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 . . .
Early Spring Notes from the Public Library
McPherson Sentinel, February 8, 2013
The groundhog has made it official – we shall have an early spring. At the McPherson Public Library, we’re excited about spring as well, and some exciting new resources and services . . .
Annual Roundup of Hot Non-fiction
McPherson Sentinel, December 14, 2012
A new year is upon us, and it is once again time to take a look at the highest-circulating non-fiction books for the past year. Let’s count them down to number 1! . . .
Reflections on 100,000
McPherson Sentinel, November 28, 2012
There’s something about those milestone numbers ending with zeros that catch our attention. They are nice and round and solid. They are numbers of distinction. And now, at the McPherson Public Library, 100,000 is the number of items we have in our collection . . .
Mystery Exhibit Provides Lesson in Family History
McPherson Sentinel, November 2, 2012
This summer I was going through boxes of family papers and other materials which I had moved from my parent’s house in Salina. Generations of family archives had ended up with me, and I was separating the wheat from the chaff . . .
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