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Storytime with Officer Turner

On March 27th, Officer Turner with the Dallas Police Association read Texas Chili? Oh my! on a Facebook Livestream!

Dallas Book Festival at Dallas Public Library

2018 Dallas Book Festival Founded in 2006 as the Dallas International Book Festival, the 2018 Dallas Book Festival will mark the twelfth anniversary of the Dallas Public Library‚Äôs premiere literary event. The Dallas Book Festival is a community-based literary event promoting reading, literacy, and writing and featuring over 100 local, regional and national authors. Activities… Read more »

African American History Month

During the month of February, schools celebrate the achievements of black Americans and their role in history. This month I discovered Mae C. Jemison, the first African-American female astronaut. Mae, as a child, always had an interest in space. She attended medical school and became a doctor. After several years, Mae trained for NASA and… Read more »

HOUND DAWG

Hound Dawg is finally available. Yippee! The setting for this “Southern fried telling of The Little Red Hen,” writes Publisher’s Weekly, is down on a cotton farm. I grew up knowing about cotton farms in Mississippi, or so I thought. But while researching cotton, I discovered that it is grown in seventeen states. Gosh, I… Read more »