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Library Services: Tours

Explore your library

Did you know the downtown Dallas Public Library is full of things to do and see?
From Shakespeare's First Folio (1623) to the Declaration of Independence (printed on July 4, 1776), there are eight floors full of treasures to explore.

Self-guided tours

Guided tours

J. Erik Jonsson Central Library

The J. Erik Jonsson Central Library is not hosting guided tours at this time. Please call 214-671-8366 with any questions.

Children's Center

The Children's Center is excited to offer tours to schools and other groups, for preschoolers to sixth graders. For more information, please call 214-670-1671 or email childrens@dallaslibrary.org

We also offer Discovery Wall Field Trips that allow children to experience a variety of far-away places via videoconference technology. Click here to request a field trip.

Branch Tours

Our branch libraries welcome groups for visits, from classrooms of children to community groups. Contact your branch directly for details.