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This event is in the "Family" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.
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Library Branch: Community Events
Age Group: Family, Adult
Program Type: Civic Engagement
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
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This program is available online only. Grow with Us is a series of online sessions from the Dallas Public Library - Seed Library and Dallas Environmental Quality and Sustainability hosting expert speakers to share practical, informative and i...
This event is in the "Infant & Toddler" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

SMART Summer: Children's Storytime

June 2, 2020
10:30am - 11:00am
Registration
Library Branch: Community Events
Age Group: Infant & Toddler, Preschool
Program Type: Early Literacy
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
This program is available online only. All the fun of storytime with your favorite librarians, in the comfort of your home. Songs and stories for kids 6 and under.   ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

DPL at Home: Using NewspaperArchive

June 2, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: J. Erik Jonsson Central Library
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 27
Event Details:
This program is available online only. Dallas Public Library card holders have free remote access to NewspaperArchive through June 15. Learn the best ways for searching and browsing this database that features more than 3 billion searchable newspa...
This event is in the "Family" group.

DPL at Home: Yappy Hour (Online)

June 2, 2020
5:00pm - 6:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Community Events
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Civic Engagement
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 24
Event Details:
This program is available online only.  Introduce your furry coworkers for this fun interactive online "Yappy Hour"! Get to know some new fur-parents without the hassle of a dog park (cats welcome) and from the comfort and distance of your ho...
This event is in the "School Age (ages 6-11)" group.

SMART Summer: Nature + Play

June 3, 2020
10:30am - 11:30am
Registration
Library Branch: Community Events
Age Group: School Age (ages 6-11)
Program Type: Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Join Ms. Vicki for a story about the nature all around you. Stay for a nature art show & tell! This program available online only! Registration required. ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

DPL at Home: Virtual Support for Job Seekers

June 3, 2020
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: J. Erik Jonsson Central Library
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Economic/Workforce Development
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Details:
This program is available online only.  Learn tips and skills for networking with Christine Hortsman and update your resume using online resources. Attendees should already have a Zoom account to sign in with before program begins.&nb...
This event is in the "Infant & Toddler" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

SMART Summer: Children's Storytime

June 4, 2020
10:30am - 11:00am
Registration
Library Branch: Community Events
Age Group: Infant & Toddler, Preschool
Program Type: Early Literacy, Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
This program is available online only. All the fun of storytime with your favorite librarians, in the comfort of your home. Songs and stories for kids 6 and under. This program will be presented bilingually in Spanish. ...
This event is in the "School Age (ages 6-11)" group.

SMART Summer Program TBA

June 4, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Pleasant Grove - Black Box Theater
Library Branch: Pleasant Grove Branch
Room: Pleasant Grove - Black Box Theater
Age Group: School Age (ages 6-11)
Program Type: Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
Event Details:
SMART Summer program. Details to follow ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
Registration
Library Branch: J. Erik Jonsson Central Library
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
This program is available online only.   Yip Yip everyone! Get ready to test your bending skills at this week's Thursday Trivia, Avatar: The Last Airbender. We'll be asking all things water, air, earth, and fire, and offer and amazing d...
This event is in the "School Age (ages 6-11)" group.

SMART Summer: How to Juggle with Laura Ries

June 5, 2020
10:30am - 11:00am
Registration
Library Branch: Community Events
Age Group: School Age (ages 6-11)
Program Type: Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Learn the basics of juggling with objects found in your own home! This program is online only! Registration required. Sponsored by the Friends of Dallas Public Library   ...
This event is in the "School Age (ages 6-11)" group.

SMART Summer: Beady Math

June 5, 2020
10:30am - 11:30am
Lakewood - Auditorium
Library Branch: Lakewood Branch
Room: Lakewood - Auditorium
Age Group: School Age (ages 6-11)
Program Type: Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
Event Details:
Learn how to multiply by eights with this cool octopus visual! Recommended for ages 5 and up.  Sponsored by the Friends of the Dallas Public Library  ...
This event is in the "Teen" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.

DPL at Home: Geek Central Ultimate Werewolf

June 5, 2020
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: J. Erik Jonsson Central Library
Age Group: Teen, Adult
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Event Details:
This program is available online only.    Come geek-out with us from home! Geek Central is a weekly program where patrons can come celebrate all of geekdom, from anime to role-playing games. This week we'll journey to a far ...
This event is in the "Family" group.
Registration
Library Branch: J. Erik Jonsson Central Library
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Civic Engagement
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
This program is available online only. Your Green Home – Non-Toxic Home Cleaners Learn how common, inexpensive products already in the home can pull double duty and clean without toxic fumes or skin irritating ingredients. These are great for ...
This event is in the "School Age (ages 6-11)" group.

SMART Summer w/Mayor Johnson Party!

June 6, 2020
11:00am - 12:30pm
Kleberg-Rylie - Auditorium
Library Branch: Kleberg-Rylie Branch
Room: Kleberg-Rylie - Auditorium
Age Group: School Age (ages 6-11)
Program Type: Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
Event Details:
Join us for our Summer Reading opening event! Face Painting and fun activities for the kids! Sign up for Summer Reading and choose a free book! ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Registration
Library Branch: J. Erik Jonsson Central Library
Age Group: Adult, Seniors
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
* This program is available online only* Join us as we celebrate Juneteenth with a special guest lecture by University of Texas at Austin professor Dr. Peniel Joseph. Dr. Joseph is a leader in the Black Power Studies field and a frequent cont...
This event is in the "Family" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Community Events
Age Group: Family, Adult
Program Type: Civic Engagement
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
This program is available online only. Grow with Us is a series of online sessions from the Dallas Public Library - Seed Library and Dallas Environmental Quality and Sustainability hosting expert speakers to share practical, informative and inspir...
This event is in the "Infant & Toddler" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

SMART Summer: Children's Storytime

June 9, 2020
10:30am - 11:00am
Registration
Library Branch: Community Events
Age Group: Infant & Toddler, Preschool
Program Type: Early Literacy, Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
This program is available online only. All the fun of storytime with your favorite librarians, in the comfort of your home. Songs and stories for kids 6 and under.   ...
This event is in the "Infant & Toddler" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

SMART Summer: Children's Storytime

June 11, 2020
10:30am - 11:00am
Registration
Library Branch: Community Events
Age Group: Infant & Toddler, Preschool
Program Type: Early Literacy, Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
This program is available online only. All the fun of storytime with your favorite librarians, in the comfort of your home. Songs and stories for kids 6 and under.   ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

DPL at Home: White Rock Hills Book Club

June 11, 2020
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: J. Erik Jonsson Central Library
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
This program is available online only. The White Rock Hills Book Club meets monthly on the second Thursday of the month.    This month's book is The Satapur Moonstone by, Sujata Massey.  A curse has fallen upon Satapur...
This event is in the "Family" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Community Events
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Join author, Tim Grove, as he talks about the inspiration and research behind his latest book, "Star-Spangled Banner: The Story of a Flag, a Battle, and the American Anthem". Learn fun facts about America's flag and what it took to get the story writ...
This event is in the "Teen" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.
Registration
Library Branch: J. Erik Jonsson Central Library
Age Group: Teen, Adult
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Event Details:
This program is available online only. Interested in D&D? Veterans and beginners welcome for these one-shot sessions happening every second Friday of the month. A new campaign monthly! Character sheets will be available for beginners, a...
This event is in the "Family" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Community Events
Age Group: Family, Adult
Program Type: Civic Engagement
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
This program is available online only. Grow with Us is a series of online sessions from the Dallas Public Library, Seed Library and Dallas Environmental Quality and Sustainability hosting expert speakers to share practical, informative and inspira...
This event is in the "Infant & Toddler" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

SMART Summer: Children's Storytime

June 16, 2020
10:30am - 11:00am
Registration
Library Branch: Community Events
Age Group: Infant & Toddler, Preschool
Program Type: Early Literacy, Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
This program is available online only. All the fun of storytime with your favorite librarians, in the comfort of your home. Songs and stories for kids 6 and under.   ...
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "School Age (ages 6-11)" group.

SMART Summer- Beady Math

June 16, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Prairie Creek - Classroom 2
Library Branch: Prairie Creek Branch
Room: Prairie Creek - Classroom 2
Age Group: Preschool, School Age (ages 6-11)
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature, Early Literacy, Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
Event Details:
Learn how to multiply by eights with this cool octopus visual! Create a beaded, eight-legged octopus you can use to count by eights, practice multiplication, and make math fun and engaging. Recommended for ages five and up.  Sponsored by The ...
This event is in the "School Age (ages 6-11)" group.

SMART Summer: Zip Line Zoo

June 16, 2020
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Lakewood - Auditorium
Library Branch: Lakewood Branch
Room: Lakewood - Auditorium
Age Group: School Age (ages 6-11)
Program Type: Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
Event Details:
Build a zip line for brave animal riders and race them across the room. Measure the distance and time of their rides to see how fast they can go! Recommended for ages 5 and up. Sponsored by the Friends of the Dallas Public Library ...
This event is in the "Family" group.

DPL at Home: Yappy Hour (Online)

June 16, 2020
5:00pm - 6:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Community Events
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Civic Engagement
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 24
Event Details:
This program is available online only.  Introduce your furry coworkers for this fun interactive online "Yappy Hour"! Get to know some new fur-parents without the hassle of a dog park (cats welcome) and from the comfort and distance of your ho...
This event is in the "Family" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Community Events
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
This program is online only! Registration required. Do you get warts from touching frogs or toads, can a snake literally smell with its tongue, does the female tarantula always eat its mate. Let's separate fact from fiction and have some fun at th...