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Meet Jennae Noelle, Right Here

       Jennae Noelle is the author of Happy Birthday, Pink Dog and her latest title, Becoming Heather.  Poor Pink Dog is worried when none of his friends seem to remember it’s his birthday.  Will his special day pass by completely unnoticed? Readers can meet Miss Noelle in person at the upcoming literary fair, Great […]

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Hometown Haunting

Twin siblings Nico and Lola Espiritu, their babysitter Zoey, and her neighbor, a taxidermist named Possum, are on a mission to save humanity’s (and ghost-manity’s) freewill.  They were approached by a friendly neighborhood ghost, the Albino Lady, while accompanying their parents on an expedition to Rochester Cemetery to film their ghost-hunting reality show, Spirits of Oz.  […]

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Kansas Reads to preschoolers, silly cows

Get ready for fun

Join Chicken and his three silly cow-house-guests for a rollicking good time at Kansas Reads to Preschoolers, Tues. Nov. 18 and Thurs. Nov. 20, 10-11 a.m. in Marvin Auditorium.

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Headshot of Beverley Olson Buller, book covers of From Emporia and A Prairie Peter Pan, Text reading: Meet Beverley Olson Buller December 6, 1-5 pm, Marvin Auditorium

Meet Beverley Olson Buller

Beverley Olson Buller is the author of two published biographies:  From Emporia:  The Story of William Allen White, and A Prairie Peter Pan:  The Story of Mary White. Both titles are Kansas Notable Books, and are filled not only with compelling stories, but also with many relevant photos and documents to help tell the story. To […]

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Election Day! Election Books for Kids

With the midterm elections here, school age children may have a few questions about the election process. Here are a few of my favorite election books that answer these questions in a fun, easy, and eye-catching way. Duck for President by Doreen Cronin, Grades 1-3. This book is a perfect introduction to the democratic process. […]

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Spooky Fun with Kids

For Halloween fun that won’t give your kids nightmares, we’ve got you covered. Read on for our librarians’ favorite stories and resources.

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