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    Is Fitness in Your Future?

    By: Christy V. Temple Okay, the opening statement to this blog is obviously somewhat of a loaded question. Generally speaking, if we were all desperately honest with ourselves the answer would probably be a resounding no to the question above. However, it doesn’t have to be. I know for a fact that even small amounts of exercise in brief spurts are better than none at all. Now, have I been practicing what I preach lately?…

    Lilly Dale Awakening: Book review

    This was written by Terri the high school intern at the Daviess county public library. Lilly Dale Awakening by Wendy Corsi Staub is a phenomenal book. It includes all the elements of a captivating story; mystery, romance, heart break, and of course horror. Once I picked up this book there was no putting it down. This book holds your full attention from the very first page all the way to the very last. This book…

    Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson: A book review

    This was written by Terri the high school intern at the Daviess County public library. When I saw this book I had no clue as to what it was going to be about. The title seemed interesting so I got it and read it. I read it back in the awkward times of freshman year. I think about this book every day even today as a senior. The story literally spoke to me louder than…

    Beyond the Lines

    By: Christy V. Temple Well, it’s the start of the New Year and already I bet a lot of us are feeling the blahs. Christmas is over and the festivities are done and now it’s back to the same old hum-drum of life. It’s cold outside and it gets dark early. Whew, it’s enough to make anyone depressed. However, never fear. The Daviess County Public Library has come to the rescue again. This time we…

    How do you say goodbye to an old friend?

    How do you say goodbye to an old friend, a grandfatherly figure, a part-time comedian, and one of the biggest cheerleaders I have ever had in my life, other than my parents and husband? I suppose if I knew the answer to that question I wouldn’t be asking it but sometimes it really helps me to think out loud about life, love, and the people in our lives that really matter. One of those people…

    BEST OF 2015: Kevin Clark, Diane Higdon

    Our “Best Of 2015” series will be a bit different than most. Rather than having the staff write about things released this year, we’ve elected to allow anything they’ve listened to/played/read/watched this year that they’ve enjoyed. These picks were made by Kevin Clark (Information Services) and Diane Higdon (Technical Services). Kevin Clark • The Dog Master, by W. Bruce Cameron – Dog expert, Cameron, explores the prehistoric relationship between canine and human. I really liked…

    Christmas Music is in the air with Freegal

    By: Christy V. Temple It’s the most wonderful time of the year again with Christmas fast approaching and everywhere we look people are hurriedly trying to finish their shopping, getting the tree and decorations put up, baking cookies, fudge and other goodies to take to work, and just trying in general not to become totally overwhelmed. I know it’s very hard to do this time of year as I tend to sometimes feel that way…

    Kentucky Room Digital Photo Collection

    By Savannah Warren Do you remember what the top floor of Gabe’s Tower looked like back in its heyday? How about what downtown Owensboro looked like before all the beautiful buildings were replaced? How about the year the Ohio River froze solid and people walked across it? No? Well, even though I wasn’t alive for any of these things, I remember and I can show you. For the past year, I’ve been scanning all of…

    BEST OF 2015: Corey Wagner, Public Services

    Our “Best Of 2015” series will be a bit different than most. Rather than having the staff write about things released this year, we’ve elected to allow anything they’ve listened to/played/read/watched this year that they’ve enjoyed. Our second installment comes to us from Corey Wagner, a Library Associate in the Public Services department. While coming up with a “Best of 2015” list a couple of things became clear to me: I didn’t read nearly enough…

    BEST OF 2015: Christina Clary, Kentucky Room

    Our “Best Of 2015” series will be a bit different than most. Rather than having the staff write about things released this year, we’ve elected to allow anything they’ve listened to/played/read/watched this year that they’ve enjoyed. Our first installment comes to us from Christina Clary, a Kentucky Room clerk and historical fiction aficionado. It’s December, which means everything from this past year must be put into lists. This is not optional, people. Rank everything that…

     
     
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