Category Archives: community

I heard that Dallas Public Library opened a seed library. Tell me more about that.

It’s true! The library has joined over a thousand institutions across the world in establishing a collection of open-pollinated vegetable, herb, and flower seeds that circulate just like our books and other media. Gardeners of all ages and abilities can … Continue reading

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I am new to the Downtown Dallas area and would love to meet up with people who like to read and talk about what they have read. Is there a book club at the Central Library?

Welcome to Downtown Dallas! Yes, the Central Library’s Downtown Book Club meets the second Thursday of the month and we’re looking for people who love to read and enjoy discussing books. Book club members select and vote on what to … Continue reading

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Book Review: This Is Where You Belong, by Melody Warnick

Coming off of a national election you might be, like me, a little exhausted by the stream of constant news and opinion about The Future of the Country. Melody Warnick has an antidote to all that preoccupation with national goings-on: … Continue reading

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I’m looking for data about Dallas. Where do I start?

Whether you’re looking for information for a business plan, grant application, or research project – or you just want to know more about the place where you live – there are a wealth of resources available online and in the … Continue reading

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I’d like to learn about the Legacies Dallas History Conference. When is it held, and what kinds of topics does it cover?

The Texas/Dallas History & Archives Division of the Dallas Public Library is one of several proud sponsors of the 17th Annual Legacies Dallas History Conference, which will be held on Saturday, January 30, 2016 at The Hall of State, Fair … Continue reading

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