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Check It Out @ The Library

"Life in a Fishbowl" by Len Vlahos, "Word by Word: The Secret Life of Dictionaries", by Kory Stamper, "Norse Mythology" by Neil Gaiman,

Check it out @ The Library

Share & Learn @ The Library with Dr. AhrendsenHe will be sharing a movie with us about AutismVaxxed, with a discussion to follow.  Join us Wednesday April 26th at 6:30 pm.

New At The Library

Life in a Fishbowl by Len Vlahos.  How does a man make sure his family will be taken care of after he’s gone?  For Jackie's father the solution is to sell himself on eBay.  Follow how Jackie, her father, and the various bidders and watchers deal with this bizarre situation.  

Word by Word: The Secret Life of Dictionaries by Kory Stamper.  Most people tend to take dictionaries for granted, but you shouldn’t.  Word by Word takes a look at the surprisingly interesting world of dictionaries.  What is the definitive definition of a word?  Is it really even a word?  Why does how we use language change how we define it?  An informative and amusing look into the world of words.

Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman.  From Tolkien to Marvel the myths and legends of the Norse pantheon are a part of our culture.  Author Neil Gaiman has gone to the oldest existing source material for his look at the stories of Odin, Thor, Loki, and the other Aesir.  A new look at some of our oldest myths.

Don’t forget to check our website for a whole host of online resources.  Downloadable audio and e-books from Bridges.  Looking for magazines?  Check our Zinio.  There are e-book resources for K-12 students as well as Ebsco Host reference materials.  And we also have newspaper archives available online.

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