Senior

Genealogy 101 Workshop

Want to learn more about your family history but don't know where to start? Come join us for Genealogy 101, a beginner's guide to starting your family tree. The program is completely free and only uses free online resources accessible through the Mansfield Public Library.

Henna Night

The art of henna body painting has been practiced for more than 5,000 years in India, Pakistan, Africa and the Middle East. Henna was not only a popular adornment for the rich but also the poor, who could not afford jewelry and used it to decorate their bodies. Join us for a special evening with a professional henna artist who will paint a henna design on you! Each henna application will take approximately 10 minutes. Space is extremely limited so register early.

Hit the Road! - Group and Solo Travel for Seniors

Take the scenic route! Learn about solo and group coach tours for seniors. Explore, experience, and learn more about the world around you.

Speakers from local bus tour company, Dan Dipert Tours , and the not-for-profit, educational Road Scholar organization will present information about these unique types of travel. Have a question? Both representatives will have Q&A time after their presentations.

Schedule:

Dan Dipert Tours : Wednesday, April 12 @...

Foster Care And Adoption 101

The mission of the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) is to protect the unprotected. Open your heart and your home to a child and learn from DFPS the basics of foster care and adoption. There is no charge to attend a foster care/adoption information meeting and registration is not required .

High School Equivalency Test Prep Classes

Are you hoping to get a better job or go to college, but you never got a diploma? Arlington Reads can help you achieve you dreams.

Our high school equivalency test prep classes can refresh information that may be a little fuzzy and will prepare you to take the exams so you can start living your dream. Our classes are small group and cover the five subjects that appear on the different HSE tests. These classes are offered in the spring and fall, and on different times to accommodate your personal life.

Contact Arlington Reads at 817.460.2727 to find out more information...

English as a Second Language Classes

Do you want to learn or improve your English? Arlington Reads can help!

Our small group classes are offered at all levels, whether you are just starting to learn the language or wanting to perfect your knowledge. These classes are offered on a semester basis, in the spring and fall. Contact Arlington Reads at 817.460.2727 for information about the next registration or other options to learn English.

Once Upon a Hip Hop

Stories can be read on the page, but did you know they can be told through dance? Come to the East Branch Library patio and enjoy a spectacular performance by Studio 74.

A program for all ages, this event is part of Spring Break Story Bonanza.

Human Trafficking

Human trafficking is modern-day slavery; the buying and selling of humans. Prevention happens through educating adults and youth about the plight of sex trafficking in America and equipping them with practical ways to keep themselves safe. Learn more about what you can do to combat this serious crime against humanity from Traffick911.

The two most common forms of human trafficking are sexual slavery/commercial sex trade and forced labor. We only thought slavery ended with the Emancipation Proclamation. It’s alive and well today with more slaves than at any point in history -...

A Taste of India

Brought to you by the Friends of the Mansfield Public Library:

Join Chef Adair Smith of Savvy’s Bistro & Mansfield ISD as he takes us on a culinary tour of India. Participants will learn to prepare four Indian dishes in this hands-on cooking class. The cost of this program is $40. Space is limited. Register for this unique event here . This program is located at Ben Barber Innovation Academy. REGISTRATION REQUIRED.

YOGA Demystified

Every body is a yoga body! Join us on Tuesday, March 28th from 6-7pm as yoga instructor Carla Henslee discusses the history of yoga, demystifies and educated us about this 5,000-year-old science. Also, we will enjoy a yoga practice focusing on breath and gentle movement. If you've never tried yoga before, this is a perfect place to start. No mat requried. Registration required.

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