Monthly Archives: March 2011

I’ve lost my copy of a really important Dallas Opera production from the 1960’s. Does the library have one I could photocopy?

The Fine Arts division of the downtown Dallas Public Library has Playbills, season brochures, clippings, and other resources covering many years for both The Dallas Opera and the Dallas Symphony Orchestra.  These are not indexed or digitized, so you’ll want … Continue reading

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Linked-In Wednesday: OnGuardOnline.gov

Welcome to Linked-In Wednesday Enriching your online experience one link—and one Wednesday—at a time! The internet offers many things—information, amusement, communication and connection—but it can also leave you open to scams, misinformation, identity theft, and other dangers. Fortunately, OnGuardOnline.gov can … Continue reading

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What do the library and Frank Constanza have in common?

A great collection of historic TV Guides! That’s right – the library owns close to a complete run of the magazine, starting with scattered issues from the mid-1950s to weeklys from then on.  And if that’s not enough, the library also … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Taylor (1932 – 2011)

Dame Elizabeth Rosemond Taylor, DBE (February 27, 1932 – March 23, 2011) was an English-born American actress. She first became famous as a child actress, and later recognized for her superior acting talent and striking beauty, especially with her violet eyes. … Continue reading

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Book Review (downloadable audio): Ayn Rand and the World She Made by Anne Conover Heller

Atlas Shrugged (Part 1) comes out in theatres soon, so now is a great time to read an Ayn Rand biography. This is a very substantial bio (downloadable version) of 19 hours and 36 minutes with each minute extremely engaging particularly if you love … Continue reading

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