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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. 

6:30...

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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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