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Central’s 4th Floor Flooded With New Records!

Booked Solid - Dallas Public Library 7/17 5:51A Andrew Anderson
40 is a Flood? I was going to call this post “DPL’s Avalanche of New LPs” or “New Vinyl Continues to Pour In” but those titles don’t really offer the right perspective. 40 doesn’t seem [ ]

The Greatest Story Ever Told – And Then Some

Booked Solid - Dallas Public Library 7/13 5:28A Jo Anne Romero-Huerta
By Jo Anne Romero-Huerta To start, I am a bonafide Pride and Prejudice freak. I have re-read the book and watched various BBC mini-series and films since I was a child, each time judging the actors [ ]

Flipster: Free Digital Magazines

Booked Solid - Dallas Public Library 7/11 5:54A Visionaires
When you stand in line at the grocery store, do you ever look at the magazines and wish you could just stand there and read them? Have you looked for obscure magazines that aren’t on [ ]

Second Saturday Late Nites: The library after hours

Booked Solid - Dallas Public Library 7/10 5:14A Ann Bever
What happens in the library after hours when we’re closed? The lights dim, the hush deepens and every now and then you may hear the building creak or the distant sound of the traffic outside. [ ]

Library Exhibit: Dallas’s Train History

Booked Solid - Dallas Public Library 7/6 5:06A Matthew Thompson
Imagine a world where you can’t hop on a plane and be across the country in several hours. Where there are no cars and motels for a road trip. Where the fastest way to travel [ ]

The Giant & How He Humbugged America

Booked Solid - Dallas Public Library 7/3 5:26A Ashleigh Martin
Looking for a nonfiction children s book about one of America s greatest scams? Maybe not, but I m sure I ve peaked your interest. The Giant How He Humbugged America is one of the most comical and yet somewhat [ ]

The Music of What Happens

Booked Solid - Dallas Public Library 6/22 5:06A Audrey Hopkins
The Music of What Happens is the latest from Bill Konigsberg, a pivotal voice in young adult Queer Literature. Once more, he delivers a story of summer romance and growth, while deftly tackling issues of [ ]

Stonewall: 50 Years and Counting

Booked Solid - Dallas Public Library 6/19 5:53A Karyn Choi
Fifty years ago, on June 28, 1969. the LGBT community in New York City fought back against the transphobic, homophobic, and corrupt police at the Stonewall Inn, a gay bar and haven for the community. [ ]

The New Speaking Picture Book

Booked Solid - Dallas Public Library 6/15 5:40A Jonathan Carr
Did you ever play with children’s Sound Books? Special books with buttons that, when pressed, produced a sound associated with the story you are reading. It might be the bark of a dog, the horn [ ]

Man With A Camera!

Booked Solid - Dallas Public Library 6/12 5:58A Andrew Anderson
He was born Charles Buchinsky to Lithuanian parents in Ehrenfeld, Pennsylvania and didn t learn to speak English until he was a teenager. He shared the 1972 Golden Globe Henrietta Award for World Film Favorite Male with [ ]

Pride Mixtape: Three Books that Made Me Feel Affirmed

Booked Solid - Dallas Public Library 6/8 5:51A Kathryn Johnston
“…when you hear the same insults and jokes and slurs…despite knowing they’re not true, a small part of you stands to wonder…” Unbroken: 13 Stories Starring Disabled Teens is an anthology of fictional short [ ]

Go Digital @ DPL: cloudLibrary

Booked Solid - Dallas Public Library 6/6 5:16A Mandy Reichelt
Hello intrepid Booked Solid Readers! Librarians love our print materials, but Dallas Public Library also has a lot of digital content available to you, including audiobooks! You’re probably picturing thick cases with audiobooks on multiple [ ]

Juneteenth: A Brief, but Thorough History

Booked Solid - Dallas Public Library 6/5 5:40A James Glenn
Every year African Americans celebrate the final announcement of emancipation from slavery on June 19th. Even though Juneteenth is an official state holiday in Texas, many people are unaware of the holiday and its history. The [ ]
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