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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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Library Kids

  1. Play & Learn Storytime @ Valley Ranch Library (tickets required)

    December 13, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Valley Ranch Library Lobby

    For ages 6 months to 4 years old. Preschoolers enjoy learning while they play, create, and explore together. Activities include toys, games, arts and crafts, simple science experiments, coding, music, stories, and more. Play & Learn is sponsored by the YMCA.

    Tickets are required to attend this program. Please visit the library's information desk 30 minutes prior to the program to pick up a free ticket.

    Valley Ranch Library offers three Play & Learn storytime sessions per week, excluding holidays: Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. and 12:15 p.m., and Fridays at 10:30 a.m.

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  2. Family Storytime @ West Irving Library

    December 13, 2019, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ West Irving Library Storytime Room

    For ages birth to 5 years old. Songs, stories, and puppet plays for young children.

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  3. Baby Bookworms Storytime @ Valley Ranch Library (tickets required)

    December 16, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Valley Ranch Library Meeting Room

    For ages birth to 15 months old. This lapsit storytime offers gentle activities including songs and fingerplays that build early literacy skills. Tickets are required to attend this program. Please visit the library's information desk 30 minutes prior to the program to pick up a free ticket.

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  4. Play & Learn Storytime @ South Irving Library

    December 16, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ South Irving Library Meeting Room #1

    For ages 6 months to 4 years old. Preschoolers enjoy learning while they play, create, and explore together. Activities include toys, games, arts and crafts, simple science experiments, coding, music, stories, and more. Play & Learn is sponsored by the YMCA of Irving. This storytime is held in the first floor program room.

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  5. Toddler Storytime @ West Irving Library

    December 16, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ West Irving Library Storytime Room

    Toddlers ages 1-3 years old will enjoy this program full of stories, songs, fingerplays, and a lot of movement. Get ready for fun!

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  6. Play & Learn Storytime @ Valley Ranch Library (tickets required)

    December 17, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Valley Ranch Library Glass Alcove

    For ages 6 months to 4 years old. Preschoolers enjoy learning while they play, create, and explore together. Activities include toys, games, arts and crafts, simple science experiments, coding, music, stories, and more. Play & Learn is sponsored by the YMCA.

    Tickets are required to attend this program. Please visit the library's information desk 30 minutes prior to the program to pick up a free ticket.

    Valley Ranch Library offers three Play & Learn storytime sessions per week, excluding holidays: Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. and 12:15 p.m., and Fridays at 10:30 a.m.

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  7. Preschool Storytime @ South Irving Library

    December 17, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ South Irving Library Meeting Room #1

    For ages 3 to 6 years old. This program features stories, songs, puppet shows, and crafts. On the third Tuesday of the month, the storytime is bilingual. This storytime is held in the first floor program room.

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  8. Play, Learn, Grow Storytime @ West Irving Library

    December 17, 2019, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ West Irving Library Storytime Room

    For ages birth to 5 years old. This storytime offers a variety of interactive stations for children to learn and explore with a caregiver.

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  9. Play & Learn Storytime @ Valley Ranch Library (tickets required)

    December 17, 2019, 12:15 PM - 12:45 PM @ Valley Ranch Library Lobby

    For ages 6 months to 4 years old. Preschoolers enjoy learning while they play, create, and explore together. Activities include toys, games, arts and crafts, simple science experiments, coding, music, stories, and more. Play & Learn is sponsored by the YMCA.

    Tickets are required to attend this program. Please visit the library's information desk 30 minutes prior to the program to pick up a free ticket.

    Valley Ranch Library offers three Play & Learn storytime sessions per week, excluding holidays: Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. and 12:15 p.m., and Fridays at 10:30 a.m.

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  10. Family Storytime @ Valley Ranch Library (tickets required)

    December 17, 2019, 7:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Valley Ranch Library Lobby

    For ages birth to 5 years old. Songs, stories, and puppet plays for young children. Tickets are required to attend this program. Please visit the library's information desk 30 minutes prior to the program to pick up a free ticket.

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  11. Baby Bookworms Storytime @ West Irving Library

    December 18, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ West Irving Library Storytime Room

    For ages birth to 18 months old. This lapsit storytime offers gentle activities including songs and fingerplays that build early literacy skills.

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  12. Toddler Storytime @ South Irving Library

    December 18, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ South Irving Library Program Room

    Ages 18 months to 3 years old. Toddlers and their caregivers enjoy stories, songs, and movement. On the third Wednesday of the month, the storytime is bilingual.

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  13. Toddler Storytime @ Valley Ranch Library (tickets required)

    December 18, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Valley Ranch Library Meeting Room

    For ages 1 to 3 years old. This interactive program includes stories, songs, and fingerplays. Tickets are required to attend this program. Please visit the library's information desk 30 minutes prior to the program to pick up a free ticket.

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  14. Craftworks, Junior: Holiday Crafts

    December 18, 2019, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ West Irving Library Meeting Room

    Junior crafters will make a variety of holiday crafts and treats this month!

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  15. 1, 2, Me & You Storytime @ Valley Ranch Library (tickets required)

    December 19, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Valley Ranch Library Meeting Room

    For ages 1 to 2 years old. This storytime gets children moving! Activities highlight motor skills to keep young minds and bodies occupied, and includes stories and songs to encourage literacy. Tickets are required to attend this program. Please visit the library's information desk 30 minutes prior to the program to pick up a free ticket.

    Two sessions are held at Valley Ranch Library, both on Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.

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  16. Baby Bookworms Storytime @ South Irving Library

    December 19, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ South Irving Library Program Room

    For ages birth to 18 months old. This lapsit storytime offers gentle activities including songs and fingerplays that build early literacy skills.

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  17. 1, 2, Me & You Storytime @ Valley Ranch Library (tickets required)

    December 19, 2019, 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ Valley Ranch Library Meeting Room

    For ages 1 to 2 years old. This storytime gets children moving! Activities highlight motor skills to keep young minds and bodies occupied, and includes stories and songs to encourage literacy. Tickets are required to attend this program. Please visit the library's information desk 30 minutes prior to the program to pick up a free ticket.

    Two sessions are held at Valley Ranch Library, both on Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.

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  18. Family Storytime @ West Irving Library

    December 19, 2019, 7:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ West Irving Library Storytime Room

    For ages birth to 5 years old. Songs, stories, and puppet plays for young children.

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  19. Play & Learn Storytime @ Valley Ranch Library (tickets required)

    December 20, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Valley Ranch Library Lobby

    For ages 6 months to 4 years old. Preschoolers enjoy learning while they play, create, and explore together. Activities include toys, games, arts and crafts, simple science experiments, coding, music, stories, and more. Play & Learn is sponsored by the YMCA.

    Tickets are required to attend this program. Please visit the library's information desk 30 minutes prior to the program to pick up a free ticket.

    Valley Ranch Library offers three Play & Learn storytime sessions per week, excluding holidays: Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. and 12:15 p.m., and Fridays at 10:30 a.m.

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  20. Family Storytime @ West Irving Library

    December 20, 2019, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ West Irving Library Storytime Room

    For ages birth to 5 years old. Songs, stories, and puppet plays for young children.

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  21. Art Attack

    December 20, 2019, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ South Irving Library Program Room

    Kids in grades K-5 unleash their creativity as we explore different art techniques.

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  22. Chapter Books and Cozy Nooks discusses Geronimo Stilton's The Enormouse Pearl Heist

    December 21, 2019, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM @ South Irving Library Discovery Zone

    Grades 1-3 discuss a travel-themed book and participate in related activities, including a craft. This month's selection is The Enormouse Pearl Heist by Geronimo Stilton. Free chapter books are given out monthly. Limited to the first 10 children. This book club meets on the 2nd floor in Study Room C.

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  23. Baby Bookworms Storytime @ Valley Ranch Library (tickets required)

    December 23, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Valley Ranch Library Meeting Room

    For ages birth to 15 months old. This lapsit storytime offers gentle activities including songs and fingerplays that build early literacy skills. Tickets are required to attend this program. Please visit the library's information desk 30 minutes prior to the program to pick up a free ticket.

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  24. Toddler Storytime @ West Irving Library

    December 23, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ West Irving Library Storytime Room

    Toddlers ages 1-3 years old will enjoy this program full of stories, songs, fingerplays, and a lot of movement. Get ready for fun!

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  25. Family Movie Time: Abominable

    December 23, 2019, 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ West Irving Library Meeting Room

    Enjoy this movie on the big screen, which features a trio of teenagers helping a friendly creature get back home. Rated PG.

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  26. 1, 2, Me & You Storytime @ Valley Ranch Library (tickets required)

    December 26, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Valley Ranch Library Meeting Room

    For ages 1 to 2 years old. This storytime gets children moving! Activities highlight motor skills to keep young minds and bodies occupied, and includes stories and songs to encourage literacy. Tickets are required to attend this program. Please visit the library's information desk 30 minutes prior to the program to pick up a free ticket.

    Two sessions are held at Valley Ranch Library, both on Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.

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  27. Baby Bookworms Storytime @ South Irving Library

    December 26, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ South Irving Library Program Room

    For ages birth to 18 months old. This lapsit storytime offers gentle activities including songs and fingerplays that build early literacy skills.

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  28. 1, 2, Me & You Storytime @ Valley Ranch Library (tickets required)

    December 26, 2019, 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ Valley Ranch Library Meeting Room

    For ages 1 to 2 years old. This storytime gets children moving! Activities highlight motor skills to keep young minds and bodies occupied, and includes stories and songs to encourage literacy. Tickets are required to attend this program. Please visit the library's information desk 30 minutes prior to the program to pick up a free ticket.

    Two sessions are held at Valley Ranch Library, both on Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.

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  29. Family Movie Time: Angry Birds 2

    December 26, 2019, 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ West Irving Library Meeting Room

    Enjoy this movie on the big screen, featuring more of the epic battle based on the bestselling video game. Rated PG.

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  30. Family Storytime @ West Irving Library

    December 26, 2019, 7:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ West Irving Library Storytime Room

    For ages birth to 5 years old. Songs, stories, and puppet plays for young children.

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  31. Family Storytime @ West Irving Library

    December 27, 2019, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ West Irving Library Storytime Room

    For ages birth to 5 years old. Songs, stories, and puppet plays for young children.

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  32. Family Movie Time: Dora and the Lost City of Gold

    December 27, 2019, 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ West Irving Library Meeting Room

    Enjoy this live-action movie on the big screen, which features the famous teenage explorer, along with her friends, as they journey to rescue her parents and uncover a hidden city. Rated PG.

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  33. Baby Bookworms Storytime @ Valley Ranch Library (tickets required)

    December 30, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Valley Ranch Library Meeting Room

    For ages birth to 15 months old. This lapsit storytime offers gentle activities including songs and fingerplays that build early literacy skills. Tickets are required to attend this program. Please visit the library's information desk 30 minutes prior to the program to pick up a free ticket.

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  34. Play & Learn Storytime @ South Irving Library

    December 30, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ South Irving Library Meeting Room #1

    For ages 6 months to 4 years old. Preschoolers enjoy learning while they play, create, and explore together. Activities include toys, games, arts and crafts, simple science experiments, coding, music, stories, and more. Play & Learn is sponsored by the YMCA of Irving. This storytime is held in the first floor program room.

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  35. Toddler Storytime @ West Irving Library

    December 30, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ West Irving Library Storytime Room

    Toddlers ages 1-3 years old will enjoy this program full of stories, songs, fingerplays, and a lot of movement. Get ready for fun!

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  36. Preschool Storytime @ South Irving Library

    December 31, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ South Irving Library Meeting Room #1

    For ages 3 to 6 years old. This program features stories, songs, puppet shows, and crafts. On the third Tuesday of the month, the storytime is bilingual. This storytime is held in the first floor program room.

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