Category Archives: kids

I saw something called the Discovery Wall on the Dallas Public Library website. What exactly is it?

When the Children’s Center at the J. Erik Jonsson Central Library was renovated in 2011, Atmos Energy sponsored one of the only large screen videoconferencing systems for children in the country. The Discovery Wall is located in the Kahn Pavilion … Continue reading

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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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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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My kids love acting and the theater. Can you suggest a summer camp for them that’s fun but educational, too?

Have we got the camp for you! Dallas Central Library is hosting Shakespeare Dallas’ “All the World’s a Stage Summer Camp” from July 6th-July 17th. The camp is designed for children ages 8-14, and meets Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Princess Who Had No Kingdom, by Ursula Jones

In the amusing children’s picture book, The Princess Who Had No Kingdom, award-winning author Ursula Jones delivers a delightful tale of a solitary princess who is searching for her kingdom.  While traveling here and there, she drove her horse, Pretty, … Continue reading

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