Senior

Speaker Series: Cleburne Baseball

Scott Cain, the author of the newly published book Cleburne Baseball will be joining Mansfield Public Library in speaking about his new book. Come learn about the history of baseball in Cleburne, TX and what it took to create this book. This event will be held at the Farr Best Theater. Registration is required.

Early Libraries in Texas: Architectural and Historical Perspectives

Celebrate and learn more about the rich history of early twentieth century Texas libraries. Retired librarian and history enthusiast Laureen Jacobs will present a retrospective of Carnegie-sponsored and locally-funded library buildings across the state of Texas. Step back in time to learn about the buildings themselves and the communities that supported and championed Texas public libraries in the 1900s.

Fun Fact: For over 30 years, businessman Andrew Carnegie funded the establishment of thousands of libraries across the United States of America in the early twentieth century,...

Community Conversations: Help Us Improve Library Services to People with Disabilities and Differences

Join the library for a community conversation on how to improve services to people with disabilities and differences.

Share your story with library staff on how the library can best serve the disability community in Arlington. If you are unable to attend one of these meetings, please contact Lisa at the above email address to share your input.

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Tip of the Iceberg

Getting a job is just the tip of the iceberg. Learn how to be the best you can be in the workplace!

Mansfield Reads: An Evening with the Author

Join us for what's sure to be an enlightening night as we hear from award-winning and bestselling author Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni. Rounded out by food and a book signing. Please RSVP at www.mansfieldlibraryfriends.org .

Speaker Series: Affordable Care Act

Join Mansfield Public Library on Thursday, April 13th from 6-7pm for an evening of learning about the Affordable Care Act. Please bring your questions for our health care representative to answer. Our health care speaker is bilingual and welcomes questions in either English or Spanish.

Texas Travel

Get out and explore our state! Learn about day trips around north Texas from Michelle Ames , travel writer and blogger. Her blog, Having Fun in the Texas Sun , is updated regularly with fun posts about places all over Texas!

And join a cruise chat circle to trade tips and learn the how-to's of Galveston port cruising. For cruising veterans and first-timers alike!

Schedule:

Michelles Ames, Travel Writer and Blogger: Wednesday, April 26 @ Southwest Branch Cruise...

Murder Mystery Night at Savor Coffee Bar and Eatery

Murder is tonight's special. Join us for the library's murder mystery night event at Savor Coffee Bar and Eatery: Murder on the Boardwalk .

Grab your best fedora or favorite string of pearls and follow the clues to solve the case! Savor Coffee Bar will offer a special-themed menu for purchase during the murder mystery night. The mystery will begin promptly at 6 p.m., feel free to arrive a little early to meet and mingle with other attendees.

For Adults 18+!

Your Story - Writing, Preserving, Organizing, Recording, and Cooking your Family's History

Your family's history is richer than what can be recorded on genealogy charts. Join us for an exciting exploration of multiple strategies for turning your story into a lasting legacy future generation can easily access and enjoy!

April 19 WRITE YOUR STORY Learn strategies for putting your collected family stories into forms others can enjoy, whether a collection of humorous anecdotes, a formal multigenerational family history, or something else entirely.

May 17 ORGANIZE YOUR STORY Are your family history research...

LEGO Party

Stop by for a LEGO free-for-all for the whole family! Build a car, a spaceship, or a castle. Anything you can imagine! Build as a group or let everyone take on their own project. This event is come and go.

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