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Irving Public Library

Posted on: May 3, 2021

Make the Most of May

May DIY Kits NF

This month's free kits promote wellness for Mental Health Awareness Month, help with researching the family tree and celebrate the phenomenon that is Star Wars. Kits are available to pick up at any library's public service desk, drive-up window or curbside, while supplies last. Limit one per family or person in the specified age group. To check kit availability at a certain location, please call (972) 721-2440.


Simply Self-Care Series and Online Activities

Beginning May 1

Promote inner calm with this kit, which corresponds to an online 14-day series of affirmations and activities (@IrvingLibrary on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, #IPLSelfCare). Limit one kit per family.



Calm Kit

Beginning May 1

Take a moment to relax with tea, meditation and coloring.


Grades 6-12:

DIY Geek Chic Baby Yoda

Beginning May 3

Create Grogu-inspired pencil toppers and bookmarks.


Grades K-5:

Star Wars May the Fourth Be With You

Beginning May 4

Craft a Baby Yoda puppet.



Ancestry Grab-and-Go

Beginning May 13

Use this collection of basic forms to research personal history and genealogy. This month, the library also offers an accompanying online class featuring the basics of Ancestry Library Edition from 1 to 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 15. For Zoom login information, please submit the request form on the Virtual Programming webpage.


Grades 6-12:

De-Stress at the End of the School Year

Beginning May 17

Unwind with simple goodies and activities. 

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