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    Best places to visit on a summer vacation

    By: Christy V. Temple Okay, it’s summer time again officially now and you know what that means. Yes, it means summer vacations are upon us. So, whether you are wanting to go near or far away, it’s time to start thinking about where you would like to go to spend some time with friends and/or family away from the hustle and bustle of work. To help make this process easier I have decided to do…

    DCPL Presents: Melton Barker’s The Kidnapper’s Foil

    Itinerant filmmakers, according to Wikipedia, “traveled across the United States in the early days of silent films to make their movies with ‘home talent.’” One of these filmmakers was a man named Melton Barker. Beginning in the 30s and running through the early 70s, Barker, much like his itinerant filmmaker collogues, did indeed travel around the United States to make films with “home talent.” Based on everything I’ve read it seems that he only produced…

    Owensboro Area Obituary Index Tutorial

    It’s time for Barbecue!

    By: Christy V. Temple Okay, it’s that time of year again. Spring has definitely sprung and now that we are officially into the month of May it is now time to get ready to think about backyard barbecues with all the fixins, especially with Memorial Day right around the corner, which to me is always like the official start to Summer. In any event, there is nothing quite like the simmering, tangy, sweet, taste of…

    Pay your library fees online!

    Now you can quickly and securely pay your library fees online! Log into the catalog, select Fees from the account menu.   If you have fees, the “Pay Fees” button will appear. Click it to go to our secure payment gateway, select the fees you want to pay, and enter your credit card information.  The amount you pay will be subtracted from your account immediately. You may also pay your fees by clicking here.  You…

    The ALL-NEW Freegal Music

    If you’ve had trouble with Daviess County Public Library’s Freegal app in the past, it’s time to give it another try! Freegal Music has an all-new clean and modern interface that makes it easier to find the music you love.  Download and/or stream music on any compatible device. Browse through our vast collection of over 15+ million songs from over 200+ genres.   Enjoy our curated playlists that were designed to suit any mood, activity,…

    DCPL Seed Catalog: Spring Time Planting Resources

    By: Christy V. Temple Well, spring has finally sprung, although you couldn’t tell it outside right now. However, by the calendar it is official nonetheless. Now is the time to start thinking about your Spring planting needs and what you would like to grow for the upcoming season. I will admit to you that I did not inherit my mother’s green thumb at all and yet now that I am older I do have a…

    Kentucky State Government: How to contact officials and find the information you need at the public library

    By: Christy V. Temple Okay, have you ever seen something on television or a local news report about a government official or an interesting issue in state government and wondered where would I go to find more information about this topic or person? Well, never fear, the library is here to help you out with that type of information. There are a variety of ways to find out more about our state government through books…

    Super Bowl: A Time to Indulge

    By: Christy V. Temple Okay, it’s that time of the year again when all eyes turn toward the first Sunday in February to see who will win the coveted title for the Super Bowl. This year’s 52nd Super Bowl will be played at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota starting at 5:30 p.m. Sunday, February 4th, 2018. The Philadelphia Eagles will go head-to-head with The New England Patriots which should make for an interesting game.…

    New Year, New You

    By: Christy V. Temple It’s a new year, it’s a new you, or so they say. Each and every year millions of people decide to make so-called New Year’s resolutions and most of them probably fall flat before the end of January. I know I have often lamented over the years that you can always tell its January because each one of the local fitness centers is absolutely overrun with people deciding that they are…

     
     
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