Books for Dallas Babies at Parkland, preschool storytimes, programs at Bookmarks at NorthPark Center and early literacy kits and programs
Providing free quality educational programming in science, math, art,
reading and technology to school-age children city-wide, and Dallas Public Library's annual SMART Summer.
GED classes and Testing Center, programs for seniors, English Language Learning classes and Applied Language Learning classes
Year-round events, activities, and programs celebrating Dallas' diverse population
Library staff appreciation, advocating on behalf of the staff, scholarships, and career development opportunities
Since 1950, Friends of the Dallas Public Library has provided $50 million in capital funding and materials acquisition. Our current campaign benefits the new Forest Green branch
The Friends fund materials, staff events, supplies, and programs at all 30 Dallas Public Library branches and the J. Erik Jonsson Central Library.
Providing funding to inspire library staff to create new programs and projects including Dallas Public Library's Homeless Engagement Initiative (HEI) and the annual Fairytale Prom Closet.