Find this week’s bestsellers at the library. There are two ways to get your hands on a title; place a request and wait for it, or try your luck and check the new title shelves the next time you come in!
Our hosts Kathy and Diana agree to disagree about the likability of Gillian Flynn’s latest novel, Gone Girl, a New York Times bestseller. Watch and listen (we promise no spoilers) and see which one of these gals you agree with the most.
In the history of Hollywood, few directors have had the impact of John Ford. Whether westerns, war movies or comedies, John Ford’s mastery of the medium sets him above the rest.
In the near future a new human has emerged with implants in the brain that has altered intelligence and given skills that make some people very smart and others even dangerous. Though most humans don’t have the implants, they see the results of implants and that provokes fear and anger causing a violent backlash…
Make autumn nights to remember with these recommended reads. Check out the new titles that surely will entice you to pick up a book and read for pleasure this fall.
“Bean There, Read That” is a new book discussion for those in their 20s and 30s (and anyone else who would like to join us!) who want to talk about amazing books and meet other fun, young intellectuals over food and delicious beverages. We will meet the 4th Tuesday of every month (with the [...]
Monica’s Mexico wasn’t the sunny land south of the border, her Mexico was a small town in Maine dominated by a paper mill that paid the bills and poisoned the water. Her Mexico was a place of hardworking fathers, immigrants or sons of immigrants, who toiled in the mill while mothers kept house in “blocks” [...]
Just discovered us? Start reading with chapter 1 please! Gold. Gold everywhere. On the frames of the doors, the murals on the ceilings, even worked into the grout between the tiles on the floors. “Dear lord,” Kate murmured. “It’s like Liberace’s wet dream.” Kevin turned to his dad. “What in the world is this place?” [...]
The Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library’s 2nd Annual TEEN Film Festival THIS PROGRAM HAS BEEN CANCELED DUE TO A LACK OF FILMS ENTRIES Call for films Make a short movie about anything that inspires you and have it shown to a live audience! Your team may even win a fabulous prize! Your film can [...]
In previous blog posts, we have covered a wide range of topics like comic book movies, big events in the comic world, and even briefly looked at the history of comics. This month, let’s discuss the actual hobby of comic book collecting. Here are a few simple things you should be familiar with before starting [...]
In 1868 Paraguay was in ruins from a disastrous war that killed up to ninety percent of the fighting-aged men, and started the breakdown of society. In response, the Padre of the village of Santa Caterina asked the women to become pregnant by any man regardless if they were married. However, even in the midst of the chaos, some things were still worthy of punishment like the murder of the hated Richard Yotté.