Getting you acquainted with our sports collection here at the library, we highlight some of the outstanding resources and materials we have at the library for the many different types of sports fans that are out there. This blog will also discuss local, state wide, and national sports events, as well as any programs or speakers we have coming up at the library which would appeal to sports fans.

Shawnee County Sports Hall of Fame

Featured Sports Titles

Open “DUST BOWL GIRLS : THE INSPIRING STORY OF THE TEAM …” in catalog DUST BOWL GIRLS : THE INSPIRING STORY OF THE TEAM … Open “GAME CHANGERS : DEAN SMITH, CHARLIE SCOTT, AND THE…” in catalog GAME CHANGERS : DEAN SMITH, CHARLIE SCOTT, AND THE… Open “MONEY : THE LIFE AND FAST TIMES OF FLOYD MAYWEATHE…” in catalog MONEY : THE LIFE AND FAST TIMES OF FLOYD MAYWEATHE… Open “The ordinary acrobat : a journey into the wondrous…” in catalog The ordinary acrobat : a journey into the wondrous… Open “Snake : the legendary life of Ken Stabler” in catalog Snake : the legendary life of Ken Stabler Open “Won for the ages how the Chicago Cubs became the 2…” in catalog Won for the ages how the Chicago Cubs became the 2…

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