library
Kleberg-Rylie Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Join Bedtime Math's Crazy 8s, a totally new kind of math club where you'll build stuff, toss beach balls, make sticky art and more! Limited to the first 20 2nd - 5th graders to arrive.

Beach Ball Party: This is a party you won't want to miss! You'll use our star-spangled beach ball to play Flying Fives Volleyball, create a giant human math tunnel and race the clock to swat the ball onto its targets!

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

Title
Date
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
FREE Afterschool Program for youth ages 10-17 attending school in zip code area 75216. Presented by the Dallas Community Youth Development. For more detail contact 214-670-1952 or visit www.ccgd.org
Location
Bishop Larry Mcgriff Meeting Room (Auditorium)
Library
Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Join us on Tuesday afternoons for a bilingual story time and more. Children of all ages welcome.

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

Title
Date
Tuesday, May 12, 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, May 12, 2015
Time
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
If you have ever wanted to learn to juggle or would like to start again, come join us at the Prairie Creek Branch Library. Juggling class is offered every Tuesday from 6:00-7:00pm.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Prairie Creek Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Time
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
After-school program for grades K-2. Activities include music and movement, crafts, games, literacy enrichment, readers theater, book talks, and more.
Location
Classroom B
Library
White Rock Hills Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, May 13, 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, May 13, 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, May 13, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Interactive storytime featuring books, movement, rhymes and music. Suggested ages: 6 years old and younger
Location
Auditorium
Library
Lakewood Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, May 13, 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, May 13, 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, May 13, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
Join the Bedtime Math's Crazy 8's program at the Children's Center where you will build stuff, run and jump, make music, make a mess...it's a totally new kind of way to learn about math! Space is limited so sign up now!
Location
2nd Floor - Children's Center Kahn Pavilion
Library
Central Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, May 13, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
“Spring is in the Air” presented by Margaret Clauder. Mother Nature stresses how to take care of our Earth. Her show incorporates a dancing flower marionette, storytelling with an original story by Margaret herself, beautiful magic involving caterpillars changing to butterflies and blooming flowers.

Location
NorthCourt
Library
Bookmarks

Title
Date
Wednesday, May 13, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Description
Join us for interactive stories, arts & crafts and fun activities for preschool children! Suggested ages 2- 6 years
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Forest Green Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, May 13, 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, May 13, 2015
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
Master puppeteer Sandy Shrout and her clever puppets present a variation on the classic fairy tale The Princess and the Pea in which the Prince attends a Maypole celebration and falls in love with a beautiful maiden. How does he know if she’s the right one for him? Find out as the puppets perform the story and learn how to make your own sock puppet with ordinary materials you have at home.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Audelia Road Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, May 13, 2015
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
BALLOON SCIENCE
Think balloons are just party decorations? Join us for this
program as we explore and play with balloons to explain several avenues of science.
Location
Black Box Theater
Library
Hampton-Illinois Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, May 13, 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, May 13, 2015
Time
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Come make paper flower corsages for Mom.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Kleberg-Rylie Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, May 13, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Join master illustrator Jennifer Kindert for the beautiful story of Pele, Hawaii’s volcano goddess and the goddess of fire. The legend says that Pele traveled from Tahiti to Hawaii and was followed from island to island accompanied by her shark brother and chased by her ocean sister. Discover what the legend says about how Hawaii’s volcanos were created!
Location
Auditorium
Library
Polk-Wisdom Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, May 13, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Every Wednesday from 4:00 - 5:00 pm at the North Oak Cliff Branch Library join us afterschool for a fun activity - crafts, science games, performances, and more!
Library
North Oak Cliff Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, May 13, 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, May 14, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Join visual and tree artist specialist Nadine Burke as she leads you through the spirited, whimsical adventure of a sleepwalking lass that attracts amusing characters as she heads toward the village on the hill. Her hilarious escapade unites an entire village in a spontaneous May Day parade, at which she declares herself the Queen of May. Make your own origami butterfly to take home.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Skillman Southwestern Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, May 14, 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, May 14, 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, May 14, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
Babies and parents/caregivers are invited for a lapsit storytime that introduces simple rhymes, songs and books to stimulate infants. Suggested ages: 0 to 24 months.
Location
Children's Area
Library
Arcadia Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, May 14, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Do you know the significance of Cinco de Mayo (5th of May)? It’s much more than an occasion to eat chips, salsa and guacamole. Join master storyteller Melody Bell to discover the history of this day, why it is celebrated and how the decorations are made with significance and purpose. Make your own balloon twist and decorate it with words that are meaningful to you.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Highland Hills Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, May 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
Thursday, May 14, 2015
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
BALLOON SCIENCE
Think balloons are just party decorations? Join us for this
program as we explore and play with balloons to explain several
avenues of science.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Audelia Road Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, May 14, 2015
Time
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Atmos Energy presents fun for 2- and 3-year-olds who love to jump around, hear a story, sing a song and do finger plays.
Location
Storytime Steps inside Bookmarks
Library
Bookmarks

Title
Date
Thursday, May 14, 2015
Time
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Do you like a thriller? Join us for movies after school. You will be thoroughly entertained!
Location
Auditorium
Library
Kleberg-Rylie Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, May 14, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Succeeding at Work presents I AM Committed Abstinence program. Topics covered includes: Making your Dreams Come True, Relationships, Dating/Partner Pressure and more. For more information contact 214-941-4355.
Location
Bishop Larry Mcgriff Meeting Room (Auditorium)
Library
Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, May 14, 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, May 14, 2015
Time
6:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Description
Come and have fun at our Bilingual story time and more on Thursdays at 6 p.m. Children of all ages welcome.

Ven y diviértete en nuestro tiempo de cuentos bilingüe y más cada jueves a las 6 p.m. Niños de todas edades son bienvenidos.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Prairie Creek Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, May 14, 2015
Time
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
After-school program for grades 3-5. Activities include music and movement, crafts, games, literacy enrichment, readers theater, book talks, and more.
Location
Classroom B
Library
White Rock Hills Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, May 14, 2015
Time
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Would you like to volunteer with the Dallas Public Library? Attend this required orientation to find out more about the volunteer opportunities available with the library. Those interested in attending should be age 14 and older and non-court ordered.

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

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

Venga y pase un buen rato con sus hijos (edades 0-36 meses) usando jugetes educativos. Una especialista bilingue les ofrecera ideas divertidal para promover el desarrollo de su ninos.
Location
Clasroom A & B
Library
Bachman Lake Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, May 15, 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, May 15, 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, May 15, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Join us for music, movement and an interactive story time! Ages 2 to 5 recommended.
Location
2nd Floor - Children's Center Kahn Pavilion
Library
Central Library

Title
Date
Friday, May 15, 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, May 15, 2015
Time
12:30 PM - 12:50 PM
Description
Atmos Energy presents delightful fun for moms/caregivers and infants up to 24 months with interactive music, nursery rhymes and stories!
Location
Storytime Steps inside Bookmarks
Library
Bookmarks

Title
Date
Friday, May 15, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Description
Come join us for a free family movie!

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

Title
Date
Saturday, May 16, 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, May 16, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Free Math Tutoring. Registration required. Class is for students in grades K-12 that live in the South Dallas area of town. Students must sign-up to attend.
Location
Classroom 1 & 2
Library
Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, May 16, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
We are pleased to invite your child to enroll in FREE math tutoring for grades K through 12. Dr. Gil Lee, professor at UT Dallas, will lead the program with help from community and UTD volunteers. Limited seating of 30 participants. First come, first serve.
Location
Classroom
Library
Skyline Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, May 16, 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, May 16, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Description
Teen MVP Series provides students the opportunity to receive court-ordered or community service hours in a fun, supportive environment. Join us for our six-part series where we will enjoy enrichment programs in categories such as life skills, library resources, college readiness, career readiness, creative arts, and science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Please call
214-670-7809 or email volunteer@dallaslibrary2.org to register.
Location
L1 - Gates Conference Room
Library
Central Library

Title
Date
Saturday, May 16, 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 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
Classrooms 1 & 2
Library
Lochwood Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, May 16, 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, May 16, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Description
Interested in becoming a leader? Join the South Dallas Business & Professional Women’s Youth Club. Participate in leadership skills, community service skills, and gain necessary life skills. Club meets every third Saturday. For more information, please contact 3rd Vice President, Sharon Martin at 214-908-5728 or at sgmhansrusty@prodigy.net.
Location
In Library
Library
Polk-Wisdom Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, May 16, 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, May 16, 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.

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 2
Library
Prairie Creek Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, May 16, 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, May 16, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Description
Join us for stories with Miss Yannique!
Location
Children's Area
Library
Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, May 16, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Make a fun craft to take home!
Location
2nd Floor - Children's Center
Library
Central Library

Title
Date
Saturday, May 16, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Join us on Saturday afternoons for a bilingual story time and more. Children of all ages welcome.

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


Location
Children's Area
Library
Bachman Lake Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, May 16, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Master puppeteer Sandy Shrout and her clever puppets present a variation on the classic fairy tale The Princess and the Pea in which the Prince attends a Maypole celebration and falls in love with a beautiful maiden. How does he know if she’s the right one for him? Find out as the puppets perform the story and learn how to make your own sock puppet with ordinary materials you have at home.
Location
2nd Floor - Children's Center Kahn Pavilion
Library
Central Library

Title
Date
Saturday, May 16, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Children and families can enjoy some craft-time or play games. Have fun and shop Friends Book Sale! Different activities each month.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Audelia Road Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, May 16, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
Celebrate the achievements of Arcadia Park Library Jr. FIRST LEGO League team members as they show off their season's work! Then, stay and make your own LEGO creation! LEGO Play starts at 3:00 P.M.
Location
Meeting Room A & B
Library
Arcadia Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, May 16, 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, May 16, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
Description
Creativity Puppet Show presented by Mark Burrows, also known as Mister Mark, Get Set, Go! Creativity. From the creative mind of award-winning children’s singer-songwriter Mister Mark, comes a show that celebrates the creative spirit in all of us.
Utilizing everything from songs to stories, puppetry to percussion, Mister Mark does more than perform. He empowers children to believe in their own creative potential.

Location
NorthCourt
Library
Bookmarks

Title
Date
Saturday, May 16, 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, May 17, 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, May 17, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Enjoy a popular movie on our big screen!
Location
2nd Floor - Children's Center Kahn Pavilion
Library
Central Library

Title
Date
Monday, May 18, 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, May 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
Monday, May 18, 2015
Time
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Would you like to volunteer with the Dallas Public Library? Attend this required orientation to find out more about the volunteer opportunities available with the library. Those interested in attending should be age 14 and older and non-court ordered.

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

Title
Date
Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Mama Mita
Join master storyteller Melody Bell to learn the fascinating story of Wangari Maathai, known as “Mama Miti,” the Kenyan environmental activist who received the 2004 Nobel Peace Prize. She established the Green Belt Movement, an African grassroots organization that has empowered many people to mobilize and combat deforestation, soil erosion, and environmental degradation. Make your own tree collage to take home.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Preston Royal Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Interactive story time featuring books, movement, rhymes and music. Suggested ages: under 6 years old.
Location
Children's Area
Library
Pleasant Grove Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Storytime for toddlers who love to jump around, hear stories, and sing songs. Suggested ages: 2 - 4 years old.
Location
Auditorium
Library
White Rock Hills Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, May 19, 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, May 19, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 1:50 PM
Description
White Rock Hills Branch invites all homeschool families to join us for our monthly Homeschool Special. Wrap up your homeschool year by meeting with other families and sharing your best tools, ideas, and resources.
Location
Auditorium
Library
White Rock Hills Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Time
2:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Drop by at 2:30pm on Tuesdays and create a fun and inspiring craft!
Location
In Library
Library
Lakewood Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Time
3:35 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
Antavion Williams (age 10) reads and discusses books with children ages to 6 to 15. Bring your children to this wonderful adventure which will enhance their lives.
Location
Children's Area
Library
Kleberg-Rylie Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Join Bedtime Math's Crazy 8s, a totally new kind of math club where you'll build stuff, toss beach balls, make sticky art and more! Limited to the first 20 2nd - 5th graders to arrive.

Writing on the Wall: Make real-life, super-sized, AND mini pictures of yourself with wax sticks! You'll need your detective hat to solve the Mystery Math.

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

Title
Date
Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
FREE Afterschool Program for youth ages 10-17 attending school in zip code area 75216. Presented by the Dallas Community Youth Development. For more detail contact 214-670-1952 or visit www.ccgd.org
Location
Bishop Larry Mcgriff Meeting Room (Auditorium)
Library
Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Join us on Tuesday afternoons for a bilingual story time and more. Children of all ages welcome.

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

Title
Date
Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Time
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Teens ages 13-18 are invited to join us every 3rd Tuesday of the month for an afterschool program to have group viewings of classic works in anime, samplings of new and old releases, and movie nights featuring pieces by directors Hayao Miyazaki, Mamoru Hosada and Mahiro Maeda. Please join us to watch anime, discuss manga and get excited for new releases!
Location
Classroom A
Library
White Rock Hills Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Time
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
If you have ever wanted to learn to juggle or would like to start again, come join us at the Prairie Creek Branch Library. Juggling class is offered every Tuesday from 6:00-7:00pm.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Prairie Creek Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Time
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
After-school program for grades K-2. Activities include music and movement, crafts, games, literacy enrichment, readers theater, book talks, and more.
Location
Classroom B
Library
White Rock Hills Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Would you like to volunteer at the North Oak Cliff Branch Library? Volunteer Orientation is the third Tuesday of every month.
Library
North Oak Cliff Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, May 20, 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, May 20, 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, May 20, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Interactive storytime featuring books, movement, rhymes and music. Suggested ages: 6 years old and younger
Location
Auditorium
Library
Lakewood Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, May 20, 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, May 20, 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, May 20, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Sunshine Butterfly and Moonlight Moth
Do you know the difference between butterflies and moths and how important they are to the environment? Join master musician Rochelle Rabouin for the story of Sunshine Butterfly and Moonlight Moth and find out how these two cousins got their flying times mixed up. Help illustrate the story with shadow puppetry and judge a race between a butterfly and a moth!
Location
Children's Area
Library
Park Forest Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
Join the Bedtime Math's Crazy 8's program at the Children's Center where you will build stuff, run and jump, make music, make a mess...it's a totally new kind of way to learn about math! Space is limited so sign up now!
Location
2nd Floor - Children's Center Kahn Pavilion
Library
Central Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
Hooray for the U.S.A.! Dubble Bubble the Clown and Uncle Sam the puppet will present a fun children's show that is sure to have the whole family bursting with USA pride!
Location
NorthCourt
Library
Bookmarks

Title
Date
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Description
Join us for interactive stories, arts & crafts and fun activities for preschool children! Suggested ages 2- 6 years
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Forest Green Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, May 20, 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, May 20, 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, May 20, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
BALLOON SCIENCE
Think balloons are just party decorations? Join us for this
program as we explore and play with balloons to explain several
avenues of science.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Polk-Wisdom Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Every Wednesday from 4:00 - 5:00 pm at the North Oak Cliff Branch Library join us afterschool for a fun activity - crafts, science games, performances, and more!
Library
North Oak Cliff Branch Library

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