Friends Events


 
The Friends of the University Park Public Library present
Programs and Events ~ Fall 2015


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 Tuesday, September 29 - 6:30 p.m.


 Candidates, Start Your Engines!
The Race for the Presidency, 2016 


Dennis Simon, Ph.D.
Altshuler Distinguished Teaching Professor
Political Science
Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences

Wine & Cheese Reception begins at 6:30 p.m.
Program begins at 7 p.m.
Seating is limited
 
Free for 2015 Library Lions
$25 per person for all others

Tuesday, October 27 - 6:30 p.m.

Remembering WWI - 100 Years Ago
Meet Me At The Library Series
Generously Sponsored by 
The Dallas Foundation


Rose-Mary Rumbley
Historian, Humorist, Author, Actress

FREE and Open to the Public
 






Previous 2015 Events

Tuesday, August 25 -- 6:30 p.m.

DNA for Genealogists and Historians
Meet Me at the Library Series

Sponsored by The Dallas Foundation

Mic Barnette, 
Dallas DNA Liaison for the Dallas Genealogical Society
Event is free and open to public.

 

Tuesday, July 28 -- 6:30 p.m.
Concussions in Young Athletes: What Every Coach and Parent Should Know
Meet Me at the Library Series 

Sponsored by The Dallas Foundation

Lori Cook, Ph.D.,
Director of Pediatric Brain Injury Programs, Center for BrainHealth
UP Public Library 3rd floor Meeting Room
Event is free and open to public.
 
Tuesday, June 30 -- 6:30 p.m.
Run. Hide. Fight!
Meet Me at the Library Series


Lisa Morris,
Emergency Management Specialist / National Incident Management System Department of Risk Management - SMU
Surviving an Active Shooter Attack
UP Public Library 3rd floor Meeting Room 
Free -- Limited Seating
 
Tuesday, June 2 - Friday, June 5 ~ 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Financial Literacy Boot Camp for Teens
 
UP Public Library 3rd floor Meeting Room.  Lunch will be provided.
Sharon Washburn, 2nd VP Morgan Stanley, has put together a great program to teach
high school and middle school kids all about finances!
Learn strategies to save, invest, and negotiate.  Gain insight into a career in the financial sector.
Registration is required.
A donation of $25+ to the Friends of the UPPL would be appreciated!

Book and Brown Bag Book Club

4th Tuesday at Noon every month September - May
UPPL Local History/Texana Room
All are welcome to join this Friends-sponsored Book Club

Sunday, May 17 -- 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Friends' Family Pool Party


University Park Pool – Holmes Aquatic Center
Advance tickets $15 ($75 max per family) / $20 ($100 max per family) at door
Generously underwritten by Complete Landsculpture

Wednesday, April 22 -- 2 to 4:30 p.m.
Glamour in the Afternoon Spring Tea


Featuring Fashion and Style Show by Tootsies and
Ballroom Glamour with Kathleen Cunningham
UP United Methodist Church, 4024 Caruth
Tickets $75 per person or $600 for table of eight

Wednesday, April 8 -- 7 p.m.
Growing UP with Neil Sperry


UPPL 3rd Floor Community Meeting Room
Advance tickets $35 / $45 at door
 
Tuesday, March 17 ~ 7 p.m.
Dr. Elliot Engel presents Scarlett Fever - The Greatness of Gone With the Wind

The astounding background of Margaret Mitchell’s novel and how it reflects the story of her life.
University Park Methodist Church – 4024 Caruth Blvd.
Advance tickets $35 / $40 at door

Thursday, January 22 ~ 6 p.m.
Meet and hear Laura Lane McNeal, author of DollBaby

UPPL 3rd Floor Community Meeting Room
Event is free and open to public. Books for sale at event.


Click on the dates below to view photos from past Friends' events

March 2015 – Dr. Elliot Engel presents Scarlett Fever
January 2015 -- Laura Lane McNeal, author of Dollbaby
October 2014 – Friends Patron Party
September 2014 – Dennis Simon, Ph.D. presents The Hurricane of 2014 – What Category?
September 2014 – Annual Meeting of the Friends of the UPPL