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Does the library offer classes on grant writing?

Although we do not offer regular classes on grant writing, the Grants Information Center (located on the 6th floor of the Central Library) does offer a variety of free classes and workshops on a wide range of topics relating to foundations, … Continue reading

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I’m interested in auto repair and small engines. What does the library offer that can help me?

Our collection of dealer repair manuals and online databases is one of the highlights of the Business and Technology Division, located on the 5th floor of the J. Erik Jonsson Central Library. We have an extensive collection of repair manuals … Continue reading

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My family came to the United States from Mexico and I’m interested in finding out more about my ancestors. Can you help me find records from Mexico, or do you only have genealogy books about the United States?

Staff in the Genealogy and History Division are always eager to help people track down their ancestors and the coverage in the Genealogy collection is worldwide. We’re especially excited about some new collections in our databases featuring Mexico. Ancestry.com has … Continue reading

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What are all the Post-It notes I see stuck on the 1st floor windows at the Central Library?

We’re so glad you asked that question because we are really excited about upcoming changes on the first floor.  The Post-It Art is to highlight the Downtown Branch Teen Center which we will be expanding later this summer. We are … Continue reading

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My 3rd- and 9th-graders are having trouble with their homework. I have tried to help them as much as I can, but they need more assistance. Does the library offer any type of afterschool tutoring?

Yes, we do! The Dallas Public Library is pleased to offer Homework Help through Brainfuse. Homework Help provides a unique blend of one-to-one homework help for students in grades K-12, as well as state-aligned skills building, test preparation, and writing … Continue reading

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