Archive for June, 2009

Where’s Your Bookmark Today?

Posted on June 24, 2009. Filed under: library | Tags: |

Currently I am reading How the Irish Saved Civilization by Thomas Cahill. It’s a historical look at how Ireland preserved much of Europe’s records and knowledge through the Middle Ages.  Where’s your bookmark today?

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Did you know?

Posted on June 19, 2009. Filed under: library | Tags: |

OverDrive Media Console v3.2 Expands iPod® Compatibility with WMA Audiobooks

On Tuesday, June 16, OverDrive released the new version of OverDrive® Media Console. To download the updated software, click here. All new users will automatically download the latest version, and existing users will be prompted to upgrade to the latest and greatest version of OMC (scheduled for late June).

Nearly all OverDrive WMA Audiobooks in your download collection are now compatible with the iPod®, iPhoneT, iPod touch®, and iPod nano®, as well as Zune® and thousands of other portable devices, with a simple upgrade of OverDrive Media Console to version 3.2 on Windows® PCs.

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Columbine: A True Crime Story

Posted on June 17, 2009. Filed under: library | Tags: |

Author and investigative journalist Jeff Kass will be with the library tomorrow afternoon, June 18th, 2009 to autograph and discuss copies of his new book, Columbine: A True Crime Story. His book commemorates the tenth anniversary of the Columbine incident.

Columbine: A True Crime Story, a victim, the killers, and the nation’s search for answers.

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Excellent attendance at the annual OMGcon!

Posted on June 10, 2009. Filed under: library |

Excellent turnout for OMGcon!

A video and Anime convention like no other, OMGcon drew hundreds of visitors.  Participates took part in Cosplay Contests, Anime Showings, Video Game Tournies, Table Top and Card games, Voice Actor Panel, a Vendor Room and much more.  The Library presented a booth of recently acquired graphic novels and Manga novels to great success.  To learn more about this past weekend’s event contact the library at 270.442.2510.

OMGcon!

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What do you call a group of Librarians?

Posted on June 9, 2009. Filed under: library |

A gaggle, a collection, agroup… Visit this entertaining site for more information!

http://stephenslighthouse.sirsidynix.com/archives/2009/05/what_is_a_group.html

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Join us for an Evening Upstairs!

Posted on June 2, 2009. Filed under: library | Tags: |

Evenings Upstairs

McCracken County Public Library &  The Friends of the Library

Presents

Irvin S. Cobb And a Laugh A Day: His Art of Storytelling

A discussion presented by Andrew Halford

WKCTC Professor Emeritus & facilitator for Off The Shelf book discussions

Thursday, June 18 @ 7:00 p.m.

In the Library Meeting Room

Contact Bobbie Wrinkle -270-442-2510 X 19

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