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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

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.


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

When: Monday, September 01, 2014 - Friday, October 31, 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.


Homework Tutoring

When: Tuesday, October 28, 2014 - 3:00 PM
Where: Arcadia Park Branch Library (in the Teen Center)

Got a homework question? Student tutors from Dallas Baptist University will help!


Fun with Math and Science Storytime

When: Thursday, October 30, 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!


Homework Tutoring

When: Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 3:00 PM
Where: Arcadia Park Branch Library (in the Teen Center)

Got a homework question? Student tutors from Dallas Baptist University will help!


Afterschool Science Club

When: Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 3:15 PM
Where: Arcadia Park Branch Library (in the Children's Area)

Join us each week for hands-on science! Sessions include Snap Circuits (making electronic devices that spin, light up, and fly); LEGO Challenge; Hour of Code (introductory computer programming); and more!


Author Visit: Cameron Baity

When: Friday, October 31, 2014 - 1:00 PM
Where: Arcadia Park Branch Library (in the Off-Site)

A Plano native and graduate of Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts, Cameron Baity is an animator and the author of "The First Book of Ore: The Foundry's Edge." He recently won an Emmy for his work on the show "Robot Chicken." He's also worked on SpongeBob Squarepants among other animated and stop-motion shows. He shares about his book and his career as an animator. The author visit takes place in the auditorium of Arcadia Park Elementary School.


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