Calendar of Events

Date Event Description Start Time End Time Location
10/7/2014 Bird Storytime and Craft Preschoolers and their families are invited to this special Big Read storytime on the theme of birds. 11:00am 11:30am East Branch Library
10/7/2014 Christopher Paul Curtis Visit The public is invited to meet Christopher Paul Curtis, author of The Watsons Go to Birmingham, the 2014 Big Read Intermediate selection. 7:00pm 9:00pm Valley Ranch Library
10/7/2014 Hush Little Baby Storytime Join us for this special "Mockingbird" themed story time and puppet show for families. 7:00pm 7:30pm Central Library
10/8/2014 Hush Little Baby Storytime Join us for this special "Mockingbird" themed story time and puppet show for toddlers 18 months to two years old. 10:30am 11:00am Central Library
10/8/2014 I "Heart" YA Book Club discuss To Kill a Mockingbird Among the many questions asked, attendees will discuss why Harper Lee's novel To Kill a Mockingbird is one of the most popular novels read by teens. Refreshments will be provided. 7:00pm 8:00pm Central Library
10/9/2014 Hush Little Baby Storytime Join us for this special bilingual "Mockingbird" themed story time for families. 7:30pm 8:00pm Central Library
10/11/2014 Global Friends Reading Circle discuss To Kill a Mockingbird West Irving Library's monthly book club discusses Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird. 10:30am 12:00pm West Irving Library
10/11/2014 Irving Chautauqua presents: Songs of Sorrow The classically trained singing ensemble New Arts 6 performs The Spirituals, also known as the Song of Sorrows. Refreshments follow. 2:00pm 3:30pm Central Library
10/12/2014 Movie Event - Harper Lee: Hey Boo! Documentary Meet Mary McDonagh Murphy, produce and director of Harper Lee: Hey Boo! documentary via Skype, then a showing of this documentary. 2:00pm 4:00pm Central Library
10/13/2014 Literacy Fair A scholar speaks to students about Harper Lee's novel, To Kill a Mockingbird. 10:00am 2:00pm North Lake College
10/13/2014 Meet the Sneetches Children are invited to a party with the Sneetches, characters from the Dr. Seuss tale about racial tolerance. 4:30pm 5:30pm East Branch Library
10/14/2014 Literacy Fair A scholar speaks to students about Harper Lee's novel, To Kill a Mockingbird. 10:00am 2:00pm North Lake College
10/14/2014 Hush Little Baby Storytime Join us for this special bilingual "Mockingbird" themed story time for families. 4:30pm 5:00pm East Branch Library
10/15/2014 Literacy Fair A scholar speaks to students about Harper Lee's novel, To Kill a Mockingbird. 10:00am 2:00pm North Lake College
10/15/2014 To Kill a Mockingbird Book Discussion and Old Fashioned Southern Dessert Social Families are invited to discuss this year's Big Read selection To Kill a Mockingbird and stay afterward for a special treat with traditional southern desserts. Sponsored by Norma's Cafe. 6:00pm 7:00pm East Branch Library
10/16/2014 Literacy Fair A scholar speaks to students about Harper Lee's novel, To Kill a Mockingbird. 10:00am 2:00pm North Lake College
10/16/2014 Heritage Book Club discuss To Kill a Mockingbird The Heritage Book Club discusses Harper Lee's novel, To Kill a Mockingbird. 7:00pm 8:00pm Heritage Senior Center
10/18/2014 Courtroom Drama Movie Marathon Come watch a day of courtroom dramas at the library. Titles TBD. 10:00am 10:00pm Central Library
10/18/2014 Meet the Sneetches Children are invited to a party with the Sneetches, characters from the Dr. Seuss tale about racial tolerance. 2:30pm 3:30pm West Irving Library
10/18/2014 Kid's Only Book Club discusses The Watson's Go to Birmingham - 1963 Elementary age children are invited to the Kid's Only Book Club to talk about this month's Big Read alternate selection, The Watson's Go to Birmingham - 1963 by Christopher Paul Curtis. In addition to talking about the book, children will have an activity and snacks. 2:30pm 3:30pm Central Library
10/20/2014 Hush Little Baby Storytime Join us for this special "Mockingbird" themed story time for preschool children, ages 3 to 5 years. 7:30pm 8:00pm Central Library
10/21/2014 Hush Little Baby Storytime Join us for this special "Mockingbird" themed story time for preschool age children. 10:30am 11:00am Central Library
10/22/2014 Family Movie - The Watsons Go to Birmingham Families are invited to watch the movie The Watsons Go to Birmingham (2013), based on the novel by Christopher Paul Curtis. 4:30pm 6:30pm East Branch Library
10/22/2014 Based on Reality Book Club discusses The Mockingbird Next Door The Based on Reality book club will discuss The Mockingbird Next Door, the new biography of Harper Lee by Marja Mills. 7:00pm 8:00pm Central Library
10/23/2014 Mockingbirds, Justice and Race: A Conversation A panel discussion of To Kill a Mockingbird, hosted by the Irving Heritage Society. 7:00pm 8:30pm Central Library
10/23/2014 Valley Ranch Reads To Kill a Mockingbird Valley Ranch's adult book club discusses Harper Lee's classic novel, To Kill a Mockingbird 7:00pm 8:00pm Valley Ranch Library
10/24/2014 Hush Little Baby Storytime Join us for this special "Mockingbird" themed story time for families. 11:00am 11:30am West Irving Library
10/26/2014 The "Hey Boo" Haunted House Come dressed in costume and enjoy an early Halloween with candy, games, face painting and the Hey Boo Haunted House. 5:30pm 8:00pm Central Library
10/27/2014 Movie Event - To Kill a Mockingbird Families are invited to the 1962 classic movie To Kill a Mockingbird, starring Gregory Peck, based on the novel by Harper Lee. 4:30pm 6:30pm East Branch Library
10/27/2014 The Mockingbird on Trial The Jack E. Singley 10th Grade legal team perform a mock trial based on the trial in Harper Lee's novel, To Kill a Mockingbird. 7:00pm 9:00pm National Scouting Museum