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Posted by JDavanza on Thu, Jul 17
Find great book bargains on the shelves of our ongoing book sale.  Adult hardcovers and trade paperbacks sell for $1.00.  Paperbacks and all books for children and young adults sell for 50 cents
Posted by JDavanza on Wed, Jul 16
Just when you thought it was safe to buy a bunch of daisies, you read Flower Confidential by Amy Stewart!  If you love flowers or are interested in the world of international business, this book will grab your attention and keep it.  After reading this book, you’ll never look at Valentine roses in quite the same way again! Check out this great summer read: http://library.provlib.org/search/a?searchtype=t&searcharg=flower+confidential&SORT=D&searchscope=1&submit.x=18&submit.y...
Posted by KChin on Tue, Jul 08
Director’s Notebook July, 2008 There are nine of them now; these wonderful stories in the No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency Series written by Alexander McCall Smith.  The series began some years ago with the first novel entitled The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency, featuring Precious Ramotswe.  Set in Botswana, the stories are not your traditional mystery novels, in that they are short on mystery but long on...
Posted by JDavanza on Tue, Jul 08
Director’s Notebook July, 2008 There are nine of them now; these wonderful stories in the No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency Series written by Alexander McCall Smith.  The series began some years ago with the first novel entitled The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency, featuring Precious Ramotswe.  Set in Botswana, the stories are not your traditional mystery novels, in that they are short on mystery but long on...
Posted by JDavanza on Tue, Jul 08
Summetime …and the reading is easy!  Check out a good book from the library and enjoy one of summer’s greatest pleasures–reading!
Posted by JDavanza on Wed, Jul 02
The library will be CLOSED on Friday, July 4th and Saturday, July 5th,2008. Happy Independence Day!
Posted by JDavanza on Tue, Jun 24
Library Summer Hours: Starting Tuesday, July 1st, the Library summer hours will be Monday-Thursday, 9 to 8; Friday-Saturday, 9-5.  No Sunday hours in the Summer. Evening programs at the library are not affected by this change of closing time. Happy summer reading!
Posted by JDavanza on Tue, Jun 24
Cyd Charisse, the beautiful, leggy dancer of Hollywood movie fame who tripped the light fantastic with such screen partners as Fred Astaire and Gene Kelly, died on June 17th at age 87. She was trained as a ballerina with the Ballet Russe when she was only a teenager. But she is best remembered for her work in such MGM musicals as The Band Wagon, Brigadoon, Singin’ in the Rain, and Silk Stockings. She is survived by her second husband, singer Tony Martin. Cyd Charisse page on the...
Posted by JDavanza on Mon, Jun 23
Calling all kids! Spin a yarn at Tikatok, a new website “where kids channel their imagination into stories – and publish those stories into books for you to share and treasure with friends and family.” http://beta.tikatok.net/ -Bri
Posted by KChin on Tue, Jun 17
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.  Although Cather spent only a few years of her childhood on the vast prairie lands of Nebraska, she...

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