Embrace your ereader and download free classic literature to read and discuss with others. Meet monthly for enriching conversation with other interested readers. Mark your calendar with the complete 2015 schedule of books!
You can write a novel this November and the library can help! Four local writers share success stories and tips on why you should write 50,000 words in 30 days.
For fantasy and YA fans, Ben Tripp’s quirky new novel “The Accidental Highwayman: Being the Tale of Kit Bristol, His Horse Midnight, a Mysterious Princess, and Sundry Magical Persons Besides” is a delight.
Halloween is the perfect time for fun family walking and teaching children safety. Create healthier traditions together, with these tips from Heartland Healthy Neighborhoods and family fitness books from the library.
Trivia Night Extravaganza, the most enormous trivia event yet, hits Shawnee County, 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. Fri. Nov. 14.
Young listeners will giggle with delight as smaller characters play tricks on the big characters. The stories are told with sly irony and everyone wins (and hugs!) in the end, so parents won’t mind that their children are learning to sneaky tactics for competing against bigger, more powerful opponents.
Small changes teach healthy habits without spoiling the fun for kids. Get ideas from library books and tips from Heartland Healthy Neighborhoods to make your Halloween a little less scary for your health!
Dubbed “The Fox and O’Hare” novels, this new series will appeal to anyone who enjoys caper adventure crime stories. Catch up on books 1 & 2 and place your request for book 3 – The Job – coming November 2014!
A hands-on workshop “Learn to Knit & Crochet” is offered monthly at Velma Paris Community Center. Learn the basics of knitting or crochet – and check out library books with knit and crochet patterns to inspire you. Register at 862-1630.
Sensational media headlines can be very scary to read. Are those news outlets providing you with useful and accurate information? Find out how to evaluate health information online!
Creepy and unsettling reads set an eerie mood. Miranda Ericsson recommends stories and novels that aren’t terrifying or gory. Listeners beware: this podcast is somewhat spooky.
Family caregivers and friends who care for individuals with Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia can attend any of the six-part series from the Alzheimer’s Association Heart of America Chapter, Thursdays at 1:30 pm.