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Books for the Dog Days of Summer

Just in time for National Dog Day on Monday, August 26th, check out one of these reads! In case you were wondering, the phrase “dog days of summer” refers to the position of Sirius, the brightest star in the night sky.  It is one of the stars in the constellation Canis Major, or “the Big […]

Travel: Weird and Off-the-Beaten-Path

If you are tired of the typical weekend trip to tourist traps, then you might want to take a look at our collection of weird and off-the-beaten-path travel guides. The Mothman! The World’s Largest Prairie Dog! The Mystery Hole! The Andy Warhol Museum!  Go get ’em!    

Tall and True Tales with Judy Tarowsky

Please join us on Saturday, July 20th at 12:00 p.m., for some stories to remember with our friend, Judy Tarowsky. We are climate controlled for those hot and humid days.

Monsoon Postcards author reading and signing with David Mould

Ohio University Professor Emeritus, David Mould, will join us on Saturday, July 20th, at 2:00 p.m. to take us on a tour of India, Bangladesh, and other countries he has visited. Copies of his book will be available for purchase and signing after the program. Get out of the heat and take a tour of […]