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Lakewood Library Speaker Series 2023!
Joaquín Zihuatanejo - Dallas' first Poet Laureate Visits Lakewood Library!
Come on in to the Library on Tuesday, April 4th. From 6:30 - 8:00 PM. to meet and be inspired by Joaquín Zihuatanejo.
Joaquín grew up in east Dallas, near the Lakewood Library and visited it often urged on by an uncle who recognized his writing skills. In May of 2022 he was interviewed by D Magazine for their Earburner Podcast series which you can listen to at this link.
Dallas City Councilman Paul Ridley to speak in March.
Elected to the Dallas City Council in 2021, Paul Ridley is committed to public service. before he was elected to the DCC, he worked in city planning in Kansas City; became a licensed architect, then got a law degree at UTSL in Austin. He served on the Plan commission for 8 where he chaired the thoroughfare committee & the Dallas Landmark Commission.
Come hear Paul speak February 2. 6:30 - 8:00 pm!
Photo above: One of 2 large sculptures on Library grounds by Texas artist. Read about him here.