Born of Illusion by Terri Brown

Anna and her mother are stars of the stage in 1920s New York. Anna is a skilled magician and her mother is a medium, seemingly able to conjure spirits in front of a live audience. But while Anna’s mother is the main attraction, and her act is mere illusion, Anna is the one with genuine […]

Burning Questions About “The Hunger Games”

Chances are if you’re going to read The Hunger Games, you already have. Yet, the members of the library’s Teen Advisory Board decided to make a video based on the book to help those who need one last nudge to read it. In that video, they answer a few important questions about The Hunger Games […]

Books to Movies for the rest of 2013

The movie adaptation of the second book in The Hunger Games series, Catching Fire is due to come out in November, so let’s look at other movies based on young adult books that will be out later this year. PERCY JACKSON: THE SEA OF MONSTERS  Movie Release Date: August 16, 2013 Get the 2nd book in the […]

Sunflower Music Festival 2013

27th Annual Sunflower Music Festival   Washburn University’s White Concert Hall will feature a free concert series, the 27th annual Sunflower Music Festival, June 7th through 15th.  Professional and student musicians from around the country will perform chamber and orchestral classical works, as well as a program of jazz music. Major pieces featured this year […]

Star Trek Day @ Your Library!

Saturday May, 18th is Star Trek Day @ your library!  We’ll celebrate all things Trek with crafts, trivia, spoofs, the 2009 movie Star Trek and other activities: Vote for your favorite captain Test your knowledge of Star Trek quotes, Compose and read original Star Trek Haiku. The interstellar fun starts at 10:00 am. Star Trek: […]