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Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest Branch Library

New hours coming April 6, 2015


Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest Branch Library

Branch Highlights

Location & Contact

2008 East Kiest Blvd, 75216 (map)

214-670-1952 | lancasterkiest@dallaslibrary.org

On bus route: 541
   The library is also 1/4 mile from route 538.

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

Mobile Dairy Classroom

When: Tuesday, July 07, 2015 - 11:00 AM
Where: Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest Branch Library (in the Outside)

Visit the traveling milking parlor, watch a cow being milked, and learn how milk goes from the cow to the store! (Outdoor program so bring something comfortable to sit on.)


Summer Lunch Program

When: Tuesday, July 07, 2015 - 12:00 PM
Where: Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest Branch Library (in the Bishop Larry Mcgriff Meeting Room (Auditorium))

Free Lunch (Monday-Friday) 12 - 1 pm. Equal Heart is a sponsor for the Texas Department of Agriculture's Summer Food Service Program


Summer Lunch Program

When: Wednesday, July 08, 2015 - 12:00 PM
Where: Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest Branch Library (in the Bishop Larry Mcgriff Meeting Room (Auditorium))

Free Lunch (Monday-Friday) 12 - 1 pm. Equal Heart is a sponsor for the Texas Department of Agriculture's Summer Food Service Program


Summer Family Movie Day

When: Wednesday, July 08, 2015 - 1:30 PM
Where: Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest Branch Library (in the Bishop Larry Mcgriff Meeting Room (Auditorium))

Join us for a family friendly movie every Wednesday.


Summer Lunch Program

When: Thursday, July 09, 2015 - 12:00 PM
Where: Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest Branch Library (in the Bishop Larry Mcgriff Meeting Room (Auditorium))

Free Lunch (Monday-Friday) 12 - 1 pm. Equal Heart is a sponsor for the Texas Department of Agriculture's Summer Food Service Program


Marvelous Marble Runs/Rocking Roller Coasters Part 1 (STEAM Program)

When: Thursday, July 09, 2015 - 1:00 PM
Where: Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest Branch Library (in the Bishop Larry Mcgriff Meeting Room (Auditorium))

Using household materials, participants design and build pathways for a rolling object to travel. They will see potential and kinetic energy, velocity, and the effect of slope in action as they create a marble run and a roller coaster with loops. What design elements will help the marble complete the path successfully? In these engineering challenges, participants practice the iterative design process as they design a prototype, test, analyze and refine their product. Sponsored by The Dallas Foundation.


Summer Lunch Program

When: Friday, July 10, 2015 - 12:00 PM
Where: Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest Branch Library (in the Bishop Larry Mcgriff Meeting Room (Auditorium))

Free Lunch (Monday-Friday) 12 - 1 pm. Equal Heart is a sponsor for the Texas Department of Agriculture's Summer Food Service Program


Library Live! The Night Before Summer Vacation

When: Saturday, July 11, 2015 - 1:00 PM
Where: Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest Branch Library (in the Children's Area)

Join visual artist and tree art specialist Nadine Burke for this humorous tale about a family getting ready for their summer vacation. In an effort to pack everything they need for the great outdoors, there's bound to be something overlooked, and that element provides a funny ending to this story! Make your own unique origami butterfly to take home.


WAE Girls Book Club

When: Sunday, July 12, 2015 - 2:00 PM
Where: Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest Branch Library (in the Training Room)

A book club for young girls from the ages of 8-12 who meet to discuss selected books that they have read and express their opinions. There will be fun activities that will coincide with the books read. There will be a lot of fun and exploring in store!


Summer Lunch Program

When: Monday, July 13, 2015 - 12:00 PM
Where: Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest Branch Library (in the Bishop Larry Mcgriff Meeting Room (Auditorium))

Free Lunch (Monday-Friday) 12 - 1 pm. Equal Heart is a sponsor for the Texas Department of Agriculture's Summer Food Service Program


Empowering Oak Cliff Youth

When: Monday, July 13, 2015 - 12:30 PM
Where: Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest Branch Library (in the In Library)

What do you want to be you grow up? Various local Corporate Executives and Business Owners will share about their vocation or business. This program is made possible by Empowering Oak Cliff Mentoring program.


Toni Simmons and Youthtellers

When: Tuesday, July 14, 2015 - 11:00 AM
Where: Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest Branch Library (in the Bishop Larry Mcgriff Meeting Room (Auditorium))

The Zula B. Wylie Public Library Youthtellers will perform a variety of cultural folktales for all ages. Sponsored by The Dallas Foundation.


Summer Lunch Program

When: Tuesday, July 14, 2015 - 12:00 PM
Where: Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest Branch Library (in the Bishop Larry Mcgriff Meeting Room (Auditorium))

Free Lunch (Monday-Friday) 12 - 1 pm. Equal Heart is a sponsor for the Texas Department of Agriculture's Summer Food Service Program


Summer Lunch Program

When: Wednesday, July 15, 2015 - 12:00 PM
Where: Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest Branch Library (in the Bishop Larry Mcgriff Meeting Room (Auditorium))

Free Lunch (Monday-Friday) 12 - 1 pm. Equal Heart is a sponsor for the Texas Department of Agriculture's Summer Food Service Program


Summer Family Movie Day

When: Wednesday, July 15, 2015 - 1:30 PM
Where: Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest Branch Library (in the Bishop Larry Mcgriff Meeting Room (Auditorium))

Join us for a family friendly movie every Wednesday.


Summer Lunch Program

When: Thursday, July 16, 2015 - 12:00 PM
Where: Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest Branch Library (in the Bishop Larry Mcgriff Meeting Room (Auditorium))

Free Lunch (Monday-Friday) 12 - 1 pm. Equal Heart is a sponsor for the Texas Department of Agriculture's Summer Food Service Program


Marvelous Marble Runs/Roller Coasters Part 2 (STEAM Program)

When: Thursday, July 16, 2015 - 1:00 PM
Where: Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest Branch Library (in the Bishop Larry Mcgriff Meeting Room (Auditorium))

Using household materials, participants design and build pathways for a rolling object to travel. They will see potential and kinetic energy, velocity, and the effect of slope in action as they create a marble run and a roller coaster with loops. What design elements will help the marble complete the path successfully? In these engineering challenges, participants practice the iterative design process as they design a prototype, test, analyze and refine their product. Sponsored by The Dallas Foundation.


Summer Lunch Program

When: Friday, July 17, 2015 - 12:00 PM
Where: Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest Branch Library (in the Bishop Larry Mcgriff Meeting Room (Auditorium))

Free Lunch (Monday-Friday) 12 - 1 pm. Equal Heart is a sponsor for the Texas Department of Agriculture's Summer Food Service Program


Family Fun Storytime

When: Saturday, July 18, 2015 - 1:00 PM
Where: Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest Branch Library (in the Children's Area)

Join us for stories with Miss Yannique!


Poetry Riters & Readers Club

When: Saturday, July 18, 2015 - 2:00 PM
Where: Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest Branch Library (in the Classroom A & B)

A poetry club to write, read, explore, and share creative expressions.


Empowering Oak Cliff Community Action Meeting!

When: Saturday, July 18, 2015 - 3:30 PM
Where: Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest Branch Library (in the Bishop Larry Mcgriff Meeting Room (Auditorium))

Community Action Meeting open to ALL who are interested in making a change for families in the Oak Cliff area; to live in a safe and healthy neighborhood! People coming together to build a united and powerful community!


Summer Lunch Program

When: Monday, July 20, 2015 - 12:00 PM
Where: Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest Branch Library (in the Bishop Larry Mcgriff Meeting Room (Auditorium))

Free Lunch (Monday-Friday) 12 - 1 pm. Equal Heart is a sponsor for the Texas Department of Agriculture's Summer Food Service Program


Empowering Oak Cliff Youth

When: Monday, July 20, 2015 - 12:30 PM
Where: Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest Branch Library (in the In Library)

What do you want to be you grow up? Various local Corporate Executives and Business Owners will share about their vocation or business. This program is made possible by Empowering Oak Cliff Mentoring program.


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