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    Summer Reading Parent Letter

    Dear Parents, School is out, and now is the perfect time to start planning for the summer!  Make the Daviess County Public Library a part of your summer routine by enrolling your child in our “Get into Character @ your library” Summer Reading Program sponsored by The Friends of the Library. All young people experience learning losses when they do not engage in educational activities during the summer.  Numerous studies have shown that reading over…

    FREE Text

    by Wesley Johnson A text message is made up of a very small amount of data. That fact has caused many to wonder over the years why it costs so much to send one. Search the internet and you’ll find many in depth articles attempting to find the reason behind the cost. Despite all the effort, though, no one has arrived at a logical conclusion. A few years ago, the always on the rise price…

    DCPL to Present Martha Stephens’ Pilgrim Song on June 8

    by Wesley Johnson    

    Echoes of Elmwood

    For the Derringer By Leslie McCarty One was an aviation pioneer. She led others, yet she was blind. No mob was going to lynch his prisoner. This Civil War hero made a fatal decision. Why the Colonel went into the lion’s den, day after day. Each of us has a story to tell; so do they. Come and here these voices speak for themselves at Echoes of Elmwood. Have you missed some stories from years…

    Travel & DCPL

    by Christy Temple Are your nerves frazzled from too much work? Do you long to spend a few days in some exotic locale or in the cool, crisp air of the mountains? If so, taking a vacation or some time to travel probably sounds like a really good idea right about now. However, if you’re like me, sometimes you don’t always know exactly where to start on finding just the right information in order to…

    Children’s Book Week

    by Kim Mattingly The 94th celebration of Children’s Book Week will be held May 13-19, 2013. Established in 1919, Children’s Book Week is the longest-running national literacy initiative in the country. Administered by the literacy organization Every Child a Reader and funded in part by the Children’s Book Council, Children’s Book Week celebrates books for young people and promotes the joy of reading. During Children’s Book Week, the 6th Annual Children’s Choice Book Awards Gala…

    Apps: The One I Can’t Live Without!

    by Brian Lashbrook When people ask me what is the one app I cannot live without, I don’t have to even think about it. The fact that nobody ever asks me that question doesn’t stop me from volunteering the answer. The answer is…wait… let me look it up in Evernote. Oh yeah, the answer is “Evernote”! A few years ago I was tasked with finding a Mac alternative to Microsoft’s OneNote application. The company I…

    Film Critique from a Fan

    How Star Wars: Episode I Destroyed Popular Filmmaking: Pt – 1 Excitement by Ryan Henry Steve, Derek, and I woke up before dawn and headed to the Malco multiplex on Frederica Street in Owensboro, KY, to wait in line. The occasion — tickets were going on sale for Star Wars: Episode I: The Phantom Menace, and we wanted to be sure to get to see the film on opening day. We heralded the return of…

    I Don’t Care What You Say Anymore, This is MyLife.com: A Guide To Personal Information Aggregators

    by Wesley Johnson Are you guilty of online vanity searching? No, I don’t mean looking for bathroom furniture; a “vanity search” is dropping your name, age and hometown into a search engine to gauge how popular you are online. I’ve done this numerous times and the results I receive often evoke feelings of disappointment and rage. Disappointment due to the lack of forum posts about my rugged good looks & majestic head of hair; rage…

    Scavenger Hunt at the Library!

    by Lisa Crowley It started in March with “Lookin’ for Leprechauns” to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. Then in April, it was “Signs of Spring” to encourage spring to make an appearance. Now, we are celebrating Mother’s Day with “Calling All Cartoon Moms.” This will be the third month of the scavenger hunt on the first floor. If you’re unaware of what I’m talking about, here’s the skinny: Each month, the theme changes to reflect a…

     
     
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