Have you ever said the words, "the housework is never done"? If so, you are not alone. Women have been saying the same words for centuries. The book, Never Done by Susan Strasser, examines the role of housework throughout history. Strasser researched many primary sources, including advertisements, mail order catalogues, diaries, letters, and cookbooks to piece together daily life for women in the past.
A Book Worth Mentioning: Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare
I just finished reading Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare. The books by this author are located in the teen section at the library. What, read a teen book?! I must confess, I am not a teen; actually I am far from being a teen. Okay, add another far to the first one...and you'll get a good idea of where I am coming from here. However, I know a good author when I see one.
The flu season is upon us, and there is no time like the present to get your flu shot. On Thursday, October 14th from 4:00pm to 6:00 p.m., the American Red Cross will be administering flu shots at the Weston Branch. You do not need to make an appointment. The cost of flu shots will be $25.00. Pneumonia shots will also be available for $50.00. Credit and debit cards, cash, and checks will be accepted. If you have insurance, you can bring your primary insurance card and not be charged the $25.00. The American Red Cross will file an insurance claim with your insurance company.
Here's what Kristin Clarke a.ka. Eclipse of the Kansas City Roller Warriors had to say about the impact of the recent Ellen Page movie on the sport, dealing out pain, and what to expect at a roller derby match.
Have you ever seen a more beautiful bouquet of dahlias? A special shout out to Mr. and Mrs. Mortenson for their gift of gratitude to the North Independence Branch. Now, it is my pleasure to pass along the bouquet to the rest of the hard working employees and customers of MCPL. Thanks for all you do to make MCPL a grand place!
Mystery - Who done it? Historical, International, Police Procedural . . . What is your preference? Come join us at the Antioch Branch on October 25 at 7:00 for lively discussions. Refreshments served. For October, we are reading:
Second Annual Art, Illustration, and Graphic Design Exhibit
The theme for this year’s Teen Read Week is BOOKS WITH A BEAT @ YOUR LIBRARY. There are many ways to express this theme. One way is through the visual arts. Today, there are a multitude of different media that one can use: pencil and pen, color pencils and/or markers, watercolors, pastels, computer design, etc. What’s your media?
Come be a part of the Second Annual Art, Illustration, and Graphic Design Exhibit sponsored by the Antioch Branch of the Mid-Continent Public Library.