Yesterday, I found myself helping out with all the magazines in our library. It is time to move things around: make room for the new titles coming in, and move out the titles we will no longer carry. In an effort to help out with this transition, I had an opportunity to go through each of the magazines. It has been a while since I have looked through them, and I am amazed at both the number and the variety of titles to which we subscribe. Did you know that we not only carry adult periodicals, but also teen and children’s magazines?
If you can’t wait to hear the latest news about your favorite teen heartthrob, we have greatly expanded our magazine selections for teens here at Riverside. We now receive Pop Star, Bop, and J-14. For the gamers in your family, we carry the Official XBox Magazine, PlayStation, and Nintendo Power. Skaters may be interested in Transworld Skateboarding. Other choices include Teen Voices, Seventeen, Mad Magazine, Shonen Jump and many others. Save a few $$$ and check o
Picking up the Fall 2009 issue of American Legacy: the Magazine of African-American History and Culture, I found several articles of particular interest. From recent history, "Muhammad Ali’s Louisville" -- to "Journal on Jars," an article researching the history of an enslaved man’s ability to write poetry on the clay jars he made for his master, this magazine truly broadened my horizons.
Congratulations are in order for Gary Toms, a Research Assistant at the Midwest Genealogy Center. He has written an article that has been published in the prestigious genealogy journal, The Septs (Irish Genealogical Society International), one of our periodical subscriptions. Reference staff on the first floor at MGC can show you where to find this journal (The Septs January 2011; 32(1):6
Before you spend a penny, check out our online Consumer Reports magazine. The current issue helps you find the best and avoid the worst home products; learn how to cut your internet, telephone and TV bill; find reviews and ratings of lawn mowers and tractors; and learn which babies and kids products are safest. In just about every area of your purchasing requirements and personal finance, Consumer Reports has done the research.
Did you know that the Red Bridge Branch offers a wide selection of cooking and recipe magazines? We offer magazine titles that focus on baking, meal prep, holidays, desserts, and even vegetarian dishes! No matter what your taste buds are craving, we have a magazine that provides a new way or a recipe to fill that knot in your stomach. So if you are overwhelmed looking in the 641s at all the cookbook choices we offer, try one of our magazines!
Here are the cooking & food magazines we offer at the Red Bridge Branch:
Do you have a specific hobby or craft you enjoy? Do you want to new hobby? Would you like to investigate how to expand your creativity?
You could check out some of our books to learn about hobbies and different craft techniques, but what about checking out some magazines? The Red Bridge Branch offers a wide variety hobby and craft magazines including: knitting, crocheting, fly fishing, karate, golf, quilting, painting, model railroading, photography, scrapbooking, and sewing!
By the way, we have a quilting group which meets the 1st and 3rd Tues of every month!
Did you know that you can check out magazines from the library? If you lift up the magazine racks, there are the past months’ issues, which are available for checkout. The Claycomo Branch carries a wide assortment of magazines. Whether you’re looking for travel advice or a craft to do with your children, you’ll find a magazine to suit your needs. So, grab a magazine to enjoy while you’re in the library and two to bring home.