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Music Nerd: Music for Studying

The perfect sonic backdrop for studying has to be mellow enough that it won’t stress you out, but not so much that it will put you to sleep.


Football Movies

Sports movies have been a part of American film since the silent days. As we begin Football Season, here is a look as some popular (and not so popular) football movies.

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The Murder Squad Returns in The Devil’s Workshop

Train cars crash into HM Prison Bridewell causing a wall to collapse and releasing some of London’s deadliest killers. Inspector Walter Day and Sargent Nevil Hammersmith are sent to investigate the accident and discover that the facts are not adding up and that the train crash might not be an accident but a planned escape.

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Bean There, Read That: Gone Girl

Pick up a copy of Gone Girl by Gillian Glynn for the Tuesday September 23, 2014 7-8:30PM Bean There, Read That book discussion at The Classic Bean (21st and Fairlawn) for folks in their 20s and 30s! On the morning of his fifth wedding anniversary, Nick’s wife Amy suddenly disappears. The police immediately suspect Nick. Amy’s friends reveal that she was […]

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Stay in (movies) or go out (music)

A new employee at the library discovers that free movies and music can cure the doldrums of a heat wave and supply the soundtrack to the cooler breezes of the approaching fall.

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HUSH Podcast

HUSH Library Podcast #62 – Kansas Notable Books

In this episode, Miranda Ericsson recommends outstanding titles by Kansas authors and notable recent books about Kansas.


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