Category Archives: Book Reviews

“Love is Walking Hand In Hand”…and other definitions

In the spirit of Valentine’s Day, here are pages from the 1965 book by Charles Schulz, Love is Walking Hand In Hand. See the other pages here. Happy Valentine’s from your friends at the library! Advertisements

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Book review: Chasing Hope

Chasing Hope by Kathryn Cushman is an inspiring story of two young women: one, an Olympic hopeful with dashed dreams, and the other a broken, angry teenager who is afraid to dream. It wasn’t easy. Giving up was always an option. … Continue reading

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Last minute gift ideas for readers of all ages

Looking for that last minute Christmas gift? —what about a book? Try your local stores for these titles that have been flying off the library shelves. Picture Books for Children  Pete the Cat by James Dean Llama Llama by Anna Dewdney … Continue reading

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“Blockbuster” books for Fall 2013

Fall is usually a great time for brand new books and 2013 is no exception. Here are a few anticipated titles, including some new installments from some beloved series and a couple of long awaited sequels. W is for Wasted, the … Continue reading

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Followed by Angels: An evening with the author

Wed, July 31, 6:00 PM Harrisonville Branch – Cass County Public Library 400 E Mechanic St, Harrisonville, MO. On Wednesday, July 31 at 6:00pm, local author, Robin Holloway, will discuss her book Followed by Angels: Life with Hydrocephalus at the Harrisonville library. A … Continue reading

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How to Survive a Road Trip with Children

My children were born in the wrong generation. They were the victims of long car trips, with the radio cassette player being the most advanced technology we had. We spent many long hours driving across the most desolate parts of Kansas and … Continue reading

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It’s Time for Summer Vacations!

It’s that time of year to be going on summer vacations. I am just about to leave for Key West, Florida and I am so excited to see all of the interesting and new things there are to do! One … Continue reading

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