At the November 9th, 2021 board meeting. The officers and board of OLLF committed $1,000 for funding to update the LGBTQ collection at the Oak Lawn Library and provided funding for prizes at the upcoming Transgendered Art Show next week at the library.
Jack Staub is the author of Private Edens: Beautiful Country Gardens. With his partner Renny Reynolds, he is the owner of historic Hortulus Farm in Wrightstown, Pennsylvania. Rob Cardillo, photographer of Private Edens, has been photographing gardens, plants, and the people that tend them for over twenty years. Books in order of publication: 75 ExcitingContinue reading “Jack Staub”
Tsarina is a historical novel set during the reign of Peter the Great. Peter was the Russian Tsar who thru force of will and law tried to transform Russian society from an Asian perspective to a European prospective. This story is told from the point of view of his mistress and later 2nd wife, CatherineContinue reading “Tsarina by Ellen Aplsten”
Our first artist in our new “Virtual” art gallery is Rob Conover. Here is a link to his page: https://oaklawnlibraryfriends.com/september-2020-artist-of-the-month-rob-conover/
Keep an eye peeled for this new murder mystery that will be in book stores in November 2020. If you like murder mysteries set in foreign lands, this is definitely a book to consider. “Murder in Old Bombay” is set in the late 1880’s and early 1890’s during the height of the RAJ. I lovedContinue reading “Murder in Old Bombay by Nev March”
I have now created 1300 author pages since the virus began. It started with my personal collection of books as I began creating order out of clutter since I was staying home a lot. Since then I have added books I have recently read, books I want to read and other authors that have beenContinue reading “Author Pages – Update 100120”
Library To Go Library To GoCurbside pickup is coming to 16 library locations around Dallas on June 9. Hold requests are being processed and will be held until we can announce pickup instructions. Biblioteca Para LlevarRecogida de Curbside en 16 ubicaciones de bibliotecas alrededor de Dallas a partir del 9 de junio. Las solicitudes deContinue reading “Library To Go Program Update”
The American author, professor, and editor Edgar Lawrence “E. L.” Doctorow was best known internationally for his outstanding works of historical fiction. His novels made him be described as one of the most important U.S.A based novelist of the 20th century. He has authored a couple of novels, a stager drama and short fiction. TheseContinue reading “E. L. Doctorow”