In this edition of All Booked Up, Diana gives you a sneak peek of an upcoming author talk with Debra Goodrich Bisel. The ladies talk about what surprised Bisel as she wrote The Civil War in Kansas. Non-historians and non-scholars will find Bisel’s book quite accessible. We hope to see you at her talk March 10.
While there is no substitute for good legal advice, sometimes all you need is a simple legal document or two. However, finding online forms that are accurate and work in Kansas can be frustrating and intimidating. Through the library you can gain access to hundreds of Kansas specific legal forms online through LegalForms, a new addition to the library’s online resource collection.
If you’re anything like me, you have a tendency to scour over the upcoming books section listed with online booksellers with the purpose of finding new cookbooks to obsess over! Below are my 10 favorite cookbooks that are fairly new (within the last 6 months!) or new to the collection. Modern Sauces by Martha Holmberg […]
Okay, I admit that for the longest time I was not looking forward to reading this book, one reason being I tend to judge books by their covers (bad habit), and the cover of Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter by Tom Franklin convinced me this would be a sad, depressing book, which I was not in […]
Sometimes before you go forward, you must take a look back. 2013 will bring faster Wi-Fi inside the building and take more librarians out of the building. Reflecting on how we’ve arrived at this place, we keep circling back to you, our customer. We plan for the future with our customers’ needs in mind and promise to continue to listen as needs change.
Crazy cat lady is a label many of us wear with pride. Gina Gershon, star of great cinematic fare like Bound and Showgirls is no exception. In The Search for Cleo: How I Found My Pussy and Lost My Mind, Gershon engagingly and humorously recounts returning from the Cannes Film Festival to discover that her […]
While there are many ways to find read-a-likes, find that next great book using Novelist Plus, a powerful online resources that gives you access to thousands of professional reviews, book and author suggestions, and much more. Give it a try and I know you will be hooked.
Many American Museums close for Mondays, and between exhibits. Not us! Our entry gallery will always provide an art experience at your library.
Join us Wednesday Wednesday February 6, 2013 7:00-8:00PM in Menninger Room 206 as Cindy Higgins, journalist and Kansas Historian, from the Kansas Humanities Council Speaker’s Bureau presents “Kansas Brewers and Breweries.” As settlers streamed into Kansas, brewers set up their mash tuns and wort kettles when making beer was still an art and state prohibition […]
As part of The Big Read 2013, “Bean There, Read That” will discuss The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald. This is one of my absolute favorite books and I remember reading it in high school and just hating it. It is probably because I skimmed it to make room for other homework and maintaining […]
The Senior Information Fair offers a one-stop-shopping experience for anyone who wants to learn more about what services the library and the community has to offer older adults.