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  1. Calendar Overlay Library Adult Programs (12)
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Library Adult Programs

  1. Cook the Book Club Serves Up Jamie Oliver's Comfort Food

    August 24, 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 pick the cookbook, you choose and make a recipe, then we all partake.

    You don’t have to be a gourmet chef to participate. Novices have the chance to learn from more experienced cooks, and the experienced cooks will have a chance to show off and share their amazing skills.

    Stop by the Valley Ranch Library information desk to register for the book club and select your recipe from August's featured cookbook, Jamie Oliver's Comfort Food: The Ultimate Weekend Cookbook. No children, please.

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  2. Cinema 13*: Alita (ages 13 and older)

    August 24, 2019, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Valley Ranch Library Meeting Room

    See Alita: Battle Angel on the big screen! This sci-fi action film features a reactivated cyborg on a quest to discover her true identity. Rated PG-13. Ages 13 and up.

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  3. Color Me Calm: Coloring for Adults

    August 26, 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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  4. Meditation Workshop

    August 27, 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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  5. Understanding Medicare and Medicare Supplement Insurance

    August 27, 2019, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ South Irving Library

    Medicare can be complex. Learn how to navigate the Medicare waters in an educational workshop with insurance agent Wellington Breeden. No insurance products will be sold or promoted. No attendee contact information will be solicited. A free program.

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  6. Unicorns in Space! Book Club discusses Manga

    August 27, 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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  7. ESL, GED, and Entrepreneurship Classes Registration

    August 28, 2019, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ East Branch Library Program Room

    This is a registration event only. Sign-ups are for GED exam preparation, English language learning, and an introduction to the T-shirt business with STAHLS’, a leader in the garment industry. Classes begin Sept. 4. For more information, call (972) 600-6130.

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  8. ESL, GED, and Entrepreneurship Classes Registration

    August 28, 2019, 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM @ West Irving Library Meeting Room

    This is a registration event only. Sign-ups are for GED exam preparation, English language learning, and an introduction to the T-shirt business with STAHLS’, a leader in the garment industry. Classes begin Sept. 4. For more information, call (972) 600-6130.

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

    August 28, 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. ESL, GED, and Entrepreneurship Classes Registration

    August 29, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Valley Ranch Library Meeting Room

    This is a registration event only. Sign-ups are for GED exam preparation, English language learning, and an introduction to the T-shirt business with STAHLS’, a leader in the garment industry. Classes begin Sept. 4. For more information, call (972) 600-6130.

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  11. ESL, GED, and Entrepreneurship Classes Registration

    August 29, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM @ South Irving Library

    This is a registration event only. Sign-ups are for GED exam preparation, English language learning, and an introduction to the T-shirt business with STAHLS’, a leader in the garment industry. Classes begin Sept. 4. For more information, call (972) 600-6130.

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  12. Plan On It: Monthly Planner Meetup

    August 31, 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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Library Kids

  1. Family Movie Matinee: Missing Link

    August 24, 2019, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Valley Ranch Library Meeting Room

    See Missing Link on the big screen! In this animated adventure, a world explorer discovers the mysterious Mr. Link in the forest, and travels with him to Shangri-La to find his relatives. Rated PG.

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  2. Tacky the Penguin Party

    August 24, 2019, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM @ East Branch Library

    Meet the Hawaiian shirt-wearing and off-key singer Tacky the Penguin, a book character by Helen Lester and Lynn Munsinger. Join in for themed games and crafts, too!

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  3. Art Attack

    August 30, 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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  4. Family Movie: The Secret Life of Pets 2

    August 31, 2019, 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ West Irving Library Meeting Room

    Families are invited to watch The Secret Life of Pets 2! Rated PG.

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  5. Play, Learn, and Grow: Build It

    August 31, 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 Study Hall

    August 23, 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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  2. Y'ALL: Young Adult Library Leaders

    August 29, 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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  3. Teen Anime Club

    August 31, 2019, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM @ Valley Ranch Library Meeting Room

    Join us monthly for the Anime Club! For teens only.

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