It’s that time of year again: too hot and humid to be outside, yet there’s nothing good to watch on tv.
If you are getting tired of all the reality programming that is pervading the television airwaves this summer, make a run to the air-conditioned cool of the Blue Springs South branch for some of your favorite tv shows on DVD.
If you enjoy mysteries and love to talk about them, then Mystery Loves Company at the Lee's Summit branch would love for you to join us on the first Wednesday of the month. We discuss a different mystery each month and whether we liked or hated it, there is always a great discussion about it.
Some of the best books we read this last year are:
Unless you are a young child or the parent of young child, you probably haven’t heard of Miss Bobbi, Miss Jolene, or Miss Sarah. At the Blue Springs North branch, these women lead story time. They are the readers that do all the voices, the wigglers extraordinaire (yes, that’s dancing folks), and the givers of hugs. Miss Bobbi is the senior member of othe crew with Miss Jolene and the newest member Miss Sarah. With years of experience having children, babysitting, and reading behind them, we create a world full of words, images, music, and fun.
The Blue Springs North Branch is excited about hosting the Dome Theater on Monday, July 12 and Saturday, July 17th. The Dome Theater shows museum quality films on a variety of topics. Some of the films to be shown at the Blue Springs North Branch include the Dinosaur Prophecy, the Titanic, the Dead Sea and Pink Floyd's The Wall and Dark Side of the Moon. Most shows start on the half hour running from 11 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. on Monday and 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. on Saturday.
The world of Wonderland just gets curiouser and curiouser. Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland has been a smash hit every since its first publication in 1865 and such characters as the Mad Hatter, Cheshire C
Did you know? (Don’t you just love commentary that starts with that question? It naturally assumes that you probably don’t know. It also assumes that someone else does know. And finally, it assumes that you want to know). Alas, tradition is hard to break. So here goes . . .
A good beach read is not necessarily great literature, but a fast paced, entertainng book that is easy to pack up with your sunscreen and beach towel. Try one of these the next time you head for the beach, lake, or swimming pool:
Mid-Continent Public Libraries has access to an overwhelming amount of databases that most of our lovely patrons know very little about. Being that MCPL's specialty is genealogy (Thank you Midwest Genealogy Center), one very useful but slightly unknown resource is the Archive Finder database.