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Oak Cliff exterior 2013.
OAK CLIFF
Lucky Dog Books
633 West Davis St.
Dallas, TX 75208
Phone: 214.941.2665
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10801 Garland Rd. exterior
LOCHWOOD
Lucky Dog Books
10801 Garland Rd.
Dallas, TX 75218
Phone: 214.827.4860
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Mesquite exterior 2011.
DOWNTOWN MESQUITE [Closed Tuesdays]
Paperbacks Plus
108 E. Davis St. Mesquite, TX 75149
Phone: 972.285.8661
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Contact
EMAIL us at
info@luckydogbooks.com

Hours
Mon-Sat: 10am-9pm
Sun: 12noon-7pm
X Tue - Mesquite

Services
  • Books Mailed
  • Requests
  • Gift Certificates
  • Events
  • Wholesale
  • Consulting
  • Book Boxes
  • Our custom-made book boxes are available in 3 handy sizes to make moving or downsizing your library so much easier.

    History
    The bookstores known today as Paperbacks Plus and Lucky Dog Books opened in downtown Mesquite in 1974. Click here to read the beginning of a history that chronicles the early years from 1973-1984 and/or here to read a story that ran in the Mesquite News about our recent 40th anniversary event and/or here for a feature published in the Sunday, September 8, 2013, edition of The Dallas Morning News with 4 photos including the one below by Kye R. Lee taken at the Lochwood location on Garland Road.


    Here's a another short video from Lakewood days.



    EVENTS
    Calendar of special and continuing events.
    Note: If you are an independent writer or musician who needs a place to host a book signing or concert, ask us about available time, space, and terms.


    TIBETAN BUDDHISM
    Tuesdays at 7:15 pm
    A continuing series of talks and language classes. Click here for more info. Meets at
    Lucky Dog Books
    633 W. Davis
    Dallas, TX 75208
    214.941.2665

    WORDS & MUSIC
    Lessons, concerts, and so much more.
    Ann Armstrong, Texas songbird.
    When not on the road with musical partner Steve Hughes,
    ANN ARMSTRONG
    teaches beginning and advanced guitar and songwriting to students of all ages at Lucky Dog Books in Oak Cliff and Lochwood. Listen to her here on her ReverbNation page or wherever you find her playing.

    Jackson Eli CD cover
    GUITAR LESSONS
    WITH JACKSON ELI
    Jackson studies music at UNT in Denton, Texas, and is an amazingly versatile guitarist and performing artist who teaches students of all ages and interests at the Oak Cliff bookstore. Info/Booking?
    Text Jackson at 214.566.7828


    MUSIC VIDEO
    By "Alsace Carcione"
    Filmed at Lucky Dog Books in Oak Cliff.


    Listen to the KERA 90.1 FM radio show that aired June 9, 2014, featuring John Tilton of Lucky Dog Books and several other local booksellers.

    The station is currently in the middle of its winter pledge drive, so click here to GET INVOLVED and show your support for the news and information you get from KERA every day.



    STONE SOUP
    PEER WORKSHOP
    Tuesday evenings
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    Lucky Dog Books
    10801 Garland Rd.
    Dallas, TX 75218.
    214.827.4860
    . . . The Writer's Garret rides herd on its long-running "Stone Soup Peer Critique Workshops" at the bookstore's Lochwood location, next door to the Writer's Garret office and the Casa Linda Bakery.


    SEMILLITAS
    GIRLS' BOOK CLUB
    First Fridays
    4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

    Craft activity and book talk for grades 2 - 5. The goal is to help girls become lifetime readers. A facilitator guides discussions with each girl presenting on whatever book she's reading at the time.
    Info: Email
    Ofelia Faz-Garza.
    Meets at
    Lucky Dog Books
    633 W. Davis St.
    Dallas, TX 75208
    214.941.2665




    PTA MATTERS
    We think there are a lot of opportunities for us to work together to benefit neighborhood schools and their students. Here is link to some ideas about this. Please feel free to contact us if you think of other ways we might be helpful.


    Books
  • Fiction
  • Non-Fiction
  • Paperbacks
  • Hardbacks
  • Children's Books
  • Sheet Music
  • Comics & Manga
  • Magazines
  • Large Print
  • Audio Books
  • Other Languages

    Movies

    DVD, VHS, Laser...

    Music

    CDs, LPs, 45s, 78s
    8-Tracks & Cassettes





    Virtual Tour
    Click here for video of a whirlwind tour of the city and Lucky Dog Books in Oak Cliff and Lochwood and the original Paperbacks Plus in downtown Mesquite.







    Here is a link to the KERA 90.1 FM radio show that aired June 9, 2014, featuring several local bookstores including Lucky Dog Books.





    GOOGLE MAP
    DALLAS AREA
    BOOKSTORES
    We've compiled a map of Dallas area bookstores past and present that you might like to check out. Let us know of others that should be added.



    DART Schedules
    Dart's FREE D-Link bus from downtown runs in front of the Oak Cliff bookstore every 15 minutes, 11 a.m. - 11:30 p.m., Monday-Saturday.



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