Welcome to July at the the library! There will be wild animal shows, mind-blowing magic and two more chances to make a wish on a falling star at Astronomer Annie’s live performance! Save the date for our 50th Anniversary Moon Landing party (more details to come) which includes daytime entertainment and night-time star gazing! There’s also still time to join the Summer Reading Challenge to earn prizes the kids will love. Visit our SRC website for more details on the program and mark your calendars for the great events at all four Irving Library locations:
East Branch Library, 440 S. Nursery Road*Mondays @ 2:30 p.m.July 1 | Wildlife on the Move presents Cold-Blooded CrittersJuly 8 | Readers Strike Back Magical Balloon ShowJuly 15 | Reach For the Stars: An Astronomer’s Guide to the GalaxyJuly 22 | Creature TeacherJuly 29 | Space Magic with Brett Roberts*Is your child 10 years old, or older? Also check out the East Branch events for ages 10+.
West Irving Library, 4444 W. Rochelle RoadSpecial Event: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, July 20 | Moon Landing 50th Anniversary | All AgesSpend the day celebrating the 50th anniversary of the moon landing with free activities for all ages!
West Irving Library SRC Events on Tuesdays @ 2:30 p.m. July 2 | Fourth of July CraftsJuly 9 | Reach For the Stars: An Astronomer’s Guide to the GalaxyJuly 16 | Space Magic with Brett RobertsJuly 23 | Sandy Shrout's Puppet ShowJuly 30 | Annual LEGO Competition (Registration required for all ages groups except Preschoolers)Call (972) 721-2691 for details.
Valley Ranch Library, 401 Cimarron TrailWednesdays @ 2:30 p.m.| For grades K-5 only July 3 | Escape the Heat MatineeJuly 10 | Science Tellers presents AliensJuly 17 | Space Magic with Brett RobertsJuly 24 | KidsNotes with the Las Colinas Symphony OrchestraJuly 31 | Nancy Worcester's "A Universe of Stories"
South Irving Library, 601 Schulze DriveSpecial Events:2 p.m. Saturday, July 13 | Going Underground, Cave AdventuresCave explorer and Irving resident Bill Steele, whose work has been televised on National Geographic and NOVA, shares stories of his global expeditions. All ages.
10:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 30 | KidsNotes with the Las Colinas Symphony OrchestraMembers of the Las Colinas Symphony Orchestra give a short music lesson and let the kids try out their skills with an instrument petting zoo!
South Irving Library SRC events on Thursdays at 2:30 p.m.July 11 | A Visit From the Fort Worth ZooJuly 18 | Professor BrainiusJuly 25 | Creepy Critters
Call (972) 721-4612 for more information.