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Oak Lawn Branch Library

New hours coming April 6, 2015


Oak Lawn Branch Library

Branch Highlights

Location & Contact

4100 Cedar Springs Road, 75219 (map)

214-670-1359 | oaklawn@dallaslibrary.org

On bus routes: 29, 31, 39, 51, 409
   All routes except 39 require 1/4 to 1/2 mile walk.

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

Stories Come ALIVE - Melody Bell

When: Thursday, July 02, 2015 - 11:00 AM
Where: Oak Lawn Branch Library (in the Auditorium)

Do you know how to tell a story? Learn the importance of the Storyteller to the family and community. Cultural artists for this event are sponsored by the Community Artists Program (CAP), a cultural contracts program of the City of Dallas, Office of Cultural Affairs.


Treat Yourself to a Good Book...Club

When: Thursday, July 02, 2015 - 6:00 PM
Where: Oak Lawn Branch Library (in the Auditorium)

Get ideas for your next great read while enjoying treats. Share your thoughts on a good read with the group. No assigned reading.


Movie Monday

When: Monday, July 06, 2015 - 2:15 PM
Where: Oak Lawn Branch Library (in the Auditorium)

Come beat the heat with a family-friendly movie.


$2 Tuesday: Learn How to Eat On $2

When: Tuesday, July 07, 2015 - 6:00 PM
Where: Oak Lawn Branch Library (in the Auditorium)

We would like to invite all LGBTQ Youth and Allies age 13 to 19 to come to $2 Tuesday: Learn How to Eat on $2. We will teach the youth how to prepare a meal using a budget of $2.


Library Live! Melody Bell

When: Wednesday, July 08, 2015 - 2:00 PM
Where: Oak Lawn Branch Library (in the Children's Area)

Independence and Liberation: What it Was and What it Is
Listen to famous quotes made by well-known people and not so well-known people about independence and liberation with master storyteller Melody Bell and share what the 4th of July means to you. How do you celebrate this special day? Discuss Independence Day commemorations all over the world and make your own US flag to take home.


Exploring Traditions of Mexico- Anita N. Martinez Ballet Folklorico

When: Thursday, July 09, 2015 - 2:00 PM
Where: Oak Lawn Branch Library (in the Auditorium)

Join a fun, interactive, picturesque, educational program that captures the folklore of Mexico through its traditional dances. Cultural artists for this event are sponsored by the Community Artists Program (CAP), a cultural contracts program of the City of Dallas, Office of Cultural Affairs.


Knittie Gritties

When: Saturday, July 11, 2015 - 10:00 AM
Where: Oak Lawn Branch Library (in the Conference Room)

Come knit with us, or come to learn. Needles and yarn provided for beginners. Knit, crochet, needlepoint, or any sort of threadwork is welcomed.


Art Think Jr.

When: Saturday, July 11, 2015 - 2:30 PM
Where: Oak Lawn Branch Library (in the Auditorium)

Creativity will be encouraged through learning about contemporary art and artists and doing a hands-on art activity. Supplies will be provided.


Movie Monday

When: Monday, July 13, 2015 - 2:15 PM
Where: Oak Lawn Branch Library (in the Auditorium)

Come beat the heat with a family-friendly movie.


Oak Lawn Cedar Springs Stakeholders Crime Watch

When: Wednesday, July 15, 2015 - 12:00 PM
Where: Oak Lawn Branch Library (in the Meeting Room)

The Oak Lawn Cedar Springs Crime Watch is a group of concerned residents and business owners who meet with officers from Central and Northwest Dallas Police divisions to discuss neighborhood issues.


Building Bridges

When: Wednesday, July 15, 2015 - 2:00 PM
Where: Oak Lawn Branch Library (in the Auditorium)

How do you design a bridge and make sure it can support weight? Kids will learn about the different types of bridges and build their own, using only drinking straws and tape - then test it to see how much weight it will support. Sponsored by The Dallas Foundation.


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