Archive for P5/2014

Adult Winter Reading at the Library

Winter Reading for adults begins Friday January 8th and continues through February 28th.

Read Books, Answer Trivia Questions and Enter for a chance to win fabulous prizes. There are two contests this year; Reading and Trivia.

Reading Contest.

Submit an entry for each book you read between January 8th and February 28th. Prizes will be drawn and the winners notified during the first week of March

Trivia Contest.

A new weekly trivia question will be posted each week on Sunday. Answer the question correctly and you could win a gift card to a local restaurant. We will draw a new winner each week. 

How to Enter:

  • Ballot Boxes are at the library. They will be at the carryout desk while the library is closed if the rest of the building is closed to the public or at the 3rd floor desk when service resumes.
  • Email your answer to us at Winter@DPPL.org
  • Send us a direct message with your answer in facebook or instagram. The trivia questions will be posted to facebook and instagram each week as well. Just submit your name, email, phone with your answer (which is either the answer to the trivia question or the title/author of the book you read).

Miner Recs Podcasts & Book Talks

Miner Recs Episode 70 Now Available!

On this episode, Charlie, Lynne, and Joel discuss Stephen King's new collection of novellas If It Bleeds. Their conversation also touches on filmed adaptations of King's work, how future authors might write about the events of 2020, and much more! (Please note, this episode was recorded remotely using Zoom - you may notice some slight audio imperfections, which were inherent in the source.) Listen to their conversation in the player below:

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Great DPPL Bake-Along

Read it, Bake it, Eat it: Homemade Bread from The Calling

Book cover
This week reference assistant Lalu bakes Braided Bread & Savory Buns inspired by the Amish fiction "The Calling" by Suzanne Woods Fisher.

THE BOOK 

The Calling, #2 in "The Inn at Eagle Hill" series by Suzanne Woods Fisher is about Bethany who grows beyond being a heartbroken young woman into one of strength as she helps the poor and downtrodden, in turn bringing out the best in herself.  

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