June 11, 2020

Library reopened to the public

The Doris Padgett Public Library reopened to the public on Tuesday, June 2. As of now, up to 10 patrons wearing proper face coverings will be allowed in the Library at one time. Library staff is asking that your time in the library be limited to 30 minutes so that other patrons may be accommodated..

  • Curbside pick-up remains available during business hours.
  • Public computers are unavailable at this time. We apologize for the inconvenience.
  • Copy and fax services are available.
  • The Library can print PDF files from a USB drive upon request.

The Library's temporary hours are Tuesday - Saturday, 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Other Library news:

  • The 2020 Summer Reading program kicked off this week. The program has been moved online through the Readsquared app. Click the image below to register for a new account or to access an existing account.
  • The Library's summer weekly crafting program is back -- virtually. Craft kits may be picked up at the Library during business hours, or you may gather materials from your home. The supply list will be available in the description of each week's video. Click here to watch this week's craft video.

Dallas County hazardous waste center to reopen next week

Beginning June 16, the Dallas County Home Chemical Collection Center will be opening on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.


  • Tuesdays: 9 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
  • Wednesdays: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.


11234 Plano Rd.

Dallas, TX 75243

Please bring your driver's license and water bill (or another utility bill) as proof of residency.

For more information, please visit their website or call (214) 533-1765.

COVID-19 case numbers continue to climb

As of 11 a.m., June 11, DCHHS is reporting 312 additional positive cases of 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the total case count in Dallas County to 13,257.

Three additional deaths are being reporting today, including:

  • A woman in her 50’s who was a resident of the City of Dallas. She had been critically ill in an area hospital, and had underlying high risk health conditions.
  • A man in his 60’s who was a resident of a long-term care facility in the City of Dallas. He had been critically ill in an are hospital, and had underlying high risk health conditions.
  • A man in his 70’s who was a resident of the City of Dallas. He had been critically ill in an ara hospital and had underlying high risk health conditions.

The total case count for the Town of Sunnyvale is up to 16.

Adopt me!

Meet Casper!

Casper is a male, boxer/pit blend, and is approximately two years old. He is very playful and plays well with other dogs. It is unknown if Casper plays well with children or cats. Casper prefers to be indoors.

Casper has been at the Sunnyvale Animal Shelter since October 2019. Help Casper find his "fur"-ever home.

If you are interested in adopting Casper, please contact an Animal Control Officer - (214) 862-4525.

Complete the US Census here

Please click this button to complete the US Census. They will ask for your ID, which is on materials they mailed to you. If you do not have this number, please use the option to enter your address.

Register to receive newsletters and emergency notices

Click here to register for more information from the Town of Sunnyvale.