Winter is the perfect season to curl up with a good book and enjoy good food. In celebration of two of life’s greatest pleasures—reading and eating—join us for Delicious Reads, our 2nd Annual Adult Winter Reading Challenge! Read five books of your choice between January 1 and February 28 and log them online using ReadSquared. Upon completing the challenge, you will be eligible to win a limited edition recipe book and a colorful spatula.
If you’re looking for some additional entertainment, check out these Delicious Reads programs happening at your local library:
*Coloring for Grownups, Tuesday, January 8, 5 p.m., West Irving Library
Do some delicious dabbling while exploring the joy of coloring. Enjoy some light refreshments and soothing music. All supplies provided. This program is intended for patrons 18 and older. No children please.
*Craft Like Crazy: Edible Crafts, Tuesday, January 15, 6:30 p.m., South Irving Library
Who says you can’t play with your food? Create and decorate edible gifts at this come-and-go craft time for adults.
*Recipe Scrapbooking, Friday, January 18, 4 p.m., Valley Ranch Library
Create one of a kind personalized recipe pages to preserve your favorite family recipes. Create recipe pages that you will be proud to hand down to future generations or given as gifts. Bring your favorite recipes and photographs and we will supply all the craft supplies. This program is intended for patrons 18 and older. No children please.
*Healthy Smoothies, Tuesday, January 22, 4:30 p.m., East Branch Library
Feed your body with a healthy smoothie and feed your mind with a good book!
*Cook the Book *Registration required*, Saturday, January 26 and February 23 at noon, Valley Ranch Library
Do you love browsing through cookbooks and trying new recipes or cooking techniques? Do you enjoy sampling and sharing new dishes? Then hang onto your spatula! We pick the cookbook, you choose and make the recipe. Then, we all indulge. This program is intended for patrons 18 and older. No children please.
*Trivial Pursuit: Comfort Foods, Saturday, January 26, 3 p.m., West Irving Library
Every other Thursday, join fellow trivia lovers for a friendly game show contest to see who really knows it all in a variety of topics, from world history to pop culture. This week, we’ll be covering regional and world-favorite foods. For ages 16 and up.
*Decorate a Cookie, Tuesday, February 5, 4:30 p.m., East Branch Library
*Valentine’s Tea, Saturday, February 9, 2 p.m., South Irving Library
Don’t be late! Join us for delicious tea, treats, trivia and more at our Valentine’s Tea event. You can bring your own unique or vintage teacup and compete for prizes.
*Craftworks, Friday, February 15, 1 p.m., West Irving Library
Join us as we make Warm Winter Comforts in a Jar. This month, we will show you how to layer soup mixes in a jar to give or to keep. Ages 16 and up. Supplies are provided.
Visit our online calendar to see more events at all of our Irving Public Libraries! Call (972) 721-4612 for more information.
Limit one prize per person. While supplies last.