Summer 2010 is the Summer of Books into Movies. Here are a few of the Hot Movies released this summer that were books FIRST! If you liked the movie, you should try the book! Visit our Based on the Book readers’ advisory section to view a list of over 1250 different books, novels, short stories, and plays that have been turned into movies.
The Blue Ridge Branch offers Film Time every summer. The movies we show are planned for families, day cares, and summer day camps. Film Time will end in mid-August, so if you need a mid-week break from your regular activities, join us on Wednesday mornings at 10 a.m.
The Mid-Continent Public Library: Still Cheaper Than Netflix, Blockbuster, RedBox…
The Mid-Continent Public Library has an incredibly diverse collection of videos. It’s like a free buffet at a casino with tens of thousands of choices. If you like donuts, we have them. If you want steak, here is a fork. If you want steak and donuts...
Why Are We Still Looking for the Girl with the Dragon Tattoo?
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (and its subsequent series) is now one of the best selling books of all time. Practically every other person comes into the library searching for it, and now there is not only 1, but 2 movies based on it.
Did you know that with our new online catalog, you can create multiple lists to track your reading and viewing preferences? You can make lists for books you have read, books you want to read, and movies you just have to see, when you have more time. Are you looking for more authors in your favorite genre? How about a whole new kind of book? Log on to the online catalog and check out Reader’s Advisory. Here you will find lists for suggested reading, award winning titles, juvenile series and sequels, and bestsellers. There is also a list of stories, books,
It’s still summer and that means we’ve got many more hot days of swimsuit wearing and tank top bearing. And if you’re like me, you’ll want to look your best. However, this heat has kept me inside in the air conditioning, and my tight budget has kept me from the gym. But that doesn’t mean you have to be a couch potato.
One of my favorite pastimes is reading oral histories of World War II. There are many great books by a lot of good writers, but my favorites are the books by noted World War II historian, Stephen Ambrose.