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An Audio Tour of the J. Erik Jonsson Central Library

J. Erik Jonsson Central Library

Spanning eight floors and serving as the hub for a system whose collections comprise nearly 4-1/2 million items, the J. Erik Jonsson Central Library, flagship of the Dallas Public Library system, ranks amongst the largest public library facilities in the United States.

1st floor: Children's Center

(June 10, 2010)--Librarian Sharon McCollins discusses the collections and services available in the Children's Center of the Central Library, temporarily located on the 1st floor while the facility on the 2nd floor is undergoing renovation. [15 mins., 33 secs.]

Listen: Children's Center


5th floor: Business & Technology

(June 12, 2010)--Librarian LaVerne Brown discusses the collections and services available in the Business & Technology Division of the Central Library. [21 mins., 28 secs.]

Listen: Business & Technology


7th floor: Fine Books Collection

(June 8, 2010)--Librarian Carol Roark discusses the collections and services available in the Fine Books division of the Central Library, located on the 7th floor. [14 mins., 22 secs.]

Listen: Fine Books


8th floor: History & Social Sciences

(June 9, 2010)--Librarian Theresa Huff discusses the collections and services available in the History & Social Sciences division of the Central Library, located on the 8th floor. [14 mins., 46 secs.]

Listen: History & Social Sciences

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