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I’m doing a biography for Night of the Notables. How can the library help?

The History and Social Science Department at the Central Library will have biographies of important historical figures in the fields of law, education, psychology, crime, politics, American and World History for your Night of the Notables project. Whoever you decide … Continue reading

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I’m doing a school project on South Carolina during colonial times. What kinds of books does the library have?

The library has several sources, including these titles: Colonial South Carolina: A History, by Robert Weir The Expansion of South Carolina, 1729-1765, by Robert Lee Meriweather The Carolina Indian Frontier, by David Cokran   We do, between History and Social … Continue reading

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Q&A: I’m interested in the history of theater in Dallas. Can the Library help?

The Fine Arts Division at the Central Library has several books on Dallas theater history–one of which was written by former Fine Arts Division theater librarian, Robert Eason. There are also books on the history of the local theater buildings … Continue reading

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Can your library do this? Check out this wacky video!

The Harold B. Lee Library Multimedia Production Crew (Brigham Young University) created this excellent spoof on the popular Old Spice “I’m on a horse” commercials. You can see more great library videos from their department here. Can your library do … Continue reading

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Free Tax Help!

The deadline to file taxes is just around the corner – but it may not be too late to get free tax help!  Several library locations are still offering this service.  Check out the schedules here.

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