11th Annual OLLF art show winners

The judging is complete and the winners for this year’s art show are as follows:


1st Place – “What Tangled Roads We Weave” by David Olenzek

2nd Place – “Jaguar” by Anthony Bennett

3rd Place – “Rainbow Flutterbys” by David Olenzek



1st Place – “Pariah Canyon Arizona” by Edward Brooks

2nd Place -“Sunrise” by Arnold Wayne Jones

3rd Place -“Birds Ablaze” by Larry Waisanen

You can meet this talented people on Wed. Oct. 11th at 6:30 p.m.


Novel Discussion Book Club

The “Novel Discussion” book club meets on the 4th Wednesday at 11 a.m. at the Oak Lawn Library in the auditorium.

The book the club is reading in October is “Dangerous Waters” by Toni Anderson.

The book the club will read in November is “The Rosie Project: by Graeme Simsion.


North Texas Day of Giving – Sept 14, 2017 6 a.m. till midnight

Save the Date for the North Texas Day of Giving Sept. 14, 2017 from 6 a.m. till midnight.   This is the largest one day of charitable giving in the US.    The Oak Lawn Library Friends (OLLF) is participating in this event.   We have donors who will match the first $1000 dollars of gifts dollar for dollar.

Donations can only be made online at https://northtexasgivingday.org.   Search for Oak Lawn Library Friends and make your donation that day between 6 a.m. and midnight.


Mayor’s Summer Reading Club

Children and adults can now sign up for the Mayor’s Summer Reading Club.   You can record your hours reading and learn new things.  Badges are given for various tasks and prizes are awarded.

Spring Fling – April 25th

Oak Lawn Library Friends (OLLF) will hold a “Spring Fling/Customer Appreciation Mixer” on Tuesday, April 25th from 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. at Zephyr’s Restaurant, 4001 Cedar Springs Road.   There will be light appetizers at this event and a cash bar.   There will be drawings for raffle prizes during this event.

This is the first membership recruitment event as OLLF embarks on a campaign to increase membership and awareness of the work we do for the library.

Jeff Thiebeault, membership chairman, encourages all members to bring a guest as a prospective member.   Thiebeault indicates that he would like to see OLLF double the membership in the next year.

20th Anniversary Party Dec. 10

Oak Lawn Branch Library 20th Anniversary Dec. 10

Party! It’s a birthday party celebrating the Oak Lawn Branch Library turning 20

Join us Dec. 10 from 2 – 4 pm

DALLAS (Nov. 24, 2016) – Remember what it’s like turning the big 2-0? We don’t either, but we’re still going to woop it up with a big party. It’s a birthday party celebrating the Oak Lawn Branch Library turning 20The Oak Lawn Branch Library is turning 20!

We will have games and activities for all ages at our free birthday party and anniversary celebration at the Oak Lawn Branch Library, which is part of the Dallas Public Library system.

Please join us for cake and punch, live entertainment, a local musician and plenty of time for arts and crafts.Oak Lawn Library Friends Dallas Texas

This free event is open to the public and everyone is invited to attend. It’s perfect for families — this is a birthday party not to be missed!

The event is brought to you by Oak Lawn Library Friends with help from Kroger.

What: Oak Lawn Branch Library Turns 20

Where: Oak Lawn Public Library auditorium  4100 Cedar Springs Road Dallas 75219

When: Saturday Dec. 10  2-4 p.m.

About Oak Lawn Library Friends Inc.  Oak Lawn Library Friends Inc. is a nonprofit organization that supports the Oak Lawn Library, which is a branch of the Dallas Public Library. More information oaklawnlibrarydallas.com