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Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest Branch Library


Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest Branch Library

Branch Highlights

Location & Contact

2008 East Kiest Blvd, 75216 (map)

214-670-1952 | lancasterkiest@dallaslibrary.org

On bus route: 541
   The library is also 1/4 mile from route 538.

Service Hours

Mon
10-6
Tue
10-8
Wed
10-8
Thu
10-8
Fri
10-6
Sat
10-6
Sun
1-5

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Upcoming Events

Library Live! African American History Month

When: Saturday, February 13, 2016 - 1:00 PM
Where: Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest Branch Library (in the Children's Area)

Anansi and the Moss-Covered Rock

Join master puppeteer Sandy Shrout as she tells a story about the renown trickster Anansi the spider. You'll also learn how to let your imagination take over the story, as Sandy teaches you how to create puppets from everyday materials and stage your own puppet show!


Soil Benders : Wangari Maathai

When: Saturday, February 13, 2016 - 2:00 PM
Where: Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest Branch Library (in the Training Room)

The McCarty & Maathai Community Garden will present this exciting program where we'll learn about Wangari Maathai and her Green Belt Movement. We'll also explore what pigments give plants their green color and people their skin color.


Afterschool Discovery Crew

When: Tuesday, February 16, 2016 - 4:00 PM
Where: Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest Branch Library (in the Training Room)

Need something to do afterschool? Join the CREW!
Create - Experiment - Have Fun.


AARP Tax-Aide

When: Wednesday, February 17, 2016 - 11:00 AM
Where: Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest Branch Library (in the Training Room)

Dallas Public Library will partner with AARP Tax-Aide to offer free, in-person tax assistance through trained volunteers. Assistance is geared toward people with low-to-moderate income, persons with disabilities, the elderly and limited English speaking taxpayers who need assistance in preparing their own tax returns. People interested in receiving assistance should bring W-2's, last year's tax return, Social Security cards for all dependents, and photo I.D. Space is limited. Please call the branch in advance to confirm availability. For more information visit http://dallaslibrary2.org/government/taxHelp.php.


Game Day

When: Wednesday, February 17, 2016 - 4:00 PM
Where: Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest Branch Library (in the Bishop Larry Mcgriff Meeting Room (Auditorium))

Have some free time after school? Come to Game Day at the Lancaster-Kiest Library and play some classic board games with your friends and family.


Computer Class

When: Thursday, February 18, 2016 - 11:00 AM
Where: Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest Branch Library

Need computer help? We offer an hour of one-on-one computer help using library computers or you can bring a personal electronic device.


Toastmaster Open House commemorating Paul Laurence Dunbar

When: Saturday, February 20, 2016 - 11:00 AM
Where: Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest Branch Library (in the Bishop Larry Mcgriff Meeting Room (Auditorium))

Celebrate the work of Paul Laurence Dunbar through poetry reading by members of local area Toastmaster Group (Anointed Oak Cliff Orators). Learn about life and works of Paul Laurence Dunbar and becoming a member of Toastmasters.


Family Fun Story Time

When: Saturday, February 20, 2016 - 1:00 PM
Where: Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest Branch Library (in the Children's Area)

Join us on Saturday afternoons at the Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest Branch Library for Family Fun Story Time! Children of all ages are welcome!


Light Benders : Lewis Latimer

When: Saturday, February 20, 2016 - 2:00 PM
Where: Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest Branch Library (in the Training Room)

Children will learn about Lewis Latimer and his contributions to light bulbs and engineering.


Empowering Oak Cliff Community Action Meeting!

When: Saturday, February 20, 2016 - 3:30 PM
Where: Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest Branch Library (in the Bishop Larry Mcgriff Meeting Room (Auditorium))

Community Action Meeting open to ALL who are interested in making a change for families in the Oak Cliff area; to live in a safe and healthy neighborhood! People coming together to build a united and powerful community!


Marvelous Monday Movies

When: Monday, February 22, 2016 - 4:00 PM
Where: Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest Branch Library (in the Bishop Larry Mcgriff Meeting Room (Auditorium))

Enjoy the movie "Selma Lord Selma" with family and friends. Popcorn and drinks will be served.


Afterschool Discovery Crew

When: Tuesday, February 23, 2016 - 4:00 PM
Where: Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest Branch Library (in the Training Room)

Need something to do afterschool? Join the CREW!
Create - Experiment - Have Fun.


AARP Tax-Aide

When: Wednesday, February 24, 2016 - 11:00 AM
Where: Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest Branch Library (in the Training Room)

Dallas Public Library will partner with AARP Tax-Aide to offer free, in-person tax assistance through trained volunteers. Assistance is geared toward people with low-to-moderate income, persons with disabilities, the elderly and limited English speaking taxpayers who need assistance in preparing their own tax returns. People interested in receiving assistance should bring W-2's, last year's tax return, Social Security cards for all dependents, and photo I.D. Space is limited. Please call the branch in advance to confirm availability. For more information visit http://dallaslibrary2.org/government/taxHelp.php.


Game Day

When: Wednesday, February 24, 2016 - 4:00 PM
Where: Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest Branch Library (in the Bishop Larry Mcgriff Meeting Room (Auditorium))

Have some free time after school? Come to Game Day at the Lancaster-Kiest Library and play some classic board games with your friends and family.


Computer Class

When: Thursday, February 25, 2016 - 11:00 AM
Where: Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest Branch Library

Need computer help? We offer an hour of one-on-one computer help using library computers or you can bring a personal electronic device.


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