Garland ISD Working In Classrooms And Community To Improve LiteracyA new report shows fewer than half of North Texas third graders are reading at grade level.
Book Worms Rejoice! Dallas Libraries Ditch Fines For Late ReturnsGood news for North Texans patronizing Dallas Public Libraries! The City Council has voted to abolish the practice of charging fines for items returned late.
DFW Summer Library Programs Offer Way More Than Just BooksLibraries have offered summer reading programs for decades. But now, the programs involve so much more than just books, from free robotics classes to games of quidditch.
The Ones For Texas: Arlington Librarians"Born to Stand Out" is the brain child of Ashley Wyche and Lisa Smant.
School District Pulls Alleged Suicide Book 'Thirteen Reasons Why'A school district official ordered librarians to temporarily stop circulating a book that's the basis for Netflix's popular new series "13 Reasons Why," which some critics say romanticizes suicide.
Sprinkler Water Damages Thousands Of Books At Texas LibraryWorkers at a North Texas library estimate more than 3,000 books have water damage after a fire sprinkler mistakenly went off and flooded a n area on the first floor.
Oak Cliff Library Checks Out More Than BooksA library in North Texas is now stocking something that might help someone land their next job or even a date.
Library Receives $268,000 Award To Preserve Circus HistoryMilner Library at Illinois State University has received a $268,000 award to digitize a collection of circus route books dating back to the 19th century.
Library Cat Outlasts Councilman That Wanted Him GoneA White Settlement City Councilman is out, and the beloved library cat he tried to chase off to gets to stay.
City Of Arlington Pondering Potential Washington CutsAt an Arlington City Council meeting Tuesday, elected leaders were briefed on some possibilities that might mean tighter budgets and tough spending choices for large projects.
UTA Has History Many Don't Know AboutThere are thousands of books, documents, maps, newspapers, photos, and other artifacts in the UTA Special Collection- much of which was donated by Fort Worth attorney and UT Austin alum, Jenkins Garrett and his wife, Virginia.
Library Coming To Homes Of Those Who Can't Get ThereMaterials will include return postage, and all items will have a 6-week loan period with two renewals available.
Officials Set To Decide Where 'Library Cat' Goes NextCity leaders in White Settlement will decide Friday what will happen to a fired library worker. Browser the library cat was brought on board five years ago to take care of a mouse problem.
Vote Leaves Browser “The Library Cat” Homeless; Friends Claw For A RecallThe same city government that voted to give "Browser" the boot, actually commissioned the cat to live in the library to chase away rodents – a job it has obediently fulfilled for years.
Holy Bible On List Of 'Challenged' Books At LibrariesOn the latest list of books most objected to at public schools and libraries, one title has been targeted nationwide, at times for the sex and violence it contains, but mostly for the legal issues it raises. The Bible.