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This event is in the "School Age (ages 6-11)" group.
Library Branch: North Oak Cliff Branch
Age Group: School Age (ages 6-11)
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature
Event Details:
Oak Cliff students in grades K-12 are invited to submit one piece of two-dimensional artwork on the theme of Day of the Dead.  Artwork may be in any 2-D (flat) format the artist chooses (pencil, crayon, acrylic paint, etc.) and will be judg...
This event is in the "Family" group.
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 "Adult" group.

Hispanic Heritage Month

All Day9/14 - 10/19
Library Branch: Community Events
Age Group: Family, Infant & Toddler, Preschool, School Age (ages 6-11), Adult
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature, Featured
Event Details:
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage at Dallas Public Library! Dia de los Muertos Art Contest (Sponsored by the Friends of the North Oak Cliff Library) September 12 – October 19 North Oak Cliff Branch Art with Friends featuring Frida Kahlo&nbs...
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.
This event is in the "Adult" group.
Library Branch: Community Events
Age Group: Preschool, School Age (ages 6-11), Teen, Adult
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature, Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
Event Details:
Looking for something spooky to do this month? Check out the haunted happenings at Dallas Public Library. Halloween Slime Friday, October 4, 4:00-5:30 p.m. Highland Hills Branch Boo-gi-uh! Saturday, October 5, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Pa...
This event is in the "Teen" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.
Library Branch: Community Events
Age Group: Teen, Adult
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature
Event Details:
Join the community read of Into the Beautiful North, by Luis Alberto Urrea, a story about a besieged Mexican village without any men and a group of young women who go to the United States looking for defenders, learning truths about themsel...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

StoryCorps Mobile Stop

All Day10/15 - 11/13
North Oak Cliff - Parking Lot
Library Branch: North Oak Cliff Branch
Room: North Oak Cliff - Parking Lot
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature
Event Details:
StoryCorps is bringing its mobile recording trailer to Dallas Public Library. StoryCorps gives people of all backgrounds, typically two at a time, the opportunity to record meaningful conversations and archives the recordings at the Library of Con...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
Library Branch: Community Events
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Economic/Workforce Development
Event Details:
Work with neighbors, family or friends to pack backpacks with winter supplies for our homeless neighbors to help them stay warm. See the attached documents for a list of items to be collected. For more information visit our Homeless Engagement and Le...
This event is in the "Infant & Toddler" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Juega Conmigo!

October 17, 2019
10:00am - 4:00pm
Prairie Creek - Auditorium
Library Branch: Prairie Creek Branch
Room: Prairie Creek - Auditorium
Age Group: Infant & Toddler, Preschool
Program Type: Economic/Workforce Development
Event Details:
The Center for Children and Families at the University of Texas at Dallas invites parents with children ages 0-3 to participate in the Juega Conmigo(Play with Me) program. This is a free, 12 week program that seeks to promote positive parent-chi...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

GED Orientation

October 17, 2019
12:00pm - 4:00pm
Hampton-Illinois - Classroom A & B
Library Branch: Hampton-Illinois Branch
Room: Hampton-Illinois - Classroom A & B
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: GED
Event Details:
Orientations offered every Tuesday and Thursdays at 12p-4p - enroll and test onsite ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Trying by Joanna McClelland Glass

October 17, 2019
1:30pm - 4:00pm
Lochwood - Black Box Theater
Library Branch: Lochwood Branch
Room: Lochwood - Black Box Theater
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature
Event Details:
"Trying" is based on the true story of the author's experience during 1967-1968 when she worked for Judge Francis Biddle. The Judge had been Attorney General under Franklin Roosevelt and, after the war, he was named Chief Judge of the American Milita...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

English Class

October 17, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Park Forest - Auditorium
Library Branch: Park Forest Branch
Room: Park Forest - Auditorium
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: English Language Learning
Event Details:
A focused class on specific tops such as work, school, and finances.  Una clase enfocada en temas específicos como trabajo, escuela y finanzas. ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Mah Jongg

October 17, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Renner-Frankford - Auditorium
Library Branch: Renner Frankford Branch
Room: Renner-Frankford - Auditorium
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature
Event Details:
Mah Jongg players unite!   Have fun playing and make some new friends along the way.  ...
This event is in the "Family" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Office of Congressman Marc Veasey Information Table

October 17, 2019
2:45pm - 4:15pm
Dallas West - Lobby
Library Branch: Dallas West Branch
Room: Dallas West - Lobby
Age Group: Family, Teen, Adult, Seniors
Program Type: Civic Engagement
Event Details:
The Office of Congressman Marc Veasey will provide information on its office & services as well as promote events their office is hosting such as Immigration Town Halls, Job Fairs, Grant Writing Workshops, and any other community events taking pl...
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.

After School Snack

October 17, 2019
3:00pm - 3:30pm
Hampton-Illinois - Black Box Theater
Library Branch: Hampton-Illinois Branch
Room: Hampton-Illinois - Black Box Theater
Age Group: Infant & Toddler, Preschool, School Age (ages 6-11), Teen
Program Type: Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
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.

Afterschool Supersnack/Recarga tus Energias con Nutricion

October 17, 2019
3:15pm - 4:00pm
Arcadia Park - Exhibit Space
Library Branch: Arcadia Park Branch
Room: Arcadia Park - Exhibit Space
Age Group: Infant & Toddler, Preschool, School Age (ages 6-11), Teen
Program Type: Civic Engagement
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.

Afterschool Supersnack/Recarga tus Energías con Nutrición

October 17, 2019
3:30pm - 4:15pm
Prairie Creek - Classroom 2
Library Branch: Prairie Creek Branch
Room: Prairie Creek - Classroom 2
Age Group: Infant & Toddler, Preschool, School Age (ages 6-11), Teen
Program Type: Civic Engagement
Event Details:
Refuel afterschool with a free, nutritious meal provided by Equal Heart. Open to ages 0-18. Meals are made possible through the Texas Department of Agriculture’s Child and Adult Care Food Program. Acercate despues de la escuela para una nutriciona...

Afterschool Supersnack/Recarga tus Energías con Nutrición

October 17, 2019
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest - Bishop Larry Mcgriff Auditorium
Library Branch: Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest Branch
Room: Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest - Bishop Larry Mcgriff Auditorium
Purpose of Meeting
Refuel afterschool with a free, nutritious meal provided by Equal Heart. Open to ages 0-18. Meals are made possible through the Texas Department of Agriculture’s Child and Adult Care Food Program. Acercate despues de la escuela para una nutriciona...
This event is in the "School Age (ages 6-11)" group.

Crafty Days at Arcadia Park

October 17, 2019
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Arcadia Park - Story Children's Area
Library Branch: Arcadia Park Branch
Room: Arcadia Park - Story Children's Area
Age Group: School Age (ages 6-11)
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature, Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
Event Details:
Elementary aged children are invited to participate in different arts and crafts activities. ...
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.

Afterschool Supersnacks

October 17, 2019
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Timberglen - Auditorium
Library Branch: Timberglen Branch
Room: Timberglen - Auditorium
Age Group: Preschool, School Age (ages 6-11), Teen
Program Type: Civic Engagement
Event Details:
Refuel afterschool with a free, nutritious meal provided by Equal Heart. Open to ages 0-18. Meals are made possible through the Texas Department of Agriculture’s Child and Adult Care Food Program. Acercate despues de la escuela para una nutricio...
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.

Afterschool Crafts

October 17, 2019
4:00pm - 4:30pm
Timberglen - In Library
Library Branch: Timberglen Branch
Room: Timberglen - In Library
Age Group: Preschool, School Age (ages 6-11), Teen
Program Type: Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
Event Details:
Come for the Afterschool meals and stay for the crafts! Crafts and activities for preschoolers to teens in the Auditorium every school day from 4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.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.

Afterschool Supersnack/Recarga tus Energías con Nutrición

October 17, 2019
4:00pm - 4:30pm
White Rock Hills - Auditorium
Library Branch: White Rock Hills Branch
Room: White Rock Hills - Auditorium
Age Group: Infant & Toddler, Preschool, School Age (ages 6-11), Teen
Program Type: Civic Engagement
Event Details:
Refuel afterschool with a free, nutritious meal provided by Equal Heart. Open to ages 0-18. Meals are made possible through the Texas Department of Agriculture’s Child and Adult Care Food Program.   Acercate despues de la escuela para...
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.

AFTERSCHOOL SUPERSNACK/RECARGA TUS ENERGÍAS CON NUTRICIÓN

October 17, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Highland Hills - Classroom B
Library Branch: Highland Hills Branch
Room: Highland Hills - Classroom B
Age Group: Infant & Toddler, Preschool, School Age (ages 6-11), Teen
Program Type: Civic Engagement
Event Details:
Refuel afterschool with a free, nutritious meal provided by Equal Heart. Open to ages 0-18. Meals are made possible through the Texas Department of Agriculture’s Child and Adult Care Food Program. Acercate despues de la escuela para una nutriciona...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Converse English

October 17, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
North Oak Cliff - Conference Room
Library Branch: North Oak Cliff Branch
Room: North Oak Cliff - Conference Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Civic Engagement, Economic/Workforce Development
Event Details:
Speaking is the hardest part of learning a new language, so practice somewhere supportive and safe. Chat with a bilingual librarian in a relaxed conversational setting, either one-on-one or with a small group. New people are always welcome....
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "School Age (ages 6-11)" group.

LEGO Challenge

October 17, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Preston Royal - Auditorium
Library Branch: Preston Royal Branch
Room: Preston Royal - Auditorium
Age Group: Preschool, School Age (ages 6-11)
Program Type: Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
Event Details:
Test your creativity with LEGOs! Work by yourself or in small groups and make the best themed Lego creation! Recommended ages: 4-14 years old. ...
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.

Music Classes with Mr. Smith

October 17, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Central Library - Shirley Philipson Pollock Performance Space (4th Floor)
Library Branch: J. Erik Jonsson Central Library
Room: Central Library - Shirley Philipson Pollock Performance Space (4th Floor)
Age Group: School Age (ages 6-11), Teen, Adult
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature, Outreach
Event Details:
Interested in learning how to read and play music? Join Mr. Bill Smith on the fourth floor of the Central Library on Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 2:00 PM. The program will teach beginners how to read music, to understand chord and melodic theory,&...
This event is in the "School Age (ages 6-11)" group.

After School at Pleasant Grove

October 17, 2019
4:30pm - 5:30pm
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:
Kids are invited to join us after school for fun activities which can include crafts, games, or creative play.  ...
This event is in the "School Age (ages 6-11)" group.

After School Game Day

October 17, 2019
4:30pm - 5:30pm
White Rock Hills - Auditorium
Library Branch: White Rock Hills Branch
Room: White Rock Hills - Auditorium
Age Group: School Age (ages 6-11)
Program Type: Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
This event is in the "School Age (ages 6-11)" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.

Afterschool on the Hill

October 17, 2019
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Highland Hills - Classroom B
Library Branch: Highland Hills Branch
Room: Highland Hills - Classroom B
Age Group: School Age (ages 6-11), Teen
Program Type: Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
Event Details:
Play a game, make some art, or something else fun after school! All are welcome and materials will be provided. ...