Audiobooks: Where Words Speak Volumes

Audiobooks: Where Words Speak Volumes

Wednesday, June 22nd – Kayla Thompson, Adult Services Happy summer, readers! Can you believe we are most of the way through June already? So many great things happen in June: summer vacation, pride month, the Summer Reading Program, and the Cape Girardeau Public Library’s 100th birthday (just to name a few). June also happens to […]

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Live and Read with Pride

Thursday, June 16, 2022 – Chely Munoz  . There’s far too much to say about Pride Month: The history formed by the LGBT community way before me, the controversy that has clung to it ever since, and the current commercialization by corporations seeking a quick buck selling rainbow merchandise. But if you claw down to […]

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Celebrating 100 Years!

June 8th, 2022 – Augusta Welsh, Adult Services                                            This year the Library is celebrating our 100 year anniversary! What started as a small 2,600 square foot library built in 1922 has grown into the […]

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Summer Reading: An Ocean of Possibilities

June 1st, 2022 – Kayla Thompson, Adult Services & Sharon Anderson, Youth Services Kayla: On your mark, get set, read! Today is the beginning of Cape Girardeau Public Library’s Summer Reading program: Oceans of Possibilities! It’s one of my favorite times to be a part of the library, and it’s when I personally do most […]

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Celebrating Latino Books Month!

May 18th, 2022 – Chely Munoz, Adult Services The month of May is about many things: spring, youth, love, and rebirth. It’s also about celebrating some absolutely fantastic Latino novels. Thankfully, over the past few years there has been a rise in Latino work in the publishing industry. Not by much mind you, going from […]

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National Biographer’s Day

May 11th, 2022 – Kayla Thompson, Adult Services Hello and good afternoon to all of our lovely patrons and community members! National Biographer’s Day is next week, so I am here to talk a little history and recommend some of my favorite biographies.  National Biographer’s Day happens every year on May 16th to commemorate the […]

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Get Caught Reading Month!

May 4th, 2022 – Alli Boyer, Youth Services May is “Get Caught Reading” month!  Here are some of our staff caught doing their favorite activity! Katie: The Anthropocene Reviewed by John Green “The audiobook was better.”   Linda: The Four Winds by Kristin Hannah “Whenever I’m down, I just think of Elsa – she was […]

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“What’s in a name?”: Shakespeare Day, April 23rd

April 27th, 2022 – Kayla Thompson, Adult Services Shakespeare is a name that is known across the world. He is taught in schools, studied at universities, and found on the shelves of libraries, bookstores, and the public alike. His works have been and still are translated into every known living language (and honestly probably one […]

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National Tea Day

April 22, 2022 – Augusta Welsh, Adult Services National Tea Day is celebrated in the United States on April 21st of each year. To celebrate National Tea Day, I plan on drinking several cups of tea and dreaming about soft scones and tiny cakes. In short, just another Thursday. I love black tea and buy […]

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Hip Hip Hooray, for National Library Workers Day!

April 15th, 2022 – Kayla Thompson, Adult Services Ever gone online and put a book on hold only for it to magically appear on a shelf with your name on it? Or signed up to have books picked out and shipped to your door for free? Visited your local library’s website to find staff picks, […]

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