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Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest Branch Library


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

Munch 'n Lunch

When: Monday, June 27, 2016 - 12:00 PM
Where: Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest Branch Library (in the Bishop Larry Mcgriff Meeting Room (Auditorium))

Free summer lunch for kids ages 1-18. Provided by Equal Heart.


City of Learning

When: Monday, June 27, 2016 - 1:00 PM
Where: Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest Branch Library (in the Bishop Larry Mcgriff Meeting Room (Auditorium))

City of Learning STEM program.


Healthy Food, Healthy Families

When: Monday, June 27, 2016 - 1:00 PM
Where: Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest Branch Library (in the Training Room)

The Expanded Food and Nutrition Program (EFNEP), presents "Healthy Food, Healthy Families." This is a Seven Week curriculum includes subject matter information, a recipe demonstration and physical activity. Participants will learn to plan family meals, discuss weight management strategies, and the importance of physical activity for good Health.


Bandan Koro African Drum and Dance Ensemble

When: Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 11:00 AM
Where: Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest Branch Library (in the Bishop Larry Mcgriff Meeting Room (Auditorium))

This performance features songs, rhythms & dances from West Africa. Watch vibrant traditional music and dance demonstrations from West Africa while learning about African culture & traditions. Sponsored by the Community Artist Program and the City of Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs.


Munch 'n Lunch

When: Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 12:00 PM
Where: Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest Branch Library (in the Bishop Larry Mcgriff Meeting Room (Auditorium))

Free summer lunch for kids ages 1-18. Provided by Equal Heart.


Juggling FUN!

When: Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 1:00 PM
Where: Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest Branch Library (in the Bishop Larry Mcgriff Meeting Room (Auditorium))

Learn how to juggle in this hands on program.


Summer Book Buddies

When: Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 1:30 PM
Where: Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest Branch Library (in the Classroom A & B)

Have an adventure without leaving town! Students entering 2nd-5th grades are invited to continue working with your reading tutor, or get a new summer Book Buddy, at Lancaster-Kiest Library this summer!


Summer Preschool Storytime

When: Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 11:00 AM
Where: Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest Branch Library (in the Bishop Larry Mcgriff Meeting Room (Auditorium))

Join us for this fun, weekly storytime designed just for kids ages 3-6. We'll sing songs, share stories, dance and so much more. Older and younger siblings are welcome!


Munch 'n Lunch

When: Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 12:00 PM
Where: Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest Branch Library (in the Bishop Larry Mcgriff Meeting Room (Auditorium))

Free summer lunch for kids ages 1-18. Provided by Equal Heart.


Family Movie Day - Shaun the Sheep : The Movie

When: Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 1:00 PM
Where: Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest Branch Library (in the Bishop Larry Mcgriff Meeting Room (Auditorium))

We're showing family friendly movies all summer long. Join us each Wednesday to watch some of your favorite movies. This week we're viewing Shaun the Sheep : The Movie.


City of Learning

When: Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 1:00 PM
Where: Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest Branch Library (in the Classroom A & B)

STEM Program presented by City of Learning.


Teen Movie Night

When: Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 5:00 PM
Where: Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest Branch Library (in the Bishop Larry Mcgriff Meeting Room (Auditorium))

Join us every Wednesday evening for a special movie night JUST FOR TEENS! Snacks will be served.


Super Summer STEAM - Dallas Plants & Animals

When: Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 11:00 AM
Where: Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest Branch Library (in the Bishop Larry Mcgriff Meeting Room (Auditorium))

Dallas Plants & Animals - Do you know what biologists do? Come and meet a biologist with Texas Parks and Wildlife to find out! Sam Kieschnick will bring some tools of the trade and will teach you some of the neat critters that live right here in Dallas. Create - Experiment - Have Fun @ the Lancaster-Kiest Library!


Munch 'n Lunch

When: Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 12:00 PM
Where: Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest Branch Library (in the Bishop Larry Mcgriff Meeting Room (Auditorium))

Free summer lunch for kids ages 1-18. Provided by Equal Heart.


Teen Summer Gaming

When: Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 1:00 PM
Where: Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest Branch Library (in the Classroom A & B)

Teens are invited to a special summer Game Day. Featuring board games, activities, crafts and Wii gaming!


Summer Book Buddies

When: Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 1:30 PM
Where: Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest Branch Library (in the Bishop Larry Mcgriff Meeting Room (Auditorium))

Have an adventure without leaving town! Students entering 2nd-5th grades are invited to continue working with your reading tutor, or get a new summer Book Buddy, at Lancaster-Kiest Library this summer!


Munch 'n Lunch

When: Friday, July 01, 2016 - 12:00 PM
Where: Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest Branch Library (in the Bishop Larry Mcgriff Meeting Room (Auditorium))

Free summer lunch for kids ages 1-18. Provided by Equal Heart.


City of Learning

When: Friday, July 01, 2016 - 1:00 PM
Where: Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest Branch Library (in the Bishop Larry Mcgriff Meeting Room (Auditorium))

City of Learning STEM program.


Family Fun Time - Painting Day!

When: Saturday, July 02, 2016 - 1:00 PM
Where: Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest Branch Library (in the Children's Area)

Join us for fun activities every Saturday afternoon. This week we'll pick up our brushes, some paper, and start painting.


Pinkalicious by Dallas Children's Theater

When: Tuesday, July 05, 2016 - 11:00 AM
Where: Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest Branch Library (in the Bishop Larry Mcgriff Meeting Room (Auditorium))

The talented interns from Dallas Children's Theater return with an exciting workshop for children based on the popular book Pinkalicious by Victoria Kann.


Munch 'n Lunch

When: Tuesday, July 05, 2016 - 12:00 PM
Where: Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest Branch Library (in the Bishop Larry Mcgriff Meeting Room (Auditorium))

Free summer lunch for kids ages 1-18. Provided by Equal Heart.


The David Chicken Live Show Spectacular!

When: Tuesday, July 05, 2016 - 1:00 PM
Where: Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest Branch Library (in the Bishop Larry Mcgriff Meeting Room (Auditorium))

The David Chicken Live Show Spectacular is coming to Lancaster-Kiest Library! The three-time Emmy Award-Winning musician leads the audience through high-energy, interactive performances, filled with creative movement, motivational messages, and general hilarity. Don't miss it!


Summer Book Buddies

When: Tuesday, July 05, 2016 - 1:30 PM
Where: Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest Branch Library (in the Classroom A & B)

Have an adventure without leaving town! Students entering 2nd-5th grades are invited to continue working with your reading tutor, or get a new summer Book Buddy, at Lancaster-Kiest Library this summer!


Snack Attack!

When: Tuesday, July 05, 2016 - 3:30 PM
Where: Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest Branch Library (in the Bishop Larry Mcgriff Meeting Room (Auditorium))

Snacks for kids 1-18 years. Provided by Equal Heart.


Summer Preschool Storytime

When: Wednesday, July 06, 2016 - 11:00 AM
Where: Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest Branch Library (in the Bishop Larry Mcgriff Meeting Room (Auditorium))

Join us for this fun, weekly storytime designed just for kids ages 3-6. We'll sing songs, share stories, dance and so much more. Older and younger siblings are welcome!


Munch 'n Lunch

When: Wednesday, July 06, 2016 - 12:00 PM
Where: Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest Branch Library (in the Bishop Larry Mcgriff Meeting Room (Auditorium))

Free summer lunch for kids ages 1-18. Provided by Equal Heart.


Family Movie Day - Toy Story 3

When: Wednesday, July 06, 2016 - 1:00 PM
Where: Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest Branch Library (in the Bishop Larry Mcgriff Meeting Room (Auditorium))

We're showing family friendly movies all summer long. Join us each Wednesday to watch some of your favorite movies. This week we're viewing Toy Story 3.


City of Learning

When: Wednesday, July 06, 2016 - 1:00 PM
Where: Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest Branch Library (in the Classroom A & B)

STEM Program presented by City of Learning.


Teen Movie Night

When: Wednesday, July 06, 2016 - 5:00 PM
Where: Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest Branch Library (in the Bishop Larry Mcgriff Meeting Room (Auditorium))

Join us every Wednesday evening for a special movie night JUST FOR TEENS! Snacks will be served.


Super Summer STEAM - Grow A Friend

When: Thursday, July 07, 2016 - 11:00 AM
Where: Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest Branch Library (in the Bishop Larry Mcgriff Meeting Room (Auditorium))

Grow A Friend - Use soil and seeds to make a friend while learning about germination. As the grass seeds sprout, your friend's hair will grow! Create - Experiment - Have Fun @ the Lancaster-Kiest Library!


Munch 'n Lunch

When: Thursday, July 07, 2016 - 12:00 PM
Where: Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest Branch Library (in the Bishop Larry Mcgriff Meeting Room (Auditorium))

Free summer lunch for kids ages 1-18. Provided by Equal Heart.


Teen Summer Gaming

When: Thursday, July 07, 2016 - 1:00 PM
Where: Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest Branch Library (in the Classroom A & B)

Teens are invited to a special summer Game Day. Featuring board games, activities, crafts and Wii gaming!


Summer Book Buddies

When: Thursday, July 07, 2016 - 1:30 PM
Where: Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest Branch Library (in the Bishop Larry Mcgriff Meeting Room (Auditorium))

Have an adventure without leaving town! Students entering 2nd-5th grades are invited to continue working with your reading tutor, or get a new summer Book Buddy, at Lancaster-Kiest Library this summer!


Munch 'n Lunch

When: Friday, July 08, 2016 - 12:00 PM
Where: Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest Branch Library (in the Bishop Larry Mcgriff Meeting Room (Auditorium))

Free summer lunch for kids ages 1-18. Provided by Equal Heart.


City of Learning

When: Friday, July 08, 2016 - 1:00 PM
Where: Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest Branch Library (in the Bishop Larry Mcgriff Meeting Room (Auditorium))

City of Learning STEM program.


Library Live! with Audrey Turner

When: Saturday, July 09, 2016 - 1:00 PM
Where: Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest Branch Library (in the Children's Area)

Letters and Poems To Get You Writing

Can letters and poems inspire you to write? Writer and storyteller Audrey Turner (The Writer's Garret) uses a collection of letters from professional writers to young poets as a catalyst to get kids motivated to write. They'll decide on a writing idea, let their writing go on a beginning, middle and closing journey, and then share their writing with a partner before everybody else hears it.


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