August 25, 2018
3333 N. MacArthur Boulevard
August 30, 2018
825 W. Irving Boulevard
August 31, 2018
501 E. Las Colinas Blvd.
September 3, 2018
September 4, 2018
4444 W. Rochelle Road
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August 18, 2018, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Friends of Irving Public Library Warehouse
Teachers: Just in time for back to school, get children's books at these unbelievable prices --- paperbacks are .25 each and hardbacks are .50 each. Cash, checks, and credit cards are accepted, and proceeds benefit the Irving Public Library. While you're there, meet and greet library staff, enjoy refreshments from 9 a.m. to noon, and grab this opportunity to sign up for a library card. Can’t make it in the morning? No worries! The sale opens to the public at noon and runs until 5 p.m. The Irving Public Library Summer Reading Challenge is made possible by the Friends of the Library.
August 18, 2018, 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Friends of Irving Public Library Warehouse
Just in time for the new school year, check out an amazing selection of children's books at unbelievable prices--- paperbacks are .25 each and hardbacks are .50 each. Books for adults and teens also available. All members of the general public are invited. Cash, checks, and credit cards are accepted, and proceeds benefit the Irving Public Library.
August 18, 2018, 2:30 PM - 3:15 PM @ West Irving Library
The Carranza Puppet Theater, from Houston, Texas will be visiting the West Library for a special performance of “Aladdin’s Lamp.” Funded in-part with a grant from the Texas Commission of the Arts.
August 23, 2018, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ South Irving Library Program Room
The public is invited to attend a special panel to further the discussion of equal rights for women and the obstacles to equality. Speakers include Elaine Wiant, former President of the League of Women Voters of Texas, Deborah Fleck, Dallas Morning News journalist, and local entrepreneur Billie Hawkins. Presented by the
League of Women Voters of Irving.
August 18, 2018, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ West Irving Library Meeting Room
Explore scientific principles, participate in hands-on activities and have a great time! Children must be able to attend independently. Grades 1-5 only.
August 18, 2018, 2:30 PM - 3:15 PM @ West Irving Library Meeting Room
August 18, 2018, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM @ South Irving Library Discovery Zone
Grades 1-3 discuss a travel-themed book and participate in related activities, including a craft. Free chapter books are given out monthly. Limited to the first 10 children. This month's selection is Geronimo Stilton's Mighty Mount Kilimanjaro.This book club meets on the South Irving Library's 2nd floor in study room "C," next to the Kids' Zone and the Discovery Zone area.
August 18, 2018, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM @ South Irving Library Meeting Room #1
Discuss Sunny Side Up by Jennifer and Matthew Holm at the August Kids Only Book Club. KOBC is for children in grades 4-6 to discuss a book and participate in related activities.
August 22, 2018, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM @ East Branch Library
Get up close with the latest tech when the Perot Museum TECH Truck visits the library. You'll create hands-on science projects and boost your creativity by learning more about science, technology, engineering, art and math (STEAM). For ages 6 and up.
August 23, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM @ South Irving Library Program Room
Parents, caregivers and children ages 1-3 are invited to a five week interactive series with unstructured play and an opportunity to talk with a childcare specialist. The programs promote the role of parent as the child’s first teacher, and weekly topics include literacy and play, language development, nutrition, safety and child development.
August 24, 2018, 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM @ Valley Ranch Library Meeting Room
Children in preschool through Kindergarten (ages 4-6) will be introduced to coding and building concepts using stories, DUPLOs, Codepillars, and Beebots. Participants are challenged to complete simple and engaging activities in this 45-minute program. This program is supported by the Friends of the Irving Public Library, through an award provided by Irving ShareTank.Space is limited to 24 pairs of participants (parent and child) and tickets are required. Please contact Valley Ranch Library for more information.
August 25, 2018, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Valley Ranch Library Meeting Room
"Libraries Rock" and so do these movies! The entire family is invited to watch and pay tribute to famous musical films all summer long.
August 29, 2018, 4:30 PM - 5:00 PM @ East Branch Library Storytime Area
August 30, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM @ South Irving Library Program Room
August 31, 2018, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ South Irving Library Program Room
Kids, unleash your creativity as we explore different art techniques. For ages kindergarten through grade 5.
August 18, 2018, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM @ Valley Ranch Library Meeting Room
August 22, 2018, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM @ East Branch Library Program Room
August 24, 2018, 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM @ Valley Ranch Library Glass Alcove
Registration runs Aug. 24-30, and will close early if all open slots are filled.
Young women in grades 6-12 are invited to register for the Girls Who Code Animation class taking place from 2:30 to 4 p.m. on the following dates: Sept. 1, 15, 29, Oct. 13, 27, Nov. 10 and 24. Students must register at the Valley Ranch Information Desk in person, no exceptions. Additional rules and registration guidelines apply. Please read the Girls Who Code Guidelines - Animation document attached to this event entry before committing to the class.
August 25, 2018, 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM @ Valley Ranch Library Glass Alcove
August 25, 2018, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Valley Ranch Library
"Libraries Rock" and so do these movies! We'll play tribute to famous musical films all summer long. The movies in the 4 p.m. series are rated PG-13, and are for ages 13 and above.
August 26, 2018, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Valley Ranch Library Glass Alcove
August 27, 2018, 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM @ Valley Ranch Library Glass Alcove
August 28, 2018, 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM @ Valley Ranch Library Glass Alcove
August 29, 2018, 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM @ Valley Ranch Library Glass Alcove
August 30, 2018, 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM @ Valley Ranch Library Glass Alcove
August 30, 2018, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM @ Valley Ranch Library Meeting Room
For teens in grades 6-12. Do you have big ideas and a creative flair? Join Y'ALL and earn volunteer hours for helping the Valley Ranch Library plan and implement teen programs! Socialize with friends and help make the library a more teen-friendly place. Meetings are held on the last Thursday of each month. Pick up an application at the Information Desk.