Monthly Archives: June 2015

My kids and I attended a very cool program where we dissected owl pellets. I love that they are being exposed to science this summer! Are you offering any other science-type programs?

We’re so glad you enjoyed the owl pellet program!  We have a variety of STEAM (Science Technology Engineering Art Math) programs happening at all of the Dallas libraries this summer. Some of these exciting (and, shhh – educational) programs are: Owl … Continue reading

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I love to travel but I can’t afford to take a trip this summer. Can you suggest any unique or quirky travel books that I could read to help me experience a virtual vacation?

The History and Social Science Division has a fantastic collection of travel guidebooks, but you’ll also find some really interesting personal accounts of travels. Here are a few books to help you travel vicariously: Twitchhiker: How One Man Travelled the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Daddy Adventure Day, by Dave Keane

Do you remember your first baseball game?  In Daddy Adventure Day by Dave Keane, a young boy attends his first baseball game with his dad.  Many memorable things happen on their Daddy Adventure Day, a distinct day just for the … Continue reading

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How many people are currently experiencing homelessness in Dallas?

Due to a number of complicating factors, it is difficult to provide a specific number for people currently experiencing homelessness in Dallas.  However, there are a variety of resources available for those wishing to better understand the state of affairs … Continue reading

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Book Review: Danielle Walker’s Against All Grain: Meals Made Simple; Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, and Paleo Recipes to Make Anytime

Author Danielle Walker managed her own health turnaround from ulcerative colitis where she suffered an array of issues including malabsorption of vitamins and minerals, joint pain, drastic weight loss, as well as the inconvenience and expense of multiple hospital stays … Continue reading

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