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Family Hour

5:30pm - 6:30pm
Dallas West - Children's Area
Library Branch: Dallas West Branch
Room: Dallas West - Children's Area
Age Group: Family, Infant & Toddler, Preschool, School Age (ages 6-11)
Program Type: Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
Event Details:
Come spend some time at the library as a family. Enjoy a story, songs, and craft activities. This program is open to families with children of all ages.   ...
This event is in the "School Age (ages 6-11)" group.

Maker Camp: Tower of Hanoi

5:30pm - 7:00pm
Park Forest - Auditorium
Library Branch: Park Forest Branch
Room: Park Forest - Auditorium
Age Group: School Age (ages 6-11)
Program Type: Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
Event Details:
The Tower of Hanoi is inspired by a legend where priests in an ancient Eastern temple were moving a stack of 64 discs.  Legend said that when the last move was made, the world would end. Fortunately for us, with the limitations on how they ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Astrophotography Special Interest Group - APSIG

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Timberglen - Auditorium
Library Branch: Timberglen Branch
Room: Timberglen - Auditorium
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature, Civic Engagement, Technology
Event Details:
APSIG (Astrophotography Special Interest Group) is sponsored by the Texas Astronomical Society of Dallas and meets the first Tuesday of every month, led by Frank Castanho. ...
This event is in the "Family" group.
This event is in the "Infant & Toddler" group.

Baby Basics

10:15am - 10:45am
Timberglen - Auditorium
Library Branch: Timberglen Branch
Room: Timberglen - Auditorium
Age Group: Family, Infant & Toddler
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature, Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
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.
This event is in the "Infant & Toddler" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Hora de Cuentos

10:30am - 11:30am
White Rock Hills - Auditorium
Library Branch: White Rock Hills Branch
Room: White Rock Hills - Auditorium
Age Group: Family, 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 Stories, songs and rhymes in Spanish to get ready to read! Suggested ages: 6 years old and under ...
This event is in the "School Age (ages 6-11)" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Online Programs
Age Group: School Age (ages 6-11)
Program Type: Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Join us for exciting science exploration with the Perot Tech Truck! This program is available online only. Registration is required. Details on how to participate will be emailed. Emails may go to your spam folder. Missed registration? Watch th...
This event is in the "School Age (ages 6-11)" group.

Balloon Animals

11:00am - 12:00pm
North Oak Cliff - Auditorium
Library Branch: North Oak Cliff Branch
Room: North Oak Cliff - Auditorium
Age Group: School Age (ages 6-11)
Program Type: Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
This event is in the "Infant & Toddler" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Preschool Storytime!

11:00am - 12:00pm
Forest Green - Children's Area
Library Branch: Forest Green Branch
Room: Forest Green - Children's Area
Age Group: Infant & Toddler, Preschool
Program Type: Early Literacy
Event Details:
Get ready to read with stories, songs, and lots of fun! Suggested ages: 3-6 years old. ...
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: Skyline Branch
Room: Skyline - Classroom
Age Group: Infant & Toddler, Preschool, School Age (ages 6-11), Teen
Program Type: Civic Engagement
Event Details:
Enjoy a free, nutritious meal provided by Equal Heart. Open to ages 0-18. Meals are made possible through the Texas Department of Agriculture’s Summer Food Service Program. Disfruta de un nutriente, gratuito almuerzo de Equal Heart. Abierto para e...
This event is in the "Infant & Toddler" group.

Sing & Sign

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) for words and ideas important to babies and tots.  ...
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 Lunch for Kids/Almuerzo de Verano para niños

12:30pm - 1:30pm
North Oak Cliff - Auditorium
Library Branch: North Oak Cliff Branch
Room: North Oak Cliff - Auditorium
Age Group: Infant & Toddler, Preschool, School Age (ages 6-11), Teen
Program Type: Civic Engagement
Event Details:
Enjoy a free, nutritious meal provided by Equal Heart. Open to ages 0-18. Meals are made possible through the Texas Department of Agriculture’s Summer Food Service Program. Disfruta de un nutriente, gratuito almuerzo de Equal Heart. Abierto para e...
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: 0
Event Details:
This program will be online only. Interested in learning to play the violin? Join Bill Smith online Wednesdays at 1pm. The program will teach students the basics of playing the violin and reading music. No previous experience is needed to join, bu...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Knitting and Crochet

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...
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 Snack for Kids/Merienda de Verano para niños

3:30pm - 4:00pm
North Oak Cliff - Auditorium
Library Branch: North Oak Cliff Branch
Room: North Oak Cliff - Auditorium
Age Group: Infant & Toddler, Preschool, School Age (ages 6-11), Teen
Program Type: Civic Engagement
Event Details:
Enjoy a free, nutritious meal provided by Equal Heart. Open to ages 0-18. Meals are made possible through the Texas Department of Agriculture’s Summer Food Service Program. Disfruta de una nutriente, gratuita merienda de Equal Heart. Abierto ...
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Crochet for a Cause

4:00pm - 5:30pm
North Oak Cliff - Conference Room
Library Branch: North Oak Cliff Branch
Room: North Oak Cliff - Conference Room
Age Group: Seniors
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature, Civic Engagement
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  -...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

English Conversation Class

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Prairie Creek - Classroom 2
Library Branch: Prairie Creek Branch
Room: Prairie Creek - Classroom 2
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: English Language Learning
Event Details:
Classes are free. Start today. All are welcome! Clases son gratis. Comience en cualquier momento. ¡Todos son bienvenidos! ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Great Books Book Club

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Park Forest - Auditorium
Library Branch: Park Forest Branch
Room: Park Forest - Auditorium
Age Group: Adult, Seniors
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature
Event Details:
A chance to get together and together and discuss the greatest books in history.  Please read the book or passage before the meeting.  This session's reading is Middlemarch by Eliot. ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

One-On-One Computer Help

10:00am - 11:00am
Polk-Wisdom - Computer Area
Library Branch: Polk-Wisdom Branch
Room: Polk-Wisdom - Computer Area
Age Group: Adult, Seniors
Program Type: Technology
Event Details:
Receive free one-on-one computer help.  Learn computer basics, Internet, email, and much more.  Bring your questions and we will help you solve them.  ...
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:
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 "Infant & Toddler" group.

Toddler 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:
 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.

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 "Adult" group.

Dallasite Yogis

11:00am - 12:00pm
Central Library - Stone Room (7th Floor)
Library Branch: J. Erik Jonsson Central Library
Room: Central Library - Stone Room (7th Floor)
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature
Event Details:
The Dallasite Yogis is a recurring yoga class which, under the instruction of Jarrett Chatman, will give participants the opportunity to learn simple but meaningful meditation tools to improve energy levels, heighten one’s ability to focus, and maint...
This event is in the "Infant & Toddler" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Preschool Storytime

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:
Get ready for kindergarten with books, movement, rhymes and music. Suggested ages:  3 - 6 years old ...
This event is in the "School Age (ages 6-11)" group.

Summer STEAM

11:00am - 12:00pm
North Oak Cliff - Auditorium
Library Branch: North Oak Cliff Branch
Room: North Oak Cliff - Auditorium
Age Group: School Age (ages 6-11)
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.

Summer Lunch for Kids/Almuerzo de Verano para niños

12:30pm - 1:30pm
North Oak Cliff - Auditorium
Library Branch: North Oak Cliff Branch
Room: North Oak Cliff - Auditorium
Age Group: Infant & Toddler, Preschool, School Age (ages 6-11), Teen
Program Type: Civic Engagement
Event Details:
Enjoy a free, nutritious meal provided by Equal Heart. Open to ages 0-18. Meals are made possible through the Texas Department of Agriculture’s Summer Food Service Program. Disfruta de un nutriente, gratuito almuerzo de Equal Heart. Abierto para e...
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)
Registration
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 "Teen" group.

Thursday Teen Time

1:30pm - 2:30pm
North Oak Cliff - Auditorium
Library Branch: North Oak Cliff Branch
Room: North Oak Cliff - Auditorium
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading