February 19 Marks 75th Anniversary of Executive Order 9066
Seventy-five years ago, after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Americans on the West Coast of the U.S. all shared a concern about possible further Japanese attacks there. The military command began to take measures to secure strategic military facilities, … Continue reading →
This weekend at the Library: trumpets, trombones and giant puppets!
Looking for something to do this weekend? We will have lots of things happening at Boone County Public Library,1786 Burlington Pike, in Burlington. On Friday, February 17, check out the Jump ‘n Jive Big Band at 7 p.m. With swingin’ arrangements, this … Continue reading →
Every Quilt Tells a Story
On the second floor of Boone County Public Library’s Scheben Branch (8899 US 42 in Union), hangs a beautiful book quilt that is a fitting display for a library wall. The quilt portrays rows of shelves with books made out of … Continue reading →
Teens! Read new books before they are even published!
Do you impatiently wait for new book releases? Do you rush to the library or bookstore as soon as a book is published? What if I told you that you could join a book review team and get books before … Continue reading →