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Do You Know How to Knit Your Own Cat?

The library has crafts books that will teach you how to do almost anything, including how to knit your own cat.  More...
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It was 50 Years Ago Today...

It was 50 years ago today (February 9, 1964) that the Beatles came to America. They had televised performances on the Ed Sullivan show and gained more popularity in America. The visit had a great impact on popular culture and music that continues to this day.  More...
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Foreign Films

The library's film collection includes a wide variety of genres and subject matter.
One area of the collection that  people might not be familiar with is the foreign films collection. The library acquires films produced or filmed in a variety of countries.  More...
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DVDs in the Library

The Library purchases a variety of DVDs for the collection. However there are a few recording formats or types that we don't purchase for the collection. Find out more in brief explanation.  More...
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Crafty Fiction

Did you know that March is National Craft Month?  Time to enjoy those crafty fiction titles that span many genres, but have some sort of craft involved.  Do you like to have characters that knit or quilt, then this list is for you.  More...
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Civil War Stories

  2013 marks the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Springfield and other dates in American Civil war history. To help commemorate those events we are highlighting some fiction titles about the Civil War. 
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Zombies continue to be a topic of interest in many areas. May is Zombie Awareness Month. Kansas has made October Zombie preparedness month for its state. The CDC has a preparedness website that is used to promote preparedness for emergencies, and zombies are being discussed on the Internet.  More...
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First Novels

How does an author become the next biggest thing?  They have to publish their first novel, first.  Here are some debut novels published this spring and summer that might turn into your favorites, or give you a new author to enjoy.  More...
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Back in Time

 A sense of time and place is the best part of reading a historical novel.  You can be transported back to early Roman times, World War II or even the 1990's and have a vivid picture of the life of the character in that book.  "Gone with the Wind" still evokes vivid memories of place and time for me.  Maybe a title on this list will transport you to another place or time.
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Notable in Non-fiction

Do you want to know more about floating bath toys or more about how we think?
There are many nonfiction titles published each month on a variety of topics from how to repair your car to the life story of some famous, infamous or obscure people in our world.

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More than Movies

Did you know that the Library's DVD collection has much more than movies?  More...
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Pride and Prejudice

"Pride and Prejudice" --  the stories continue.  More...
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