Author: Moundridge Public Library

Job Opening- Library Outreach Associate

The Moundridge Public Library is seeking an enthusiastic self-motivated person to serve as Library Outreach Associate. The library outreach associate will assist in overseeing programming and outreach to patrons, birth through adult, assist patrons with circulation and other duties as assigned. Applicants schedule must be flexible to oversee programming, 10-15 hours a week. Desired Skills […]

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Syria’s Secret Library

Syria’s Secret Library by Mike Thomson This is the remarkable story of creative, united effort to create a haven of peace amidst the destruction, hate, brutality, and complete lack of compassion in the on-going war in Syria. A group of dedicated young people who didn’t want to lose every-thing in the horror of war, decided […]

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The Husband’s Secret by Liane Moriarty

Master Storyteller Liane Moriarty weaves a story of humor, deception, and grief. Cecilia is perfect, perfect marriage, perfect children, perfect life. Then she finds a letter from her husband, to be opened after his death, and it throws her life into disarray. Tess is married to her business partner Will, who has just confessed to […]

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The Giver of Stars By Jojo Moyes

“…and best of all, the wilderness of books, in which she could wander, where she liked, made the library a region of bliss to her.” —Louisa May Alcott, Little Women In the 1930’s with the country suffering from the Depression, President and Mrs. Rooselvelt began the WPA. One of the projects was the Packhorse Library. […]

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Small Spaces by Katherine Arden

This middle grade ghost story is just what you need for a cool fall evening. Ollie, an eleven year old is fascinated with a ghost story about a young girl named Beth and “the smiling man”- a specter who grants wishes. Ollie begins to wonder if the smiling man might real, as she finds some […]

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Evvie Drake Starts Over by Linda Holmes

Evvie has lost her husband. Dean a former professional baseball player, has lost his game. When their mutual friend Andy concocts a plan for Dean to stay in Maine in an apartment behind Evvie, it seems like a great plan to push reset for Dean. The two have rules; don’t ask about Evvie’s late Husband […]

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Title Tuesday- Kansas Notables!

15 titles celebrating Kansas or written by Kansans have been selected as this year’s Kansas Notable Books. Thanks to a grant funded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provision of the Library Services and Technology Act as administered by the State Library of Kansas, the library was able to purchase all […]

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Brown Enough by Ken Ohm

Brown Enough by Ken Ohm One of the Kansas Notable books of 2019, this book is part historical fiction part memoir. This book is based on the true story of a baseball team in Emporia, Kansas in 1956. The team, Brown bombers was an eleven man mixed race baseball team who thrive athletically as the […]

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