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Spring must be near — the Heirloom Seed Library is open for business.

This is the third year that gardeners can grow their own vegetables, herbs and flowers by checking out seed packets on display at two branches — the Library Station and the Midtown Carnegie Branch. Gardeners can check out up to four packets of heirloom seeds with a valid library card. We especially love to hear from teachers and parents, including one Library Facebook follower who commented, “We need to go to the library for our school garden!”

Visit thelibrary.org/seedlibrary for more details, or visit the... read more

The first product, hoopla digital, offers thousands of movies, television shows, music albums, eBooks, audiobooks and comics, all available for mobile and online access. Users can stream or temporarily download titles from major Hollywood studios, record companies and publishers, available to borrow 24/7.

The second new product, Zinio offers unlimited digital access to a wide selection of magazines. Users can download current and back issues of hundreds of the same popular magazines available in stores or by subscription. For magazine readers, it’s a convenient way to access the... read more

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (BP) -- B&H Academic has launched the first of a 12-volume series of previously unpublished sermons by the famed British preacher Charles H. Spurgeon.

 

"The Lost Sermons of C.H. Spurgeon" series is being researched and edited by Christian T. George, assistant professor of historical theology and curator of the Spurgeon Library at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, which hosted a luncheon for the launch at its Kansas City, Mo., campus.

 

 

The first volume includes a series introduction, an overview of Spurgeon's life and times... read more

Each week, the Christian County Library youth services staff hosts five story times across the county, including one in Nixa, one in Clever, and three at the library in Ozark. They also visit half a dozen or more child care centers and preschools in the county each week to share stories with children and their care providers.

Gabby Gomez and her daughter Camila, who is three, have been attending library story times for about two years. Gomez says she likes that the story times have a lot of variety. “It’s a little of everything. She likes to dance, and they get up and dance between... read more

“Our libraries play a central role in Washington University’s mission by providing book and electronic resources to researchers and creating space for contemplation and study,” Thorp said. “Denise Stephens will advance that mission through her vast experience developing programs, shepherding capital projects, acquiring scholarly materials and engaging in campus life.”

Stephens will manage University Libraries’ nine locations, the system’s vast archives and special collections, and 156 professional and support staff.

She also will... read more

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