Getting you acquainted with our sports collection here at the library, we highlight some of the outstanding resources and materials we have at the library for the many different types of sports fans that are out there. This blog will also discuss local, state wide, and national sports events, as well as any programs or speakers we have coming up at the library which would appeal to sports fans.

Shawnee County Sports Hall of Fame

Featured Sports Titles

Open “DUST BOWL GIRLS : THE INSPIRING STORY OF THE TEAM …” in catalog DUST BOWL GIRLS : THE INSPIRING STORY OF THE TEAM … Open “The final season : the perseverance of Pat Summitt” in catalog The final season : the perseverance of Pat Summitt Open “GAME ON! : VIDEO GAME HISTORY FROM PONG AND PAC-MA…” in catalog GAME ON! : VIDEO GAME HISTORY FROM PONG AND PAC-MA… Open “LEGENDS : THE BEST PLAYERS, GAMES, AND TEAMS IN BA…” in catalog LEGENDS : THE BEST PLAYERS, GAMES, AND TEAMS IN BA… Open “LEO DUROCHER : BASEBALL'S PRODIGAL SON” in catalog LEO DUROCHER : BASEBALL'S PRODIGAL SON Open “Won for the ages how the Chicago Cubs became the 2…” in catalog Won for the ages how the Chicago Cubs became the 2…

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