Monthly Archives: January 2013

What do Sesame Street and the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series have in common?

 Other than being wildly popular with our young patrons, now through February 9, you can enter to win prizes at your local library branch for one of these two things!  Each library has been given a copy of the Diary … Continue reading

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Library Web Wednesday: Little Pim

Interested in teaching your child a foreign language?  Check out Little Pim, a children’s language learning system! Little Pim offers an easy, fun and an effective way to teach your child a new language.  It is available for ages 0-6 … Continue reading

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Stonewall Book Awards Announced

At their Midwinter Meeting in Seattle this past weekend, the American Library Association announced the winners of the Stonewall Book Awards. On the Committee this year was Audelia Road Branch Manager Peter Coyl. Recognized this year for “exceptional merit relating … Continue reading

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Book Review: Tell Me About Your Day Today by Mem Fox

Australian author Mem Fox has written over 40 books, and once again she has delivered a wonderful, imaginative story for children.  The character of this book, Tell Me About Your Day Today, is a young boy who loves his bedtime routine, … Continue reading

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Can you tell me how I can find out about cultural organizations and events in Dallas?

There are a number of sources that list concerts, plays, exhibits, and other kinds of arts-related events in Dallas.  A few of the most comprehensive are these: “The Guide” section from Dallas Morning News, also available on-line at:  KERA’s … Continue reading

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