Monthly Archives: September 2013

Are You The Only One? “YES, I AM,” She Says Proudly…

Declaration time: I am a proud, card-carrying—-only child. Hopefully, my friends and colleagues will agree that I am not indeed selfish, bossy, neurotic or manipulative, as society would have eventually expected of a bambina in my seemingly tragic circumstances more than … Continue reading

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Does the library offer any programs about starting a small business?

The Business & Technology Division at the Central Library has lots to offer the budding entrepreneur, including business and entrepreneurial programs.  They have recently partnered with the City of Dallas Office of Economic Development to offer two “Starting a Small … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Duck Commander Family: how faith, family, and ducks created a dynasty by Willie and Korie Robertson

If you’ve heard of Duck Dynasty and you’re wondering what all the craze is about, you might check out the book, The Duck Commander Family: how faith, family, and ducks created a dynasty written by the CEO of Duck Commander, … Continue reading

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I heard about a rock band that dress in tuxedos and wear giant eyeballs and top hats on their heads that disguise their identities. Does the Dallas Public Library own any material or have any information about the Residents?

Formed in San Francisco in 1969, the Residents have succeeded in maintaining a career for over four decades that is completely shrouded in secrecy. Despite much speculation by the public, the result of the band’s modus operandi is that after … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Wolf of Wall Street by Jordan Belfort

It should be noted up front that the author, Jordan Belfort is not a professional writer, and that this is his memoir. His brokerage firm, Stratton Oakmont, was not really “Wall Street,” at least not in the traditional sense.  First … Continue reading

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