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  1. Calendar Overlay Library Adult Programs (13)
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Library Adult Programs

  1. Find Inner Peace: Meditation (English/Spanish)

    September 18, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ South Irving Library Program Room

    Discover the inner self, understand your connection to the universe, and achieve your highest potential through the practice of meditation. Presented by DFW Sahaja Yoga Meditation. Meets each Wednesday. Non-Spanish speakers and all ages are welcome.

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  2. I "Heart" YA Book Club discusses The Hazel Wood

    September 18, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ South Irving Library Board Room

    Calling all teens and adults who love young adult literature! In September, we'll read and discuss the New York Times bestselling novel The Hazel Wood by Melissa Albert. This contemporary fantasy features a teenager who ventures into a world of dark fairy tales in search of her mother.

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  3. Heritage Senior Center Book Club discusses The Boys in the Boat

    September 19, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Heritage Senior Center

    We're an informal group of book lovers who read and discuss a wide variety of titles, from recent literary bestsellers to classic novels. The group meets at 7 p.m. on the third Thursday of every month at the Heritage Senior Center. This month, we'll discuss The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown.

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  4. Novel Fiction Book Club discusses News of the World

    September 21, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Valley Ranch Library Meeting Room

    Please join us for fun, friendship, and a lively discussion. This book group focuses on novels from a variety of fiction genres. Light refreshments. Reserve your copy of the current month's selection at the Valley Ranch Library information desk. Copies are limited.

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  5. Cinema 13*: Tolkien

    September 21, 2019, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Valley Ranch Library Meeting Room

    This biographical drama follows the early years of the world-famous author of the Middle-earth legendarium. Rated PG-13. Ages 13 and up.

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  6. Color Me Calm: Coloring for Adults

    September 23, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Valley Ranch Library Meeting Room

    Do you enjoy adult coloring? If so, come chill with us. Enjoy soothing music while exploring the joy of coloring. All supplies provided. No children, please.

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  7. Meditation Workshop

    September 24, 2019, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ West Irving Library Storytime Room

    Feeling stressed? Find peace within, learn to meditate and find balance with guided meditation. This free program is presented by DFW Sahaja Yoga Meditation.

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  8. Unicorns in Space! Book Club discusses Fantasy & Science Fiction: International Works

    September 24, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ West Irving Library Meeting Room

    If you enjoy science fiction or fantasy, from space opera to high fantasy, steampunk to just plain weird, then join us for book talk with Unicorns in Space.

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  9. Find Inner Peace: Meditation (English/Spanish)

    September 25, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ South Irving Library Program Room

    Discover the inner self, understand your connection to the universe, and achieve your highest potential through the practice of meditation. Presented by DFW Sahaja Yoga Meditation. Meets each Wednesday. Non-Spanish speakers and all ages are welcome.

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  10. Plan On It: Monthly Planner Meetup

    September 28, 2019, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ South Irving Library Program Room

    Need some dedicated time to get organized? Plan On It is a monthly meetup group where you can schedule out your month with others and share ideas and techniques. Basic supplies are provided or you can bring your own. Each member must have their own planner or bullet journal. The group meets on the last Saturday of the month and is open to adults and teens.

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  11. Cook the Book Club: The Whole Smiths Good Food

    September 28, 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Valley Ranch Library Meeting Room

    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 select the cookbook, you choose and make a recipe, and we all partake. You don’t have to be a gourmet chef to participate. Novices will have the chance to learn from more experienced cooks, and experienced cooks will have a chance to show off and share their amazing skills. No children, please.

    Our featured cookbook for the September meeting is The Whole Smiths: Good Food Cookbook by Michelle Smith. Stop by the Valley Ranch Library information desk to register for the book club and pick your recipe.

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  12. Book Lover's Happy Hour

    September 30, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ South Irving Library Meeting Room #1

    This informal book club will discuss contemporary updates of time-honored classics.

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  13. Color Me Calm: Coloring for Adults

    September 30, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Valley Ranch Library Meeting Room

    Do you enjoy adult coloring? If so, come chill with us. Enjoy soothing music while exploring the joy of coloring. All supplies provided. No children, please.

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Library Events

  1. Yoga for Success

    September 19, 2019, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ South Irving Library Meeting Room #2

    In September, Isha Foundation instructors present this series featuring simple yoga for ages 7 through adult. The Isha Foundation recommends attending class on an empty stomach. Please bring your own yoga mat and towel.

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  2. Hispanic Heritage Celebration featuring Author Claudia Rueda

    September 21, 2019, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM @ East Branch Library

    Join us for a celebration of Hispanic Heritage month, featuring a presentation from award-winning children’s author and illustrator Claudia Rueda, followed by face painting, a balloon artist, light refreshments and a children’s craft.

    Celebración del patrimonio hispano con la autora Claudia Rueda Únase a nosotros para una celebración del mes de la Herencia Hispana, con una presentación de la galardonada autora e ilustradora infantil Claudia Rueda, seguida de refrescos y una artesanía infantil.

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  3. Yoga for Success

    September 26, 2019, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ South Irving Library Meeting Room #2

    In September, Isha Foundation instructors present this series featuring simple yoga for ages 7 through adult. The Isha Foundation recommends attending class on an empty stomach. Please bring your own yoga mat and towel.

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  4. Fair Day @ West Irving Library

    September 28, 2019, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ West Irving Library Meeting Room

    Get ready for an afternoon of games, prizes, food, train rides, a demonstration with miniature horses, and more! For all ages.

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  5. Dear Sweet Pea Launch Party

    September 30, 2019, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ South Irving Library Meeting Room #2

    Julie Murphy, author of Dumplin' and other bestselling young adult novels, is launching her first middle grade novel. Join us to celebrate the debut of her book Dear Sweet Pea!

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Library Kids

  1. Craftworks Junior: Sand Art

    September 18, 2019, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ West Irving Library Meeting Room

    Feel the sand between your fingers while making fun summertime sand art crafts! For all ages.

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  2. Discover with Me Workshop: Morning

    September 19, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM @ South Irving Library Meeting Room #1

    Parents, caregivers, and children ages 1 to 3 years old are invited to a stimulating educational series with unstructured play and an opportunity to talk with a children's specialist. Discover with Me workshops are on Thursdays, with two sessions: 10:30-11:45 a.m. and 4:30-5:45 p.m. In meeting rooms 1-3.

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  3. Discover with Me Workshop: Afternoon

    September 19, 2019, 4:30 PM - 5:45 PM @ South Irving Library Meeting Room #1

    Parents, caregivers, and children ages 1 to 3 years old are invited to a stimulating educational series with unstructured play and an opportunity to talk with a children's specialist. Discover with Me workshops are on Thursdays, with two sessions: 10:30-11:45 a.m. and 4:30-5:45 p.m. In meeting rooms 1-3.

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  4. (No meeting in September) Chapter Books and Cozy Nooks Book Club

    September 21, 2019, All Day @ South Irving Library Discovery Zone

    This book club will not meet in September, and will resume in October.

    The Chapter Books and Cozy Nooks group discusses a travel-themed title and participates in related activities, including a craft. Free chapter books are given out monthly, and are limited to the first ten children. Meets on the 2nd floor in study room C. Grades 1-3.

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  5. (No meeting in September) Kids Only Book Club

    September 21, 2019, All Day @ South Irving Library Board Room

    This book club will not meet in September, and will resume in October.

    The Kids Only Book Club discusses selected titles and participates in themed activities. Grades 4-6.

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  6. Family Movie Matinee: Pokemon Detective Pikachu

    September 21, 2019, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Valley Ranch Library Meeting Room

    In this action adventure, Pikachu teams up with the son of a missing police detective to solve the mystery. Rated PG.

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  7. Perot Museum Tech Truck

    September 25, 2019, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM @ East Branch Library

    Discover aerodynamics and engineering by building a motorized remote-controlled hovercraft from recycled materials.

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  8. Discover with Me Workshop: Morning

    September 26, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM @ South Irving Library Meeting Room #1

    Parents, caregivers, and children ages 1 to 3 years old are invited to a stimulating educational series with unstructured play and an opportunity to talk with a children's specialist. Discover with Me workshops are on Thursdays, with two sessions: 10:30-11:45 a.m. and 4:30-5:45 p.m. In meeting rooms 1-3.

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  9. Discover with Me Workshop: Afternoon

    September 26, 2019, 4:30 PM - 5:45 PM @ South Irving Library Meeting Room #1

    Parents, caregivers, and children ages 1 to 3 years old are invited to a stimulating educational series with unstructured play and an opportunity to talk with a children's specialist. Discover with Me workshops are on Thursdays, with two sessions: 10:30-11:45 a.m. and 4:30-5:45 p.m. In meeting rooms 1-3.

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  10. Art Attack

    September 27, 2019, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ South Irving Library Program Room

    Kids in grades K-5 unleash their creativity as we explore different art techniques.

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  11. Play, Learn, and Grow: Build It

    September 28, 2019, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM @ East Branch Library

    Build with Legos and other materials, and try out the Code-a-pillars and Bee-Bots.

    Los niños construirán con Legos y otros materiales, tambien podran usar los Code-a-pillars y los Bee-Bots.

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Library Teens

  1. Teen STEM Thursday

    September 19, 2019, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Valley Ranch Library Meeting Room

    On one Thursday per month, teens are invited to participate in a STEM project, with a different theme each month. Grades 6-12.

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  2. Teen Study Hall

    September 20, 2019, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM @ Valley Ranch Library Meeting Room

    We’re opening the program room from 4 to 5:30 p.m. for a study hall for teens! Study separately or as a group and ask the teen librarian about the library’s online study resources. Grades 6-12.

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  3. Game On!

    September 21, 2019, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ West Irving Library Meeting Room

    Teens in grades 6-12 are invited to join us for an afternoon of gaming and snacks! We will have our Wii, Xbox and Nintendo Switch ready for you, along with board games.

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  4. Y'ALL: Young Adult Library Leaders

    September 26, 2019, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Valley Ranch Library Meeting Room

    Join Young Adult Library Leaders and help the Valley Ranch Library plan and implement teen programs while earning volunteer hours. Applications are available at the information desk. Grades 8-12.

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  5. Girls Who Code

    September 28, 2019, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM @ Valley Ranch Library Meeting Room

    Girls in grades 6-12 are invited to learn coding and related topics. Registration is required. Participants must bring their own laptops. Please call (972) 721-4669 for more information.

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