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Events for Adults

  1. Socrates Café 6:30 p.m.

    January 21, 2020, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Library Board Room

    You do not have to be a philosopher to enjoy an exchange of ideas with other adults on topics limited only by your imagination. New faces warmly welcomed. No homework required! Please contact the Reference Desk at 817-427-6814 for more information.

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Events for Children

  1. Toddler Time 10:00 a.m.

    January 21, 2020, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ Polly's Room

    This 30-minute interactive program for Toddlers, 18 to 36 months, and their caregivers features stories, finger play, action rhymes, and songs. Toddlers will be introduced to sounds, letter recognition and new words that will help them grow into pre-readers. After the program, toddlers and their caregivers are invited to stay and play with other attendees.

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  2. Chess Club 4:00-5:30 p.m.

    January 21, 2020, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM @ Library Community Room

    Chess Club meets every Tuesday from 4:00-5:30 p.m. in the Community Room. Hone your skills or learn the game from chess enthusiasts from ages 6 to 18. No registration necessary; just show up! Please call the Children’s Department at 817-427-6818 for more information.

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The Maker Spot

  1. Introduction to Arduino 6:00 p.m.

    January 21, 2020, 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ The Maker Spot

    This class is designed to provide an introduction to working with Arduino and will help you develop a basic skill set for working with micro-controllers. All attendees must complete a Maker Agreement before attending the class.

    In this class you will learn:

    • Learn the general concept of a micro-controller
    • Learn about Arduino as a microcontroller-based development platform
    • Look at different flavors of Arduino that are available
    • Learn the Arduino IDE to talk about developing sketches and code formatting
    • Review resources for continuing to learn with Arduino.
    • Start applying the information just covered through a hands-on practice session

    This class is open to those 10 years of age and older. Children ages 10-13 must have a parent attend class with them. Please arrive early to the class so that it can begin on time.

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