All Dani has ever done is steal things. Eighteen-year old Dani has never known a real home, real friends, or going to school. Now her mother has moved them to Heaven, an East coast resort city full of large, old, expensive homes. Dani is responsible for researching the Donaldson home to find out the layout and whether or not there is a security system.
Things are going swimmingly at the library this summer! We hope you are diving into some good books. Kid’s you can earn a plush duck, some ducky binoculars, or an art kit for reading this summer!
If you need help finding some good reads this summer we will be happy to recommend our favorites. Come in and check our books displays; Beach Reads; Author of the Month, Larry McMurtry and Children’s Authors, Richard Scarry, David McPhail and Eric Carle to name a few.
Do you love summer, but hate the really hot, really humid days? Perhaps you hate to sit around and wait for it to get cooler without having something to do. Here are some things you could try. If you really like to read, here are a couple of titles that might get your mind off of what's happening outside.
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