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Polk-Wisdom Branch Library

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Polk-Wisdom Branch Library

Branch Highlights

Location & Contact

7151 Library Lane, 75232 (map)

214-670-1947 | polkwisdom@dallaslibrary.org

On bus route: 161

Service Hours

Mon
10-6
Tue
10-8
Wed
10-8
Thu
10-8
Fri
10-6
Sat
10-6
Sun
1-5

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Upcoming Events

Free Summer Lunch Provided by Equal Heart

When: Wednesday, July 29, 2015 - 12:00 PM
Where: Polk-Wisdom Branch Library (in the Classroom A)

Lunches are available to children ages 0-18 years, and must eat lunch on site.


Dough Creatures

When: Wednesday, July 29, 2015 - 2:00 PM
Where: Polk-Wisdom Branch Library (in the Auditorium)

You can use anything that conducts electricity to make an electrical circuit - even play dough! Add some batteries and LED lights, and participants can learn about conductive and insulating materials, electrical currents, and circuits. They are then challenged to design a play dough creature that lights up. Participants practice the iterative design process as they problem solve and modify their creature design. Sponsored by The Dallas Foundation.


Free Summer Lunch Provided by Equal Heart

When: Thursday, July 30, 2015 - 12:00 PM
Where: Polk-Wisdom Branch Library (in the Classroom A)

Lunches are available to children ages 0-18 years, and must eat lunch on site.


Teddy Bear Sleepover

When: Thursday, July 30, 2015 - 6:00 PM
Where: Polk-Wisdom Branch Library (in the Auditorium)

You're invited to a Teddy Bear Sleepover! Bring your favorite stuffed animal to a night with bedtime stories, songs, and a bear themed craft. Then kiss your animal goodnight so they can begin their sleepover. Don't forget to wear your pajamas!

Find out what they did when you pick them up the following day! Pickup begins Friday after 2pm.

All Ages Welcomed!


Free Summer Lunch Provided by Equal Heart

When: Friday, July 31, 2015 - 12:00 PM
Where: Polk-Wisdom Branch Library (in the Classroom A)

Lunches are available to children ages 0-18 years, and must eat lunch on site.


Crafty Saturdays

When: Saturday, August 01, 2015 - 12:00 PM
Where: Polk-Wisdom Branch Library (in the Children's Area)

Love crafts? Come join us for a fun drop-in children's craft activity. Fun for the whole family!


Family Science Series: Shocking Electronics

When: Saturday, August 01, 2015 - 1:00 PM
Where: Polk-Wisdom Branch Library (in the Auditorium)

It's Alive! Does electricity "spark" your interest? Electricity is all around us, but where does it come from? What goes on inside a battery? And what happens inside a circuit that makes a battery "die"? Sponsored by IEEE Dallas Young Professionals.


Family Fun Story Time/ Hora de Cuentos

When: Tuesday, August 04, 2015 - 4:00 PM
Where: Polk-Wisdom Branch Library (in the Children's Area)

Join us on Tuesday afternoons for a bilingual story time and more. Children of all ages welcome.

Ven accompananos cada martes para una hora de cuentos bilinguales y mas. Ninos de cualqier edad son bienvenidos.


One-on-One Computer Help

When: Wednesday, August 05, 2015 - 10:00 AM
Where: Polk-Wisdom Branch Library (in the In Library)

Receive free one-on-one computer help. Learn computer basics, Internet, email, and much more. Bring your questions and we'll help you solve them.


Go Van Gogh

When: Wednesday, August 05, 2015 - 2:00 PM
Where: Polk-Wisdom Branch Library (in the Auditorium)

Go van Gogh brings the Dallas Museum of Art to children ages 5-12 at the library.
Children are encouraged to look closely at works of art, ask and answer questions, and make personal connections. This program includes hands-on activities that provide opportunities for individual creative expression.


Crafty Saturdays

When: Saturday, August 08, 2015 - 12:00 PM
Where: Polk-Wisdom Branch Library (in the Children's Area)

Love crafts? Come join us for a fun drop-in children's craft activity. Fun for the whole family!


Family Science Series: Shocking Electronics

When: Saturday, August 08, 2015 - 1:00 PM
Where: Polk-Wisdom Branch Library (in the Auditorium)

Zeros and Ones. Find out how computers talk to each other and to us as we explore the history of electronic communication! You'll discover that "digital" doesn't always mean high tech. Sponsored by IEEE Dallas Young Professionals.


SPCA Therapy Dog Visit

When: Tuesday, August 11, 2015 - 2:00 PM
Where: Polk-Wisdom Branch Library (in the Auditorium)

The SPCA will be sending out a trained therapy dog to visit the library. They will be discussing the 10 Acts of Kindness and information about pet ownership.


Family Fun Story Time/ Hora de Cuentos

When: Tuesday, August 11, 2015 - 4:00 PM
Where: Polk-Wisdom Branch Library (in the Children's Area)

Join us on Tuesday afternoons for a bilingual story time and more. Children of all ages welcome.

Ven accompananos cada martes para una hora de cuentos bilinguales y mas. Ninos de cualqier edad son bienvenidos.


One-on-One Computer Help

When: Wednesday, August 12, 2015 - 10:00 AM
Where: Polk-Wisdom Branch Library (in the In Library)

Receive free one-on-one computer help. Learn computer basics, Internet, email, and much more. Bring your questions and we'll help you solve them.


Library Live! Back to School

When: Wednesday, August 12, 2015 - 4:00 PM
Where: Polk-Wisdom Branch Library (in the Auditorium)

What Did the Pen Say to the Pencil?
Do you have the "back to school blues"? Are you nervous, excited, worried or scared? You are not alone; almost everyone feels some anxiety about starting a new school year. Let master storyteller Blanca Reyna put your mind at ease in this fun, interactive program filled with stress-relieving laughter and group participation. It might even help you make some new friends on your first day at school!


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