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Books That Promote Positive Behavior: Patience and Sharing Aren’t Easy!

Waiting Is Not Easy, written and illustrated by Mo Willems In Waiting Is Not Easy we have a story of two friends, Piggie and Gerald. And Piggie has a surprise for his friend Gerald. Of course, Gerald’s curiosity and excitement … Continue reading

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Book Review: On Bicycles, ed. Amy Walker

Have you ever wondered where all those bicyclists making their way around our fair city come from? You’re might happen upon them as they ride to local bars and taco spots, or explore their city, or make their way to work or the grocery … Continue reading

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Criterion, Part Infinitum…

Time for another jaunt into the “Criterion Collection” vaults—classic and contemporary films designated by the Criterion Company as the best of the best. The Dallas Public Library owns many of these unique titles on DVD, and I defy anyone not … 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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I’d love to do some volunteering, but there are so many possibilities, I feel overwhelmed. Can the Library help me narrow down the options?

During the holidays, people often begin to think of how they can serve others. The recent book A Path Appears (also a documentary film) details the incredible impact individuals can have when they devote time to service. There are many … Continue reading

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