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    My Freegal Five Playlist

    by Wesley Johnson Two monumental events happened to me in 1997 – graduating high school & discovering Indie Rock. That was also the year I stopped wearing hip-hop visors* (yes, they were worn backwards & upside down) and adopted my current “slacker” style. It was a VERY good year. Matthew Sweet – “Sick of Myself” MTV’s 120 Minutes the catalyst for my musical coming-of-age. Matt Pinfield, the show’s host, introduced me to bands like Pavement,…

    My Freegal Five

    One of my favorite television shows is the British comedy series The IT Crowd.  A friend of mine introduced me to it a few years back, and I was immediately hooked.    It follows an IT department team in a large company, and the wacky situations in which they become entangled.  Perhaps the highlight of the show for me was the CEO character played by actor Matt Berry.  He was arrogant, clueless and absolutely hysterical.  This…

    My Freegal Five Playlist

    by Kara Schroader 1. “Perfect World” 2. “After the Disco” 3. “Holding on for Life” 4. “Leave it Alone” 5. “The Changing Lights” At first, I thought about selecting a variety of music for my Freegal Five collection. Instead, I decided to go with songs I’ve been listening to repeatedly over the past few weeks—all five of which come from the same album, Broken Bells’ After the Disco. Broken Bells is composed of Brian Burton…

    Hold Shelf Surprise!

    Have you ever had that long anticipated phone call or email that the book you have been waiting months to read is FINALLY available for you to pick up at the library??  Or how about when you receive a phone call or email and you’re completely caught off guard that you have a book waiting for you, but surprised none the less? Both of these are great feelings for the avid library user and now,…

    Summer Activities Fair 2014

    The Daviess County Public Library is partnering with Daviess County Public Schools, Owensboro Catholic Schools, and Owensboro Public Schools in hosting the 2nd Annual Summer Activities Fair at the public library.  The Summer Activities Fair will take place on Tuesday, April 29, 2014 from 5:30-7:30 p..m. at the Daviess County Public Library. Representatives from many organizations who offer summer activities to children in the Daviess County area will be at booths throughout the library. This…

    My Freegal Five Playlist

    By Brian Lashbrook Did you know that you can now download 5 songs from Freegal each week? Not only that, you can stream any music on Freegal for up to 3 hours a day.  These services are all Free with your Daviess County Public Library card. To celebrate, I and my fellow music lovers here at the Library will share our list of 5 Freegal downloads each week. Since it’s spring monsoon season here in the Ohio…

    Kindness Makes the Heart Grow

    Kindness is a simple idea, and yet not always so simple to carry out. When was the last time you were kind with no expectation of receiving anything in return? Reading the often disheartening news stories of late, I think we could all use an extra dose (push?) of kindness in our lives. I’m sure most are familiar with the phrase “Pay It Forward:” for every kind act you do for a person, that person…

     
     
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