Learn Tips for Success and Secrets for Avoiding Swindlers, Celebrate Cinco de Mayo and Much More
ZinioIrving Public Library cardholders can now enjoy electronic magazines through Zinio. Zinio offers customers access to popular periodicals such as “Newsweek” that are offered only through digital subscription. The service will initially be available for PCs, Macs, tablets, smartphones and most Internet-enabled devices. Zinio is not yet compatible with Nook tablets. To get started with Zinio, visit cityofirving.org/library or call (972) 721-2606.
Annual Washington Irving EventsCelebrating Irving: The City and the Man event series kicks off with a celebration of Irving’s notable women, honoring community leader Jackie Mae Howard Townsell, and continues with an exhibit on the life and works of Washington Irving at the Irving Heritage House, from 3 to 5 p.m. April 7 at 303 S. O’Connor Road. The celebration is hosted by the Irving Heritage Society, Irving Public Library, Irving ISD and the Irving Black Arts Council. Highlights include the Irving Trivia Contest, guest speaker Dr. Tracy Hoffman, a Washington Irving enthusiast and an afternoon movie, “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow.” Visit cityofirving.org/library or call (972) 252-3838 for more information.
|Habits for Success
Youth, ages 8–14, can learn the traits for success in this series that covers “The 7 Habits of Highly Successful People” by Dr. Stephen Covey. April’s session explores “Habit 2: Begin with the End in Mind: Have a plan!” at the following times and locations:
• 4 p.m. April 11, West Irving Library 4444 W. Rochelle Road
• 4 p.m. April 25, Valley Ranch Library 401 Cimarron Trail
Space is limited; registration is encouraged by calling the West Irving Library at (972) 721-2691, or the Valley Ranch Library at (972) 721-4669.
The Con: How to Protect Yourself
7 p.m. April 22, Central Library, 801 W. Irving Blvd. Best-selling author James Munton reveals the secrets of professional swindlers and how they infi ltrate the home and workplace. His book “The Con” was the subject of a recent National Geographic Television documentary. For more information, call (972) 721-2606.
1 to 4 p.m. April 25, Central Library, 801 W. Irving Blvd. Recruiters from local companies will discuss employment opportunities, collect résumés and schedule interviews. For more information, call (972) 721-2326.
Cinco de Mayo Celebration
2:30 p.m. May 4, West Irving Library, 4444 W. Rochelle Road. All ages can enjoy a free Cinco de Mayo celebration with a magic show, dancing, puppets, crafts and treats. For more information, call (972) 721-2691. For a complete list of programs, visit cityofirving.org/library.
• April 6 – 2:30 p.m. Many Voices presents i live in music, Central Library
• April 6 – 2:30 p.m. Drumming Circle with David Cox, West Irving Library
• April 7 – 2 p.m. Going to the Dogs, West Irving Library
• April 9 – 6:30 p.m. Movie Night @ the Library, Central Library
• April 11 – 7 p.m. Meditation Seminar, Valley Ranch Library
• April 13 – 10:30 a.m. Global Friends Reading Circle, West Irving Library
• April 13 – 1–4 p.m. Jackie Townsell Bear Creek Heritage Center Museum Open, 3925 Jackson St.
• April 13 – 2 p.m. Irving Chautauqua: What’s New With Washington Irving, Central Library
• April 17 – 7 p.m. Based on Reality Nonfiction Book Club, Central Library
• April 18 – 7 p.m. Heritage Senior Center Book Club, Heritage Senior Center, 200 S. Jefferson St.
• April 20 – 2 p.m. TeenScene Movie, Central Library
• April 20 – 2:30 p.m. Kids Only Book Club, Central Library
• April 21 – 1:30 p.m. PAWs for Reading, Valley Ranch Library
• April 24 – 4 p.m. First Look Book Club, Valley Ranch Library
• April 24 – 5 p.m. Fourth Wednesday Family Movie Night, East Branch Library
• April 25 – 7 p.m. Valley Ranch Reads!, Valley Ranch Library
• April 29 – 5 p.m. Book Matters @ Your Library: A Celebration of Día de los Niños, East Branch Library, 440 S. Nursery Road
• Tuesdays – 10:15 a.m. Mother Goose Storytime for Babies, East Branch Library
• Wednesdays – 4 p.m. After-School is Cool Club, West Irving Library
• Saturdays – 2 p.m. Family Movie Matinee, Valley Ranch Library
Posted April 10