What fun! Crafters are coming to the library! Squeaker loves people, and creative people are the best. September 8th was Buckner Branch's first Village Crafters get together. Mary Beth demonstrated making yarn out of old T-shirts. Everyone brought along the project they were working on, and there was a great show and tell, including lots of ooh-ing and ahh-ing over the beautiful things people were making. Knitting, spinning, plastic canvas, beading, and sewing were represented. We shared some great information about sources for materials and places to shop.
My name is Peyton and I've worked at the Lone Jack Branch for a little less than a year now! I've always loved reading, and have enjoyed getting to know many new books via Mid-Continent. Here are five books I love.
In July, I introduced myself to the readers of our blogs as "The slowest reader in America". I thought, maybe, I should give you an update on what I'm reading now. While, yes, technically I'm still working on the books I mentioned in my earlier post, I also have a couple more that I am excited to start reading.
It seems like everyone is looking for ways to save money these days. I recently read an online article that gave spending tips from frugal billionaires. There were nearly 5700 responses to the article within two hours.
Autumn’s charm beckons me to crunch my way through her woods, breathe in her crisp cool air, and lose myself in her vibrant splashes of color. A sentimental time filled with family and friends, fall always has a way of filling me with memories. My musings wander like a gentle breeze and I lose myself, yet again, in my lively recollections of bittersweet memories and choices made. Robert Frost sums up my feelings in his poem “The Road Not Taken”.
Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, And sorry I could not travel both