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Staff Picks: Humor Me

Open “Dad is fat” in catalog Dad is fat Open “Is everyone hanging out without me? (and other con…” in catalog Is everyone hanging out without me? (and other con… Open “Let's explore diabetes with owls” in catalog Let's explore diabetes with owls Open “MY DRUNK KITCHEN : A Guide to Eating, Drinking, an…” in catalog MY DRUNK KITCHEN : A Guide to Eating, Drinking, an… Open “NOT THAT KIND OF GIRL : A Young Woman Tells You Wh…” in catalog NOT THAT KIND OF GIRL : A Young Woman Tells You Wh… Open “William Shakespeare's Star Wars : verily, a new ho…” in catalog William Shakespeare's Star Wars : verily, a new ho…
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August Bean There

Bean There, Read That: The Fault in Our Stars

Pick up a copy of The Fault in Our Stars by John Green for the Tuesday August 26, 2014 7-8:30PM Bean There, Read That book discussion at The Classic Bean (21st and Fairlawn) for folks in their 20s and 30s! Despite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal, her final chapter inscribed […]


Rural Noir in Dry Bones in the Valley

Officer Henry Farrell is still in mourning when he returns home to rural northeastern Pennsylvania. Things have changed since Farrell had been away with the sprouting up of meth labs and newfound wealth from gas drilling, but despite the changes Farrell’s job as an officer was routine until he discovers a murdered young man.

James Garner

James Garner, 1928-2014

Hollywood has lost one it’s most popular stars. Revisit the life and career of the legendary James Garner.

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2014 Kansas Notable Books

Kansas Notable Books 2014

Fanfare, please! 15 titles have been honored as Kansas Notable Books of 2014. Check ‘em out here at your library!


Slow Ya Roll in Concert

Step out of the summer heat and clap to the catchy grooves, sweet harmonies and upbeat lyrics of Slow Ya Roll, an energetic funk/soul/bluegrass/gospel/blues/jazz/rock/ reggae band here at the library.


Deadly Politics in The Wars of the Roses: Stormbird

King Henry VI inherited an England that was basking in the glory from the wars with France that brought land and money to the kingdom, but Henry was not interested in land, war, or politics. With his lack of leadership came…


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