Library Blog

All Library locations will be closed on Monday, May 30, for Memorial Day.

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Sherrybaby - Available on Hoopla

Sherrybaby

Maggie Gyllenhaal won a slew of acting awards for her portrayal of a paroled junkie in 2006’s Sherrybaby. Ironically, the movie never played on a Kansas City theater screen.

Book Reviews

Oedipus Rex by Sophocles

Oedipus Rex

I know what you must be thinking – how does Greek tragedy fit into my ongoing blog series about classic mysteries? Well, I admit, it’s something of a stretch, but April is National Poetry Month, and I strongly advise readers to find some great poetry out there.

Remembering Mickey Rooney

Mickey Rooney

Think Justin Bieber … only about 100 times more popular. That was Mickey Rooney. Rooney, who died this weekend at the age of 93, was the single biggest movie star of the 1930s and early 1940s.

Library Life

Booketology 2014 Championship

A Wrinkle in Time

We have a winner!

Our 2014 Booketology Champion is: A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle!

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Booketology: Final 4 Winners

A Wrinkle in Time or Little Women?


And then there were two! The Final 4 round of Booketology is complete, and our winning books now move on to the Championship.

Check out the voting results
from this last round.

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