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

 

Find all 9 fruits that are in a fitness frenzy during our fantastic, fun-filled, fruity scavenger hunt in the children's area.

 

All month long!

This event is in the "Seniors" group.

CitySquare Health

9:00am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Polk-Wisdom Branch
Room: Polk-Wisdom - Exhibit Space
Age Group: Seniors
Program Type: Civic Engagement
Event Details:

CitySquare Health Insurance.  Certified health navigators can assist you in enrolling in Medicaid, CHIP, SNAP and other Texas benefits.

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.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Walking Group

9:30am - 10:30am
Library Branch: Timberglen Branch
Room: Timberglen - Lobby
Age Group: Adult, Seniors
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature
Event Details:

Participate in our invigorating walking group at the library. Get your workout in before heading to work or starting your busy day of scheduled activities.

This event is in the "Adult" group.
Library Branch: Prairie Creek Branch
Room: Prairie Creek - Auditorium
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: 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 "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.

English Language Learning

10:00am - 11:30am
Library Branch: Bachman Lake Branch
Room: Bachman Lake - Classroom A & B
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: English Language Learning
Event Details:

Free English classes – basic level. 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

10:00am - 11:30am
Library Branch: Timberglen Branch
Room: Timberglen - Classroom
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.

GED Class

10:00am - 11:30am
Library Branch: Martin Luther King, Jr.
Room: Martin Luther King, Jr. - Classroom 1
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.
Library Branch: Kleberg-Rylie Branch
Room: Kleberg-Rylie - Auditorium
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: English Language Learning, GED
Event Details:

Los miércoles - 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.

Reservation

Texas Workforce

10:00am - 1:00pm
This is not a library sponsored event.
Library Branch: Polk-Wisdom Branch
Room: Polk-Wisdom - Lobby
Purpose of Meeting

Texas Workforce Commission provides resources and tips to build a strong workforce in Texas.

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.
Library Branch: Bookmarks in NorthPark Center
Room: Bookmarks - NorthCourt
Age Group: Infant & Toddler, Preschool
Program Type: Early Literacy, Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
Event Details:

"Pair of Pirates" are a pirate music group based in the Dallas/Ft. Worth area who specialize in performances that combine sea songs, shanties, and Celtic music with a huge dose of silly comedy.  Yo ho, Yo ho a pirates life for me!

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

Toddler Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Audelia Road Branch
Room: Audelia Road - Auditorium
Age Group: Infant & Toddler, Preschool
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature
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 - 11:00am
Library Branch: Preston Royal Branch
Room: Preston Royal - 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.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
Library Branch: Prairie Creek Branch
Room: Prairie Creek - In Library
Age Group: Infant & Toddler, Preschool
Program Type: Early Literacy
Event Details:

Visit the Prairie Creek Branch Library every Wednesday from 10:30am to 11:30am 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: White Rock Hills Branch
Room: White Rock Hills - 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 - 3 years old

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

Toddler Storytime

10:30am - 11:30am
Library Branch: Arcadia Park Branch
Room: Arcadia Park - Story 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 - 3 years old

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

Toddler Storytime

10:30am - 11:30am
Library Branch: Fretz Park Branch
Room: Fretz Park - 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 - 3 years old

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

(Em)powerment Pop-Up

10:30am - 1:30pm
Library Branch: Martin Luther King, Jr.
Room: Martin Luther King, Jr. - Study Room
Age Group: Adult, Seniors
Program Type: Economic/Workforce Development, Technology
Event Details:

(Em)powerment Popups are a new initiative created through a partnership between the CARDboard Project and Dallas Innovation Alliance.

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

Light Bug Innovators

11:00am - 12:00pm
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:

Calling all young inventors and budding engineers! Get ready to dive into the world of DIY electronics and crafting as we embark on an exciting adventure to create our own light-up bugs!

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

Nintendo Switch Game Day

11:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest Branch
Room: Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest - Training Room
Age Group: School Age (ages 6-11)
Program Type: Technology
Event Details:

Enjoy playing, Mario Kart, Super Smash Bros and Mario Party?  Come to the Lancaster-Kiest branch to play with Mario and his friends on the Nintendo Switch!

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.

Crochet for a Cause

11:00am - 12:30pm
Library Branch: Mountain Creek Branch
Room: Mountain Creek - Study Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Civic Engagement
Event Details:

Create practical and comfortable sleeping mats for the unhoused in our community.

This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Murder Mystery Month

11:00am - 12:30pm
Required
Library Branch: Mountain Creek Branch
Room: Mountain Creek - Auditorium
Age Group: Seniors
Program Type: Civic Engagement
Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:

Are you ready to put your detective skills to the test? Join us every Wednesday in July for an exciting journey into the world of mystery and intrigue!

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

American Mahjong

12:00pm - 3:00pm
Required
Library Branch: White Rock Hills Branch
Room: White Rock Hills - Classroom A
Age Group: Adult, Seniors
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature
Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Details:

Play a game of American Mahjong with others!

 

Contact Lester Hanson at 8172290649 if you'd like to learn how to play to set up a learning appointment.

 

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

Craft-a-noon

12:30pm - 1:30pm
Library Branch: Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest Branch
Room: Paul Lawrence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest - In Library
Age Group: Preschool, School Age (ages 6-11), Teen
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature
Event Details:

Enjoy creating fun crafts in the afternoon with friends and family. 

This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Library Branch: Grauwyler Park Branch
Room: Grauwyler Park - In Library
Age Group: Seniors
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature
Event Details:

Explore your creative side at our weekly "Knitting and Crochet Club"! Make new friends and learn a new yarn project at our monthly demo on the first Wednesday. Socialize, show off your projects, and get advice during our weekly meetings.

This event is in the "School Age (ages 6-11)" group.
Library Branch: Renner Frankford Branch
Room: Renner-Frankford - In Library
Age Group: School Age (ages 6-11)
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature, Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
Event Details:

Watch stories come alive through the art of dance. Arathi School of Dance, in partnership with Indian Cultural Heritage Foundation, will perform traditional Indian dances where each movement has meaning. 

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

Summer Book Buddies

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Required
Library Branch: Lochwood Branch
Room: Lochwood - Black Box Theater
Age Group: School Age (ages 6-11)
Program Type: Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:

Increase your student's reading skills this summer with Book Buddies!  Students entering 2nd through 5th grades will be paired with a trained volunteer for one-on-one reading sessions.

Spanish readers welcome! 

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

Free English classes – intermediate level. Start anytime. All are welcome! Clases gratis de inglés - Comience en cualquier momento - ¡Todos son bienvenidos! 

This event is in the "Adult" group.
Library Branch: Renner Frankford Branch
Room: Renner-Frankford - Auditorium
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.

GED en español

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Library Branch: Dallas West Branch
Room: Dallas West - 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 "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.
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 "Family" group.
Library Branch: Forest Green Branch
Room: Forest Green - Karen Blumenthal Auditorium
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature
Event Details:

Party like a wizard and celebrate the magic, friendships and adventures of Harry Potter and the wizarding world!

This event is in the "Adult" group.

Mahjong Club

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Renner Frankford Branch
Room: Renner-Frankford - Study Room A
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature
Event Details:

Looking to play Mahjong in a relaxed, beginner-friendly environment? We're a club that meets Wednesdays and Fridays to socialize and play games of a beginner-friendly Chinese version of mahjong with optional scoring.

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

Summer Movie!

1:00pm - 3:00pm
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 Wednesday at 1:00pm for an afternoon of movie magic with a different family friendly featured film every week!

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

Movie of the Week

1:00pm - 3:30pm
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 "Family" group.
Library Branch: Pleasant Grove Branch
Room: Pleasant Grove - Black Box Theater
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
Event Details:

The community is invited to a magical birthday party celebrating the boy who lived!

Enjoy fun crafts, magical treats, and take home some party favors!

Don't miss out!

This event is in the "Adult" group.

Citizenship Class

1:30pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Pleasant Grove Branch
Room: Pleasant Grove - Classroom A & B
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 "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 "School Age (ages 6-11)" group.
Library Branch: North Oak Cliff Branch
Room: North Oak Cliff - Auditorium
Age Group: School Age (ages 6-11)
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature
Event Details:

Celebrate Harry Potter's Birthday Party by aiming your wand at Voldemort and Bellatrix. Create your own origami frog and make a Book of Monsters textbook. Harry Potter trivia will be available for the brave and daring. 

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

Healthy Hero Adventures!

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Required
Library Branch: Mountain Creek Branch
Room: Mountain Creek - Auditorium
Age Group: School Age (ages 6-11)
Program Type: Civic Engagement, Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
Required
Seats Remaining: 23
Event Details:

Get ready for an exciting adventure with the Healthy Hero Adventures program from the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service!

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.

MOVEMENT & DANCE

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: J. Erik Jonsson Central Library
Room: Central Library - Kahn Pavilion (2nd Floor)
Age Group: Preschool, School Age (ages 6-11), Teen
Program Type: Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
Event Details:

Let's move!  Explore a wide variety of movements, from Zumba to Yoga. Prepare to move, dance, and have fun! 

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

Scratch Coding

2:00pm - 3:00pm
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), Teen
Program Type: Technology
Event Details:

Learn the fundamentals of coding using Scratch, a visual programming language developed specifically for young learners.

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

Summer STEM

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Required
Library Branch: Lakewood Branch
Room: Lakewood - Auditorium
Age Group: School Age (ages 6-11)
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature, Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
Required
Seats Remaining: 67
Event Details:

This Summer we are having a workshop for components of STEM. 

Science STEM- Glow in the Dark Paint-A-Long 

June 5th 2p - 3pm 

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. 

 

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

JP helps with computer related basics for those who need individual help.

This event is in the "Family" group.
This event is in the "School Age (ages 6-11)" group.
Library Branch: Highland Hills Branch
Room: Highland Hills - Auditorium
Age Group: Family, School Age (ages 6-11)
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature
Event Details:

Calling all witches, wizards and Muggles alike! Join us for a spellbinding celebration in honor of Harry Potter’s Birthday, where you’ll embark on a magical journey of creativity and wonder.

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.
Library Branch: Vickery Park Branch
Room: Vickery Park - Classroom 2
Age Group: School Age (ages 6-11)
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature, Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
Event Details:

What is the difference between Light Emitting Diodes and Incandescent Lights? Are UV lights and blacklights the same thing? How does electricity flow, and what does “conduct” mean?

This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Library Branch: Bachman Lake Branch
Room: Bachman Lake - Black Box Theater
Age Group: Seniors
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature
Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:

Indulge in the art of crochet with Crochet Cozy: Senior Crochet Bee Buddy! Join fellow seniors for a delightful afternoon of creativity and camaraderie as we stitch our way to a cute Crochet Bee Buddy.

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.

Straw Rocket Launchers

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Library Branch: Fretz Park Branch
Room: Fretz Park - Black Box Theater
Age Group: School Age (ages 6-11)
Program Type: Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
Event Details:

Use a pneumatic launcher to blast off your own straw rocket! Experiment with angle, design, and force of launch to create the best rocket you can. Ages 5 and up. Sponsored by the Friends of the Dallas Public Library and The Dallas Foundation.

This event is in the "Teen" group.

Young Adult Summer Book Club

3:45pm - 4:45pm
Required
Virtual Event
Library Branch: Online Programs
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:

In our teen summer book club you get the chance to discuss and connect with other teens about some of YA's most popular titles.

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

Chess for ages 7+

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Vickery Park Branch
Room: Vickery Park - Classroom 1
Age Group: School Age (ages 6-11), Teen
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature
Event Details:

Stop by the Vickery Park Branch Library every Wednesday @ 4 pm to learn the rules and strategies of chess!

This program is suitable for kids ages 7 and up and welcome to all!

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

Join the KERA KIDS team for PBS STEM Hour as we guide children through the big feelings of life through storytelling, guided breathing exercises, and hands-on mindfulness activities.

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. - Classroom 1 & 2
Age Group: School Age (ages 6-11), Teen
Program Type: Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
Event Details:

Create and share in our weekly rotating craft activity!

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

Mah Jongg

4:00pm - 6:00pm
Library Branch: Preston Royal Branch
Room: Preston Royal - Auditorium
Age Group: Teen, Adult
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature
Event Details:

Meet new friends and discover the addiction of the game of Mah Jongg.

These sessions will be open play with no instructors.

You must bring your own set.

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: Highland Hills Branch
Room: Highland Hills - Classroom B
Age Group: Preschool, School Age (ages 6-11), Teen
Program Type: Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
Event Details:

Unwind after school with some board games.

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 "Adult" group.

D&D One Shot

4:30pm - 7:30pm
Required
Library Branch: Lakewood Branch
Room: Lakewood - Auditorium
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature
Required
Seats Remaining: 69
Event Details:

Love Dungeons & Dragons but short on time? Try a one-shot campaign!  We will supply everything you need to play including character sheets, minis, dice and dice trays.  Registration is required.

This event is in the "Adult" group.

1-on-1 Computer Help

5:00pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Preston Royal Branch
Room: Preston Royal - Computer Area
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Technology
Event Details:

Bring your own device or use one of ours for general computer assistance.

By Appointment only.

Please call 214-670-7128 and book your appointment.

This event is in the "Adult" group.

Clue Hunt: Murder Mystery Night

5:30pm - 7:00pm
Required
Library Branch: Skillman Southwestern Branch
Room: Skillman Southwestern - Auditorium
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature
Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Details:

Was it Mrs. Peacock, in the Study, with the Candlestick? Or was it Professor Plum, in the Library, with the Lead Pipe? It's murder mystery night and we need your help to figure out whodunnit.

This event is in the "Adult" group.
Library Branch: Park Forest Branch
Room: Park Forest - In Library
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature, Español, Featured
Event Details:

Practice your Spanish conversational skills at this casual weekly meetup.

This program is open to Spanish language learners of all levels. 

This event is in the "Adult" group.

Beginner Adult Ukulele Lessons

6:00pm - 7:15pm
Required
Library Branch: Oak Lawn Branch
Room: Oak Lawn - Exhibit Space
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature
Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Details:

Explore the joy of playing the ukulele in this 5-week long beginner-friendly workshop! Learn fundamental chords, strumming patterns, and simple songs in a fun, interactive environment.

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

Bookish Club

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Timberglen Branch
Room: Timberglen - Auditorium
Age Group: Adult, Seniors
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature
Event Details:

Join our monthly silent book club for adults!

This event is in the "Family" group.
Library Branch: Audelia Road Branch
Room: Audelia Road - Auditorium
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
Event Details:

Have an exhilarating evening of fun and friendly competition in honor of the Paris 2024 Olympic Games with "Family Night: Wii Sports"!