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    "We Love Reading" Book Sale

    Learn about the Friends and their upcoming Friends “We Love Reading” Book Sale on Feb. 12 at the Friends of the Irving Library Warehouse. Read on...
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    A Majestic Way to Herald in the New Year

    The Adult Winter Reading Challenge is coming. Read on...
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    Royal Treasures of King Tut

    Travel back in time to the Egyptian Valley of the Kings by going no farther than Irving Public Library. Read on...
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    A Chance at a Perfect Match

    The library plans surprises ahead for Valentine's Day. Make a date and get a chance to win a prize. Read on...
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    West Irving Library Construction Update

    West Irving Library serves thousands of patrons each year, which results in attention to its maintenance needs. Read on...
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The South Irving and West Irving libraries now offer the ability to check out tablet devices.* These are self-service stations which do not take appointments in advance. *Tablets must be used inside the library only, and should not be left unattended. As soon as the user is done using the tablet, he or she must immediately return the item back to the kiosk.

Tablets have been outfitted to offer many of the same services as the library’s public computers. Users will find apps for e-books, movie and music services, social media, video conferencing and word processing/office products. Users can send documents to the library’s wireless printing service.

Tablets will only work inside the library. Please do not leave a checked out tablet unattended. All personal information on the device will be cleared upon the tablet’s return to the docking station.

The library also expects to use the tablets as virtual hubs for attending future workforce trainings and webinars for new parents. This project is made possible by a grant from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services and Texas State Library and Archives Commission (Grant #LS-246561-OLS-20) (2021).

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