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Posted on: August 10, 2019

Catch the Trains: Model Railroad Exhibit at the South Garland Branch Library

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The exhibit’s layout measures 32 by 40 feet with approximately 300 feet of dual mainline track, seven switching areas, an HOn3 narrow-gauge line, and a 30-foot main switching yard. The models represent many eras of railroading from the 1880s to ...

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Posted on: August 13, 2019

Senior Social Hour: North Dallas Trombone Choir at the Central Library

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The North Dallas Trombone Choir will present an afternoon of classical, jazz, pop, and gospel music. The North Dallas Trombone Choir is an all-volunteer, trombone-exclusive group of musicians. Established in 1994, the choir performs in a wide range of mus...

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Posted on: August 14, 2019

Adults Cook the Book at the South Garland Branch Library

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1 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 3South Garland Branch LibraryRegistration opens Aug. 20972-205-3931

In order to register for the event, participants will choose a recipe from a pre-selected cookbook. They will then prepare the recipe at home and bring it to be enjo...

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Posted on: August 14, 2019

Doggie 101 at the South Garland Branch Library

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The meeting will cover:How to find the best animal for your familyGeneral care informationBasic training practices

7 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 5 South Garland Branch Library972-205-3931

Families are welcome to attend but please leave the pups at home.

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Posted on: August 14, 2019

Adult Craft Workshop: Bottle Cap Pin Cushions at the South Garland Branch Library

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2 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 7South Garland Branch LibraryRegistration opens Saturday, Aug. 24972-205-3931

Each crafting workshop features a unique craft project or art piece. All supplies are provided by the library. Registration is required to attend and is l...

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Posted on: August 14, 2019

“Ask A Lawyer” at the Central Library

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Topics addressed may include family law, estate planning, criminal law, and personal injury. 

10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 7Central LibraryRegistration at the door is required and will end at 12 p.m.972-205-2501

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Posted on: August 14, 2019

Friends of the Library Fall Book Sale at the South Garland Branch Library

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Shoppers may find great bargains on a wide variety of adult and children's books, fiction and nonfiction, paperback and hardcover, and reference books, as well as puzzles, DVDs, audio books, computer games, and more.  

Public Book Sale: Friday and...

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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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