Saturday, April 12, 2008

Blood Drive Canceled

The Blood Drive that was scheduled for Saturday, April 26th has been postponed until Saturday, May 3rd. Please sign up at and enter sponsor code "DVD Library" to reserve your time slot in advance.

We apologize and thank you for your generosity.

Saturday, April 5, 2008

Libraries Closed on April 11

Each year, the staff of the El Paso Public Library System convenes for staff development day. It provides an opportunity for staff to gain knowledge and improve services to the public. As a result, all public libraries will be closed on Friday, April 11th. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Wednesday, April 2, 2008

The World of Don Quixote

A unique collection of items with icons and images related to Don Quixote will be on display at the Main Branch and here at Dorris Van Doren from April 1st to May 31st. The collection consists of over 700 items of figurines, art works, unique collector’s items, and books in various editions and languages. You won’t want to miss this wondrous exhibit or any of the related programs that celebrate Cervantes' treasured classic, Don Quixote de la Mancha. You can also visit Albert Askanazi’s website for more information and pictures of his collection at

Children’s Program: Don Quixote for the Young
Saturday, April 12 @ 2 p.m.
Children, ages 6 and older are invited to see a cartoon based on the story of Don Quixote. Mr. Askenazi will also provide a presentation and tour of his collection. Then, they’ll make a helmet and pretend to be Don Quixote!

Adult Program: The World of Don Quixote
Saturday, April 19 @ 2 p.m.
Come and hear Mr. Askenazi discuss Don Quixote and receive a tour of his collection. Refreshments will be provided.