J. Erik Jonsson Central Library

Address: 1515 Young Street
Dallas, TX 75201
Phone: 214-670-1400

The Mission of the Dallas Public Library is to link resources and customers to enhance lives. The Library is committed to inform, entertain, enrich, and to foster the self-learning process by facilitating access to its collections, services, and facilities to all members of the community. All service efforts will focus on customer expectations and needs.

The Library will make available a broad spectrum of ideas reflecting diverse points of view and will provide collections that reflect the need and diversity of the community it serves.

The Library will honor its public trust by assuring maximum use of public resources. Furthermore, the Library will stimulate the awareness and use of libraries to promote individual enlightenment, community enrichment, and economic vitality throughout the city.

Recent News

  • Free Inventor Workshops – One to One Question and Answer Session

    Sign up for one to one 20 minute slots on the dates listed below. Instructor: Bob Wise, Patent Attorney. Mr. Wise is a registered patent attorney here in Dallas. A former U.S. Patent Office examiner with over 25 years in the field, he is a member of the Patent & T...

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  • Sunday Concert Series

    Mu Phi Epsilon and the library's Fine Arts Division co-sponsor an annual Sunday Concert Series. These weekly concerts, featuring local and visiting professional musicians, are free and open to the public and occur most Sundays (except during the summer months) at 3:00 o'clo...

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