July 3, 2018 - July 31, 2018
4140 Valley View Lane
July 25, 2018
4444 W. Rochelle Road
July 26, 2018
601 Schulze Dr.
July 27, 2018
601 Schulze Dr.
August 16, 2018 - August 18, 2018
5001 N. MacArthur Blvd.
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July 26, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ South Irving Library Meeting Room #1
Love is sweet and sometimes a little bit salty! Join us for an evening with authors Maurene Goo, Amy Spalding, and Siobhan Vivian who will discuss books, summer, love, and how food helps bring their characters together. Audience Q&A, book sales, & author signing to follow. For more information, call (972) 721-2606.
July 27, 2018, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ South Irving Library Program Room
Come one, come all! We'll clown around at the library with games and crafts for the entire family. At 8 p.m., belt out your favorite tunes and "come alive!" with a special sing-along showing of The Greatest Showman!This Summer Reading Challenge program is sponsored by the Friends of the Irving Public Library and is part of the Friday Night Library series.
July 23, 2018, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM @ East Branch Library
This is a high energy one-man show that treats students to world-class percussion performances by Mark Shelton. Learn about the history of percussion and enjoy the sounds of the snare drum, rhythm bones, hammered dulcimer, handpan, electronic percussion, and more.
July 23, 2018, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM @ West Irving Library Meeting Room
Each Monday, families enjoy an animated feature. Call the West Library at (972) 721-2691 for the movie title.
July 24, 2018, 2:30 PM - 3:15 PM @ West Irving Library Meeting Room
Puppeteer Rod Butler will be presenting a variety of funny puppet plays. Kids will enjoy being part of the show! This Summer Reading Challenge program is sponsored by the Friends of the Irving Public Library.
July 25, 2018, 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM @ West Irving Library Storytime Room
National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum announcer Eric Nadel will hit a home run with little readers at a special storytime featuring The William Hoy Story by Nancy Churnin. The William Hoy Story, about a deaf baseball player who changed the game, is a 2017 Storytelling World Resource Award Honor Book and a finalist for the North Texas Book Festival Best Children's Books award.
July 25, 2018, 2:30 PM - 3:15 PM @ Valley Ranch Library Meeting Room
Grades K-5. Matt Tardy presents a high-energy stunt show filled with hilarious comedy, audience interaction and world-class juggling. This Summer Reading Challenge program is sponsored by the Friends of the Irving Public Library.
July 25, 2018, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ East Branch Library Program Room
Rock out to your favorite songs! Kids and teens ages 10+ are welcome to join.
July 27, 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.
July 28, 2018, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ South Irving Library Program Room
Rock your world by discovering more about it! Young scientists learn about states of matter, basic behavior of atoms and molecules, physical and chemical changes of matter, and more.
July 28, 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.
July 28, 2018, 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ East Branch Library
Kids and teens, ages 18 and younger, are invited to beat the heat with a popular film and healthy snack. No identification or library card is required. Healthy snacks are administered at the East Branch throughout the summer Mondays through Thursdays and Saturdays at 2:30 p.m. Supplied by the Texas Department of Agriculture through Irving Independent School District Food and Nutrition Services.
July 30, 2018, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM @ East Branch Library
Children are special, in fact, they ROCK! Rockin’ Bubbles uses bubbles and magic to teach children how special they are.
July 30, 2018, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM @ West Irving Library Meeting Room
July 31, 2018, 2:30 PM - 3:15 PM @ West Irving Library Meeting Room
Go on safari with a show full of laughs, surprises and animals! This Summer Reading Challenge program is sponsored by the Friends of the Irving Public Library.