Irving Public Library

Posted on: April 18, 2017

Screen-Free Week 2017


Visit a nearby Irving library location to participate in National Screen Free Week, May 1-7. Turn off electronics and turn on life with library programs that support less digital entertainment and more family togetherness. Enjoy the week with board games, book clubs, coloring and crafting, family exercises and more! The series is presented as a challenge by the Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood.


440 S. Nursery Rd., 75060

MONDAY: Super Hero Party
May 1, 2017, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Join us for super hero games, crafts, and prizes, and build with super hero LEGO blocks.

TUESDAY: Messy Art Day
May 2, 2017, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Wear your old clothes and make messy art including finger painting, string painting, construction paper collage and sidewalk chalk art.

WEDNESDAY: Board Games
May 3, 2017, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Do you feel lucky? We're playing classic and modern board games.

THURSDAY: May the Fourth
May 4, 2017, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Dress as your favorite Star Wars character, watch the Star Warp puppet show presented by Le Theatre de Marionette and take home a goody bag.

SATURDAY: Zumba for the Entire Family
May 6, 2017, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Get fit as a family with fun Zumba dance moves, led by Evelyn from D-Fit House.


601 Schulze Dr., 75060

MONDAY: Storywalk & Craft [UPDATED TIME]
May 1, 2017, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Join us as we walk and read a story in nearby Centennial Park, then return for crafts at the library.

WEDNESDAY: Art in the Afternoon
May 3, 2017, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Try your hand at painting with Q-tip cotton swabs.

FRIDAY: Block Party
May 5, 2017, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Calling all LEGO fanatics! Stop by the Block Party and show off your building skills. 


401 Cimarron Trail, 75063

MONDAY: Crafternoon
May 1, 2017, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
See what you can make with a "potluck" of all sorts of craft pieces!

TUESDAY: Color Me Calm for Kids
May 2, 2017, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Spend an hour listening to relaxing music and color yourself into calmness.

WEDNESDAY: Bubbles of Fun
May 3, 2017, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Make bubbles big and small in this POP-ular Screen-Free Week activity!

THURSDAY: May the Fourth
May 4, 2017, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
You won't have to visit a galaxy far, far away to enjoy Star Wars fun - join us for crafts, refreshments and more.

FRIDAY: Outdoor Chalk Art
May 5, 2017, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Create sidewalk masterpieces with chalk!

Questions? Call the Library Event Hotline at (972) 721-4612.

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