Who says adults can't enjoy some magic? This summer, "Imagine Your Story" by checking out a fantasy, fairy tale, or mythical story beyond your comfort zone. These picks are available via Curbside Pickup and digitally through the Libby app. Enjoy! The Ten Thousand Doors of January by Alix E. Harrow In a sprawling mansion filled … Continue reading Imagine Your Story: Fantastic Fiction for Adults
Juneteenth, short for "June Nineteenth," is an annual holiday that commemorates the emancipation of slavery in Texas on June 19, 1865. This marked the effective end of slavery in the United States. The books and movies listed below celebrate the contributions of Black Americans to our country. From slavery to the Omaha race riots in … Continue reading What to Read: Juneteenth and Beyond
The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee: Native America from 1890 to the Present by David Treuer The received idea of Native American history–as promulgated by books like Dee Brown’s mega-bestselling 1970 Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee–has been that American Indian history essentially ended with the 1890 massacre at Wounded Knee. In The Heartbeat of Wounded … Continue reading What to Read: Native American Heritage Month
Shelby Janke, Assistant Librarian Shelby is the newest addition to our team as Assistant Librarian. She’s a graduate of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and will be starting her Masters in Library & Information Science degree this fall through the University of Missouri. Shelby enjoys reading, meeting with her book club, taking walks in her neighborhood, … Continue reading Meet Shelby: Our New Assistant Librarian!