Dallas Library Book Recommendations and Check-Out Tool

Read what you love, not what you think you should love

Young woman reading a book in a tent

Each month features a fun theme. Go to:

» This month’s recommendations
» Past recommendations
» A message from the Dallas Public Library

KERA has invited the Dallas Public Library to recommend books on themes of current relevance, to mark our shared commitment to promoting reading and lifelong learning.

On the carousels below, you can:

• Browse themed, librarian-picked book suggestions
• Click the titles to learn more about each book
• Reserve any you find interesting.

Dallas residents with a free library card (get one here) can reserve books using the carousels, then pick them up at their chosen branch location.

Or, if you live in another area, these lists can introduce you to good books on trending topics to explore in your own library.

The book themes and recommendations on this page will change periodically.

MAY: Community

(From the Dallas Public Library)



A message from the Dallas Public Library

Dear readers,

These lists are meant to encourage you to find the right book for you — not the book you’re told you should like.

Make time to read for enrichment or fun, just 20 minutes a day. Listen to an audiobook in the car, read to your child, or swipe through an ebook while you eat lunch. Reading for pleasure is the easiest path to lifelong learning for adults and children alike.

Our libraries offers many services to the Dallas community, including millions of materials available to checkout or download. Whether you like fiction or nonfiction, graphic novels or magazines, reading leads to greater understanding of the world around us and the experiences of others.

The system operates the J. Erik Jonsson Central Library and 28 branch locations. A library card is free for any Dallas resident. For information on the many free programs and services available at the Dallas Public Library visit dallaslibrary.org.


The Dallas Public Library


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