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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: 29
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.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Workforce Solutions

1:00pm - 4:00pm
Timberglen - Exhibit Space
Library Branch: Timberglen Branch
Room: Timberglen - Exhibit Space
Age Group: Adult, Seniors
Program Type: Economic/Workforce Development
Event Details:
Workforce Solutions of Greater Dallas provides one-on-one job seeking assistance at the Timberglen Branch Library every week. Services include resume writing, job coaching, job matching, and interview training. Register here to attend or ju...
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
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: 18
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 "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 "School Age (ages 6-11)" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Chess +

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Preston Royal - Auditorium
Library Branch: Preston Royal Branch
Room: Preston Royal - Auditorium
Age Group: School Age (ages 6-11), Teen, Adult
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature, Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
Event Details:
Play a game of Chess or Backgammon. Don't know how yet? We'll show you. All ages and skill levels welcome! ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Weekly Meditation

6:00pm - 7:00pm
North Oak Cliff - Conference Room
Library Branch: North Oak Cliff Branch
Room: North Oak Cliff - Conference Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature
Event Details:
Find peace within... Join members of DFW Meditation for free guided meditation once a week at the North Oak Cliff Library. Beginners always welcome. ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Online Programs
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
The White Rock Hills Book Club meets monthly on the second Thursday of the month.    This month's book is Talking to Strangers by, Malcolm Gladwell.  Malcolm Gladwell, host of the podcast Revisionist History and author of...
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:
Join storyteller, Dorayne Breedlove, as she travels around the world from Africa, Australia and North America. Children will be transported through an imaginative journey with songs and music from the djembe drum, didgeridoo, and Native American flut...
This event is in the "Infant & Toddler" group.

Toddler Storytime

10:30am - 11:30am
North Oak Cliff - Auditorium
Library Branch: North Oak Cliff Branch
Room: North Oak Cliff - 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.

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 "Adult" group.

English Conversation

11:00am - 12:00pm
Kleberg-Rylie - Auditorium
Library Branch: Kleberg-Rylie Branch
Room: Kleberg-Rylie - Auditorium
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: English Language Learning
Event Details:
Conversational English.  Have fun while practicing to speak English. ...
This event is in the "Family" group.
This event is in the "Infant & Toddler" group.

Toddler Storytime

11:00am - 12:00pm
Fretz Park - Black Box Theater
Library Branch: Fretz Park Branch
Room: Fretz Park - Black Box Theater
Age Group: Family, 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.

1-on-1 Computer Basics

11:00am - 1:00pm
Timberglen - In Library
Library Branch: Timberglen Branch
Room: Timberglen - In Library
Age Group: Adult, Seniors
Program Type: Economic/Workforce Development, Technology
Event Details:
Do you need help with basic computer skills or your mobile device?  Call or stop in to make an appointment with the reference desk for one 30 minute 1-on-1 session with a librarian. You can choose 1 session from these times: 11:00AM to ...
This event is in the "Family" group.

Paws Reading Tutors

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Oak Lawn - Children's Area
Library Branch: Oak Lawn Branch
Room: Oak Lawn - Children's Area
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Early Literacy, Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
Event Details:
Children of all ages are invited to join us one Friday 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 of...
This event is in the "Family" group.
This event is in the "School Age (ages 6-11)" group.

The Perot Museum: Dig Those Dinos

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Oak Lawn - Auditorium
Registration
Library Branch: Oak Lawn Branch
Room: Oak Lawn - Auditorium
Age Group: Family, School Age (ages 6-11)
Program Type: Exhibit, Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 40
Event Details:
Piece together puzzling prehistoric clues, discover fossils from far and wide, and follow dinosaur tracks where they may lead in this interactive, station-based program that immerses kids in an ancient world of wonder.  Due to ...
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 "Adult" group.

Beginning Computer Class

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Central Library - Triangle Area (1st Floor)
Library Branch: J. Erik Jonsson Central Library
Room: Central Library - Triangle Area (1st Floor)
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Economic/Workforce Development, Featured
Event Details:
Basic beginning computer class helping those who want to know more about using a computer.  ...
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Preston Royal Purls

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Preston Royal - Auditorium
Library Branch: Preston Royal Branch
Room: Preston Royal - Auditorium
Age Group: Seniors
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature
Event Details:
Knitting and other needle crafts. Come knit with us, or come to learn. Needles and yarn provided for beginners.  ...
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 "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 "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: 35
Event Details:
This program is available online only. Karlie Lucas-author of multiple books discusses the world of self-publishing and all it entails. The idea of self-publishing is often daunting and most people don't know where to start. Come learn the ba...
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 "Infant & Toddler" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Dallas Playdate

11:00am - 1:00pm
Lochwood - Black Box Theater
Library Branch: Lochwood Branch
Room: Lochwood - Black Box Theater
Age Group: Infant & Toddler, Preschool
Program Type: Early Literacy
Event Details:
Bring your 0 to 5-year-old to read, write, talk, sing and play! Learn the building blocks of early literacy and pre-reading skills through hands-on activities. Find out how to incorporate these practices into your daily life to get your child ready t...
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. ...