Thanksgiving week marks the beginning of the Holiday season with school breaks, family time and feasts galore. If you’re in town, stop by one of our four library branches during the days leading up to Thanksgiving for free, family-friendly activities. Enjoy movie screenings, crafts, and even see animals for the entire family.
East Branch Library, 440 S. Nursery Road, (972) 721-3722
Monday, Nov. 19, 2018, 2:30 PM
Think Pink! Meet the famous children's book character Pinkalicious and enjoy activities including games, crafts, and cupcake decorating.
Family Movie: The Incredibles 2
Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018, 2:30 PM
Join us for The Incredibles 2 (rated PG).
Make and Take Thanksgiving Crafts
Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2:30 PM
Join us as we make crafts, just in time for the holiday!
South Irving Library, 601 Schulze Drive, (972) 721-2606
Animal Adventures with the Dallas Zoo
Monday, Nov. 19, 2:30 PM
Ready for an animal adventure? Join us for an exciting and interactive program featuring animals from around the world. This event is presented in collaboration with Irving ISD for the Irving Reads program series.
Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Families are invited to enjoy an afternoon movie. Feel free to bring a snack from home, a blanket or a pillow to get a little cozier!
Craft Like Crazy: Paint Stick Scarecrows and Snowmen
Tuesday, Nov. 20, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Express your creativity during this make-it-and-take-it program open to adults and teens.
Valley Ranch Library, 401 Cimarron Trail, (972) 721-4669
Percy Jackson Movie Series: The Lightning Thief
Monday, Nov. 19, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Join us during Thanksgiving break for this movie based on Rick Riordan's book, along with drawings and refreshments. Also, join us tomorrow for "Sea of Monsters." Grades 2-8.
Percy Jackson Movie Series: Sea of Monsters
Join us during Thanksgiving break for this movie based on Rick Riordan's book, along with drawings and refreshments. Grades 2-8.
West Irving Library, 4444 W. Rochelle Road, (972) 721-2691
Movie Time: Hotel Transylvania 3
Monday, Nov. 19, 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Families will enjoy a screening of the movie, "Hotel Transylvania 3!" Free, for all ages. No registration required.
Chopped: Thanksgiving Edition
Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018, 2:00 PM
Teens join us for a Thanksgiving edition of Chopped. A food competition where your creativity is put to the test. Come see who will be named the Chopped Champion and who will hear, "You have been chopped!" For teens in grades 6-12.