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Library Closed Easter Weekend

Dickinson Public Library will be closed Friday April 18 and Saturday April 19 for Easter. We will re-open Monday April 21 @ 10am.

Author Talk @ the Library

Ernie Deats will be at Dickinson Public Library Thursday, April 17, at 6pm to talk about his new book The Last Karankawa. Join us for an evening of conversation about this work of Texas Fiction and light refreshments!

Art Exhibit @ the Library

Garden Glimpses 2, photographs by Author and Arist Mary Lou Darst, are on display in the Community Room at Dickinson Public Library for the month of April. Stop by and view this beautiful spring exhibit!

Pre-School Story Time

Storytime is for preschoolers and includes stories, finger plays, flannel board, songs, and arts and crafts. The program is Monday & Wednesday mornings at 10am. Storytime is free and open to the public. For any questions call the library at 281-534-3812.

TEEN ZONE

Teens play games, read, hang out, volunteer, and chat at Teen Zone programs every Wednesday @ 3pm! Watch our TEEN ZONE video for programs and times!

Computer Classes for Adults @ the Library

Learn to use the Internet or Microsoft Word! Dickinson Public Library has Beginning Computer Classes for Adults: Tuesdays @ 9am. Seating is limited. Register by calling 281-534-3812 or by stopping at the front desk of the library. Click here or visit the Calendar link on the left for more information.

TSLAC LogoThis program is funded by a grant from the Texas State Library and Archives Commission (2014)

 

Tax Forms

Dickinson Public Library has some tax forms available for free.

Get key IRS and other tax related information that may be helpful, including IRS forms and publications that can be viewed and downloaded online from http://www.irs.gov

The IRS is phasing out its print program, so next year Dickinson Public Library may not have any IRS tax forms or publications. The IRS now sends forms only to select libraries and post offices.

The IRS web site advises that you should call your local libraries and post offices to check before going. You may also request print publications from the IRS and receive via mail, call 1-800-tax-forms. Many libraries, including Dickinson Public Library, provide free computer access to view the forms, but printing will cost money.

TUMBLE BOOK CLOUDTumbleBook Cloud

This collection of TumbleBooks includes (animated, talking picture books) with fiction, non-fiction and foreign language titles, Math Stories, Read-Alongs (chapter books with sentence highlighting and narration but no animation), Videos (from National Geographics), TumbleTV which consists of pre-set playlists of a sequence of books and Tumble Puzzles & Games. Click above to begin!

Federal Student Aid

Do you need help finding money for college or career school? Stop by the library and pick up your free publications from the U.S. Department of Education. Resources include a college preparation checklist, career planning guide, and tips for high school students and adults planning to go to school. Resources are available in English and Spanish. For a list of web resources, click here.

Online Public Access Catalog

 To access, click on the Catalog link to your left.  Click on Account Log On.  Then use your 14 digit barcode for your User Name (the first information required) , and your last name, all lower case, as your password (the last information required), to sign in. 

Once you have logged in to your account, you may reserve books, but not DVDs, by searching for the item, selecting it, and clicking reserve at the bottom of the page.  There is also a button which allows you to renew your books (but not DVDs), and write brief reviews.

We are still in the process of editing the patron accounts to accommodate this service, so if you have a problem signing in, please email mhollingsworth@ci.dickinson.tx.us  to make corrections to your account.

See you @ the Library!

Photos and videos that appear on the library’s website, Flickr account, or promotional materials may be gathered from public programs, events, and library spaces. To ensure the privacy of individuals and children, images will not be identified using full names or personal identifying information without written approval from the photographed subject, parent or legal guardian.

 

                          

Vicki McCallister, Director

Kathy Soehl, Assistant Director

    Dickinson Public Library

 

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