An Evening with James Naismith

Come to the library Wednesday April 24, from 7-8:30 and spend an evening with the inventor of basketball, James Naismith, as he is brought to life in a one-man play  by Dr. Bill Worley, instructor of history, from the Metropolitan Community Colleges of Kansas City Blue River campus. Dr. James Naismith was born near Ottawa, […]

Father, Son, and Basketball

It’s March tournament time again.  I watched KU and/or K-State in the NCAA basketball tournament (even NIT) every year since the early to mid-1970’s with my dad.  As I got older, into my 20’s and 30’s, same thing, even if only one or two games, depending on my schedule and activities—my dad was always available […]

Uncommonly Good Books Round-up

Librarians Dave and Nate write mostly about books guys dig. Their reviews appeal to the sports enthusiasts or even to readers simply fascinated by stories of perseverance, leadership and competition. Dave likes to throw in a few history books for your enjoyment too. Their blog Uncommonly Good Books Read by Two Common Guys is published periodically on tscpl.org. If you’ve missed their previous posts, here’s a few we think you might like.