Teen

Mansfield Reads Family Game Night

Bring the kids and spend a fun night learning how to play the ancient Indian game of Pallanguli! Families will make their own game boards, then be guided by library staff in how to play the game, similar to mancala. All materials will be provided. Registration is required. Please register once per family.

Oleander Planting

Paint a beautiful pot and plant an oleander in it. The Mansfield Parks and Recreation Department will be on hand to provide plant care information. This free program will be held just outside the library. Registration is required. Please register once per family.

Movie Night

In partnership with the Mansfield Arts Commission, join us at the historic Farr Best Theater in downtown Mansfield for a screening of The Mistress of Spices, PG-13, based on the book of the same name by this year's author. Concessions will be available.

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.

GEAR Robotics Competition

Do robots make you excited? GEAR stands for Get Excited about Robotics! This is a tournament style competition played by teams of students from 8 years old to 8th grade.

Be one of the first ones to find your seat and watch this fast paced action while you cheer on your favorite team.

Learn more about the GEAR competition by attending our GEAR Robotics Tournament Kick-Off .

Mansfield Rocks

Mansfield residents have been painting and hiding rocks all over the city for the last several months. Come join the organizer of Mansfield Rocks, Belinda Daughtry, for a fun evening of rock painting. Indian design examples will be provided, as well as all materials. Registration is required for this free event.

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.

Teen Craft

In Indian culture, elephants are a symbol of mental strength, earthiness and responsibility. In Hinduism, the elephant is a sacred animal and is considered the representation of Ganesh, the elephant-headed deity. Come make a “good luck” elephant garland with library staff. All materials will be provided. No registration is required.

Family Movie: The Jungle Book

Join us to watch the live-action Disney's Jungle Book on Friday, March 17 at 12pm. Come watch the adventures of Mowgli, the "man cub," raised by the Seeonee Indian wolf Raksha and her pack, led by Akela, in a jungle ever since he was brought to them as a baby. Popcorn will be provided, and please feel free to bring a drink of your choice. No registration required.

Legal Draft: A Library is Brewing

Join the craft brew revolution and support the Downtown Library with great drinks including root beer, live music, arts and crafts, and games for the whole family.

Admission at the door:

Adults (21+): $20 for a glass souvenir stein and three drinks Kids: $5 for unlimited root beer

Food truck fare and library swag will also be available for purchase.

Hosted by the Friends and Foundation of the Arlington Public Library.

Donate now at arlingtonlibrary.org/dream-central/

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