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Music I Once Could Dance To: Poetry by Roy Beckemeyer

Music I Once Could Dance To is familiar in imagery and ideas, but stunningly original in voice and perspective. Meet the poet! Roy Beckemeyer is a featured reader at this year’s Open Mic & Poetry Reading on April 26, at 7 pm.

A Book That Became a Movie

HUSH Podcast #103 – A Book That Became a Movie

In this episode, we ask “Should you read the book before you see the movie?” with Tierney Kirtdoll, movie watcher and book reader, to find the perfect pick for the “A Book that is a Movie” square in Reading Bingo.

A deadly inheritance

The compelling story of one family’s courageous fight against Alzheimer’s disease.

Poetry–Engage, Experience, Create

When it comes to poetry, your library has you covered! Read on for recommendations and resources, and join us for two poetry events in April.

A Book of Poetry

HUSH Podcast #102 – A Book of Poetry

In this new episode, Miranda Ericsson, librarian by day and poet by night, features her favorite poems, poetry collections and poets to help you find the perfect selection for your “A Book Over 500 Pages” square.

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Help Us Choose: 2017 Book Group in a Bag Survey

We are adding 10 new kits to the Library’s Book Group in a Bag collection this year. We’re excited about adding new kits to our collection, but it’s always hard to narrow down our list to just 10 titles. That’s where you come in. Please take our survey and help us narrow down our choices to the […]

3 Albums: Keep It Quirky

Join me and give a hearty “Hurrah!” for some artists making music in the Key of Quirk.

New Books are Blooming

Springtime is just around the corner and these new books are blooming with hilarious and human tales about life. What do you get when Elvis, Lucy, Vance, Nelson and Nadia share their stories? Books to add to your ‘must read’ list. 1. Rabbit Cake by Annie Hartnett Twelve-year-old Elvis Babbitt has a head for the […]

A Graphic Novel

HUSH Podcast #101 – A Graphic Novel

Listen to our librarians and guest Anna Frantz share illustrated recommendations for every genre and age-group, for your “Graphic Novel” square on your Reading Bingo card

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A reason to cheer

Hard times and failing farms afflicted Oklahoma in 1931, but a basketball team of scrappy young women and one determined coach gave them a reason to cheer. In their new-fangled red satin uniforms (goodbye bloomers!) and worn Converse sneakers the Oklahoma Presbyterian College Cardinals dazzled the crowds with their talent, teamwork and jaw-dropping record. Lydia […]

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Football withdrawals

When there is no denying that football season is officially over, I turn to football movies!