This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Senior Coffee Club

9:00am - 10:00am
Required
Virtual Event
Library Branch: Online Programs
Age Group: Seniors
Program Type: Outreach
Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:

Taking the time to cultivate and maintain relationships has become more important than ever. Senior Coffee Club meets every Thursday morning at 9 a.m.

This event is in the "Infant & Toddler" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "School Age (ages 6-11)" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.
Library Branch: Prairie Creek Branch
Room: Prairie Creek - Classroom 1
Age Group: Infant & Toddler, Preschool, School Age (ages 6-11), Teen
Program Type: Civic Engagement
Event Details:

Enjoy a free, nutritious meal provided by Education PV. Open to ages 0-18. Meals are made possible through the Texas Department of Agriculture’s Summer Food Service Program.

This event is in the "Adult" group.
Library Branch: J. Erik Jonsson Central Library
Room: Central Library - Vital Statistics Waiting Area (1st floor)
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Civic Engagement
Event Details:

Be ready for this election year and let your voice be heard. Representatives from Jolt are here to assist you in registering to vote. For more information about Jolt, visit jolttx.org

This event is in the "Infant & Toddler" group.

Toddler Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Library Branch: Skyline Branch
Room: Skyline - Children's Area
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 to 3 years old.

This event is in the "Adult" group.

Career Launch Pad

10:00am - 11:00am
Required
Library Branch: Martin Luther King, Jr.
Room: Martin Luther King, Jr. - Computer Area
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Economic/Workforce Development, Technology
Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:

1 on 1 dedicated help with a staff member from the Dallas Public Library. We can help you fill out applications, update your resume and find out about local resources that can help you take the next step in your career.

 

This event is in the "Adult" group.

Community Conversations

10:00am - 11:00am
Required
Library Branch: White Rock Hills Branch
Room: White Rock Hills - Auditorium
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature
Required
Seats Remaining: 100
Event Details:

Exchange stories and get to know your neighbors, fellow library patrons, and library staff over a cup of coffee and a breakfast pastry.

This event is in the "Adult" group.

English Language Learning

10:00am - 11:30am
Library Branch: Dallas West Branch
Room: Dallas West - Classroom 1 & 2
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: English Language Learning
Event Details:

Free English classes. All are welcome. No library card or I.D. required. Register in-person during class. 

This event is in the "Adult" group.

English Language Learning

10:00am - 11:30am
Library Branch: Vickery Park Branch
Room: Vickery Park - Classroom 2
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: English Language Learning
Event Details:
  • Free English classes. All are welcome. No library card or I.D. required. Register in-person during class. 

This event is in the "Infant & Toddler" group.

Play With Me

10:00am - 11:30am
Library Branch: Prairie Creek Branch
Room: Prairie Creek - Auditorium
Age Group: Infant & Toddler
Program Type: Early Literacy
Event Details:

This is a FREE 12-week program for children 0-3 years old and their parents. The weekly in-person sessions encourage learning through play, provide strategies for positive parenting, and promote children's development.

This event is in the "Adult" group.

Cardboard Project

10:00am - 1:30pm
Library Branch: Dallas West Branch
Room: Dallas West - Study Room 1
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Economic/Workforce Development
Event Details:

Digital Skills classes 

This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Career LaunchPad

10:00am - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest Branch
Room: Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest - Computer Area
Age Group: Adult, Seniors
Program Type: Technology
Event Details:

Learn the basics of computer formatting from typing, accessing the web, and learning general computer software and more. 

This event is in the "Infant & Toddler" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Bilingual Storytime

10:30am - 10:45am
Library Branch: Vickery Park Branch
Room: Vickery Park - Auditorium
Age Group: Infant & Toddler, Preschool
Program Type: Early Literacy
Event Details:

Stories, songs and rhymes in Spanish/English to get ready to read!
Suggested ages: 6 years old and under.

¡Cuentos, canciones y rímas en español/ingles para niños que quieren leer!
Para edades de 6 años y menor.

This event is in the "Infant & Toddler" group.
Library Branch: Bookmarks in NorthPark Center
Room: Bookmarks - In Library
Age Group: Infant & Toddler
Program Type: Early Literacy
Event Details:

Enjoy a musical adventure with Ms. Paige of Narwhals and Waterfalls. Have fun, dance, and sing along to songs that are perfect for baby and caregivers alike.

Sponsored by Atmos Energy.

This event is in the "Infant & Toddler" group.

Toddler Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Lakewood Branch
Room: Lakewood - Auditorium
Age Group: Infant & Toddler
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.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
Library Branch: North Oak Cliff Branch
Room: North Oak Cliff - Auditorium
Age Group: Infant & Toddler, Preschool
Program Type: Early Literacy
Event Details:

Stories, songs and rhymes in Spanish to get ready to read! Suggested ages: 6 years old and under

¡Cuentos, canciones y rímas en español para niños que quieren leer! Para edades de 6 años y menor

This event is in the "Infant & Toddler" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
Library Branch: Bachman Lake Branch
Room: Bachman Lake - Classroom A & B
Age Group: Infant & Toddler, Preschool
Program Type: Early Literacy
Event Details:

Stories, songs and rhymes in English AND Spanish to prepare your child to learn to read!

Suggested ages: 3 years and younger

¡Cuentos, canciones y rímas en español/ingles para niños que quieren leer!

This event is in the "Infant & Toddler" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
Library Branch: Pleasant Grove Branch
Room: Pleasant Grove - Children's Area
Age Group: Infant & Toddler, Preschool
Program Type: Early Literacy
Event Details:

Visit the Pleasant Grove branch every Thursday morning at 10:30 am for Bilingual/Spanish Storytime!

Stories, songs and rhymes in Spanish and English to get ready to read! Suggested ages: 6 years old and under

This event is in the "Infant & Toddler" group.

Toddler Storytime

10:30am - 11:30am
Library Branch: Park Forest Branch
Room: Park Forest - Auditorium
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

This event is in the "Infant & Toddler" group.

Toddler Storytime

11:00am - 11:30am
Library Branch: Lakewood Branch
Room: Lakewood - Auditorium
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

This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Library Branch: White Rock Hills Branch
Room: White Rock Hills - Classroom A & B
Age Group: Seniors
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature
Required
Seats Remaining: 60
Event Details:

Connect across generations and rediscover the joy of handwritten correspondence! Share stories, memories, wisdom and knowledge (such as how to address and mail a letter), through letter writing.

This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Computer Tutor

11:00am - 12:00pm
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 "Seniors" group.
Cancelled

Senior Show and Tell

11:00am - 12:00pm
Required
Library Branch: Lochwood Branch
Room: Lochwood - Classroom 1 & 2
Age Group: Seniors
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature
Event Details:

Who says show and tell is just for kids? Bring in a special or interesting item to share with the group that holds significance and share stories about the item(s) you've brought! 

This event is in the "Adult" group.

Sit n' Knit

11:00am - 12:00pm
Required
Library Branch: J. Erik Jonsson Central Library
Room: Central Library - Fiber Arts Workroom (4th Floor)
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature
Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Details:

This class is for beginners who have never knit and for people who have not knit for a while who would like a refresh on the basics. 

Learn the basics:

This event is in the "Preschool" group.
Library Branch: Mountain Creek Branch
Room: Mountain Creek - Children's Area
Age Group: Preschool
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature
Event Details:

Embark on a journey of STEM magic with your little one as they work their wizardry to turn ordinary sheets of paper into mesmerizing blooming flowers!

This event is in the "Infant & Toddler" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "School Age (ages 6-11)" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.
Library Branch: Dallas West Branch
Room: Dallas West - In Library
Age Group: Infant & Toddler, Preschool, School Age (ages 6-11), Teen
Program Type: Civic Engagement, Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
Event Details:

Refuel with a free, nutritious meal provided by Equal Heart. Open to ages 1-18. Meals are made possible through the Texas Department of Agriculture’s Child and Adult Care Food Program.

 

 

This event is in the "Adult" group.
Library Branch: Highland Hills Branch
Room: Highland Hills - Computer Area
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Economic/Workforce Development, Technology
Event Details:

Bring your own device or use one of ours for general computer assistance, help with resumes, and job applications.

This event is in the "Infant & Toddler" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "School Age (ages 6-11)" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.
Library Branch: Forest Green Branch
Room: Forest Green - In Library
Age Group: Infant & Toddler, Preschool, School Age (ages 6-11), Teen
Program Type: Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
Event Details:

Enjoy a free, nutritious meal provided by Education PV. Open to ages 0-18. Meals are made possible through the Texas Department of Agriculture’s Summer Food Service Program.

This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Library Branch: Skillman Southwestern Branch
Room: Skillman Southwestern - Auditorium
Age Group: Adult, Seniors
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature
Event Details:

Calling all knit, crochet, needlepoint, cross-stitch, sewing and fiber arts enthusiasts!   Bring your projects and materials for a "chill" morning with other fiber craft artists.  All skill levels are welcome! 

This event is in the "Family" group.
This event is in the "School Age (ages 6-11)" group.
Library Branch: Bachman Lake Branch
Room: Bachman Lake - Black Box Theater
Age Group: Family, School Age (ages 6-11)
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature
Required
Seats Remaining: 59
Event Details:

Dive into the ultimate movie extravaganza at Summer Kids Movie Matinee! Dive into a world of adventure, laughter, and excitement as we screen some of the best films for kids.

This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "School Age (ages 6-11)" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.
Library Branch: Kleberg-Rylie Branch
Room: Kleberg-Rylie - In Library
Age Group: Preschool, School Age (ages 6-11), Teen
Program Type: Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
Event Details:

Visit the Kleberg Rylie branch every day this summer from noon - 12:30pm for a free lunch for ages 18 years old and under.  Meals from Educational PV  are made possible through the Texas Department of Agriculture’s Child and Adult C

This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "School Age (ages 6-11)" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.
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:

Refuel during the summer with a free nutritious lunch for ages 1-18. Meals are provided by the Texas Department of Agriculture’s Child and Education PV.

This event is in the "Adult" group.
Cancelled

Dallasite Yogis

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Library Branch: J. Erik Jonsson Central Library
Room: Central Library - Classroom D (6th Floor)
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Featured
Event Details:

Free yoga class led by Jarrett Chatman - all levels welcome!

Bring a yoga mat and wear flexible clothing.

This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "School Age (ages 6-11)" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.

Summer Lunch

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Library Branch: Polk-Wisdom Branch
Room: Polk-Wisdom - Auditorium
Age Group: Preschool, School Age (ages 6-11), Teen
Program Type: Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
Event Details:

Refuel with a free, nutritious meal provided by Education PV. Open to ages 0-18. Meals are made possible through the Texas Department of Agriculture’s Child and Adult Care Food Program.

This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "School Age (ages 6-11)" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.

Summer Lunch

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Library Branch: Hampton-Illinois Branch
Room: Hampton-Illinois - Classroom A & B
Age Group: Preschool, School Age (ages 6-11), Teen
Program Type: Civic Engagement
Event Details:

Fuel up with a free, nutritious meal provided by Education PV. Open to ages 0-18. Meals are made possible through the Texas Department of Agriculture’s Child and Adult Care Food Program.

 

Reservation

Summer Lunch

12:00pm - 1:00pm
This is not a library sponsored event.
Library Branch: Skyline Branch
Room: Skyline - Classroom
Purpose of Meeting

Summer Feeding Program

This event is in the "Infant & Toddler" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "School Age (ages 6-11)" group.
Library Branch: Timberglen Branch
Room: Timberglen - Classroom
Age Group: Infant & Toddler, Preschool, School Age (ages 6-11)
Program Type: Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
Event Details:

Refuel with a free, nutritious meal provided by Equal Heart. Open to ages 1-18. Meals are made possible through the Texas Department of Agriculture’s Child and Adult Care Food Program.

This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "School Age (ages 6-11)" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.
Library Branch: White Rock Hills Branch
Room: White Rock Hills - Auditorium
Age Group: Preschool, School Age (ages 6-11), Teen
Program Type: Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
Event Details:

Refuel afterschool with a free, nutritious meal provided by Education PV. Open to ages 0-18. Meals are made possible through the Texas Department of Agriculture’s Child and Adult Care Food Program.

This event is in the "Infant & Toddler" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "School Age (ages 6-11)" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.
Library Branch: Prairie Creek Branch
Room: Prairie Creek - Classroom 1
Age Group: Infant & Toddler, Preschool, School Age (ages 6-11), Teen
Program Type: Civic Engagement
Event Details:

Enjoy a free, nutritious meal provided by Education PV. Open to ages 0-18. Meals are made possible through the Texas Department of Agriculture’s Summer Food Service Program.

This event is in the "Adult" group.

Citizenship Class

12:00pm - 1:30pm
Library Branch: Dallas West Branch
Room: Dallas West - Classroom 1 & 2
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Featured
Event Details:

Free citizenship preparation classes. All are welcome. No library card or I.D. required. Register in-person during class.

This event is in the "Teen" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Drawing & Sketching Class

12:00pm - 1:30pm
Required
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
Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:

Spend an afternoon practicing and brushing up on your art skills with our art instructor Irving. Come prepared with a sketchbook and join in for lessons in various media, techniques, and subjects.

This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Library Branch: Park Forest Branch
Room: Park Forest - Auditorium
Age Group: Seniors
Program Type: Civic Engagement
Event Details:

Jasmine Bazley from the City of Dallas Housing Department will help seniors access funds to repair their house.

This event is in the "School Age (ages 6-11)" group.

Summer Lunch

12:30pm - 1:00pm
Library Branch: Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest Branch
Room: Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest - Bishop Larry Mcgriff Auditorium
Age Group: School Age (ages 6-11)
Program Type: Civic Engagement
Event Details:

Join us at the Lancaster Kiest branch every Thursday from 12:30-1:00 p.m for Summer Lunch sponsored by Equal Heart!

This event is in the "Infant & Toddler" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "School Age (ages 6-11)" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.

Summer Snacks

1:00pm - 1:30pm
Library Branch: Highland Hills Branch
Room: Highland Hills - Classroom B
Age Group: Infant & Toddler, Preschool, School Age (ages 6-11), Teen
Program Type: Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
Event Details:

Refuel with a free, nutritious meal provided by Education PV. Open to ages 0-18. Meals are made possible through the Texas Department of Agriculture’s Child and Adult Care Food Program.

This event is in the "Family" group.
This event is in the "School Age (ages 6-11)" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Keyboard Class

1:00pm - 1:45pm
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:

Classes are currently full. Registration for the series lasting from October-December 2024 will open in September. Please continue to check the website for updates. Thank you.

This event is in the "Adult" group.
Library Branch: Prairie Creek Branch
Room: Prairie Creek - Auditorium
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Technology
Event Details:

This class will be an intermediate computer class that deals with more critical thinking of computer applications and hardware.

This event is in the "Family" group.
This event is in the "School Age (ages 6-11)" group.

SMART Summer STEM

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Library Branch: Kleberg-Rylie Branch
Room: Kleberg-Rylie - Auditorium
Age Group: Family, School Age (ages 6-11)
Program Type: Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
Event Details:

Visit the Kleberg Rylie branch every Thursday from 1:00-2:00pm for free Science, Math, Art, Reading or Technology based entertainment!

This event is in the "Adult" group.
Library Branch: Forest Green Branch
Room: Forest Green - Classroom 2
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: English Language Learning
Event Details:

Free English classes. All are welcome. No library card or I.D. required. Register in-person during class. 

This event is in the "Adult" group.
Library Branch: Pleasant Grove Branch
Room: Pleasant Grove - Classroom A & B
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: English Language Learning
Event Details:

Clases de inglés gratuitas ofrecidas por la Biblioteca Pública de Dallas. No se requiere identificación ni tarjeta de la biblioteca. Todos son bienvenidos. Regístrese en clase

This event is in the "Adult" group.

GED Class

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Library Branch: Polk-Wisdom Branch
Room: Polk-Wisdom - Auditorium
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: GED
Event Details:

Free GED classes. All are welcome. No library card or I.D. required. Register in-person during class. 

 

This event is in the "Adult" group.

GED Class

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Library Branch: Hampton-Illinois Branch
Room: Hampton-Illinois - Black Box Theater
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: GED
Event Details:

Are you ready to unlock new opportunities and take the next steps towards your educational and career goals? Our GED preparation classes are designed to provide you with the knowledge and skills to successfully obtain your GED certificate.

This event is in the "Adult" group.

GED Class

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: J. Erik Jonsson Central Library
Room: Central Library - Classroom C (6th Floor)
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: GED
Event Details:

Free GED preparation classes. All are welcome. No library card or I.D. required. Register in-person during class. 

This event is in the "Family" group.
This event is in the "School Age (ages 6-11)" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Guitar Class

2:00pm - 2:45pm
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:

Classes are currently full. Registration for the series lasting from October-December 2024 will open in September. Please continue to check the website for updates. Thank you.

This event is in the "Adult" group.

Adult Coloring Group

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Renner Frankford Branch
Room: Renner-Frankford - Study Room A
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature
Event Details:

Want to socialize and relax with other adults at the library? Drop in for a social hour of coloring and music. All supplies are provided, although you are also welcome to bring your own.

This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Career Launch Pad

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Required
Library Branch: Fretz Park Branch
Room: Fretz Park - In Library
Age Group: Adult, Seniors
Program Type: Economic/Workforce Development, Technology
Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:

Looking for assistance setting up your resume? Unfamiliar with using a computer and want help creating an email? Then schedule for a 1 Hour One-on-One Career Launch Pad training session with one of our staff members.

This event is in the "Adult" group.
Library Branch: J. Erik Jonsson Central Library
Room: Central Library - Community Exchange (1st Floor)
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Civic Engagement
Event Details:

Dallas Public Library's H.E.L.P. Desk team sits down for coffee, snacks, and a whole lot of conversation. Conversations range from informal discussions to topical discussions led by guests.

 

This event is in the "School Age (ages 6-11)" group.

DNA is Sweet!

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: J. Erik Jonsson Central Library
Room: Central Library - Children's Center Craft Area (2nd Floor)
Age Group: School Age (ages 6-11)
Program Type: Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
Event Details:

Have you ever seen your DNA up close? What is DNA made of? Come find out as you make a three-dimensional  DNA model out of candy and learn the wonders of biology!

 

This event is in the "Teen" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.
Library Branch: Prairie Creek Branch
Room: Prairie Creek - Computer Area
Age Group: Teen, Adult
Program Type: Technology
Event Details:

Devin offers personalized computer assistance to individuals. If you require any help with your computer, feel free to attend. 

This event is in the "Adult" group.

Career Launch Pad

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Arcadia Park Branch
Room: Arcadia Park - In Library
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Economic/Workforce Development
Event Details:

Book an appointment with a staff member to help you with your job search. Fill out applications, update your resume, and find out about local resources that can help you take the next step in your career. 

 

Reservation

Free Tax Aid

2:00pm - 6:00pm
This is not a library sponsored event.
Library Branch: Hampton-Illinois Branch
Room: Hampton-Illinois - Study Room 1
Purpose of Meeting

Appointment is required. Please visit: https://dallastaxcenters.as.me/HIL to schedule an appointment in advance. 

This event is in the "Infant & Toddler" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "School Age (ages 6-11)" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.

Summer Snacks

2:30pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Forest Green Branch
Room: Forest Green - In Library
Age Group: Infant & Toddler, Preschool, School Age (ages 6-11), Teen
Program Type: Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
Event Details:

Refuel during the summer with a free nutritious snack for ages 1-18. Meals are provided by the Texas Department of Agriculture’s Child and Education PV.

This event is in the "School Age (ages 6-11)" group.

Summer Snack

3:00pm - 3:30pm
Library Branch: Polk-Wisdom Branch
Room: Polk-Wisdom - Auditorium
Age Group: School Age (ages 6-11)
Program Type: Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
Event Details:

Refuel during the summer with a free nutritious snack for ages 1-18. Meals are provided by the Texas Department of Agriculture’s Child and Education PV.

This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "School Age (ages 6-11)" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.
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:

Refuel during the summer with a free nutritious snack for ages 1-18. Meals are provided by the Texas Department of Agriculture’s Child and Education PV.

This event is in the "Infant & Toddler" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "School Age (ages 6-11)" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.
Library Branch: Dallas West Branch
Room: Dallas West - In Library
Age Group: Infant & Toddler, Preschool, School Age (ages 6-11), Teen
Program Type: Civic Engagement, Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
Event Details:

Refuel during the summer with a free nutritious snack for ages 1-18. Meals are provided by the Texas Department of Agriculture’s Child and Education PV.

This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "School Age (ages 6-11)" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.
Library Branch: White Rock Hills Branch
Room: White Rock Hills - Auditorium
Age Group: Preschool, School Age (ages 6-11), Teen
Program Type: Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
Event Details:

Refuel during the summer with a free nutritious snack for ages 1-18. Meals are provided by the Texas Department of Agriculture’s Child and Education PV.

This event is in the "School Age (ages 6-11)" group.

Build a Catapult

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Audelia Road Branch
Room: Audelia Road - Auditorium
Age Group: School Age (ages 6-11)
Program Type: Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
Event Details:

Discover the world of engineering! Participants will design and build their own catapults, then put them to the test in exciting challenges. Explore principles of physics and engineering while having hands-on fun.

This event is in the "School Age (ages 6-11)" group.

Design Your Own Stethoscope!

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Required
Library Branch: Bachman Lake Branch
Room: Bachman Lake - Children's Area
Age Group: School Age (ages 6-11)
Program Type: Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Event Details:

Have you ever wondered why doctors always seem to have that little device around their necks? That device is called a stethoscope, and it allows them to listen to your heart and other sounds inside your body!

This event is in the "Adult" group.
Library Branch: Vickery Park Branch
Room: Vickery Park - Computer Area
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Economic/Workforce Development, Español
Event Details:

Get help with your tech items, such as your phone, tablet, or computer with a 1x1 session with staff.
We're here to help! 

 

You must register with staff for a spot. 

This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Library Branch: Fretz Park Branch
Room: Fretz Park - Classroom 2
Age Group: Adult, Seniors
Program Type: Technology
Event Details:

Need help drafting a document? Setting up and sending an email? Want to know how your home computer works, or how to protect your personal information while online?

This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "School Age (ages 6-11)" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.

Summer Snack

3:15pm - 3:45pm
Library Branch: Hampton-Illinois Branch
Room: Hampton-Illinois - Classroom A & B
Age Group: Preschool, School Age (ages 6-11), Teen
Program Type: Civic Engagement
Event Details:

Refuel with a free, nutritious meal provided by Education PV. Open to ages 0-18. Meals are made possible through the Texas Department of Agriculture’s Child and Adult Care Food Program.

 

This event is in the "Family" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "School Age (ages 6-11)" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.

Summer Lunches

3:30pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Vickery Park Branch
Room: Vickery Park - Study Room A
Age Group: Family, Preschool, School Age (ages 6-11), Teen
Program Type: Featured
Event Details:

Refuel with a free, nutritious meal provided by Education PV. Open to ages 0-18. Meals are made possible through the Texas Department of Agriculture’s Child and Adult Care Food Program.

This event is in the "School Age (ages 6-11)" group.
Library Branch: Preston Royal Branch
Room: Preston Royal - Craft Area
Age Group: School Age (ages 6-11)
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature
Event Details:

Are you ready for the Paris Olympics?? Celebrate the games with this Olympic medal craft!

This event is in the "School Age (ages 6-11)" group.

Keyboard Class

4:00pm - 4:45pm
Library Branch: Vickery Park Branch
Room: Vickery Park - In Library
Age Group: School Age (ages 6-11)
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature
Event Details:

Classes are currently full. Registration for the series lasting from October-December 2024 will open in September. Please continue to check the website for updates. Thank you.

This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Computer Basics

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Required
Library Branch: White Rock Hills Branch
Room: White Rock Hills - Classroom A & B
Age Group: Adult, Seniors
Program Type: Technology
Required
Seats Remaining: 60
Event Details:

Designed for beginners and those looking to enhance their basic computer skills, this informative course provides a welcoming environment for individuals eager to navigate the digital landscape.

This event is in the "School Age (ages 6-11)" group.

Lego Challenge

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Preston Royal Branch
Room: Preston Royal - Auditorium
Age Group: School Age (ages 6-11)
Program Type: Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
Event Details:

Join us the 4th Thursday of every month for a themed Lego challenge where we will listen to an introductory story and watch a Lego movie while you create. 

Work solo or in a team and flex your imagination and creation skills!

This event is in the "School Age (ages 6-11)" group.

Lego Printmaking

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Required
Library Branch: Mountain Creek Branch
Room: Mountain Creek - Auditorium
Age Group: School Age (ages 6-11)
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature, Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

Creativity meets engineering in our LEGO Printmaking Workshop where children will create unique prints using LEGO pieces as stamps. From geometric patterns to abstract designs, the possibilities are endless!

This event is in the "School Age (ages 6-11)" group.
Library Branch: Hampton-Illinois Branch
Room: Hampton-Illinois - Black Box Theater
Age Group: School Age (ages 6-11)
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature
Required
Seats Remaining: 74
Event Details:

Craft away with us as we celebrate  the start to the Summer Olympics in Paris by making our very own Olympic rings and/or Olympic Torches 

This event is in the "School Age (ages 6-11)" group.
Library Branch: Lochwood Branch
Room: Lochwood - Black Box Theater
Age Group: School Age (ages 6-11)
Program Type: Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
Event Details:

Join us Thursdays afternoons as we explore Science, Technology, Engineering and Math.

What makes cars go? Can you recreate that effect with the help of a balloon? We're going to do just that!

This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Library Branch: Martin Luther King, Jr.
Room: Martin Luther King, Jr. - Classroom 1 & 2
Age Group: Adult, Seniors
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature
This event is in the "School Age (ages 6-11)" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.

Game Day!

4:00pm - 6:00pm
Library Branch: Forest Green Branch
Room: Forest Green - Classroom 2
Age Group: School Age (ages 6-11), Teen
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature
Event Details:

Calling all gamers!

This event is in the "Infant & Toddler" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "School Age (ages 6-11)" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.
Library Branch: Martin Luther King, Jr.
Room: Martin Luther King, Jr. - Children's area
Age Group: Infant & Toddler, Preschool, School Age (ages 6-11), Teen
Program Type: Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
Event Details:

Refuel afterschool with a free, nutritious meal provided by Education PV. Open to ages 0-18. Meals are made possible through the Texas Department of Agriculture’s Child and Adult Care Food Program.

This event is in the "School Age (ages 6-11)" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.

Summer Switch Game Night

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Required
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
Required
Seats Remaining: 100
Event Details:

Enjoy playing the Nintendo Switch with new friends! 

This event is in the "School Age (ages 6-11)" group.

Violin Class

5:00pm - 5:45pm
Required
Library Branch: Vickery Park Branch
Room: Vickery Park - In Library
Age Group: School Age (ages 6-11)
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature
Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:

Classes are currently full. Registration for the series lasting from October-December 2024 will open in September. Please continue to check the website for updates. Thank you.

This event is in the "Infant & Toddler" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Bilingual Storytime

5:00pm - 6:00pm
Library Branch: Timberglen Branch
Room: Timberglen - Auditorium
Age Group: Infant & Toddler, Preschool
Program Type: Early Literacy
Event Details:

Listen to stories and sing songs in both English and Spanish. 

Escuche cuentos y cante canciones en Inglés y en Español.

This event is in the "Family" group.
Library Branch: Prairie Creek Branch
Room: Prairie Creek - Study Room 1
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature
Event Details:

Prairie Creek branch library will host a Family Game Night in place of our Summer Cinema.  We will have games for all ages.

This event is in the "Adult" group.
Library Branch: Grauwyler Park Branch
Room: Grauwyler Park - Florence Jeanette Coe Meeting Room B
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature, Español
Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Event Details:

Entre al mundo vibrante del arte hispano mientras aprende sobre los estilos y artistas que han impactado a la cultura hispana a través de su arte en esta nueva serie de talleres de arte.

This event is in the "Family" group.
This event is in the "School Age (ages 6-11)" group.
Library Branch: Audelia Road Branch
Room: Audelia Road - Auditorium
Age Group: Family, School Age (ages 6-11)
Program Type: Early Literacy, Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
Event Details:

Come listen to a story and partake in a craft at this evening program geared towards kindergarten through 2nd graders.

 

July's book is "The Perfect Birthday Recipe" By Katy Hudson

 

This event is in the "School Age (ages 6-11)" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.
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:

Each class features beginner level instructions in guitar by an experienced instructor. Instruments provided. Great for ages 8 - 18. For the best learning experience, students should try to attend as many sessions as possible.

This event is in the "School Age (ages 6-11)" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.

Family Cooking Class

5:30pm - 7:30pm
Required
Library Branch: North Oak Cliff Branch
Room: North Oak Cliff - Auditorium
Age Group: School Age (ages 6-11), Teen
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature
Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

An exciting culinary adventure awaits at the Dallas Public Library, presented in collaboration with Common Threads!

This event is in the "Teen" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Dungeons and Dragons

5:45pm - 7:45pm
Library Branch: Timberglen Branch
Room: Timberglen - Classroom
Age Group: Teen, Adult
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature
Event Details:

Learn to play Dungeons and Dragons-

This event is in the "Infant & Toddler" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
Library Branch: Oak Lawn Branch
Room: Oak Lawn - Auditorium
Age Group: Infant & Toddler, Preschool
Program Type: Early Literacy
Event Details:

Welcome to our cozy Bilingual Pajama Story Time!

¡Bienvenidos a Hora de Cuentos Bilingüe en Pijamas!


Come along as we venture into a delightful journey of storytelling, songs, and rhymes in Engli

This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

DFW Bookmakers: Journal Making

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Required
Library Branch: Kleberg-Rylie Branch
Room: Kleberg-Rylie - Auditorium
Age Group: Adult, Seniors
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature
Required
Seats Remaining: 55
Event Details:

DFW Bookmakers Workshops are designed for people of all backgrounds to come
together to learn, create, and share: art techniques and a variety of cultures’ histories in a fun
and a safe atmosphere to express oneself.

This event is in the "Adult" group.

English Conversation Circle

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Required
Library Branch: Lakewood Branch
Room: Lakewood - In Library
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: English Language Learning
Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:

We will host a casual space for anyone learning English to practice their conversational skills. This is a low-stress circle, we will not be teaching English, this is just a time to practice.

This event is in the "Adult" group.
Cancelled

English Conversation Group

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Lochwood Branch
Room: Lochwood - In Library
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: English Language Learning
Event Details:

Practice your English speaking skills at the library. 

This event is in the "School Age (ages 6-11)" group.

Fencing 101

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Park Forest Branch
Room: Park Forest - Auditorium
Age Group: School Age (ages 6-11)
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature, Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
Event Details:

Buckle your swash, mateys, and come on down to see how its done. From Errol Flynn to Captain Jack Sparrow, we all love swordsmanship. The Fencing Institute of Texas will give us a demonstration of the skill and beauty of Fencing. 

This event is in the "Adult" group.
Library Branch: Skillman Southwestern Branch
Room: Skillman Southwestern - Auditorium
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature
Event Details:

If you enjoy reading mysteries, playing detective, and guessing the endings, this is the book club for you! This book club meets twice a month and for the second meeting we will finish the rest of the book.

This event is in the "Adult" group.

Adult Painting Club

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Mountain Creek Branch
Room: Mountain Creek - In Library
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature
Event Details:

Ever wonder what it was like for Rembrandt or Picasso as they were working with a brush? Do you ever have the urge to get a paintbrush and a canvas and start painting? Well, this program is just for you!

This event is in the "Teen" group.

Anime Paint-and-Watch

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Forest Green Branch
Room: Forest Green - Karen Blumenthal Auditorium
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature
Event Details:

Chill out with your friends and watch the anime feature film Sound! Euphonium: The Movie – May the Melody Reach You. While you watch, paint a canvas of a scene, character or theme from the movie, or from your own favorite anime.

This event is in the "Family" group.

Christmas In July

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Lochwood Branch
Room: Lochwood - Black Box Theater
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
Event Details:

Celebrate Christmas in July at the library with crafts and a family favorite Christmas movie!

This event is in the "Adult" group.
Library Branch: Prairie Creek Branch
Room: Prairie Creek - Auditorium
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Civic Engagement
Event Details:

Councilman Resendez will share information on important items in District 5.

This event is in the "Adult" group.
Library Branch: Hampton-Illinois Branch
Room: Hampton-Illinois - Black Box Theater
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: English Language Learning
Event Details:

Free English classes. All are welcome. No library card or I.D. required. Register in-person during class. 

This event is in the "Family" group.

Family Puzzle Night

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Highland Hills Branch
Room: Highland Hills - Auditorium
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature
Event Details:

Looking for fun and engaging activities the whole family can enjoy? Look no further, family puzzle night at the Library is where its at!

This event is in the "Adult" group.
Cancelled

GED Class

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: White Rock Hills Branch
Room: White Rock Hills - Classroom A
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: GED
Event Details:

Are you ready to unlock new opportunities and take the next steps towards your educational and career goals? Our GED preparation classes are designed to provide you with the knowledge and skills to successfully obtain your GED certificate.

This event is in the "Adult" group.

GED Class

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Highland Hills Branch
Room: Highland Hills - Classroom A
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: GED
Event Details:

You are invited to attend free GED preparation classes at Dallas Public Library. Registration is available in class, and no ID is required.

This event is in the "Adult" group.

GED Class

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest Branch
Room: Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest - Classroom B
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: GED
Event Details:

You are invited to attend free GED preparation classes at the Dallas Public Library. Registration is available in class and no identification is required. 

This event is in the "Adult" group.

GED Class

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Forest Green Branch
Room: Forest Green - Classroom 1
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: GED
Event Details:

Free GED preparation classes. All are welcome. No library card or I.D. required. Register in-person during class. 

This event is in the "Adult" group.

GED en español

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Prairie Creek Branch
Room: Prairie Creek - Classroom 1
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: GED
Event Details:

Está invitado a asistir a clases gratuitas de preparación para el GED en español en la Biblioteca Pública de Dallas. El registro está disponible en clase y no se requiere identificación. 

This event is in the "Adult" group.

No Presh Painting Sesh

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Required
Library Branch: Preston Royal Branch
Room: Preston Royal - In Library
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature
Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:

Create a masterpiece, work on technique, or just have fun! This no pressure painting session is all about letting your creativity flow.

This event is in the "Family" group.
Library Branch: Dallas West Branch
Room: Dallas West - Auditorium
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature, Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
Event Details:

The youngest of King Triton’s daughters and the most defiant, Ariel longs to find out more about the world beyond the sea and, while visiting the surface, falls for the dashing Prince Eric.

This event is in the "Adult" group.
Library Branch: J. Erik Jonsson Central Library
Room: Central Library - Auditorium (1st Floor)
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature
Required
Seats Remaining: 115
Event Details:

Be among the first to view the Smithsonian's traveling Bias Inside Us Exhibit. Plus, hear from Dr.

This event is in the "Teen" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Yarn Wreaths: DIY 102

6:15pm - 7:45pm
Library Branch: Timberglen Branch
Room: Timberglen - Auditorium
Age Group: Teen, Adult, Seniors
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature
Event Details:

Learn how to make your own personalized wreaths for any occasion. Get creative and crafty with this unique DIY project to add a handmade touch to your home decor. Open to all levels of expertise.

This event is in the "Adult" group.

Fretz Park Book Club

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Fretz Park Branch
Room: Fretz Park - Classroom 1
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature, Civic Engagement
Event Details:

Fretz Park Community... lets meet over a good book. 

 

Fretz Park Book Club meets once a month on Thursday at 6:30pm. Lets discuss opinions, themes and favorite chapters about the book posted below. 

This event is in the "Adult" group.
Library Branch: Pleasant Grove Branch
Room: Pleasant Grove - Black Box Theater
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature
Event Details:

Each class features beginner level instructions in guitar by an experienced instructor. Instruments provided. . For the best learning experience, students should try to attend as many sessions as possible.

This event is in the "Adult" group.
Library Branch: White Rock Hills Branch
Room: White Rock Hills - Classroom B
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature
Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Details:

 

Please join in this month's book club discussion about...

Jesus' Son by Denis Johnson