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Library Events

  1. Dickens Christmas

    December 15, 2017, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ South Irving Library Program Room

    Don’t be a scrooge --- join us for some literary holiday cheer! In honor of the classic story A Christmas Carol, the Dickens Carolers will perform seasonal favorites as we enjoy treats and create old-fashioned ornaments to live up to any great expectations.

    Teen volunteers will provide complimentary gift wrapping services to help keep the bah-humbugs at bay. Limit five items per person and while supplies last. Oversized or odd-shaped items cannot be accepted. Boxes are not provided. Please bring your presents ready to wrap!

    These festivities are a collaboration between Friday Night Library and Lit's Alive. All ages.

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  2. Library Closed: Christmas Eve & Christmas Day

    December 24, 2017 - December 25, 2017 @ All Irving Library Locations

    All Irving Public Libraries will be closed Sunday, December 24 and Monday, December 25 in observance of the Christmas holiday. Libraries will reopen Tuesday, December 26 at their regular times.

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  3. Library Closed: New Year's Eve and New Year's Day

    December 31, 2017 - January 1, 2018 @ All Irving Library Locations

    All Irving Public Libraries will be closed Sunday, December 31 and Monday, January 1 in observance of the New Year's Day holiday. Libraries will reopen Tuesday, January 2 at their regular times.

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Library Kids

  1. Science in 30: Snow Science

    December 16, 2017, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ West Irving Library Meeting Room

    Explore scientific principles, participate in hands-on activities and have a great time! For ages 4-12.

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  2. Family Movie Matinee

    December 16, 2017, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ Valley Ranch Library Meeting Room

    Join us for a family-friendly classic or recently-released movie.

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  3. Perot Museum Tech Truck

    December 16, 2017, 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ East Branch Library

    Get up close with 3D printing, bridge building, crash test cars and sumobots when the Tech Truck visits the library. Participate in a challenge to win a prize!

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  4. Chapter Books and Cozy Nooks Book Club discusses Geronimo Stilton's Magical Mission

    December 16, 2017, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM @ South Irving Library

    Each month, kids in grades 1-3 talk about a travel-themed book and participate in story-related activities, including a craft. Free chapter books are given out monthly. Limited to the first 10 children.

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  5. Kids Only Book Club discusses A Boy Called Christmas

    December 16, 2017, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM @ South Irving Library Program Room

    We'll discuss the book A Boy Called Christmas by Matt Haig. Grades 3-6.

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  6. Art in 30: Abstract Art

    December 18, 2017, 2:30 PM - 3:00 PM @ East Branch Library Storytime Area

    Learn about artist Wassily Kandinsky when we read The Noisy Paint Box and create an abstract painting using oil pastels. For elementary-age children, supplies provided.

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  7. Movie Time: Animated Holiday Classics

    December 18, 2017, 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ West Irving Library Meeting Room

    Get into the spirit of the season and join us for five days of animated holiday classics. All ages.

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  8. Family Storytime: Science in 30 (special date)

    December 18, 2017, 7:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ South Irving Library Discovery Zone

    Explore scientific principles, participate in hands-on activities and have a great time! For ages 4-12.

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  9. Movie Time: Animated Holiday Classics

    December 19, 2017, 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ West Irving Library Meeting Room

    Get into the spirit of the season and join us for five days of animated holiday classics. All ages.

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  10. Polar Express Party

    December 19, 2017, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM @ East Branch Library

    Join us for activities based on the beloved children's book The Polar Express, including cupcake decorating, crafts, a showing of the movie (rated G), and special guests the Motormen of the Interurban Railway Museum, and Santa Claus! For all ages.

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  11. Diary of a Wimpy Kid Movie Palooza

    December 20, 2017, 1:30 PM - 4:45 PM @ Valley Ranch Library Meeting Room

    It's a two-day movie marathon of The Diary of a Wimpy Kid movies! Participants have a chance to win a copy of author Jeff Kinney's newest release in the series, The Getaway. Very special snacks will be provided, too. The movie line-up is:

    Wed., Dec. 20, movies 1 & 2, "Diary of a Wimpy Kid" and "DOAWK: Roderick Rules."

    Thu., Dec. 21, movies 3 & 4, "DOAWK: Dog Days" and "DOAWK: The Long Haul."

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  12. Holiday Crafts Extravaganza for Kids

    December 20, 2017, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ South Irving Library Program Room

    Celebrate the holidays with an afternoon of crafts. For grades K-5.

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  13. Family Movie: Despicable Me 3

    December 20, 2017, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM @ East Branch Library Storytime Area

    Join us for a showing of the recently released Despicable Me 3, rated PG.

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  14. Movie Time: Animated Holiday Classics

    December 20, 2017, 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ West Irving Library Meeting Room

    Get into the spirit of the season and join us for five days of animated holiday classics. All ages.

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  15. Diary of a Wimpy Kid Movie Palooza

    December 21, 2017, 1:30 PM - 4:45 PM @ Valley Ranch Library Meeting Room

    It's a two-day movie marathon of The Diary of a Wimpy Kid movies! Participants have a chance to win a copy of author Jeff Kinney's newest release in the series, The Getaway. Very special snacks will be provided, too. The movie line-up is:

    Wed., Dec. 20, movies 1 & 2, "Diary of a Wimpy Kid" and "DOAWK: Roderick Rules."

    Thu., Dec. 21, movies 3 & 4, "DOAWK: Dog Days" and "DOAWK: The Long Haul."

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  16. Build It with LEGOs

    December 21, 2017, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM @ East Branch Library Storytime Area

    Children will have fun creating structures with LEGOs and other building toys.

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  17. Movie Time: Animated Holiday Classics

    December 21, 2017, 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ West Irving Library Meeting Room

    Get into the spirit of the season and join us for five days of animated holiday classics. All ages.

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  18. Yoga Storytime

    December 22, 2017, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ South Irving Library Program Room

    Join us for an interactive storytime as we explore stories, songs and yoga! Presented by Anietie Antia-Obong, this program is open to children between birth and 6 years of age and their caregivers. Please bring a yoga mat, as limited supplies are available.

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  19. Movie Time: Animated Holiday Classics

    December 22, 2017, 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ West Irving Library Meeting Room

    Get into the spirit of the season and join us for five days of animated holiday classics. All ages.

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  20. Tinker Time

    December 22, 2017, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ South Irving Library Program Room

    Kids learn a bit about circuitry and electronics by tinkering with littleBits, Makey Makey kits and more! LittleBits are color- coded, magnetic building blocks and MaKey MaKey are little circuit boards which allow you to turn pretty much anything into a keyboard. Join us for the fun! Recommended for ages 5-12.

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  21. Family Movie Matinee

    December 23, 2017, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ Valley Ranch Library Meeting Room

    Join us for a family-friendly classic or recently-released movie.

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  22. Christmas Crafts with Peanuts

    December 23, 2017, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM @ East Branch Library Storytime Area

    Join us for a showing of A Charlie Brown Christmas, then color your own Peanuts gift bags and make a Snoopy dog house.

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  23. Holiday Origami for Kids

    December 23, 2017, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM @ West Irving Library Meeting Room

    Create festive origami, just in time for the holidays. Registration is required, and is open to the first 30 registrants. Sign up at the library's reference desk, or call (972) 721-2691 to register by phone. For children ages 7 and above.

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  24. Build It with LEGOs

    December 26, 2017, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM @ West Irving Library Activity Room

    Kids enjoy building a variety of structures with LEGOs, connection straws, bristle blocks and more!

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  25. Family Movie: Cars 3

    December 26, 2017, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM @ East Branch Library Storytime Area

    Enjoy watching Cars 3, rated G.

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  26. Build It with LEGOs

    December 27, 2017, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM @ West Irving Library Activity Room

    Kids enjoy building a variety of structures with LEGOs, connection straws, bristle blocks and more!

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  27. Science in 30: Snow Science

    December 27, 2017, 2:30 PM - 3:00 PM @ East Branch Library Storytime Area

    Explore scientific principles, participate in hands-on activities and have a great time! For ages 4-12.

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  28. Build It with LEGOs

    December 28, 2017, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM @ West Irving Library Activity Room

    Kids enjoy building a variety of structures with LEGOs, connection straws, bristle blocks and more!

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  29. New Year's Crafts

    December 28, 2017, 2:30 PM - 3:00 PM @ East Branch Library Storytime Area

    Children can ring in the New Year by making festive crafts.

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  30. Build It with LEGOs

    December 29, 2017, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM @ West Irving Library Activity Room

    Kids enjoy building a variety of structures with LEGOs, connection straws, bristle blocks and more!

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  31. Family Dance Party

    December 30, 2017, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ South Irving Library Program Room

    Put on your dancing shoes and show off your skills as we celebrate the New Year. Join us for a fun and interactive program featuring music, movement and more! Open to kids age birth to age 6 and their caregivers.

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  32. Family Movie Matinee

    December 30, 2017, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ Valley Ranch Library Meeting Room

    Join us for a family-friendly classic or recently-released movie.

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  33. Got Game? Checkers Tournament

    December 30, 2017, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM @ East Branch Library Program Room

    It's time for a checkers tournament and refreshments! Ages 5 and up.

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