This debut novel from Amor Towles, a Manhattan investment banker, draws comparisons to The Great Gatsby and Breakfast at Tiffany’s. The story begins on New Year’s Eve 1937 when Katey Kontent and her friend Eve Ross meet the wealthy Tinker Grey at a low-rent bar in New York City.
Who is the smartest of them all? See who took top prize at the library’s quarterly trivia weekend, find out what the most popular topics were, and learn how to get your trivia team signed up for the next trivia events at the library!
Just in time for Christmas! Thad Hartman and Lissa Staley host a (31:31) discussion with a variety of guests about what they read in December. Get inspired with great holiday reads and share your recommendations with us!
Fold some paper into presents this Christmas! Find holiday origami patterns, recommended library books, and make a gift-card holder with step-by-step photo-illustrated instructions.
Once you’ve read the Hunger Games, what do you read next? Thad Hartman and Lissa Staley host a brief (41:44) discussion with Miranda about the popularity of this series and some of the similar books that came before it. Learn more about these books that relate back all the way back to the Roman Gladitorial matches, and continue to be popular today. Share your recommendations with us!
The library partnered with Oral Health Kansas to create a display that asks people to consider how much sugar is in their drink. Tips to increase Health Eating for a Healthy Mouth, helping a reluctant tooth brusher, and general Tooth brushing are included.
Embrace your ereader and download free classic literature to read and discuss with others. Meet monthly for enriching conversation with other interested readers. Find the complete 2013 schedule of books to read here!
Download journaling tips and handouts on Capturing the Moment: Watercolor and Imagery. Our monthly journaling workshop offers ideas and encouragement for people pursuing personal writing with words and images. The workshop meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 10:00 am at the library.
Learn how to use “Art as Hope” in the next session of the Cancer Survivor Education Series, at noon on Tuesday, October 23 in the Anton Room. Jane Hanni, Assistant Curator of Education at the Mulvane Art Museum, will help you look, create and understand. Check out art therapy resources from the library’s collection and the Health Information Neighborhood.
Free screenings, education and resources to improve your health, Saturday, October 20, 2012, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. In the Atrium and the Health Information Neighborhood at the library, provided by Nursing Students from the Baker University School of Nursing
Thad Hartman and Lissa Staley host a (20:07) discussion with Kathy about the thrilling genre of thrillers. Find out what to read after you finish The Eight or wait for the next John Grisham or Jeffrey Deaver and then share your thriller recommendations with us!
Did you know that the average person makes 2.2 trips to the grocery store each week? Did you realize that there are nearly 39,000 products in a typical supermarket? No wonder it’s easy to get lost in the aisles! Learn “Mindful Grocery Shopping, Healthy Eating” with holistic health coach Tracie Inman at the library on Thursday, October 11 from 7-8 p.m. or on Friday, October 19 from 11 a.m. until noon.