Fall Notes from the Public Library
McPherson Sentinel, October 30, 2013
Everyone recognizes that time marches on, but it is difficult to believe that we are coming up on the 50th anniversary of the assassination of John F. Kennedy on that November afternoon in Dallas. Perhaps even more sobering is the fact that anyone under the age of 54 has no memory of the event: it is but a chapter in a history book . . .
Everyone has a Story
McPherson Sentinel, September 6, 2013
I continue to work in the fiction book stacks, sorting the collection into different genres and weeding out titles that are no longer used or are in poor condition. By the time this project is completed, we will have eight fiction genres, and each will be shelved in specific areas of the stacks . .
Tales from the Fiction Range
McPherson Sentinel, July 12, 2013
Some of you who have found yourselves in our adult fiction area this summer may have noticed me there as well, pulling books off the shelves, examining them, putting colored slips in some of them and placing them on my book cart . . .
Walking Through 141 Years of McPherson History
McPherson Sentinel, June 7, 2013
There are many distinguishing features about McPherson, but the one of which I am most proud is the collective appreciation by the community of our history. Whether the subject is parades or sporting excellence, industrial development or public utilities . . .
McPherson Sentinel, April 12, 2013
As one of our final National Library Week events, the public library is selling off our collection of adult audiobooks in audiocassette format. Compact discs are now the dominant medium for audiobooks, and as tape players are becoming scarce, the circulation of our audiobooks on cassette had dwindled . . .
Future of Magazines and Newspapers Uncertain
March 8, 2013
If you walk into the McPherson Public Library during any time of the day or evening, chances are that you will see people relaxing in our magazine and newspaper area reading the latest issues. But all is not well in the land of periodicals . . .
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