Thursday, November 11, 2010


The Dallas Public Library, Pleasant Grove Branch

cordially invites you to attend the opening of the new

Pleasant Grove Branch Library.

Saturday, November 13, 2010, starting at 12:00 noon

7310 Lake June Road, Dallas TX 75217-1523

(Lake June Road at Houghton Road intersection)
El Alcalde de la Ciudad de Dallas, el Concilio de la Ciudad,

la Junta Ejecutiva de la Biblioteca y el personal de la Biblioteca Pública de Dallas

le invitan cordialmente a la apertura
de la Sucursal Pleasant Grove.
Sábado, 13 de noviembre, 2010, empieza a las 12:00 mediodía

7310 Lake June Road, Dallas TX 75217-1523

(En la intersección de las calles Lake June Road y Houghton Road)

Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Free Movie Day at the Library - August 11, 2010

Laughter filled the Pleasant Grove Branch auditorium
as families took a break from the summer heat
and watched a new movie, Diary of a Wimpy Kid.
The book, Diary of a Wimpy Kid, was the prize in a giveaway.
Some of the movie-goers even enjoyed a post-movie photo op.

Saturday, August 28, 2010

Mayor's Summer Reading Program Closing Party - August 7, 2010

Magic:  The Mayor's Summer Reading Program Closing Party was magical.
The guest dancer, Debbie Day, presented her spectacular
"Dance, Fly & Slide LocoTrans Xpress,"
reliving moments from musical and literary classics. 
One young lady from the audience took a magic carpet ride,
reminding us of the wonderful adventures of Aladdin. 
Check out the picture below to glimpse a small part of a great party.

The lady with the live dove is Debbie Day.
The young man with the Chinese Kite is a special friend
of the Pleasant Grove Branch Library staff.

Friday, July 2, 2010

Clarice Tinsley Visits Pleasant Grove Branch Library

Clarice Tinsley of Fox 4 News presented a special Story Time on July 1st. 
Check out the picture below. 
Thanks, Ms. Clarice!  You were great!

Sunday, June 6, 2010

Mayor's Summer Reading Program Kick-off Success

The Kick-off party for the Mayor's Summer Reading Program was a great success!  Festivities started with the African Drumming of Leo Hassan.  He was joined by youths in the audience who happily played a variety of drums before enjoying refreshments.  A Reading Fest followed. Summer Reading participants chose and read their favorite books from a special display.

Thanks to Jimmy Mullino, Store Manager of Elrod's Cost Plus Supermarkets, a $25 grocery certificate was a Prize Giveaway at the Kick-off party. Elrod's will sponsor FUN DAY AT THE LIBRARY in the back parking lot of the Pleasant Grove Branch on Tuesday, June 22, 2010, 11:30 am to 4:00 pm. 

It is not too late to register for the Mayor's Summer Reading Program if you have not already done so.  Visit your library or go online at and sign up to get great prizes for reading!

Sunday, May 23, 2010

Mayor's Summer Reading Program (MSRP)

The Mayor's Summer Reading Program will kick off with a free party
 at Pleasant Grove Branch Library on Saturday, May 29, 2010, 3 pm. 
The guest entertainer will be Daniel de Cordoba,
a popular Hispanic dance artist. 

Youths, ages 0+ to 18, can register or be registered by parents 
for a fun 10-week program to receive prizes for reading. 
Parents can read to children who cannot yet read for themselves,
and bring the children to the library for their prizes. 
Participants can select books or magazines,
or listen to audio books.

For more information, visit your library!  Don't miss the summer fun!

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Cinco de Mayo Celebration

Cinco de Mayo Celebration!

The Cinco de Mayo celebration was phenomenal! The Friends of the Pleasant Grove Branch Library and Library staff participated in the Cinco parade and festival.  Pictured above from left to right are R. Moore, L. Craddock, S. Polansky, and G. Moore.  Mr. and Mrs. Moore and Mr. Polansky are members of the Friends group.  Ms. Craddock is the Branch Manager.  The picture was taken during the celebration.