Irving Public Library - South

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Irving Public Library (IPL) serves a forward-thinking and diverse city, named the first municipality to win the Texas Award for Performance Excellence in 2011. The library’s vision is to be a center of the community, improving the quality of life of Irving residents through community engagement, educational events and advanced technology. Currently the system consists of one central library and three satellite branches in the north, west and east areas of town. IPL is also sustained by a vibrant Friends group that supports literacy in the community through many philanthropic projects. Irving regularly works with national organizations and retailers, cultural societies, private businesses and nearby schools to present community events, award-winning author panels and exhibits.

Today the system boasts four modern community centers with state-of-the-art offerings that draw people to the area, a far cry from Irving’s first library, set up in the corner of a furniture store in 1941. The Gold LEED certified West Irving Library opened in 2011, marking a new era of capital improvements for Irving’s libraries. Valley Ranch Library underwent a 5,000 square-foot expansion in early 2014. When the South Irving Library is complete in 2015, it will replace the Central Library in providing literary events and high-tech educational services to Irving’s youth. In 2016, East Branch will celebrate twenty years of changing lives and community revitalization with ongoing enhancements.

Adult Game Time

10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

It’s game time for adults! Join us on Mondays between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. to play chess, checkers, cards and more. The game place will be on the second floor, in the southwest

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Irving Public Library - South
601 Schulze Drive
Irving, TX 75060

10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

It’s game time for adults! Join us on Mondays between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. to play chess, checkers, cards and more. The game place will be on the second floor, in the southwest

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Basic Microsoft Excel 2013

4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Adults learn to identify the parts of a spreadsheet and toolbar, enter and edit data, format cells and use basic formulas. Basic computer skills are required. Classes are

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Irving Public Library - South
601 Schulze Drive
Irving, TX 75060
Tel: (972) 721-2608

4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Adults learn to identify the parts of a spreadsheet and toolbar, enter and edit data, format cells and use basic formulas. Basic computer skills are required. Classes are

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American Sign Language Conversation Table

American Sign Language practice is a part of the Irving Public Library’s Reach Out initiative. American Sign Language is the third most used language in our country following English and Spanish. Take

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Irving Public Library - South
601 Schulze Drive
Irving, TX 75060
Tel: (972) 721-2457

American Sign Language practice is a part of the Irving Public Library’s Reach Out initiative. American Sign Language is the third most used language in our country following English and Spanish. Take

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Conversaciones @ Your Library

Conversation tables are available for English language learners to practice conversational skills in a friendly and informal environment.

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Irving Public Library - South
601 Schulze Drive
Irving, TX 75060

Conversation tables are available for English language learners to practice conversational skills in a friendly and informal environment.

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Craft Like Crazy/Color Me Calm

6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Join us for this adult creativity time on the third Tuesdays of every month, when we mix it up by alternating months for crafting and coloring. This is a free come-and-go, make-it

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Irving Public Library - South
601 Schulze Drive
Irving, TX 75060

6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Join us for this adult creativity time on the third Tuesdays of every month, when we mix it up by alternating months for crafting and coloring. This is a free come-and-go, make-it

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Young Adult Action Council

All teens in grades 9 through 12 are welcome to join. If you like to read the newest books, socialize with your friends, and attend parties, or if you want to be in a group where your opinion counts,

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Irving Public Library - South
601 Schulze Drive
Irving, TX 75060

All teens in grades 9 through 12 are welcome to join. If you like to read the newest books, socialize with your friends, and attend parties, or if you want to be in a group where your opinion counts,

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Texas Historical Foundation discusses Texas History and the Mission

2 p.m.

Meet up with the Irving Heritage Society for their general meeting and program at the South Library to hear the Texas Historical Foundation discuss Texas History and the Mission.

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Irving Public Library - South
601 Schulze Drive
Irving, TX 75060
Tel: (972) 252-3838

2 p.m.

Meet up with the Irving Heritage Society for their general meeting and program at the South Library to hear the Texas Historical Foundation discuss Texas History and the Mission.

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