Literature with a Kansas Connection is our spring series in the Kansas Humanities Council Book TALK program. The Slow Air of Ewan MacPherson by Thomas Fox Averill Though it’s not quite the motherland, Glasgow, Kansas, makes a fine home for Scotsman Rob MacPherson and his son Ewan. As the elder MacPherson blows up whiskey stills in his attempts to make a single-malt Scotch, Ewan falls in love—at twelve years of… Read more »
Come enjoy a cup of coffee (or tea!) and something sweet to nibble while we share the books we have been reading. Laura, Adult Services Librarian, will book talk some of the new books available here at the library. Find out what other people are reading and recommending and maybe discover a title or two you missed. Hope you can join us for a morning of coffee, good books and… Read more »
Gary Walker of Lawing Financial will be at the library to present a short program about Social Security. Join us to learn about: How to apply for Social Security? When should you start taking benefits? How are your Social Security benefits taxed? You’ve worked hard for a comfortable retirement. Make sure you know how to coordinate Social Security benefits into your overall retirement strategy.
Please join us for a special evening of dinner, stunning images of weather and poetry. Stephen Locke, weather chaser/photographer and Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg, Kansas Poet Laureate Emeritus will give a multi-media presentation of images and videos of wild weather matched with stirring poems. Dinner will be served at 6:30 with the program beginning at 7:00 p.m. Reservations are requested. A program in our “Destination Libraries” series.
Earth Day is coming soon, so mark your calendar and start gathering your unwanted electronics for safe, environmentally responsible recycling. Secure e-cycle will be in the library parking lot Saturday, April 18th, 1:00-4:00 p.m. All items are free except $20 fee for any size television and $15 fee for any size CRT monitors. For a list of what can be recycled, follow this link: Items We Accept. Secure e-Cycle has… Read more »
The Chaperone by Laura Moriarty Only a few years before becoming a famous silent-film star and an icon of her generation, a fifteen-year-old Louise Brooks leaves Wichita, Kansas, to study with the prestigious Denishawn School of Dancing in New York. Much to her annoyance, she is accompanied by a thirty-six-year-old chaperone, who is neither mother nor friend. Cora Carlisle, a complicated but traditional woman with her own reasons for making… Read more »
Computer & Gadget Help Bring your questions about your laptop, tablet, e-reader or cell phone. Laura will do her best to answer your questions. If you call or email before the class and tell her know what gadget you’re bringing, she will be better able to serve you