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Library Web Wednesday: Changes to OverDrive Coming Soon!

Get ready for a new way to enjoy eBooks and more from the library With OverDrive’s Next Generation experience, users can borrow titles with just one click! Dallas Public Library’s OverDrive digital collection, http://dallaslibrary.lib.overdrive.com, is getting a facelift in the … Continue reading

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March Mango Mania is here!

March Mango Mania is here! From March 15-30, the library is celebrating its new online language service, Mango Languages.  For the next 16 days we will be having online contests all related to Mango and languages.  For a full list … Continue reading

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I am traveling to Denmark this summer and I want to learn Danish so that I can get around more easily. Does the library have anything to help me learn Danish?

For anyone looking to learn another language the library has lots of great resources from books to CDs that you can check-out.  Recently the library added Mango Languages which is an online language learning service.  Over 40 languages including Danish … Continue reading

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What was Dallas like for African Americans during Segregation and the Civil Rights movement?

Beginning in the mid-1940s, Dallas newspaper and commercial photographer Marion Butts, Sr. (1924-2002), recorded various facets of African-American community life in Dallas for almost sixty years.  The rich collection documents not only segregation and civil rights events, but also the … Continue reading

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Library Web Wednesday: 20th Century Poetry

Looking for poems to celebrate Black History Month?  Check out the 20th Century Poetry database.  This database offers over 3,000 poems from African American poets, such as Lucille Clifton, Wanda Coleman, and Langston Hughes.  Each poet selection contains a short … Continue reading

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