Novel Discussion Book Club list for 2018

The novel discussion book club meeting on the 4th Wednesday at 11 a.m.    Here is the list of books they will be reading in 2018.·    

    Jan- Truly, Madly, Guilty by: Liane Moriarty

·        Feb- The Color of our sky by: Amita Trasi

·        Mar-The Japanese Lover by: Isabel Allende

·        April- Sing unburied sing by: Jesmyn Ward

·        May- The Rat Catcher’s Olympics by: Colin Cotterill

·        June- Locking up our own: Crime and Punishment in Black America by:  James Forman Jr

·        July- The Cuban Affair by: Nelson Demille

·        Aug-Anything is possible by: Elizabeth Strout

·        Sept- The Address by: Fiona Davis

·        Oct- The Golden Egg by: Donna Leon

·        Nov- Before we were yours by: Lisa Wingate

·        Dec- The Christmas Sweater by: Glenn Beck


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   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.