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Still Life by Louise Penny

Still Life by Louise Penny

 Still Life by Louise Penny is an oldie but a goodie, published in 2005. The first in the Chief inspector Gamache series, Louise Penny takes you to a rural village south of Montreal. Jane Neal, a local woman is found dead in the woods, presumably […]

Refugee by Alan Gratz

Refugee by Alan Gratz

Refugee by Alan Gratz is an excellent middle grade fiction book. The story follows three refugee families during three different refugee crises. Josef is a Jewish boy trying to escape from Nazi Germany in 1939, Isabel is a Cuban girl trying to escape by raft […]

New Year New books!

New Year New books!

Welcome to 2019!! This year is full of possibilities and new challenges. For some, we challenge ourselves to read more and different books.

There are many reading challenges out to help you in your quest to become a better read person.  Here are some of my favorites:

  1. Wichita Public library and Wichita Eagle's #READICT 2019. http://www.wichitalibrary.org/readict
  2. Bookish has a weekly reading challenge https://www.bookish.com/articles/2019-reading-challenge/
  3. Popsugar has a book challenge with an "advanced option" with a printable challenge check list.  https://www.popsugar.com/entertainment/Reading-Challenge-2019-45450968  (which you can print here at the library)
  4. And Finally Penguin classic challenge, read a classic book a month.  https://www.penguin.co.uk/articles/2019/jan/your-classic-books-reading-challenge-for-2019.html 

If you are participating in a reading challenge let us help, you can check out our collection, we can borrow it or we can help you get it digitally on one of our ebook apps.

Reading In Moundridge

Betsy

 

Free picture ( Colorful lines card frame for Happy New Year 2019) from https://torange.biz/fx/colorful-lines-card-frame-happy-179668

 

New Director meet and greet

New Director meet and greet

Come and join us in welcoming our new Director Betsy Davis December 17, from 5-6 pm. Light refreshments will be served.

I Love to Bake Recipe Swap

I Love to Bake Recipe Swap

Come share a baked good, recipe, and your baking expertise with the community. Please call or come in to register.

Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood: Won’t You Be My Neighbor?

Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood: Won’t You Be My Neighbor?

We hope you can join us for this fun, family-friendly event! Attendees will enjoy the screening of a brand new Daniel Tiger movie as well as themed snacks and activities. Ugga Mugga!

Daniel Tiger Capture

 

Folk Instruments with John Goerzen

Folk Instruments with John Goerzen

John Goerzen will discuss the growing popularity of inexpensive, quality folk instruments and treat us to short performances on a number of them, including the Penny Whistle and Xaphoon.    

2018-2019 Storytime Sessions

2018-2019 Storytime Sessions

Don’t shortchange your preschooler – littles need social interaction and early literacy practice just as much as your elementary kiddos! Stop by the library today to register your young’un for Library Storytime.

Essential Oils 101 with Rashelle Schrag

Essential Oils 101 with Rashelle Schrag

Join us at the library on August 13th at 6:30pm for Essential Oils 101 with Rashelle Schrag. Essential oils are a natural, safe way to help maintain good health and overall body function. They can also be used in natural cleaning to keep toxins out of your home.

This class is a basic introduction to holistic living. Learn what essential oils are and how to use them, with an emphasis on the 11 most popular oils. You will also receive a free sample of Thieves cleaner, leaving you one step closer to your toxin-free lifestyle!

Please call 620-345-6355 or stop by the library to register.

Summer Reading Tickets

Summer Reading Tickets

Encouraging kids to read at home is a HUGE part of Summer Reading Program! Starting in July, SRP 2018 Reading Tickets will be available at the library. Pick one up, help your child complete it by the end of the month, and exchange it for […]