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Library Adult Classes

  1. Adult ESL Classes: Advanced Level

    December 16, 2019, 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Valley Ranch Library Meeting Room

    Learn English vocabulary, writing, and conversation. Facilitated by the Irving Independent School District Adult Education Department and Workforce Solutions. Sessions for the advanced level are on Mondays and Wednesdays from noon-3 p.m. For more information, please call (972) 600-6130.

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  2. Adult ESL Classes: Beginning/Intermediate Levels

    December 17, 2019, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Valley Ranch Library Meeting Room

    Learn English vocabulary, writing, and conversation. Facilitated by the Irving Independent School District Adult Education Department and Workforce Solutions. Sessions for beginning and intermediate levels are on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2-5 p.m. For more information, please call (972) 600-6130.

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Library Adult Programs

  1. Winterfest Adults: Rustic Wooden Christmas Tree Painting Craft

    December 13, 2019, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM @ Valley Ranch Library Meeting Room

    Get in the holiday spirit by painting and distressing your own rustic wooden Christmas trees. All supplies are provided. Adults only.

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  2. Novel Fiction Book Club discusses Bellewether

    December 14, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Valley Ranch Library Meeting Room

    Please join us for fun, friendship, and a lively discussion. This book group focuses on novels from a variety of fiction genres. Light refreshments. Reserve your copy of the current month's selection at the Valley Ranch Library information desk. Copies are limited.

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  3. Winterfest Adults: Cook the Book Club & Cookie Exchange (registration required)

    December 14, 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Valley Ranch Library Meeting Room

    Join us for the Second Annual Winterfest Cookie Exchange on this special date! Choose a cookie or sweets recipe from our featured cookbook to prepare and share at this special version of Cook the Book: A Cooking Book Club. Registration is required. Please stop by the Valley Ranch information desk to sign up and select your recipe. Adults only. Must be 18 years or older to participate.

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  4. Cinema 13* Movie: Fast & Furious Presents Hobbs & Shaw

    December 14, 2019, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Valley Ranch Library Meeting Room

    Watch a movie on the big screen! Total opposites Hobbs and Shaw team up to prevent a seemingly indestructible cyber-soldier from eliminating humanity. Rated PG-13. For ages 13 and older.

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  5. Career Help with Workforce Solutions @ South Irving Library

    December 16, 2019, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ South Irving Library Program Room

    A representative from Workforce Solutions helps adults with career assessments, online job searches, and free job training information.

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  6. Tech Tutor @ West Irving Library

    December 16, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ West Irving Library Computer Lab

    Would you like assistance with your technology questions? Tech Tutor is here to help you:

    Use your tablet or smart phone,
    Learn how to format a resume,
    Set up an email account,
    Download eBooks and audiobooks.

    Walk-ins are welcome. Appointments are available by using the online form. Please call the library for more details at (972) 721-2691.

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  7. Winterfest Adults: Holiday-Themed Coloring

    December 16, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Valley Ranch Library Meeting Room

    Do you enjoy coloring? Join us for these weekly holiday events with music, themed coloring pages, bookmarks, and holiday cards. All supplies are provided. Adults only.

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  8. Career Help with Workforce Solutions @ Valley Ranch Library

    December 17, 2019, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Valley Ranch Library Lobby

    A representative from Workforce Solutions helps adults with career assessments, online job searches, and free job training information. For more information, please contact Workforce Solutions directly at (972) 264-5881, ext. 2336.

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  9. Color Me Calm: Christmas

    December 17, 2019, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ South Irving Library Meeting Room #3

    Take some time during this busy season to sit back and relax. Color joyful holiday images during this come-and-go program for adults.

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  10. Meditation Workshop

    December 17, 2019, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ West Irving Library Storytime Room

    Feeling stressed? Find peace within, learn to meditate and find balance with guided meditation. This free program is presented by DFW Sahaja Yoga Meditation.

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  11. Irving Writers Salon

    December 17, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ West Irving Library Meeting Room

    On the third Tuesday of the month, meet fellow local writers interested in sharing their latest works and improving techniques. The group is open to all levels of writers, whether you have a working manuscript or are just starting out on your journey. Writers are encouraged to bring samples of their work to share, but it’s not required. Readers are welcome to join in to listen and provide feedback.

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  12. Career Help with Workforce Solutions @ West Irving Library

    December 18, 2019, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ West Irving Library Meeting Room

    A representative from Workforce Solutions helps adults with career assessments, online job searches, and free job training information.

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  13. English/Spanish Language Meditation

    December 18, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ South Irving Library Program Room

    Discover the inner self and understand your connection to the universe through the practice of meditation. Presented by DFW Sahaja Yoga Meditation. Non-Spanish speakers and all ages are welcome. This month's dates are on the following Wednesdays: Dec. 4, 11, and 18.

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  14. I "Heart" YA Book Club discusses The Afterlife of Holly Chase

    December 18, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ South Irving Library Board Room

    A group for YA lovers! This month we're reading The Afterlife of Holly Chase. Seventeen-year-old Holly Chase is selfish and coldhearted and when she's visited by the three Christmas Spirits she doesn't listen. Her fate befalls her and now she must navigate a new existence as the latest Ghost of Christmas Past.

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  15. Yoga for Success

    December 19, 2019, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ South Irving Library Meeting Room #2

    Isha Foundation instructors present this series featuring simple yoga for ages 7 years old through adult. The Isha Foundation recommends attending class on an empty stomach. Please bring your own yoga mat and towel. This month's programs are on the following Thursdays: Dec. 5, 12, and 19.

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  16. Winterfest Adults: Holiday-Scented Bath Salt Scrub Craft

    December 20, 2019, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM @ Valley Ranch Library Meeting Room

    Create your own custom scented bath salt scrub. It makes a perfect holiday gift for you or a friend. All supplies are provided. Adults only.

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  17. Career Help with Workforce Solutions @ South Irving Library

    December 23, 2019, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ South Irving Library Program Room

    A representative from Workforce Solutions helps adults with career assessments, online job searches, and free job training information.

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  18. Tech Tutor @ West Irving Library

    December 23, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ West Irving Library Computer Lab

    Would you like assistance with your technology questions? Tech Tutor is here to help you:

    Use your tablet or smart phone,
    Learn how to format a resume,
    Set up an email account,
    Download eBooks and audiobooks.

    Walk-ins are welcome. Appointments are available by using the online form. Please call the library for more details at (972) 721-2691.

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  19. Winterfest Adults: Holiday-Themed Coloring

    December 23, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Valley Ranch Library Meeting Room

    Do you enjoy coloring? Join us for these weekly holiday events with music, themed coloring pages, bookmarks, and holiday cards. All supplies are provided. Adults only.

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  20. Winterfest Adults: Snowman Mason Jar Craft

    December 28, 2019, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Valley Ranch Library Meeting Room

    During this special craft event, you'll create your own snowman-themed mason jar. All supplies are provided. Adults only.

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  21. Cinema 13* Movie: Where'd You Go, Bernadette

    December 28, 2019, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Valley Ranch Library Meeting Room

    Watch a movie on the big screen! Based on the bestselling novel by Maria Semple, a mom who seems to have it all suddenly takes off on her own, and her family launches a quest to find her. Rated PG-13. For ages 13 and older.

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  22. Career Help with Workforce Solutions @ South Irving Library

    December 30, 2019, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ South Irving Library Program Room

    A representative from Workforce Solutions helps adults with career assessments, online job searches, and free job training information.

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  23. Tech Tutor @ West Irving Library

    December 30, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ West Irving Library Computer Lab

    Would you like assistance with your technology questions? Tech Tutor is here to help you:

    Use your tablet or smart phone,
    Learn how to format a resume,
    Set up an email account,
    Download eBooks and audiobooks.

    Walk-ins are welcome. Appointments are available by using the online form. Please call the library for more details at (972) 721-2691.

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  24. Winterfest Adults: Snowman-Themed Coloring

    December 30, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Valley Ranch Library Meeting Room

    Do you enjoy coloring? Join us for these weekly holiday events with music, themed coloring pages, bookmarks, and holiday cards. All supplies are provided. Adults only.

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  25. Career Help with Workforce Solutions @ Valley Ranch Library

    December 31, 2019, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Valley Ranch Library Lobby

    A representative from Workforce Solutions helps adults with career assessments, online job searches, and free job training information. For more information, please contact Workforce Solutions directly at (972) 264-5881, ext. 2336.

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Library Events

  1. Winterfest Family Movie Matinee: The Nutcracker and the Four Realms

    December 14, 2019, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ Valley Ranch Library Meeting Room

    Watch this adventure on the big screen, featuring a young girl on a quest to find a magical key in a fantasy world of toys and mice. Rated PG.

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  2. Posadas Holiday Celebration

    December 14, 2019, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM @ East Branch Library

    The annual Posadas holiday tradition continues with a performance by Ballet Folklorico Dos Tierras, crafts, music, cuisine, and a visit from Dr. René Saldaña, celebrated children’s author of the Mickey Rangel Mysteries series and “The Jumping Tree.”

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  3. Winterfest: Flutasia Holiday Concert

    December 16, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Valley Ranch Library Lobby

    Get into the spirit of the season with the Fourth Annual Holiday Concert featuring the Flutasia Flute Choir.

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  4. Winterfest: Pictures with Santa (tickets required)

    December 21, 2019, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Valley Ranch Library Meeting Room

    We will bring Santa, and you bring your camera to capture the moment. Tickets are required.

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  5. Party with the Grinch

    December 21, 2019, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM @ West Irving Library Meeting Room

    With treats, crafts, and play, everyone's hearts will grow three sizes this day! Join us for an afternoon of Grinchy good family fun, including taking photos with the classic character himself. Please bring your own phone or camera to take pictures.

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  6. Libraries Closed Dec. 24 and Dec. 25

    December 24, 2019, All Day @ All Irving Public Library Locations.

    Library locations will be closed on Tuesday, Dec. 24 and Wednesday, Dec. 25.

    Locations:
    South Irving Library, 601 Schulze Drive.
    Valley Ranch Library, 401 Cimarron Trail.
    West Irving Library, 4444 W. Rochelle Road.

    East Library, 440 S. Nursery Road, is closed for renovations as of Sunday, Dec. 15, 2019. Join us for a community celebration and open house from 2-4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020.

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  7. Christmas Holiday - No Trash Pickup / City Offices Closed

    December 25, 2019, All Day @ Various city facilities

    There will be no residential trash, curbside recycling or brush collection Dec. 25. In addition the following facilities will be closed:

    • City Hall
    • The Hunter Ferrell Landfill, libraries and recreation centers
    • The Heritage Senior Center
    • The North Lake Natatorium and Heritage Aquatic Center
    • The Irving Arts Center

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  8. Libraries Closed Dec. 24 and Dec. 25

    December 25, 2019, All Day @ All Irving Public Library Locations.

    Library locations will be closed on Tuesday, Dec. 24 and Wednesday, Dec. 25.

    Locations:
    South Irving Library, 601 Schulze Drive.
    Valley Ranch Library, 401 Cimarron Trail.
    West Irving Library, 4444 W. Rochelle Road.

    East Library, 440 S. Nursery Road, is closed for renovations as of Sunday, Dec. 15, 2019. Join us for a community celebration and open house from 2-4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020.

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  9. Winterfest Family Movie Matinee: Miracle on 34th Street

    December 28, 2019, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Valley Ranch Library Meeting Room

    Watch the classic Miracle on 34th Street on the big screen! Rated PG.

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  10. Libraries Close Dec. 31 at 5 p.m.

    December 31, 2019, All Day @ All Irving Public Library Locations.

    Library locations close at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 31, and will be closed on Wednesday, Jan. 1.

    Locations:
    South Irving Library, 601 Schulze Drive.
    Valley Ranch Library, 401 Cimarron Trail.
    West Irving Library, 4444 W. Rochelle Road.

    East Library, 440 S. Nursery Road, is closed for renovations as of Sunday, Dec. 15, 2019. Join us for a community celebration and open house from 2-4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020.

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  11. Noon Year's Eve @ South Irving Library

    December 31, 2019, 10:30 AM - 12:15 PM @ South Irving Library Program Room

    Ring in the New Year with a party for pint-sized revelers. Instead of staying up past bedtime, children will be wide awake for a festive countdown to noon. The following locations will host events beginning at the following times:

    10:30 a.m., South Irving Library, 601 Schulze Drive.
    11 a.m., Valley Ranch Library, 401 Cimarron Trail.
    11:30 a.m., West Irving Library, 4444 W. Rochelle Road.

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  12. Winterfest & Noon Year's Eve @ Valley Ranch Library

    December 31, 2019, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Valley Ranch Library Meeting Room

    Join us at the final event of Valley Ranch Library's Winterfest 2019 with crafts and a bubbly Noon Year's countdown. The following locations will host events for all ages beginning at the following times:

    10:30 a.m., South Irving Library, 601 Schulze Drive.
    11 a.m., Valley Ranch Library, 401 Cimarron Trail.
    11:30 a.m., West Irving Library, 4444 W. Rochelle Road.

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  13. Noon Year's Eve @ West Irving Library

    December 31, 2019, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM @ West Irving Library Meeting Room

    Ring in the New Year with a party for pint-sized revelers. Instead of staying up past bedtime, children will be wide awake for a festive countdown to noon. The following locations will host events beginning at the following times:

    10:30 a.m., South Irving Library, 601 Schulze Drive.
    11 a.m., Valley Ranch Library, 401 Cimarron Trail.
    11:30 a.m., West Irving Library, 4444 W. Rochelle Road.

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