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Arcadia Park Branch Library


Arcadia Park Branch Library

Branch Highlights

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

SciGirls Professional Development Registration

When: Friday, April 04, 2014 - Saturday, May 10, 2014
Where: Arcadia Park Branch Library

Local educators are invited to participate in a hands-on, minds-on Professional Development Training. SciGirls is an Emmy-award winning PBS KIDS television series and website dedicated to changing the way millions of girls think about STEM (science, technology, engineering and math). We welcome you to practice proven strategies for engaging girls in STEM while building a device to measure wind speed, lighting up a room with dough creatures, and much more! Participants attending this workshop will:
• Learn the latest research for exciting and engaging girls (and boys) in STEM
• Experience hands-on STEM activities
• Leave with curriculum that puts a creative twist on teaching STEM
• Learn how to modify activities to engage kids in STEM using the SciGirls Seven
• Discover additional online resources that enhance teaching and learning experiences for all kids.

Registration required. Sign up at http://www.ngcproject.org/scigirls-professional-development-dallas


Everyone benefits from a gender-equitable approach to STEM!


Electric Adventures presented by the University of Texas at Dallas

When: Tuesday, April 01, 2014 - Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Where: Arcadia Park Branch Library

What makes the light turn on when you flip the switch? Discover the world of electricity, circuits, resistors and more in this hands-on, interactive exhibit. Provided by the Science and Engineering Education Center at the University of Texas at Dallas.


Electric Adventures presented by the University of Texas at Dallas

When: Thursday, May 01, 2014 - Saturday, May 31, 2014
Where: Arcadia Park Branch Library

What makes the light turn on when you flip the switch? Discover the world of electricity, circuits, resistors and more in this hands-on, interactive exhibit. Provided by the Science and Engineering Education Center at the University of Texas at Dallas.


"Where I'm From" Poetry Share

When: Tuesday, April 01, 2014 - Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Where: Arcadia Park Branch Library

Write an original poem containing the phrase "where I'm from." Keep it short - no more than 20 lines, please! Submit your poem at the library. Submitted poems may be displayed and will not be returned. Please put your name, age (if under 18), and phone number/ email address on the back of your submission. Poetry Share is open to writers of all ages. Add your voice!


Fun with Math and Science Storytime

When: Thursday, April 24, 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, April 24, 2014 - 3:15 PM
Where: Arcadia Park Branch Library (in the Children's Area)

Have questions about your homework? Tutors from Dallas Baptist University will help! Tutors are also available to read with you.


Homework Tutoring

When: Monday, April 28, 2014 - 3:15 PM
Where: Arcadia Park Branch Library (in the Children's Area)

Have questions about your homework? Tutors from Dallas Baptist University will help! Tutors are also available to read with you.


Robotics Club 2

When: Monday, April 28, 2014 - 5:00 PM
Where: Arcadia Park Branch Library (in the Meeting Room A & B)

Work with LEGO MINDSTORMS kits to build and program robots! Robotics Club 2 is further exploration of robotics covered in Robotics Club 1. Students engage in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) while integrating literature and vocabulary. Ages 8 and above; completion of Robotics Club 1 recommended. Registration required - space is limited.


WaterWise Gardening with Dallas County Master Gardener Judy Meagher

When: Thursday, May 01, 2014 - 3:15 PM
Where: Arcadia Park Branch Library (in the Meeting Room A & B)

Como Tener un Jardin Exitoso en Dallas. On Thurs. May 1 at 3:15, a bilingual program on Waterwise gardening will be presented by Dallas County Master Gardener Judy Meagher. Come join us in learning ways to conserve water. Learn about what native plants and other plants require less water.This is especially important because of the drought in Texas.For questions, please call Arcadia Park branch 214-670-6446.


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