http://lcpl.kari.opalsinfo.net/bin/home –you will need to know your library card number!
When Hans van Meegeren’s paintings were sneered at by critics, he got mad…and then he got even. Van Meegeren passed his works of art off… as the work of Johannes Vermeer. His most infamous mark was Nazi Hermann Goering. This nonfiction work of art crime and history reads like a fiction novel. Check out “The Forger’s Spell” by Edward Dolnick.
During the summer of 1950, an 11 year old spitfire named Flavia discovers a body in the cucumber patch. She makes an irreverent investigator in “The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie” by Alan Bradley.
October 27th 5:30-7:30pm: Fearless Computing classes by CCC instructor covering the ins and outs of Microsoft Word. Build your knowledge one step at a time. $25.00. Pick up Registration forms and attend class at the Loup City Public Library.
Are you interested in reading this “Forgotten Gem”? In the aftermath of the September 11th terrorist attacks, the United States closed its airspace resulting in over 30 planes landing in a small town in Newfoundland. This is the story of a small town rallying around a group of stranded and panic stricken passengers. A real feel good story!
Associated Press release:
Topics: From the Wires, Entertainment News, News
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Best-selling author Billie Letts has died at an Oklahoma hospital.
Letts’ publicist, Arlene Johnson, says Letts died Saturday after a brief illness. Letts was 76.
Letts’ novels include “Where the Heart Is,” which was turned into a movie starring Natalie Portman, Ashley Judd, Stockard Channing and Joan Cusak. Letts also taught English and creative writing at Southeastern Oklahoma State University in Durant.
Diane Thompson had a great idea to make a list of books that have been ordered and are on their way to us! I hope to start work on this project on Tuesday. I plan to post a “coming soon” sign in both the young adult and adult sections.
The last day of the summer reading program is August 2, 2014. Stop in, take your test, and win chamber cash and other prizes. Time is running out!
Louis Zamperini, an Olympic runner who later survived the brutality of a Japanese prison of war camp after his bomber crashed in the Pacific, has died at age 97. Zamperini’s life story was chronicled in the best-seller Unbroken and a film based on the book is set to be released in December. http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2014/07/03/328077931/olympian-wwii-hero-louis-zamperini-dies-at-97