Enjoy free snacks. Challenge your friends. Win prizes. Have fun.
These are all good reasons for you to check out our board game night at the Excelsior Springs Branch. Join us as we play some classic board games, selected by teens like you, for about three hours. Enjoy free food and drinks, as well as a chance to win some prizes.
I am the first to admit, I am thinking about entering a twelve-step program for my Pinterest addiction. In case you don’t know, Pinterest is an online pinboard where anyone can find out how to do anything. While I may not be the most prolific crafter at the Riverside Branch, I sure do like to read about crafting. Same goes for cooking.
Decorating With Thrift Store and Flea Market Finds
I was reading an article on the computer a few weeks ago having to do with decorating with yard sale and thrift store finds. Pictures accompanied the article. I would have never known that the items were someone else’s junk. I thought of the old saying, "someone’s junk is another’s treasure." I came to work, looked up the subject, and found books on decorating "vintage." I came across some wonderful ideas. Having had a house fire a few years back and trying to decorate a whole house on a limited budget, the price is right! Seems this subject is taking off.
Homeschoolers @ the Library Presents: The Solar System
Come and unlock the mysteries of the gas giant planets of Jupiter and Saturn or the rocky planets of Mercury, Venus, Mars and Earth. Find out why Jupiter has a great red spot, and find out how Saturn got its rings. Discover why Earth has life and why the other planets don't.
Galangal? Kaffir Lime? Coconut Milk? What do all of these exotic sounding ingredients have in common? If you know, then I'm guessing that you and I have something in common, namely a love of Thai food. Yum! I'm getting hungry just thinking about it...
Have you ever wondered what the America of the past was like? On February 23rd, Barbara Hughes will be at the Colbern Road Branch to take us on a journey through our history. Come learn more about the birth of our nation through the stirring tale of Anna Mary Kersallen, an indentured servant, who moved from England to America and became an American revolutionary figure. Our presenter will portray Anna Mary through music, historic replicas, and a PowerPoint presentation.