Monthly Archives: April 2013

I recently read that William Shakespeare was born and died on the same day of the month, April 23 (1564 -1616). It piqued my interest and made me wonder what resources on Shakespeare are available at the library.

The Dallas Public library has a superb collection of Shakespeare resources.  The prominent treasure of the collection is a copy of Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies (often called the First Folio) printed in 1623. This first complete printing … Continue reading

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Book Review: Mirror Mirror: a book of reversible verse by Marilyn Singer

April is chock-full of celebrations and holidays from the regularly celebrated April Fools’ Day to the more obscure (but absolutely deserving) Hairsytlist Appreciation Day (April 25, 2013).  My favorite thing to celebrate in April is National Poetry month because it … Continue reading

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The Polk-Wisdom Branch Library is now open!

Polk-Wisdom Branch Library On Saturday, April 13th, the Polk-Wisdom Branch Library hosted a re-opening celebration. Many gathered to meet community leaders, listened to wonderful programs, and enjoyed the newly remodeled facility! Features: The newly remodeled Polk-Wisdom Branch offers: Pending LEED … Continue reading

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What’s In a Phrase? A World of Amazing Things, FOUND IN TRANSLATION….

It’s all around us—in airports and restrooms; on DVDs and billboards; in traffic alerts and press conferences; on menus and opera stages; and on Dallas Area Rapid Transit buses and trains, to name a very few. Something we all take … Continue reading

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Children’s Author Visit: Tim Federle

On Thursday, April 25 from 6-7:30 pm children’s author Tim Federle will be reading and signing from his book Better Nate Than Ever at the J. Erik Jonsson Central Library. This novel follows the exploits of Nate Foster as he … Continue reading

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