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Beat the midsummer heat by watching one of the library’s wonderful selection of Classic Movies and Television shows. Here’s some recently added titles: ADVENTURE • Act Of Vengeance • Die Hard 2 • Green Street Hooligans • Mr. & Mrs. Smith • On Wings Of Eagles • Osterman Weekend • Torpedo Run • Transformers DRAMA […]
Plan to marvel the expertise of young pianists from around the world at the International Institute for Young Musicians recital on July 16 at 7:30 p.m. here at the library.
Kij Johnson has won Hugo, Nebula, and World Fantasy Awards for her otherworldly fiction, and she happens to live right next door–in Lawrence, Kansas. Read on for an original interview with this fantastic writer.
Father Brennan Burke received a shocking phone call from London: his sister has been arrested and is accused of being a member of the Irish Republican Army. Brennan leaves his New York Parish to go and help his sister, but after his arrival the trouble…
Books in July that are going to be BIG. Plus, how to get your hands on new books ASAP.
Whether you are going to the Spirit of Kansas festival at Lake Shawnee or to one of the many other area celebrations of Independence Day, this holiday is a great time to pick up a book and learn more about the founding of our country
YA fantasy/science fiction books that will take you to far away places this summer.
The woods that grow in the Valley are corrupted with evil and creatures that snatch people and drag them back into the woods. Anyone taken to the woods is usually lost forever. The people who live in the Valley are slowly losing the battle with the woods…
Actor Christopher Lee has delighted movie fans during his 70+ year career. Revisit the life and career of this extraordinary actor.
Pick up a copy of The Dead Fathers Club by Matt Haig for the Tuesday July 28, 2015 7-8:30PM Bean There, Read That book discussion at The Classic Bean (21st and Fairlawn) for folks in their 20s and 30s! A ghost story with a twist-a suspenseful and poignantly funny update of Hamlet A triumph of originality and humor, this clever novel by […]
Once Anna Lindsey had a life in the light with a job, a new apartment, a boyfriend, and dreams of the future, when suddenly her life changed. She developed an extreme reaction to all light including sunlight, fluorescent lights, and even the light from computer screens. At times her only refuge…