Children and families invited to tinker, create, discover and make at Turn Up! Discovery Faire Saturday at Central Library

Dallas – Children and families will experience something new as they explore science, art, nature and technology at the Turn Up! Discovery Faire, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdayat the J. Erik Jonsson Central Library, 1515 Young St.

Participants will receive a passport to have stamped as they follow their interests, moving through all eight floors of the Central Library, doing hands-on activities including building small electronics, zine making, flamenco, painting, juggling and more.

“This is an opportunity for kids of all ages to visit parts of the library they may have never seen before,” said Youth Services Administrator Melissa Dease. Their completed passports will be entered to win prizes, including tickets to LEGOLAND/SEA LIFE, Bahama Beach passes and more.

The Turn Up! Discovery Faire is presented annually in partnership with Big Thought as part of the Dallas City of Learning and to recognize National Summer Learning Day, which highlights the importance of keeping kids engaged during the summer to ensure they return to school ready to succeed.

Dallas City of Learning is a citywide initiative to ensure all students have access to high-quality summer learning programs that stem learning loss and increase college and career readiness. Powered by Big Thought and hundreds of community partners, Dallas City of Learning connects students to the city’s most valuable educational resources outside of the classroom.


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