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    Winter Clothing Drive at South Irving Library

    South Irving Library is hosting a Winter Clothing Drive. Donate warm winter clothing to a worthy cause. Read on...
  2. Note pad with letter to Santa

    Drop Off a Letter to Santa at Irving City Hall

    The North Pole elves have dropped off Santa’s Mailbox at Irving City Hall, 825 W. Irving Blvd., for children to send their holiday letters to Santa Claus. Families can drop off letters Nov. 16 through Dec. 9. Read on...
  3. Family sitting at table for Thanksgiving meal

    Cozy Cooking

    Put together a holiday feast with the help of Irving Public Library. Read on...
  4. Winterfest Nov. 26-Jan. 14 with cute holiday decorations and reindeer

    Winterfest Is Here!

    Celebrate the winter season with exciting events at all library locations! 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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