Classics You Can Read in Less Than a Day

April 21, 2020 – Chelsea Dunbar, Adult Services If you’re like me, you probably have some classics you always meant to get to, but you’ve have been putting them off for some time now. Or maybe you have read them and it’s time to give them another look. In no particular order, here are some […]

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Staff Round-Up: Part One

April 19, 2020 – Kayla Thompson, Adult Services Coordinator Hello, people of the Cape Girardeau community! We here at the Cape Girardeau Public Library know that social distancing can be a bit of a buzz kill even if it is very necessary to abide by the rules and regulations. It’s hard not being able to […]

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Books to Binge on Netflix

April 18, 2020 – Kayla Thompson, Adult Services Coordinator So, how many of us are using this time indoors to catch up on our Netflix lists? I know that I have been. My mom and I have been watching “Call the Midwife” and “The Great British Baking Show”. For anyone out there getting through their […]

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(Mostly) Not Losing My Mind At Home

April 17, 2020 – Chris Martin, Adult Services On a normal day at the library, I’m in charge of interlibrary loans and ordering movies, audiobooks, music, and large print books for the library, among many other tasks! These past few weeks have been rather surreal for myself and I’m sure most everyone else who has […]

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Self-Isolating at Home

April 15, 2020 – Chelsea Dunbar, Adult Services Little did we know that there would be a Coronavirus outbreak a few months ago. It’s just me, my husband, the cat, and two smelly dogs. We’re self-isolating at home. Introverts by nature, it’s easy for us. Though, I’ll admit, we’re eager to go out to dinner […]

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Staying Healthy at Home

April 13, 2020 – Bonnie Pickel, User Services Assistant Supervisor I’m gonna be honest with you, this quarantine hasn’t been a fun time. My mental health has been struggling, but I’m trying to do a couple different things during the day to keep busy and distracted… Do Chores: Keeping busy with chores is a good […]

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A Time of Panic, Tiger King, and No Toilet Paper

April 12, 2020 – Adrianna Holt, Adult Services / Passport Agent On a normal, non-quarantine, non-pandemic type of day, instead of typing my thoughts down about what I’m doing during this time of panic, Tiger King, and no toilet paper, I’d be working at the Adult Services desk. I would be handling phone calls, taking […]

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10 Practical Things to Do While Practicing Social Distancing

April 11, 2020 – Kayla Thompson, Adult Services Coordinator Greetings from my home to (hopefully) yours! Being stuck in the house can be a little anxiety inducing, even if it is for the greater good. I decided to come up with a practical list of things to do during this time of social distancing. There […]

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