Finally, all the Jane Austen novels are being shown on PBS over the next few weeks. Yes! However, as with nearly all great novels, the book is always better than the movie. So, for those of you who haven’t read Jane Austen lately or who have never read her, you are in for a treat if you go to our book stacks and borrow Jane! Or if you’re at home, go click this picture of Jane to reserve your Jane title today!
Join actor/scholar Robb Dimmick as he portrays Abraham Lincoln in a solo show on Thurs., Feb. 21 at 7:30 PM, using Lincoln’s own words to uncover the true wit and deep wisdom of this great man. At some points touching, at others hilarious, but always revealing, you won’t want to miss this show. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Free and open to all.
The excesses of the Holiday Season behind us, it is time to enjoy the books in the “Health and Happiness" Book Display currently up in the magazine section on the main floor. Looking for resources to help you on that quest for "Health and Happiness”? Try taking look at wellness.com
A book display, Discovering Mysteries in Series, is currently featured on the Library’s ground floor near the main entrance. When you stop by, pick up a copy of the booklist that goes with the display.
The astute little Belgian detective returns in a slightly augmented 7 week version of the 6 part film/reading and lecture series Nancy Christy and Lauri Burke co-led in Winter/Spring 2007 at the Library. This repeat series for the morning crowd runs from February 28-April 10, 2008. Registration begins on Feb. 14 at 9:00 AM at the Reference Desk. Tea party to end the series-join us if you can!
Once again the library is providing tax forms and related materials. We are also hosting tax help provided by the AARP which will take place on Tuesdays, 12-3, from Feb.12 to April 8.
Playaway is the newest format of audio, combining a wide variety of content with an easy-to-use player all in one small unit. When you receive your Playaway, all you have to do is press play to start listening immediately – there is no need for a separate player, and it comes with earbuds and a battery to make it play.
the playaway audiobook player