Linda Watts was an American success story as a refugee from Laos who went to a prestigious college, had a promising career, and was recently engaged to be married. Her life seemed to be on the road of continued successes until she broke off her engagement and went to Thailand where later she was found dead from a drug overdose in a seedy motel. Her death would have not been investigated fully except …
Staff Picks: ‘Tis the Season
Sometimes life deals us a curve ball that forces us to adapt. Adapt to the circumstance and sometimes adapt our lifestyle and the place we call home. Statistics to consider: 3 out of 100 babies born in the United States have significant birth defects. Healthy, adults have a 1 in 4 chance of being disabled at least 3 months at some point in their lives with the average long term disability lasting 2.5 years. Add to that age and illness and there is a good chance that many of us will need to make a home accessible.
It takes a whole industry to prepare for a wedding: florists, bakers, photographers, decorators, musicians, planners. The list goes on and on. Getting to the point of being ready for a wedding means there has first been a proposal. Hmmm . . . who helps you plan that? Believe it or not, there are now […]
Tokyo is the capital of Japan and is home to the Imperial Palace as well as the Japanese government. Here are a few of the plaes that you could see on your visit to Tokyo.
Book lovers will pick from for nearly 100,000 books on September 20, 21 and 22, 2013, at the Agricultural Hall at the Kansas Expocentre during the Friends of the Library Book Sale. Traditional genres, like biography, arts, romance, mystery and children’s books, are priced at $1 or $2. A Premium Section (special edition, signed by […]
Find this week’s New York Times bestsellers at your library. There are two ways to get your hands on a bestseller title. One way is to place a request and the other way is to come in and check the new title shelves!