Growing Up in the Lone Star State

Fort Worth Public Library - Southwest Regional 4001 Library Ln, Fort Worth, TX, United States

Gaylon Finklea Hecker and Marianne Odom began interviewing famous native Texans in 1981 to find out what, if anything, about growing up on Texas soil gave them the courage to follow their dreams. In Growing Up in the Lone Star State: Notable Texans Remember Their Childhoods, the recollections of almost 50 legends in stage and... Read more »

Fort Worth Architecture Through 1945 (Extended Education Course) – SOLD OUT

This class is sold out! Check our website for future extended education course. Back by popular demand, this spring Quentin McGown reprises his sweeping tour of Fort Worth architectural history from the founding of the city through the World War II. The course begins with a two-hour Thursday evening classroom discussion on campus from 6pm... Read more »

Bringing Back a Texas icon: A Conservation Story about the Texas Horned Lizard from the Fort Worth Zoo

Fort Worth Library 500 W. Third St., Fort Worth, TX, United States

As we celebrate the 150th anniversary of TCU, it seems appropriate to recognize the real-life comeback story of our beloved mascot, the horned frog. The Fort Worth Zoo (FWZ) is working with Texas Parks and Wildlife Department to evaluate the methods used to reintroduce captive-hatched Texas horned lizards into formerly occupied habitats of North Texas. ... Read more »