At the library, find new and recommended books about breastfeeding, non-fiction educational films about nursing a new baby, books for infant health, and information on women’s health before, during and after pregnancy.
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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HUSH – Listen to a conversational podcast (37:59). Christina Callison book talks some historical non-fiction, Mary Campbell discusses the popular Friends of the Library Booksales and Booktique and Nate Hohl promotes Sports Trivia and Fantasy Football programs.Plus, Lissa and Thad announce exciting changes coming to HUSH. Subscribe to HUSH via iTunes.
The monster that held Schuyler in its claws was a terrible, rare disorder which left an adorable, happy little girl unable to speak. Read this remarkable memoir from Schuyler’s father about her parents’ determination to give her the tools she needed to succeed.
A retired British Major and a Pakistani shopkeeper are brought together by chance, but the circumstances of their friendship cause trouble in villiage society. If you like British fiction and a nice gentle romance plot, this book is for you!
The 2011 Kansas Notable Book List includes a wide range of fiction, nonfiction, adult and children’s books. The list features the best books published in 2010 by Kansas authors or Kansas stories. The list is a project of the Kansas Center for the Book (KCFB) at the State Library of Kansas.
HUSH – Listen to a conversational podcast (1:04:05). Becky Hinton joins Lissa and Thad to talk about Computer Training Classes. Megan Johnson explains the role of Red Carpet at the library, and Gary K. Clarke shares his love of African safaris. Plus subscribe to HUSH via iTunes.
When Vicki Forman’s twins were born at twenty-three weeks, weighing barely one pound each, she pleaded with the doctors not to save them. This Lovely Life is not so much the story of raising a special needs child, but of a mother’s journey with premature motherhood.
HUSH – Listen to a conversational podcast (52:47) with Lissa Staley and Thad Hartman. Julie Nelson returns to to talk about true crime books. Daniel Fogt shares reading and viewing tips to get ready for the upcoming summer blockbuster movies. Carrie Cumming promotes the movie series at the library. Plus, subscribe to HUSH via iTunes.
The purpose of Men’s Health Month is to heighten the awareness of preventable health problems and encourage early detection and treatment of disease among men and boys.
Test your knowledge of men’s health with two online quizzes, plus gain valuable information about preventative steps that men can take to improve their health!
Find out if Distracted Driving is getting out of control, use the Wreck-Less Checklist to make yourself a safer driver and submit stories of distracted driving as part of the Decide to Drive public awareness campaign.