Join us Thursday evening, June 2, 2011 at 7:00 p.m. in the library’s Marvin Auditorium for a virtual tour of Southern Germany. Our tour guide will be Rev. George Pejakovich, Assistant to the Dean at Grace Episcopal Cathedral, who was stationed in Germany twice while serving in the United States Army. His program is aptly [...]
To get going with your vacation ideas make your first stop the library’s Travel Neighborhood. Here’s how the library helped me plan for my vacation and how it might be helpful to you.
With today’s environmental issues, it is important when we travel to still remain green.Traveling and staying green is as simple as respecting where you travel and immerse yourself in their food, culture, and way of life. Click to receive some helpful tips for eco-friendly traveling and to see two noteworthy locations that pride themselves on being green.
This guide will assist you in Branson for the well-known adventures, and a few out of the way adventures!
As thoughts turn to the approaching holiday season, if you’ve ever wondered about that first Thanksgiving, maybe a trip to historic New England is in order. Curiousity drove me to peruse the Travel Neighborhood shelves in the New England section where I found just the ticket. The Smithsonian Guide to Historic America Southern New England [...]
Armchair travel at its best. Just grab a snack, relax, and watch these recently acquired travel DVDs. You’ll find these and many more DVDs in the Travel Neighborhood! British Rail Journeys West Coast of Scotland (914.11 BRI) Mongolia (915.173 MON) Nepal (915.496 NEP) Lost Spirits of Cambodia (915.96 LOS) Canyonlands (917.9259 CAN) Glacier National Park (917.8652 GLA) Big [...]
What could be more intriguing to a traveling book-lover that a book about literary destinations? Not much…unless it’s actually traveling to those destinations. So when I came upon “Novel Destinations: Literary Landmarks from Jane Austen’s Bath to Ernest Hemingway’s Key West” by Shannon McKenna Schmidt and Joni Rendon, I couldn’t resist it. There’s something about [...]
Austin, Texas is a beautiful city with many things to do for all ages. With options from walking down 6th Street, enjoying the music atmosphere, and kayaking and canoeing, there is always something to keep you busy and having fun at the same time. The Salt Lick Austin is very centered on live music and [...]
The Kansas Department of Transportation released the 2010-2011 Kansas Bicycle Guide* and you can get a free copy at the library. You’ll find them in the community information wall cases near the Media/New Books room. More than just a map, this guide features safety tips, Kansas bicycle statutes, state recreation areas, and a distance map showing miles between places and physiographic regions. For those [...]
Much has changed since Roadside Kansas: A Traveler’s Guide to Its Geology and Landmarks was first published over 20 years ago. Author Rex Buchanan describes how roads have been redirected, erosion has altered the landscape, new industries have emerged, and geologists have learned more about the Kansas subsurface. Fortunately, for those of us who valued the first edition, Buchanan and James McCauley recently completed [...]
Copenhagen, Denmark has some of the most fascinating locations for sightseeing. From the famous “Little Mermaid” to free-state Christiania, to shopping on Stroget, to the royal Rosenborg Castle, and ending at the beautiful Tivioli Gardens. “The Little Mermaid” Statue She was created in 1909 by Hans Christian Andersen. She sits close to the shore of [...]