National Novel Writing Month challenges participants to write 50,000 words in 30 days and create the first draft of a novel in a frantic but fun writing rush. Find out about the library’s programs in support of Nanowrimo and download free handouts and resources.
Thad Hartman and Lissa Staley host a (46:13) discussion with Marie and Stephanie about the popularity of dystopian stories in books and movies. Find out what to read after you finish The Hunger Games and then share your dystopian recommendations with us!
The Healthy Shawnee County Task Force needs your help! Take a brief survey about public health indicators and help shape top prioroties in Shawnee County. Find out more about these issues in the Health Information Neighborhood.
To get in the spirit of back-to-school, Thad Hartman and Lissa Staley bring back one of our favorite guests, Julie Nelson, to talk about narrative non-fiction and memoirs about school-themed stories. Listen to our (38:16) discussion to get book recommendations, then share your recommendations with us!
This podcast is so cutting edge that Thad Hartman and Lissa Staley host a (34:57) discussion about a book so new that it hasn’t even been completely written yet. Find out about Capital City Capers and the community novel project with guest Anne Pepper. Learn how you can read this year’s novel and get involved in the writing of next year’s novel.
Myra is so busy taking care of everyone in her family, that she doesn’t even think about herself — until her boyfriend dumps her and suddenly, more than anything, she wants to beat him for a spot on a research trip to the Galapagos Islands…