CBS 11 Header TXA 21 Header MeTV Header KRLD Header The Fan Header
CBS DFW WEATHER APP: iPhone App Store | Android App Coming Soon | More Information

library

(credit: CBS 11 News)

Beating The Heat At The Local Library

When the North Texas sun is blazing and air conditioners struggle to cool, when there is no other place to hide from the heat, some people find a quiet, cold place to shelter among the shelves in the local library.

07/25/2014

A senior picks out a dress for prom. (credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

South Dallas High School Students Snag Free Prom Dresses

Lucky south Dallas high school students received free prom dresses Saturday at the Martin Luther King Jr. Branch Library.

03/08/2014

(credit: KTVT)

Kids Visit Bush Presidential Library On President’s Day

While classmates hit the books on this President’s day, fifth grade students from Carrollton’s Janie Stark elementary were learning history—hands on.

CBS 11–02/17/2014

(credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Jail Time For Unreturned Library Books?

A Texas state law took effect in September that defines the failure to return library books as theft. The law mandates up to a $100 fine per offense.

12/25/2013

As the anniversary of the John F. Kennedy assassination looms, the City of Irving is making a museum out of the home where Marina and Lee Harvey Oswald spent their final night together. (credit: CBS 11 News)

Oswald Home In Irving To Open As Museum

Fifty years after JFK’s assassination, Irving is opening a house it hopes will tell a part of the story many people don’t know; where Marina and Lee Harvey Oswald spent their last night together.

10/18/2013

A collection of Amazon Kindle products rest on a desk. (credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Bedford Library Joins Battle Against E-Book Publishers

The Bedford Public Library has joined more than two dozen others in a growing battle with e-book publishers.

KRLD–08/16/2013

Overweight teenagers during a morning walk. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Texas, Libraries Work Against Childhood Obesity

Hundreds of public libraries and schools across Texas are eligible to receive nutrition and fitness-related books and DVDs to help fight childhood obesity.

07/16/2013

(credit: Thinkstock)

Best Summer Reading Events For Kids In DFW

Summer is here and it’s time to enroll your child in summer reading events to keep him or her ready for school when it starts up again. Here’s a list of the best ones.

05/31/2013

Police are searching for two young men who broke into the Arlington City Library on New York Avenue, on Thanksgiving Day. (credit: Arlington Police Dept.)

Police Search For Library Computer Thieves

Surveillance cameras captured two young men breaking into the Arlington City Library and stealing computer tablets on Thanksgiving Day. Now police are asking for your help identifying the pair.

CBSDFW.COM–01/08/2013

Encyclopaedia Britannica

Last Entry For Encyclopedia Britannica Book Form

After 244 years, the Encyclopaedia Britannica is going out of print. The book-form of Encyclopaedia Britannica has been in print since 1768. It will stop being available when the current stock runs out.

03/14/2012

Children tour Arlington's Central Library on Nov. 10, 2011 as part of a United Way-funded program to promote literacy. (Credit: Joel Thomas/KTVT)

United Way-Funded Program Promotes Literacy Among Arlington Youth

About two dozen wide-eyed four and five year olds filed off of a school bus Thursday on an important field trip. They were taking their first visit to the library, by way of a program that organizers hope will promote literacy.

11/10/2011

A fourth-grade student looks at books in an elementary school. (credit: Getty Images/Sean Gallup)

Fort Worth Turns Meadowbrook Library Into Job Center

The demands of the Meadowbrook Branch Library in east Fort Worth were far larger than the books housed on its rows of shelves.

07/06/2011

more

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 42,300 other followers