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Stories and Songs

9:30am - 10:30am
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Library Branch: Lakewood Branch
Room: Lakewood - Children's Area
Age Group: Family, Infant & Toddler, Preschool
Program Type: Early Literacy
Event Details:
Start your Saturday morning out with stories, songs, and plenty of dancing! Fun for the whole family.  ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
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Library Branch: Highland Hills Branch
Room: Highland Hills - Classroom A
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Civic Engagement
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Computer Help

10:00am - 11:00am
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.     ...
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Creative 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 creative writing club every first and third Saturday of the month! We hope to build a supportive group that provides accountability, helps you stay motivated, and shares in the joys and woes of creative writing. ...
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Cancelled

Loom Knitting / Telar Circular

10:00am - 12:00pm
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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. ...
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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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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 ...
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Toddler Storytime

10:30am - 11:30am
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Library Branch: Fretz Park Branch
Room: Fretz Park - In Library
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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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. ...
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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:
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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Cancelled

Meditation at the Library

11:00am - 12:30pm
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Library Branch: Dallas West Branch
Room: Dallas West - Auditorium
Age Group: Adult, Seniors
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature
Event Details:
We have partnered with local organization Sahaja Yoga Meditation to provide our patrons with a guided meditation.  Sahaja Yoga Meditation is based on the Self-Realization experience – the awakening of an Inner Energy which resides in a potent...
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Library Branch: J. Erik Jonsson Central Library
Room: Central Library - Fiber Arts Workroom (4th Floor)
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Are you interested in learning about and creating your own punch needle embroidery craft?  Create your own free-form or abstract design or bring in your own design to use as a stencil.  Embroidery hoops in both 4.5” and 9.5” diameter will b...
This event is in the "School Age (ages 6-11)" group.
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Library Branch: Pleasant Grove Branch
Room: Pleasant Grove - Black Box Theater
Age Group: School Age (ages 6-11)
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature
Event Details:
Visit the Pleasant Grove branch Saturday September 2nd 11:30 am to 12:30pm for kids music classes by Swan Strings! Each class features beginner level instructions in guitar by an experienced instructor. Instruments provided. Great for ages 18 and ...
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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:
Down, set, hut!  The 2023 NFL season is scheduled to begin with the Kickoff Game on September 7 featuring the Detroit Lions vs. the Kansas City Chiefs. We will be celebrating all of our favorite teams with a craft creating paper plate...
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This event is in the "Teen" group.
Cancelled

Young Artists: Watercolor Painting

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Required
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Library Branch: J. Erik Jonsson Central Library
Room: Central Library - Lillian Bradshaw Gallery Exhibits (4th Floor)
Age Group: School Age (ages 6-11), Teen
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature
Event Details:
Are you new to watercolor painting? Want to learn the fundamentals every artist needs to start their journey? Then come join us as we provide an introduction to basic painting tools and techniques. We will explore the process of watercolor paintin...
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Guitar Class

1:00pm - 1:45pm
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
Event Details:
Join us for FREE weekly music classes with top-notch instructors at your local library! Instruments will be provided for use during class. Classes are 45 minutes packed with fun games, exercises, music theory, and hands-on performance techniques for ...
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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...
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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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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: 44
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 "Teen" group.

Park Forest Game Day!

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:
Come join the Park Forest Regulars as we enjoy the first Game day of Fall! ...
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Library Branch: Timberglen Branch
Room: Timberglen - Auditorium
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature
Event Details:
Starting and maintaining the habit of writing can be intimidating. Where do I start? What can I do to get inspired? How can I get feedback on my work? Whether you have notebooks filled with writing already or you love the idea of writing, but have no...
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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...
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This event is in the "School Age (ages 6-11)" group.
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Library Branch: Pleasant Grove Branch
Room: Pleasant Grove - Black Box Theater
Age Group: Preschool, School Age (ages 6-11), Teen
Program Type: Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
Event Details:
Branch y Poppy se topan con seis tribus de trolls, cada una de las cuales practica diferentes estilos musicales. Es entonces cuando el dúo debe unirse y proteger a los otros reinos de trolls cuando sus estilos musicales se ven amenazados por la sinie...
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Family Portrait Day

1:30pm - 3:30pm
Required
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Library Branch: Renner Frankford Branch
Room: Renner-Frankford - Auditorium
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Civic Engagement
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Event Details:
Capture those precious family memories with a free family portrait provided by the library. Each family will get to do their own photoshoot and take home an 8x10 portrait as well as digital copies of all the images taken. Register below to save your ...
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Keyboard Class

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
Event Details:
Join us for FREE weekly music classes with top-notch instructors at your local library! Instruments will be provided for use during class. Classes are 45 minutes packed with fun games, exercises, music theory, and hands-on performance techniques for ...
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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 "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 every Saturday at 2 p.m. at the Forest Green Branch Library!     Summer's over and school is back in session. For today's craft we'll be making a cute back-to-school name badge that have you wanting to show this off at schoo...
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This event is in the "School Age (ages 6-11)" group.

STEM Saturday

2:00pm - 3:00pm
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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)
Program Type: Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
Event Details:
Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math, oh my!  STEM Saturdays is a monthly program that focuses on STEM related activities, such as building your own game, learning about centripetal force, learning about evolutionary traits by organizing a...
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...
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Strings Class

3:00pm - 3:45pm
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
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Details:
Join us for FREE weekly music classes with top-notch instructors at your local library! Instruments will be provided for use during class. Classes are 45 minutes packed with fun games, exercises, music theory, and hands-on performance techniques for ...
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.     ...
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This event is in the "Adult" group.
Cancelled

Dungeons and Dragons: The Central Guild

3:00pm - 5:30pm
Required
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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
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...