Library's Summer Reading Club now underway
June 1, 2012
FARMERS BRANCH ~ Encouraging kids and families to explore and investigate books, the Manske Library has announced the 2012 Summer Reading Club, "Get a Clue ... At the Library" is now underway.…
Manske Library notecards make a great gift
May 31, 2012
MANSKE LIBRARY ~ Depicting the six, serene landscapes from the "Turning the Tables" art series, the Farmers Branch Manske Library now has notecards available in boxes of 12 for $10 each at the Library's checkout desk.
The six tables came from an assortment of surplus furniture that were sanded down then handpainted by Library staff member, and accomplished artist, Caren Khan. The project took about six months from start to finish and the tables were officially unveiled at a community reception at the Library recently with more than 200 in attendance.…
Continued water conservation encouraged as detailed report clarifies drop in consumption
May 30, 2012
FARMERS BRANCH ~ A detailed report on water consumption in Farmers Branch from January 1 through April 30 confirms Farmers Branch is heeding the call for voluntary conservation with a decrease in water usage by residential, commercial and business customers as well as the City organization.…
Historical Park gates open at 4 p.m.
May 26, 2012
FARMERS BRANCH ~ With thousands expected for tonight's free concerts at Liberty Fest in Farmers Branch, officials are readying the Farmers Branch Historical Park for a major celebration.
The legendary Styx will headline the free event, with special guests Gin Blossoms and local bands, Time Machine and Look Out opening the evening. Gates at the Historical Park, 2540 Farmers Branch Lane, open at 4 p.m. Free tickets are required for admission and may be picked up at participating sponsor locations or printed from an online pdf at www.farmersbranch.info.…
Liberty Fest 2012 in full swing
May 26, 2012
FARMERS BRANCH / Saturday, May 26, 2012 ~ Liberty Fest in Farmers Branch is in full swing with activity going on all over the festival area, leading up to the big, free concert tonight, featuring the legendary Styx, with Gin Blossoms.…