“Good and Cheap” is a collection of recipes for people with limited incomes, particularly those on a $4/day food stamps budget. The cookbook itself is licensed under creative commons so it is free to use online or to download. The author Leanne Brown says, “These recipes are designed for the budget of people on SNAP (the US program that used to be called Food Stamps). The meals are generally healthy and use ingredients… Read more »
The Smithsonian magazine doesn’t know the answer, but there are some intriguing theories. Check out their video here. The Smithsonian website has lots of interesting information. It’s worth a look!
“We received poems from men, women, and teens and from as far away as Florida,” says Jenne Laytham, BCL’s Assistant Director and member of the Basehor’s Writers Group. “It was so hard to pick the winners.” The winners of the Poetry Contest 2014: 1st – Teresa Mustain, Basehor, KS ($75) 2nd – Josiah Hoskins, K.C., MO ($50) Tie for 3rd place: 3rd – Lynn Paul, Tonganoxie, KS ($25) 3rd –… Read more »
Basehor Community Library will celebrate National Library Week April 13-19! We would like to invite everyone in our community to stop by the library anytime during the week to explore all that the library has to offer and take part in some special fun; help complete a community jigsaw puzzle, view pictures through the years, try your luck at our “prize walk numbers game”, and just for the kids –… Read more »
The Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia start with the opening ceremony on Feb. 7 . For the next 16 days of competition, the website Mashable will be curating photos and tweets from the Olympians and journalists. For a different look at the Olympics, try Mashable.
The Kansas State Historical has preserved the rich heritage of our state through pictures, letters, advertisements, etc. – all scanned and available online at Kansas Memory. See actual letters from John Brown, pictures of what a downtown looked like in the early 1900’s, and much, much more.
Kids.gov is a website that’s full of fun for kids. February’s resources activities for African American History Month, American Heart Month, and National Children’s Dental Health Month.
Since the beginning of time, humans have imagined and achieved ways to push the boundaries of the physical world. We want to be stronger, smarter, and more aware, and we create stories to bring those dreams to life. But many of those stories are no longer just stories; and with great new advances in science and technology, we are finding ways in which all of us are able to push… Read more »
Don’t forget to turn in your family valentine and and reading activity log by March 10 to any one of our four libraries, so you can be registered in a drawing for a “Legends Family Fun Pack!”
Here at the Basehor Library, we’re always looking for new ways to Explore, Imagine, and Connect with our community. You can help by taking our survey, either on paper or online. Thanks for your thoughts!