I want to do something hands-on this spring. Are there any DIY resources at the library?

We encourage you to take advantage of the Texas springtime with some great do-it-yourself projects inspired by our collection. Explore our nonfiction collection through the online catalog, and check out our step-by-step resource guides from furniture making to home décor to container gardening! With titles such as DIY industrial pipe furniture & décor: creative projects for every room of your home by James Angus, Small apartment hacks: 101 ingenious DIY solutions for living, organizing and entertaining by Jenna Mahoney, or The complete photo guide to outdoor building: from arbors to walkways: 150 DIY projects, you are sure to spring into action.

While you wait for your requested books to be delivered to your branch of choice, remember that the Dallas Public Library has access to online Do-It-Yourself Resource Center databases

Visit the Hobbies and Crafts Center from any computer with internet access for inspiration on how to spend your upcoming Spring Break. With categories like Science & Technology, Outdoor Recreation as well as Home & Garden, you are sure to make the most of this spring!

In addition, our Home Improvement Resource Center has an easy to use A-to-Z Topics search or by category of Decorating, Electrical, Maintenance, Outdoor, Plumbing, Remodeling, and Woodworking. 

For the car enthusiast or mechanic, visit one of our 28 branch locations to use AllData Online for comprehensive automotive diagnosis and repair information. Library staff are here to help you navigate to resources that you find most inspiring. We look forward to hearing about what you will create this spring!

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  1. Thank you for sharing. Great content.

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