“The vast majority of the world’s books, music, films, television and art, you will never see. It’s just numbers.”
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.
Contact Lissa at firstname.lastname@example.org
The FDA offers a new web-based recall search engine that makes it easier and quicker to learn about product recalls, as part of the historic food safety reform legislation.
HUSH – Listen to a conversational podcast (36:06). Lisa Coble-Krings joins Lissa and Thad to talk about the Geek the Library Campaign. ; Susan Schafer talks about the program 150 Years of Kansas in Magazines and Newspapers and Julie Nelson tells us all about some of her favorite nonfiction books. Plus, subscribe to HUSH via iTunes.
Learn how to organize your own Trivia Night, as a fun free event or a successful fundraiser. Get sample forms, rules and rounds of trivia questions from librarians who have organized quarterly trivia events since 2003!
HUSH – Listen to a conversational podcast (45:00) from Thad and Lissa about great Sports Non-Fiction books, Book Group in a Bag, and Trivia Night. Plus, subscribe to HUSH via iTunes.
It’s no surprise that Jacob is at the top of the list of popular American baby names for 2009 (it’s been the #1 name for baby boys ever since it bumped Michael out of the top stop in 1999). For girls, the top names have been changing lately — 2009′s top name was Isabella, 2008′s was Emma, but […]
HUSH – Listen to a conversational podcast (23:54) from Thad and Lissa about Edible Books, Horror Fiction and Tax Forms. Download HUSH from iTunes.
Get quick tips to use when talking to your doctor, and create a personalized list of questions to take with you. Use the library to access reliable health information.
These DVDs are recently ordered by the library and will be arriving over the next few months. Find new titles in Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Horror, TV, Documentary, Foreign and Childrens.
Charles Dickens published Hard Times in 1854 by serializing it in his magazine Household Words from April to August of that year. He doubled the circulation to his magazine, but the novel is sometimes criticized for the choppy chapters that resulted from writing it in installments. The novel is also only about half the length […]
Take a quick photo tour of the Health Information Neighborhood before you come into the library to use the books, Lifeclinic Health Station, pamphlets and more!