This popular program brings outstanding members of the literary world, arts and sciences to Skidompha to present programs that are free and open to the public.
Museum of Chinese in America Co-founder
Monday Mar. 30: Alexander's Ragtime Band (1938, 106 min.)
This classic musical showcases 28 of Irving Berlin's most memorable ragtime tunes. It's a story of love, war, and music spanning 30 years. This Oscar winner stars Tyrone Power, Alice Faye, Don Ameche, Ethel Merman, and Jack Haley.
Owl Radio StoryTime:
Meet Horton the elephant, one of the most famous characters in children’s books.
“I meant what I said, and I said what I meant. . . .
An elephant’s faithful, one hundred per cent!”
Horton is kind and trustworthy, but unfortunately, the lazy bird Mayzie takes advantage of his good nature when she leaves Horton to watch her unhatched egg. Told with Dr. Seuss’s signature rhymes and trademark illustrations, this is a tale that will be enjoyed over and over, by reader and listener alike. Read by Children's Librarian Terry Hapach 2015.
Skidompha Library's own Rock & Roll Raconteur has put together the first of what we hope is many Rock Readings Shows for your listening pleasure. Bobby's a fan of the founding bands of Classic Rock. Here's his look back at Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young.
New Website Content Features
Piperwebs.com, which hosts our website, just rolled out a couple of new content features for us that we hope you'll find helpful. One, the Featured Book page provides a closer look at a fiction or non-fiction title that is at the top of the best-selling list for the week, and will be updated every one to two weeks. The second, the Featured Author page provides background information on well-known, best-selling authors, and will be updated approximately once every two weeks. Click on each of the icons below to reach them. Let us know what you think of them!
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