Katniss Everdeen is the pride of District 12 because she is one of the best hunters around, even at age 16. The Capitol, a corrupt, oppressive government which rules over Panem, selects her younger sister for the 74th Hunger Games. Katniss volunteers to take the place of her sister and soon finds herself in a fight to the death with 23 other competitors, all teenagers. If she wins, she gains a lifetime of glory and freedom from the poor living conditions. If she loses… well, she doesn’t want to think about that.
Come join us for a fabulous trio of cooking classes that will take you around the culinary world. First up is Parsley, Sage, Rosemary and Thyme: Cooking with Fresh Herbs on Monday, July 26 at 7pm. Learn about fresh herbs and how to grow them and cook with them. There will be several easy recipes to take home and play with.
On Friday July 9th, I heard barking in the library and thought nothing of it. I knew, of course, it had to be Ms. Dennise. Sure enough twenty pairs of eyes were glued to her every word. No giggling, no wiggling, just happy listeners.
Last week a patron came to the desk wanting more books like Melissa Marr’s Read more
THE LIBRARIANS' DOZEN
Can’t decide what to read? Below is a sampling of Adult Fiction (AF), Adult Non-Fiction (ANF), Young Adult (YF) and Juvenile Fiction (JF) titles that the MCPL Liberty Branch staff have chosen as some of their favorite reads to get you started: ·
As you are browsing through our branch, you may notice some MCPL employees who always seem to be buzzing around with books on carts. These would be the wonderful pages here at the Lee’s Summit Branch. Pages are the backbone of the library system. They reshelve all the material in the library, making sure everything gets back to where it is supposed to be. They keep the library straight and are our muscle when furniture needs to be moved for programs. They work hard and get a lot done in a very short amount of time.