Upcoming Programs

E.g., Jun 2, 2016
E.g., Jun 2, 2016

Basic Computer Class

Monday, May 2, 2016 - 10:00am to 11:00am

This class covers basic computer skills. No prior computer experience necessary. No signup or library card required. The library will have Chromebooks available to use, or attendees are welcome to bring their own laptop, tablet, or handheld device.

Mansfield Library Community Room
Mansfield Public Library
104 S Wisteria
Mansfield, TX 76063
Adult, Senior

Book Babies

Monday, May 2, 2016 - 12:00pm to 12:45pm

Just for you and the baby! Come laugh, dance, sing and explore with your child in your arms as they work on developing skills such as lifting their head towards sound and movement, visually following a moving object, supporting weight, reaching and grabbing objects and enhancing muscle...

Veterans Memorial Center
925 Conover Dr
Grand Prairie, TX 75051
Child

GO Center Mondays

Monday, May 2, 2016 - 3:00pm to 6:30pm

The GO Center is an outreach program created by inspirED to ensure students have access to higher education. At a GO Center, trained staff are available to assist with questions related to higher education, including college admission, sign-ups for SAT/ACT tests, finding applicable...

Northeast Branch Library
1905 Brown Blvd
Arlington, TX 76006
Teen
Youth Technology Centers

Family Game Time

Monday, May 2, 2016 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Family Game Time…fun for the whole family. Stop by the library, play some games, and make new friends. Scrabble, Uno, Memory, Dominos, Chess, Quickcups, Candy Land, and Jenga are just a few of the games that you and your family can enjoy playing. No registration required. Family Game Time is a...

Mansfield Library Community Room
Mansfield Public Library
104 S Wisteria
Mansfield, TX 76063
Child, Tween, Teen, Adult, Senior
Arts & Culture

Graphic Endeavors

Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Graphic novels have exploded in popularity in the last two decades. Some of this is thanks to cinematic adaptations of popular characters. However, graphic novels aren't all superheroes and crime fighters. Join us for an exploration of acclaimed, award-winning non-fiction and biographical...

Literacy House
Literacy House
101 E North St
Arlington, TX 76011-7528
Adult

Story Time for Tots (18 months to 3 years old)

Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 10:30am to 11:00am

Who: Toddlers 18 months to 3 years old with a caregiver.

What: 30 minutes of books, songs, finger-plays, and rhymes

Why: Introduces toddlers and parents to developmentally appropriate literature and related activities. Introduces group listening skills and provides...

Mansfield Library Community Room
Mansfield Public Library
104 S Wisteria
Mansfield, TX 76063
Child
Storytime

Read, Play, Learn

Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 11:00am to 11:45am

Come join us for family storytime! A family that reads together, succeeds together! Show your child how much fun it is to listen to stories and make connections through action rhymes and activities.

Grand Prairie Main Library
Veterans Center
925 Conover Dr.
Grand Prairie, TX 75051
Child

iPad Basics 1

Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm

It’s time to enter the digital age! In this series, learn everything you need to know to start using your iPad. Once you have an iPad, your next step should be learning about the physical features of the device and the accessories that come with it. This includes the different buttons...

The Gene and Jerry Jones Arlington Youth Foundation's Youth Technology Center
East Arlington Branch Library
1624 New York Ave
Arlington, TX 76010-4724
Adult, Senior

Creative Colors for Teens @ MPL

Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Are you stressed or just need some time to relax? If so, come join us for Creative Colors for Teens. Feel free to come for the whole time, or just stop in for 20 minutes. Programs are 2 hours and are come and go. All materials will be provided. 

Mansfield Library Community Room
Mansfield Public Library
104 S Wisteria
Mansfield, TX 76063
Teen
Arts & Culture

ESL Conversation Circle

Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

This program is for non-native English speakers who want to enhance their spoken English skills and increase their confidence in using conversational English. Classes are free and no registration is required.

Mansfield Public Library Meeting Room
104 S. Wisteria
Mansfield, TX 76063
Adult, Senior
Literacy / Tutoring

English Conversation Circle

Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Practice speaking with other students and native English speakers to improve your conversation skills, or sit in and listen to conversations to enhance your understanding.

You may come at any time to as many sessions as you want and you can bring a friend. No registration necessary!...

Literacy House
Literacy House
101 E North St
Arlington, TX 76011-7528
Adult, Senior
Literacy / Tutoring

Computer Basics, Part 1

Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

It’s time to enter the digital age! Learn everything you need to know to start using a computer, from how to use a mouse and keyboard, to an introduction to getting online and using the Internet! 

Topics to be covered in class:

  • What are the components of a computer
  • ...
Family Learning Lab
East Arlington Branch Library
1624 New York Ave
Arlington, TX 76010-4724
Adult, Senior

Conceptos básicos sobre computadoras, Parte 1

Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

 Los estudiantes deberán llegar al menos 10 minutos antes. Su espacio se llenará 5 minutos antes del comienzo de la clase con los estudiantes en lista de espera. ¡Es hora de entrar en la era digital! ¡Aprenda todo lo que necesita saber para comenzar a usar una computadora, desde cómo usar el...

Family Learning Lab
East Arlington Branch Library
1624 New York Ave
Arlington, TX 76010-4724
Adult, Senior

Listener's Story Time (3 to 6 years old)

Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 10:30am to 11:15am

Who: Children 3-6 years old with a caregiver

What: 30-45 minutes of books, songs, sign language, rhymes, and crafts.

Why: Fosters emergent literacy, reinforces group listening skills and creativity and allows children to interact with others and have fun.

Mansfield Library Community Room
Mansfield Public Library
104 S Wisteria
Mansfield, TX 76063
Child
Storytime

Little Listeners Storytime

Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 10:30am to 11:30am

Join us for a lively 60 minute storytime that includes stories, crafts and games. While the stories and activities are geared toward toddlers and other preschoolers, children of all ages are welcome.

Kennedale Public Library
Kennedale Public Library
316 W 3rd St
Kennedale, TX 76060
Child
Storytime

Girls Who Code

Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm

Girls Who Code is a unique program seeking inspire young girls to actively pursue and explore computer science. Through a proven curriculum, Girls Who Code equips girls with concrete technical skills that will provide the foundation for futures in technology, as well as leadership, teamwork...

The Gene and Jerry Jones Arlington Youth Foundation's Youth Technology Center
East Arlington Branch Library
1624 New York Ave
Arlington, TX 76010-4724
Tween, Teen

Introduction to Excel

Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Students must arrive at least 10 minutes early. Your space will be filled 5 minutes before the start of class. Take your computer skills to the next level with our FREE class on the basics of Microsoft Excel 2010!

The Introduction to Excel class is not a prerequisite to Excel 101, but...

Family Learning Lab
East Arlington Branch Library
1624 New York Ave
Arlington, TX 76010-4724
Adult, Senior

Pre-school & Kinder Ready

Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 10:00am to 10:45am

And they're off! Watch your child become more independent and confident as they go from following 2-3 step instructions to initiating games and play, from carrying on a conversation using 2-3 sentences to telling simple stories in full sentences and from  just listening to stories to...

Grand Prairie Main Library
901 Conover Dr
Grand Prairie, TX 75051
Child

Introduction to Excel

Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Students must arrive at least 10 minutes early. Your space will be filled 5 minutes before the start of class. Take your computer skills to the next level with our FREE class on the basics of Microsoft Excel 2010!

The Introduction to Excel class is not a prerequisite to Excel 101, but...

Family Learning Lab
East Arlington Branch Library
1624 New York Ave
Arlington, TX 76010-4724
Adult, Senior

Bilingual Story Time (3 to 6 years old)

Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 10:30am to 11:00am

Who: Children 3-6 years old, both English and Spanish speakers with a caregiver.

What: 30 minutes of books, songs, finger-plays and rhymes in both English and Spanish.

Why: Fosters emergent literacy, reinforces group listening skills and allows children to become familiar...

Mansfield Library Community Room
Mansfield Public Library
104 S Wisteria
Mansfield, TX 76063
Child
Storytime
randomness