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Posted on: February 24, 2020

Books and Beyond: Minecraft at the Central Library

Picture of a Minecraft pig and person in front of a wall

Participants at the March event will enjoy Minecraft-based activities including designing a scene or character using colored sticky notes, building a character out of cardboard boxes, creating Creeper magnets, and playing a Creeper bean bag toss game.

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Posted on: January 9, 2020

Little Art Explorers at the South Garland Branch Library

Picture of colored squares and rectangles for Little Art Explorers Mondrian workshop

Little Art Explorers will support early child development by integrating activities that build motor skills, increase vocabulary, improve symbol recognition, and encourage emotional awareness. Attendees will focus on the process of making art rather than ...

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Posted on: February 24, 2020

Art Explorers: Seuss-Inspired Illustrations at the Walnut Creek Branch Library

Drawing of Thing 1 and Thing 2 from Dr. Seuss

Children attending Art Explorers learn about different types of art, then develop their STEAM art skills by creating their own masterpieces. Attendees at the March event will learn about Seuss’ line art technique and use it to draw their own cha...

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Posted on: February 24, 2020

Family Movie: Secret Life of Pets 2 at the Walnut Creek Branch Library

Secret life of pets 2 movie poster

The Secret Life of Pets 2 relates the further adventures of Max the terrier and his fellow pets while their owners are away from home. Max’s owner Kate has gotten married and had a child. Max is having a hard time with the change, but on a trip ...

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Posted on: February 24, 2020

Family Movie: Detective Pikachu at the North Garland Branch Library

Detective Pikachu movie poster

In Detective Pikachu, ace detective Harry Goodman goes missing. To find him, Goodman’s son Tim must team up with Harry’s former Pokémon partner Detective Pikachu. Along the way Tim and Pikachu meet a diverse cast of characte...

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Posted on: February 24, 2020

Family Movie: Toy Story 4 at the South Garland Branch Library

Toy Story 4 movie poster

In Toy Story 4, Woody, Buzz, and the gang go on a road trip with a new toy named Forky. The trip turns into an unexpected reunion when they meet their old friend Bo Peep. The gang reminisces and discovers that each of them have unique hopes and dreams. Th...

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Posted on: February 24, 2020

Police Officer Storytime for Preschoolers at the North Garland Branch Library

Police badge

Children attending this event will learn about what police officers do and how they help people in the community. The officer will read a book to the kids, then give them a tour of a patrol car. The children will also get to make their own police caps.

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Posted on: February 24, 2020

Little Art Explorers: Picasso-Inspired Portraits at the South Garland Branch Library

Picture of a Picasso painting

Children at the March event will learn about artist Pablo Picasso and construct their own portraits using his style. Attendees focus on the process of making art rather than the finished product.

10:30 a.m., Friday, March 20.  South Garland Branch...

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