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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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Book Review: For the Love of Autumn, by Patricia Polacco

In Patricia Polacco’s For the Love of Autumn, school teacher Danielle lands her first out-of-state teaching job near the Pacific Ocean and Canada. She and her kitten Autumn drive up the West Coast through California, through Oregon and into Washington … Continue reading

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Book Review: Bridget Jones: Mad About the Boy, by Helen Fielding

Readers may recall the first two Bridget Jones novels (and movie adaptations), which introduced us to Bridget, the neurotic thirty-something struggling heroically and hysterically with her love life and weight fluctuations.  In Bridget Jones: Mad About the Boy by Helen Fielding, it … Continue reading

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How many people are currently experiencing homelessness in Dallas?

Due to a number of complicating factors, it is difficult to provide a specific number for people currently experiencing homelessness in Dallas.  However, there are a variety of resources available for those wishing to better understand the state of affairs … Continue reading

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