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Posted on: October 1, 2019

It's a Mystery!

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Displayed books will be wrapped in plain brown paper to disguise their identity and only the first line of the book and mystery subgenre will be written on the wrapping.  Included with the book will be a ‘Case Notes’ card wher...

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Posted on: September 18, 2019

Stomp Rockets Workshop at the Central Library

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 A stomp rocket is a small rocket that is placed on a launcher and powered by stepping on an air pump. Participants at the library’s Stomp Rockets Workshop will use a provided pattern to assemble and decorate a paper rocket. They may then take th...

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Posted on: October 22, 2019

Adult Craft Workshop: Rock Magnets at the South Garland Branch Library

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Workshop participants will use acrylic paints to decorate the rocks with personal designs before adding the magnets. 

2 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 9South Garland Branch LibraryRegistration opens Saturday, Oct. 26972-205-3931

Each adult craft workshop fea...

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Posted on: October 22, 2019

Cook the Book - vegetarian style at the South Garland Branch Library

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In order to sign up for the November event, Cook the Book participants will choose a recipe from "Meatless in Cowtown" and register their dish with the librarians at the South Garland Branch Library. They will then prepare the recipe at home and...

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Posted on: October 22, 2019

Library Computer Classroom: Internet for Beginners at the Central Library

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The instructor will introduce the Internet browsers and select websites, discuss Internet safety and engage students with activities. Students will learn the basic parts of the Internet browser and become familiar with the Google search engine interface. ...

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Posted on: October 22, 2019

Senior Social Hour: Dorayne Breedlove, Native American Storyteller at the Central Library

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In addition to the art of storytelling, Ms. Breedlove is well-versed in music, puppetry, and theatre, and has been performing for more than 20 years. For this appearance, Ms. Breedlove will present “Living the Life of Aloha,” which wil...

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Posted on: October 22, 2019

Canine Enrichment: Stimulating Your Dog's Brain at the South Garland Branch Library

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Amanda Fedric will discuss how to mentally stimulate your dog to help alleviate symptoms of boredom and understimulation, such as chewing, barking, excess energy, and destructive behaviors.  Longevity treats and problem solving for dogs will also...

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Posted on: October 22, 2019

Adult Book Club: Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine at the South Garland Branch Library

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Library staff and attendees will discuss Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman and enjoy light refreshments. 

6:30 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 21South Garland Branch Library972-205-3931

Search for the book: http://ow.ly/YpM150wPlTD

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