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Tell A Joke Day

9:00am - 4:00pm
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Library Branch: J. Erik Jonsson Central Library
Room: Central Library - Children's Center Craft Area (2nd Floor)
Age Group: Preschool, School Age (ages 6-11), Teen
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature
Event Details:
It's National Tell a Joke Day! Stop by Youth Discovery Center and share your best joke for a fun prize!  ...
This event is in the "School Age (ages 6-11)" group.
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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: Arts, Culture, & Literature
Event Details:
Be a character from folk tales, picture books, or poetry! Be a part of an adventure full of storytelling, collaborations, and creativity! Prepare for an epic journey into your imagination. Exploratory acting class with literature-based drama activ...
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English Language Learning

10:00am - 11:30am
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Library Branch: Kleberg-Rylie Branch
Room: Kleberg-Rylie - Auditorium
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: English Language Learning
Event Details:
Free English classes. Start anytime. All are welcome! Clases gratis de inglés - Comience en cualquier momento - ¡Todos son bienvenidos! ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Writing Club

10:00am - 11:30am
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Library Branch: J. Erik Jonsson Central Library
Room: Central Library - Eugene McDermott Conference Room (8th Floor)
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature
Event Details:
The Central Library is hosting a new writing club every first and third Saturday of the month! We hope to build a supportive group that can provide accountability, help you stay motivated, and share in the joys and woes of creative writing. Thi...
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Library Branch: Prairie Creek Branch
Room: Prairie Creek - Study Room 2
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature
Event Details:
Visit the Prairie Creek branch every Saturday from 10:00am - noon for our weekly gathering to share patterns, projects, and socialize.     Sponsored by the Friends of the Dallas Public Library. ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
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Library Branch: Prairie Creek Branch
Room: Prairie Creek - Auditorium
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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This event is in the "Seniors" group.

FREE Tax Aid

10:00am - 2:00pm
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Library Branch: Hampton-Illinois Branch
Room: Hampton-Illinois - Study Room 1
Age Group: Adult, Seniors
Program Type: Civic Engagement
Event Details:
IRS Certified Preparers are here to help you with current and prior year’s federal tax returns; Amendments to previously filed tax returns; IRS letter queries; ITIN applications and renewals; Tax returns for Foreign Students & Non-Residents. ...
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Library Branch: Pleasant Grove Branch
Room: Pleasant Grove - Classroom A & B
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: GED
Event Details:
Free adult high school equivalency and career readiness preparation class with the Wilkinson Center. Register here: http://cutt.ly/newclient For more information about the Wilkinson Center visit: www.wilkinsoncenter.org ...
This event is in the "School Age (ages 6-11)" group.
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Library Branch: Audelia Road Branch
Room: Audelia Road - Children's Area
Age Group: School Age (ages 6-11)
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature, Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
Event Details:
Reading to therapy dogs can help improve kids' confidence in their reading abilities. Since dogs are not judgmental, kids can read to them without feeling the pressure and anxiety that may come from reading to peers.  Dallas is a registered t...
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This event is in the "Infant & Toddler" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Toddler Story Time

10:30am - 11:30am
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Library Branch: Timberglen Branch
Room: Timberglen - Auditorium
Age Group: Family, Infant & Toddler, Preschool
Program Type: Early Literacy, Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
Event Details:
Practice the skills you need to be ready to read. Hear stories, sing songs, jump around and learn! Suggested ages: 18 months - 3 years old ...
This event is in the "Infant & Toddler" group.

Toddler Storytime

10:30am - 11:30am
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Library Branch: Fretz Park Branch
Room: Fretz Park - Black Box Theater
Age Group: Infant & Toddler
Program Type: Early Literacy
Event Details:
Practice the skills you need to be ready to read. Hear stories, sing songs, jump around and learn! Suggested ages:  18 months - 3 years old ...
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English Language Learning

10:30am - 12:00pm
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Library Branch: Timberglen Branch
Room: Timberglen - Classroom
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: English Language Learning
Event Details:
Free English classes. Start anytime. All are welcome! Clases gratis de inglés - Comience en cualquier momento - ¡Todos son bienvenidos! ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

English Language Learning

10:30am - 12:00pm
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Library Branch: Bachman Lake Branch
Room: Bachman Lake - Classroom A & B
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: English Language Learning
Event Details:
Free English classes. Start anytime. All are welcome! Clases gratis de inglés - Comience en cualquier momento - ¡Todos son bienvenidos! ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

English Language Learning

10:30am - 12:00pm
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Library Branch: Vickery Park Branch
Room: Vickery Park - Classroom 1
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: English Language Learning
Event Details:
Free English classes. Start anytime. All are welcome! Clases gratis de inglés - Comience en cualquier momento - ¡Todos son bienvenidos! ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

English Language Learning

10:30am - 12:00pm
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Library Branch: Hampton-Illinois Branch
Room: Hampton-Illinois - Classroom A & B
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: English Language Learning
This event is in the "Adult" group.

English Language Learning

10:30am - 12:00pm
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Library Branch: White Rock Hills Branch
Room: White Rock Hills - Classroom A & B
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: English Language Learning
Event Details:
Free English classes. Start anytime. All are welcome! Clases gratis de inglés - Comience en cualquier momento - ¡Todos son bienvenidos! ...
This event is in the "School Age (ages 6-11)" group.
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Family Learning Program

10:30am - 12:00pm
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Library Branch: Hampton-Illinois Branch
Room: Hampton-Illinois - Black Box Theater
Age Group: School Age (ages 6-11)
Program Type: English Language Learning
Event Details:
The Family Learning Program is a companion program to Saturday English language classes. Students' children ages 6-11 will do fun, educational, and creative activities while their parents are in class. They'll learn about science, history, math, and ...
This event is in the "School Age (ages 6-11)" group.

Family Learning Program

10:30am - 12:00pm
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Library Branch: White Rock Hills Branch
Room: White Rock Hills - Auditorium
Age Group: School Age (ages 6-11)
Program Type: English Language Learning
Event Details:
The Family Learning Program is a companion program to Saturday English language classes. Students' children ages 6-11 will do fun, educational, and creative activities while their parents are in class. They'll learn about science, history, math, and ...
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This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
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Library Branch: Vickery Park Branch
Room: Vickery Park - Auditorium
Age Group: Teen, Adult, Seniors
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:
Want to learn to use a sewing machine?  It's back and shorter! Learn how to sew using a sewing machine with this fun and creative three-class series for those just starting or anyone needing to refresh their memory of how to sew.  To ...
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This event is in the "Seniors" group.

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:
Call ahead to schedule one-on-one time to work on basic technology problems you are having. Thursdays & Saturdays, by appointment only. ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

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:
Groove Line Dance is fun way to dance and engage with others. This class begins with a simple guided warm-up to old school R&B music. After warming up the body, the class shifts to upbeat dancing, such as the Electric Slide and Grapevine, to popu...
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Library Branch: Oak Lawn Branch
Room: Oak Lawn - Auditorium
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
Event Details:
Join Talewise for science and storytelling for the whole family!   In this action-packed story, two unlikely heroes work together to save their town (and the planet) from a super-polluting mastermind! Throughout the adventure, volunteer...
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English Language Learning

11:00am - 12:30pm
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Library Branch: J. Erik Jonsson Central Library
Room: Central Library - Classroom C (6th Floor)
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Featured
Event Details:
Free English classes. Start anytime. All are welcome! Clases gratis de inglés - Comience en cualquier momento ¡Todos son bienvenidos! ...
This event is in the "School Age (ages 6-11)" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.
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Library Branch: Pleasant Grove Branch
Room: Pleasant Grove - Black Box Theater
Age Group: School Age (ages 6-11), Teen
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature
Event Details:
Visit the Pleasant Grove branch Saturday, July 1st from 11:00am to 12:30pm for the return of music classes this summer for kids by Swan Strings!   Each class features beginner level instructions in guitar by an experienced instructor. Inst...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
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Library Branch: Forest Green Branch
Room: Forest Green - Karen Blumenthal Auditorium
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature
Event Details:
Forest Green Library Presents Movie Matinee! Every month, we will have a movie screening. The movie changes every month! Paternal Advisory!!! All films will be rated PG-13 and above. Please check out our Movie Wednesdays for more children-friendly...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Job Readiness & Resource Fair

11:00am - 3:00pm
Required
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Library Branch: J. Erik Jonsson Central Library
Room: Central Library - East Wing (6th Floor)
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Economic/Workforce Development, Featured
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 174
Event Details:
Connect with Dallas organizations and learn about their personal and professional resources to help you take the next step toward your goals. To help you polish up your resume, library staff will be providing resume refresh sessions. There will al...
This event is in the "School Age (ages 6-11)" group.

Firework Salt Paintings

12:00pm - 1:00pm
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Library Branch: Preston Royal Branch
Room: Preston Royal - Craft Area
Age Group: School Age (ages 6-11)
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature, Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
Event Details:
Laying on the grass, watching the fireworks is such a magical time. You can recreate it with this salt painting project. Join us as we celebrate the 4th of July!   ...
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Citizenship Class

12:00pm - 1:30pm
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Library Branch: Kleberg-Rylie Branch
Room: Kleberg-Rylie - Auditorium
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Featured
Event Details:
Free classes. Start anytime! All are welcome. No library card or I.D. required. Register in-person during class. Clases gratis. Comience en cualquier momento. Todos son bienvenidos. Sin tarjeta de biblioteca o identificación. requerido. Regístrese...
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This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Drawing Class

12:00pm - 1:30pm
Required
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Library Branch: J. Erik Jonsson Central Library
Room: Central Library - Lillian Bradshaw Gallery Exhibits (4th Floor)
Age Group: Teen, Adult, Seniors
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Details:
Spend an afternoon relaxing and brushing up on your art skills with our art instructor Irving. Join in with a work in progress or just an idea you're ready to put to paper. You will be creating art at your own pace with all the supplies and feedback ...
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This event is in the "Adult" group.
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Library Branch: J. Erik Jonsson Central Library
Room: Central Library - Board Game Room (3rd Floor)
Age Group: Teen, Adult
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Details:
It's adventure time! The Dallas Public Library is excited to host an ongoing Dungeons and Dragons Adventure game at the J. Erik Jonsson Central Library. These events will be available to all patrons, and welcoming to all D&D skill levels. Play...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Side Hustle University

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Required
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Library Branch: Martin Luther King, Jr.
Room: Martin Luther King, Jr. - Lisa Kilolo Todd Auditorium
Age Group: Adult, Seniors
Program Type: Civic Engagement, Economic/Workforce Development
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 50
Event Details:
The Side Hustle University Program will provide library patrons with an introduction to how to launch a Side Hustle while working a job.  The companion video training is available on the Dallas Public Library website, which is acces...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

String Art

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Required
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Library Branch: Highland Hills Branch
Room: Highland Hills - Classroom A
Age Group: Adult, Seniors
Program Type: Civic Engagement
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Event Details:
Learn the simple yet complex art that is Nail and String Art! Take a simple design and create something completely unique and different than everyone else.    This Program Made Possible by the Friends of the Dallas Public Library. ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
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Library Branch: Martin Luther King, Jr.
Room: Martin Luther King, Jr. - Classroom 1 & 2
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Technology
Event Details:
The Free Digital Skills Training Program is an 8-week program focused on hands-on computer training, basic digital skills, resume building, and job coaching. The program also teaches practicing online safety and protecting personal information. Parti...
This event is in the "Teen" group.

Game Day Mario Kart

1:00pm - 3:00pm
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Library Branch: Park Forest Branch
Room: Park Forest - Auditorium
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
Event Details:
Get your game on! We're playing Mario Kart on the Nintendo Switch. We provide the game and controllers, all we need is YOU! Invite your friends then show them who's boss when the dust settles at the finish line. ...
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Movie Saturdays

1:00pm - 3:00pm
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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:
Watch a fun movie every Saturday afternoon* here at the library!   *Note: times, room, and films are subject to change. ...
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This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
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Library Branch: Hampton-Illinois Branch
Room: Hampton-Illinois - Black Box Theater
Age Group: Teen, Adult, Seniors
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature
Event Details:
Black Adam is awakened after being imprisoned for nearly five thousand years. This significant being tries to exist in modern climes despite his brusque ways and ancient-trained means. The members of the Justice Society of America try to befriend him...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Painting with the Library

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Required
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Library Branch: Online Programs
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:
You are invited to an exciting experience! Enjoy painting, friends, and a good time! Registrants receive a painting kit to be picked up at the Polk Wisdom Branch. If you don't receive a painting kit, you can purchase the following supplies a...
This event is in the "School Age (ages 6-11)" group.

Perot Museum TECH Truck

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Required
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Library Branch: Bachman Lake Branch
Room: Bachman Lake - Children's Area
Age Group: School Age (ages 6-11)
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 49
Event Details:
Join us for a fun STEM filled day! The TECH Truck brings hands-on discovery directly to community centers programs, libraries, parks, public events, out-of-school programs and more — providing science-based experiences for the public. ...
This event is in the "Family" group.

Family Movie Matinee

1:00pm - 3:30pm
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Library Branch: Lochwood Branch
Room: Lochwood - Black Box Theater
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
Event Details:
Join us for an afternoon of family fun as we get together to watch movies based on some great movies! All movies are rated G or PG, and you can call or stop by the library for Titles. Bring a snack and a blanket/pillow if you want. ...
This event is in the "School Age (ages 6-11)" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.
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Library Branch: Skyline Branch
Room: Skyline - Auditorium
Age Group: School Age (ages 6-11), Teen
Program Type: Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
Event Details:
Visit the Skyline branch every Saturday from 2:00-3:00pm for an afternoon of free Science, Math, Art, Reading, or Technology based entertainment! Enjoy the fun of seeing exciting exotic animals up close. Our aim is to inspire children to learn abo...
This event is in the "School Age (ages 6-11)" group.
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Library Branch: Forest Green Branch
Room: Forest Green - Children's Area
Age Group: School Age (ages 6-11)
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature, Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
Event Details:
Crafternoons are rewed for the summer with a sunny summertime theme! Saturdays at 2 p.m. at the Forest Green Branch Library for a summer twist to our crafts!  While supplies last.  ...
This event is in the "Teen" group.
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Library Branch: Pleasant Grove Branch
Room: Pleasant Grove - Black Box Theater
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature
Event Details:
Teens ages 12 and up, visit the Pleasant Grove branch Saturday, July 1st from 2:00 - 3:00pm for a video editing class from Melvin Bulock! Participants in this class will learn how to edit videos for social media using cameras and phones to cr...
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This event is in the "Teen" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Yarn Craft Saturdays

2:00pm - 3:00pm
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Library Branch: Vickery Park Branch
Room: Vickery Park - Classroom 1
Age Group: Family, Teen, Adult, Seniors
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature
Event Details:
Do you want to learn or increase your skills?  Come and join us every Saturday @ 2pm to knit, crochet, cross-stitch, and macrame. We will provide supplies; if there's a yarn or needle style you prefer, please do bring it! Specific (free) p...
This event is in the "Family" group.

Americana Afternoon

2:00pm - 3:30pm
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Library Branch: Bachman Lake Branch
Room: Bachman Lake - Black Box Theater
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature
Event Details:
Join us for a fun time celebrating the land of the free and home of the brave! We will have crafts, music, historical information, and games for families of all sizes and types to enjoy! This program is made possible by the Friends of the Dalla...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
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Library Branch: Renner Frankford Branch
Room: Renner-Frankford - Study Room A
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: English Language Learning
Event Details:
Free English classes. Start anytime. All are welcome! Clases gratis de inglés - Comience en cualquier momento - ¡Todos son bienvenidos! ...
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Senior Knitting Club

2:00pm - 3:45pm
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Library Branch: Bachman Lake Branch
Room: Bachman Lake - Classroom A & B
Age Group: Seniors
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature
Event Details:
Pase por Bachman Lake Branch Library los Sabados por la tarde si le gusta tejer o hacer ganchillo. Stop on by Bachman Lake Branch Library on Saturday afternoons if you like to knit or crochet.  While there will primarily be Spanish-speaking s...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Computer Help

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Required
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Library Branch: Martin Luther King, Jr.
Room: Martin Luther King, Jr. - Computer Area
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Economic/Workforce Development, Technology
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
1 on 1 dedicated computer help with a staff member from the Dallas Public Library. We can help you with your computer skills, accessing social services, connectivity, job applications, creating a resume and more.     ...