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Director’s Notebook June, 2008 Some writers are identified...

Tue, 06/17/2008 - 4:13pm -- JDavanza

Director’s Notebook

June, 2008

Some writers are identified with a particular country or  region, others with a specific period in history. Willa Cather is known for both. When I think of her, I think of the prairie states, especially Nebraska, and I think of the days of the intrepid pioneers of the prairies, struggling to make a life for themselves that was tenuous, at best. 

Take a look at Lookybook

Fri, 06/13/2008 - 4:41pm -- JDavanza

Take a look at Lookybook:

Lookybook is a new website that lets readers look at each and every page of a picture book “from cover to cover, at your own pace.”

Kind of like reading an actual book!

Lookybook argues, “We know that nothing will replace the magic of reading a book with your child at bedtime, but we aim to replace the overwhelming and frustrating process of finding the right books for parents and their kids.”

Don’t miss the opportunity to see this beautiful and...

Wed, 06/04/2008 - 8:17pm -- JDavanza

Don’t miss the opportunity to see this beautiful and moving paper crane exhibit at the Library during the month of June.  The display, to be found in the glass case located near the fiction collection, was arranged by YA Librarian Bri Johnson in celebration of the kind generosity shown to her by local teens during a recent illness. 

Bri posted these words to elucidate this beautiful and moving exhibit:

All paper crane projects have a story.


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