I'm surrounded by books. There's both fiction and non-fiction, and even the picture books are beautiful. They are all so tempting, but I can’t read them all. So many look really good. So the other day, I picked up a fiction book by an author I never read. He's a bestselling author, so I ought to at least sample him, right?
…it’s just one of our well kept secrets here at the Red Bridge Branch. If you venture into our library and somehow make it all the way to the back wall, you might notice the two long sections of paperback books. This part of our collection differs from the rest of our collection in a very big way: they have no set due date. Comprised solely of fiction, these lightweight, small, and convenient books are perfect for that long trip out to see the relatives on the other end of the country. You can find almost any sort of fiction in this treasure trove, from best s
If you’re nosy like I am, you may wonder what people are reading. And if you think librarians have the inside scoop on all the best books (which we do, of course), then maybe you wonder what we librarians are reading. So, here is what some of the Boardwalk staff are reading this week.
In the library, hundreds of books cross our paths every day. Most, we have seen over and over...others, just once or twice. From DVD's, videos, and music CD's to books, audiobooks, and maps, there seems to be almost nothing we don’t handle.
Using the Library Makes Cents! Ten Top Ways to Pinch Pennies Painlessly Using the Library
Believe it or not—I saved myself $821.00 this month! Did I scrimp, save, and agonize over every dime I spent? No! I took advantage of all the free goodies the Parkville Branch has to offer! Lucky for me, I have a library card. There is no way I could pay for all of the books I borrowed, movies I watched, CDs I listened to, newspapers I read, programs I attended, and genealogy software I used.
Listed below are the top ten ways I saved money by using the library.
So Many Books! Let Our Books and Authors Database Help You
Don’t know what to read next? Have a favorite author, but have read all of his/her books? Believe it or not, you are in luck. With your Mid-Continent library card, you have access to a very cool and helpful website called Books and Authors.
So Many Books So Little Time At home, do you have books on shelves, bedside tables, the floor, and on the toilet tank? Even though you have to get up early and go to work the next day, do you stay up all night reading a book and telling yourself, "Just one more chapter"? Is your library card number memorized? When you turn the last page after reading a good book, do you feel as if you’ve lost a friend? If you answered "yes" to most of these questions, then you might be a bibliophile: a person who loves or collects books.