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Staff Picks: Good Things: Small Packages

Open “Fantasy gone wrong” in catalog Fantasy gone wrong Open “Holiday kisses” in catalog Holiday kisses Open “Mexico : a traveler's literary companion” in catalog Mexico : a traveler's literary companion Open “Mystery Writers of America presents vengeance” in catalog Mystery Writers of America presents vengeance Open “Songs of love & death : all-original tales of star…” in catalog Songs of love & death : all-original tales of star… Open “A study in Sherlock : stories inspired by the Holm…” in catalog A study in Sherlock : stories inspired by the Holm…
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10 Hot Reads to Borrow and Buy

Snag signed books for all of the readers on your list on December 6, from 1-5, and add them to your own collection, too. Try these titles before you buy with your library card, then make a purchase to support literary arts in your region.

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Capturing the Storm in Image and Word

Cold temperatures and snow giving you the winter blues? Visit the library for a fresh breath of spring Sunday Dec. 7th at 7 p.m. in the Marvin Auditorium as we join former Kansas Poet Laureate Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg and photographer Stephen Locke as they present their new book Chasing Weather: Tornadoes, Tempests, and Thunderous Skies in […]

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HUSH Library Podcast #66 – Books as Holiday Gifts

The right book can be a meaningful, enjoyable gift for someone on your shopping list this holiday. Hear dozens of recommendations from librarians, plus add your own gift ideas!

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Shooting on campus in The Black Hour

Sociology Professor Amelia Emmet has just returned battered and barely recovered to college where she had been shot by a student. The walls were repainted and the carpeting replaced, but her mind could not forget or understand the shooting…

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Bean There, Read That: The Chaperone

Pick up a copy of The Chaperone  by Laura Moriarty for the Tuesday December 16, 2014 7-8:30PM Bean There, Read That book discussion at The Classic Bean (21st and Fairlawn) for folks in their 20s and 30s! A novel about the friendship between an adolescent, pre-movie-star Louise Brooks, and the 36-year-old woman who chaperones her to New York City for a summer, […]

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Great Writers, Right Here

Meet over 80 authors Dec. 6, 1-5 pm. Add signed work to your own collection, or pick out fantastic gifts for everyone on your list.

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