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Holiday events at the Libraries

Post Date:10/30/2017 10:41 AM

The Grand Prairie Libraries offer many special holiday events in December. Some require registration. Supplies and space may be limited.

Snow Ho Ho
Join us at each of our libraries for Snow Ho Ho 2017! Do fun crafts, watch holiday performances and ride the Polar Express Mini Train (weather permitting). Each library will offer different activities. Supplies and space may be limited.

  • Warmack Library: Saturday, Dec. 2 from 1-2:30 p.m.
  • Shotwell Library: Tuesday, Dec. 12 from 4-6 p.m. (Although the Library is closed for remodeling, we’ll use a program room)
  • Main Library: Monday, Dec. 18 from 2-4 p.m.

Throwback Thursday: Classic Movies 
Join us at the Main Library at 11 a.m. on December 7. Our feature presentation is It’s a Wonderful Life, starring Jimmy Stewart and Donna Reed. Rated PG, 2 hr. 10 min.

Gingerbread House “Make and Take” Family Workshop
At the Warmack Library on Thursday, Dec. 7. 
Two sessions available: 

  • Session I: 4:30-5:30 p.m. 
  • Session II: 6-7 p.m.

Join us to make and decorate a gingerbread house with your family. One gingerbread house per family. Fun for all ages!  This program is free, but registration is required. To register, call 972-237-5798 or email Linda Laib at LLaib@gptx.org.

Late Night at the Library meets after hours on the first Friday of the month at the Main Library. On December 8, we meet at 7 p.m. for  Craft and Wine. Relax with some wine and make a floral Christmas wreath from fresh flowers . Hosted by Celebrate Dallas. Registration required to Kristi at kolabode@gptx.org. 21+ only. There is a $5 charge per person.

The Saturday Morning Pinterest Club meets on the third Saturday of each month, from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.  at the Warmack Library.
Dec. 16: Deck the Halls:  Come and make cute and quirky holiday ornaments. This program is free, but registration is required. To register, email Aerial Hobson at ahobson@gptx.org. 

Holiday Movies for Kids
At the Main Library on Wednesday, Dec. 20 at 1 p.m.
Join us to watch two holiday shorts,  The Smurfs: A Christmas Carol and Have Yourself a Goofy Little Christmas. Approx. one hour.

The Grand Prairie Main Library is located at 901 Conover Dr. The Warmack Library is located at 760 Bardin Rd.  The Shotwell Library, currently closed for remodeling, is located inside the Shotwell Life Center at 2750 Graham St. 972-237-5700. Visit us online at www.gptx.org/library

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