The storytime children at the Dearborn branch went "trick-or-treating" to several prearranged nearby locations Tuesday. This is a tradition of several years here. The parents enjoy the event and have a great opportunity to get pictures. The local businesses they visit enjoy seeing the children, and it is a social occasion for kids and parents alike.
This time of year is so easy on the sheep in my small flock. I supplement their diet of worn out grasses with the alfalfa hay. They spend their days rotating themselves up and down the hills, and thru the woods eating grasses and the leaves still on the trees. They are playful with these nice temperatures, downright playful! Evenings they head for the barn for water and their minerals.
It is hard to believe we have been in space more than 50 years, and 41 years since Neil Armstrong took that memorable "One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind." – and became the first human to set foot on another body in our solar system. How many people remember the heady excitement and thrill we all felt, as friends and families from all over the world gathered round their TVs to watch the momentous event?.
Antioch Branch, November 22 at 7:00. Mystery - Who done it? Historical, International, Police Procedural... what is your preference? Come join us for lively discussions. Refreshments served. For November, we are reading:
Behold the glory of the Stormtrooper jack-o-lantern! Tremble in fear of the Headless Horseman of Sleepy Hollow! Thrill to the sight of pumpkins being mercilessly carved! Laugh at the bald spot of the presenter!
Have you given any thought to being more self- sufficient? With an unstable economy and high unemployment, I think alot of people are giving this some thought. Here are some book suggestions to get you started:
As the holidays approach, one great way to celebrate is a cookie swap. Whether you're hosting or a guest, everyone will love this kind of party. Each guest makes a few dozen cookies and brings copies of the recipes to swap with the other guests. All the guests should leave the party with a wide assortment of cookies to try.
The library has just received a new book on Charlie Finley, one of Kansas City's and baseball's most colorful and controversial figures. Charlie Finley was one of baseball's most contentious, inventive, self promoting owners. He drew the ire of Kansas City residents when he moved the Athletics to Oakland in 1968. But, this move inspired the eventual building of Kauffman Stadium and the granting of an expansion team, the Royals, to Kansas City.