Just how much can our community read in four hours? We’re going to need your help to find out. Cozy up with a good book, or even a dog, and read with us. Bring your friends and family! Everyone can help us make reading history.
Anna and her mother are stars of the stage in 1920s New York. Anna is a skilled magician and her mother is a medium, seemingly able to conjure spirits in front of a live audience. But while Anna’s mother is the main attraction, and her act is mere illusion, Anna is the one with genuine […]
Chances are if you’re going to read The Hunger Games, you already have. Yet, the members of the library’s Teen Advisory Board decided to make a video based on the book to help those who need one last nudge to read it. In that video, they answer a few important questions about The Hunger Games […]
Pivot Point by Kasie West Addie lives with her parents on a secret compound of people with paranormal abilities. Her power is the ability to tell her own future by doing a “search” in her mind. When she needs to make a choice, Addie can see her two possible futures and feel like she’s actually […]
It’s just flippin’ fun to choose from the more than 200 magazines in the new online magazine collection. Fill up your laptop, tablet, ereader, iPad or other device with free, full-text magazines.
The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater Blue is irritated that she is the only person in her family without psychic powers, but she does have a strange talent and a mysterious curse. Her presence makes other people’s powers stronger, which makes her valuable to her family and other people trying to channel magic. Her curse […]
The library owns just under half millon items that you can check out. That’s a lot of choices when you’re browsing the shelves and trying to decide what to check out this summer! Narrow down your options and check out these picks from the teens on the library’s Teen Advisory Board.
Drop Everything and Read: that’s the message you’ll get from your public library April 12 as we recognize a national initiative started by author Beverly Cleary. D.E.A.R. encourages everyone to read or recommit to making reading a part of your daily life.
April is National Poetry Month! Celebrate by checking out novels written in verse. They are a very different reading experience than the typical novel and you will be amazed how much emotion can be expressed using so few words. The way that the words are arranged on the page can also make them more powerful. […]
Summer at the library offers reading rewards that you and your kid will dig. Sign up for Summer Reading today and keep kids reading all summer long. When they reach 12 hours, teens and kids receive a free book, plus lots of prizes along the way.
Edible Book Festival 2013 | Friday, April 5 | 5:30 – 8:30pm | Marvin Auditorium
Join us to celebrate the joys of books and food at the 7th Annual Edible Book Festival. The Festival is free, open to the public, and all ages are welcome. To participate, reserve your space by April 4 by calling the Sabatini Art Gallery at 785-580-4515. Don’t want to make a book? You can come to admire the creativity on display and enjoy a few snacks too.