Find this week’s 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!
On the Shelf: Take Me Out to the Ballgame
40 of today’s top graphic designers share what inspires them to create: vacation, pressure, other artists, smoking, and unfamiliar situations are just a few examples in this funny and at times irreverent book.
Could you compete with the top January 2013 trivia teams in Topeka on these Great Gatsby questions? What character is the narrator of The Great Gatsby? What was the birth name of the character of Jay Gatsby? What classic Nintendo video game features a princess who was named after the wife of F. Scott Fitzgerald? Who portrayed Jay Gatsby in the 1974 movie version of the The Great Gatsby? Answers are included at the bottom of the post.
Even the classics aren’t totally free from criticism. Librarian Kathy takes aim at The Great Gatsby, while her co-host Diana stands up for this novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald. Watch the gals disagree in this edition of All Booked Up.
Soccer fans in Kansas City have had a lot to be excited about recently. With the success of Sporting KC, visits from the Men’s and Women’s National teams, and the recent announcement of the MLS All-Star game, Kansas City has been the center of soccer’s attention in the United States. With all this happening there [...]
In the chaos during the final months of World War II, a woman stole the identity of a dead young woman named Lily Azerov. This woman took on Lily’s life and entered into an arranged marriage contract with Sol Kramer in Canada. On her arrival, Sol rejected her, though his brother Nathan, enthralled with the mysterious Lily, married her. Lily could only maintain the lie of her stolen identity for a short time before it became clear that she was not the real Lily. In the face of the truth and painful memories, she disappeared…