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Skillman Southwestern Branch Library


Skillman Southwestern Branch Library

Branch Highlights

Location & Contact

5707 Skillman Street, 75206 (map)

214-670-6078 | skillmansouthwestern@dallaslibrary.org

On bus routes: 428, 502
   Route 428 is about 1/8 mile from the library.

Service Hours

Mon
Tue
12-8
Wed
12-8
Thu
10-6
Fri
10-6
Sat
10-6
Sun

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Upcoming Events

Preschool Storytime: Boogie Woogie Books

When: Thursday, July 02, 2015 - 10:30 AM
Where: Skillman Southwestern Branch Library (in the Auditorium)

Interactive storytime featuring books, movement, rhymes and music. Suggested ages: under 6 years old. Join us every week for great stories on a variety of themes. Have Fun!


Perot Museum Presents Dig those Dinos

When: Thursday, July 02, 2015 - 2:00 PM
Where: Skillman Southwestern Branch Library (in the Auditorium)

Journey back to a prehistoric time as participants conduct simulated field work, hands- on! Participants will make their own fossil discoveries, handle real and replica fossils and harness their knowledge to imagine how dinosaurs lived! Sponsored by the Skillman Southwestern Library Friends


Preschool Storytime: Boogie Woogie Books

When: Thursday, July 09, 2015 - 10:30 AM
Where: Skillman Southwestern Branch Library (in the Auditorium)

Interactive storytime featuring books, movement, rhymes and music. Suggested ages: under 6 years old. Join us every week for great stories on a variety of themes. Have Fun!


Library Live! Tanabata Matsuri

When: Thursday, July 09, 2015 - 10:30 AM
Where: Skillman Southwestern Branch Library (in the Children's Area)

Create a special craft based on the Tanabata Matsuri, one of Japan's oldest and most beloved summer festivals, with illustrator Jennifer Kindert. Learn about the ancient Japanese and Chinese astronomy-based legend that this centuries-old festival revolves around and how the Tanabata Matsuri is celebrated throughout Japan today.


Storytime with Miss Rolanda

When: Thursday, July 09, 2015 - 2:00 PM
Where: Skillman Southwestern Branch Library (in the Auditorium)

Join Miss Rolanda, storyteller extraordinaire, as she takes students on a wild adventure. Sponsored by The Dallas Foundation


Building Bridges

When: Thursday, July 09, 2015 - 3:00 PM
Where: Skillman Southwestern Branch Library (in the Auditorium)

How do you design a bridge and make sure it can support weight? Kids will learn about the different types of bridges and build their own, using only drinking straws and tape- then test it to see how much weight it will support. Sponsored by The Dallas Foundation


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