Discover a universe of stories this summer with the library's adult summer reading challenge. Not only can you earn great prizes for reading and listening to captivating audiobooks, you're also welcomed to attend a wide range of exciting events for Adults.
A Universe of Stories Summer Reading Challenge Kickoff | All Ages10:30 a.m. June 1 | South Irving Library, 601 Schulze Drive10:30 a.m. June 1 | Valley Ranch Library, 401 Cimarron Trail2:30 p.m. June 1 | East Branch Library, 440 S. Nursery Road2:30 p.m. June 1 | West Irving Library, 4444 W. Rochelle Road
Visit a nearby Irving Library location to kick-off your summer goals for reading and entertainment. During this come and go program, decorate a folder to store paper reading logs, enjoy balloon artists, receive hands-on help registering on READsquared and learn more about what the library offers for all!
Candle Making | Ages 18+4:30 p.m. June 6 | East Branch Library, 440 S. Nursery RoadLearn to make votive candles using soy wax and natural scents. All supplies are provided.
Friends 2019 Summer Book Sale | All Ages10 a.m. June 7 – 4 p.m. June 8 | Friends of Irving Public Library Warehouse, 3000 Rock Island Road1 – 4 p.m. June 9 | Friends of Irving Public Library Warehouse, 3000 Rock Island RoadFriends members can get a sneak peek at the thousands of gently used books, music, DVDs, magazines and audiobooks available at the biggest book sale of the year! Visit www.friendsofirvinglibrary.com to sign up for a membership online. All proceeds benefit the Irving Public Library system.
Craftworks: Mini Wreaths | Ages 18+1 p.m. June 7 | West Irving Library, 4444 W. Rochelle RoadGive your home a unique creative flair by making a custom summer-themed mini wreath.
Watercolor Galaxy Painting | Ages 18+11 a.m. June 8 | Valley Ranch Library, 401 Cimarron TrailLearn how to paint watercolor galaxies at this fun make and take class for adults. All supplies provided on a first come first basis. No children please.
Window to the Wild: Free-Flight Birds | All Ages2 p.m. June 8 | South Irving Library, 601 Schulze DriveThis high-flying show is back by popular demand! Join us for a demonstration with Window to the Wild ambassadors - birds of prey from around the world - and their trainers.
Trivial Pursuit | Ages 18 +3 p.m. June 15 | West Irving Library, 4444 W. Rochelle Road
Color Me Calm | Ages 18+7 p.m. June 17 | Valley Ranch Library, 401 Cimarron TrailDo you enjoy Adult Coloring? If so, come chill with us. Enjoy soothing music while exploring the joy of coloring. At this special edition of Color Me Calm we will feature a Coloring Journal with our Summer Reading Challenge Theme: A Universe of Stories and listen to space themed music. All supplies provided on a first come first served basis. No children please.
Color Me Calm features Skyscapes | Ages 18+6:30 p.m. June 18 | South Irving Library, 601 Schulze DriveRelax and express your creativity as you color images of the universe during this come-and-go event.
Creating Bath Bombs | Ages 18+4:30 p.m. June 20 | East Branch Library, 440 S. Nursery RoadLearn how to make bath bombs with all natural ingredients. All supplies are provided.
The Future of Spaceflight | All Ages2 p.m. June 29 | South Irving Library, 601 Schulze DriveExplore the future of space travel as Ken Ruffin, officer of the award-winning National Space Society of North Texas, visits South Irving Library.
For more information, call (972) 721-4612.