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Library Adult Programs

  1. NEA Big Read Irving 2019: Virtual Book Club

    April 9, 2019, 10:00 AM - May 18, 2019, 6:00 PM @ Online.

    You can share insights on this year's Big Read title from home or from anywhere. Join us on the Facebook Virtual Book Club page at https://www.facebook.com/irvinglibrary/, which will go live the second week of April. Free.

    Irving's program partners for 2019 include Irving Public Library, Friends of the Irving Public Library, the City of Irving, and Irving Arts Center.

    NEA Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest. For more information, please visit https://www.arts.gov/national-initiatives/nea-big-read.

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  2. Novel Fiction Book Club discusses Orphan Train

    May 18, 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. Our selection for May is Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline. Reserve your copy of the current month's selection at the Valley Ranch Library information desk. Copies are limited.

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  3. Cook the Book Cooking Book Club: Hero Dinner

    May 18, 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. May's title is Hero Dinner: Complete One-Pan Meals that Save the Day (2019) by Marge Perry & David Bonom.

    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 Reference Desk to register for the book club and pick your recipe. This program is intended for patrons 18 and older. No children please.

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  4. Cinema13* Aquaman

    May 18, 2019, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Valley Ranch Library Meeting Room

    Join us for a movie on the big screen! See Aquaman (PG-13). Arthur Curry, the human-born heir to the underwater kingdom of Atlantis, goes on a quest to prevent a war between the worlds of ocean and land.Cinema13* is for adults and teens ages 13 and over.

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Library Events

  1. NEA Big Read Irving 2019: Wills and Estate Planning, Having that Hard Conversation

    May 18, 2019, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ East Branch Library Program Room

    Join us for a bilingual presentation for understanding and guidance through end-of-life issues, featuring the Dallas Association of Young Lawyers. Adults.

    NEA Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest. For more information, please visit https://www.arts.gov/national-initiatives/nea-big-read.

    Irving's program partners for the NEA Big Read 2019 include Irving Public Library, Friends of the Irving Public Library, City of Irving, and Irving Arts Center.

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  2. Author Visit with Marjorie Herrera Lewis at Friends Annual Meeting

    May 18, 2019, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ West Irving Library Meeting Room

    Following the Annual Meeting of the Friends of the Irving Public Library, enjoy refreshments and our guest speaker, Marjorie Herrera Lewis, author of When the Men Were Gone. Lewis’s historical novel debut is based on the true story of Tylene Wilson, a woman in 1940's Texas who, in spite of extreme opposition, became a female football coach in order to keep her students from heading off to war. Book signing and book sales follow the author talk. “Sublimely ties together the drama of high school football, gender politics, and the impact of war on a small town in Texas.” – Sports Illustrated.

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