Trimwork Carpentry

Adding Style with Trim

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Want to change the interior style of your home? An easy way to do this is by adding or changing trim and molding on the inside of your home. Some of the great things trimwork adds or modifies include: creating a separation of rooms, adding a splash of color, making a room appear larger, changing […]

Outdoor Oasis

Creating Your Outdoor Oasis

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Winter is finally coming to an end, and if you’re like me, you can’t wait to get started on outdoor projects. Whether you are looking for outdoor entertainment, a children’s play area, an outdoor cooking space or even a pool, we have lots of books with great tips on getting started this spring. Adding pavers […]


The Kitchen of Your Dreams

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Your kitchen should be one of the most organized places in your home. Nothing is more frustrating than trying to find that lid to the bowl you just poured the leftovers in, or that small shaker of ground cinnamon you could have swore you saw yesterday. Maybe you know where everything is but trying to […]

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New in Home 2014

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2014 was a busy and exciting year for the library with new self-check kiosks, carpeting, and even a new bookmobile. Not to feel left out, the home collection also added a plethora of new titles as well. My favorite part of looking back on the year is browsing through all of the newest titles for […]

Holiday Decorating

Holiday Decorating Made Easy

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This year has gone by incredibly fast, it feels like Halloween was just last week! Now it’s time to decorate for a new season yet again. Holiday decorating can be quite a chore, especially if you have way too many decorations for your home. If you need a breath of inspiration, the library can help […]

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Capturing the Storm in Image and Word

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Are cold temperatures giving you the winter blues? Visit the library for a fresh breath of spring Sunday Dec. 7 at 7 p.m. in Marvin Auditorium as former Kansas Poet Laureate Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg and photographer Stephen Locke present their new book, Chasing Weather: Tornadoes, Tempests, and Thunderous Skies in Word & Image. If you have not seen […]