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Bob Reitz: A Sense of Place, September 21, 2013

Saturday, Sept. 21 1:30pm Bob Reitz: A Sense of Place – Growing Up in Casa View, Casa Linda, and Oates Plaza in the 1950’s and 1960’s. Please share in the rich treasure of memory and experience of those lucky enough

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Charter Member Rosie Meysenburg

Rosie Meysenburg, a founding member of the Casa View Library Friends/ Lochwood Branch Library Friends, passed away recently. Rosie spent many years on the board as secretary-treasurer. After retiring from the board, Rosie maintained her ties to the library Friends

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September Speaker

Wednesday, September 12, at 1:30, Ann Shelton will speak about the colorful Mollie Bailey, who was known at the turn of the 19th century as “Circus Queen of the Southwest”. Originally from Alabama, after traveling the south as performers, Mollie

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February Speaker

Robert Reitz is our guest speaker on February 23, at 1:30 pm. He will speak on “Memories with a View – Growing Up in Casa View”. Focusing on the history and points of interest in the Casa View neighborhood of

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About LBLF

Lochwood Branch Library Friends, est. 1996 as Casa View Library Friends During the summer of 1996, Casa View Library was closed for remodeling. And yet, in response to a call for support from librarian Mary Lee York of the Casa

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Recent Programs

This Year, the Friends organization has presented these programs: Author Sally Rodriguez, Dallas Parks and Recreation Department historian and author of “White Rock Lake”, which chronicles the lake’s history. She shared the story of the White Rock Lake from its

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Helen Brock Remembered

In Memoriam… the Friends say a fond farewell to Helen Brock. Past board member, book club member, and longtime library patron, Helen’s memory was honored with the purchase of a whimsical story-time rug. The children’s library was a special passion

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Spring 2010 Friends Events

Flix at the library Free movies at the library were a hit during spring break 2010. Lochwood Branch Library Friends obtained the special license to show films in the Black Box Theater. They also sold snacks and drinks during the

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