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Library Branch: Grauwyler Park Branch
Room: Grauwyler Park - In Library
Age Group: Family, School Age (ages 6-11)
Program Type: Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
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It's summer! Come sign up for summer reading and pick up a free book from DISD! We will also have kits you can take home to make your own bookmark! 

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Library Branch: Prairie Creek Branch
Room: Prairie Creek - Classroom 1
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature
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Weekly gathering to share patterns, projects, and socialize.

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SMART Summer Kickoff

10:00am - 12:00pm
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Library Branch: Audelia Road Branch
Room: Audelia Road - Reading Lounge
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
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Saturday, June 4, 10 a.m.

Celebrate the start of summer at the Audelia Road Branch Library with a camping-themed kickoff!

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SMART Summer Kickoff

10:00am - 12:00pm
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Library Branch: Skillman Southwestern Branch
Room: Skillman Southwestern - In Library
Age Group: Family, School Age (ages 6-11)
Program Type: Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
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Saturday, June 4, 10 a.m.

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Library Branch: Kleberg-Rylie Branch
Room: Kleberg-Rylie - Auditorium
Age Group: School Age (ages 6-11)
Program Type: Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
Event Details:

It's the official start of the Dallas Public Library SMART Summer Reading Program! If you haven't already, visit or download Beanstack to register!

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Library Branch: North Oak Cliff Branch
Room: North Oak Cliff - Lobby
Age Group: Family, Infant & Toddler, Preschool, School Age (ages 6-11), Teen
Program Type: Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
Event Details:

Celebrate the beginning of the SMART summer program.  DISD will be giving away free books, there will be balloons, and you can decorate your own bookmark to use all summer! 

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Library Branch: Forest Green Branch
Room: Forest Green - Children's Area
Age Group: Family, School Age (ages 6-11)
Program Type: Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
Event Details:

Come join us as we kick off our SMART Summer reading program!

 

 

 

Sponsored by the Dallas Friends of the Library

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Library Branch: Bookmarks in NorthPark Center
Room: Bookmarks - In Library
Age Group: Preschool, School Age (ages 6-11)
Program Type: Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
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Get summer started at Bookmarks in NorthPark Center!

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Library Branch: White Rock Hills Branch
Room: White Rock Hills - Auditorium
Age Group: School Age (ages 6-11), Teen
Program Type: Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
Event Details:

Kick off the start of Summer by joining this us this Saturday from 10 AM to 12:30 PM!

Register for our SMART Summer Reading Program, pick up a bag of goodies and get free books from the Dallas Independent School District.

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Library Branch: Prairie Creek Branch
Room: Prairie Creek - Classroom 2
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: English Language Learning
Event Details:

English as a Second Language

Classes are every Saturday.

Curso de Ingles como Segundo Idioma

Las clases son todos los Sábados.
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Library Branch: Vickery Park Branch
Room: Vickery Park - In Library
Age Group: Family, School Age (ages 6-11)
Program Type: Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
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Saturday, June 4, 10 a.m.

Celebrate the start of summer at the Vickery Park Branch Library! Sign up for SMART Summer and pick up some freebies including books from Dallas ISD for you to keep!

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Library Branch: Fretz Park Branch
Room: Fretz Park - Black Box Theater
Age Group: School Age (ages 6-11), Teen, Adult
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature, Featured, Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
Event Details:

Kickoff your summer the SMART way! Enjoy a bounce house, balloon animals, and pick out a free book to take home.

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Library Branch: Bachman Lake Branch
Room: Bachman Lake - Black Box Theater
Age Group: Family, Preschool, School Age (ages 6-11)
Program Type: Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
Event Details:

 Celebrate the beginning of SMART Summer!

The day's activities are all about flight and include: 

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SMART Summer Kickoff!

10:00am - 2:00pm
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Library Branch: Oak Lawn Branch
Room: Oak Lawn - Auditorium
Age Group: Family, Infant & Toddler, Preschool, School Age (ages 6-11), Teen
Program Type: Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
Event Details:

Celebrate the start of summer reading! Pop in to sign up for SMART Summer and pick up some freebies, including giveaways, stickers and free books provided by Dallas ISD.

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Library Branch: Polk-Wisdom Branch
Room: Polk-Wisdom - Lobby
Age Group: School Age (ages 6-11), Teen, Adult
Program Type: Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
Event Details:

Celebrate the start of summer at Polk-Wisdom Branch! Sign up for SMART Summer and pick up freebies including books from Dallas ISD for you to keep!

Sponsored by the Friends of the Dallas Public Library

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Library Branch: Pleasant Grove Branch
Room: Pleasant Grove - In Library
Age Group: School Age (ages 6-11)
Program Type: Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
Event Details:

It's the official start of the Dallas Public Library SMART Summer Reading Program! If you haven't already, visit or download Beanstack to register!

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Library Branch: Skyline Branch
Room: Skyline - Auditorium
Age Group: School Age (ages 6-11)
Program Type: Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
Event Details:

It's the official start the Dallas Public Library SMART Summer Reading Program! If you haven't already, visit dallaslibrary.beanstack.org to register!

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Library Branch: Highland Hills Branch
Room: Highland Hills - Auditorium
Age Group: Family, Infant & Toddler, Preschool, School Age (ages 6-11), Teen
Program Type: Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading, Outreach
Event Details:

It's the official start of the Dallas Public Library SMART Summer Reading Program! If you haven't already, visit or download Beanstack to register!

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Library Branch: Hampton-Illinois Branch
Room: Hampton-Illinois - In Library
Age Group: Family, Preschool, School Age (ages 6-11), Teen
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature, Featured, Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
Event Details:

Join us at the Hampton Illinois Library to kick off the SMART Summer program.  We will have book giveaways from DISD, dinosaur crafts, balloons, and fun dinosaur adventure program with Dino Bo.

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Library Branch: Prairie Creek Branch
Room: Prairie Creek - Auditorium
Age Group: School Age (ages 6-11)
Program Type: Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
Event Details:

It's the official start of the Dallas Public Library SMART Summer Reading Program! If you haven't already, visit or download Beanstack to register!

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Library Branch: Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest Branch
Room: Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest - Classroom A & B
Age Group: School Age (ages 6-11), Teen
Program Type: Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
Event Details:

Celebrate the beginning of the SMART summer program.

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Decorate a Tote Bag

10:00am - 4:00pm
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Library Branch: J. Erik Jonsson Central Library
Room: Central Library - Concourse (1st Floor)
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature, Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
Event Details:

Decorate a tote bag to carry your summer reading books!

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Library Branch: Lochwood Branch
Room: Lochwood - Black Box Theater
Age Group: Family, Infant & Toddler, Preschool, School Age (ages 6-11), Teen, Adult
Program Type: Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
Event Details:

For the first time in nearly 3 years, we're kicking off SMART Summer in person at the Lochwood Branch Library!

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SMART Summer Kick-Off!

10:00am - 5:00pm
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Library Branch: Park Forest Branch
Room: Park Forest - Auditorium
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
Event Details:

Kick off a SMART summer by trying out our SMART stations!  You can do activities in Science, Math, Art, Reading and Technology!

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Library Branch: Preston Royal Branch
Room: Preston Royal - Auditorium
Age Group: Infant & Toddler, Preschool, School Age (ages 6-11)
Program Type: Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
Event Details:

It's summer! Starting at 10:00, get a free book, complete some fun crafts and register for your SMART Summer. For one day only, we will be handing out a special prize to every child who signs up, in-person, at the branch on Saturday, June 4.

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Library Branch: Dallas West Branch
Room: Dallas West - In Library
Age Group: Family, Infant & Toddler, Preschool, School Age (ages 6-11), Teen
Program Type: Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
Event Details:

Celebrate the beginning of the SMART summer program.  DISD will be giving away free books, there will be balloons, and you can decorate your own bookmark to use all summer! 

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Library Branch: Arcadia Park Branch
Room: Arcadia Park - In Library
Age Group: Family, Infant & Toddler, Preschool, School Age (ages 6-11), Teen
Program Type: Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
Event Details:

Celebrate the beginning of the SMART summer program.  DISD will be giving away free books, there will be balloons, and there will be fun crafts by artist Jennifer Wester!

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Summer Crafterdays

10:00am - 6:00pm
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Library Branch: Preston Royal Branch
Room: Preston Royal - In Library
Age Group: Preschool, School Age (ages 6-11)
Program Type: Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
Event Details:

There are Oceans of Possibilities with more than 240,000 known species of animals. This summer, you can come explore a different endangered animal while creating a sea themed craft.

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Summer Kickoff Party

10:00am - 6:00pm
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Library Branch: J. Erik Jonsson Central Library
Room: Central Library - Kahn Pavilion (2nd Floor)
Age Group: School Age (ages 6-11)
Program Type: Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
Event Details:

It's the official start of Dallas Public Library's SMART Summer with Mayor Johnson! If you haven't already, visit or download Beanstack to register!

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Library Branch: J. Erik Jonsson Central Library
Room: Central Library - Dallas East & West (1st Floor) OUT OF SERVICE
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:

Your favorite childhood board game brought to life! Make your way down the colorful path by giant candy canes, lollipops, and gingerbread people. Who will be first to King Kandy's Castle to win the game? The only way to find out is to play!

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Library Branch: J. Erik Jonsson Central Library
Room: Central Library - Dallas East & West (1st Floor) OUT OF SERVICE
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

Your favorite childhood board game brought to life! Make your way down the colorful path by giant candy canes, lollipops, and gingerbread people. Who will be first to King Kandy's Castle to win the game? The only way to find out is to play!

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Computer Tutor

11:00am - 12:00pm
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Library Branch: Park Forest Branch
Room: Park Forest - Computer Area
Age Group: Adult, Seniors
Program Type: Technology
Event Details:

Need help with computers? The library has you covered.

Call ahead to schedule one-on-one time to work on basic technology problems you are having.

Thursdays & Saturdays, by appointment only.

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Groove Line Dance

11:00am - 12:00pm
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Library Branch: Polk-Wisdom Branch
Room: Polk-Wisdom - Auditorium
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature
Event Details:

Start your day off with a fun dance class. 

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Library Branch: Bookmarks in NorthPark Center
Room: Bookmarks - NorthCourt
Age Group: Preschool, School Age (ages 6-11)
Program Type: Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
Event Details:

Get ready to sing, clap, dance and spin along during this visit by award-winning musician and author Jim Gill.  Jim Gill’s distinctive music play creates the spirit of a family room in the concert hall and is an invitation to children, parent

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Library Branch: J. Erik Jonsson Central Library
Room: Central Library - Dallas East & West (1st Floor) OUT OF SERVICE
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
Required
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Event Details:

Your favorite childhood board game brought to life! Make your way down the colorful path by giant candy canes, lollipops, and gingerbread people. Who will be first to King Kandy's Castle to win the game? The only way to find out is to play!

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Cancelled

Senior Knitting Club

12:00pm - 5:30pm
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Library Branch: Bachman Lake Branch
Room: Bachman Lake - Classroom A & B
Age Group: Seniors
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature, Español
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Pase por Bachman Lake Branch Library los Sabados por la tarde si le gusta tejer o hacer ganchillo.

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Library Branch: J. Erik Jonsson Central Library
Room: Central Library - Dallas East & West (1st Floor) OUT OF SERVICE
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
Required
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Your favorite childhood board game brought to life! Make your way down the colorful path by giant candy canes, lollipops, and gingerbread people. Who will be first to King Kandy's Castle to win the game? The only way to find out is to play!

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Library Branch: North Oak Cliff Branch
Room: North Oak Cliff - In Library
Age Group: Family, School Age (ages 6-11)
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature
Event Details:

An award reception will be held for students and participants who participated in the Spring Essay Contest (held in May 2022). Winners will receive recognition and prizes from the Friends of the North Oak Cliff Library.

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Library Branch: Audelia Road Branch
Room: Audelia Road - In Library
Age Group: Family, School Age (ages 6-11)
Program Type: Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
Event Details:

Let's go Camping and meet some of the animals of Texas that are our neighbors and inhabit our own backyards as we go on a camp-IN at the library.  Live animals will be present!

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Sew and Tell

1:00pm - 2:00pm
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Library Branch: North Oak Cliff Branch
Room: North Oak Cliff - Auditorium
Age Group: Adult, Seniors
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature, Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
Event Details:

Calling all sewers, knitters, quilters, and embroiders! Come to our Sew and Tell with your latest project as we share tips and ideas. Beginners welcome!

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Library Branch: Vickery Park Branch
Room: Vickery Park - Classroom 1
Age Group: Teen, Adult
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature, Economic/Workforce Development, Español
Event Details:

Adulting 101 is for Teens, tweens, and anyone wanting to get a better handle and knowledge on some basic life skills. This series will run every 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month and highlight a different skill each week.

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Library Branch: J. Erik Jonsson Central Library
Room: Central Library - Dallas East & West (1st Floor) OUT OF SERVICE
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
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Your favorite childhood board game brought to life! Make your way down the colorful path by giant candy canes, lollipops, and gingerbread people. Who will be first to King Kandy's Castle to win the game? The only way to find out is to play!

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Beginning Piano and Keyboard

2:00pm - 2:45pm
Required
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Library Branch: J. Erik Jonsson Central Library
Room: Central Library - Shirley Philipson Pollock Performance Space (4th Floor)
Age Group: Family, School Age (ages 6-11), Teen, Adult
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature
Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Details:

Learn how to read music, understand chord and melodic theory, and to play the piano or keyboard. Participants are encouraged to attend a weekly class, but can join at any time.  

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Library Branch: J. Erik Jonsson Central Library
Room: Central Library - Dallas East & West (1st Floor) OUT OF SERVICE
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
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Your favorite childhood board game brought to life! Make your way down the colorful path by giant candy canes, lollipops, and gingerbread people. Who will be first to King Kandy's Castle to win the game? The only way to find out is to play!

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Beginning String Class

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Required
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Library Branch: J. Erik Jonsson Central Library
Room: Central Library - Shirley Philipson Pollock Performance Space (4th Floor)
Age Group: School Age (ages 6-11), Teen, Adult
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature
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Seats Remaining: 9
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Interested in learning to play the violin? Join Bill Smith online Saturdays at 3 pm CST. The program will teach students the basics of playing the violin and reading music.

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Library Branch: Mountain Creek Branch
Room: Mountain Creek - Auditorium
Age Group: School Age (ages 6-11), Teen, Adult
Program Type: Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
Event Details:

Celebrate the beginning of the SMART summer program. Don't forget to sign-up for the SMART summer reading program and pick up your calendar of events for the summer.

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Library Branch: J. Erik Jonsson Central Library
Room: Central Library - Auditorium (1st Floor)
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature
Event Details:

Come watch cool movies in the first floor Auditorium as part of our Summer Saturdays at Central programming!

Movie Schedule (films and times subject to change*):

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Library Branch: J. Erik Jonsson Central Library
Room: Central Library - Dallas East & West (1st Floor) OUT OF SERVICE
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
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Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

Your favorite childhood board game brought to life! Make your way down the colorful path by giant candy canes, lollipops, and gingerbread people. Who will be first to King Kandy's Castle to win the game? The only way to find out is to play!

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Beginning Guitar Class

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Required
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Library Branch: J. Erik Jonsson Central Library
Room: Central Library - Shirley Philipson Pollock Performance Space (4th Floor)
Age Group: School Age (ages 6-11), Teen, Adult
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature
Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:

Interested in learning to play the guitar? Dust that guitar in the corner off and let's play some songs. You'll learn basic chords and strumming patterns, as well as a bit of music theory in the process.

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Library Branch: J. Erik Jonsson Central Library
Room: Central Library - Dallas East & West (1st Floor) OUT OF SERVICE
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

Your favorite childhood board game brought to life! Make your way down the colorful path by giant candy canes, lollipops, and gingerbread people. Who will be first to King Kandy's Castle to win the game? The only way to find out is to play!