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Lucky Dog Books in Oak Cliff is now open 'till 11:00 p.m. on Saturday nights!
Imagine yourself here with family and friends, maybe reading a poem or playing your guitar or a game of chess up on the mezzanine.

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

3 Locations
DART Schedules

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
Paperbacks Plus
108 E. Davis St. Mesquite, TX 75149
Phone: 972.285.8661
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Contact
EMAIL us at
info@luckydogbooks.com

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.


    The Lakewood Chapter
    1994-2011
    Short Video





    Here is a link to the KERA 90.1 FM radio show that aired June 9, 2014, featuring several local booksellers including John R. Tilton of Lucky Dog Books talking about bookstores in the DFW area.

    Ann Armstrong, Texas songbird.
    WORDS & MUSIC
    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 is an amazingly versatile guitarist and performing artist who teaches guitar to students of all ages and interests classical, jazz, folk, rock, pop, bluegrass, western swing, country, rockabilly...at our Lochwood and Oak Cliff locations. Info/Booking?
    Text Jackson at 214.566.7828




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




    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


    Wholistic Wellness
    TALK SERIES
    Second Thursdays
    5:45 pm - 6:55 pm

    December 11 (2014)
    & January 8 (2015)

    A monthly talk on wholistic wellness concepts, from Ayurveda, to yoga, to nutrition, to modern lifestyles, to time and stress management, to community support and relationships, to personal goals and missions. The topic of each session - as well as any guest speaker - will be announced prior to the next session.
    fb event link
    Lucky Dog Books
    633 W. Davis
    Dallas, TX 75208
    214.941.2665



    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.


    EVENTS
    Click here for more listings of ongoing weekly and monthly events, meetings, groups, classes, and music lessons at the bookstores.


    SEMILLITAS
    GIRLS' BOOK CLUB

    First Fridays
    (Grades 2 - 5)
    4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

    Third Fridays
    (Grades 6 - 12)
    4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

    Craft activity and book talk for young girls and teens. The goal is to help girls become lifetime readers. A facilitator helps guide 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


    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.

    YOUNG DALLAS
    POETS' GROUP
    Third Saturdays
    4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

    Free & open to all.
    Sponsored by the
    Writer's Garret.
    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.




    We wish you all peaceful and happy holidays and thank you for shopping at Lucky Dog Books and Paperbacks Plus. Many thanks again to friends, family, and bookstore staff!
    Gift Certificates
    Our Mini-Gift Certificates Make Great Stocking Stuffers!



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

  • Music

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

    Movies

    DVD, VHS, Laser...

    Online
    Click here to browse Lucky Dog Books listed online with Abe.
    Click here to search or browse our online listings with Abe by author, title, or keyword and/or here for titles listed with Amazon. These 3,000+ titles are just a small sampling of the inventory you will find on the shelves at our "bricks 'n' mortar" stores now known as Lucky Dog Books and Paperbacks Plus. Please click here and/or email us for more info.





    MANY THANKS TO
    The Dallas Observer
    for kind attention to the bookstores in their "Best Of" 2013 edition. The photo on page 14 was taken by Stanton Stephens at Lucky Dog Books in Oak Cliff.



    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.



    Links Index
    The old links index is currently under reconstruction.

    Please email us at
    info@luckydogbooks.com if you would like to exchange links.


    CDs RECORDED LIVE AT POOR DAVID'S PUB
    AVAILABLE NOW AT LUCKY DOG BOOKS AND PAPERBACKS PLUS



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