October 16, 2006


The week of October 15th is Teen Reads Week. Audelia Road will have special activities for pre-teens and teens so check back for more information!

Be sure to mark your calendar for a Halloween Film Fest at the Audelia Road Branch. Join us on Tuesday, October 24th at 4:00 p.m. for a frightening good time watching movies about ghost towns and ghost stories.

On October 4th at 3:30 p.m., join Lisa Fullerton of the City of Dallas Graffiti Abatement program and see the “Writing on the Wall”. Help to clean what you create and you’ll learn just how much graffiti costs the city. All ages welcome but particularly geared for youth and young adults.

On November 14th at 3:00 p.m., Marcialyn Banks of the North Oak Cliff Animal Shelter will be our special guest in support of Animal Shelter Appreciation Week. Learn about pet care, pet responsibility, strays, what to do if you get an animal bite, animal stories, and other important animal related issues and activities. We welcome all ages to the program.

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Support Group--First Thursday of each month at 11:30 a.m. with “office hours” afterward with Program Coordinator Belinda Glenn and the Dallas County KinCare Network. These meetings supplement the Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Resource Collection at the Audelia Road Branch, Dallas Public Library.

Computer Classes--Learn about computer and internet basics. Classes for adults are held first Saturday of each month: Our next classes are October 7th at 10:00-11:00 a.m. and 11:00-12:00 p.m. Spaces are limited. Please call 214-670-1350 or stop by the information desk to reserve your spot.

Audelia Road Book Club--We’re back to our regular schedule of the last Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m. This is a discussion group not a book review and we always welcome new members. Please RSVP to 214-670-1350 or dlyons@dallaslibrary.org. Our next selections:
September 28th: "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time" by Mark Haddon
October 26th: "Can't Wait to Get to Heaven" by Fannie Flagg
November 30th: “Rise and Shine” by Anna Quindlen

Story Times for Children (NOTE CHANGE!): Story times for all ages will be held on Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. Welcome to our new children’s Librarian Carol Dengle!
LIBRARY LIVE will take place at Audelia on the first Saturday of the month at 11:00 a.m. October 7th features Omar Angeles and Viva Mexico ! Learn about the culture of Mexico through song and dance. Chase presents LIBRARY LIVE! Big Thought’s FREE monthly program that offers interactive, culturally diverse performances and workshops for students and families. The program brings literary traditions to life through dance, visual art and music.