Monthly Archives: April 2011

Book Review: Gryphon: new and selected stories

Let’s get beyond the cliché about the short story being mordant or dead. Let’s also get beyond the prejudice that the “short form” is for those authors who can’t sustain a narrative. Let’s also, finally, admit that the short story … Continue reading

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Yarn Bomb

A few weeks ago as I drove into the parking lot of the Lakewood Branch, I noticed something unusual on one of the light poles that surround the parking lot.         After getting out of my car … Continue reading

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Q&A: I found some family materials in my attic that may be of some historical value to Dallas. Is the library interested in preserving these materials?

The Central Library’s Texas/Dallas History & Archives Division collects personal and family papers as well as organizational materials that pertain to Dallas. Many factors influence whether or not these materials are appropriate for preservation in the library. Some things we … Continue reading

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Linked-In Wednesday: Instructables

Welcome to Linked-In Wednesday Enriching your online experience one link—and one Wednesday—at a time! Where do you go to find out how to make your own paint brushes? And where can you find step-by-step instructions on how to make bamboo … Continue reading

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What we’re reading…

We sent a call out to staff asking what they are reading, watching and listening to. The response was overwhelming!  See the links below – they are connected to the catalog so when you find something you want to read … Continue reading

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