Upcoming Events

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Paws Reading Tutors

August 24, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
North Oak Cliff - Children's Area
Library Branch: North Oak Cliff Branch
Room: North Oak Cliff - Children's Area
Age Group: School Age (ages 6-11)
Program Type: Early Literacy
Event Details:
Bring your favorite book or pick one from the library and read to our tail wagging dogs....

Hatching Hope Workshop: Autism and Sleep

August 24, 2019
11:00am - 12:30pm
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: Civic Engagement
Event Details:
Chronic sleep problems such as not being able to fall or stay asleep are pervasive in children with autism.  As a result, children with Autism Spectrum Disorder are sleeping far less than the recommended time needed to restore and rejuvenate the...

Beginners Bard

August 24, 2019
11:00am - 1:00pm
Central Library - Shirley Philipson Pollock Performance Space (4th Floor)
Registration
Library Branch: J. Erik Jonsson Central Library
Room: Central Library - Shirley Philipson Pollock Performance Space (4th Floor)
Age Group: Teen, Adult
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:
Every Tuesday from 7pm to 8pm starting August 7, 2018 to August 24.  This theatre camp is intended for Teens and adults. Find the hidden thespian or poet within and learn the basics of Shakespeare with Bare Bones Shakespeare at the Dall...

Family Movie Matinee/Cine Familiar - Bernie the Dolphin

August 24, 2019
11:00am - 2:00pm
Central Library - Kahn Pavilion (2nd Floor)
Library Branch: J. Erik Jonsson Central Library
Room: Central Library - Kahn Pavilion (2nd Floor)
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
Event Details:
Enjoy a children's movie with your family. Diviértete con películas para niños en un ambiente familiar. ...

Crafts @ the Creek: Marshmallow Towers!

August 24, 2019
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Prairie Creek - Classroom 2
Library Branch: Prairie Creek Branch
Room: Prairie Creek - Classroom 2
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature
Event Details:
Have you ever wondered what it takes to become an engineer? In this program, students are invited to learn more about gravity, engineering, and architecture in a fun, hands-on way. *Recommended for ages 7 and up. ...

English Chats

August 24, 2019
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Arcadia Park - In Library
Library Branch: Arcadia Park Branch
Room: Arcadia Park - In Library
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Economic/Workforce Development, English Language Learning
Event Details:
This group is for adults who want to practice and improve their English conversational skills, by having talks with an experienced English speaker. The group is led by one of our wonderful volunteers, Bill Gresham, which makes for a more relaxed...

Family Storytime

August 24, 2019
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Paul Lawrence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest - In Library
Library Branch: Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest Branch
Room: Paul Lawrence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest - In Library
Age Group: Infant & Toddler, Preschool
Program Type: Early Literacy
Event Details:
For children and parents, listen to stories, sing songs and practice literacy skills together.Suggested ages: 6 years old and under....

Silver Pride Project Presents a Day at the Movies

August 24, 2019
12:00pm - 4:00pm
Grauwyler Park - Florence Jeanette Coe Meeting Room A & B
Library Branch: Grauwyler Park Branch
Room: Grauwyler Park - Florence Jeanette Coe Meeting Room A & B
Age Group: Adult, Seniors
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature, Civic Engagement
Event Details:
The Silver Pride Project welcomes you to an afternoon with an LGBTQ classic movie. Lunch provided! Free!  The Silver Pride Project is a group that supports and addresses the specific needs of LGBT seniors. ...

Puzzle Room 5

August 24, 2019
12:00pm - 5:00pm
Highland Hills - Auditorium
Library Branch: Highland Hills Branch
Room: Highland Hills - Auditorium
Age Group: Family, Teen, Adult
Program Type: Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
Event Details:
3rd and final event in our Escape Room Summer Series ...

Toastmasters

August 24, 2019
12:15pm - 2:00pm
Renner-Frankford - Auditorium
Library Branch: Renner Frankford Branch
Room: Renner-Frankford - Auditorium
Age Group: Adult, Seniors
Program Type: Economic/Workforce Development
Event Details:
Is the fear of public speaking keeping you from discovering your full potential?  Let Toastmasters Help! The Storytellers Toastmasters Club meets every 2nd and 4th Saturday of the month from 12:15 - 2:00pm.  Discover what Toastmasters...

Paws Reading Tutors

August 24, 2019
12:30pm - 1:30pm
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), Teen
Program Type: Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
Event Details:
Children of all ages are invited to join us one Saturday a month to sit down and read to one of the dogs. The main objective of this program is to provide a relaxed and “dog-friendly” atmosphere, which allows children to practice the skill ...

English Conversation Circle

August 24, 2019
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Arcadia Park - Story Wall
Library Branch: Arcadia Park Branch
Room: Arcadia Park - Story Wall
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Economic/Workforce Development
Event Details:
This is an informal conversation group discussing themed topics in basic English. The program is for adults that need more practice speaking the language but are uncomfortable doing so in a formal class setting. ...

Teen Yoga

August 24, 2019
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Mountain Creek - Auditorium
Registration
Library Branch: Mountain Creek Branch
Room: Mountain Creek - Auditorium
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Details:
Come and Join Mountain Creek in a free TEENS Only beginners yoga class where you will learn basic poses and meditation techniques to help get you through the new school year. Ages 13-18 welcomed. Must register before attending class. This yoga sessio...

Cutting the Cord: A Beginner's Guide

August 24, 2019
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Skyline - Auditorium
Registration
Library Branch: Skyline Branch
Room: Skyline - Auditorium
Age Group: Adult, Seniors
Program Type: Featured
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:
Wondering if you can really save money by ditching the cable and becoming a cord cutter? The truth is cord cutting is likely cheaper than you thought it would be.  During our beginner's guide to cutting the cord, we will break down everyth...

Fretz Park Knitting Group

August 24, 2019
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Fretz Park - Classroom 1
Library Branch: Fretz Park Branch
Room: Fretz Park - Classroom 1
Age Group: Adult, Seniors
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature
Event Details:
Whether you're an experienced knitter, a novice, or wish to learn, join us on Saturday afternoons from 1 to 3 for our knitting group! Please bring your own supplies. ...

Painting for Adults

August 24, 2019
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Park Forest - Auditorium
Registration
Library Branch: Park Forest Branch
Room: Park Forest - Auditorium
Age Group: Adult, Seniors
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:
Join us for a painting class where we will learn the basics of acrylic painting. All levels of painters are welcome. Registration required. Limited to 15 painters. Please register online or in-person. Program provided by your Park Forest L...

Pegasus Squares, a Modern Western Square Dance Club Open House

August 24, 2019
1:30pm - 4:00pm
Oak Lawn - Auditorium
Library Branch: Oak Lawn Branch
Room: Oak Lawn - Auditorium
Purpose of Meeting
Pegasus Squares, a Modern Western Square Dance Club, and not-for-profit organization No partners are required Dress is casual Everyone is welcome without regard to race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. E...

Brush Up! Adult Painting Group

August 24, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
North Oak Cliff - Auditorium
Library Branch: North Oak Cliff Branch
Room: North Oak Cliff - Auditorium
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature
Event Details:
Join the library staff and express yourself through painting with the help of our Artist in Residence. We will have the supplies, you bring the creativity. For adults 18+...

Craft/SMART Saturday

August 24, 2019
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...

Crochet for a Cause

August 24, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Mountain Creek - Study Room
Library Branch: Mountain Creek Branch
Room: Mountain Creek - Study Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature
Event Details:
     Crochet for a Cause at Mountain Creek Branch Library every Saturday from 2 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.      Want to learn how to crochet? Already know how to crochet and want to hang out with other yarn enthusiasts? Al...

Toastmasters

August 24, 2019
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/   ...

Family Movie Time

August 24, 2019
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....

The Pride of William Sidney Pittman

August 24, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Central Library - Stone Room (7th Floor)
Library Branch: J. Erik Jonsson Central Library
Room: Central Library - Stone Room (7th Floor)
Age Group: Family, School Age (ages 6-11), Teen, Adult, Seniors
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature, Civic Engagement, Exhibit, Featured, Outreach
Event Details:
Join the Dallas History & Archives Division at the Central Public Library for an exhibit talk, hosted by Donald Payton, Genealogist, and discuss Pittman's legacy and biography in Dallas. Then, a discussion about Pittman's architecture. ...

Bilingual Computer Basics

August 24, 2019
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Arcadia Park - In Library
Library Branch: Arcadia Park Branch
Room: Arcadia Park - In Library
Age Group: Adult, Seniors
Program Type: Economic/Workforce Development, Technology
Event Details:
This is a bilingual computer classes that introduces adults to basics such as: how to use a mouse, typing, Microsoft Word, and basic internet searches. The class is one hour long and all supplies will be provided. Please call the branch for additiona...

Cutting the Cord: A Beginner's Guide to Ditching Cable

August 24, 2019
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Pleasant Grove - Black Box Theater
Library Branch: Pleasant Grove Branch
Room: Pleasant Grove - Black Box Theater
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Technology
Event Details:
Wondering if you can really ditch cable and become a cord cutter? The truth is cord cutting is likely cheaper than you thought it would be! During this class, we will break down everything you need to know to get started. ...