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All Library locations will be closed on Sunday, April 20, in observance of the Easter holiday.

Library Life

Readin' O' the Green

Irish Legends by Iain Zaczek

Ireland is a country full of storytellers. It seems every citizen of the Emerald Isle was born with a golden tongue and a quick mind. KCPL has pulled together a Pinterest board of some of Ireland's most famous writers and poets. It's the Readin' O' the Green for March!

Book Reviews

American Canopy by Eric Rutkow

They provide shade on a hot summer day. They grow fruits and nuts for eating. They supply material for building, paper, fuel, and many other items. Trees play an important role and have helped influence the course of United States history.

Book Reviews

The Chaperone by Laura Moriarty

The Chaperone by Laura Moriarty

In The Chaperone by Laura Moriarty, Louise Brooks is a young free spirit who doesn’t care what society thinks of her. Cora Carlisle, on the other hand, is a middle-aged married woman with unflinching morals. In 1922, Louise makes an important trip to New York with Cora as her traveling companion. It is a journey that will profoundly change both women forever.

Book Reviews

Dark Night of the Soul by St. John of the Cross

Dark Night of the Soul book cover

In the 16th century, a man of infinite faith and superior education questioned both and penned a classic of spiritual reading that resonates today.

Book Reviews

The Memphis Diaries of Ida B. Wells ed. by Miriam DeCosta-Willis

The Memphis Diaries of Ida B. Wells

What were famous people like, before they became legends? There's something in us that wants to know. Movie theatres will often show high school graduation pictures of movie stars and ask, "Can you recognize this person?" Well, The Memphis Diaries of Ida B. Wells feeds the same curious urge.