Monthly Archives: May 2013

Does the library have any information about the history of theater in Dallas?

Yes!  The Fine Arts Division has a wide range of both published and archival materials.  These books can provide a lot of background information, and the Fine Arts staff will be happy to help you find more. Dallas Little Theatre: … Continue reading

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First Shipment of Gravel

This post started out as an ambitious project: I was going to review three DVDs in the pop/rock documentary category, and the common denominator would have been the gravel-voiced singer. I have come to the realization, though, that each deserves its own post.  … Continue reading

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Exhibit: Swedish neo-Modernist painter Carl Kohler (1919-2006)

Dallas Public Library and Henry Köhler Present Authorized Digital Prints of Swedish Painter Carl Köhler at the J. Erik Jonsson Central Library through August, 2013. The Humanities and Fine Arts Divisions of the Dallas Public Library have the privilege of … Continue reading

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Can the library help me find reviews for a particular novel?

Yes!  We have a number of resources, many of them on-line, to help you find a wide variety of reviews.  With a Dallas Public Library card you can search Novelist, Ebscohost, Newsbank, Newspaper Source, WorldCat, Book Review Index, and other … Continue reading

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Dallas Librarian to Chair American Library Association Book Awards Committee

Peter Coyl, a Librarian with Dallas Public Library, has been named chair of the 2014 American Library Association’s Stonewall Book Awards Committee. The Stonewall Book Awards are given to books of exceptional merit relating to the gay, lesbian, bisexual, and … Continue reading

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