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  • Midwest flair - Kansas rustic farm grounds
    Posted on: Thursday, June 08, 2017

    “Local color” or “American Literary Regionalism” is a term used to describe a literary genre that weaves place and landscape into a story in a way that brings to life the dialects, customs, and practices of a certain geographical area. The South boasts an impressive arsenal of authors in the genre that are well-known and loved: William Faulker, Haper Lee, Flannery O’Connor.

  • Laughing out loud!  Couple laughing
    Posted on: Tuesday, May 16, 2017

    Laughter is the best medicine, so they say. Ngoc has some hilarious library stuff to make even the gruffiest gruff laugh.

  • mother and child
    Posted on: Sunday, May 14, 2017

    She's the one that we like best...read more about literary mothers in Tracy's latest post. 

  • Sequoyah Award
    Posted on: Wednesday, May 10, 2017

    Hello loyal Buzzreaders!  It’s that time of year again.  Summer is almost upon us.  Soon the kiddos will be out of school and the pools will be opening up.  And most importantly, the new 2018 Sequoyah lists have just been announced.

    Intermediate (Grades 6-8)
    High School (Grades 9-12)

  • Blue beetle
    Posted on: Monday, May 08, 2017

    This month, early literacy expert Josh has just the creepy, crawly books your little readers will enjoy!

  • Posted on: Friday, May 05, 2017

    Katherine's got the best finds for your favorite fur-ever friends.

  • Posted on: Monday, May 01, 2017

    Gear up for Free Comic Book Day with Sarah!

  • Posted on: Saturday, April 29, 2017

    Margo never disappoints and she's done it again this month with another crop of hidden gems from Metro Library shelves.

  • Posted on: Thursday, April 27, 2017

    Some of the best composers in the world make their living writing music for games - Breck's got your list of the best.

  • time
    Posted on: Wednesday, April 26, 2017

    Doctor Who is back on TV! After a full year without The Doctor it's more than a little reassuring to have him around again. If you're new to Who, or just want to read books with a similar feel to the show, check out this list of sci-fi, mystery, and time travel fiction.

     

     

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