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Arts Center

  1. Jennifer Wester Exhibition

    January 11, 2020, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Chamber Gallery

    Join Dallas-based artist and Mesquite vendor artist Jennifer Wester as she explores her intellectual quest to understand her life-long passion for ice skating. Jennifer holds a degree in the intersection of Computer Science and Fine Art from Yale University. Prior to becoming an artist, she competed at an Olympic-level for Team USA as a figure skater. An injury forced Wester's retirement from completive skating in 2010 and simultaneously began her intellectual quest to understand her life- long passion for ice skating--what most would consider an inhospitable environment with unimaginable physical challenges. This investigation led her to numerous revelations that have since fueled her artistic practice and projects. From light and shadow, to sound and the consequences of movement, Wester endeavors to breathe life into the micro-intrigues that entrance her spirit and have guided her life in unexpected, and too often unacknowledged ways.

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Library Events

  1. Beanstack Winter Reading Challenge

    January 11, 2020, All Day @ Both Main and North Branch Library.

    The Winter Reading Challenge is an opportunity for children, teens and adults to celebrate the enjoyment and gratification of leisure reading and earn badges. We challenge you to read at least 10 books during the month of January and track those books in Beanstack. To participate, please visit cityofmesquite.beanstack.org. Challenge from January 1 - 31, 2020, for all ages. For more information, please call the Main Library 972-216-6220 or the North Branch Library at 972-681-0465.

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  2. Heart of Texas Therapy Dogs

    January 11, 2020, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Mesquite Main Library

    Did you know that dogs love to be read too? Well they do, especially by kids! Reading to a non-judgmental partner helps give children the extra practice with reading and oral skills. Reading to dogs can also help build confidence in beginning readers. Therapy Dogs are scheduled on the second Saturday of the month. For more information, please contact the Main Library at 972-216-6220.

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  3. Elephant & Piggie Party

    January 11, 2020, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Mesquite North Branch Library

    Celebrate children’s author Mo Willems, his characters and stories with games, activities and crafts. Family activity for all ages. For more information, please contact the Mesquite North Branch Library at 972.681.0465.

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  4. Family Game Day

    January 11, 2020, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Mesquite Main Library

    Each month will feature a new board game to learn, plus familiar games. Seconds Saturdays of the month through April 11. For more information, please contact the Main Library at 972-216-6220.

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