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Fall is in the air and it continues to be a busy time for celebrations and festivals. As I enjoy these local festivals and fairs, I will also enjoy related books, CD’s and DVD’s from the library so that I can take these celebrations home with me. Unity Walk #RememberRosa Unity Walk Friday, October 2, […]
Eleven year old Jack‘s world is destroyed when his father is killed in a tragic accident. Jack is convinced that his father didn’t die but he has gone undercover to find Nazi spies since it was World War II. Jack skips school to try and find Nazis spies so he can help his father and hopefully see him again. Then one day Jack thinks he’s found a Nazi spy.
I have a confession: I am a binge-watcher… and the library is my enabler.
In 1933 the country was in the grip of the Depression and crime was running rampant as bootleggers moved to bank robbing and kidnapping. These outlaws had little trouble from local authorities since the criminals had worked out deals with law enforcement. As crimes went on unabated the public wanted something to be done…
Fall is in the air and it’s time to celebrate the harvesting of apples and the local creativity of the artists and musicians in our community. Enjoy related books, CD’s and DVD’s from the library so that you can take these celebrations home with you.
In this episode, librarian Deb Bryan shares stories of local adults overcoming literacy challenges, plus opportunities for adult learners.
Our fall series of TALK discussions continues on October 7, at 7 pm, in the library’s Marvin Auditorium, with The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, by Sherman Alexie. The discussion will be facilitated by Dennis Etzel Jr.
I enjoy keeping up with the local events around town and I find that many of them inspire me to read books related to what I just experienced. This weekend the downtown area will be celebrating Mexican heritage with the Kansas State Mariachi festival and over at Gage park animal lovers will be enjoying Paws […]
“Each one teach one”. This proverb and maxim has been part of the philosophy of literacy advocates for decades. It encourages those who have the gift of literacy to pass it on to someone else. The Library recently added two Reading Tutor Kits to our Adult Learner collection. These kits are meant to help those who […]
Grace is hiding from her past living in Paris under an assumed name and working at a small shop restoring antiques. While Grace has been in France her husband was in Tennessee prison for burglary. After he was arrested Grace cut off all contact with him, even though the burglary was her idea and he used her plan for the break in.