Monthly Archives: July 2011

Linked-In Wednesday: HowStuffWorks

HowStuffWorks is a fantastic resource for anyone looking to demystify the world around them. Curious about autism? Whether you really need a refrigerator? How the stock market works? You’d be hard-pressed to find a topic not covered by HowStuffWorks. Browse … Continue reading

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The Law and You: Legal Forum Summer Series

Horrible boss making work a nightmare? Come learn your employee rights at the free Employees’ Rights at Work seminar co-sponsored by the Dallas Bar Association and the Dallas Public Library. The seminar, covering employment law in Texas, will be held … Continue reading

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Book Review: Bloody Jack: Being an Account of the Curious Adventures of Mary “Jacky” Faber, Ship’s Boy by L.A. Meyer

Are you in the mood for swash-buckling, sea-faring, hysterical and moving coming-of-age story about a strong-willed girl?  If so, this is the book for you. In a plague-ravaged London, Mary Faber is suddenly without home or family.  Adopted by a gang of street … Continue reading

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Q&A: I’m interested in the history of theater in Dallas. Can the Library help?

The Fine Arts Division at the Central Library has several books on Dallas theater history–one of which was written by former Fine Arts Division theater librarian, Robert Eason. There are also books on the history of the local theater buildings … Continue reading

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Linked-In Wednesday:

Stuck in summer school? Spending the hot, sunny summer days toiling away at homework or cramming for tests? If you’re a Dallas resident, your Dallas Public Library card gets you access to DASH’s amazing homework, test, and job assistance. But … Continue reading

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