Your library truly has something for everyone. Cookbooks and parenting advice books can inspire the grown ups. Entertaining DVDs and music CDs will be enjoyed by the whole family. Picture books are for reading together, and older kids can enjoy popular authors and series on their own. New Books for Parents Top 100 Finger Foods: 100 Recipes for [...]
Lissa Staley helps people use the library. She is a Book Evangelist, Health Information Librarian, Arts and Crafts Librarian, Trivia Emcee, Classics Made Modern book group leader, and frequent library customer, especially with her preschool children. She reads a new book every few days, but recently loved "Swordspoint" by Ellen Kushner, "Love and Other Perishable Items" by Laura Buzo and "The Reluctant Assassin" by Eoin Colfer and is looking forward to "Homeland" by Cory Doctorow.
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Watch a video of Librarian Patti Poe talking about the library’s Top Books of 2010 on WIBW on 12/28/2010, then check out the books she recommends from this list. These are books which generated a lot of interest during the past year, from both customers and staff. We had trouble keeping them on the shelves because people checked [...]
Download the free Overdrive Media Console App from the App Store. The Overdrive Media Console App allows you to play Overdrive MP3 Audiobooks on your iPhone. The Overdrive App doesn’t provide you with any content for your iPhone. Get the content from our library’s Overdrive website. The “View all Overdrive MP3 Audiobook Titles” option is the [...]
Armchair travel at its best. Just grab a snack, relax, and watch these recently acquired travel DVDs. You’ll find these and many more DVDs in the Travel Neighborhood! British Rail Journeys West Coast of Scotland (914.11 BRI) Mongolia (915.173 MON) Nepal (915.496 NEP) Lost Spirits of Cambodia (915.96 LOS) Canyonlands (917.9259 CAN) Glacier National Park (917.8652 GLA) Big [...]
You can find everything you want to know about a wide variety of health careers at ExploreHealthCareers.org, an award-winning, totally free website offering comprehensive, up-to-date information on how to prepare and pay for pursuing a career in the health professions. Did you know that, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 4 out of the [...]
The Kansas Department of Transportation released the 2010-2011 Kansas Bicycle Guide* and you can get a free copy at the library. You’ll find them in the community information wall cases near the Media/New Books room. More than just a map, this guide features safety tips, Kansas bicycle statutes, state recreation areas, and a distance map showing miles between places and physiographic regions. For those [...]
If lava flows, coastal living, and luaus sound pretty good right now, you might be leaning toward Hawaii as your destination this year. Would you like to see the major tourist attractions on different islands or keep it low-key and settle in and relax on one island during your stay? Are you wanting to go soon or would you rather go during fall or winter? Check these popular [...]
Much has changed since Roadside Kansas: A Traveler’s Guide to Its Geology and Landmarks was first published over 20 years ago. Author Rex Buchanan describes how roads have been redirected, erosion has altered the landscape, new industries have emerged, and geologists have learned more about the Kansas subsurface. Fortunately, for those of us who valued the first edition, Buchanan and James McCauley recently completed [...]
Get started with the Kansas Unemployment Insurance System Application for Initial Claim website. It includes information about who can file, when to file, and helpful videos and frequenty asked questions for claimants. Use this Unemployment Insurance Checklist to find valuable information you need to file an unemployment insurance claim. Download the Checklist now (1 page).
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New Books Autism solutions : how to create a healthy and meaningful life for your child by Ricki G. Robinson 1001 great ideas for teaching & raising children with autism or Asperger’s by Ellen Notbohm Paper words : discovering and living with my autism by Judy Endow Recommended Books Demystifying autism spectrum disorders: a guide [...]