Thursday, March 28, 2013
Our panel of experts are waiting in the comments to answer your questions about what to read and more in the latest installment of Ask the Patch Pro.
It's time for another edition of Ask the Patch Pro, where each week we tackle a different topic and open up the comments section for questions. Our team of experts stop in to help you out and answer your questions. This week we're talking about books. What books should you be reading? What are the hot books right now? Is there a classic book you just can't go without having read? What books should your kids be reading?Patch wants to help you get your questions answered, but we needed some help. We've compiled a team of experts to help us out. Meet the experts:
Monday, March 25, 2013
Patch is looking for experts who can talk must-reads and answer questions for readers.
We want to find the answers to all your book-related questions this week, but we need a little help. In the latest edition of "Ask the Patch Pro" we need local experts who can answer readers' questions and offer advice. What books should you be reading? What are the hot books right now? Is there a classic book you just can't go without having read? What books should your kids be reading? If you consider yourself an expert and can answer these questions and more, let us know two ways. One: You can leave a comment on this post along with your email address. Two: You can send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. We need experts to answer questions on Thursday, March 28. Curious as to what we are looking for? Take a look at some of our …
Monday, May 14, 2012
A weekly look at Kirkwood Public Library happenings
Kirkwood Public Library's Summer Reading Kickoff Party is Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon. Easy summer reading sign up all day long from home or the library, beginning at 9 a.m. If you and your family are out and about on Saturday, drop by for some fun activities featuring: Hope to see you on Saturday, but remember to count your reading time beginning on Saturday and sign up from home if you can't get to library.
Wednesday, January 25, 2012
A study from Central Connecticut State University places St. Louis in the top 10 most literate cities in the U.S.
A new study indicates book worms and bibliophiles populate St. Louis. Central Connecticut State University released a study today naming the top 10 most literatue U.S. cities. The study, according to the university's website, focused on newspaper circulation, number of bookstores, library resources, periodical publishing resources, educational attainment and internet resources. Here's CCSU's top ten most literate cities: We're wondering how often you read. Do you always have a book open, or is it a rare occasion to paruse the library shelves?
Thursday, March 3, 2011
This week, we asked local librarians to recommend five good reads for adults and for kids.
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Thursday, March 3, 2011
In honor of Read Across America Day, this week's Patch Picks features five must-read books for kids and for grown-up kids. We talked to local librarians to get their picks, but we'd love to hear from you, too. Leave a comment to let us know what you're reading. We asked Lynn Bosso, director of youth services at Kirkwood Public Library, which books she recommends for kids. Here are her picks, and her comments on each: Pat Rohan, reference manager for Kirkwood Public Library, had a few recommendations for adults as well, ranging from history to mystery. Here are her picks: All of these can be found at your local library, whether you use Kirkwood Public Library, Webster Groves Public Library or St. Louis County Library. We also have a couple …