This Summer I Will… Think of the Library

Think “library” when you’re setting goals for summer fun and personal development. With more than 400,000 items to choose from, you’re certain to find something that suits your lifestyle. What are your plans for summer fun? Leave a comment below (especially if you used library books to inspire your fun).

This summer, I will                                               visit the library’s…

  1. Appraise my antiques  (745 in Dewey)      Collectibles Neighborhood
  2. Bake bread (641)                                       Cooking Neighborhood
  3. Exercise regularly (613)                             Health Information Neighborhood
  4. Update my resume (650)                           Jobs & Careers Neighborhood
  5. Go on a diet (613)                                      Health Information Neighborhood
  6. Bike across Kansas (917)                          Travel Neighborhood
  7. Improve my finances (332)                        Business & Investment Center
  8. Redecorate my living room (747)              Home Neighborhood
  9. Plant a vegetable garden (635)                  Lawn & Garden Neighborhood
  10. Teach my dog to sit (636)                           Pets Neighborhood
  11. Plan a bridal shower (392)                          Wedding Neighborhood
  12. Plan a trip to Mexico (917)                         Travel Neighborhood
  13. Learn conversational Spanish (460)           Languages & Spanish
  14. Be more Zen (294)                                      Religion
  15. Learn to knit (746)                                       Crafts

Can’t find what you’re looking for? Ask a librarian for assistance. They may be able to purchase it for the collection or find it for you via InterLibrary Loan.

Review books on these topics and more as part of the summer reading challenge. Are you up for the challenge? You could win a Kindle Fire. Every adult to read and record 8 books before July 28 wins a Jersey Mike’s sub combo, and a chance to win weekly prizes and the grand prize, a Kindle Fire. Sign up for Summer Reading here.

Diana is the communications & marketing director. She spends her days managing all the library’s communications and marketing strategies that help connect people to library resources, services and happenings. A seasoned professional, she has been telling stories in print, digital, video and live broadcast formats for three decades.

One thought on “This Summer I Will… Think of the Library

  1. Hello- I am interested in obtaining a master’s degree in library studies. (I would like to become a Librarian.)

    Currently, I have a Bachelor’s degree in Science/Elementary Ed., and am hoping you would be able to guide me towards my next steps. Please know I am interested in an accelerated program.

    Looking forward to any assistance, information, that you can provide.


    V. Jill Lyman
    Hm P 785-783-7134
    Cell P 785-220-3506

    P.S. I did work as a school librarian during two long-term substitute assignments in Wichita, approx. 15 years ago, and enjoyed it very much!

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