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Posted on: August 14, 2019

Book Club for Adults at the South Garland Library

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At the first meeting, library staff and attendees will determine the club’s direction, goals, style, and reading list for the next six months. Participants are encouraged to bring title selections. 

6:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 19South Gar...

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Posted on: August 14, 2019

Senior Social Hour: Jazzland Ensemble at the Central Library

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Jazzland was formed in 2017 by New Horizons Band member Mica Calfee. The ensemble plays light and contemporary interpretations of classic songs such as All of Me, Fly Me to the Moon, Georgia on my Mind, and Beyond the Sea.

2 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 19Central...

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Posted on: August 14, 2019

Adult Money Smart Workshop at the Central Library

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Attendees will be introduced to two modules in Money Smart, a financial literacy program developed by the FDIC. The modules present budgeting techniques, explain how to read a pay statement, cover how to develop a spending plan, and recommend which bills ...

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Posted on: September 17, 2019

Cook the Book: Mexican food at the South Garland Branch Library

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Cook the Book participants will choose a recipe from a pre-selected Mexican food cookbook when they register for the event. They will then prepare the recipe at home and bring it to be enjoyed in a buffet-style meal at the library on Tuesday, Oct. 1. &...

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Posted on: September 18, 2019

Adult Craft Workshop: T-Shirt Yarn Art

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Attendees will need to bring their own T-shirt, though all additional supplies will be provided by the library. Each participant will make a coaster with their yarn.

2 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 5South Garland Branch LibraryRegistration opens Saturday, Sept. 219...

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Posted on: September 18, 2019

Desktop and File Management

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Gain an understanding of the three major sections of a desktop, learn how to open and close files, folders and programs, and distinguish between file types.

10:30 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 12  South Garland Branch LibraryRegistration opens Saturday, Se...

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Posted on: September 18, 2019

Senior Social Hour: A visit from the Dallas Zoo

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Zoo staff will present an educational and interactive program featuring six to eight different animals from around the world, including a variety of birds, mammals, and reptiles. 

2 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 17Central Library972-205-2502

Due to the pres...

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Posted on: September 18, 2019

The Matrix - Interactive Screening for Adults at the Central Library

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In The Matrix, a computer hacker living a double life learns the true nature of reality and his role in the war against the super-computers trying to quash the human rebellion. The Matrix is rated R due to sci-fi violence and language. This event is open ...

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Posted on: September 18, 2019

Job Application Basics

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The class will cover the basics of filling out applications, explain how to implement keywords from job descriptions, suggest sources for researching a company, and discuss references and cover letters. No registration is required to attend. 

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Posted on: September 18, 2019

Stomp Rockets Workshop

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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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