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The LLF will carefully organize the thousands of materials donated by the community. Come back for the sale and find a treasure!

The Lakewood Library Friends (LLF) is seeking donations of gently used hardbacks, paperbacks, audiobooks, CDs, DVDs, and other media items for its Annual Book Sale scheduled for Saturday, September 16. All proceeds from the sale will benefit the Lakewood Branch Library.

From now until September 15 donations may be brought to the Lakewood Library: Tue –Thurs, 10am-8pm; Fri-Sat, 10am-6pm. The library is located at 6121 Worth St., 75214, 75214. For more info, call 214-670-1376 or email: info@lakewoodlibraryfriendsdallas.org  Visit LLF website: http://www.lakewoodlibraryfriendsdallas.org/

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Don't miss the fun with Kindermusik at 11 am! Photo by Donna Denison

On Saturday, September 17, from 10 am – 5 pm the public is invited to a day of free family fun which includes children’s crafts, face painting, and page coloring for kids & adults. Wear any Batman or Batgirl attire to enter the free drawing for a D.C. Comics themed-prize basket. Attire includes, but is not limited to, a T-shirt, cape or socks.

Join in musical movement fun with Kindermusik by Purple Nest at 11 am.

Browse for bargains among more than 15,000 books and other media items in the Annual Book Sale. Find fabulous raffle items donated from local merchants, the Lakewood Knit Wits, and more. Cash or checks only. Proceeds benefit the Lakewood Branch Library, 6121 Worth Street, Dallas, 75214.  214-670-1376.

lakewoodlibraryfriendsdallas.org 

http://dallaslibrary2.org/branch/lakewood.php

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A 2012 spring yarn bombing by the Lakewood Knit Wits at the Lakewood Branch Library.

This Spring Break the Lakewood Branch Library has an array of free events for children ages 5 through 12. Celebrity appearances include: Ronald McDonald sharing his love of reading; Sister Cat brings Seussology and stories of The Cat in the Hat;  Maricela Carelock with her electric guitar and amazing puppet friends; Dallas Police Officers onsite with Squad Car Show & Tell. 

Programs listed above begin at 1:30 pm and run Tuesday through Friday, March 15-18. In addition, a special spring themed crafts-making session will be held on Saturday, March 19 at 2 pm.

For more info, visit: http://www.lakewoodlibraryfriendsdallas.org/

Lakewood Branch Library

6121 Worth, Dallas, 75214

214-670-1376

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Local author, historian, and storyteller, Rose-Mary Rumbley. Photo by Andy Hanson

Tuesday, October 20, the public is invited to hear the free presentation by local author and storyteller Rose-Mary Rumbley, “The History of Traveling Around Dallas,” with stories form the first car in Dallas to Carroll Shelby’s Cobra, from trolley cars to DART light rail, and more.

Doors open at 1:30 p.m. for the 2 p.m. program. The Lakewood Branch Library is located at 6121 Worth St., Dallas, 75214. For more info, call 214.670.1376, or go to lakewoodlibraryfriendsdallas.org.

 

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Every year the community looks forward to the Lakewood Library Annual Book Sale.

Clears some shelves in your home and help your local library!

The Lakewood Library Friends is seeking donations of gently used books, paperbacks, audio books, CDs, DVDs and other media items for its Annual Book Sale scheduled for Saturday, September 19. All proceeds from the sale will benefit the Lakewood Branch Library.

From now until September 18 donations may be brought to the Lakewood Library every Tuesday through Saturday during regular business hours. The library is located at 6121 Worth St., 75214. For more information, call 214-670-1376 or email: info@lakewoodlibraryfriendsdallas.org

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Shop Barnes & Noble June 25-28 and Support the Lakewood Branch Library!

Thursday, June 25 at 7 pm Barnes & Noble, Dallas, Lincoln Park will be hosting an author event with Lakewood author and Salon.com editor, Sarah Hepola. You'll be able to meet Sarah and purchase her just released memoir, Blackout: Remembering The Things I Drank to Forget.

Hepola’s book has been featured in the Dallas Morning News this past week here, http://dallasmorningviewsblog.dallasnews.com/2015/06/what-sarah-hepola-taught-me-about-blackout-drinking-and-sobrietys-thrill.html/  and here, http://www.guidelive.com/books/2015/06/19/dallas-writer-sarah-hepola-turns-boozy-memory-gaps-searing-memoir

Mention that you support the Lakewood Library at checkout and 10% or more of the purchases of Sarah's book, as well as all other purchases made at the Barnes & Noble Lincoln Park store June 25-28, will be donated to the Lakewood Library Friends!

Can’t make it to the event?  From June 25- 28 just mention at the register that you support the Lakewood Library and 10% or more of your purchase will go to the Lakewood Library Friends! Support us June 25 -28 online and nationwide at all other Barnes & Noble stores by providing the Bookfair # 11650777 at checkout.  

Make your summer and beach reading purchases support our Lakewood Library!

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2014 Lakewood Art Show award winning entry "Father and Son, 1951," by Guinn Powell.

Artists age 18 years and older are invited to submit up to two entries in the 51st Annual Lakewood Art Show. Art intake is on Saturday, April 25 from 10 am - 4 pm at the Lakewood Branch Library located at 6121 Worth, Dallas, 75214. The entry fee of $15 per item is waived for members of Lakewood Library Friends (LLF). Memberships are available at the door.

Any family-friendly, recent, and ready to hang or display work may be entered in the show in these categories: painting, drawing, photography, print, sculpture, mixed-media, and fine craft.

An opening reception for artists and their guests will be held on Monday, May 4, continuing the long tradition of an evening of food and art at the Lakewood Library.

Art Show entry and LLF membership forms are available at the Lakewood Branch Library and at http://www.lakewoodlibraryfriendsdallas.org. For more info call 214-670-1376.

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Local author and humorist Rose-Mary Rumbley is always entertaining.

The public is invited to the Lakewood Library on Wednesday, April  8, 2015  to hear local author and humorist Rose-Mary Rumbley discuss the Charles Portis’ novel,  True Gr,  and the innocence of the western movie. Doors open at 1:30 for seating and refreshments. The program begins at 2:00. Enter the free drawing for a DVD of the movie, True Grit. The Lakewood Branch Library is located at 6121 Worth St., Dallas, 75214. For more info, call 214-670-1376, or visit www.lakewoodlibraryfriendsdallas.org.

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The public is invited to the Lakewood Library on Wednesday, April  8, 2015  to hear local author and humorist Rose-Mary Rumbley discuss the Charles Portis’ novel,  True Grit,  and the innocence of the western movie. Doors open at 1:30 for seating and refreshments. The program begins at 2:00. Enter the free drawing for a DVD of the movie, True Grit. The Lakewood Branch Library is located at 6121 Worth St., Dallas, 75214. For more info, call 214-670-1376, or visit www.lakewoodlibraryfriendsdallas.org.

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Award winning local author Reavis Z. Wortham. Photo courtesy of R. Wortham.

On Thursday, March 26, the public is invited to the Lakewood Branch Library to hear local author Reavis Z. Wortham discuss his newest book, Vengeance is Mine, followed by a book signing. Doors open at 6 pm for seating and refreshments. The program begins at 6:30. Enter the free drawing for a copy of the book. The Lakewood Branch Library is located at 6121 Worth St., Dallas, 75214. For more info call 214-670-1376 or go to http://www.lakewoodlibraryfriendsdallas.org/