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Arcadia Park Branch Library


Arcadia Park Branch Library

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Location & Contact

1302 North Justin Ave., 75211 (map)

214-670-6446 | arcadiapark@dallaslibrary.org

On bus route: 376
   376 requires 3/4 mile walk to the library

Service Hours

Mon
7:45-8
Tue
7:45-5
Wed
7:45-5
Thu
7:45-5
Fri
7:45-5
Sat
10-5
Sun

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Upcoming Events

Cemento Grande: An Exhibit by the Dallas Mexican American Historical League

When: Monday, July 14, 2014 - Saturday, August 30, 2014
Where: Arcadia Park Branch Library

Cemento Grande, located near what is today I-30 and Chalk Hill Road, was the company town for workers of the Trinity Portland Cement Company in the early to mid 1900s. This exhibit, produced by the Dallas Mexican American Historical League (DMAHL), shows images of families who lived in the Cemento Grande area.

DMAHL is also looking for residents of Arcadia Park to share their stories and photos for an upcoming exhibit on Arcadia Park. Learn more about DMAHL and their mission to preserve Mexican-American history in Dallas at www.dmahl.org.


Microworld Adventures: Exhibit by the University of Texas at Dallas

When: Thursday, July 10, 2014 - Sunday, November 30, 2014
Where: Arcadia Park Branch Library

What does your skin look like up close? How about your cotton shirt or your hair? Mouth parts of a housefly? This exhibit has both a "scope on a rope" microscope and a high magnification microscope. Come and learn to use them to view prepared specimens as well as other objects of your own choosing and start exploring the microworlds around you. The exhibit is provided by the Science and Engineering Education Center at the University of Texas at Dallas.


Family Summer Book Club for Early Readers

When: Monday, July 28, 2014 - 9:45 AM
Where: Arcadia Park Branch Library (in the Meeting Room A & B)

Help your child strengthen their reading skills this summer while enjoying picture book fun! Targeted toward incoming kindergarten through second-grade students and their parents, the book club incorporates hands-on activities for children and parents and a focus on sight words and spelling. Registration and a commitment to attend five sessions are required.


Summer Lunch and Snack Program

When: Monday, July 28, 2014 - 12:15 PM
Where: Arcadia Park Branch Library (in the Meeting Room A & B)

Children and youth 1-18 years old can enjoy a free, nutritious lunch and snack provided by The Heloise Munson Foundation.


Texas A&M AgriLife Nutrition Education Program

When: Monday, July 28, 2014 - 1:00 PM
Where: Arcadia Park Branch Library (in the Meeting Room A & B)

Learn basic nutrition, food safety, shopping on a budget, and food preparation skills through hands-on activities and cooking demonstrations. Participants who complete six sessions earn a nutrition certificate.


Summer Lunch and Snack Program

When: Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - 12:15 PM
Where: Arcadia Park Branch Library (in the Meeting Room A & B)

Children and youth 1-18 years old can enjoy a free, nutritious lunch and snack provided by The Heloise Munson Foundation.


Summer Lunch and Snack Program

When: Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 12:15 PM
Where: Arcadia Park Branch Library (in the Meeting Room A & B)

Children and youth 1-18 years old can enjoy a free, nutritious lunch and snack provided by The Heloise Munson Foundation.


The Science Lab

When: Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 2:00 PM
Where: Arcadia Park Branch Library (in the Children's Area)

Join us for a minds-on, hands-on introduction to the world of electricity, engineering, chemistry and more! Sessions include "Super Snap Circuits," "Dynamic Detectives," "LEGO Challenge," and "Dough Creatures." Some projects are based on curriculum from the SciGirls PBS television series. Girls and boys are welcome! Recommended age: 8-13

Programs made possible by a grant from the Dallas Foundation.


Fun with Math and Science Storytime

When: Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 10:30 AM
Where: Arcadia Park Branch Library (in the Children's Area)

Help your child develop essential pre-literacy skills as we read, sing, talk, write and play together in these math- and science-themed storytimes!


Summer Lunch and Snack Program

When: Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 12:15 PM
Where: Arcadia Park Branch Library (in the Meeting Room A & B)

Children and youth 1-18 years old can enjoy a free, nutritious lunch and snack provided by The Heloise Munson Foundation.


Tie Dye Art

When: Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 2:30 PM
Where: Arcadia Park Branch Library (in the Meeting Room A & B)

Did you miss the first tie dye program at Arcadia Park Branch Library earlier this summer? Back by popular demand is another opportunity to create your own tie dye shirt! Bring a pre-washed, white 100% cotton shirt. Wear old clothes or an apron in case of splatter. Staff will demonstrate a simple pattern. Adults are welcome to come early at 2:00 to look over more complicated designs.


Summer Lunch and Snack Program

When: Friday, August 01, 2014 - 12:15 PM
Where: Arcadia Park Branch Library (in the Meeting Room A & B)

Children and youth 1-18 years old can enjoy a free, nutritious lunch and snack provided by The Heloise Munson Foundation.


Texas A&M AgriLife Nutrition Education Program

When: Monday, August 04, 2014 - 1:00 PM
Where: Arcadia Park Branch Library (in the Meeting Room A & B)

Learn basic nutrition, food safety, shopping on a budget, and food preparation skills through hands-on activities and cooking demonstrations. Participants who complete six sessions earn a nutrition certificate.


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