Here comes Santa Claus!

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🎅🎄 Get into the Holiday Spirit with Santa Claus at the Library! 🎄🎅

Experience the magic of the season with our Santa Claus events! Write and send letters to Santa. Get up close and personal with one of Santa's flying reindeer. And don't miss the chance to meet Santa himself during his special personal visits and photo ops. 



Letters to Santa

Friday, December 1 through Saturday, December 23, Skyline Branch

Write your letter to Santa and mail it at the library. Visit the front desk for a return letter from Santa. Bilingual materials will be available.


Meet Santa's Reindeer

Wednesday, December 6 at 10 a.m., Bookmarks in NorthPark Center

Bookmarks will have an extra special guest – one of Santa's reindeer! Join us outside in CenterPark Garden for a Christmas story and a chance to take a picture with the reindeer and sleigh. 

Sponsored by Atmos Energy.


Meet Santa and His Elf

Saturday, December 9 at 1 p.m., Hampton-Illinois Branch

Santa and his elf came down from the North Pole to warm up! They are passing through the library and you can come to see them! Take photos with your phone or camera and receive a goody bag.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Dallas Public Library.


Santa Visits Skyline!

Tuesday, December 12 at 5 p.m., Skyline Branch

Santa Claus is coming to town! Join us for a special visit from the jolliest man of the season!


Santa Storytime

Wednesday, December 13 at 2:30 p.m., Lakewood Branch

Gather ‘round as Santa shares stories to get everyone in a festive mood! Afterwards, have your cameras and phones ready to take pictures with the jolly old elf, and let him know what’s on your wishlist! Registration is required.


Photos with Santa

Come see the big man for a picture opportunity with the family and tell him what you want for Christmas!
¡Ven a ver al gran hombre para una oportunidad de foto con la familia y dile lo que quieres para Navidad!
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Wednesday, December 13 at 4:30 p.m., Lochwood Branch (Registration is required.) 

Saturday, December 16 at 10:30 a.m., Preston Royal Branch (Registration is required.)

Wednesday, December 20 at  1 p.m., Pleasant Grove Branch

Wednesday, December 20 at 2:30 p.m., Kleberg-Rylie Branch

Thursday, December 21 at 3 p.m., Martin Luther King Branch


Bilingual Storytime (Hora de Cuentos) with Santa!

Wednesday, December 20 at 10:30 a.m., Prairie Creek Branch

Stories, songs and rhymes in Spanish and English to get ready to read with a special guest: Santa Claus! Suggested ages: 6 years old and under.

¡Cuentos, canciones y rímas en español y ingles para niños que quieren leer con un invitado especial: Santa Claus! Para edades de 6 años y menor.


Looking for more holiday fun? Check out our other seasonal programs here.