Marilyn Monroe. Revisit the career of this Hollywood icon.
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School is back in session. It reminds me of the good old days when we had to deal with crushes, bullies, state championships, rogue cheerleaders, detentions, vampires, and alien teachers. That’s right, I’m talking about Hollywood’s portrayals of high school. Movies about high school, realistic or not, are huge pop culture phenomenons because they speak [...]
WolframAlpha classifies itself as a computational knowledge engine as opposed to a search engine. You type in your question to get an answer without hopping from website to website. Why is this beneficial? Ultimately, it saves you time.
Manhattan’s fifth precinct has its fair share of drama with murder, robberies, gangs, and petty crimes. There’s Detective Leo Storgman, who on the verge of his retirement, decides to reexamine a murder case that never had closure, and then there is a new guy
I tried another Kansas author this month by reading Seeds of Summer by Deborah Vogts. This heartwarming romance about a rodeo queen drew me in with its depiction of a young woman’s struggle to find faith after her world falls apart. Natalie was on her way to seeing her dreams come true, she was in [...]
Compiled by our newest Youth Services staff member, Jason Lamb. Next time you visit the library, make sure to say hi and welcome him to the community. Black on White and White on Black by Tana Hoban (ages 0-3) These two companion board books feature simple silhouettes of objects. Read with your baby to get [...]
More than 30 authors will participate in the Kansas Book Festival which will promote literacy and encourage a life-long love of reading for Kansans of all ages. It is free and open to the public from 9 am – 4 pm on September 24th.
Prohibition conjures many images from speakeasies to mobsters, and the history of this movement is anything but simple. From the beginning this country has had a close relationship with alcohol, even more so then today. So it is surprising that what began as a small grass roots movement
Presley dies at age 42 “MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Elvis Presley, the Mississippi boy whose rock ‘n’ roll guitar and gyrating hips changed American musical styles, died Tuesday afternoon of heart failure.” So began the story on the front page of the Wednesday August 17, 1977 Topeka Daily Capital. Elvis Presley made headlines for over [...]