Monthly Archives: April 2012

Book Review: Cookies: bite-size life lessons by Amy Krouse Rosenthal

Are you looking for a fun and simple way to talk with children about character building?  Try out this book, Cookies: Bite-Size Life Lessons.   The author, Amy Krouse Rosenthal, explains twenty-two different concepts, such as fair and unfair, through scenarios … Continue reading

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Event: DIY Downloads – an Ebook Drop-In Clinic

Having trouble using the library’s downloadable books on your Kindle, Nook, iPad or other device? Bring your questions to the free clinic! Saturday, April 28, 2 – 3:30 p.m. J. Erik Jonsson Central Library Downtown Branch, 1st Floor 1515 Young … Continue reading

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Event: Bachman Lake Hosts Popular Children’s Program

The Bachman Lake Branch Library is pleased to be hosting an ongoing, weekly, Spanish language education program entitled, Juega Conmigo.  The grant funded program is run by the Center for Children and Families, part of the University of Texas at … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes

Tony Webster has lived a safe life and has reached an age (sixty-something) when reconsideration is not only normal but seemingly required. He has more years to live but those considered the best are gone. So Julian Barnes begins his … Continue reading

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What are DPL staff members currently reading, watching, listening to or recommending?

It’s our first Staff Picks list for 2012.       About once every quarter we ask our staff to share what they’re currently reading, watching or listening to.  What we end up with is a very eclectic list of books, movies … Continue reading

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