Upcoming Events

Registration Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch

Sing & Sign

August 21, 2019
12:30pm - 1:00pm
Bookmarks - In Library
Library Branch: Bookmarks in NorthPark Center
Room: Bookmarks - In Library
Age Group: Infant & Toddler
Program Type: Early Literacy
Event Details:
Learn how to encourage babies to use signs to communicate through songs and play! Participants will learn American Sign Language (ASL) signs for words and ideas that are important to babies and tots.  ...

RALC ESL Fall Registration

August 21, 2019
12:30pm - 2:30pm
Audelia Road - Auditorium
Library Branch: Audelia Road Branch
Room: Audelia Road - Auditorium
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: English Language Learning
Event Details:
Richardson Adult Literacy Center ESL Fall Registration ...

Play American Mahjong!

August 21, 2019
12:30pm - 3:30pm
Lakewood - Auditorium
Library Branch: Lakewood Branch
Room: Lakewood - Auditorium
Age Group: Seniors
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature
Event Details:
Play American-style mahjong at this meetup for players of all skill levels.   ...

Violin Class

August 21, 2019
1:00pm - 1:45pm
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
Event Details:
This is a small group violin lesson which meets weekly and is open to anyone interested. Violins are available to use during lessons. It is important to meet with the instructor individually before joining the group, to gain the basics of violin tech...

MI Yoga! In the Library

August 21, 2019
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Pleasant Grove - Black Box Theater
Library Branch: Pleasant Grove Branch
Room: Pleasant Grove - Black Box Theater
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Featured
Event Details:
FREE classes to teach you ways to breathe and stretch safely. Learn and Practice Perfect Yoga that will help you feel empowered, positive, focused, & calm. Bring your own mat.  Clases GRATUITAS para enseñarte maneras de respirar y estirar...

Texas Workforce Solutions - Lobby

August 21, 2019
1:30pm - 3:30pm
Hampton-Illinois - Lobby
Library Branch: Hampton-Illinois Branch
Room: Hampton-Illinois - Lobby
Age Group: Adult, Seniors
Program Type: Economic/Workforce Development
Event Details:
Texas Workforce Solutions information table in lobby.  Workforce Solutions administers a broad range of programs to address local workforce issues with business-directed objectives, including job training, workplace education, child care and ...

Music Classes with Mr. Smith

August 21, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
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,&...

Aging Mastery Program

August 21, 2019
2:00pm - 3:30pm
White Rock Hills - Classroom A & B
Registration
Library Branch: White Rock Hills Branch
Room: White Rock Hills - Classroom A & B
Age Group: Adult, Seniors
Program Type: Civic Engagement
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Details:
Aging Mastery is a 10 session workshop held twice a week for 5 weeks. Classes are 90 minutes long. There are 10 different topics related to aging: Navigating Longer Lives, Exercise and You, Sleep, Healthy Eating and Hydration, Healthy Relationsh...

Knitting and Crochet

August 21, 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:
Do you knit, crochet, or cross stitch? Join other fiber and yarn enthusiasts for a relaxing time. Bring your latest projects, socialize, and share your techniques with others. All skill levels are welcome! Basic instruction is provided for beginne...

Wellness Wednesday

August 21, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Central Library - Laurie Evans Studio & Salon (3rd Floor)
Library Branch: J. Erik Jonsson Central Library
Room: Central Library - Laurie Evans Studio & Salon (3rd Floor)
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Civic Engagement, Outreach
Event Details:
Join us every Wednesday just for the love of art express your swag through your fingertips while sipping on tea. Have you heard of painting with a twist? Our twist is tea with the   Dallas Public Library. Please join us for Wellness Wednesd...

Supersnack/Recarga Tus Energías con Nutrición

August 21, 2019
3:15pm - 4:00pm
Kleberg-Rylie - In Library
Library Branch: Kleberg-Rylie Branch
Room: Kleberg-Rylie - In Library
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 0-18. Meals are made possible through the Texas Department of Agriculture’s Child and Adult Care Food Program. Recarga tus energías con Nutrición Acercate para una n...

After School Movies for Kids

August 21, 2019
3:15pm - 5:00pm
Kleberg-Rylie - Auditorium
Library Branch: Kleberg-Rylie Branch
Room: Kleberg-Rylie - Auditorium
Age Group: Infant & Toddler, Preschool, School Age (ages 6-11)
Program Type: Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
Event Details:
Kids come to Kleberg Rylie Library afterschool Wednesdays for a fun movie. ...

Storytime Serendipity

August 21, 2019
3:30pm - 4:00pm
Bookmarks - NorthCourt
Library Branch: Bookmarks in NorthPark Center
Room: Bookmarks - NorthCourt
Age Group: Infant & Toddler, Preschool
Program Type: Early Literacy
Event Details:
Sit, scrabble, sing-a-long and waggle. Toddlers will experience tales that awake and excite. Preschoolers will naturally be stimulated by sounds and by sight. Words and pictures, props and sounds – a storytime adventure awaits and happy endings will ...

Afterschool Supersnack/Recarga tus Energías con Nutrición

August 21, 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...

Lego Day

August 21, 2019
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Hampton-Illinois - Classroom A
Library Branch: Hampton-Illinois Branch
Room: Hampton-Illinois - Classroom A
Age Group: Family, Preschool, School Age (ages 6-11), Teen
Program Type: Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
Event Details:
Come explore your creativity by building animals, families, and more out of legos!...

STEM-n-STORIES

August 21, 2019
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Preston Royal - Auditorium
Library Branch: Preston Royal Branch
Room: Preston Royal - Auditorium
Age Group: Preschool, School Age (ages 6-11)
Program Type: Early Literacy, Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
Event Details:
This program offers young children (approximately ages 3-8) an opportunity to explore STEM concepts through hands-on activities. ...

Afterschool Meals

August 21, 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: Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
Event Details:
Free afterschool meals for children up to 18 years old. Meals must be consumed in the room they are served.  ...

Afterschool Supersnack/Recarga tus Energías con Nutrición

August 21, 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...

AFTERSCHOOL SUPERSNACK/RECARGA TUS ENERGÍAS CON NUTRICIÓN

August 21, 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...

S.T.E.A.M.

August 21, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Bachman Lake - Black Box Theater
Library Branch: Bachman Lake Branch
Room: Bachman Lake - Black Box Theater
Age Group: School Age (ages 6-11)
Program Type: Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
Event Details:
Come make, see and do a hands-on activity based on science, technology, engineering, art and math concepts. We provide the materials, you provide the brains! Recommended for elementary-aged children. Venga a hacer un actividad basada en conceptos ...

Crochet for a Cause

August 21, 2019
4:00pm - 5:30pm
North Oak Cliff - Conference Room
Library Branch: North Oak Cliff Branch
Room: North Oak Cliff - Conference Room
Age Group: Adult, Seniors
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature
Event Details:
We are making blankets out of recycled bags (plarn) to give to those in need in our community.Join us on Wednesdays to:-Crochet and meet new friends-Create durable plastic mats for those in need-Donate and recycle your plastic bags -All ages and...

Lakewood Afternoon Chess Club

August 21, 2019
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Lakewood - Auditorium
Library Branch: Lakewood Branch
Room: Lakewood - Auditorium
Age Group: School Age (ages 6-11), Teen
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature
Event Details:
Lakewood Afternoon Chess Club gives kids an opportunity to play friendly games of chess against their peers in a low-stress environment. Students of all levels are welcome to come, as help is given to those who need it. ...

STEAM in Action: Angry Birds Edition

August 21, 2019
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Audelia Road - Auditorium
Library Branch: Audelia Road Branch
Room: Audelia Road - Auditorium
Age Group: Family, School Age (ages 6-11)
Program Type: Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
Event Details:
Get excited about The Angry Birds Movie 2 coming out today and participate in an angry bird-themed activity. Make catapults and sling shots in order to knock green piggies out of their towers. Best for ages 6 and up!...

South Dallas Innovation Hub

August 21, 2019
4:45pm - 5:45pm
Highland Hills - Classroom A
Library Branch: Highland Hills Branch
Room: Highland Hills - Classroom A
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Civic Engagement, Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
Event Details:
Teens gain access to cool, new technologies and work to develop their dreams/career goals.  ...

Microsoft Excel

August 21, 2019
5:00pm - 8:00pm
Central Library - Gates Training Room (L1)
Library Branch: J. Erik Jonsson Central Library
Room: Central Library - Gates Training Room (L1)
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Economic/Workforce Development, Featured, Technology
Event Details:
Join this 8-week hands-on and interactive instructor-led course as we utilize Microsoft Excel to solve real-world business problems. We will explore Microsoft Excel through a series of mini projects/assignments that covers the following functional ar...

Spanish Class for Beginners

August 21, 2019
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Dallas West - Auditorium
Library Branch: Dallas West Branch
Room: Dallas West - Auditorium
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature
Event Details:
Come join us at the Dallas West Branch to learn SPANISH! ...

Toddler Storytime

August 21, 2019
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Hampton-Illinois - Children's Area
Library Branch: Hampton-Illinois Branch
Room: Hampton-Illinois - 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 ...