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This event is in the "Infant & Toddler" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
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Library Branch: Online Programs
Age Group: Infant & Toddler, Preschool
Program Type: Early Literacy
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
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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 is available online only. Registration is required. Details on how to participate will be emailed the day of ...
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.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

DPL at Home Beginning Music Theory

1:00pm - 1:45pm
Central Library - Fine Arts Area (4th Floor)
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Library Branch: J. Erik Jonsson Central Library
Room: Central Library - Fine Arts Area (4th Floor)
Age Group: School Age (ages 6-11), Teen, Adult, Seniors
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 28
Event Details:
The intent of this class is to present the basic elements of music theory beginning with rhythm, notation, scales, and intervals. It is open to those interested in understanding the structure of music on a deeper level. ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
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Library Branch: Online Programs
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Economic/Workforce Development
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
This program is available online only.  Come connect with your fellow job seekers! Dallas Job Club is for you if you are out of work, underemployed, or looking for a new direction. It's a welcoming, informal online meet-up for you to trade&nb...
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.
Registration
Library Branch: J. Erik Jonsson Central Library
Age Group: School Age (ages 6-11), Teen, Adult
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:
This program will be online only.  Interested in learning how to read and play music? Join Mr. Bill Smith online on Thursday at 2:00 pm CST. The program will teach beginners how to read music, to understand chord and melodic theory,...
This event is in the "Family" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Online Programs
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Please join Empowering Through The Arts as Catherine Whiteman, an accomplished actress, singer, storyteller and historian takes you on a journey with her dramatic one-woman show that has thrilled and inspired audiences of all ages. Based on "The N...
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.
Registration
Library Branch: Online Programs
Age Group: School Age (ages 6-11), Teen, Adult
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Details:
This program is available online only. Interested in learning to play the guitar? Join us online every Thursdays at 4pm. Dust that guitar in the corner off and let's play some songs. You'll learn basic chords and strumming patterns,...
This event is in the "Family" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Online Programs
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Enjoy spectacular performances of traditional Latin American dances with Alma y Corazon Tejano Ballet Folklorico! You may even learn some new moves! This program is online only! Registration is required for interaction. Details on how to participa...
This event is in the "Infant & Toddler" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Online Programs
Age Group: Infant & Toddler, Preschool
Program Type: Early Literacy
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Stories for kids 6 and under with summer reading ambassador Clarice Tinsley from Fox4 News. This program is available online only. Registration is required. Details on how to participate will be emailed the day of the program. The email may go to ...
This event is in the "Teen" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Online Programs
Age Group: Teen, Adult
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
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're heading to Forks to br...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Computer Tutor

11:00am - 12:00pm
Park Forest - Computer Area
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 technology problems you are having. Every Tuesday, Thursday, or Saturday by appointment only. ...
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Crafty Saturday

11:00am - 12:00pm
Grauwyler Park - Lobby
Library Branch: Grauwyler Park Branch
Room: Grauwyler Park - Lobby
Age Group: Preschool
Program Type: Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
Event Details:
Come and create a craft with us in the Children's Area.  Los invitamos a la biblioteca los sabados para una actividad.  Para todas las edades. ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Fretz Park Knitting Group

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Fretz Park - Classroom 1
Library Branch: Fretz Park Branch
Room: Fretz Park - Classroom 1
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature
Event Details:
New and experienced knitters are invited to come to Fretz Park to knit, chat, and assist each other with projects on Saturday afternoons. ...
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.
Registration
Library Branch: J. Erik Jonsson Central Library
Age Group: School Age (ages 6-11), Teen, Adult
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Event Details:
This program will be online only.  Interested in learning how to read and play music? Join Mr. Bill Smith online on Saturday at 2:00 pm CST. The program will teach beginners how to read music, to understand chord and melodic theory,...
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.

SMARTcrafts

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Forest Green - Children's Area
Library Branch: Forest Green Branch
Room: Forest Green - Children's Area
Age Group: Family, Infant & Toddler, Preschool, School Age (ages 6-11)
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature, Early Literacy, Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
Event Details:
Come join us Saturday afternoons at 2 pm to explore arts, crafts, and STEM subjects here in the library!  From paper crafts to baking soda volcanos, there's no telling what we might be doing.  Good for all ages ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Toastmasters

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Timberglen - Classroom
Library Branch: Timberglen Branch
Room: Timberglen - Classroom
Age Group: Adult, Seniors
Program Type: Civic Engagement, Economic/Workforce Development
Event Details:
Become the speaker and leader you want to be.  People who communicate effectively get ahead in life.  Are you ready to achieve your full potential? https://1244830.toastmastersclubs.org/   ...
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.

Family Movie Time

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Hampton-Illinois - Children's Area
Library Branch: Hampton-Illinois Branch
Room: Hampton-Illinois - Children's Area
Age Group: Family, Infant & Toddler, Preschool, School Age (ages 6-11)
Program Type: Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
Event Details:
Join us in the children's area to watch a movie. All movies will be G or PG. You are welcome to bring treats to eat during the movie. ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Knitters Anonymous/Tejedoras Anonimas

3:30pm - 5:30pm
Grauwyler Park - Lobby
Library Branch: Grauwyler Park Branch
Room: Grauwyler Park - Lobby
Age Group: Adult, Seniors
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature
Event Details:
Join our knitting group for an afternoon of great fun - members discuss patterns and share ideas. Knit, crochet, needlepoint, or any sort of thread-work is welcome. Unete y aprende a tejer con nuestro grupo de tejedoras anonimas, todos los niveles...
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.
Registration
Library Branch: J. Erik Jonsson Central Library
Age Group: School Age (ages 6-11), Teen, Adult
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Event Details:
This program is available online only. Interested in learning to play the guitar? Join us online every Saturday at 4 pm. Dust that guitar in the corner off and let's play some songs. You'll learn basic chords and strumming patterns,...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

English Conversation Class

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Lakewood - In Library
Library Branch: Lakewood Branch
Room: Lakewood - In Library
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Economic/Workforce Development
This event is in the "School Age (ages 6-11)" group.

Kid's Royal Book Club

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Preston Royal - Auditorium
Library Branch: Preston Royal Branch
Room: Preston Royal - Auditorium
Age Group: School Age (ages 6-11)
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature
Event Details:
Though we may weep with the Little Mermaid or celebrate with the tortoise, we can learn from their trials and triumphs. Join us as we read and explore the enchanting worlds of fables and fairy tales together. Ages 6-11 ...
This event is in the "Teen" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Online Programs
Age Group: Teen, Adult
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
This program is available online only. Join us as we host the Dallas Reading Circle, a book club centering Black voices in literature, in a virtual discussion of the book, "Wow, no thank you" by Samantha Irby.  ...
This event is in the "Infant & Toddler" group.

Baby Basics Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Preston Royal - Auditorium
Library Branch: Preston Royal Branch
Room: Preston Royal - Auditorium
Age Group: Infant & Toddler
Program Type: Early Literacy
Event Details:
For babies and their caregivers, learn simple rhymes, songs and books to stimulate infants. Suggested ages: 0 to 18 months ...
This event is in the "Family" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Online Programs
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature, Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Experience traditional West African dance! This virtual dance class will start with a brief warm up followed by an introduction to the history, ethnic group, and break down of the movements. Live drummers will support the class and par...
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Silver Pride Project - Coffee & Conversation!

10:30am - 1:00pm
Grauwyler Park - Florence Jeanette Coe Meeting Room B
Library Branch: Grauwyler Park Branch
Room: Grauwyler Park - Florence Jeanette Coe Meeting Room B
Age Group: Seniors
Program Type: Civic Engagement
Event Details:
Coffee and conversation with the Silver Pride Project. ...
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Marcus Rec Tech Help Time

11:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Park Forest Branch
Age Group: Seniors
Program Type: Outreach, Technology
Event Details:
Join us at Marcus Recreation Center for a chance to figure out whats going on in your phone, tablet, or laptop.  You have questions and we will try to find the answers.  La clase es bilingue, en espanol y ingles.     ...
This event is in the "Infant & Toddler" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Spanish Storytime (Hora de Cuentos)

11:00am - 12:00pm
Park Forest - Auditorium
Library Branch: Park Forest Branch
Room: Park Forest - Auditorium
Age Group: Infant & Toddler, Preschool
Program Type: Early Literacy
Event Details:
¡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.

Baby Basics Storytime

12:00pm - 1:00pm
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:
For babies and their caregivers, learn simple rhymes, songs, and books to stimulate infants. Suggested ages: 0-18 months ...