Come and join the Adult Book Club from the Boardwalk Branch at Caribou Coffee on Friday, June 21, at 2:30 p.m. It is located next to the Hy-Vee Gas Station on Barry Road. We will be discussing Bethany Hamilton’s book, Soul Surfer. Bethany Hamilton, whom YM magazine called the "Bravest Girl in America," has been surfing since she was a toddler.
The Timely Adventures of Rachel Evans: Still No Coffee in the Middle Ages
Rachel blinked groggily. "Too much sunlight. Why birds. Turn off." She fumbled for her curtain to block out the dreaded light and instead came up with a handful of leaves. Who put leaves in her bedroom? Why would anyone do that?
She opened her eyes.
Rachel sat up, trying to get rid of the crick in her neck. Apparently she had been sleeping on Will Scarlet’s shoulder. Well, a little drool wouldn’t hurt him much.
The Summer Reading Program has already started! To celebrate its beginning, we are going to have a party! Join us THIS Saturday, June 1st from 2:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. for games, prizes, face painting, and more!
Kids can join Jordyn outside to make some fabulous art with sidewalk chalk! Then come inside and find Philip to get your face painted! We will also have a special area reserved to dig for buried treasure!
As we reach Memorial Day and the start of the summer vacation season, I thought it would be appropriate to write about one of my favorite vacation spots, Yellowstone National Park. The two weeks just before Memorial Day is the best time to visit this national treasure, in my opinion. Most of the facilities throughout the park are open and in operation, and the crowds and traffic are substantially less than you will face later in the summer. Of course, you do face the risk of the occasional, infrequent snow squall at the higher elevations. Throughout the lower elevations
Emily and Einstein is a book about a man who has lived a life of lies with his wife. He is on his way to tell her he wants a divorce when he is killed in an accident. Emily is devastated at his loss and is trying all she can to hold her life together. In her grief, she finds comfort in a scruffy dog named Einstein.
Things just seem to go from bad to worse for Jamie Carpenter. In Will Hill’s latest Department 19 novel, The Rising, Jamie is coming to terms with the loss of his mentor as well as his mother, who has been turned into a vampire despite his best efforts.
Although it may sound like some kind of llama-like animal, OPAC is actually a library acronym that stands for Online Public Access Catalog. And if you’ve taken a look at our website in the last couple of weeks, you may have noticed some major changes to our online catalog. I’ve found these changes to be for the better and hope you do, too.
Earlier in the month, John Twelve Hawks’ The Traveler was the first book to pop into my head when National Get Caught Reading month was mentioned to me. The Chase by Clive Cussler was the second. I have to say, it has one of the most intriguing beginnings to a story.
That’s what I have been tempted to scream on numerous occasions as I try to learn yet another unfamiliar piece of technology. Even computer jargon can cause me an inordinate amount of stress. For example, the other day I kept encountering the term "hashtag." I thought to myself, "Great.