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The theme for this year’s Mental Health Awareness month is “Life with a Mental Illness” are there any graphic novels in the library related to this theme?

Whether you or someone you know lives with a mental illness, it can sometimes be difficult to talk about or even understand, even though so many in our population experience mental illness at some point in their lives. Visual aids … Continue reading

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I’m already planning my summer vacation. I want to go abroad but I’m worried I won’t be able to talk to anyone! Does the library have any tools to help me learn a foreign language?

Yes, the Dallas Public Library Humanities Division has an entire language learning section, located on the third floor of the Central Library. If you can’t come and visit us, we can send the materials to the Library branch closest to you. … Continue reading

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Can you tell me more about Dallas Arts Explorers, the new program for homeschooling families?

We are so glad you’re interested in this program! After continued success with his weekly music class for children, Bill Smith from the Fine Arts Division wanted to find a way to support homeschooling students’ education while also providing them … Continue reading

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I’ve been hearing a lot about feminism recently and I was wondering if the library has any books on that topic. Especially newer books.

Feminism is a movement that has been quickly coming back into light in the past few years. While this brings on a debate as to whether we are still part of the third wave feminist movement (1990’s) or starting a … 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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