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This event is in the "School Age (ages 6-11)" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.
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Library Branch: Online Programs
Age Group: School Age (ages 6-11), Teen
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature, Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Explore the Wonders of Mexico! From African-creole beats and Mariachi music to Spanish-influenced dances and folk fusion pieces that tell a Mexican-style story through dance, this delightful production highlights the various regions of Mexico. Joi...
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: 76
Event Details:
A long time ago in a faraway world, two brave villagers go on a daring journey to release the dragons and save the kingdom from the Evil Ice Sorceress. When things don’t go as planned, however, they might need to look to themselves (and to science!) ...
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:
A sweet, handsome, charming, young prince longs for his true love. Yet, his mother thinks no one is right. Sometimes it takes looking within to find true beauty. Join Sandy Shrout as she twists the classic Fairy Tale, The Princess and the Pea! Thi...
This event is in the "School Age (ages 6-11)" group.

SMART Summer: Teatro Dallas

10:30am - 11:30am
Registration
Library Branch: Online Programs
Age Group: School Age (ages 6-11)
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature, Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Explore the power of intuition and imagination with Bongo Talks by Teatro Dallas! Activate your senses, emotions and imagination with music, clowning techniques, marionettes, magical characters and even some history. This program will be virtual o...
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: 23
Event Details:
Learn all about the objects in our night sky. We discuss stargazing tips and resources that can help you have a family star party in your own backyard! This program is available online only. Registration is required. Details on how to participate ...
This event is in the "Family" group.

SMART Summer: Dallas Zoo

10:30am - 11:30am
Registration
Library Branch: Online Programs
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Get up close and personal in a whole new way with animals from the Dallas Zoo! Zookeepers will introduce the lives and habits of ambassador animals right from the zoo into your home. This program is available online only. Registration is required....
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:
Get ready to be amazed with Marty the Magician! Enjoy a magical experience for the whole family! This program is online only! Registration is required for interaction. Details on how to participate will be emailed the day of the program. The email...
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:
Mexican Mitote in the Aztec language, Nahuatl, means “Aztec Party” is an interactive presentation that offers tribal dancing, drumming and a brief look at the MexihcaNahuatl philosophy.The audience will also learn a brief history of the dance regalia...
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:
See and learn about different birds of prey with the Blackland Prairie Raptor Center.  Day and night the raptors are on patrol.  Their mission: in search of a meal.  How do they do it?  Discover their unique adaptations to hunt in...
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:
Sing, dance and learn some essential Social and Emotional Learning skills!  Original songs and classic favorites will get the whole family singing along! This program is online only! Registration is required for interaction. Details on how to...
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:
Enjoy a dance performance from the Indian Cultural Heritage Foundation and the Arathi School of Dance! This program is online only! Registration required for interaction. Details on how to participate will be emailed the day of the program. T...
This event is in the "Family" group.

SMART Summer: Critterman

10:30am - 11:30am
Registration
Library Branch: Online Programs
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
From exotic lands to those that lurk in your own backyard, every animal deserves your respect even if they make you squirm. Through the power of technology, Critterman brings you closer to the creepy crawlies than you've ever dared before! This pr...
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 "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 "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 "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 "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 "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.
This event is in the "Teen" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Movie Monday

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Prairie Creek - Auditorium
Library Branch: Prairie Creek Branch
Room: Prairie Creek - Auditorium
Age Group: Family, Infant & Toddler, Preschool, School Age (ages 6-11), Teen, Adult, Seniors
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature, Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
Event Details:
Come and join us as we watch a kid friendly movie every Monday! ...
This event is in the "Infant & Toddler" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
Library Branch: Community Events
Age Group: Infant & Toddler, Preschool
Program Type: Arts, Culture, & Literature, Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
Event Details:
Preschool Story time at the Kaleidoscope Child Development Centre.  ...
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 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 "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 "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 "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 "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.

Homework Help

3:00pm - 4:30pm
Arcadia Park - In Library
Library Branch: Arcadia Park Branch
Room: Arcadia Park - In Library
Age Group: School Age (ages 6-11)
Program Type: Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
Event Details:
Come visit us after school for activities and help completing homework, and school assignments, using public computers, finding books, and resources for school. This is a free program. Call the branch for additional details. ...
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "School Age (ages 6-11)" group.

LEGO Challenge

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Preston Royal - Auditorium
Library Branch: Preston Royal Branch
Room: Preston Royal - Auditorium
Age Group: Preschool, School Age (ages 6-11)
Program Type: Out-of-School Time/Summer Reading
Event Details:
Test your creativity with LEGOs! Work by yourself or in small groups and make the best themed Lego creation! Recommended ages: 4-14 years old. ...